After an accident that results in injuries, you will have to file an insurance claim with the agency of the person or company that is at fault. Filing a claim might seem simple, but there are specific forms and paperwork that must be completed. The insurance company will ask you for releases that should not be signed. You need to work with a Denver injury lawyer who will protect you and your claim.
An insurance agent is not your friend. Their goal is to limit their financial liability and give you as little as possible. You need enough compensation to cover all of your losses. Don’t let the insurance company take advantage.
Michael Fayard knows how to negotiate with local insurance agents and understands the tactics they use. He will make sure your claim is filed correctly and follow it through to trial, if necessary.
303 Law Help can help with any personal injury that you or a loved one has experienced. Attorney Michael Fayard knows Colorado’s personal injury law and how to navigate the Denver court system.
You’re better off working with him than going it alone.
Whether you’re driving along I-70 or the beltway around I-470, car accidents are common in and around Denver. They often happen because of driver error, and it’s important to work with a lawyer to find out who should be held accountable.
Many big rigs can be seen on the highways of Denver. While they are beneficial to the economy, they can threaten other vehicles on the road. If a large commercial vehicle caused your accident, contact Michael to start an investigation right away.
Owners and managers of property are required to make sure the premises are safe. Despite this legal requirement, slip and fall accidents and other incidents are common. A personal injury lawsuit might help you get the compensation you need to cover your losses.
The sellers and manufacturers of products should be held responsible if they create a dangerous or defective item. Children’s toys, food products, and other items are recalled every year, often because they can or did cause injury. You can file a civil suit against corporations that cause you harm.
Motorcycles are fun to ride, but they can also be dangerous. Many motorcycle accidents are caused when other drivers on the road fail to see bikes around them. That is often the fault of an irresponsible (or negligent) driver. An attorney can help you navigate a motorcycle claim to get the damages you’re owed.
The owners of dogs and other animals are responsible for their pets. If you are bitten or attacked, you may suffer serious injuries. It’s essential to get medical attention as soon as possible. Then, contact an attorney who will help you file a claim.
Although you may be able to get workers’ compensation after an injury on the job, there may be third parties to blame. Workers’ comp won’t cover everything. You may be able to file a personal injury claim to cover all your losses.
If your loved one was involved in a situation caused by another person or company and they died as a result, you should immediately contact a lawyer. These claims can be highly complex, and you shouldn’t have to deal with them alone.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are common in personal injury accidents. They require specialized medical treatment that can last years. You need an attorney who can properly calculate your total past and future expenses to ensure a satisfactory personal injury settlement.
If you are in a car accident, truck wreck, or another tragic incident, you might injure your spinal cord. This can result in bulging discs, chronic pain, or even paralysis. You will need medical help right away. Then, when you’re able, contact a personal injury attorney for help.
When you’ve been injured by someone else, you need to act quickly. There is a time limit on your claim. This is called Denver’s statute of limitations. In most cases, you can only file a lawsuit within two years of your injury. If you miss this deadline, your case will be thrown out, and you won’t be able to get compensation for your losses.
In some cases, you may not be able to tell that you suffered harm right away. If you did not immediately notice your injury, the two-year time limit might run from your “discovery date” rather than the accident date.
Personal injury lawsuits in Denver may be filed in court depending on how much money is at stake.
If your claim is worth less than $7,500, then you might file your case in the Denver County Small Claims Court. This court is located on the first floor of the City and County Building, 1437 Bannock Street, Room 135, Denver, CO 80202. The telephone number is (720) 865-7840, and their fax number is (720) 865-8259.
The Denver County Court handles cases with damages that reach up to $25,000. They are located in the City and County Building, 1427 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80202.
The Denver County District Court/2nd Judicial District has no limit on the amount of damages. This court is located at 1437 Bannock Street, Room 256, Denver, CO 80202. For civil matters, they can be reached at (303) 606-2300.
Attorney Michael Fayard is familiar with all of the civil courts in Denver County, and he can appear on your behalf and file documents for you. Contact 303 Law Help. It’s better to be represented than deal with the situation alone.
Michael represented an elderly client that was the victim of a hit and run accident. He prepared to file a civil suit alleging personal injury and bad faith. As a result, the insurance company tendered their policy limits of $100,000.
Michael was co-counsel representing a maritime worker that was injured when a negligent employee struck him in the head with a bell hammer attached to a crane. Pre-trial offer was $0.00.
Personal injury law varies from state to state, so it’s important to work with a lawyer who knows Colorado laws.
Attorney Michael Fayard is a genuine trial lawyer. He knows how to negotiate settlements, but he’s also not afraid to push to trial. If the insurance company refuses to make you a fair offer, he will collect the evidence, prepare for court, and sue.
When getting ready to go to court, it’s important to gather all of the necessary evidence to support your case. That is primarily done through the discovery process. This is where both sides exchange documents and information that they have related to the accident. The goal is to find evidence that determines liability, negligence, and damages.
Throughout the claims process, the insurance company and your car accident attorney may engage in settlement negotiations. These may take place over the phone, via email, or in letters. You may even be required to attend a mediation to try to reach a fair settlement.
The insurance company may make you a reasonable offer. But, if they don’t, you can reject their offer and continue to trial. You call the shots when you work with attorney Fayard.
It’s not uncommon for the insurance company to make you a quick offer before you even file a lawsuit. They do this to try to get rid of the claim. They may even do this before you’ve had a chance to talk to an attorney.
Don’t sign anything or accept a settlement offer before you consult a personal injury lawyer.
In a personal injury claim, you can recover compensation to cover all of the losses you experienced. Personal injury damages include:
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No two cases are the same. Because of this, attorney Fayard offers free consultations to help you understand your situation. He will listen to your story and review the facts. If you decide to work with him, he will gather evidence and support your claim to help you get the best possible result.
We know that money isn’t everything, but it can help you cover your past-due bills and move forward with life.