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At Anderson Hemmat, our personal injury attorneys have devoted their careers to helping clients face serious personal, financial, and medical crises. In doing this, we have earned a reputation among our adversaries and the Colorado legal community as dedicated professionals who work to adhere to the highest legal and ethical standards. Our Denver Injury Attorneys will fight for your rights as an accident victim. Whether you are a victim of a drunk driver accident with injuries, hit by a texting driver, in an accident with a commercial truck, struck on your bicycle in Denver, in an accident with an uninsured motorist or in any type of car accident with injuries our experienced Denver personal injury attorneys can help. Watch this video on how we can help.
Julie Anderson is a co-founding principal partner of Anderson Hemmat. She is the partner in charge of Pre-litigation matters for the firm. This means she oversees all aspects of your case up until a lawsuit is filed. She also acts as co-counsel to Mr. Hemmat during trials. Ms. Anderson has been a Colorado resident since 1989. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English from William Smith. Ms. Anderson then attended the University of Denver as a dual degree student, studying law at the Sturm College of Law and psychology at the Graduate School of Psychology. | Continue reading Julie's profile...
Chad Hemmat is a co-founding principal partner of Anderson Hemmat. Mr. Hemmat directs all civil litigation operations at AHM. Litigation is the actual court process. Mr. Hemmat is personally involved in every case and insures that each client receives impeccable representation. Mr. Hemmat's litigation team includes very experienced attorneys and paralegals as well as investigators who have worked as a cohesive unit successfully for many years. Mr. Hemmat attended elementary school through high school in Golden, Colorado. Mr. Hemmat received his Bachelor's Degree from Colorado State University, and received his law degree, a Juris Doctor, from University of Denver College of Law. | Continue reading Chad's profile...
Jason G. Alleman is an associate attorney at Anderson Hemmat. Mr. Alleman graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Russian. Mr. Alleman went on to earn his J.D. from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. While at the University of Denver, Mr. Alleman served as the Executive Articles Editor for the Transportation Law Journal, as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Judge Popovich in the 17th Judicial District, and as President of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society Student Chapter. Mr. Alleman also received the Scholastic Excellence Award for earning the highest grade in his Advanced Legal Writing course. Mr. Alleman joined the law firm of Anderson Hemmat in 2011 and has been handling cases involving personal injury, workers' compensation, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. | Continue reading Jason's profile...
Cameron O. Hunter is an associate attorney at Anderson Hemmat. Mr. Hunter received his Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from Utah State University, his Master’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of Denver, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. During his graduate studies at the University of Denver, Mr. Hunter served on the Honor Board for the Sturm College of Law, as the Survey Editor for the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, and also held multiple teaching and research assistant positions. Mr. Hunter has also worked as a student attorney for one of the University of Denver’s legal clinics, interned for the Honorable Judge Chase in the 18th Judicial District, and clerked for multiple personal injury law firms. | Continue reading Cameron's profile...
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Typically, a personal injury accident case will go to trial when a settlement agreement cannot be reached outside of courts. If the defendant in the personal injury case is refusing to offer a settlement that accurately reflects the extent of damages, then a trial might be the only option to secure maximum financial compensation.
The best way to know whether or not you should accept a personal injury settlement is to consult with an accident lawyer you trust. Insurance companies try to get claimants to settle quickly before they know how much they actually could get for their accident. Consider having your personal injury case evaluated by a Denver accident attorney from our law firm.
Anderson Hemmat operates on a contingency fee basis. This is a "no recovery, no fee" guarantee which basically states that you do not owe us attorney fees until we obtain a verdict or settlement for you. To learn more about payment options, please call our experienced accident attorneys directly.
While it is not mandatory that you have legal representation for a personal injury case, it can be extremely beneficial. Many people are cut short of the financial compensation because they were not aware of how much they actually deserved for their extensive accident.
Many people do not go to the hospital after car accidents either because they think they are not injured or they fear they will have to pay out of pocket for the visit. Truthfully, many car accident injuries can go undetected and may not begin to bother the victim until days or even weeks after the accident. As a precaution, anyone involved in a moderate to serious car accident should go to the hospital for a physical evaluation. Most likely, this visit will be covered by insurance. Just be sure to keep record of the visit and the payment for the visit.
It can be difficult for a driver to know how much they're entitled to after a car accident. Many drivers accept the insurance company's first settlement offer because they trust that it's fair and will be enough to cover all accident-related expenses. This is not always the case. We encourage drivers to consult with a car accident attorney after a collision for a second opinion on how much your claim is worth. More often than not, insurance companies offer claimants far less than they actually deserve.
Colorado has comparative/contributory negligence laws. This means that even drivers who are partially at fault for accidents can recover compensation from insurance. However, this does not apply to drivers who are more than 50 percent at fault for the collision. For example, if the insurance adjusters decided that you were 20 percent at-fault and the other driver was 80 percent at-fault, then you could collect up to 80 percent from the other driver's insurance.
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