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2015 News

Cares Foundation

Announcing the Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship

Bachus & Schanker, LLC understands the importance of a quality education and has created a scholarship to help students with their career goals and intellectual development.

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Cares Foundation

Bachus & Schanker, LLC supports Boo at the Zoo for the fifth year

Providing a safe and fun environment for children and their families is important to Bachus & Schanker, LLC, which is why members of its Cares Foundation board, employees, and friends and family members spent the last weekend of October volunteering at the 31st annual Boo at the Zoo, the Denver Zoo's premier Halloween event.

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Firm News

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Wins Large Jury Verdict in Drunken Driving Case

Kyle Bachus, managing partner of Bachus & Schanker, LLC, led a trial team that achieved a $2.7 million jury verdict, including $800,000 in punitive damages, for the family Michael Snyder.

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Cares Foundation

Cinco-Cinco 5K Run/Walk

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is the presenting sponsor of the 22nd annual Cinco-Cinco 5K Run/Walk and Children's Fun Run. On Saturday, May 2, at Colorado State University's (CSU) Oval in Fort Collins, Colo., more than 300 runners, walkers and families will participate to raise scholarship funds for deserving students.

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Firm News

Firm Founders interview with Lawdragon

Co-founders Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker talk to Lawdragon about how they came together around a mutual goal to build a law firm that seeks justice for the underdog and helps level the playing field for people fighting the insurance industry.

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Firm News

Attorney David Krivit named equity member at Bachus & Schanker, LLC

Bachus & Schanker, LLC, recently named attorney David Krivit as equity member. Krivit has been with the law firm for five years, and specializes in representing victims of personal injury, involving dangerous premises, motor vehicles, dangerous products, assaults, consumer fraud and insurance bad faith.

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Firm News

Bachus & Schanker, LLC attorneys rated as Super Lawyers

Bachus & Schanker, LLC's Founding Partners, Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker, have been selected as 2015 Colorado Super Lawyers and Associate Maaren Johnson has been named a 2015 Rising Star.

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Firm News

Bachus & Schanker, LLC accepts the first ever Victim Services Achievement Award from MADD® Colorado

Bachus & Schanker, LLC announced that Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado has awarded the law firm with its first Victim Services Achievement Award. On January 15, Darin Schanker accepted the award, which was presented by national MADD President, Colleen Sheehey-Church, outgoing national President Jan Withers and Colorado Executive Director, Francis Lanzer. Since 2007, Bachus & Schanker has donated $217,840 in sponsorship monies that facilitated more than 6,000 hours of MADD victim services - emotional support, guidance through the judicial process, connections to counseling and victim compensation - that MADD provides at no charge for Colorado victims and survivors of drunk and drugged driving.

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Firm News

Kyle Bachus named to 5280's Top Lawyers 2015

Co-founder and co-managing partner, J. Kyle Bachus, has been recognized for his outstanding achievements by making 5280 Magazine's Top Lawyers 2015 list. 5280 sent ballots to thousands of metro-Denver attorneys asking for recommendations for lawyers in various law specialties and conducted interviews to come up with their list. They considered things like: Which attorneys are most effective in court? Who has a reputation that exceeds his skill?

Read the full criteria and the list here: 5280's Top Lawyers 2015

2014 News (Click to Expand)  

Founding Partner Kyle Bachus and his wife featured in Denver Life

One of Bachus & Schanker, LLC Cares Foundation's founding partners, Kyle Bachus, is featured along with his wife, Jessica Bachus, founder of Dolls for Daughters, in the November issue of Denver Life.

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Denver law firm receives recognition from national philanthropy organization

Bachus & Schanker, LLC was honored to receive the outstanding small business award at the National Philanthropy Day in Colorado luncheon on November 14. The event honors and recognizes the contributions of people and organizations active in the philanthropic community. Congratulations to fellow National Philanthropy Day 2014 award winners: Ball Corporation, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, Conrad Nelson, Jan Weimer of the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, Sheila Bugdanowitz of the Rose Community Foundation, Hugo Improvement Partnership, Arden Gray, Jamie Angelich, Allison Winn, Parker Kids' Club and Charles D. Latuda.

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Chipotle Fair Labor Standards Act Case

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is part of a U.S. legal team working with individuals to bring legal suit against Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. for allegedly violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC attorneys win multimillion-dollar verdicts

Bachus & Schanker, LLC attorneys, Equity Partner Chris Elliott and Brian Downing, associate, recently won million dollar+ verdicts in less than one week.

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Kyle Bachus and Morgan Carroll named to "Barrister's Best"

Our very own Kyle Bachus and Morgan Carroll were voted "Barrister's Best Class Action Plaintiff Attorney," "Barrister's Best" and "People's Choice for Lawyer Turned Legislator," respectively, by Law Week Colorado!

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ASR Hip Replacement Recall Update

The courts are now evaluating cases for patients who received the ASR hip replacement revision surgery after August 31, 2013.

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Maaren Johnson receives honor as top woman lawyer by Law Week Colorado

Congratulations to associate Maaren Johnson for being one of Law Week Colorado's Top Women Lawyers of 2014! Her tenacity and success in the courtroom have earned her a place among only eight women selected for their achievements in the legal profession and in the community. We are proud to have her on our team!

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC $15 million jury award largest in state in 2013

2014 jury verdicts have been tallied, and it's official; Bachus & Schanker, LLC received the largest personal injury verdict - $15 million - in Colorado.

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#Tell2Friends Contest

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is running a contest to help spread the word about our new phone number: any CO area code+ 222-2222. Enter our #Tell2Friends contest for a chance to win $222.22. Visit the #Tell2Friends tab on our Facebook page for more information (fb.com/bachusschanker) or click here for more information..

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Attorney Maaren Johnson Wins Auto Insurance Cases

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Attorney, Maaren Johnson, recently won three auto insurance cases against State Farm and Allstate in a span of just five weeks.

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Associate Attorney Senator Morgan Carroll Named One of Denver's Most Powerful People

Bachus & Schanker, LLC's Morgan Carroll named to 5280 Magazine's prestigious list of the 50 most powerful people in Denver. This is Carroll's first time being named to 5280's list. She also serves as president of state Senate.

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Equity Partner Chris Elliott Named a Top 40 Under 40

Congratulations to Bachus & Schanker, LLC equity partner Chris Elliott for making the Denver Business Journal's 2014 Top 40 under 40 list.

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Kyle Bachus article in Law Week on Subrogation

Bachus & Schanker, LLC founding partner Kyle Bachus authored an article at Law Week on subrogation, which can often make or break settlements.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC expands employment law practice with merger

Bachus & Schanker, LLC announced it is merging with Elwyn Schaefer & Associates, P.C., to significantly expand its Employment Law practice.

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2013 News (Click to Expand)  

Morgan Carroll elected president of Colorado State Senate

Associate Attorney Morgan Carroll was recently elected president of the Colorado State Senate. In an interview with Law Week Colorado, she details her interest in advocacy for the injured.

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Bachus Interview on Colorado Labor Law Violations

In an interview with the Colorado Springs Independent, Bachus & Schanker, LLC founder Kyle Bachus details issues surrounding labor law violations, including wage and hour violations.

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da Vinci Robotic Surgical System may cause serious medical complications

Reports of life-threatening robotic surgery complications are on the rise. Learn more about the injuries associated with the da Vinci robot.

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Manufacturer of Mirena® IUD Failed to Warn of Certain Migration Risks

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is reviewing potential lawsuits for patients whose Mirena® IUD migrated and required surgical removal. Mirena®, an intra-uterine device (IUD) manufactured by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, is inserted by a trained healthcare provider during an office visit and prevents pregnancy by releasing levonorgestrel into the uterus.

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Seven Things You Can Do to Avoid a Deadly Rollover Accident

A rollover crash often leads to serious injury. Many times such accidents result in ejection of passengers, which frequently results in death. In 2010 alone, more than 7,500 drivers and passengers died in rollover crashes. There are several things you as a driver can do to reduce the chance of being involved in a deadly rollover accident.

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Significant Health Dangers Associated with Surgical Debris

Learn about the serious and hidden threat that can follow us from the surgery table when surgeons leave behind instruments, needles and sponges in our abdominal cavity.

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Understanding Wrongful Death

When someone dies, it's understandable that we look for something or someone on which to blame our tragic loss. However, according to law, there are strict definitions of when a death can be legally considered a 'wrongful death and a lawsuit filed against the offending party(ies).

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The United States of Amusing Laws

In an effort to highlight some of the major amendments and revisions in the history of American law, we've constructed an infographic, The United States of Amusing-Laws-and-Lawsuits-Ica.

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Protect Yourself from Electrical Dangers Around Your Home

We hear about people every year who have died through accidents involving electricity. Mishandled electricity can cause shock, burns, psychological damage, neurological damage, and heart stoppage.

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $8.3 Million To Plaintiff In First DePuy ASR Lawsuit To Go To Trial

A jury awarded $338,136.12 in medical expenses and $8 million for pain and suffering to the plaintiff in the first DePuy ASR lawsuit to go to trial.

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Jury In First Transvaginal Mesh Trial Awards Plaintiff $11.11 million

On February 25, 2013, after five days of deliberation, the jury ruled in favor of the plaintiff Linda Gross in her case transvaginal mesh case against Johnson & Johnson.

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Increased Traffic Fatalities Underscore Importance of Ignition Interlock Laws

In the first six months of 2012, traffic fatalities nationwide increased nine percent compared to figures for the same time period in the previous year. This is the largest percentage increase for a half-year period on record. The cause of the increased fatalities has not been released, however we know that historically nearly one-third of all fatal vehicle crashes involve a drunk driver. Findings such as these make passage of legislation that requires convicted drunk drivers to use an ignition interlock device more important than ever.

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Forty Percent Failure of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Anticipated

Johnson & Johnson estimated in 2011 that nearly 40 percent of its all-metal hip replacement devices would fail within five years of implantation.

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Colorado Senator Morgan Carroll Joins Bachus & Schanker, LLC

On January 1, 2013, Bachus & Schanker, LLC welcomed State Senator Morgan Carroll as an attorney in the law firm, working in the areas of mass torts, employment law, and social security.

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Chandler Grafner Case Can Move Forward, Says Colorado Court

On December 19, 2012, the Denver-based 10th Circuit Court of appeals ruled that Bachus & Schanker, LLC's case against two Denver child protection workers could move forward. The caseworkers are accused of failing to investigate suspicions of abuse in the weeks leading up to the starvation and dehydration death of seven-year-old Chandler Grafner.

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2012 News (Click to Expand)  

State Courts Caseload Statistics Published

The National Center for State Courts recently published the latest edition of its report "Examining the Work of State Courts: An Analysis of 2010 State Court Caseloads."

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How to Be Safe on the 10 Deadliest Days on the Road

Certainly drunk driving and not wearing seatbelts are heavily implicated as causes for Colorado's traffic injuries and fatalities. But, you may wonder what are some of the other driver actions that result in serious injury or death.

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U.S. Department of justice releases criminal victimization numbers

The U.S. Department of Justice recently released the results of the National Crime Victimization Survey for 2011.

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AAJ Report: US Chamber of Commerce actions hurt Americans

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) revealed findings that show the US Chamber of Commerce threatens Americans' rights.

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Kyle Bachus Addresses Colorado Bar Association Annual Tort Law Update

Bachus & Schanker, LLC founding partner Kyle Bachus addressed Colorado lawyers as part of the Annual Tort Law Update 2012 seminar and spoke on Subrogation Law.

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Colorado Victims Rights Act

Learn more about the Colorado Victims Rights Amendment, which helps give crime victims a more active role in the workings of the criminal justice process.

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9 Driving Safety Tips for Sharing the Road with Trucks

Large truck accidents cause nearly 5,000 deaths annually, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Learn how to protect yourself and your family with these 9 safety tips for sharing the road with large trucks.

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Darin Schanker addresses Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

At the Colorado Trial Lawyers annual convention, Darin Schanker of Bachus & Schanker, LLC addressed the group on a need for more time in the voir dire process.

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Coping After Loss of a Loved One

Long-term adjustment to the loss of a loved one through an accident is a slow and painful process. Learn how to copy in the first 60 days for your long-term health and well being.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Helps Build Habitat for Humanity Home

Bachus & Schanker, LLC employees joined Habitat for Humanity in constructing a house for local people in need of decent, affordable housing.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC firm tradition: The Wall-Bop Golf Tournament

As is the longstanding tradition, Bachus & Schanker, LLC again supported the Wall-Bop Golf Tournament this year. Held on July 14, 2012, the tournament raised funds for the Alive at 25 Teen Program.

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Water safety is something no parent or pool owner can afford to take lightly.To avoid tragedy, it is vitally important that you observe these 12 tips for pool safety.

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Bicycle Safety Tips

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year more than 500,000 people in the U.S. are treated in emergency rooms for bicycle-related injuries and more than 700 die. Over half of the injuries are to children ages 15 and under. Teaching your children to ride bicycles safely and defensively will go a long way toward protecting them from harm. Following these fifteen tips is a good place to start.

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NBI Seminar presentation on uninsured motorist law

On May 16, 2012, Kyle Bachus spoke at a National Business Institute (NBI) seminar on the topic of "Overcoming Complex Challenges in Uninsured/ Underinsured Motorists."

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The 10 most dangerous jobs in America

In 2010, 4,547 workers died while on the job, which seems like a lot until you realize that in 2000 there were 5,915 work-related fatalities. Learn which jobs are worst.

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Founding Partner Kyle Bachus Addresses National Center for Victims of Crime Seminar

On June 14, 2012, founding partner Kyle Bachus was a featured speaker at the event "Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Colorado: A Primer for Service Providers."

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National Distracted Driver Awareness Month

The attorneys of Bachus & Schanker, LLC are well aware of the havoc wrought at the hands of distracted drivers each year in Colorado and throughout the nation. On many occasions we have been called upon to represent the victims of accidents caused by distracted drivers.

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Most Dangerous Street Crossings in Denver and Colorado Springs

Learn what are the most dangerous intersections in Denver and Colorado Springs based on accident report data.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Named Super Lawyers for 2012

Bachus & Schanker, LLC founders Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker earned designation as Super Lawyers for 2012. Associate attorney Marc Harden was named a rising star.

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Understanding the Fair Labor Compensation Act

Employees and employers alike are often confused by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and specifically who is eligible for overtime pay. The attorneys at Bachus & Shanker are committed to protecting employees' right to receive the wages and overtime pay they are due.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Founding Partners Address Legal Community

Over the past few months, Kyle Bachus and Darin Shanker, founding partners of Bachus & Schanker, LLC have served as featured speakers at several professional gatherings of note.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC MADD Statewide Sponsor in 2012

Bachus & Shanker is pleased to continue its commitment to Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) in 2012 by again serving as the organization's statewide sponsor.

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2011 News (Click to Expand)  

Car Accidents Increase During the Holidays

The holidays can be a dangerous time to be on the roads with increased inclement weather and more incidents of drunk driving.

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Social SEcurity Disability Benefits Claims Process Difficult

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is being utilized at a much higher rate - will there be funds remaining for you?

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Distracted Driving Increases Car Accidents

In our fast-paced world, there are more and more distractions for drivers on the road. According to CTIA - The Wireless Association there were 293 million wireless cell phone subscribers as of June 2010 in the US. This has increased 51% from 194 million in June 2005. With the increase in cell phones - distracted driving accidents are likely.

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AAJ Investigates Dangerous Toys

Bachus & Schanker, LLC examines the American Association for Justice research on Dangerous Toys and the Role of America's Civil Justice System

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Halloween Safety Tips

Using safety tips and some common sense can help you make the most of your Halloween season. Follow these safety tips for halloween this year.

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MADD Law Enforcement Recognition

Bachus & Schanker, LLC joins Colorado MADD in recognizing law enforcement officials for their fight against drunk driving.

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Bachus Presents on Subrogation Updates

Founding partner Kyle Bachus was selected to present on subrogation updates by the Colorado Bar Association.

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Workers Compensation State by State Infographic

Learn about the laws and guidelines for workers compensation insurance program in your state.

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FDA Investigates Transvaginal Mesh cases

Transvaginal mesh cases are under increased scrutiny by the FDA and more stringent pre-screening is needed.

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Zoloft, Paxil and anti-depressants linked to birth defects

Studies have shown that women who took antidepressants during the first three months of pregnancy were much more likely to have a child with a congenital heart defect. In addition, mothers who took antidepressants after the 20th week of pregnancy were nearly six times as likely to have a baby develop Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH).

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Drop-Crib Baby Cribs Banned

Drop-side cribs are banned by the Consumer Product Safety Commission after being blamed for dozens of baby deaths.

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Bachus Chairs Legal Seminar

Founding partner Kyle Bachus was recently asked to chair a CLE seminar for the Colorado Bar Association.

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Avanza Supermarket Advertising

Avanza Supermarkets instituted a practice of charging 10% more at the register than the marked prices on both advertisements and posted shelf prices.

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Auto Insurance Basics with Haystack Help

Darin Schanker, a founding partner at Bachus & Schanker, LLC recently spoke on CBS 4's Haystack Colorado about auto insurance basics.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Denver Office

We are pleased to announce that our Denver office is moving to a new space at 1899 Wynkoop Street, Suite 700. The office has an entire floor of the 400,000 square foot building near Union Station in Lower Downtown.

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Our Company Credo

Bachus & Schanker, LLC crafts a company credo to put company values into words.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Denver Office

We are pleased to announce that our Denver office is moving to a new space at 1899 Wynkoop Street, Suite 700. The office has an entire floor of the 400,000 square foot building near Union Station in Lower Downtown.

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Pinnacol Assurance Insurance Company Faces Scrutiny

Pinnacol Assurance, a Colorado state government subdivision that provides worker's compensation insurance continues to appear in the spotlight, more than six months after it was first called out for irresponsible financial activity.

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2010 News (Click to Expand)  

Dolls for Daughters Gives Away More than 4,000 Toys

This Christmas, Dolls for Daughters gave away more than 4,100 new toys to families. The CBS Evening News filmed the giveaway and featured the organization on their December 22, 2010 show.

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MADD and Bachus & Schanker, LLC Look Ahead

On December 7, 2010, Colorado MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) held a breakfast to recruit volunteers for its initiatives in 2011. As statewide sponsor, Bachus & Schanker, LLC works with MADD to help with events, recruitment, and raising awareness about drunk driving.

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Further Decrease in Drunk Driving Deaths Found

Bachus & Schanker, LLC, a Colorado injury law firm, has compiled a report that shows a continuing long-term decrease in the number of alcohol-related fatalities in the state of Colorado between 2005-2009. However, the state-wide trend does not hold for some counties, which have seen large increases in drunk driving deaths from 2008 to 2009. We hope that the findings will help act as a deterrent to those who may consider driving under the influence during the upcoming holiday season.

Read the study: 2009 DUI-Related Fatalities in Colorado
Read the press release: Bachus & Schanker, LLC Continue to See a Decrease in Colorado Drunk Driving Fatalities

Teen driving accident statistics

Teen drivers face increased dangers when driving than older drivers do. Bachus & Schanker, LLC created this infographic to raise awareness of the risk teenage drivers face, from inexperience to texting and driving.

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Steps to Baby Proof Your Home

Do you know how to distinguish the "Musts" from the "Shoulds" for your newborn safety equipment? Here are 9 things you need to do in your home to keep your baby safe.

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Meridia Diet Pill Recall

Attention! Abbott Laboratories and the FDA have announced a voluntary withdraw of Meridia (sibutramine), a weight loss drug, due to clinical trial data indicating an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

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Colorado Tort Law Presentation

Mr. Kyle Bachus and Mr. Darin Schanker spoke at the 2010 Tort Law Update put on by the Colorado Bar Association.

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Evenflo Car Seat Recall

Evenflo Maestro Combination Booster Seats are being recalled as the seat may crack and fail in frontal crashes, which increases the risk of injury. Learn more about this recall and the affected car seat models.

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Tractor Trailer Accident Statistics

Bachus & Schanker, LLC, has compiled a graphic on semi truck crash statistics and the prevalence of brake failure as a cause. While truck-related fatalities have decreased in recent years, truckers and other drivers can use this information to stay safe on Colorado roads.

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My Lawyer - Travels With Me

Bachus & Schanker, LLC develops "My Lawyer" app to provide a platform for Colorado citizens to access their legal rights.

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Fourmile Canyon Boulder Wildfire

The Fourmile Canyon wildfire in Boulder, CO sparked Monday, September 6th. Authorities believe that the fire may have been caused by a fire pit. 3,500 residents were forced to evacuate and 169 homes have been destroyed. If your home was destroyed, it's important you understand your rights regarding your home insurance claim.

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Kyle Bachus Presents at CTLA 2010

Mr. Kyle Bachus presented at the Colorado Trial Lawyers (CTLA) convention on August, 6, 2010. He spoke on the Make Whole rule and the Common Fund Doctrine.

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Colorado Make Whole Bill Gives Consumers Insurance Protection

Colorado Governor Bill Ritter signed House Bill 10-1168, also known as the Make Whole bill, into law. The new bill takes a great stride in protecting consumers from the questionable practices of insurance companies. Bachus & Schanker, LLC is proud to have played a significant role in helping bring this bill into law.

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Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Statistics

Bachus & Schanker, LLC has compiled an infographic on the latest nursing home abuse statistics. This information can help seniors and their loved ones be aware of the risk factors for abuse in nursing homes and how to avoid abuse and neglect. With this information, elders and their families can select the best and safest nursing home facilities.

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FDA Warning on Avandia

The FDA advisory panel voted Wednesday to keep the controversial drug, Avandia on the market, but with warnings of "significant safety" concerns based on studies that link the drug to increased risk of heart attack. 17 members voted for stricter wanting labels and restrictions on the sale of the drug.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Releases Mobile Website

Bachus & Schanker, LLC introduces a mobile version of our website. We are there for you when you need us most, providing the information that you need at your fingertips. The mobile site includes information on Colorado Accident Law, Your Rights, and the importance of seeking medical treatment in an easy-to-read, easy-to-navigate format.

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2010 Dolls for Daughters Bowl-a-Thon Helps Children in Need

On May 22, 2010 Dolls for Daughters raised $3682 and had 115 new toys donated for their Dolls for Daughters and Toys for Boys toy drive. The toys will be given away along with at least 3000 new toys to boys and girls in the Denver Community on December 11, 2010.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Client Wins Big At Trial

Amy's life was changed when her car was rear ended by a young woman distracted by her cell phone. After PT and pain management treatment, Amy was referred to a surgeon who recommended back surgery. Because of her injuries, she missed nearly three years of work. State Farm offered only $35,000 to Amy for both medical bills and lost wages but Kyle Bachus took the case to trial and recovered nearly $300,000 for his client.

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Motorcycle Injuries & Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Bachus & Schanker, LLC have compiled an infographic to help motorcyclists understand common motorcycle injuries, how to protect themselves, the most severe motorcycle injuries, motorcycle crash statistics for hospital charges and insurance coverage, as well as, the time of the year that most motorcycle accidents occur. With this information, motorcyclists and other drivers can help to keep our roads a safe place.

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AAJ Reports Litigation Improves Car Safety Innovation

The American Association for Justice released a free report on how civil trial attorneys and the civil justice system helps improve auto safety innovations.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Named 2010 Superlawyers

Bachus & Schanker, LLC founding partners Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker have been given the commendation of "Superlawyers" for the year 2010.

This marks the fourth year in a row that Mr. Bachus and Mr. Schanker have received this merit, which is given to only 5% of the attorneys in each state.

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Avandia Safety Concerns

The diabetes drug Avandia is under intense scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because of its link to heart-related deaths, heart attacks and other severe health risks.

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New Client Resource Portal

To kick off 2010, the law firm of Bachus & Schanker, LLC added an innovative new resource website for its clients.

Our new client access site gives clients a more efficient, digital way to fill out forms, get important information on the legal process of their cases, and contact their Attorneys, Paralegals, and Case Managers directly.

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Toyota Prius Brake Problems

On the heels of the largest motor vehicle recall ever, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will begin an investigation of complaints about problems with the brakes on Toyota's Prius. The recent Toyota recalls due to faulty gas pedals and floor mats involves eight models and millions vehicles.

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Corporate Accountability and Consumer Protection in 2010

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) works to make sure people have a fair chance to receive justice through the legal system when they are injured by the negligence or misconduct of others - even when it means taking on the most powerful corporations. Read about their corporate accountability initiatives for 2010.

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How We Help Though Bachus & Schanker, LLC Cares Foundation

The Bachus & Schanker, LLC Cares Foundation was created in January of 2009 to support founding partners, J. Kyle Bachus and Darin L. Schanker's belief in giving back to the local Denver, Colorado community.

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Kyle Bachus Featured Lecturer at Blockbuster Auto Seminar

On Friday, January 22, 2010, J. Kyle Bachus, founding partner of Bachus & Schanker, LLC will be a featured lecturer at the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association's (CTLA) Blockbuster Auto Seminar.

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2009 News (Click to Expand)  

Decrease in Drunk Driving Deaths Found

Bachus & Schanker, LLC, a Colorado injury law firm, has compiled a report that shows a significant long-term decrease in the number of alcohol-related fatalities in the state of Colorado between 2004-2008. While there has been a short term increase of 5% between 2007 to 2008, the firm hopes the trend will revert back to the previous downward trend with a decrease in 2009 and that the findings will help act as a deterrent to those who may consider driving under the influence during the upcoming holiday season.

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Legal Education Seminars

On December 16, 2009, founding partner Kyle Bachus will be a featured speaker at the National Business Institute's (NBI) Denver seminar "Plaintiff's Personal Injury from Start to Finish." The National Business Institute provides quality legal education for attorneys at all levels and helps attorneys maintain continuing legal education accreditation.

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DUI Fatalities in Crashes in Colorado

In a recent analysis by Bachus & Schanker, LLC that looked at statistics from The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of alcohol-related fatalities, some interesting trends emerged across Colorado's 63 counties. State-wide, alcohol-related deaths have consistently dropped since 2004. However, some counties showed marked increases.

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Colorado Bans Texting While Driving Beginning December 1, 2009

Beginning December 1, 2009, Colorado law makes texting while driving illegal. If you're caught, penalties range from a $50 fine for a first offense to $100 for multiple offenses. Additionally, the new law bans anyone under the age of 18 from using a cell phone while driving.

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MADD Tie One on for Safety Campaign Begins for the Holidays

As the holiday season officially begins this week, the Law Office of Bachus & Schanker, LLC supports Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) as they launch their 24th annual Tie One On For Safety campaign. Supporters tie MADD red ribbons to car antennas and keychains, or display a red ribbon decal on their vehicles, to show family and friends their commitment to support safer roads free from drunk drivers. The red ribbon symbolizes the driver's pledge to drive safe, sober and buckled up.

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Dolls for Daughters Kicks off Third Year of Collections

Dolls for Daughters has kicked off its 3rd Annual Doll Drive and is collecting new, unwrapped dolls for young girls who are facing poverty, homelessness, abuse and neglect. These dolls will go to families served by Denver Children's Home, SafeHouse Denver, Samaritan House, The Gathering Place, Warren Village and other charities who serve children who might not receive a gift during this holiday season. This year's goal is to collect 800 dolls by December 18, 2009.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Support Ongoing Legal Education

The attorneys at Bachus & Schanker, LLC are committed to ongoing legal education not only to improve their own skills and expertise, but to share their knowledge with other attorneys as well.

On November 12, founding partner Darin Schanker will be a featured speaker at a National Business Institute's (NBI) seminar in Denver.

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Birth Control Pill Yaz Health Alert

The oral contraceptives Yasmin and Yaz are associated with numerous serious side effects, including blood clots, stroke, and heart attack. Learn more about this important medication advisory.

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A Walk to Remember

This Saturday, October 10, 2009, the staff and attorneys at our law firm join A Walk to Remember, an annual Colorado walk for families who have lost children. The Bachus & Schanker, LLC Cares Foundation invites you to warm your heart and hands at the warming tent, where you can find hot coffee and cider.

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2009 MADD Law Enforcement Recognition

Bachus & Schanker, LLC were proud to be a part of the 2009 MADD Colorado Law Enforcement Recognition Event. 18 law enforcement officers were honored for their tireless, unselfish efforts in keeping Colorado's roads safe.

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Light the Night Leukemia and Lymphoma Walk

On Thursday, October 1, founding partners J. Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker, and the attorneys and staff of Bachus & Schanker, LLC will join thousands of others to show their support of fellow attorney Dan Patterson and others who are fighting leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma.

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Building Habitat for Humanity in Denver

On a seasonably warm and sunny day, nine employees from the personal injury law firm of Bachus & Schanker, LLC spent the day hammering nails and building walls for Habitat for Humanity.

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Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Convention

Recently, the partners and associate attorneys of Bachus & Schanker, LLC attended the 2009 Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) Annual Convention held in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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MDSA Law to Protect Consumers from Faulty Medical Devices

This week the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee heard testimony from Michael Mulvihill, who experienced a life threatening and life changing event with a Medtronics Defibrillator on a road trip. He told his story to convince Congress to pass the Medical Device Safety Act (MDSA).

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We Walked Like MADD...and Loved It!

On Saturday, August 1st, Bachus & Schanker, LLC participated in the 4th Annual Walk Like MADD 5K walk at Sloan's Lake Park to support Mothers Against Drunk Driving. As MADD Colorado's 2009 Statewide Sponsor and a returning Walk Like MADD sponsor, Bachus & Schanker, LLC had a big role in the day with Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker taking part in the opening ceremonies to present team awards.

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American Association for Justice Annual Convention

Our firm's founding attorneys Darin Schanker and Kyle Bachus attend the 2009 American Association for Justice Annual Convention. They convene with thousands of attorneys to review courtroom strategies and issues concerning the American consumer.

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Denver Mothers Against Drunk Driving 5k Walk

In just two short weeks, the attorneys, staff and family members of Bachus & Schanker, LLC will proudly participate again in Walk Like MADD Denver 5k Walk at Sloan's Lake Park on August 1, 2009.

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Dolls for Daughters Bowl-a-Thon in Denver

We're excited to be a part of the first annual Dolls for Daughters Bowl-a-Thon, to be held July 18, 2009 at Elitch Lanes Bowling Alley in Denver. All proceeds from the Bowl-a-Thon will go to Dolls for Daughters, a charity for needy Colorado girls, founded by Kyle Bachus' wife Jessica Bachus.

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Wall-Bop Golf Tournament to Support Alive at 25

The 2009 Wall-Bop Golf Tournament in Colorado will support Alive at 25, a program that helps teach young people how to be safer and more aware drivers. Bachus & Schanker, LLC is proud to support the Wall-Bop Golf Tournament for its third annual event.

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Dolls for Daughters Tea Party for Denver Girls

Dolls for Daughters, one of Bachus & Schanker, LLC's charities of choice, is holding a "Dolly Tea Party" benefit in Denver on June 25, and again on June 27.

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March for Babies 2009 Supported by Team Bachus

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Partner Kyle Bachus and his wife, Jessica, started participating in March for Babies after their oldest daughter Bailey was born 6 weeks premature and spent 22 days in the NICU at St. Anthony Central Hospital.

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Colorado law banning cell texts while driving to take effect in December

Beginning December 1, 2009, it will be illegal for drivers to send text messages, emails and tweets on their cell phones. Under-aged drivers are also banned from all cell phone usage while driving.

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Donate at King Soopers to Help Support Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

As MADD Colorado's first statewide sponsor, we're committed to helping support victims of drunk driving and supporting MADD through various fundraising initiatives. Now you can help, too. King Sooper's stores are accepting donations, and 100% of the proceeds go to Colorado MADD.

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J. Kyle Bachus Comments on the Arbitration Fairness Act 2009

Bachus & Schanker, LLC founding partner, J. Kyle Bachus was recently interviewed by Matt Masich for a story in Law Week Colorado (PDF article) on the Arbitration Fairness Act 2009, which prohibits mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer, employment and franchise contracts.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Hosts High School TV Show

Recently, Bachus & Schanker, LLC hosted Keeping It Real, a TV show geared towards local Denver high school students and their families, at our Denver law office.

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Jeffrey Dean Joins Our Ft. Collins Lawyer as Associate Attorney

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is pleased to welcome Jeffrey F. Dean to the firm as an Associate Attorney. Mr. Dean is an experienced trial lawyer and has litigated personal injury and auto accident cases in Colorado, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wyoming.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Partners with Mothers Against Drunk Driving for First Statewide Sponsorship

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is proud to announce its partnership with MADD by becoming MADD's first Colorado statewide sponsor.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Cares Foundation Off and Running

Bachus & Schanker, LLC has a long history of giving back to the community from the very beginning of their practice back in 1992. As their practice flourished, so did the opportunities to help those less fortunate who need help due to illness, injury or misfortune.

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Bush Administration Watched for Final Anti-Consumer Regulations

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is keeping an eye on the Bush Administration as it pushes through last minute consumer safety regulations with preemptive language that could reduce protection for American consumers and restrict their ability to hold manufacturers accountable for defective and harmful products.

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Toys for Needy Denver-Area Children This Holiday Season 2008

On Saturday, December 20th, the East Denver Collaborative (EDC), in partnership with many generous donors including Dolls for Daughters, Denver Children's Home, Park Hill United Methodist Church, Boy Scouts of America-Denver Area Council and many others, will be holding a toy giveaway for children ages 2 to 13 years at Park Hill United Methodist Church, 5209 Montview Blvd. (Montview and Forest).

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"Tie One On for Safety" with MADD and Bachus & Schanker, LLC

The holiday season has officially begun and with all of the upcoming festivities, it's more important that ever to remember to drive safely, sober and buckled up.

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Secret Claim Denial Tactics of Insurance Companies

In late summer, we featured an American Association for Justice report on the 10 Worst Insurance Companies in America. The American Association for Justice has followed up with an additional report on insurance companies called "Tricks of the Trade: How Insurance Companies Deny, Delay, Confuse and Refuse."

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Colorado Teen Still Searching for Kidney Donor

In the summer of 2007, Boulder teen Kelsey Crider was diagnosed with Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease during a routine physical exam in preparation for college. While Kelsey was fortunate enough that her father, Steve was a suitable donor, her complex immune rejected the donated kidney. To add to the family's heartache and frustration, a second transplanted kidney was also rejected due to medical complications.

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Denver Street School Day at the Office

On Wednesday, October 8th Bachus & Schanker, LLC hosted two students from the Denver Street School to experience a "typical day at the office" at a law firm.

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Dolls for Daughters December Charity

With the Christmas Season just around the corner, Dolls for Daughters is gearing up to begin collecting dolls for little girls whose Christmas this year may not be so bright.

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Light the Night Leukemia and Lymphoma 5k Walk

On Thursday, September 25, 2008, beneath a beautiful Colorado night-time sky, the employees of Bachus & Schanker, LLC joined hundreds of others in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night 5k walk around Denver's Washington Park.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC host Reception for Democratic National Convention

Bachus & Schanker, LLC kicked off the 2008 Democratic Nation Convention on Sunday evening by hosting a reception at their downtown office to welcome delegates and other guests to the Convention and to the beautiful "Mile High City" of Denver, Colorado.

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2008 Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Convention

Recently, during the week of August 6, 2008, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association held its Annual Convention in the beautiful mountain town of Snowmass Village, Colorado.

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Insurance Industry Investigation: 10 Worst Companies in America

A special report and investigation by the American Association for Justice reveals the worst insurers in America, including AllState, Farmers and Liberty Mutual.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Sponsor Wall-Bop Golf Tournament

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is proud to announce their sponsorship of the 2nd Annual Wall-Bop Golf Tournament to be held on July 12, 2008 at The Homestead Golf Course in Lakewood, Colorado.

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Bachus Presents Subrogation Seminar

On Friday, June 13, 2008, J. Kyle Bachus volunteered to present "Subrogation Made Easy" as part of the Colorado Bar Association's CLE seminar "A Crash Course in Motor Vehicle Accident Law."

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Helping Habitat for Humanity

Our group of fifteen from Bachus & Schanker, LLC (including John Sadwidth and Sara Odendahl from CTLA) hammered, sawed, nailed up siding and trim and painted a home for Habitat for Humanity on June 4, 2008.

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Darin Schanker Appointed to Advisory Board of AITLA

Darin L. Schanker has been appointed to the national advisory board of the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (AITLA).

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Bright Future Ahead for Kelsey Crider after Kidney Transplant

During a routine physical in preparation for attending college, doctors found Kelsey was anemic and her hemocrit was low. She was later diagnosed with Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease and all plans for attending college were put on hold. Last week, doctors at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado performed kidney transplant surgery for Kelsey Crider.

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5280 Magazine's Super Lawyers

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is proud to announce that Darin L. Schanker and J. Kyle Bachus have both been selected to 5280 Magazine's Colorado Super Lawyers list for 2008.

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Team Bachus Raises $2305 for the March of Dimes

On Saturday, April 26, Team Bachus raised $2305 for the March of Dimes annual fundraising event, March for Babies. The team, comprised of 20 walkers and 3 dogs, braved blustery temperatures and even snow showers to support this event which is dear to the Bachus family. Kyle Bachus' mom Margaret showed her support by walking in Orlando, FL!

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC to help out Habitat for Humanity.

On Wednesday, June 4, 15 volunteers from Bachus & Schanker, LLC are scheduled to participate in Habitat for Humanity's workday in central Denver. Several employees participated in a project last year, and at their urging, the firm decided to carry on the tradition and have almost doubled our anticipated employee turnout for this year.

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Team Bachus to walk for March of Dimes

The March of Dimes is holding their annual fundraising event, "March for Babies", on Saturday, April 26, 2008 at Civic Center Park, at 14th & Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado.

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC Goes Green

In an effort to reduce the impact of electronic waste to our landfills and our environment, Bachus & Schanker, LLC recently sponsored an electronic waste collection effort. When you consider 65 million PCs become obsolete and 130 million cell phones are discarded every year, it's no wonder E-waste is growing at a rate 3 times faster than any other waste stream.

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Kyle Bachus teaches free seminar on "Rights of the Injured"

On Monday, March 17, 2008, J. Kyle Bachus was delighted to volunteer his time and teach a seminar on "The Rights of the Injured" through Colorado Free University. This well-received seminar is just one of a series presented by Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA).

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Colorado Citizens for Accountability Advocates for Change in Health Care System

The Colorado Citizens for Accountability (CCA) was initially started by Patricia Skolnik, whose only son, Michael Skolnik, passed away in 2004 due to medical negligence.

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7th Annual Cerebral Palsy of Colorado: Mother's Tea

On Saturday, May 10th at 11am, this incredible event and celebration will honor the contribution, sacrifice and devotion that Mothers make in the lives of their disable children on a daily basis. The event will be held at the Westin Tabor Center in downtown Denver.

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New Colorado Insurance Law Will Affect Your Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Founding partners Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker of Bachus & Schanker, LLC, working with many others who advocate for Colorado consumers, have come to the rescue of consumer car insurance purchasers. Mr. Bachus and Mr. Schanker have extensive legal experience, and worked with their legal peers and the Colorado Senate in the enactment of a proposed bill in the field of auto insurance.

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Walk Like MADD Non-Competitive 5k Walk and Family Event

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is pleased to announce its sponsorship in Mothers Against Drunk Driving 3rd Annual Walk Like MADD, formerly known as Strides for Change, Non-Competitive 5k Walk and Family Event taking place on Saturday, August 2, 2008 in Denver, Colorado at Sloan's Lake.

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The American Association for Justice Discredits Drug Companies "Study"

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) recently released a statement exposing a current opposition "study" on legal websites as a "poorly researched" report based entirely on Google searches.

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In Memoriam of Anna Pryor
March 9, 1988 - September 23, 2006

Eighteen year-old Anna Pryor's life was cut short on September 23, 2006 as a result of a tragic car accident.

Anna was with an abusive, eighteen year-old boyfriend with whom she was trying to end the relationship. Her boyfriend began driving her car more than 100 miles per hour while attempting to exit westbound on Interstate 70 at Quebec Street. He lost control of the vehicle and both Anna and her boyfriend were killed almost immediately in the crash.

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December Project - Dolls for Daughters - UPDATE

This Holiday season, Bachus & Schanker, LLC helped in collecting between 150-200 new baby dolls. On December 22, Jessica and Bailey Bachus delivered 60 dolls to a toy giveaway sponsored by East Denver Collaborative, The Prodigal Son Initiative, Inc., Denver Children's Home and Boy Scouts of America.

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Colorado Hospital Report Card

Governor Bill Ritter and the Colorado Hospital Association has developed a new website called the Colorado Hospital Report Card. The report card provides in-depth and unbiased information about the quality and patient safety at all Colorado hospitals.

We have created an easy-to-navigate link which will provide consumers with the information needed on Colorado hospitals. Go to Resources and click on "Colorado Hospital Report Card" to find out more about local hospitals.

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December Project - Dolls for Daughters - UPDATE

This Holiday season, Bachus & Schanker, LLC helped in collecting between 150-200 new baby dolls. On December 22, Jessica and Bailey Bachus delivered 60 dolls to a toy giveaway sponsored by East Denver Collaborative, The Prodigal Son Initiative, Inc., Denver Children's Home and Boy Scouts of America.

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Darin Schanker Inducted as CTLA President

On August 9, 2007, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), honored Darin L. Schanker, founding partner of Bachus & Schanker, LLC, as the newly elected President of CTLA for the 2007-2008 year.

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New Additions at Bachus & Schanker, LLC

Bachus & Schanker, LLC, is pleased to welcome two new attorneys to the firm. We have now expanded to a nine attorney firm including newcomers Angela E. McGraw and Adrian Sak.

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Helping Habitat for Humanity

Here at Bachus & Schanker, LLC we are committed to helping those in need. Whether a victim of a car accident, plane crash or other catastrophic incidents, Bachus & Schanker, LLC cares. Case in point, Bachus & Schanker, LLC has recently teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to build a home for a family in need. To learn more about Habitat for Humanity, click here.

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Insurance, Insurance, Insurance! Who Needs Insurance? You!

Many bright consumers can become confused when it comes time to purchase insurance policies. Here is a brief guide to help you when you are shopping for auto insurance for you and your family.

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Injured in a Car Crash? Have Health Insurance?

Here at Bachus & Schanker, LLC we are completely aware that a car crash can turn an orderly life into complete and total disarray. We are also aware that sometimes those injured in a crash may not have health insurance and due to that fact are reluctant to seek medical treatment. Well those days are over. With organizations such as Injury Finance, you will be able to get the medical treatment you need.

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MADD Strides for Change Non-Competitive 5k Walk and Family Event

Bachus & Schanker, LLC is pleased to announce its participation in Mothers Against Drunk Driving 2nd Annual Strides for Change Non-Competitive 5k Walk and Family Event taking place on August 4, 2007, in Denver, Colorado.

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Bachus Named Among Top 500 Plaintiffs' Attorneys in America by Lawdragon

Bachus & Schanker, LLC shareholder, Kyle Bachus has been named by Lawdragon to the publication's Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America. Bachus' profile is included online at www.lawdragon.com and will be in the magazine's Winter 2007 issue, available later this month.

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Spring 2007 Newsletter Now Available

The Spring 2007 edition of the Bachus & Schanker, LLC newsletter is now available online. Please click here to view the newsletter in .pdf format.

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Helps Motorcyclist Recover $500,000

Grant M. has always been an active athlete, devoting his time to running, skiing, hiking, generally enjoying the Colorado outdoors. On September 21, 2005, however, his life changed forever.

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$450k Resolves Case for Bachus & Schanker, LLC Client

Bachus & Schanker, LLC recently negotiated a $450,000.00 settlement for their client, Brian M., who was severely injured when he was run over by a delivery truck.

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Important Strategies for Dealing with a Motor Vehicle Accident

Each year, millions of people are injured in motor vehicle collisions. In 2004 there were 6.2 million police-reported motor vehicle crashes and more than 9,000 people died in rollover crashes according to the National Highway Transportation Board.

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