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Bachus & Schanker Announce Annual College Scholarship

$2,000 scholarship understands the importance of a quality education and has created a scholarship to help students with their career goals and intellectual development. Full-time U.S. university students are encouraged to apply for one of the semiannual scholarships by writing an 800-word essay about the importance and efficacy of the Seventh Amendment and how it…

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Bachus & Schanker, LLC attorneys rated as Super Lawyers

attorneys rated as Super Lawyers Founding partners and associate recognized for achievements ‘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. For nine consecutive years, have joined just 5 percent of Colorado attorneys who have been selected…

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MADD Victim Services Achievement Award

accepts the first ever Victim Services Achievement Award from MADD® Colorado 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…

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Bachus & Schanker Founders Speak with Lawdragon

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. They discuss their unique approach to law, marketing and…

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David Krivit Named Equity Partner

Attorney David Krivit named equity member of Denver-based personal injury firm , 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. “I’m thrilled to…

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Denver Law Firm Bachus & Schanker Wins Large Jury Verdict in Drunken Driving Case

Wins Large Jury Verdict in Drunken Driving Case Kyle Bachus, managing partner of , led a trial team that achieved a $2.7 million jury verdict, including $800,000 in punitive damages, for the family Michael Snyder. Snyder, 23 years old, was an active duty airman at Buckley Air Force Base at the time of his death.…

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Cinco Cinco 5k Run/Walk 2015

supports student scholarships and victim memorial >is the presenting sponsor of the 21st anniversary of Cinco-Cinco 5K Run/Walk and Children’s Fun Run. On Saturday, May 3, 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. To register for…

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Law firm supports Boo at the Zoo in Denver for 5th Year

supports Boo at the Zoo for the fifth year Providing a safe and fun environment for children and their families is important to , 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…

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Zoloft, Paxil and other anti-depressants linked to birth defects

Learn about how Zoloft, Paxil, and other anti-depressants have been linked to birth defects, and how to protect your and your baby’s rights.

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Bachus & Schanker Support Zarlengo Foundation for Student Disabilities

Colorado personal injury law firm Bachus & Schanker supports the Zarlengo Foundation & schools for disabled students.

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Zarlengo Foundation Helps Children with Learning Disabilities

Colorado personal injury law firm Bachus & Schanker supports the Zarlengo Foundation & schools for disabled students.

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Who Needs Auto Insurance? You!

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. Your auto policy may include six coverages. First, auto insurance policies may contain bodily…

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Yaz Side Effects Prompt Yasmin and Yaz Lawsuit

Numerous Side Effects of Using Yaz Birth Control Get the Flash Player to see this video. Numerous reports in the media cover the serious negative side effects of using the birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin, and multiple state and federal lawsuits have been launched against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, the makers of these oral contraceptives.…

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Workers’ Compensation: State By State [Infographic]

Colorado Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, Bachus & Schanker, provide this infographic showing the state by state comparison of workers comp laws.

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Colorado Law, Worker’s Compensation and You

Workers’ Compensation Laws in Colorado are Complex and Full of Inequities Workers’ Compensation law in Colorado is complex, simply put. Occasionally, there are cases where everything runs smoothly, and the injured worker gets back on his or her feet. But for the vast majority of Workers’ Compensation cases, there are numerous pitfalls that can derail…

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Get Help With Social Security Disability Claims | Bachus & Schanker, Attorneys

Social Security Benefits Often Denied If you are disabled and have been unable to work for at least a year, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits if you have worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes during your years of employment. Unfortunately, what many Coloradans have discovered is that determining their…

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Denver Wine, Women & Shoes 2012 Event

B to Sponsor Wine, Women & Shoes in June 2012 On June 23, 2012, the Four Seasons Hotel Denver will be the site of the Wine, Women & Shoes® event to benefit Child Advocates – Denver CASA. is proud to serve as a sponsor for this afternoon of sampling fine wine, shopping for designer fashions…

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Warren Village All Star Breakfast

sponsors Warren Village All Star Breakfast What: All Star BreakfastWhen: April 28th, 7:30-9:00amWhere: Seawall Grand Ballroom, Downtown Denver Individual tickets can be purchased for $80 each. Contact Warren Village at (303) 320-5052 is pleased to be a sponsor of the upcoming 2011 All Star Breakfast to benefit Warren Village. This will raise funds to help…

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Colorado’s Warren Village 2013 All-Star Breakfast Fundraiser

Warren Village All-Star Breakfast Raises Nearly $70,000 was proud to serve as a Team Player Sponsor for the Friends of Warren Village 2013 All-Star Breakfast. The March 7th event, which was attended by more than 500 caring members of the community, featured a presentation by former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann and raised nearly $70,000 to…

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2012 Colorado Wall-Bop Golf Tournament Raised funds for Alive at 25

Sponsors Golf Tournament to Support ALive at 25 As is the longstanding tradition, Bachus & Schanker 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, which is a partnership of the Colorado State Patrol, the National Safety Council, and the…

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Wall Bop Golf Tournament in Colorado Supports Alive at 25

Alive at 25 Supported by Colorado Wall-Bop Golf Tournament is proud to announce their sponsorship of the 3nd Annual Wall-Bop Golf Tournament to be held on Saturday, July 11, 2008 at The Homestead Golf Course in Lakewood, Colorado. Brandon Nichols and Paul Ondrish were killed in a one-car accident on July 13, 2006. The boys…

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Wall-Bop Charity Golf Tournament Sponsored by Bachus & Schanker, LLC

Cares Foundation Again Sponsors Wall-Bop Charity Golf Tournament On July 14, 2012, the Brandon & Paul Foundation will again host its annual Wall-Bop Golf Tournament at The Homestead Golf Course in Lakewood, Colorado, and Cares Foundation will again serve as a sponsor of the event. The tournament not only celebrates the love of life and…

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Colorado Wall-Bop Drunk Driving Golf Tournament

Sponsors 2010 Colorado Wall-Bop Golf Tournament Proceeds Benefit Alive at 25 The Wall Bop Golf Tournament was held on July 10, 2010 at The Homestead Golf Course in Lakewood, Colorado. The Wall Bop Tournament supports the Brandon & Paul Foundation. Bachus & Schanker employees volunteered at the event where the Cares Foundation sponsored two holes.…

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A Walk to Remember in Littleton

Join us for A Walk to Remember in Littleton, Colorado On October 10, 2009, the staff and attorneys at our law firm will walk with A Walk to Remember, an annual Colorado walk for families who have lost children. The Cares Foundation invites you to warm your heart and hands at the walk’s warming tent,…

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March of Dimes Fundrasing Walk with Team Bachus

Team Bachus to walk for March of Dimes on Saturday, April 26, 2008 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. Premature birth is the leading cause of newborn death in the first…

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Colorado MADD Walk Raises More Than $100,000

2013 Walk Like MADD Event raises $100k to combat drunk driving On Saturday, August 3, 2013, Sloan’s Lake Park was awash in supporters of Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD), all there to participate in Colorado MADD’s Walk Like MADD 2013. Attendees included victims of drunk driving, law enforcement officials, VIPs, community activists, and employees, et…

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2012 Walk Like MADD 5k Walk in Denver Colorado

Kyle Bachus Speaks at Colorado “Walk Like MADD” Event On August 4, 2012, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) held its seventh annual 5K walk at Sloan’s Lake Park in Denver. The event is designed to raise awareness and funds to support MADD Colorado’s work to keep communities safe and to help victims of impaired driving…

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Understanding the Colorado Victims Rights Amendment

Learn more about the Colorado Victims Rights Act Being the victim of a crime disrupts life and can leave you feeling alone, hollow and vulnerable. Depending on the severity of the crime and the damage done or loss inflicted, it can take from a few months to a lifetime to recover your footing and feel…

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AAJ Study: Chamber of Commerce Hurts Americans

Americans’ Rights Under Attack From a Surprising Source During its recent Legal Reform Summit, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America) revealed interesting findings about the actions of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business organization representing some 3 million businesses. These findings were presented in…

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Understanding Wrongful Death Claims

Understanding When You May Have A Wrongful Death Claim 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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New Attorneys Expand Bachus & Schanker, LLC

New Additions at , 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. McGraw is licensed to practice law in both the Federal and State courts in the State of Colorado and the Federal and State courts…

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Safe Driving Tips: Sharing the Road With Trucks

9 Safety Tips for Sharing the Road with Trucks According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are nearly 400,000 crashes involving large trucks each year in the United States. These annually cause nearly 5,000 fatalities. Because studies have shown that nearly 70 percent of these crashes are caused by the actions of drivers in…

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Truck Injury Victim Receives $450,000 Settlement

$450k Resolves Case for Client 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. On November 17, 2004, Brian M. was working to open a new Denver restaurant and bar. He had moved to Colorado specifically to open and launch the…

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Firm Founders Interview withTrial Lawyers Care Trial Lawyers Care, a non-profit organization created to provide free legal services after the attacks on September 11, 2001, recently interviewed Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker about philanthropy, the importance of giving back and the Cares Foundation. Kyle and Darin were two of the more than 1,100 trial lawyers…

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Founding Partners of Bachus & Schanker Address Colorado Legal Community

Founders Speak at Professional Events Over the past few months, Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker, founding partners of have served as featured speakers at several professional gatherings of note. Speakers at Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Events Colorado Trial Lawyers Association invited Darin Shanker to speak on the topic “12 Lessons Learned from Recent Trials” at…

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Jury Awards $11.11 Million in First Successful Transvaginal Mesh Trial

First Transvaginal Mesh Trial Awards Plaintiff $11.11 Million Against Johnson & Johnson In July of 2011, the FDA issued a Public Health Notification warning consumers of “Serious Complications Associated with Transvaginal Placement of Surgical Mesh…” At that time the FDA had received over 1,000 reports of complications associated with vaginal mesh devices. To date, over…

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2010 Dolls for Daughters Bowl-a-Thon

Dolls for Daughters Bowl-a-Thon a huge success Money raised benefits Toys for Boys drive 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…

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Apple Co-Founder Complains About Toyota Prius Brake Problem

NHTSA Investigates Toyota Prius Brakes Trouble for Toyota Continues Photo by Joi On the heels of the largest motor vehicle recall ever, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced 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…

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Colorado Bar Association Torts Law Update

Bachus Presents on Colorado Torts Law Kyle Bachus, founding partner of , was selected to present at the 2011 Torts Law Update for the Colorado Bar Association on September 22nd. The CBA indicated that the distinguished faculty was chosen for their “excellent credentials, outstanding speaking skills, and extensive experience and expertise” for this popular program.…

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Colorado Timmy Foundation

Colorado Timmy Foundation Improves Global Healthcare The Timmy Foundation is an Indianapolis based non-profit providing quality and sustainable healthcare to low-income areas of the developing world. Through the combined efforts of medical brigades and long-term local care, The Timmy Foundation has made a profound impact. Utilizing university and high school chapters, the foundation coordinates medical…

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Tie One On for Safety with Denver Mothers Against Drunk Driving MADD

Get a red ribbon this holiday season to show your support for safe and sober driving. Our personal injury law firm is giving away free ribbons.

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New Dolls for Christmas Needy

Dolls for Daughters Helps Underprivileged Children for Third Year in a Row Just before the Christmas season of 2007, the Bachus family suffered a devastating loss when their baby daughter Kenzi was stillborn. Instead of letting her sorrow effect her family, Jessica Bachus channeled her grief into creating the non-profit, Dolls for Daughters. Dolls for…

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Colorado Bans Texting While Driving

Colorado Outlaws Texting and Teen Cell Phone Use While Driving It’s the law. Beginning December 1, 2009, Colorado law makes texting while driving illegal. So, if you’re thinking about sending or reading a quick message, either by texting, tweeting or email, you’ll want to think twice. If you’re caught, penalties range from a $50 fine…

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Teenage Car Accident & Driving Statistics

Teenage Car Accident Statistics Teen Drivers: The Risks & Dangers Teenagers face increased risks and dangers over other drivers. Teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 are 4 times more likely to get into accidents while driving than the average adult. The younger they are, the more at risk they are – 16-year-olds are…

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Items Left Behind in Surgery Pose Dangers

Hidden Dangers in Surgical “Leave Behind” Errors We’ve all heard the stories of hospital patients leaving the hospital having picked up infections far worse than the condition for which they entered the hospital to be treated. Certainly MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus), the antibiotic resistant staph germ that can quickly spread throughout the body is a…

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Darin Schanker, Kyle Bachus Named Superlawyers by 520 Magazine

5280 Magazine’s Super Lawyers 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. Super Lawyers adheres to a rigorous selection process that incorporates peer recognition and professional achievement. By using a system of nominations, peer evaluation and research, Super…

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Superlawyer Names Bachus & Schanker, LLC to Top 100 Lawyers 2009

Super Lawyers Colorado Designation Awarded to Kyle Bachus & Darin Schanker is pleased to announce that founding partners J. Kyle Bachus and Darin L. Schanker have been named Super Lawyers ® 2009 Colorado. This recognition marks the third consecutive year both attorneys have received this designation. “This is a great honor and affirms our commitment…

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attorneys rated as Super Lawyers Founding Partners Recognized for Achievements ‘s Founding Partners, Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker, have been selected as 2014 Colorado Super Lawyers. They join just 5 percent of Colorado attorneys who are selected by Super Lawyers for their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Bachus and Schanker have been…

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Bachus & Schanker Founders Named 2012 Super Lawyers

Only 5% of of Colorado Attorneys Named Super Lawyers founders, Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker, earned designation as Super Lawyers for 2012. It is recognition achieved by only 5 percent of Colorado’s lawyers, and an honor that Mr. Bachus and Mr. Schanker have received on numerous occasions in recent years. It is no small achievement…

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Bachus & Schanker Named Superlawyers 2010

Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker Named 2010 Superlawyers founders Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker have been given the commendation of “Superlawyers” for 2010. This marks the fourth year in a row that Mr. Bachus and Mr. Schanker have received this merit. Only 5% of the lawyers in a state are given the designation of Superlawyer.…

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Kidney Transplant Successful for College-Bound Colorado Woman

Bright Future Ahead for Kelsey Crider after Kidney Transplant During a routine physical in preparation for attending college, doctors found Kelsey Crider 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…

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Colorado Bar Association Legal Seminar on Subrogation

“Subrogation Made Easy” Seminar Taught by Kyle Bachus 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.” Colorado is among 18 states in the United States with voluntary state bar associations whose members…

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Claims process for Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI)

How the Social Security administration reviews SSDI benefit claims: What is SSDI? Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a monthly benefit for people who have worked in the past and paid Social Security taxes. It is intended to provide income to those unable to work due to a disability. To qualify for SSDI benefits you…

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Ft. Collins Sluggers Baseball Team Sponsorship

Cares Foundation Sponsors New Ft. Collins Little League Team For four years now, Cares Foundation has sponsored a Fort Collins youth baseball team. This year, the Foundation will be lending a hand to a new team, the 13U AAA Fort Collins Sluggers as they take on their first season of competition in the Northern Colorado…

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SHARE Basket Project for Needy Colorado Families

Colorado Families in Need Receive SHARE Baskets The Cares Foundation was proud to partner with the SHARE Basket Project for the second year in a row to provide food for needy families in the community during the holiday season. In addition to a financial contribution, supplied volunteers to help pack gift baskets full of food…

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AITLA appoints Darin Shanker to its Advisory Board

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). AITLA is a national association of dedicated lawyers who have joined together to help eliminate unsafe and illegal interstate trucking practices. Through their combined efforts in…

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Semi Truck Crash Statistics & Truck Braking Problems

Semi Truck Crash Statistics Brake Failure and Tractor Trailer Accidents In 2008, large commercial trucks accounted for 4% of registered vehicles, and 8% of all miles travelled in the US. However, 11% of fatal motor vehicle crashes involved large trucks. One of the leading causes of semi truck accidents is brake problems. 29% of truck…

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Rocky Mountain Child Advocacy Training Institute Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsorship is pleased to sponsor two 2012 scholarships to the Rocky Mountain Child Advocacy Training Institute to be held in Boulder from May 9 through 14. Each year thousands of children are involved in legal actions ranging from delinquency cases to neglect, abuse and custody disputes. Participating lawyers gain skills in case analysis, foundations…

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Darin Schanker joins Colorado Red Cross Bench and Bar Society

Darin Schanker honored by Colorado Red Cross and the Cares Foundation has a legacy of giving instilled by the founding partners of Bachus & Schanker. Darin Schanker recently became a platinum member of the Bench & Bar Society for the American Red Cross due to his generous donation. The vision of the Bench & Bar…

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Darin Schanker National Business Institute Seminar Presentation

Attorney Darin Schanker to Speak at Denver NBI Seminar The attorneys at 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 the National Business Institute’s (NBI)…

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Schanker speaks on jury selection at APITLA national conference Voir Dire expert shares his process with peers at the annual National Interstate Trucking Conference in St. Louis, Missouri Voir Dire: A mini-hearing held during a trial to question prospective jurors about their backgrounds and potential biases before selecting them to sit on a jury, or…

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Darin Schanker Inducted as CTLA President

Darin Schanker Inducted as CTLA President On August 9, 2007, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), honored Darin L. Schanker, founding partner of as the newly elected President of CTLA for the 2007-2008 year. The Colorado Trials Lawyers Association is comprised of Colorado trial lawyers who are committed to the protection and advancement of individual…

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Attorney Darin Schanker Addresses Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

Darin Schanker Speaks at CTLA about Voir Dire Process When the Colorado Trial Lawyers convened in Steamboat Springs on August 9-11, 2012, Darin Schanker of addressed the group on a need for more time in the voir dire process. During his presentation, Schanker shared strategies for earning the judges respect in order to obtain more…

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Driving tips to avoid Rollover Accidents

Seven Things You Can Do to Avoid a Deadly Rollover Accident A rollover crash – where a vehicle rolls onto its side or roof – often leads to serious injury. Many times such accidents result in ejection of passengers, which frequently results in death. According to findings of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, rollovers…

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Cares Foundation Spotlight Rocky Mountain Communities Every month, and our Cares Foundation feature a nonprofit partner we support in its mission to improve local communities and bring people together for the greater good. This month’s featured partner is Rocky Mountain Communities (RMC). Founded in 1992, RMC is celebrating more than 20 years of serving Colorado…

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Pucks for Possibilities in Metro Denver

Supports Colorado Shops for Kids Third Annual Pucks for Possibilities Benefits Home Builders Foundation of Metro Denver On March 5, was proud to sponsor the third annual Pucks for Possibilities event, which raised $10,000 for the Home Builders Foundation. The event began with an exhibition game between supporters of the Home Builders Foundation of Metro…

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Keep Kids Safe in the Swimming Pool With These Safety Tips

Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Parents A swimming pool can give your family hours of fun each summer. However, it is important to remember that without proper precautions a pool can also be a real safety hazard. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are an average of 3,533 fatal drownings…

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Pinnacol Assurance Workers Comp CLaims

Pinnacol Assurance Insurance company in the News Again Government-Sponsored Workers Comp Insurer Still Facing Scrutiny DENVER – January 18, 2011 – 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. The organization…

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Pikes Peak Challenge funds Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Cares Foundation Supports 2011 Pike’s Peak Challenge The Cares Foundation is proud to once again sponsor John and Kathy Gleason as they scale Pikes Peak in the Pikes Peak Challenge. This annual event supports survivors of brain injuries in Colorado. Survivors, family and friends hike 13 miles and 7400 vertical feet along the Barr Trail.…

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Pikes Peak Challenge Raises Awareness of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Pikes Peak Challenge Supports Victims of Traumatic Brain Injuries Cares Foundation Supports Annual Hike employee John Gleason and his wife Kathy Gleason participated in the Pikes Peak Challenge to support victims of traumatic brain injuries. The Cares Foundation sponsored the couple as they hiked the famous 14er for a great cause. John Gleason said that…

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Dial 2s Contest 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; one every week for four weeks until May 22, 2014 to randomly selected winners that enter and spread the word about 222-2222. Click…

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Bachus & Schanker Moves Its Denver Personal Injury Law Firm Location

New Location for ‘s Denver Personal Injury Law Firm Bachus & Schanker is pleased to announce that the 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. The Denver office of opened…

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Chuck Crispell Joins Bachus & Schanker as Associate Attorney

Welcome Charles Crispell, Our New Associate Attorney is pleased to welcome new associate attorney Charles “Chuck” Crispell to the firm. With his background in Insurance defense with some of the major insurance companies, Mr. Crispell is a natural fit at . His many years of experience as a Senior Trial Attorney is a great asset…

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Colorado lawyer Kyle Bachus addresses National Business Institute on Uninsured Motorists

‘s Kyle Bachus Addresses NBI Audience On May 16, 2012, Kyle Bachus, managing partner, spoke at a National Business Institute (NBI) seminar on the topic of “Overcoming Complex Challenges in Uninsured/ Underinsured Motorists.” His presentation dealt with researching the issues of Uninsured Motoristcoverage including sources of coverage, what triggers coverage, the limits of available coverage,…

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Kyle Bachus Presents At National Business Institute Seminar

Personal Injury Attorney Kyle Bachus to Present at Denver NBI Seminar The Colorado attorneys at believe in the importance of ongoing legal education, which not only helps improve their own skills and expertise, but also allows them to share their knowledge and experience with other attorneys.. On December 16, 2009, founding partner Kyle Bachus will…

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Denver law firm receives recognition from national philanthropy organization

earns outstanding business award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals 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:…

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Democratic National Convention Reception

Reception for Democratic National Convention Hosted by 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. Guests, who came from all corners of the country, from Alabama…

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Attorney Kyle Bachus Featured Speaker at Nat’l Center for Victims of Crime Seminar

Bachus Addresses National Center for Victims of Crime Seminar On June 14, 2012, Kyle Bachus of was a featured speaker at the event “Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Colorado: A Primer for Service Providers.” Attending the all-day event were 110 victims advocates eager to increase their understanding of the vital role they play…

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Equity Partner Chris Elliott and Associate Brian Downing Win Multimillion Dollar Verdicts , LLC attorneys, Equity Partner Chris Elliott and Brian Downing, associate, recently won million dollar+ verdicts in less than one week. On July 31, secured a verdict for Leonard Chanda, who was shot five times in the back by his neighbor, Stephen Barber.…

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

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 in a Motorcycle Accident. At approximately 7:30 a.m., Grant was driving his Harley motorcycle in Louisville, when a driver traveling the opposite…

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Important Strategies for Dealing with a Motor Vehicle Accident

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. In order to protect yourself and your family, the…

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Motor Vehicle Accident Law Crash Course

A Crash Course in Motor Vehicle Accident Law 2013 Held in February Kyle Bachus, partner at chaired the Colorado Bar Association event, “A Crash Course in Motor Vehicle Accident Law 2013,” which was held February 21, in Denver, Colorado. The training event featured presentation by Colorado’s top practitioners in Auto accident and Insurance law, including…

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Motorcycle Injuries & Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Motorcycle Injuries & Motorcycle Accident Statistics In 2006, per mile traveled, a motorcyclist was approximately 37 times more likely to die in a crash than someone riding in a passenger car! It is vital that motorcyclists understand the body injuries they can sustain in a Motorcycle Crash and how to best protect themselves from injury.…

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10 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

The 10 Most Hazardous Jobs in America Over the decade ending in 2010, fatalities on the job decreased by some 23 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 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. Despite…

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Colorado State Senator Morgan Carroll Joins Bachus & Schanker Law Firm

Colorado State Senator Morgan Carroll has joined Bachus & Schanker personal injury law firm to work in mass torts, employment law, & social security.

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hosts student mock trial competition hosted the Aurora Central High School Mock Trial Team in February for a scrimmage against Rangeview High School students in preparation for a regional competition. The students and their coach, Aurora Central High School teacher Monique Taylor, came on a Saturday to use Bachus & Schanker’s full courtroom and state-of-the-art…

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Bachus & Schanker Mobile Website

introduces a mobile version of its law firm website The Cutting Edge of Technology Nearly 91% of Americans have a mobile device, and a growing number of these devices are enabled for mobile web access. Today, nearly four times as many people have cell phones as have PCs! strives to be on the cutting edge…

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Mirena IUD Dangers and Complications

Mirena IUD Potential Complications in Spotlight When the FDA approved Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals’ Mirena IUD in 2000, the hormonal intrauterine devise was considered a safe and effective reversible birth control solution that would remain effective for five years. Today 2 million women in the United States rely the device as do more than 15 million…

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Meridia Heart Attacks Prompt Diet Pill Recalls

Meridia Diet Pill Recalled by FDA On October 8th, 2010, the drug maker Abbott Laboratories and the FDA announced that it will withdraw Meridia from the US Market. The obesity drug was recalled because of the increased risk of suffering severe cardiac complications, including heart attack and stroke. After reviewing data from the Sibutramine Cardiovascular…

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Medical Device Safety Act and Medtronics Defibrillator

Testimony before US Senate about Medical Device Safety Act (MDSA) and 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 on a road trip just over two years ago. He told his story to convince Congress…

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Director of Operations, Fatima Maynard Thibou, selected Outstanding Legal Professional by Law Week Colorado Fatima Maynard Thibou started at as a paralegal and immediately began looking for ways to leverage her experience to make system improvements. For example, Fatima suggested several changes to the firm’s intake center to better serve our clients. Our partners were…

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March for Babies 2009 Colorado Fundraiser

Team Bachus Raises Nearly $2,000 in 2009 Colorado March for Babies Walk This year Team Bachus participated in its fifth March for Babies benefiting the March of Dimes. Partner Kyle Bachus and his wife, Jessica, started participating in the March for Babies after their oldest daughter Bailey was born 6 weeks premature and spent 22…

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Colorado Make Whole Health Insurance Bill

Governor Signs Colorado Make Whole Bill, Protects Consumers In May 2010, 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. is proud to have played a part in this landmark…

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Colorado MADD Walk 2011

Colorado personal injury law firm Bachus & Schanker participates in 6th annual Walk Like MADD. Learn more about the Colorado MADD walk here.

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Denver Mothers Against Drunk Driving Walk 2010

Colorado MADD Drunk Driving Awareness Walk 2010 Cares Foundation Supports 5th Annual Walk Like MADD was proud to support the 5th annual Walk Like MADD event held at Sloans Lake Park in Colorado. The 5K walk is MADD’s largest fundraiser and a fun community-driven event. This year 1,200 attended and the walk raised $97,000 for…

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

MADD Strides for Change Non-Competitive 5k Walk and Family Event 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. Participation in events such as these is just one of many things does to…

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MADD Colorado 2011 Statewide Sponsorship

sponsors MADD Colorado for 2011 Commitment raises more than $100,000 for Colorado Mothers Against Drunk Driving is excited to continue as the Statewide Sponsor for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado in 2011. We have been a supporter of MADD since 2007 due to our experience working with the victims of drunk driving crashes. We’ve…

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MADD Red Ribbons for the Holiday Season

Tie One On for Safety With Colorado MADD As the holiday season officially begins this week, the Law Office of supports Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) as they launch their 24th annual Tie One On For Safety campaign. Tie One On For Safety began in 1986 as MADD’s premiere public safety awareness campaign. The days…

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Colorado MADD Recruitment Breakfast 2010

and MADD Look Ahead to 2011 On December 7, 2010, Colorado MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) held a breakfast to recruit volunteers for its initiatives in 2011. The Colorado personal injury law firm is MADD’s 2010 statewide sponsor, and we help MADD with events such as the Denver Walk Like MADD Fundraiser. Each year, hundreds…

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Colorado MADD Honors Police and Law Enforcement

Colorado Law Enforcement Officers Honored by MADD Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado, Youth In Action and UMADD Members presented 18 awards to outstanding Colorado Law Enforcement Officers at the 2009 MADD Colorado Law Enforcement Recognition Event More than 57 nominations were received from various law enforcement agencies throughout the state of Colorado since March…

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