Legal Advice for Wildfire Insurance Claims
Wildfires caused devastating and diverse impact on Colorado businesses in 2020. Some communities will work to recover for years to come. Please join us for expert legal advice to navigate the insurance claims process for your business. Our experts will breakdown the process for businesses that experienced physical loss of structure or inventory. We will also review the options for businesses who rely on the impacted wilderness area to conduct business and for the nearby tourist-dependent businesses who lost revenue due to nearby wildfire.
Our presenters are Bradley A. Levin and Nelson Waneka of Denver-based law firm Levin Sitcoff PC.
Bradley A. Levin focuses his practice on tort and commercial litigation, especially insurance bad faith and insurance coverage disputes. He has significant litigation and trial experience.
Mr. Levin has lectured frequently in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith law. He is licensed to practice in California and Colorado. He is a member of the Denver, Colorado and American Bar Associations. Mr. Levin belongs to the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association as well as the American Association of Justice. He serves on the Colorado Supreme Court Committee on Civil Jury Instructions. Mr. Levin also serves on the Board for National Jewish Health and the Colorado Lawyers Committee. He has also served as the Chair of the Mountain States Regional Board of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith.
In 2015, Mr. Levin was awarded the Kenneth N. Kripke Lifetime Achievement Award by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. He has been selected by his peers as the 2016 Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Litigation in the The Best Lawyers In America®. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers In America® 2005- 2019. He was recognized as a Top 10 Colorado Super Lawyer in 2018, and a Top 50 (now Top 100) Colorado Super Lawyer in 2011-2012, and 2014-2018. He has Martindale Hubbell’s highest AV rating as voted by his peers.
Nelson Waneka is a Colorado attorney specializing in insurance recovery. He has extensive experience litigating delayed and denied insurance claims on behalf of individuals, businesses, and community associations. He has obtained numerous seven-figure settlements and one of the largest jury verdicts in Douglas County in 2016–$4,742,048.02. He has been instrumental in shaping Colorado insurance law through appeals in both state and federal courts. He also serves as an expert witness on insurance bad faith and claims handling practices.
Nelson has received extensive recognition for his achievements and abilities. He has been selected by his peers to be a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of insurance coverage for 2014 – 2018. He has been selected by his peers to The Best Lawyers In America® list 2013-2020 and was named the The Best Lawyers In America® – Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law in 2020. He has been designated a Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers. He has likewise been presented with awards by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.
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