Thornton Personal Injury Lawyer

Your Thornton Personal Injury Lawyers

Sawaya Law FirmA heritage of justice is not built overnight. At The Sawaya Law Firm, our dedicated personal injury attorneys have spent decades building a reputation with clients throughout Colorado. Because of that stellar reputation, Thornton residents have come to rely on our experienced and compassionate lawyers to fight tirelessly for justice on their behalf.

When a person has suffered an injury due to the negligence of others, or when a person has been denied full and just compensation, our Thornton personal injury lawyers are there to help. Our firm is deeply vested in the community, so our attorneys feel a strong duty to protect residents who are facing serious, debilitating injuries or have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence.

The Thornton personal injury lawyers at The Sawaya Law Firm have extensive experience in all types of cases, including:
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Workers who are hurt on the job and need workers’ compensation benefits
  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Veterans Disability Compensation
  • Product liability, including people who are the victims of dangerous drugs, defective medical devices, and defective auto parts and systems
  • Slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall injuries and other accidents related to premises liability
  • Catastrophic injuries from accidents, such as spinal cord injuries (SCI) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Wrongful death claims for those who have lost a loved one

If you are struggling to recover from an injury after an accident, or if you feel you deserve more compensation than you have been offered, contact one of the experienced Thornton personal injury lawyers at The Sawaya Law Firm now.

thornton-1We will review your case for free during a no-obligation consultation. And if you decide to pursue compensation for your claim, you can take comfort in the fact that we usually handle personal injury claims on a contingency fee basis, which means we don’t collect payment from you unless and until we recover damages.

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Personal Injury Attorneys Serving Thornton

thornton-2A picturesque city with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains, Thornton is a haven for those who love the outdoors. With expansive green spaces and 117 miles of off-street trails, Thornton offers residents and visitors alike a taste of what makes Colorado great.

Incorporated in 1956 and named after former Colorado Governor Dan Thornton, the city is located about 10 miles north of Denver in Adams County and Weld County.
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The city reports that its top employers are Adams 12 Five Star Schools, the City of Thornton, North Suburban Medical Center, American Furniture Warehouse, and Dish Network. There are also several major universities within an hour’s drive of Thornton, including the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Colorado at Denver.

thornton-3The Sawaya Law Firm has offices conveniently located off of Interstate 25 just 10 miles south of Thornton. Located in the Historic Bailey Mansion, our offices at 1600 Ogden Street in Denver are very close to the Denver Zoo and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. If you dislike driving on Interstate 25, you can also take Washington Street south into Denver, then cut over to Downing Street, as if you were going to St. Joseph Hospital. If you prefer to take public transportation, check the schedule for the 12 bus through the Regional Transportation District’s website.

But you don’t have to come to our offices to discuss your case. We can come to you. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation wherever is most convenient for you. We can even do it over the phone if you prefer.

Thornton Legal Information

The Thornton personal injury lawyers at The Sawaya Law Firm have decades of experience fighting for full and fair settlements for our injured clients. Our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys will explore every option available for pursing compensation for your claim, whether that’s negotiating a settlement with an insurance company or taking your case to trial.

You can trust us to represent you in all communications with the at-fault parties, and if and when the time comes for your case to go to court, we will walk you through every step of the process so you know what to expect. Our seasoned attorneys have argued for clients in courtrooms all across Colorado, so we are prepared to answer any questions you have about the legal process.

If your Thornton personal injury case proceeds to the trial stage, you may end up travelling to one of the district courts near you. Adams County is in the Seventeenth Judicial District, and Weld County is in the Nineteenth Judicial District.

District Court locations for the Seventeenth and Nineteenth Judicial Districts are:

  • Adams County Justice Center
    1100 Judicial Center Drive
    Brighton CO 80601
    303-659-1161
  • Broomfield Combined Courts
    17 Descombes Drive
    Broomfield CO 80020
    720-887-2100
  • Weld County Courthouse
    901 Ninth Ave.
    Greeley CO 80631
    970-475-2400
  • Weld County Centennial Center
    915 10th St.
    Greeley CO 80631
    970-475-2400

If your case involves a federal matter, it may be heard in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The U.S. District Court locations closest to Thornton are:

  • Alfred A. Arraj Courthouse
    901 19th St.
    Denver CO 80294
  • Byron G. Rogers Courthouse
    1929 Stout St.
    Denver CO 80294

The phone number for the federal court is 303-844-343.

It is important to note the distinction between the courts listed above and the Thornton Municipal Court, which handles cases that deal with traffic, misdemeanor, animal and code violations, as well as parking citations. This court is located at:

  • Thornton Municipal Court
    9551 Civic Center Drive
    Thornton CO 80229
    720-977-5400

Our Thornton Personal Injury Lawyer Practice Areas

At The Sawaya Law Firm, our personal injury attorneys have a special compassion for people who have been injured in accidents due to someone else’s negligence. We know how stressful and scary it can be to fight your way back from a serious injury, and we don’t want our clients to shoulder the added burden of fighting for their rights. That’s why we represent Thornton personal injury victims through every step of their claim, no matter what type of injury they have suffered. Our experienced attorneys manage all types of cases throughout Colorado, including:

Thornton Car Accident Lawyer
It doesn’t matter how careful of a driver you are, you can’t control the actions of others. Each year in Thornton and throughout Colorado, thousands of people are hurt in car accidents that could have possibly been prevented. Distracted and dangerous drivers put the lives of everyone on the road at risk. For three decades, The Sawaya Law Firm has fought for the rights of crash victims who are in desperate need of compensation for their injuries. An experienced Thornton car accident attorney have built their careers on a heritage of justice for our clients. We treat every client with the utmost respect and compassion, so if you are a Thornton car accident victim trying to cope with debilitating injuries, contact us today to discuss your options for seeking compensation.
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Thornton Trucking Accident Lawyer
The legal weight for an 18-wheeler is 80,000 pounds. Compare that to the average 4,000-pound car, and it’s obvious why truck accidents can cause such catastrophic injuries. Victims of truck accidents often face an uphill battle to “get back to normal,” and many struggle with serious, life-altering injuries such as traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and spinal cord injuries (SCI). The Thornton truck accident lawyers at The Sawaya Law Firm understand the complications these victims are facing, and we are dedicated to pursuing justice for them. If you have suffered injuries in a truck accident, contact us today to review the details of your case and talk about how you may be able to seek compensation.
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Thornton Motorcycle Accidents Lawyer
With the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, Thornton and the other Colorado cities sprinkled along the I-25 corridor are picturesque places to ride a motorcycle. Yet the feeling of freedom that comes with riding on the open road can be stolen in an instant by a carelessness or negligent driver. When a motorcyclist is hit by a much larger, heavier vehicle, the resulting injuries can be devastating. At The Sawaya Law Firm, we have represented motorcycle accident victims throughout Colorado for decades, and we demand respect for their rights and compensation for their injuries. If you or a loved one is coping with injuries after a motorcycle accident, contact us now.
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Thornton Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents Lawyer
In Thornton, we pride ourselves in our open spaces and our active, outdoor lifestyles. In fact, our city is pleased to offer 20 miles of on-street bike lanes for those who want to save on gas and let their legs do the work. However, no amount of planning could prepare a bicyclist or pedestrian for a careless or negligent driver. Accidents involving pedestrians or bicyclists can lead to some of the most serious injuries, and many victims may never recover. These types of personal injury cases require a special type of lawyer, one who understands the devastating nature of the accident and is prepared to handle these often complicated claims. If you are dealing with injuries from a bicycle or pedestrian accident, contact us now to discuss how we may be able to seek compensation for you.
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Thornton Slip and Fall Accidents Lawyer
When you enter a building or step onto a commercial property in Thornton, you have a right to assume the business owner maintains a reasonable standard of safety. If not, serious injuries such as those suffered in slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accidents can occur. The skilled premises liability attorneys at The Sawaya Law Firm have extensive experience investigating these types of accidents and representing people who have been hurt due to unsafe property conditions. Contact us now to talk about how we may be able to seek compensation for your injuries.
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Thornton Workplace Accidents Lawyer
When an injury on the job leaves you unable to work, the pressure to get back on your feet and earning a paycheck can be extreme. Workers’ compensation insurance is designed to cover you during times like this and provide benefits to help with doctor bills and lost wages. However, securing benefits is not always as easy as it should be. Sometimes you need the help of an experienced Thornton workers’ compensation lawyer to step in and fight for your rights. At The Sawaya Law Firm, our attorneys have extensive experience navigating the complex workers’ compensation system, and we will pursue full and fair compensation for your injury.
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Thornton Social Security Disability Benefits Lawyer
To many people who have spent years working and paying into the Social Security system, it can be a shock to be denied Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits in their time of need. Yet in Thornton and across the United Sates, many initial applications are rejected. That’s when you should enlist the assistance of a disability benefits lawyer at The Sawaya Law Firm. Our attorneys understand the ins and outs of the SSD system and can help you pursue the benefits you need and deserve. Contact us today to go over your claim and decide the next step to take in your pursuit of SSD benefits.
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Thornton VA Disabilities Lawyer
At The Sawaya Law Firm, we are proud to represent those Thornton residents who bravely served our country. Our attorneys understand the frustration of the VA disability benefits process, especially when the Veterans Administration grants a benefit amount that is not consistent with the gravity of your injury. Our VA disability benefit lawyers will fight for full and fair compensation for your disability, whether it is connected to your service or not. Contact us now to talk about what benefits you may be entitled to.
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Thornton Product Liability Lawyer
It’s not just dangerous drugs that make their way onto store shelves. Despite rigorous safety testing, dangerous and defective products of all types wind up in the hands of unsuspecting consumers. And when an injury results from the use of such dangerous products, any company involved in the chain of distribution could be held responsible. If you’re a Thornton resident who has been hurt by a dangerous or defective product, you may be able to pursue compensation through a product liability lawsuit. Contact the product liability lawyers at The Sawaya Law Firm to discuss the details of your case and review your options for seeking compensation for your injuries.
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Thornton Dangerous Medicines Lawyer
If a drug is prescribed by a doctor or offered in an over-the-counter form at a store, we usually assume it’s safe. Unfortunately, surprise side effects and unexpected interactions can cause serious injuries. Don’t discount your injuries if you have been hurt by a dangerous drug. Contact The Sawaya Law Firm’s Thornton personal injury lawyers today so we can discuss what happened to you. Drug manufacturers have a duty to produce safe products and warn about side effects, and our lawyers have a duty to protect our clients.
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Thornton Wrongful Death Claims Lawyer
When you lose a loved one, it often feels like a part of you is lost, too. Especially when the loss was unexpected and due to someone else’s negligence, it’s all you can do sometimes to just get through the day. At The Sawaya Law Firm, our compassionate attorneys are sensitive to the pain you are experiencing, and we want to help. We know that funeral expenses and the loss of a household income can weigh heavily on a family, so we may recommend easing the burden by filing a wrongful death claim. If you are a Thornton resident who has lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, give us a call or contact us online to schedule a time to discuss your situation.
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What to Expect When You Contact Our Thornton Law Firm

For people who have already been traumatized by an accident resulting in serious injury, talking through your case with a compassionate Thornton personal injury lawyer may give you hope. Many of our clients are relieved to learn about their options for pursuing compensation.

The process begins with a free, no-obligation consultation, where we will go over all the details of your case and ask you questions about the accident and your injuries. Our professional legal team will talk through the options you may have for seeking compensation. At this initial consultation, you do not have to worry about being pressed for payment. We consider it part of our duty to the community to help injured people understand their rights.

You may have already started learning the hard way that insurance systems, government agencies and hospital billing departments can be complicated to deal with. The laws regarding personal injury are also complicated, but the difference is that our attorneys are committed to working with you, not against you.

We want to make sure you understand the process, and we are ready to answer any questions you have about your case. Some of the common questions clients ask are:
  • What makes my accident a personal injury case?
  • Do you think I will need to appear in court for my case?
  • How long does it usually take to resolve a case like mine?
  • What are the kinds of compensation I might be able to pursue for my injuries?
  • How much would you charge to represent me?
  • Has your firm handled a case like mine before?
  • Should I accept the insurance company’s settlement offer?
  • How can I pay for my medical bills while you are working on my case?
  • I’m not sure the person who was at fault has money to pay. What are my options?
  • What if I am at fault, is pursuing compensation an option still?
  • If I make a workers’ compensation claim, can my employer fire me?
  • How can I contact you if I think of other questions later?

At the end of your initial consultation, we will discuss how to proceed. When you make the decision to put your trust in the Thornton personal injury attorneys at The Sawaya Law Firm, we will promptly get to work on your case. Our team will start by documenting everything we can about your accident. This means requesting any evidence collected by law enforcement or insurance investigators, interviewing witnesses, reviewing medical records, and even reconstructing the accident scene to make sure we have a thorough understanding of your case.

Once we take on your case, our Thornton personal injury lawyers will make contact with insurers or the other parties who may be responsible for damages. You will no longer have to worry about arguing over compensation — that’s our job.

We know that medical bills can pile up, especially if your injury has kept you out of work, so don’t worry about having the money to pay us to get started on your case. Our firm takes on a majority of Thornton personal injury claims on a contingency fee basis, meaning that if and when we collect compensation for your claim, you generally pay us a fee that is calculated based on the amount you recover.

Contact a Thornton Personal Injury Attorney Today

Are you tired of fighting with insurance companies, government agencies, and hospitals for the compensation you deserve? Contact the Thornton personal injury attorneys at The Sawaya Law Firm today. Our experienced lawyers are ready to take over and fight for your rights.

Since 1977, accident victims across Colorado have trusted The Sawaya Law Firm to represent them in all types of personal injury cases. Our heritage of justice is something we are proud of, and we are dedicated to pursuing full and fair compensation for you.

We encourage Thornton accident victims to schedule a free consultation with us as soon as possible after they are injured. That’s because Colorado law limits how long victims have to file claims for compensation after an accident. So talk to one of our experienced attorneys today before time runs out on your claim.

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