Denver Attorney Alan Shafner Fights for Colorado Personal Injury Victims with Integrity and Compassion
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Personal Injury Cases
Today, thousands of people in Colorado will suffer serious injuries caused by the negligence or malicious intent of others. Denver attorney Alan Shafner can help.
Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law
If you or a loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse in Colorado, the Law Offices of Denver attorney Alan Shafner can help.
Unfortunately, many injured workers are left without the compensation that they need. Denver attorney Alan Shafner can help.
Social Security Disability
If you've been denied social security disability benefits in Colorado, Denver attorney Alan Shafner can help.
Alan C. Shafner is a Denver personal injury attorney and he’s been practicing law since 1978 with experience as a:
- Trial Attorney for the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office
- Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Member
- Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- Denver Bar Association Member
- Colorado Bar Association Member
He is also a guest lecturer for legal continuing education and seminars. Shafner consistently receives an “AV” rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory as meeting very high levels of general ethical standards.
Milestone Victory for Shafner Law: Westin Hotel Owes A Duty
The Client, Jillian Groh, represented by the Law Offices of Alan C. Shafner has achieve a milestone victory in the Colorado Court of Appeals. The client sustained grievous injuries in an automobile accident after she was allegedly wrongfully evicted from the Downtown Denver Westin Hotel in the middle of the night. In a groundbreaking opinion, the Court of Appeals held for the first time that a hotel or other innkeeper owes a duty to use reasonable care when evicting a registered guest.
Ms. Groh's parents acting as her representatives filed a suit against the Westin and others, alleging that the Westin and its employees owed a duty to use reasonable care when evicting Ms. Groh. The trial court dismissed Ms. Groh’s case. In a landmark opinion reinstating the suit, the Court of Appeals agreed that, while a hotel is legally allowed to evict a guest, it must use reasonable care in doing so when there is a foreseeable risk that the guest will suffer harm as a result of the eviction.
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