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Fire and Arson Cases

Denver Fire or Arson Case? We’ve got Your Denver Insurance Attorney.

Fire and arson cases can involve complicated scientific questions as well as challenging legal issues. At Giometti & Mereness P.C. in Denver, Colorado, we represent clients in liability and insurance disputes involving both accidental fires and cases where arson may be involved. Contact us to discuss your case with an experienced Denver insurance attorney.

Recognizing the fact that fire cases often involve difficult issues of proof, we work with experts from the initial inception of an action to investigate allegations thoroughly. Our attorneys interview witnesses, examine investigation reports, conduct examinations under oath, and review all documents to determine whether the evidence and law support denial of insurance coverage or support a claim to recover damages.

Our firm is familiar with the nationally recognized guidelines in fire and explosion cases, such as NFPA921 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations. In reviewing fire claims and pursuing litigation of fire cases, we scrutinize the facts with these guidelines in mind. Whether representing an insurer in a subrogation claim, handling a claim where an incendiary origin is suspected, or defending an insured where negligence is alleged, our goal is to maximize the possibility of success by making sure that a competent and thorough investigation supports our client’s position.

With decades of legal experience with fire and arson cases, our lawyers appreciate the need for methodical and rapid investigation in any insurance dispute. Judges and attorneys know us as seasoned litigation attorneys who will vigorously protect the rights of our clients. Do not take a risk by hiring a lawyer who is inexperienced in fire investigation and litigation.

To learn more about filing an insurance action associated with allegations of arson, contact Giometti & Mereness P.C.

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Trial results confirm we are among the best trial lawyers in Colorado in handling wrongful death, bodily injury, property damage, uninsured/underinsured motorist, insurance coverage and insurance bad faith litigation.

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Wrongful Death

We literally “wrote the book” about Colorado wrongful death law. See our Publications to learn more about our book G. Giometti, Colorado Handbook of Wrongful Death Law ( 4th Ed. 2019).  For years attorneys throughout the state have contacted our firm for guidance in handling wrongful death claims.  Contact us to benefit from our experience.

Insurance Bad Faith

We also “wrote the book” about insurance bad faith law in Colorado. See our Publications to learn more about our book G. Giometti, Colorado Law of Insurance Bad Faith (4th Ed. 2015).  We are highly experienced in analyzing complex insurance coverage issues, pursuing declaratory judgment actions, and litigating bad faith claims arising out of coverage and claims handling disputes.

Auto Accidents

We also “wrote the book” about motor vehicle accident litigation and insurance in Colorado. See our Publications to learn more about our book G. Giometti, Colorado Automobile Accident Litigation & Insurance Handbook (3rd Ed. 2018).   We are experienced in handling all types of motor vehicle accident cases, particularly those involving traumatic brain injuries and spinal injuries.