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Brian Michael Bradford

Brian Michael Bradford

Experienced personal injury lawyer
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Nursing Home Abuse
  • Colorado
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Brian Bradford is a trial lawyer forged from years of service as a Public Defender and fighting powerful insurance companies with one of Colorado's largest personal injury law firms. As a personal injury lawyer, Mr. Bradford has recovered millions of dollars from insurance companies on behalf of his clients. Mr. Bradford has completed numerous jury trials in jurisdictions throughout Colorado and has been specially licensed to practice law pro hac vice in Oklahoma and Florida. Early in his legal career he also worked for Colorado judges based in Jefferson County, the Supreme Court and the Federal District Court. Mr. Bradford’s clerkship experience gives him unique knowledge about how judges decide legal issues which provides great benefit to his clients. Mr. Bradford is a Colorado native and grew up in Denver. After graduating from Cherry Creek High School where he was a member of the 1994 State Championship football team, Mr. Bradford received his business degree from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. Mr. Bradford then headed west to Washington where he received his law degree Magna Cum Laude from Gonzaga University. He is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Colorado Bar Association, where for the past three years he has presented on Subrogation Law at the annual Tort Law Update.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Cook, Bradford & Levy, LLC
Bucknell University
B.S. | Business Administration
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Gonzaga University School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Law Review Associate Editor, Moot Court Board
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Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
This honor is awarded to personal injury trial lawyers who have been recognized by their peers as being one of the best in their field.
Professional Associations
Boulder County Bar Association
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Colorado Bar Association  # 35954
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Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
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Speaking Engagements
2015 Subrogation Law Update , CBA Annual Tort Law Update , Colorado Bar Association Headquarters
Colorado Bar Association Annual Tort Law Update
Cover and Move: Getting the Most from Your Auto Insurance After a Collision , March 2018 BCBA Civil Law Section CLE , Boulder County Justice Center
Boulder County Bar Association
This presentation addressed the essential insurance coverages you should have in a car accident that is not your fault. We focused on the principles of Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist, Medical Payments, and Collision coverage while providing real-life examples of how they work. Attention was also given to how these coverages interplay with health insurance and Colorado law to help optimize financial recovery
2013 Subrogation Law Update , CBA Tort Law Update , Colorado Bar Association Headquarters
Colorado Bar Association Annual Tort Law Update
2014 Subrogation Law Update , CBA Annual Tort Law Update , Colorado Bar Association Headquarters
Colorado Bar Association Annual Tort Law Update
Websites & Blogs
Brian Michael Bradford's Website Profile
Cook, Bradford & Levy, LLC Website
Legal Answers
10 Questions Answered

Q. My wife was in a car accident in Jan 2020 where the other driver ran a red light and was cited. She hasn't worked since,
A: I am sorry to hear bc snout you’re wife’s injuries. Maximum medical improvement (MMI) is not a prerequisite to resolve your wife’s claim. However, a good personal injury lawyer will want to make sure that if your wife has long term/permanent impairments, a poor prognosis for recovery, and an ongoing need for future treatment, those issues are fully understood before resolving her case. If those details are unclear from the records, which is often the case, your attorney should meet with one or more of your wife’s providers to get a narrative report(s) addressing those issues so the can be accounted for in determining what is “full compensation “ for her injuries. We would certainly be happy to discuss this further and share our opinions with you on Monday.
Q. In Colorado if your boss physically attacks you while you are at work can you sue the company?
A: Generally speaking, a victim of a physical assault in the workplace will have a civil claim against the person doing the assault. The circumstances of the assault will need to be examined to determine the viability of the claim and whether a claim lies against the company as well. As with any claim, the facts and circumstances of what happened must be fully explored to fully understand your legal options. We would be happy to speak with you to learn more about what happened and what your rights are.
Q. If the smell of a llama causes a unusually allergic reaction to an adjacent neighbor can their be a remedy to alleviate
A: Hello - in Colorado there is a civil claim for nuisance. With that said, more would need to be known about your circumstances to determine how viable such a claim would be.
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Contact & Map
Cook, Bradford & Levy, LLC
2590 Trailridge Dr E
Lafayette, CO 80026
Telephone: (303) 543-1000
Fax: (303) 543-8582