David Ben Gelman

David Ben Gelman: Attorney with Hall & Evans, LLC AV stamp icon
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  • 1001 Seventeenth Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202
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David’s practice focuses on healthcare, commercial and insurance disputes. In the healthcare field, David has represented clients in litigation, regulatory matters, employment, and business disputes. With over twenty years of experience, David has gained an in-depth understanding and appreciation of the delivery of healthcare as well as the field of medicine. He represents health care facilities including nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities and assisted living residences, as well as licensed professionals including physicians, nurses, therapists, dentists, and chiropractors. David regularly defends claims involving professional liability, catastrophic injury, product liability, and wrongful death. In the areas of commercial litigation and insurance coverage and bad faith actions, David has represented clients in all aspects of litigation including appeals.

Blog Posts

•Six Hall & Evans Attorneys Named to “Best Lawyers”
•23 Selected for 2018 Colorado Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
•Four Attorneys Join Healthcare/Medical Malpractice Group

Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars

•Speaker, “Medical Records and Depositions in Long Term Care Litigation,” Charitable Service Providers Risk Management Seminar, 2017
•Speaker, “Medical Records in Litigation,” 2012, 2013
•Speaker, “Arbitration in Long Term Care,” 2008, 2010-2013
•Speaker, “Long Term Care Litigation in Colorado,” 2007, 2010-2013

Business & Community Service

•Colorado Lawyers Committee/Hate Crime Task Force, 2016, 2017
Extreme Community Makeover, 2016, 2017

Career Distinctions & Honors

The Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Law, 2018-2019
•Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Colorado Super Lawyers, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice, Insurance Coverage, 2014-2018

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Hall & Evans, David was a Director at Fennemore Craig, P.C. and a Shareholder at Kennedy Childs, P.C.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Administrative & Regulatory Law
  • Appellate
  • Employment
  • Healthcare/ Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303-628-3391  Phone
(303) 813-3835  Fax
University Attended:
University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., Philosophy and Psychology, 1988
Law School Attended:
Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1992
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1992, Illinois; 1996, Colorado

Professional Associations

•Colorado Bar Association
•Denver Bar Association
•Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
•Defense Research Institute
•The American Association of Nurse Attorneys

Reported Cases:
Appeals: Fischer v. Colorow Health Care, LLC, 420 P.3d 259 (Colo. 2018); Fischer v. Colorow Health Care, LLC, 2016 Colo. App. LEXIS 1277 (Colo. App. 2016); Adair Group, Inc. v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 477 F.3d 1186 (10th Cir. 2007); Moore v. Middlebrook, 96 Fed. Appx. 634 (10th Cir. 2004); Von Loh v. Synthes, Inc., 106 Fed. Appx. 665 (10th Cir. 2004); Employers Ins. v. Bodi-Wachs Aviation Ins. Agency, 39 F.3d 138 (7th Cir. 1994)
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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