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Shareholder Tom Henderson: A Good Lawyer. Changing Lives

By Heidi Culbertson

April 2, 2021  

Tom Henderson is the President of the Arapahoe County Bar Association

Burg Simpson Shareholder Tom Henderson is the Chair of the Bad Faith Insurance Division of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department and the President of the Arapahoe County Bar Association (ACBA). As the leader of the ACBA, Tom Henderson is seeking to expand access to Arapahoe County’s legal system by encouraging his fellow members to offer pro bono legal services. In the following video, Tom Henderson issues a call to action to his colleagues at the ACBA to help to increase access to counsel and legal assistance and to improve the justice delivery systems that serve people who are otherwise unable to afford lawyers. Tom Henderson and his colleagues at the ACBA are dedicated to serving those in the Arapahoe County community who desperately need pro bono legal services.

See the video here

About Tom Henderson

Tom Henderson focuses his practice on representing policyholders in suing insurance companies for bad faith and getting insurance companies to pay what the insurance policy promises to pay. Tom spent the first 20 years of his practice representing the insurance companies, answering their questions about whether the policy provided coverage for various claims, and even defending them when they were sued. He has spent the past 12+ years of his practice exclusively representing business insurance policyholders pursuing claims for insurance benefits owed by the insurance industry.

Tom uses his unusual background as a former insurance industry insider to his clients’ advantage because he knows where the weak spots are, where the smoking guns are hidden and how best to structure his clients’ cases to maximize the potential of getting the insurance companies to pay. Tom represents both individual consumers and businesses in their pursuit of insurance claims. For consumers, this includes auto, uninsured and underinsured motorists, homeowners, renters, liability, property, health, disability, and life insurance claims. For businesses, this includes auto, liability, property, lost profits, directors and officers, professional liability, and construction insurance claims. These claims can range from a few thousand dollars to millions of dollars.

Tom has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in 2013-2020 in the field of Insurance Law. Tom has also been recognized as a People’s Choice Best Insurance Lawyer. and has been selected to Super Lawyers® every year since 2014. In 2019 and 2020, Tom was selected as a Colorado Top Lawyer in insurance by 5280 Magazine.

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