The Waltz Law Firm

The Waltz Law Firm

Experienced. Skilled. Trial Tested.

Firm Overview

With over 32 year's of experience, The Waltz Law Firm offers skilled attorneys with extensive trial and appellate experience at the state and federal levels. As experienced litigators, our lawyers have handled insurance defense cases for both insureds and insurance companies. The Waltz Law Firm has far-reaching experience in defense of: commercial liability, catastrophic injuries, personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, gas explosions, airplane crashes, insurance coverage and bad faith, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, construction defect and public entity liability. As such, The Waltz Law Firm has been selected to handle major claims for several insurers, with the firm's founder being designated by one large commercial insurer as the only lawyer handling "catastrophic" claims in Colorado.
Main Office
Main Office
1660 Lincoln St., Suite 2510
Denver  CO  80264
Phone
  • 303-830-8800
Websites
Personal Injury
The Waltz Law Firm represents self-insured corporations, insured clients and other entities in the defense of personal injury cases involving claims such as negligence, product liability, premises liability, toxic torts, breach of warranty and other
With over 32 year's of experience, The Waltz Law Firm offers skilled attorneys with extensive trial and appellate experience at the state and federal levels. As experienced litigators, our lawyers have handled insurance defense cases for both insureds and insurance companies. The Waltz Law Firm has far-reaching experience in defense of: commercial liability, catastrophic injuries, personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, gas explosions, airplane crashes, insurance coverage and bad faith, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, construction defect and public entity liability. As such, The Waltz Law Firm has been selected to handle major claims for several insurers, with the firm's founder being designated by one large commercial insurer as the only lawyer handling "catastrophic" claims in Colorado.

Richard Waltz

dwaltz@waltzlaw.com

For over 30 years, Mr. Waltz' Colorado practice has focused primarily in the area of defense litigation emphasizing products liability, construction defect, personal injury, public entity, and professional malpractice in both state and federal courts. Mr. Waltz personally has tried over 90 jury trials involving significant injuries, which include Plaintiffs claiming significant economic, non-economic and disability damages from paraplegia, quadriplegia, significant closed head injuries and wrongful death, including other very serious orthopedic injuries. Mr. Waltz has defended hundreds of complex litigation matters, e.g., construction defect claims under C.D.A.R.A., contracts, products liability, public entity defense, intellectual property claims, premises liability claims and professional malpractice and litigated complex commercial and contract matters including asbestos abatement cases to verdict. He also has extensive experience in litigating insurance coverage, declaratory actions and bad faith matters and has testified as an expert in such cases. Mr. Waltz has authored briefs and argued numerous appellate matters in the state and federal courts of Colorado, including matters involving the original jurisdiction of the Colorado Supreme Court. The Waltz Law Firm focuses almost exclusively on defense litigation. In 2008 he was selected as a Super Lawyer in the state of Colorado.

From 1974-1981, Mr. Waltz's Ohio practice included his representation of the Ohio National Guardsmen in personal injury litigation arising out of the shooting at the Kent State University campus. Later, as Assistant Attorney General in Ohio and Chief Prosecutor for Medicaid Fraud and President of the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units, he supervised the prosecution of nursing home abuse, statewide grand jury investigation and criminal/civil prosecutions of fraud and abuse of the Medicaid system.
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