Scott Henderson

Scott Henderson worked in emergency medical services for twenty years before he went to law school. Using his medical experience, he was recruited to the U.S. Virgin Islands EMS Department of Health in the 1980s where he helped to develop the Virgin Islands’ Land, Sea & Air Advanced Life Support program over the next three years.

Scott’s extensive medical experience helps him to understand the injured person’s medical history and explain it simply to a jury. His medical background allows him to quickly understand and evaluate medical issues and medical malpractice cases. Scott enjoyed helping people in medical need and he enjoys helping them by providing legal assistance now.

For his entire legal career, Scott has been a trial lawyer representing injured people, not corporations. He has litigated all of the following types of cases: medical malpractice, product liability, bad faith insurance, legal malpractice, premises liability, falling merchandise injuries, brain injury, spinal cord injury, birth injury, auto collision cases, truck and motorcycle collision cases, helicopter crash, airplane crash, wrongful death and uninsured motorist cases.

Scott is also a licensed pilot who flew helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft so he understands aviation cases well. Scott is an AV-rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbard, the highest rating possible. Scott graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1991 and he has been exclusively practicing personal injury law since that time. He worked for some of the best lawyers in Denver including Joe Branney, Scott Lawrence, Joe Epstein and Neil Hillyard.

Scott opened his own private law practice in 1997. Since 1998, Scott has been litigating many cases as co-counsel with Mike Turner. Since then, they have worked on hundreds of cases together. Together, they have been very successful in obtaining large verdicts and settlements for their clients including multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements.

Scott is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA). He is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Scott is married with three successful, grown children. His wife, Dr. Fran Henderson, is a clinical psychologist who practiced privately for twenty years and was a very successful jury consultant. Scott is a progressive and supports progressive causes and programs. He represents people, not corporations or insurance companies.

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