Babar Waheed

Top rated personal injury attorney in Greenwood Village, Colorado

The Dan Caplis Law Firm
Babar Waheed
The Dan Caplis Law Firm

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Civil rights, Employment litigation; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2006

Education: University of Colorado Law School

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Urdu

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2022

The Dan Caplis Law Firm

6400 S. Fiddlers Green Circle
Suite 2200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111 Visit website

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A highly regarded personal injury attorney in Greenwood Village, Colorado, Babar Waheed is a managing partner at The Dan Caplis Law Firm. Having successfully litigated hundreds of personal injury cases for the past 15-plus years, he holds himself accountable and represents injured Colorado residents with utmost integrity. He has fought against various insurance companies and other corporations to secure millions of dollars in compensation for his plaintiff clients. Some of his representative results include:

  • A $26.6 million settlement* in a truck accident case
  • A $1.2 million settlement for a client who was a victim of drunk driving
  • A $1 million settlement for an injured pedestrian

A dedicated and talented attorney, Mr. Waheed understands the hardships that come from a personal injury. He has assisted clients with matters involving catastrophic injuries; car, truck and motorcycle accidents; wrongful death; premises liability; defective products and other medical devices; and drunk and drugged driving accidents. He also handles cases related to civil rights and employment litigation.

Licensed to practice before all the state courts of Colorado since 2006, Mr. Waheed completed his Bachelor of Science in finance and information systems from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2003. He pursued his legal education at the same university and obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2006.

Recognized as an active contributor to his legal community, Mr. Waheed holds memberships in many organizations. These include the Colorado Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America.

The editor of the Colorado Trial Talk journal, Mr. Waheed has penned numerous articles for prominent journals. With a genuine concern for the people in his community, he repeatedly volunteers to provide services through the help of organizations such as Aurora Youth Options, Minds Matter Colorado and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado.

A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Mr. Waheed has earned many awards and accolades over the course of his career. The National Trial Lawyers selected him for inclusion in the Top 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers in Colorado list. He was listed among the Top 10 lawyers by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys and was given a 10.0 ‘Superb’ client rating by Avvo.

*Compensation secured along with other attorneys of his current firm

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Civil rights, Employment litigation: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 80% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Civil rights
  • 10% Employment litigation: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2006, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.dancaplislaw.com/meet-our-team/babar-waheed-esq-...

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Colorado Legal Committee, Volunteer
  • Aurora Youth Options
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Colorado
  • Denver Legal Night
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Association of Plaintiff's Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Member
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member, 2006
Honors/Awards:
  • Colorado's Top 40 under 40 for Civil Plaintiff's Litigation, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017 - 2020
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 40 Litigation Lawyer under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2018 - 2019
  • Colorado's Top 40 under 40 for Civil Plaintiff's Litigation, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2018 - 2019
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in Colorado, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2020
Educational Background:
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, Bachelor of Science in Business, Finance/Information Systems, 2003
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Defendant moved for leave to amend the Answer to add an affirmative defense that would have substantively barred any recovery by Plaintiff. Babar responded to motion focusing on the procedural defects of Defendant's Motion and the interests of justice. The Court denied the Motion for Leave. Instead of recovering nothing and owing Defendant money for costs, Plaintiff recovered seven figures, 2020
  • Creek Red Nation, LLC v. Jeffco Midget Football Association, Inc., 175 F. Supp. 3d 1290 (D. Colo. 2016)
  • Am. Select Ins. Co. v. Johnson, No. 17-CV-01369-CMA-KLM, 2017 WL 5256344 (D. Colo. Nov. 13, 2017)
  • Simmons v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., No. 16-CV-3097-WJM-KLM, 2018 WL 1138296 (D. Colo. Mar. 2, 2018)
  • In Boulder County, Babar obtained a $1.2 million judgment against a drunk driver that caused his client a brain injury, 2018
  • In a pre-Covid trial, Babar was part of a trial team that secured a $3M jury award on behalf of an injured motorcyclist, 2020
  • Two weeks before a jury trial was set to begin, Babar settled a claim for $1,000,000 on behalf of a pedestrian that was struck by a car and suffered a fractured ankle, 2019
  • Babar represented a brother and sister at trial after the defendant-driver, working for a transport company, fell asleep behind the wheel and crashed into the family vehicle at 75 miles per hour. The driver killed both parents and the siblings suffered significant injuries. The jury returned a verdict in the amount of $26.6 million and found that the transport company was responsible for the driver’s negligence. https://lawweekcolorado.com/article/denver-jury-awards-26-6m-in-car-crash-case As part of the post-judgment motions practice, Babar secured a order from the judge that the wrongful acts constitute a felonious killing and that the transport company was liable for the uncapped damages. The Order imputing the uncapped wrongful death noneconomic damages to business entity is the first and only in Colorado history, 2019
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Babar presented on closing argument and damages, Presenter, CTLA Blockbuster, 2020
  • Babar presented on litigating trucking claims, Presenter, CTLA Trucking Seminar, 2019

Office location for Babar Waheed

6400 S. Fiddlers Green Circle
Suite 2200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Phone: 303-770-5551

Selections

1 Year Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2022

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