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Eric J. Pollart
Founder/Partner

5700 South Quebec Street, Suite 200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

170 South Main Street, Suite 1125
Salt Lake City, UT  84101

2415 East Camelback Road, Suite 700
Phoenix, AZ 85016

BAR ADMISSIONS
Arizona
Colorado
Nebraska
Utah
U.S. District Court, Colorado

As one of the founding members of Pollart Miller, Eric draws on over 20 years as a practicing attorney to represent clients in Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, and Utah.  As litigation counsel and advisor, he supports and advocates for the interest and rights of his clients in their insurance and employment-related issues with an emphasis on defending workers’ compensation matters.

Whether large national corporations or those with regional focus, Eric provides counsel to assist clients with risk assessment and litigation analysis.  Eric’s trial experience means his clients have the security of a seasoned trial advocate when necessary, but at the same time a counselor who helps them find solutions to reduce claim exposure and the costs before litigation.

Arapahoe County Bar Association 2003-Present
Arizona Bar Association 2018 – present
Claims Litigation Management Alliance 2014-Present
Colorado Bar Association 1996-Present
Colorado Professionals in Workers’ Compensation 2017-Present
Mountain View Bank of Commerce Director 2012-2018
Nebraska Bar Association 2003-Present
Utah Bar Association 2007-Present

Mr. Pollart is a frequent speaker at seminars for claims specialists addressing insurance law developments with specific focus on reducing claim exposure and litigation expenses:

Speaker at 2019 Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference

2017 Colorado Bar Association CLE – Workers’ Compensation Fall Update: The New Rule 16

2015 Rocky Mountain Risk Management Society Conference – Hot Topics in Colorado Workers’ Compensation: Cumulative Trauma & Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation

Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Workers’ Compensation Law—Employers 2018, 2019 and 2020
Recognized as 10 Best in Client Satisfaction in Workers’ Compensation by the AIOLC 2018
Named Top Workers’ Compensation – Respondent Lawyer by 5280 Magazine 2018 and 2019
Outstanding Respondent Attorney by Professionals In Workers’ Compensation (PWC) 2016 and 2017

Mr. Pollart has important decisions published in Colorado and Utah affecting the rights of employers and insurers:

Moore v. Western Forge Corporation, 192 P.3d 427 (Colo. App. 2007)

Ortega v. Industrial Claims Appeals Office and King Soopers, Inc., 207 P.3d 895 (Colo. App. 2009)

Timpanogos Hospital and Zurich American Insurance vs. Labor Commission and Tara Bishop, 251 P.3d 855 (UtahCt.App 2011)

Blogs:

06/30/17 Compensability – “Correlation is not Causation” – Just Because Symptoms Are From Work Does Not Mean It’s a Compensable Injury
06/23/17 Winning a hearing on medical care does not end the issue as a later Division IME can overturn the ALJ’s conclusions
06/14/17 Court of Appeals – Apportionment of Benefits

J.D., University of Nebraska, 1996
B.A., University of Nebraska, 1992

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