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Each year thousands of people in the State of Colorado are unfortunately injured in accidents. Many of these accidents were caused by carelessness or even malicious intent of others. Fortunately, laws protect those harmed by negligent parties and allows the injured to seek compensation for their suffering. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident resulting from negligence or intentional harm, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your physical and psychological injuries.
Car accidents are one of the most common causes of personal injury. Victims often experience substantial pain and suffering, emotional distress, lost wages, medical expenses and property damage. Many victims never receive the full amount of damages to which they are entitled. The insurance company wants to settle your case as soon as possible - and for as little as possible. That’s why it is crucial to retain a qualified personal injury attorney as soon as possible to achieve maximum compensation.
The high cost of motorcycle accidents results from the fact that in most cases the front of the bike is what is hit. This is also the point of impact that results in the most incapacitating and fatal injuries. Identifying every potential factor in an accident is important in determining who is at fault or what percent each is at fault and who is financially responsible. But you must act quickly. The insurance companies want you to settle quickly. To them it’s just business. To you, it is your future. Do not agree to any settlement without talking to an attorney.
Nothing hurts more than losing someone you love. Unfortunately, many wrongful deaths occur as a result of negligence. Negligence might occur in a situation like an automobile or airplane accident, an accident in the workplace, or medical malpractice. Intentional violence that causes death can also be covered by a wrongful death lawsuit. Contacting an experienced attorney is a good idea. Our attorneys understand the delicacy of wrongful death suits and will try to resolve it in a sensitive manner.
Drunk drivers seriously hurt and kill innocent motorists, passengers, pedestrians and cyclists. If a drunk driver hurt you or someone you love, call us to learn your legal options. Our attorneys know how insurance companies work. They try to settle cases cheaply, delay handling your claim, even trick you into accepting a settlement quickly. We have helped hundreds of car accident victims get the money they desperately need to pay for medical bills, missed work time, pain and suffering.
Being in an auto accident can cause permanent injuries that will affect the rest of your life. The attorneys at Mullans, Piersel & Reed P.C. have helped Southern Colorado victims who are faced with permanent injuries, overwhelming medical bills and loss of income due to someone else's negligence. We will put our experience and knowledge to work for you by holding those responsible for your permanent injuries accountable so that you can start to put your life back together.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident resulting from negligence or intentional harm, you may be entitled to receive just compensation for your physical and phychological injuries. Our skilled attorneys will take the time to learn every aspect of your case and assess whether or not you should take an initial settlement offered by the insurance company. If our attorneys feel the initial settlement offer was unjust and inadequate, we will aggressively pursue more compensation.
As a general practice law firm, Mullans, Piersel and Reed P.C. offer representation in business matters involving corporation and partnerships, estate planning, wills, landlord and tenant relations, real estate and construction litigation. We will represent the employers in the employment conflicts and proceedings. As one of the top law firms in Southern Colorado, we have earned an excellent reputation with the legal and business communities and enjoy a high rate of referrals from satisfied clients.
There are four basic types of business entities: sole-proprietorships, partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. When you start a business you need to decide which is the right structure for you and who will own the business and what its activities will be. That’s where Mullans, Piersel and Reed P.C. come in. We’ll ask all the right questions, because what’s right for your business depends on the type of business you run, how many owners it has and its financial situation. No one choice suits every business. We can help business owners just like you, choose the structure that best meets his or her needs by considering factors that include, the potential risks and liabilities for your business, the formalities and expenses involved in establishing and maintaining the various business structures, your income tax situation and your investment needs.
Landlord-tenant laws are among the most complex and detailed in the nation. If you are a landlord concerned about your income-producing property, our experienced attorneys can help you understand the law and your rights. We handle the full range of residential and commercial landlord-tenant issues, from lease negotiation, drafting and review to eviction actions, litigation and beyond.
Nobody likes to think about death or disability, but that’s why establishing a comprehensive estate plan is one of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself and your family. Proper estate planning not only helps put you in greater control of your property and finances, but can also spare your loved ones significant expense, frustration and delay in the event that you pass away or become disabled. That’s why we take a complete approach to estate planning, which includes protecting real and personal property, designating health care and financial decision-makers, living wills, ensuring access to medical information and records, as well as end-of-life, burial and other considerations.
Lots of people wonder if they really need a will. They may think that they don’t have enough assets to bother with a will. Some people believe that a will causes their heirs to have to go through probate, leading to unnecessary expenses. At Mullans, Piersel & Reed P.C. we want you to know why a will is a good idea for just about everyone. If you die without a will, the state will distribute your property to your heirs according the state’s intestacy statutes. The statutes might call for a distribution that is similar to what you want or it may not.
Federal and State regulations which govern the workplace are increasing both in scope and in the complexity of these laws. Employment related problems are becoming the most common legal issue for most businesses. The Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other lesser-known laws and regulations all carry a risk of fines for the employer who is found to be in violation of the law. Employers may expect complaints to be filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board or the Department of Labor. We have experience in representing employers in Southern Colorado in all employment related issues.