Melat, Pressman & Higbie

Melat, Pressman & Higbie

Experienced, Respected, Committed

As one of Southern Colorado’s oldest and most respected personal injury law firms, the Colorado Springs law office of Melat, Pressman & Higbie, LLP has the knowledge, background, and experience to handle the most complex plaintiff’s claims.

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TOLL FREE: 1-800-397-3970
LOCAL: (719) 475-0304

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Experienced Injury Lawyers in Colorado Springs

Automobile Accidents

Thousands of automobile accidents happen every year. Many of these crashes cause deaths and injuries to innocent people

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Automobile Accidents


We know how the insurance industry operates and are ready to represent our clients in coverage disputes with their insurance company, including litigation of claims for insurance bad faith.

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Personal injury

We have the knowledge and practical experience to pursue claims against negligent defendants and their insurance companies for serious injuries and wrongful death arising out of motor vehicle accidents, unsafe property, and other negligence or wrongful conduct.

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Personal injury
Serious Injury

Serious Injury

We have decades of experience handling all types of catastrophic and serious injuries, including spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and burn injuries.

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Slip and Fall

Our lawyers have the knowledge, skills and experience to handle any type of premises liability claim including slips and falls, injuries caused by falling merchandise, and vicious dog bites.

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Slip and Fall
Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

When an accident becomes the ultimate tragedy and causes the death of a loved one, Colorado law allows for the family to pursue an action for wrongful death, providing compensation to the bereaved and holding the negligent individual, company or government agency accountable for the damages caused.

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Clients First

At Melat, Pressman & Higbie, we put our clients first. From the initial consultation to the conclusion of your case, we remain in close contact with you.

We provide professional advice that helps you to make the right decisions at every stage of your case. For the convenience of our clients, we have staff that speak Spanish and we maintain flexible office hours.

For a free consultation about your potential claim, contact us today.

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Phone :

(719) 475-0304

Address :

405 South Cascade Avenue Suite 304, Colorado Springs CO 80903

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Our Track Record

  • Six figure total settlements for women who contracted Hepatitis A from contaminated food.

    Contaminated Foods
  • $2 million settlement for chemical burn caused by drain cleaner.

    Six figure settlement from household product manufacturer for woman who inhaled toxic fumes

    Defective Products
  • Six figure settlement for child was bitten in face by vicious dog.

    Large settlement for healthcare professional bitten in hand by family member’s dog.

    Dog Bites
  • $300,000 recovery following jury trial against client’s own insurance company for underinsured motorist benefits.

    Policy limits settlement from client’s own insurance company for woman who was re-injured in a car accident.

    Insurance claims
  • Six-figure settlement for man who suffered hip fracture in motor vehicle crash.

    $500,000 settlements for man who underwent shoulder and back surgeries after rear-end motor vehicle crash.

    Large six figure settlement driver and passenger of motorcycle struck when pickup truck pulled out in front of motorcycle.

    Nearly $500,000 settlement for passenger in pickup truck rear-ended on interstate.

    $300,000 settlement for driver of delivery van hit by pickup truck that ran a stop sign.

    Motor Vehicle Crashes
  • Settlements of 3/4 of million dollars for young man injured in car accident caused by drunk driver.

    Large six-figure settlement for woman injured drunk boating accident.

    Drunk Drivers
  • $500,000 settlement for wrongful death of 16 year old girl killed by drunk driver.

    Wrongful Deaths
  • $300,000 settlement for woman who slips on ice in apartment building parking lot.

    Large settlement for child who falls on unprotected rebar and loses sight in one eye.

    $880,000 judgment after favorable jury verdict for woman’s injuries caused by faulty staircase at shopping center.

    $850,000 judgment after jury verdict against city utility company for 17-year old boy who suffered an electric burn injury as result of overhead power line being too low.

    Premises liability
  • Six figure settlement from pharmacy which misfilled prescription.

    $15 Million jury award in medical malpractice case against emergency room physician.

    $1 Million dollar settlement in medical malpractice case against doctor for failing to timely diagnose the brain tumor in 10 year old girl.

    Professional Negligence