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Let our experience work for you.  For over 30 years, the attorneys at Chalat Hatten Koupal and Banker have worked for clients like you who have suffered a catastrophic injury from Ski AccidentsCatastrophic AccidentsMotor Vehicle AccidentsTrips and FallsMedical MalpracticeLegal Malpractice, and Defective Products.  We have extensive experience to put to work for you.  Our Colorado accident lawyers have been recognized by the legal community, including the American Board of Trial Advocates, Best Lawyers and Colorado Super Lawyers. We will work with you in a personal and collaborative approach to achieve your specific goals. Call and speak directly with a lawyer – 303.861.1042 or 800.221.5526 toll free.

Personal injury claims are complex.  We understand that you may feel overwhelmed by the process of pursuing a personal injury claim. Our attorneys will give you straight answers for your personal injury questions.  From your first contact, a Colorado attorney in our office, not a paralegal, will speak with you, helping you make informed decisions during your personal injury lawsuit.  Contact Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker today to speak with a recognized Colorado Super Lawyer©.

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Jim Chalat (and Firm) — Outstanding In Every Way!

I was a Broadway performer, injured on the ski slopes of Aspen while on vacation -- one day seemingly on top of the world, the next day without a leg to stand on. With a limb and career in tatters, Jim Chalat (and his wife Linda and their firm) gave me a powerful legal leg to stand on and so very much more. From the first moment we connected, they handled my long-distance case with skill, passion, compassion, acute understanding of the law, flawless attention to detail, and a manner that was both personal yet impeccably professional. The positive outcome my case (which went to trial) received can be directly attributed to their hard work, foresight, perseverance, and great skill. Jim is a leader, a talented one, not just of an excellent law firm, or in a courtroom handling a case, but he is a leader in his field. Tested through time, Jim Chalat is outstanding in every way and I recommend him without reservation.Katie, a Personal Injury client


City of Steamboat Springs Settles Wrongful Death Case

Jul 2014

The City of Steamboat Springs, owner of Howelsen Hill ski area, has settled the wrongful death case brought by Maureen Ryan, the mother of Cooper Larsh. Larsh died on...

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Chris Koupal Recieves AV-Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubble

Dec 2013

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingsTM Methodology Peer Review Ratings attest to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics in specific Areas of Practice, and reflects the confidential opinions of members...

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Jim Chalat Admitted to American Board of Trial Advocates, Colorado Chapter

Nov 2013

Jim Chalat was admitted to the American Board of Trial Advocates. The American Board of Trial Advocates is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to...

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Four Ski Fatalities in Past Week

Mar 2015
It has been a challenging week for skiing in the Northeast. A skier died yesterday in an accident on an expert trail at the Sunday River ski area in Maine. The 35-year-old man died in a ski accident. He was found at the bottom of Black Hole, an expert trail on Aurora Peak around 11 […] ...

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Pregnant UPS Worker Wins Day in Court

Mar 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled to allow a United Parcel Service employee who claimed the company failed to accommodate her 2006 pregnancy by giving her light duty to pursue her claim. The Supreme Court ruled on behalf of Peggy Young, though it did not adopt her suggested test for determining whether UPS violated the […] ...

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