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Francis V. Cristiano

50 S Steele St
Suite 930
Denver, Colorado

888-392-6461

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We protect our clients' rights. We represent families and individuals throughout Colorado who have been hurt by the careless, indifferent, or deceitful actions of others.

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Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Nursing Home Abuse

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Francis V. (“Frank”) Cristiano is a third generation Denver native. He grew up in southeast Denver and graduated from Denver South High School where he played football and lacrosse, and also took part in extracurricular activities including drama. His father, Vincent, a well-known and respected Denver attorney/litigator, moved to Denver after being born and raised in Pueblo. His father was quite active in the legal community in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s.


Frank Cristiano attended and graduated from the University of Colorado with a bachelors degree in Political Science. He completed law school at the University of Denver. While attending school, he supported himself in blue-collar work that included loading trucks, highway department work, and construction labor.


Upon graduation from law school, he first joined a law firm with a practice that emphasized real estate and construction law and litigation. However, he soon struck out on his own and focused his passion to represent represent plaintiffs in personal injury, malpractice, and business and financial tort claims.


Frank Cristiano is quite active in the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, where he has been an Eagle contributor and member of its Board of Directors since 2003. He has also served as the professional negligence editor for its publication, “Trial Talk,” for more than 20 years, and he has authored more than 20 published articles.


Cristiano has won a tried to verdict or arbitration award, a multitude of cases, including numerous malpractice, personal injury, and business or financial claims. He has been recognized by “Super Lawyers,” as one of its top attorneys in the state and recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of its top 100 trial lawyers.


In 2016, he was inducted as a member and diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”), a plaintiff and defense attorney organization that one can join by invitation only.  All of its members have been certified due to substantial district court civil jury trial experience taken to verdicts that were achieved with only the highest standards of professionalism. The credo of ABOTA is to preserve and support the institution of jury trials in this country.


Frank Cristiano has been a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum since 2003. He is co-chair of the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations’ Interprofessional Committee, a Fellow of the Colorado Bar Foundation, and a member of the Faculty of Federal Advocates.


His passion is not merely for the law, but for what it represents and strives for, which is access to justice not just for the rich and powerful, but for all of us. He promises always to listen to and care for his clients, as well as to vigorously and strongly bring forward their claims.


Cristiano Trial Talks


Significant Medical Negligence Cases and Developments during the Past Year – A Review and Some Observations (2013)


Significant Medical and Legal Negligence Cases and Developments during the Past Year – A Review and Some Observations (2014)


Significant Medical and Legal Negligence Cases and Developments during the Past Year―A Review and Some Observations (April/May 2016)


Professional Negligence Decisions Over the Past Two Years – A Review and Some Comments About Trends (2017)

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Is Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

Cerebral palsy can be caused by medical malpractice. That’s not always the case, though, as there are several types of cerebral palsy, with a variety of potential causes. In general, the disorder is a bit of a mystery, and yet it remains one of the most common conditions among children in the Un... […]

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When a Doctor Fails to Diagnose Cancer

What if a doctor fails to diagnose cancer, and the patient dies as a result? Frank Cristiano explains that it could be considered grounds for a medical malpractice or wrongful death lawsuit. Transcript: Cancer is obviously a very serious condition tha... […]

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Interview: Can I Sue My Stockbroker for Investment Losses?

When does a stockbroker cross the line from a poor strategy to actual malpractice? We spoke to Frank Cristiano, a malpractice attorney with Cristiano Law, LLC in Denver. He explained that if your stockbroker mishandled your funds, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit to help you recover the money... […]

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Nursing Home Abuse Warning Signs

Nursing Home Abuse Warning Signs

Cases of nursing home abuse and neglect are more common than you might think. According to NursingHomeAbuse.org, as many as 5,000,000 elderly people suffer abuse every year. Sometimes it happens in the home; other times, it happens at nursing care facilities. All the time, the case should be reported with the assistance of a qualified attorney at your side; but the truth is a lot of these cases often go unnoticed. The reason? Many don’t see the warning signs. Many are not even looking for them. They assume the establishment meets the highest standard of care, when in fact many facilities fall short of the expectation and commit wrongdoing. Since the elderly often don’t speak up about this, y... […]

What Is the Difference Between a Failed Procedure and Medical Malpractice?

What Is the Difference Between a Failed Procedure and Medical Malpractice?

Surgery—no matter how simple or complex—isn’t a light matter. In any situation, you’re dealing with the possibility of something going wrong. In some cases, the medical team commits negligence or somehow deviates from the standards of care, resulting in harm. In other cases, the surgery did not work as intended, even though the medical team did everything correctly. How can you tell the difference between a failed procedure and medical malpractice? It’s Important to Know What Medical Malpractice Is Errors occur all the time. That would be no cause to assign blame, but in the event that medical malpractice is evident, the burden of proof relies on whether or not the incident adhered to the... […]

Is Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

Is Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

Cerebral palsy can be caused by medical malpractice. That’s not always the case, though, as there are several types of cerebral palsy, with a variety of potential causes. In general, the disorder is a bit of a mystery, and yet it remains one of the most common conditions among children in the United States. An average of 1 in 323 children are born with cerebral palsy. To better understand what can cause cerebral palsy… We Have to Understand What Cerebral Palsy Is Cerebral palsy is a disorder caused by brain damage affecting certain parts of the body. There are several types of the condition, and damage leading to cerebral palsy can occur before the birth of the baby, during the deliver... […]