About

Our History


Colón & Colón, P.S.C., was incorporated in 2002 by Francisco J. Colón-Pagán, who in 1987 founded his own law firm. Mr. Colón-Pagán started his practice focusing primarily on general liability, motor vehicle liability, medical malpractice, products liability, life and disability, ocean cargo, inland marine, and insurance coverage disputes. Over the past twenty years our firm has been recognized by its clients for contributing to their success, both in and out of court.

Our Team


With a combined century of experience serving our clients, our team is dedicated to helping our clients and our community. 

Francisco J. Colón-Pagán

Mr. Colón-Pagán is the founding and managing partner who oversees commercial cases, insurance coverage matters, and other insurance-related litigation.
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Francisco J. Mercado-Olivero

Mr. Mercado-Olviero is a CPA and a former Director of the Legal Department  of the P.R. Insurance Commissioner's Office. He oversees construction and accountant E&O cases.
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Margarita Rosado-Toledo

Ms. Rosado-Toledo is an associate who litigates personal injury, premises liability, and employment cases. 
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Notable Decisions


Fireman's Fund Ins. Co. v. Amer. Int'l. Ins. Co., 109 F.3d 41 (1st Cir. 1997) 
Allstate Ins. Co. v. Occidental Int'l., Inc., 140 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 1997)
Ruiz-Troche v. Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co., Inc., 161 F.3d 77 (1st Cir. 1998)
Davila-Perez v. Lockheed Martin Corp., 202 F.3d 464 (1st Cir. 2000)
Ford Motor Credit Co. v. Velco, 2003 WL 21369219 (App.Ct. P.R. 2003)
Hull v. Municipality of San Juan, 230 F.Supp. 2d 239 (D.P.R.), aff'd 358 F.3d 98 (1st Cir. 2004)
Pagan Torres v. P.R. Land Auth., 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19216 (D.P.R. 2005)
Colon-Millin v. Sears Roebuck de P.R., Inc., 455 F.3d 30 (1st Cir. 2006)
Torres v. Lexington Ins. Co., 237 F.R.D. 533 (D.P.R. 2006)
Vazquez-Filippetti v. Banco Popular De P.R., 504 F.3d 43 (1st Cir. 2007)
Torres v. Bella Vista Hospital, 523 F.Supp.2d 123 (D.P.R. 2007)
Camacho v. Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan, 251 F.R.D. 81 (D.P.R. 2008)
Palmas del Mar Homeowners Ass'n v. Fox, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25790 (D.P.R. 2008)
Heck-Dance v. Inversione's Isleta Marina, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93810 (D.P.R. 2009)
Ace Ins. Co. v. Real Legacy Assurance Co., 2009 P.R.App. LEXIS 4190 (App.Ct. P.R. 2009)
Cordero v. South American Restaurants Corp., 2009 WL 886867 (D.P.R. 2009)
Adrian v. Mesirow Fin. Structured Settlements, LLC, 736 F. Supp. 2d 404 (D.P.R. 2010)
Claybaugh v. Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82107 (D.P.R. 2010)
Diversified Assets Management v. RUED, Inc., 2010 P.R.App. LEXIS 2384 (App.Ct. P.R. 2010)
Fundación Comunitaria de P.R. v. Ace Ins. Co., 2012 P.R.App. LEXIS 4817 (App. Ct. P.R. 2012) 
Consejo de Tit. Valles de Torrimar v. Valles de Guaynabo, 2014 P.R.App. LEXIS 2138 (App.Ct. P.R. 2014)
Quilez-Velar v. Ox Bodies, Inc., 2014 WL 4656649 (D.P.R. 2014) 
Burgos-López v. LXR/Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino, 193 D.P.R. 1 (2015)
ESJ Towers v. ACE Ins. Co., 2015 P.R.App. LEXIS 3739 (App.Ct. P.R. 2015)
Lawes v. Q.B. Constr., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86340 (2016)
Lawes v. Q.B. Constr., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122451 (2016)

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