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Fatal ATV Accidents a Reminder to Riders to Maintain Vehicles

By Burg Simpson

All-Terrain Vehicles can be great fun, but with the fun can also come danger. Every year ATV accidents take the lives of recreational enthusiasts who ride these tricky vehicles without attention to proper safety guidelines. A tragic ATV accident in southwestern Colorado left to members of a Texas family injured and two more, dead. Some… Read more »

Who is Responsible if my Child is Bullied at School?

By Burg Simpson

When parents send their children to school, their expectation is that the children will be safe, cared for and protected from harm. Schools have responsibility for the well-being of the children they are educating. When a child is the victim of bullying, harassment or cyberbullying, and that child suffers emotional injury as a result, significant… Read more »

Colorado Takes on Dangers of Conversion Therapy

By Burg Simpson

The field of personal injury law has for some time included psychological and emotional injury, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and severe anxiety or depression. An increasing number of lawsuits, including consumer fraud suits, are being filed around the nation by LGBTQ adults who were exposed to conversion or “reparative” therapies as minors. Conversion… Read more »

Bicycles and Cars — A Potentially Dangerous Combination

By Burg Simpson

Bicycles and cars are vehicles that must share the roadway. They are generally subject to many of the same operating laws. So you would think that, by obeying the law, cars and vehicles could operate together in harmony. But in practice, cars and bicycles can be a dangerous mix because cyclists are hard to see,… Read more »

The Dangers of Stopping on the Shoulder of the Road

By Burg Simpson

Colorado Department of Transportation’s official traffic code states that it is illegal for a driver to stop on the side or shoulder of the road or highway with the exception of emergency situations. This is a law that has been in existence since 1952, though it is rarely enforced. A 66-year-old man from Lamar was… Read more »

Mike Burg Holds First Book Signing for Trial by Fire at Tattered Cover

By cwheeland

Last month at the Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, Colorado, a crowd of over 100 were treated to an evening with Burg Simpson attorney and author, Mike Burg. Speaking about his new book, Trial By Fire: One Man’s Battle to End Corporate Greed and Save Lives, Mike discussed his childhood and his motivations that… Read more »

Steps You Should Take After an Auto Accident

By Burg Simpson

Auto accidents happen every day on Colorado roads. These car crashes range from minor fender benders to deadly collisions. If you’ve ever been in a car accident then you likely know how confusing it can be to know what to do next. This post will provide you with guidance to help you handle those critical… Read more »

Breaking Bad: Meth, Death, and Automobiles

By Stephen Burg

The hit television show Breaking Bad put the methamphetamine epidemic into the national spotlight, with a compelling story about a chemistry teacher turned methamphetamine kingpin. While the show’s fictional premise entertained audiences and critics alike, it provided a glimpse of the devastating and deadly consequences that follow in the wake of methamphetamine use. A 2015… Read more »

Spring Skiing and End-of-Season Collisions

By Stephen Burg

As we move into late spring and are feeling grateful for another successful ski season, we should take time not only to reflect on the great snow and fun times Colorado skiers experienced this past year, but we should also reflect on some of dangers that face skiers on the slopes in an effort to… Read more »

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