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Burg Simpson College Scholarship Thank You

Burg Simpson Scholarship 2016-2017Burg Simpson would like to thank everyone who took the time to submit an essay. Scholarship recipients have been notified.

One scholarship of $2,500 and nine scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to graduating seniors to attend the college of their choice. All 10 winners, their families, and a teacher of their choice will be invited to a dinner held in their honor. Winners will also appear at center court during half-time of the Colorado State Boys Basketball Championship game at the Denver Coliseum in Denver, Colorado on March 11, 2017.

At Burg Simpson, we recognize the importance of access to a good education. In 2012, we launched our annual Scholarship Competition, encouraging seniors from across the state to write a 1,500 word essay about the importance of the civil jury system as the guardian of American rights and liberties. The competition is an exciting and important project in which we intend to participate in for many years to come.

For additional charities supported by Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine visit our Charities page.

Contact:
Erin Haworth, High10 Media, 212-918-2044, erin@high10media.com
Corey Wheeland, Burg Simpson, 303-792-5595, cwheeland@burgsimpson.com

Nick D. Fogel Earns Workers’ Comp Honor

 May 24, 2017

Nick D. Fogel Earns Workers’ Comp Honor

The awards just keep coming in for the attorneys at Burg Simpson. The Professionals in Workers’ Compensation (PWC) named shareholder Nick D. Fogel the 2016 Outstanding Claimant Attorney of the Year. Nick is Burg Simpson’s workers’ compensation department head and has extensive experience working with clients who’ve been injured at work. “I was humbled and… Read more »

Alan K. Simpson Discusses Trump’s Budget

 May 24, 2017

Alan K. Simpson Discusses Trump’s Budget

President Donald Trump unveiled his first federal budget proposal this week. Burg Simpson co-founder Alan K. Simpson isn’t a fan. In a discussion with CNBC’s Rick Santelli, the pair derided the optimistic growth projections in the $3.6 trillion budget as well as the hyper-partisan rancor that plagues Capitol Hill and prevents the parties from working… Read more »

New FDA Chief Expected to Take Action on Generic Drugs

 May 11, 2017

New FDA Chief Expected to Take Action on Generic Drugs

New U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will almost certainly halt a long-awaited rule letting generic drug makers update warning labels, which would reopen the door for consumers to sue for a failure to warn them adequately. Michael S. Burg, a veteran Denver mass tort attorney and co-founder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh… Read more »

Burg Simpson 2016 Verdict Ranks as One of Colorado’s Largest

 May 5, 2017

Burg Simpson 2016 Verdict Ranks as One of Colorado’s Largest

Law Week Colorado released its annual list of top verdicts for 2016 this week and a Burg Simpson case made the top 10. The $3.25 million personal injury verdict in Angela Rodgers and Jeff Nuttall v. The Hertz Corp. ranked as the eighth-largest jury verdict and third-largest personal injury in the state last year. After… Read more »

Road Rage- Colorado Personal Injury Lawyer - Burg Simpson

 May 24, 2017

Colorado Cracks Down On Raging Drivers

There are more drivers on the road today than ever before. That’s no doubt part of the reason that, after years of declines, traffic deaths have been on the rise for the past two years. In fact, despite all of the advancements in automotive technology and increased safety standards, more than 40,000 people died on… Read more »

Small Accidents – Denver Injury Attorney – Burg Simpson

 May 22, 2017

Worse than I Thought! Small Accidents with Big Injury

Some car accidents are more “impactful” than others. High-speed collisions with lots of broken glass, sirens, and rubberneckers are certainly easy to identify. However, not every accident is so dramatic. Smaller accidents, especially those that don’t seem obviously harmful, can also result in moderate to serious injury. In some cases, those involved in purportedly “minor”… Read more »

Autonomous Vehicles – Colorado Personal Injury Attorney– Burg Simpson

 May 19, 2017

The Many Questions Raised by the Increase in Autonomous Vehicles

Amid the news that a self-driving semi completed the first shipment by an autonomous vehicle when it traveled from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs in late October to deliver a shipment of beer, many thought this was the beginning of a bright future. But the future might not be as rosy as the autonomous vehicle… Read more »

Dog Bit Injury – Injury Lawyers Denver – Burg Simpson

 May 17, 2017

How to Treat a Dog Bite

American families love dogs. Most dogs make excellent pets and never act aggressively or bite people. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 900,000 people seek emergency medical treatment for dog bites every year. The majority of those bitten and seeking medical attention for dog bites are children aged four to… Read more »

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

 May 3, 2016

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

A Ring of Fire first! Host Farron Cousins talks to former Senator Alan Simpson in a unique opportunity on Ring of Fire to speak with a Republican about the current state of the Republican Party.

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

CBS 4 in Denver highlights Burg Simpson attorney Michael S. Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Denver’s Radio 850KOA ran a news story about Michael Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

 April 21, 2016

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

Burg Simpson shareholder Calvin Tregre Jr. examines changes to the civil justice system, where limitations have been placed on monetary awards to seriously injured victims of corporate negligence. Are you protected?

Trial Talk magazine

 November 18, 2015

Trial Talk: Cross Appeal? Now What?

Burg Simpson Attorney and Shareholder Diane Vaksdal Smith’s article, published in CTLA’s Trial Talk, April/May 2015, addresses specifics of appellate practice and procedure. Download full article PDF

Net Neutrality

 November 18, 2015

Net Neutrality: A Panel Discussion

Rick D. Bailey contributes his opinion on Net Neutrality in this panel article published in Best Lawyers® Business Edition, Summer, 2015. Download full article PDF

The Trial Lawyer Magazine

 November 18, 2015

Homebuilders v. Homeowners

Threats to Shift an Already Tilted Playing Field More in Favor of Homebuilders Burg Simpson attorneys Jennifer A. Seidman and Ronald M. Sandgrund examine what could happen if lawmakers allow builders to take advantage of and mischaracterize the causes of the Great Recession’s lingering effects, and the facts regarding the real causes of the decline… Read more »

Rick Bailey - Hearing and Mishearing

 November 18, 2015

Hearing and Mishearing: Psychoanalytic Observations on the Attorney-Client Relationship

Trial lawyer Rick D. Bailey co-authored this white paper with David Stevens, a practicing psychoanalyst/clinical psychologist and associate professor at the university of Colorado Health Sciences Center. They address the attorney-client relationship throught the lens of psychoanalysis and cognitive neuroscience. Download full article PDF

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