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Alan K. Simpson Argues For a 28th Amendment

Are corporation’s people? It might sound like a simple question, but it’s one the U.S. Supreme Court answered in the affirmative when it handed down its landmark Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision in 2010. That 5-4 ruling struck down a prohibition against certain election communications by nonprofits, corporations, labor unions, and other associations…. Read more »

August 16, 2017 

Michael S. Burg Blasts Supreme Court Big Pharma Ruling

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court handed Big Pharma a big victory. In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, the high court struck down California’s effort to widen the scope of non-residents seeking relief from dangerous drugs. In an 8-1 decision, the court ruled against nearly 680 plaintiffs who were suing the… Read more »

August 15, 2017 

Weyerhaeuser Floor Joists Could Be Poisoning Your Home

August 9, 2017 (Denver, CO) – Thousands of new homes may be uninhabitable due to excessive levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen, found in the joists of finished and unfinished basements. Homeowners and construction workers have reported feeling ill, with burning eyes and respiratory issues, after exposure to hazardous levels of formaldehyde present in these… Read more »

August 9, 2017 

Trial Lawyer Shines Spotlight on Peter W. Burg

Burg Simpson shareholder Peter W. Burg earned another accolade this month with an appearance in the Summer 2017 issue of The Trial Lawyer magazine. Peter is the latest member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 to be featured in the quarterly trade publication. The National Lawyers are committed to encouraging “a unique and professional… Read more »

August 8, 2017 

Colorado Coal Mine Accident Kills Worker

Another miner has died on the job in an already deadly year for the coal industry. Mechanic Jason Stevens became the 11th miner to die on the job this year when an operator found him pinned beneath a two-ton trough last week at the Deserado Mine near Rangely, Colorado. Authorities say Stevens, 32, was working… Read more »

August 7, 2017 

Peter W. Burg Returns to Board of Mountain States ADL

After a brief hiatus, Burg Simpson shareholder Peter W. Burg is returning to the board of directors of the Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region. Peter joins 13 other new board members, who were confirmed at the group’s annual meeting last month at Temple Sinai. “We’re pleased to have Peter Burg and all of our new… Read more »

July 7, 2017 

Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Workers Comp PTSD Bill Into Law

The third time’s the charm for PTSD relief for Colorado’s first responders. After a pair of failed attempts over the past few years, the legislature finally sent a bill to the governor this year that would allow first responders to apply for mental impairment claim under Colorado workers’ compensation law after a “psychologically traumatic event.”… Read more »

June 8, 2017 

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