Colorado Construction Defects Attorneys – Burg Simpson

Construction Defects Client Results

No lawyer can or should guarantee any particular result because every case is unique and the law affecting the outcome of a case may change over time. Each case must be analyzed on its own merits. For more information on how to better understand the outcome a lawyer obtains in a particular case go to How to Choose a Construction Defect Lawyer.

We promise we will work hard to get the best result we can for you. Here are descriptions of some cases we have handled.

Obtained $39.5 million construction defect, foundation, and moisture intrusion settlement for Boulder County homeowner association on behalf of the owners of 226 units.

Obtained $32.5 million in product liability settlements on behalf of the owners of more than 12,000 Colorado homes with defective windows.

Negotiated $26.4 million moisture intrusion, shear wall, sound transmission, and structural fill defect settlement for Durango/La Plata County condominium association on behalf of 65 residential and 16 commercial condominium owners.

Building envelope, roof, drainage, and window product

On eve of trial, resolved structural defect and moisture intrusion lawsuit for more than $25 million for Douglas County homeowner association on behalf of over 86 condominium unit owners.

Achieved $24.3 million moisture intrusion, expansive soil, and construction defect settlement for Arapahoe County homeowner association on behalf of more than 320 condominium owners.

Negotiated $18 million moisture intrusion and construction defect settlement for Arapahoe County homeowner association on behalf of more than 56 condominium owners. Obtained separate $1.48 million settlement with stucco/EIFS applicator.

Building envelope, grading and drainage, concrete, roof, and window product

Following several days of trial, concluded $13 million leaking siding and artificial stone veneer, expansive soil and construction defect settlement for Arapahoe County homeowner association on behalf of more than 282 condominium owners, plus obtained about $1 million in repairs.

Obtained $12 million construction defect settlement for Glenwood Springs condominium homeowner association on behalf of the owners of 104 units.

Structural defect and moisture barrier

Obtained $11.7 million construction defect settlement for Summit County homeowner association on behalf of the owners of 84 units.

Obtained $11.67 million jury verdict for damages on negligent construction, negligent misrepresentation, breach of implied warranty, and breach of fiduciary duty claims against developer, builder, and each of their principals, individually, on moisture intrusion, EIFS, and other construction defect claims on behalf of Adams County homeowner association. The case settled while on appeal for $11.75 million.

Windows, brick veneer, balconies, and roof

Flooring system defect settlement

Negotiated $8.3 million defective building envelope, window installation, drainage and structural support settlement for the owners of 206 townhomes in Adams County.

Obtained $7.5 million construction defect settlement for Eagle County homeowner association on behalf of the owners of 24 units.

Construction defect and faulty windows

Obtained $6.85 million construction defect settlement for Adams County homeowner association on behalf of the owners of 136 units.

Obtained $6.2 million jury verdict and judgment on behalf of four sets of Jefferson County homeowners arising from damage due to Colorado’s deeply dipping bedrock. The case settled on a confidential basis after trial.

Obtained $6.1 million bad stucco and construction defect settlement for Colorado Springs homeowner association on behalf of the owners of 126 single-family homes.

Obtained $5.3 million moisture envelope, EFIS, and structural defect settlement for 48 residential and six commercial condominium unit owner association in Denver.

Alan K. Simpson Argues For a 28th Amendment

 August 16, 2017

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 »

Michael S. Burg Blasts Supreme Court Big Pharma Ruling

 August 15, 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 »

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

 August 15, 2017

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

  Twenty-Three Attorneys Were Listed in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2018 Four Attorneys Listed as 2018 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” In Their Practice Area and Region August 15, 2017 (Denver, CO) – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., one of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, is proud to announce several… Read more »

Weyerhaeuser Floor Joists Could Be Poisoning Your Home

 August 9, 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 »

Arbitration over Litigation - Construction Defects Lawyer - Burg Simpson

 July 24, 2017

Colorado Supreme Court Backs Arbitration over Litigation

When the housing market heats up, it’s buyers of new homes who can really get burned – at least when it comes to the quality of their homes. As builders scramble to keep up with Colorado’s hot housing demand, builders’ efforts to save either money or time can lead defective construction. At a time when… Read more »

Construction Defects Reform - Construction Defect Law Firm - Burg Simpson

 June 30, 2017

Manufacturer Pulls Grenfell Tower Building Material

In the early hours of June 14, a faulty Hotpoint refrigerator-freezer sparked a small fire in an apartment on the fourth floor of Grenfell Tower in west London. Within an hour, flames engulfed the 24-story building. Despite the efforts of more than 200 firefighters and 20 ambulance crews, 79 people were confirmed or presumed dead… Read more »

Construction Defects Reform - Denver Construction Defect Attorneys – Burg Simpson

 May 12, 2017

Colorado Lawmakers Wrestle with Construction Defects

Colorado’s had one of the hottest home building markets in the country for several years now. But that rosy picture’s been marred by a single stain: condominiums. Ten years ago, condos made up about 20 percent of all new builds in Colorado. Today, they make up only about 3 percent of new residential construction. Where… Read more »

Colorado Municipal Ordinances - construction defect lawyer Colorado - Burg Simpson

 March 27, 2017

Burg Simpson Construction Defect Group Discusses Colorado Municipal Ordinances

Ronald Sandgrund (Of Counsel), along with Associates Jennifer Seidman, Leslie Tuft and Nelson Boyle of the Burg Simpson Construction Defect Group have co-authored a three-part article in The Colorado Lawyer, the Colorado Bar Association’s monthly law journal. The article discusses the many recently enacted construction defect Colorado municipal ordinances (CD ordinances), including their right-of-repair, HOA… 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

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 »

Pop Culture

 November 18, 2015

Part IV – Does Popular Culture Influence Lawyers, Judges, and Juries?

TV and Movies – What We Love and Love to Hate Twelve Angry Men, To Kill a Mockingbird, the O.J. Simpson debacle…do these movies and televised lawsuits influence decision makers? Burg Simpson attorney Ronald M. Sandgrund continues the panel series dialogue, with Part IV addressing TV and movies. Download full article PDF

Pop Culture Part 3

 November 18, 2015

Part III – Does Popular Culture Influence Lawyers, Judges, and Juries?

Managing Popular Culture’s Influence Popular culture generally has been defined as “culture based on the tastes of ordinary people rather than an educated elite.” Part III investigates whether popular culture may be undermining the rule of law. Burg Simpson attorney Ronald M. Sandgrund mediates this panel article. Download full article PDF

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