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Employers are well-represented in Colorado’s courtrooms. Employees hurt on the job, however, are all too often left on their own. They trust their employer to do what’s right and have faith in a system they think they understand.
They’re usually let down by both.

That’s why our Colorado workers comp lawyers at Burg Simpson believe so strongly in what we do. Every case represents a chance to not only right a wrong, but to make a life-changing difference in a family that might otherwise be financially devastated by an event completely out of their control. If you’ve been hurt at work, or a family member’s been killed while on the job, our Colorado workmans comp lawyers are here to discuss your case with you.

Our experienced Colorado workers compensation attorneys have decades of combined experience in successfully litigating workers’ comp claims across the state of Colorado. If you’re struggling with a workers’ comp claim, time is of the essence. We can help, but you have to call or write today.

You can get to know all of our Attorneys here.

Testimonials from our clients

Concerning Burg Simpson, We've worked with them on two different occasions and they're very committed and with all their resources to do a great job on the clients behalf. Call them first when shopping for an attorney.

Evan B.

Google | Aug 15, 2017

Stephen Marsh did a great job. He tells it like it is and is always up front and realistic about your case.

Brady K.

Google | Aug 10, 2017

Chad W.

Google | Aug 10, 2017

My experience with Burg Simpon was exceptional. I was genuinely cared for and it was shown to me through prompt communication, sound counsel, authentic interactions with staff and ultimately a successful conclusion to a traumatic event. I would recommend legal representation by Burg Simpson to anyone.

Kelsey S.

Google | Aug 10, 2017

I give Stephan Marsh a 5 star review. Everything he said he would do. He made it happen. Very profesional and dependable. Thanks Stephan.

abe a.

Google | Aug 10, 2017

I couldn't be more pleased with the way that they help me with my work comp case and I do appreciate everything that they have done, Steven Marsh and his legal team did an excellent job.

Gary Lee H.

Our Website | Aug 09, 2017

Stevens Johnson Syndrome Linked To Adverse Drug Reactions

 April 16, 2010

Stevens Johnson Syndrome Linked To Adverse Drug Reactions

Burg Simpson News Updates Each year hundreds of people in the United States contract Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a rare and potentially life threatening skin disorder that causes a blistering of skin’s mucous membranes, usually around the mouth and eyes. Stevens-Johnson syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a similar condition which results in a “peeling”of the entire top… Read more »

Toyota “Agrees” To Record Fine

 April 20, 2010

Toyota “Agrees” To Record Fine

Burg Simpson News Updates Toyota has agreed to pay a $16.375 million civil penalty brought by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in relation to the recent ”sticky accelerator pedal” recall. In a statement issued on Toyota’s website, the beleaguered car manufacturer said that; “it agreed to the settlement in order to avoid a protracted… Read more »

Burg Simpson Is a Colorado Top 50 Law Firm

 November 23, 2009

Burg Simpson Is a Colorado Top 50 Law Firm

This week Law Week Colorado, Colorado’s weekly newspaper for lawyers, presented the 2010 ‘Colorado Top 50’ list of law firms in the state. We are proud to display the logo denoting this award.

Burg Simpson Files Complaint In Bozeman Natural Gas Explosion

 October 21, 2009

Burg Simpson Files Complaint In Bozeman Natural Gas Explosion

Read more about the Bozeman explosion and fire here.

Workers’ Compensation Back Injury

 September 12, 2013

Workers’ Compensation Back Injury

A large majority of the cases I handle are back injuries. All of us are getting older so frequently the workers compensation doctor, picked by the insurance company or employer, will try to say that it is simply degenerative disc disease that caused the problem and not the work injury. This is unfortunately a frequent… Read more »

 November 29, 2013

What is the difference between social security disability and workers’ compensation?

There are two different types of lifelong compensation if your injury is bad enough that you will never be able to return to work. These types of compensation are called “Social Security Disability” and “Permanent Total Disability” in Colorado Workers’ Compensation law. These laws are different by state, so this article may serve as a… Read more »

 December 2, 2013

How Should I Choose The Right Attorney For Work Comp?

There are many different criteria you should consider when choosing a lawyer to represent you. Of course, I would be happy to consider if I can work for you, but I think it’s important to look at your choices and make an informed decision about who will be representing you. Workers’ Compensation in most states… Read more »

John Connell hero image

 August 7, 2014

Should I Report My Work Related Injury?

Even though it’s easy to imagine a work injury as something violent and dangerous, the truth is that a lot of injuries don’t seem like much at first. People that get hurt at work are good employees, and most of the time, all they want to do is get back to work. If you slip… Read more »

Can You Choose A Different Doctor? – Colorado Workers’ Compensation FAQ

 August 18, 2014

Can You Choose A Different Doctor? – Colorado Workers’ Compensation FAQ

Transcription: Hi, my name is John Connell. I do workers’ compensation at Burg Simpson. A lot of people are concerned because they have to go to the doctor that the employer recommends. In Colorado, the law does state that the employer gets to pick the physician, but there are options to change physicians. They’re somewhat… Read more »

My Insurance Filed a Notice of Contest. What Now?

 October 14, 2013

My Insurance Filed a Notice of Contest. What Now?

Transcription: Hi, my name’s John Connell and I’m an attorney handling workers compensation. When somebody’s hurt at work, the insurance carrier has an obligation to do a number of things. If you’ve missed more than three days’ work, then they have to start paying temporary disability benefits or lost wages beginning that third day. If… Read more »

If You Get A “Notice of Contest,” Talk to a Lawyer

 September 24, 2013

If You Get A “Notice of Contest,” Talk to a Lawyer

Transcription: So, you’ve gotten hurt, you’ve gone to the clinic, you’ve gotten a few official pieces of paper from the insurance company, you’re off work for more than three days, and you’re not getting any money yet and what does that mean? Well, it means that they have not yet decided they are admitting liability…. Read more »

The Insurance Company Said I Violated a “Safety Rule” – Work Comp Q&A

 October 12, 2013

The Insurance Company Said I Violated a “Safety Rule” – Work Comp Q&A

Transcription: Hi, my name’s John Connell, and I’m one of the attorneys here at Burg Simpson who handles workers compensation. Today, I want to talk about safety rule violation. Safety rule violation is something that is taken by the insurance company. They can do this without any proof at all, and it reduces the overall… Read more »

Construction Defects Housing Infographic

 June 9, 2015

Housing Market Analysis

See why the demand for low-cost starter homes is down from previous years.

construction defect article

 November 16, 2015

Unique Construction Defect Damages Mitigation Issues

Burg Simpson attorneys and authors Ronald M. Sandgrund and Jennifer A. Seidman raise unique questions that arise often during residential and commercial construction defect disputes, and offer suggestions on how to handle these issues during litigation. Download full article PDF

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