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David J. Crough

David J. Crough


Mr. Crough focuses his practice on personal injury litigation and insurance disputes. He handles matters involving serious orthopedic injuries and wrongful death, including automobile accidents, products liability, and premises liability.  Mr. Crough also handles matters involving insurance coverage disputes and bad faith litigation. 

Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Mr. Crough worked as a claims adjuster for a self-insured rental car company, and also as a claims manager for an insurance company. As a claims adjuster, Mr. Crough personally investigated, evaluated, and negotiated thousands of liability claims.  As a claims manager, he oversaw a claims department and directed litigation strategy for cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, and products liability in fourteen different states.

Mr. Crough earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Stanford University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Mr. Crough is currently admitted to practice in the State of Colorado.

Honors & Accolades

  • Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2020 – 2023
  • Selected to Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch” 2024
  • Order of St. Ives, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, 2014


  • J.D., 2014, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • A.I.C, 2003, Insurance Institute of America
  • A.B., 1997, Psychology, Stanford University

Professional Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association (CBA)
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)

Publications & Media

2019: Short Information & Promotion Videos

  • Concentrate on Your Personal Injury Recovery or Loss – We’ll Handle the Legal Matters

Notable Recoveries & Verdicts

  • $7.2 Million verdict, Personal Injury Settlement