Articles from Burg Simpson

Misconceptions about Colorado Workers’ Compensation

By Burg Simpson

Colorado workers' compensation misconceptions can leave injured workers without options for financial help.

For Colorado, workers’ compensation law is a big deal. Every year about 112 Coloradans die in an accident on the job. That works out to one death every three to four days, according to data collected by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Thousands more employees suffer accidents that leave them injured and… Read more »

Filing a House Damage Claim – When Your Home Becomes a Disaster Zone

By Burg Simpson

Cracked foundation for a house damage claim.

A house damage claim, or construction defects claim, is broadly defined as a deficiency in a building’s design, workmanship, and/or the materials used on a project. Construction defects stem from the failure of a component part of a building or structure that causes damage to a person or property. The consequence of defective construction is usually financial harm… Read more »

Workers’ Compensation Lawyer John Connell Changes Lives with Burg Simpson

By Burg Simpson

Worker's Compensation lawyer John Connell received this needlepoint gift from a thankful client.

Deciding who to hire as your workers’ compensation lawyer is a complicated process. Injuries sustained on the job mean that potential clients weighing their litigation options are doing so under stressful circumstances. They are often experiencing physical pain, worrying about their finances and job, juggling complicated medical decisions that will affect their recovery, and trying… Read more »

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