Articles from Heidi Culbertson

Burg Simpson Honors Our Veterans and Fallen Heroes for Their Service to Our Country.

By Heidi Culbertson

Burg Simpson is proud to honor our veterans and fallen heroes for their service to our country. On this day, and throughout the year, we recognize all the current and former members of the Armed Services for their courage. Our country’s greatness is built on the foundation of our soldier’s sacrifice, and we are grateful… Read more »

How does Arizona Law Compensate Victims of a Personal Injury?

By Heidi Culbertson

How Does Arizona Law Compensate Victims of a Personal Injury? Victims of personal injury cases in Arizona are generally awarded compensatory damages, but in some cases, obtaining punitive damages may be possible. If you have a personal injury claim and suffered damages due to the negligence of another party, it is important to speak with… Read more »

Republican Alan Simpson and Democrat Norm Mineta Discuss Their Enduring Friendship.

By Heidi Culbertson

Two former members of Congress have had an enduring friendship.  Republican Alan Simpson and Democrat Norm Mineta a Democrat and a Republican, established their across-the-aisle friendship many years ago when one boy—Norman Mineta—was incarcerated in Wyoming with his family in an internment camp for Japanese Americans during World War II. The other boy, Alan Simpson,… Read more »

Burg Simpson Shareholder Brian Matise Fighting for West Metro Fire Retirees

By Heidi Culbertson

Brian Matise Nears Settlement Agreement for West Metro Fire District Retirees. Brian Matise, a shareholder at the firm of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, filed a lawsuit on behalf of the plaintiffs against the West Metro Fire District in 2018. The lawsuit was filed due to allegations that the fire district improperly distributed retirement… Read more »

Colorado Joins 44 States in Lawsuit Against Generic Drug Manufacturers for Price Fixing

By Heidi Culbertson

Generic Drugs

Colorado Joins 44 States in Lawsuit Against Generic Drug Manufacturers for Price Fixing. A complaint filed against 20 generic drug manufacturers alleges that some of the country’s largest pharmaceutical companies, which include Teva Pharmaceutical, Sandoz, Mylan, and Pfizer, violated state and federal laws in a price-fixing conspiracy that significantly increased the prices of generic drugs…. Read more »

Colorado Funeral Home Accused of Selling Body Parts on the Black Market

By Heidi Culbertson

Megan Hess and her parents, the owners of the Sunset Mesa Funeral Home in Montrose, Colorado, are accused of victimizing families after claims that the organization profited by secretly selling body parts shortly after death. Contact 7 Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski spoke to more than a half dozen family members — now victims —… Read more »

Sixth Circuit Court Of Appeals Upholds Trial Verdict In Favor Of Employees For Violations Of The Fair Labor Standards Act

By Heidi Culbertson

Employment Law

By Melanie S. Bailey, Burg Simpson Shareholder Sixth Circuit Court Of Appeals Upholds Trial Verdict In Favor Of Employees For Violations Of The Fair Labor Standards Act On April 29, 2019, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court bench trial in favor of Wyndham employees who brought a collective class action on… Read more »

Listen to a Podcast with Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson

By Heidi Culbertson

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Listen to a Podcast with Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson. May 2, 2019 SEASON 2 EPISODE 6: A LOOK INTO THE EDWARD M. KENNEDY COLLECTION Listen to this episode on SoundCloud. About This Episode: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is home to the archive of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. For the first… Read more »

Worker’s Compensation: What If My Employer’s Insurance Company Denies My Claim?

By Heidi Culbertson

If you were hurt on the job or in the line of duty, and your employer’s insurance company denies your workers’ compensation claim, they will issue of a Notice of Contest within 20 days after they have been notified of your injury. Sometimes, however, the insurance company will still cover medical expenses so they can… Read more »

Join Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson from Cody WY for a “Fireside Chat”

By Heidi Culbertson

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Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in a fireside chat with former United States Senator Alan Simpson of Cody, WY,  former Governor Michael J. Sullivan, and Wyoming Federal District Court Judge Alan Johnson as they discuss the three branches of government, their functions and why it matters to you. WHEN: Tuesday, April 23, 2019,  at 7:00 p.m…. Read more »

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