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Surviving the First 90 Days After A Spinal Cord Injury

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Spinal Cord Injury– Denver Injury Attorney Denver Burg Simpson

Every year in the United States, more than 17,000 people suffer spinal cord injuries, based on the latest data from the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. It’s estimated that there are nearly 300,000 Americans living with a spinal cord injury today. That’s a big reason why Burg Simpson takes these life-altering injuries so seriously…. Read more »

Burg Simpson Helps Craig Hospital Treat Brain Injuries

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Craig Hospital and Brain Injury– Brain Injury Lawyer Denver – Denver Burg Simpson

For better or worse, brain injuries have been in the news more frequently in recent years.  In 2009, the tragic death of actress Natasha Richardson brought attention to the perils of an epidural hematoma.  Ms. Richardson fell while taking a skiing lesson, appeared initially unhurt, but later developed a headache and was diagnosed with an… Read more »

Colorado Drivers Are Worse Than Average

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Colorado Drivers Are Worse Than Average – Personal Injury Attorney Denver– Colorado Burg Simpson

Observant commuters might have noticed a few different messages on the state’s electronic interstate signs mentioning the most recent amount of traffic deaths for the year. It’s the latest in the Colorado Department of Transportation’s two-year-old strategy to post regular death tallies on the signs as a way of increasing driver awareness. The most recent… Read more »

Poor Stucco Installation is an Invitation for Mold

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Stucco Installation Invites Mold- Colorado Construction Defect Law Firm - Burg Simpson

One of the single most critical aspects of any new home is what’s referred to as the building envelope or building enclosure. This is the part of any building that physically separates the exterior environment from the interior.  Think of it as the “skin” of a building. The construction defect attorneys at Burg Simpson recently… Read more »

Colorado Court of Appeals Strikes Down Mandatory Arbitration Clause in Insurance Policy

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Mandatory Arbitration Clause – Colorado Civil Litigation Lawyer – Colorado Burg Simpson

In an important victory for consumer rights, the Colorado Court of Appeals struck down a mandatory arbitration clause in a health insurance policy.  The case is Meardon v. Freedom Life Insurance Company, found at 2018 COA 32, 2018 Colo. App. LEXIS 341, and was decided March 8, 2018.  The mandatory arbitration clause provided that all… Read more »

It’s One of the Worst Things That Can Happen to Your Baby

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One of the Worst Things – Medical Malpractice Attorney Denver– Burg Simpson

Although modern medicine and technology have managed to make childbirth a relatively routine medical procedure, it remains fraught with potential complications. Most problems that do arise during labor can be relatively minor, but some situations can turn a delivery room into an emergency operating theater. Shoulder dystocia is a complication that can occur without warning,… Read more »

Cesarean Section Births Aren’t as Safe as You Think

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Cesarean Section Births– Colorado Medical Malpractice Attorneys – Burg Simpson

About one in three infants in the United States is delivered by Cesarean section, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That statistic starkly contrasts to global C-section rates, which are much lower, at around 19 percent. There are a couple of reasons for these higher C-section rates…. Read more »

Appeals Court Overturns Ruling Against Homeowners Association

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Ruling Against Homeowners Association - Denver Construction Defect Attorneys - Burg Simpson

The non-delegable duty doctrine is simple enough: when one person, say a homebuilder, renders services which it should recognize as necessary for the protection of third persons, say ensuring construction is done in a good and workmanlike manner and in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, and building codes for home buyers, the builder cannot… Read more »

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