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Big Truck and Tractor Trailer Accidents

By Heidi Culbertson

For big truck and tractor trailer accidents, Burg Simpson’s attorneys can help. Automobile accidents involving large commercial trucks and tractor-trailers can be tragic. The average weight of a passenger vehicle is between 3 and 4 tons and the average weight of an 18-wheeler is about 40 tons. When a car or SUV collides with a… Read more »

December 18, 2018  Blog

Burg Simpson and the Colorado Supreme Court’s Task Force for Lawyer Well-Being

By Heidi Culbertson

David P. Hersh, a named shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, currently serves on the Colorado Supreme Court’s Task Force for Lawyer Well-Being. The committee is chaired by Associate Justice Monica Márquez and consists of attorneys, university personnel, judges, and members of Colorado bar associations. The task force was created in response to… Read more »

December 17, 2018  Blog

Burg Simpson Supports Toys for Tots!

By Heidi Culbertson

Co-Founder and Shareholder Peter Burg, and the Burg Simpson Team, Supports The Toys for Tots Foundation! Every year, the lawyers and professional staff at Burg Simpson are honored to support The Toys for Tots Foundation. The foundation raises funds to purchase toys for under-privileged children, and provide promotional materials, solicit corporate support, educate the public,… Read more »

December 14, 2018  Blog

What is the Difference Between Mass Tort Litigation And Class Action Litigation?

By Heidi Culbertson

Mass Tort Class Action

Mass Tort litigation and Class Action litigation both handle negligence cases with multiple victims, but each has very specific ways of handling these kinds of matters. Mass tort cases and class action lawsuits share certain similarities: A large group of plaintiffs who claim they have been hurt. Common defendants who have been accused of causing… Read more »

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Infants

By Heidi Culbertson

One of the most common types of traumatic brain injuries in infants is Cerebral Palsy (CP). Receiving the news that your newborn has been diagnosed with this condition is some of the most devastating information a parent can receive. CP caused by birth trauma affects thousands of newborns every year. Birth trauma is a general term… Read more »

December 11, 2018  Blog

Reusable Medical Device Can Save Lives… And Spread infection

By Heidi Culbertson

Reusable medical device can save lives… and spread infection. The FDA issued interim results of an ongoing, mandated post-market surveillance studies in order to “inform patients, hospitals and health care facilities of higher-than-expected contamination rates with duodenoscopes after processing.”  But what does that mean? Duodenoscopes Duodenoscopes are a very complex type endoscopic device, that is,… Read more »

December 10th is the 70th Anniversary of Human Rights Day

By Heidi Culbertson

December 10th is Human Rights Day, a date that is celebrated annually across the globe. Human Rights Day honors the United Nations adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR); the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the early major achievements of the new United Nations. As we have… Read more »

December 10, 2018  Blog

Losing Your Job During the Holidays

By Heidi Culbertson

The holiday season is not a joyous time of year for everyone. Oftentimes, companies decide to make changes to their business practices at the end of the year, and unfortunately those changes can mean laying-off employees. Company lay-offs are tough enough, but they can also become very complicated when issues regarding non-compete agreements and severance… Read more »

Admissibility Criteria For Expert Testimony

By Heidi Culbertson

Janet G. Abaray, the Managing Shareholder of Burg Simpson’s Ohio office has co-authored an article with her colleague, David C. Harman, an Associate at the firm, about admissibility criteria for expert testimony. As plaintiff lawyers, Abaray and Harman know that they bear the burden of proof and persuasion in every case they handle. In their… Read more »

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