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Colorado “Stop-as-Yield” law

By Burg Simpson

By David P. Hersh, Burg Simpson Shareholder Colorado “Stop-as-Yield” law In May 2018 Colorado adopted a new statewide standard regulating bicycles when they are approaching intersections.  C.R.S. § 42-4-1412.5 establishes as the standard what is known as “stop as yield” throughout Colorado.  However, individual local governments can choose whether or not to adopt this standard… Read more »

Gas Company Found Responsible for Cedar Ridge Apartments Explosion

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Cedar Ridge Apartments Explosion – Personal Injury Lawyers – Denver Burg Simpson

The news seems to be filled with stories of gas explosions. Whether it’s in a residential area, such as the one in a Denver neighborhood that blew a hole through a multi-family residence, or the one at a gas collection facility in Grand County, Colorado, that injured two workers in July, these preventable tragedies appear… Read more »

Sterilization Breaches Put Patient Lives at Risk

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Sterilization Breach – Personal Injury Attorney – Denver Burg Simpson

Odds are, if you are at the doctor’s office or the waiting room at the dentist, it is because you do not feel well. You are there because you want to feel better, and you have faith that these trained professionals can help with that. So, it can be particularly devastating when these places of… Read more »

Natural Gas Explosion Injures Several in Denver

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Natural Gas Explosion – Personal Injury Lawyer – Burg Simpson Denver

An explosion shattered an otherwise typical, late summer afternoon in Denver earlier this week. A natural gas line burst in the historic Baker neighborhood, blasting a hole through a multi-family residential unit. The explosion left nine people injured – one of them critically. One fire department official told the Denver Post that it was the… Read more »

Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer Season

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Kids Safe – Colorado Personal Injury Attorney – Burg Simpson

It is as surprising as it is scary, but three out of four parents mistakenly think their child’s in the correct size or kind of car seat, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. Considering that motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of child deaths, it is an issue worth addressing. Nearly… Read more »

Trump Relaxes Restrictions on Short-term Health Plans

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Restrictions on Short-term Health Plans – Denver Injury Attorney – Burg Simpson

Since he took office, President Donald Trump has worked tirelessly to undo nearly everything his predecessor did. That’s been glaringly apparent in his attempts – aided by an eager Republican Congress – to dismantle Obamacare. A critical component on that coordinated attack on health care reform is the advocacy for short-term health insurance plans. These… Read more »

Was the Westminster Westbury Apartment Fire-Resistive Containment System Up To Code?

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Westminster Apartment Fire – Denver Injury Lawyer – Colorado Burg Simpson

It appears that the fire broke out roughly 2 a.m. on July 22. The blaze started in Building E of Westbury Apartments, just off 115th Street and spread through more than half of the 69 units. The fire even forced some residents on the second and third floors to jump off their balconies to escape…. Read more »

Weld County Bus Accident Shines Light on Safety Record

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Safety Record - Denver Personal Injury Attorney – Colorado Burg Simpson

A class field trip ended abruptly – and almost tragically – last week when a RoadSafe Traffic Systems driver struck a school bus returning from Elitch Gardens on Weld County Road 45. The driver, William Carroll, told police that he fell asleep at the wheel. As a result, his truck crossed into incoming traffic and… Read more »

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