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Lyft Launches Mountain Service in Colorado & Utah

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Mountain Service for Lyft – Denver Injury Attorney – Colorado Burg Simpson

This past ski season, Lyft, one of the country’s major ride-sharing companies, announced the Lyft Ski Rack service aimed at the winter sports set. The launch in December 2017 included the Rocky Mountains – Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen, Snowmass, Steamboat Springs, Telluride, Winter Park, and Granby– and the Utah Mountains – Park City, Deer Valley,… Read more »

Research Confirms Link Between TBIs and Dementia

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Denver Personal Injury Attorney – TBI & Dementia – Colorado Burg Simpson

There’s been research in the past to suggest that even mild traumatic brain injuries can increase someone’s risk of developing a neurodegenerative disease, but a new study – published earlier this month – reinforces these findings. The study, “Association of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury With and Without Loss of Consciousness With Dementia in U.S. Military… Read more »

Colorado Supreme Court Decides Insurance Companies Cannot Delay Payment of Benefits Owed When The Payment Of Other Benefits Is Disputed

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In an important victory for consumers, earlier today the Colorado Supreme Court unanimously decided that insurance companies cannot delay paying benefits owed under a policy just because the payment of other benefits is disputed. The case is State Farm vs. Fisher.  Mr. Fisher had several policies in place with State Farm with underinsured motorists (“UIM”)… Read more »

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 »

Youth Sports Pose Higher Concussion Risk

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Youth Sports Pose High Concussion Risks – Denver Injury Attorney– Burg Simpson

Every year, the start of the NFL season reboots the conversation about the sport’s health risks, especially when it comes to concussions. In 2009, the NFL addressed increased concerns over player safety by instituting the “NFL Game Day Concussion Protocol,” which employs multiple independent consultants and requires the immediate removal of players suspected of suffering… Read more »

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