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Will Your Business Make it to the Next Generation?

By Burg Simpson

Business Law – Corporate Attorney– Wyoming Burg Simpson

Small businesses, family-owned businesses in particular, have long been the backbone of the American economy, accounting for more than two-thirds of U.S. gross domestic product while making up more than a third of the Fortune 500. As a result, these businesses employ more than half of American workers. Given how vital these businesses are to… Read more »

You’ve Been In A Car Accident. Now What?

By Burg Simpson

What to do After a Car Accident? – Personal Injury Settlements – Wyoming Burg Simpson

Motor vehicle accidents are an everyday part of life. In 2016, the most recent year for which data is available, drivers were involved in nearly 14,000 auto accidents in Wyoming – 100 of them were fatal. The most frequent auto accidents included: Moving vehicles accidents. Animal crashes. Fixed-object collisions. Non-collision incidents. Anyone involved in a… Read more »

What Are Your Rights as a Landlord in Wyoming?

By Burg Simpson

Rights as a Landlord – Business Law – Wyoming Burg Simpson

Since the housing market bubble burst in 2008, American homeowners have lost more than 15 million houses to foreclosure, driving residents to the rental market. In fact, homeownership hit a 50-year low in 2016, according to Zillow, an online real estate database company. While the national rental market started to cool last year, Wyoming continues… Read more »

Wyoming Lawmakers Still Haven’t Fixed The State’s Broken Med Mal Statute

By Burg Simpson

Broken Med Mal Statute – Medical Malpractice Lawsuit – Wyoming Burg Simpson

In November 2014, the Supreme Court of Wyoming ruled on what appeared to be a run-of-the-mill medical malpractice lawsuit. What began as a simple question over the statute of limitations for filing such an action would generate a reply that would upend not one, but two, state laws. Strictly speaking, Wyoming law establishes a two-year… Read more »

Bowflex Dumbbells Recalled Due to 16 Reports of Failure

By Burg Simpson

Nautilus Inc., a Washington-based company, is voluntarily recalling roughly 17,000 of its Bowflex SelectTech 1090 dumbbells after receiving reports of accidents and injuries related to the product. The company, along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, issued the recall on June 7, stating the Bowflex SelectTech 1090 dumbbells have been prone to fail. Malfunctions… Read more »

Connecticut Superior Court Rejects Moody’s Motion To Strike Claims In Pursuit Partners, LLC V. UBS AG, ET AL

By Burg Simpson

A Connecticut Superior Court Judge has rejected the arguments of credit rating giant Moody’s Investor Services that it is entitled to First Amendment protection in the fraud case being brought by hedge fund Pursuit Partners, LLC. The Connecticut trial court judge, presiding over the Complex Litigation Docket, also ruled that Moody’s is not entitled to… Read more »

U.S. Gives Warning to Synthes on Medical Device Violations

By Burg Simpson

Regulators with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have given Swiss medical device maker Synthes Inc. a warning over violations at its Pennsylvania manufacturing plant, and added that if the company does not fix all of the listed problems, it may have to pay a fine. Reuters reports Synthes, which is currently in the… Read more »

Surviving Sepsis

By Burg Simpson

Sepsis is an infection that has spread from a localized site, such as a bladder or upper respiratory infection, to the blood, affecting the body as a whole. Sepsis is a medical emergency, and can be life-threatening, because it causes an interruption of oxygen and nutrients to the body’s vital organs. Anyone can develop sepsis from a localized infection,… Read more »

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