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Michael Burg of Burg Simpson Working to Assist Those Affected by the Deadly Gas Explosions in Massachusetts

By Burg Simpson
September 26, 2018
2 min read

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, Michael Burg, founding partner of Burg Simpson, spoke with WGBH news about the Massachusetts gas explosions that occurred earlier this month.

On September 13th, residents of Andover, North Andover and Lawrence were affected by a series of deadly gas explosions that killed one person and injured 25 others. A state of emergency was declared, and the explosions affected nearly 8600 homes and businesses. The cause is still under investigation, but officials now believe the blasts were caused by over-pressurized gas lines.

The nationally recognized Colorado-based law firm of Burg Simpson is working to assist those harmed by the explosions.  Michael Burg and his team have decades of experience litigating complex cases and is dedicated to holding those responsible for the blasts accountable.  Mr. Burg has significant experience handling cases for victims of gas explosions, and has received multi-million dollar verdicts in these types of cases. Burg Simpson looks forward to representing and providing a voice for those individuals and businesses affected by this tragedy.

Michael Burg J.D. is one of America’s leading trial lawyers, a best-selling author, and legal expert and founding shareholder of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine. A legal champion for victims of corporate and individual malfeasance, negligence, overreach and abuse, Burg began his career fighting for the underdog and has gone on to successfully litigate some of the country’s most high-profile cases of the past four decades. Under Burg’s leadership, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine has expanded to more than 60 attorneys across five cities. A national leader in mass tort and class action litigation, the firm has won more than $1 billion in verdicts, judgments and settlements on behalf of its clients.

If a natural gas explosion has left you or a loved one seriously injured, don’t try to handle it on your own. Call the office of Burg Simpson Colorado at 303-792-5595 so you can explain your situation to a personal injury attorney as quickly as possible. Or you can complete our Free Case Evaluation Form right now.

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