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Scott Eldredge: Shareholder and Practice Group Leader for the Medical Malpractice Team

By Heidi Culbertson

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January 9, 2019  

Since 1983, Scott Eldredge, a named shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, has created a thriving legal practice focused on complex medical malpractice cases, and specifically matters regarding birth trauma. He regularly appears in State and Federal Courts, and concentrates on cases that include claims for damages resulting from substandard care by medical professionals. Mr. Eldredge is frequently engaged in cases involving informed consent and other physician-patient communication issues, and breaches in preventative care. Throughout the course of his 30+ year career, Scott Eldredge has also successfully handled cases regarding wrongful death and failure to diagnose heart attacks and cancer.

More about Scott Eldredge

Mr. Eldredge maintains an active role with the educational community in the Denver Metropolitan area, and is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Recent Medical Malpractice Litigation

Mr. Eldredge is currently representing a family in a medical malpractice case where their 2 year son died following a dental procedure at a local clinic in Arizona. Click here for details on Mr. Eldredge’ s interview regarding the tragic incident that led to the filing of this lawsuit.  More information regarding the Kool Smiles lawsuit can be found here.

Awards

Scott Eldredge has been consistently selected multiple times for numerous honors and accolades. Some of these include:

  • Best Lawyers of America: Scott Eldredge was elected by members of the national legal community as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Medical Malpractice Law. Best Lawyers publishes a book each year listing those individuals recognized as professionals who continue their education in an effort to stay current in their chosen profession and continue to distinguish themselves among their peers. Professionally, the book is considered to be the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Mr. Eldredge was chosen as a member because he has displayed an exemplary commitment to his profession, his community and his clients. Scott Eldredge has been recognized by Best Lawyers for the years 2006 – 2019.
  • Super Lawyers: Mr. Eldredge was awarded the honor of being named a Colorado Super Lawyer for the years 2006-2019, and was recognized as one of Super Lawyers Top 100 for 2019. Super Lawyers represent an elite top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Colorado who are selected by peer review.
  • National Trial Lawyer: Scott Eldredge met the standard of excellence for selection as one of the National Trial Lawyer’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
  • Litigation Counsel of America: Mr. Eldredge was recognized as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society established to reflect the new face of the American bar. Membership is limited, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers and is determined by invitation only. Membership includes placement of a maximum of 3,500 Fellows, who are selected and invited into Fellowship after being evaluated on effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and trial work, along with ethical reputation.

Contact Burg Simpson

If you have been seriously injured by the negligence of a medical professional, and believe that you may have a medical malpractice case, you should speak with an experienced attorney immediately. Call the Denver office of Burg Simpson for a FREE consultation today at 303-792-5595, and speak with an experienced personal injury attorney, or simply fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form.

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