Burg Simpson E-News: January 2020

Burg Simpson E-News: January 2020

By Burg Simpson
January 17, 2020
3 min read
Complex Business and Commercial Litigation, Construction Defects, Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices, Mass Tort, Class Action, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Workers’ Compensation
Burg Simpson Names
Three New Shareholders
Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine are pleased to announce that
Paul D. Friedman , Angela E. McGraw , and Jacob M. Burg
have been promoted to shareholders!
Michael Burg Weighs In on the Battle
Against “Big Vape”
Burg Simpson founder Michael Burg recently wrote an op-ed for Bloomberg Law about corporate social responsibility and the ongoing vaping crisis. He said,
“Companies who continue to ignore their corporate social responsibility by manufacturing, marketing, and distributing vaping devices are likely to face lawsuits for promoting dangerous and addictive products to children.”
Mike Burg believe that all companies should seek to embrace ethical responsibility, but until then enforceable legislation should be passed to hold them accountable for their actions on society and the environment.
“We are experiencing a time of growing public concern for human rights and the environment, and we all must take ownership of our social responsibilities. We have to become aware of the long term effects of what we do as individuals, as corporations, and countries, and be mindful of the impact we make on society and the planet. The practice of social responsibility must become integrated within each of us if it is to become an integrated part of our culture.”
When Tyler took a horrific fall on the Colorado slopes last spring, he sustained a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the waist down. While his ongoing rehabilitation at Craig Hospital has been remarkable, Tyler still has a way to go.
To assist Tyler and other spinal cord injury patients at Craig Hospital with their recovery, Burg Simpson shareholders Peter Burg and Jake Burg spearheaded a community effort where Burg Simpson matched donations to Craig Hospital up to $10,000.
Read about Tyler’s recovery and the rehabilitation center at Craig Hospital, here .
Craig S. Nuss
Selected to Serve on the
Colorado Bar Foundation Board
Craig S. Nuss , a Burg Simpson shareholder and the practice group leader for the construction defects division , has been selected to serve as a trustee of the Colorado Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. The Foundation is governed by a 15-member Board of Trustees elected by the CBA Board of Governors. The Trustees govern the business affairs of the Foundation and review grant requests and distribute monies to worthy causes in support of the Foundation’s granting policies. Mr. Nuss began his term on January 1, 2020.
The Colorado Bar Foundation
The Colorado Bar Foundation, established in 1953 by members of the Colorado Bar Association, promotes the advancement of jurisprudence and the administration of justice in Colorado through grants to help educate the general public and provide assistance to the State’s legal institutions.
All the Best to You
for a Happy and Healthy New Year!
From All of Us at Burg Simpson
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