Burg Simpson’s Wyoming Team Recovers Millions for Personal Injury Clients

Burg Simpson’s Wyoming Team Recovers Millions for Personal Injury Clients

By Burg Simpson
November 16, 2021
4 min read

Wyoming’s Award-Winning Attorneys Recover Millions for Personal Injury Clients

  • In August 2021, Burg Simpson Wyoming shareholders Colin Simpson and Larry Jones partnered with the Lubnau Law Office in Gillette, to resolve a Campbell County, Wyoming auto crash case for $3.75 million dollars.
  • In September 2021, Burg Simpson shareholders Colin Simpson, David Hersh, and Larry Jones, along with the Cody and Denver teams, resolved a Sweetwater County, Wyoming oilfield injury case for $7 million dollars shortly before trial.
  • Also in 2021, Burg Simpson’s Cody, Wyoming office resolved two other vehicle crash claims for policy limits of one million dollars and up.

Shareholder Colin Simpson credits Burg Simpson’s success in these cases to top-notch experts who clearly and credibly demonstrated liability and damages, and to Burg Simpson lawyers’ expertise, hard work, and dedication to their clients.

Burg Simpson would also like to thank their clients’ medical providers for the quality and compassionate care they have provided and continue to provide.

About Burg Simpson Shareholder Colin Simpson

Colin Simpson’s legal practice focuses primarily on personal injury and general civil litigation; business formation and law; real estate; contracts; farm and ranch; land use; government relations; and domestic relations matters.

Mr. Simpson has been engaged in the practice of law since 1987. He practices with the law firm his grandfather, Milward L. Simpson, established—Simpson, Kepler & Edwards, LLC, the Cody, Wyoming division of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. Mr. Simpson is the managing shareholder of Burg Simpson’s Wyoming office.

Mr. Simpson has been selected by members of the national legal community as one of the Best Lawyers in America from 2006 to 2022. Mr. Simpson has also been rated as a Super Lawyer and a “Top Rated Attorney” by AVVO for 2021.

Mr. Simpson serves on the Boards of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and Yellowstone Behavioral Health in Cody, Wyoming; First Bank of Wyoming, a division of Glacier Bank, in Powell, Wyoming; and the Riley Arena and Community Events Center. Mr. Simpson previously served on the boards of the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce (Pres. 1993) and the Park County Youth Hockey Association.

Mr. Simpson served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1999 through 2012; he served as Speaker of the House in 2009 and 2010. His other legislative accomplishments include Majority Floor Leader (2007-2009), Speaker Pro-Tem (2005-2007), Management Council (2005-2009), Vice-Chair of the Appropriations Committee (2005-2007), Select Committee on Capital Finance and Investment (2007-2009), Select Committee on School Capital Construction (2001-2003), Management Audit Committee (1999 to 2000), Select Committee on De-Earmarking of State Funds (2000-2001), Select Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse (2005-2007) and Co-Chairman (2005-2006), House Judiciary Committee (1999-2005) and as Chairman (2003-2005) and Co-Chairman of the Select Committee on Split Estates (2004).

Mr. Simpson was one of two Wyoming Representatives chosen to participate in the Council of State Governments-WEST (CSG-WEST), the first leadership-training institute for state legislators to build excellence and effectiveness in state legislators.

About Burg Simpson

One of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine,  has a longstanding and nationwide reputation for fighting relentlessly and successfully for victims of negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and abuse. Our attorneys have never hesitated to fight for our client’s rights and consistently face and defeat formidable adversaries that include big insurance companies, big banks, and big pharma.  Burg Simpson has secured more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments in practice areas spanning catastrophic personal injury, mass tort and class actions regarding gas explosions, dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and devices, medical malpractice, complex commercial and business litigation, construction defects, and workers’ compensation. The firm’s success has also included more than 200 recoveries in excess of $1 million.


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