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Burg Simpson is Proud to Support Craig Hospital’s 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Burg Simpson is Proud to Support Craig Hospital’s 20th Anniversary Celebration!

By Heidi Culbertson
May 10, 2021
3 min read

Burg Simpson shareholder Peter Burg has been honored to serve Craig Hospital for over a decade. He is a former member of both the Craig Hospital Operating Board and Foundation Board having served the maximum six-year terms on both boards. Peter is also a former Board Chair of Craig’s Operating Board, a past Craig Hospital PUSH Dinner Chair, and a long-time member of Craig’s PUSH event planning committee. Now Peter and his son Jake Burg, who also is a shareholder at the firm and the entire Burg Simpson team are proud to help further Craig Hospital’s unique culture of care programs, research, and the clinical trials aimed at improving outcomes, reducing long-term complications, and enhancing quality of life for those affected by spinal cord and traumatic brain injury.

Craig Hospital advocates for and provides exceptional patient and family-centered care for those affected by spinal cord and brain injury. The Craig team of health care professionals and support staff bravely strive to provide their patients with optimal health, independence, and life quality with unyielding determination.

The 2021 Virtual Push Gala to support Craig Hospital will be held on Saturday, June 26th. Please join us in our support of Craig Hospital. For more information about the PUSH gala, or to make a donation, please click here.

About Peter Burg

Peter W. Burg J.D. is one of America’s leading trial lawyers and one of the country’s foremost legal experts handling claims for persons with traumatic brain and/or spinal cord injuries. Mr. Burg is a senior shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, a national trial firm known for fighting for victims of negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and abuse that has secured over $1 billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments on behalf of its clients.

Over the course of his career spanning nearly four decades, Mr. Burg has successfully represented high-profile cases including significant and catastrophic injuries arising from product liability, dangerous pharmaceuticals, and medical devices, construction defects, motor vehicle and trucking crashes, ski accidents, and mass tort litigation.

As an expert in traumatic brain and spinal cord injury litigation, Mr. Burg has negotiated numerous multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of his clients. Mr. Burg is committed to educating the public about the consequences posed by these injuries and to help individuals understand their legal rights.

About Jake Burg

Shareholder Jacob M. Burg’s practice is focused on personal injury litigation. Mr. Burg obtained his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. While at the University of Denver, Mr. Burg served as the Vice President of the Student Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Burg is currently a member of the Craig Hospital PUSH event planning committee and has been actively involved since 2018. Craig Hospital is a Denver-based hospital that is world-renowned as a premier center for specialty rehabilitation and research for people with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Mr. Burg is also a member of the Colorado Bar Association Legal Fee Arbitration Committee.

For 2021, Best Lawyers of America recognized Jacob as a “One to Watch”, a prestigious award that is given to up-and-coming young attorneys.  Additionally, Jacob Burg was selected as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” for 2018 by Law Week Colorado and was also named to the Top 40 Under 40 by National Trial Lawyers.

 

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