Michael Burg Interviewed by Fox News About the Tragic Death of a 6-Year-Old Girl
Michael S. Burg, the founding shareholder of Burg Simpson, was interviewed by KDVR, Fox 31 TV News, on September 9th about the recent news of the tragic death of a 6-year-old girl at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Colorado. Michael Burg previously litigated against Glenwood Caverns and spoke to KDVR to how these instances of repeated negligent conduct are putting lives at risk.
In February 2015, a client of Burg Simpson was riding on the Alpine Coaster at the amusement park during the early evening. Glenwood Caverns continued to operate the ride, despite the absence of proper lighting and camera security, which ultimately resulted in the client breaking her back upon colliding with stalled cars. The case was dismissed in court and the judge did not hold the amusement park accountable for the incident because the client signed a waiver upon entering the amusement park. In a tragically similar way to this current news story, the park knew the dangers of operating the ride and did not take any preventative measures. This poses great danger for those who seek justice
Michael Burg was also the lead trial counsel in representing victims of the Steamboat Springs gas explosion that blew up downtown Steamboat Springs, CO, as well as the lead trial counsel in representing victims of the Cody, Wyoming gas explosion. He received a multi-million dollar jury verdict in both cases.
About Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine
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 clients’ 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.
Burg Simpson was founded in 1976 by distinguished American trial lawyer Michael Burg. Mr. Burg is an inductee in the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame and a recipient of the Clarence Darrow Award. He has also been named to the 2016 RoundTable: America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers by The Trial Lawyer magazine; Law Week’s “Barrister’s Best” as “Best Civil Litigator”; and one of “America’s 50 Leading Trial Lawyers” by the U.S. Legal 500. Mr. Burg has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers®. Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine now has more than 70 lawyers and over 90 legal professionals. The firm is based in Colorado and has offices in Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, California, and Wyoming.
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