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Colorado Personal Injury Lawyers - Burg Simpson

Personal Injury

Burg Simpson attorney at law is dedicated to helping injured individuals and their loved ones rebuild their lives and thrive after a serious accident or injury. Whether it’s a serious car accident that’s taken the life of a loved one or a dog bite that’s left you seriously injured, we can help you secure compensation for the damages you suffered. We’ve handled almost every type of injury or wrongful death case, and have the resources, reputation, and a proven track record of success to assist you. Don’t suffer in silence. If you’ve been injured through someone’s negligence, recklessness or simple misconduct, visit a Denver injury attorney today.

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Colorado Workers' Comp Lawyers - Burg Simpson

Workers’ Compensation

Few things are as unsettling and disruptive as getting hurt while on the job. You’re in pain, overwhelmed and full of questions. But you’re not alone. Thousands of workers get hurt on the job every year, and in Colorado, you don’t have to prove fault to claim workers’ compensation benefits. However, it’s a very complex process and area of law. Don’t make the mistake of trying to handle your own workers’ compensation claim. The Colorado workers’ comp lawyers at Burg Simpson have the unique skills, extensive experience, and vast resources to help you get through this tough experience. We’re here to help.

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Colorado Construction Defects Lawyers - Burg Simpson

Construction Defects

Burg Simpson is a construction defect law firm that has been protecting the rights of individual homeowners and homeowner associations for decades. Construction defects are any flaws in either the design or the construction of a building. These deficiencies can lead to serious physical injuries and/or property damage. Other, less serious, defects can still cause damage to a homeowner in the form of lost use or diminished value of the property, not to mention additional costs involved any fixing any mistakes. Burg Simpson is a nationally recognized law firm that’s emerged as an industry leader in construction defect litigation.

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Colorado Medical Malpractice Lawyers - Burg Simpson

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice arises when you’ve suffered an injury because of a medical provider’s behavior that deviates from a generally accepted standard of practice. These cases can be complex, expensive, and time consuming. They may take years to resolve. Because the evidence in medical malpractice cases are frequently difficult to understand, you need medical experts on your side in addition to our competent Colorado medical malpractice attorneys. That’s why we’ve assembled an experienced team consisting of our own nursing staff, as well as outside medical specialists, to review the facts of all of our medical malpractice cases.

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Colorado Bad Faith Insurance Lawyers - Burg Simpson

Business / Commercial Litigation

The Colorado commercial litigation lawyers at Burg Simpson handle a wide variety of business litigation matters. This area of law includes just about any kind of disagreement that arises within the confines of doing business. These can include contract disputes, business dissolution’s, consumer class actions, breach of fiduciary duty allegations, and product liability issues. Our experienced corporate lawyers are here to help you with your case whether you’re a multi-national corporation, partnership, limited liability company, sole proprietorship, family business, or even if you’re just an individual with an issue related to business law.

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Colorado Mass Tort Lawyerss- Burg Simpson

Dangerous Drugs & Devices

No other country in the world uses as many prescription drugs or medical devices as the United States. Consumers have gotten used to having faith that when they follow their doctor’s orders by taking a prescription, the medication in question has been thoroughly tested and vetted. But because of either negligence by the manufacturer or a flawed regulatory approval process, this isn’t always the case.  Burg Simpson has represented thousands of individuals who’ve suffered serious side effects after taking prescription drugs, or who’ve been injured as a result of a defective medical device. For more than 40 years, our 100-plus strong team of Denver mass tort lawyers, paralegals, and nurses have been assembled to lead high-profile litigation involving some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. We’ve won favorable verdicts, settlements, and judgments on behalf of many of our clients.

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Burg Simpson Sues Feds over Floodwater Release

 October 17, 2017

Burg Simpson Sues Feds over Floodwater Release

Late one night in September 2013, after days of constant rainfall, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation opened the floodgates of Olympus Dam in Larimer County, Colorado. More than 5,000 cubic feet of water per second rushed down the Big Thompson River, destroying several homes along the way. Overall, the flooding that year killed 10 people… Read more »

Michael S. Burg’s Hall of Fame Portrait Unveiled

 October 12, 2017

Michael S. Burg’s Hall of Fame Portrait Unveiled

Temple University unveiled Burg Simpson founder Michael S. Burg’s portrait in its Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame earlier this month. Michael attended the ceremony, where he expressed his concern for the future of the profession. “The framers of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence understood the importance of the jury trial and how important… Read more »

Alan K. Simpson Supports Return to Civil Discourse

 September 28, 2017

Alan K. Simpson Supports Return to Civil Discourse

Over the last several years, the tone of American politics has become increasingly unpleasant, to put it mildly. It’s something Burg Simpson co-founder Alan K. Simpson wants to see change. One thing Simpson would like to see is lawmakers spending more time listening to their constituents. It’s something he made a priority during his own… Read more »

Michael S. Burg Discusses Equifax CEO’s Sudden Retirement

 September 27, 2017

Michael S. Burg Discusses Equifax CEO’s Sudden Retirement

Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg spoke with Reuters this week about the abrupt retirement of Equifax CEO Richard Smith following the credit reporting agency’s massive data breach. “They didn’t do anything to protect the consumers and their information,” Burg told the news service, “Then they attempted to keep people from being able to… Read more »

Youth Sports Pose High Concussion Risks – Denver Injury Attorney– Burg Simpson

 October 19, 2017

Youth Sports Pose Higher Concussion Risk

Every year, the start of the NFL season reboots the conversation about the sport’s health risks, especially when it comes to concussions. In 2009, the NFL addressed increased concerns over player safety by instituting the “NFL Game Day Concussion Protocol,” which employs multiple independent consultants and requires the immediate removal of players suspected of suffering… Read more »

Surgery Errors– Colorado Medical Lawsuit Attorneys – Burg Simpson

 October 16, 2017

Surgical Errors Are More Common Than You Think

It is hard to believe that only heart disease and cancer kill more people in this country than medical mistakes. But it is true. Medical errors kill roughly 250,000 Americans annually. Despite that, only 28 states require hospitals to report these fatal errors, making it especially difficult to track these tragedies. The cost of surgical… Read more »

Temporary versus Permanent Disability – Workers Comp Lawyers in Denver – Burg Simpson

 October 10, 2017

What’s the Difference between Temporary and Permanent Disability?

What most employees don’t realize after they’ve been hurt on the job is that they’re entitled to more than medical benefits. If you’ve been injured at work – and have missed three shifts or three calendar days of work – you’re also entitled to compensation for a portion of the wages you’ve lost because of… Read more »

Minority Shareholders Have Rights – Colorado Corporate Litigation Attorneys - Burg Simpson

 October 4, 2017

Minority Shareholders Have Rights, Too

By definition, minority shareholders don’t have much say in how a company is run. They’re a lot like Delaware in a presidential election. But the law does afford them protections to prevent their rights from being trampled, while also granting remedies in case those rights have been violated. Minority shareholder rights are violated when the… Read more »

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

 May 3, 2016

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

A Ring of Fire first! Host Farron Cousins talks to former Senator Alan Simpson in a unique opportunity on Ring of Fire to speak with a Republican about the current state of the Republican Party.

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

CBS 4 in Denver highlights Burg Simpson attorney Michael S. Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Denver’s Radio 850KOA ran a news story about Michael Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

 April 21, 2016

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

Burg Simpson shareholder Calvin Tregre Jr. examines changes to the civil justice system, where limitations have been placed on monetary awards to seriously injured victims of corporate negligence. Are you protected?

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