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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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Michael S. Burg Cautions Against Senate Candidate Roy Moore

 November 21, 2017

Michael S. Burg Cautions Against Senate Candidate Roy Moore

Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg thinks it’s in the best interest of everyone for Democrats and Republicans to work together to fight the advance of the alt-right by uniting against the U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. “It’s time for both parties to stop being so divided,” Michael writes in his latest… Read more »

Burg Simpson Shareholder Mari K. Perczak Questions Weyerhaeuser Remediation Efforts

 November 10, 2017

Burg Simpson Shareholder Mari K. Perczak Questions Weyerhaeuser Remediation Efforts

Floor joists treated with a formaldehyde-based fire-protection coating forced hundreds of Colorado residents out of their homes earlier this year. The treated floor joists, manufactured by Weyerhaeuser, emitted noxious gases that made homeowners sick. Builders had installed the new joints in more than 2,200 news houses built in half a dozen states. Burg Simpson is… Read more »

Overturned Anti-Arbitration Rule Helps Corporations

 November 8, 2017

Overturned Anti-Arbitration Rule Helps Corporations

It didn’t take long for consumer advocates to speak out against the Senate’s recent vote to kill the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s anti-arbitration rule. Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg told Law Week Colorado this week that it’s certainly cause for celebration for big corporations. “It’s impossible to hold those banks responsible for what… Read more »

Death of Anti-Arbitration Rule Hurts Consumers

 November 7, 2017

Death of Anti-Arbitration Rule Hurts Consumers

Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg argues that a Congressional vote to eliminate one of the last consumer protections left – a rule banning forced arbitration – is nothing less than a travesty of justice. In an op-ed published on Huffington Post this week, Michael points to the Equifax breach when suggesting that there… Read more »

Ohio Ruling Allows Fetal Brain Injury Research – Denver Medical Injury Attorneys – Burg Simpson

 November 20, 2017

Ohio Ruling Allows Groundbreaking Fetal Brain Injury Research

In what could be a landmark ruling, Ohio Judge Michael Krumholtz has ruled in favor of a plaintiff whose child suffered a traumatic brain injury during delivery. The ruling allows expert testimony the defense sought to bar that pointed to cranial compression ischemic encephalopathy as an infant’s cause of brain damage during birth. In short,… Read more »

Can Construction Sites Ever be Safe – Denver Workers Comp Attorney – Burg Simpson

 November 14, 2017

Can Construction Sites Ever be Safe?

In June 2015, not long after graduating from high school, Highlands Ranch teenager Sampson Briggs was still learning the ropes at his summer roofing job. At some point during his shift, Briggs stepped back and right off the roof of his school – where he was working – and fell 30 feet to the ground… Read more »

Spilled Tea Sparks Another Starbucks Lawsuit – Denver Personal Injury Attorney – Burg Simpson

 November 13, 2017

Spilled Tea Sparks Another Starbucks Lawsuit

It looks like Starbucks is in hot water again. Denver resident Deanna Salas-Solano has sued the coffee chain in federal court over a drive-thru order gone horribly wrong. Salas-Solando claims that, in September 2015, a barista handed her an unsecured 20-ounce cup of tea that spilled, melted through her clothes and burned her and her… Read more »

Workers’ Compensation Costs – Denver Work Comp Lawyers – Burg Simpson

 November 2, 2017

Improved Worker’s Comp Costs Won’t Last Forever

Overall, workers’ compensation costs have been falling nationwide for more than 20 years now. In fact, the National Council on Compensation insurance has pushed for an average premium cut of nearly 13 percent for next year. Closer to home, Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s largest workers’ comp carrier, signed off on an average premium cut of 3.2… 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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