Colorado Business / Commercial Litigation

Colorado Business / Commercial Litigation Attorneys

Are you mired in a lawsuit with a business partner?
Are you caught in a contract dispute?
Have you been the victim of a dangerous product?

Call our Colorado commercial litigation attorneys to discuss your legal matter. Business and corporate litigation issues can be highly complex, expensive, and time-consuming. Call Burg Simpson at (720) 500-5825 or fill out our FREE CASE EVALUATION form to obtain the expertise only a highly-skilled Denver business litigation lawyer can provide. Contacting Burg Simpson is your next step toward finding the best resolution to your business or commercial legal matter.

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OUR HIGHLY SKILLED BUSINESS & COMMERCIAL LITIGATION ATTORNEYS OFFER EXPERIENCED, AGGRESSIVE LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR ALL OF YOUR LEGAL NEEDS.

Some of our recent commercial and business litigation cases include:

For a more comprehensive list of our CASE AREAS– click here or contact the Burg Simpson’s Denver corporate litigation attorneys today!

WHAT IS BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW?

Business and commercial law are so frequently paired together because both areas of law feature multiple crossover issues. Most attorneys familiar with one area of law are usually well versed in the other.

Business law: This area falls under the jurisdiction of both state and federal laws. The foundation is built on federal law, which oversees stocks, investments, workplace safety, employment laws, and the environment. States can build on top of that, though, with their own laws – in these areas and others – in the form of licensing requirements and regulations for starting and running a company.

Commercial law: The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) bears the responsibility for regulating commercial law in the United States. The UCC, which debuted in 1952, is a set of laws that govern commercial transactions. Every state has adopted at least some part of the UCC – Louisiana and Puerto Rico only some, while American Samoa has not at all – but every state is free to do what they want.

For a business owner, it can be tempting to negotiate a merger on your own without the assistance of a commercial litigation attorney.

  • If you are a homeowner fighting against a major manufacturer, you are already at a distinct disadvantage.
  • If you are about to retire and you have discovered your nest egg is gone, you need a lawyer, not another broker.
  • When it comes to the complicated rules and regulations wrapped around business and commercial law, you need all the help you can get.

NEGOTIATING DISPUTES, MANAGING SEPARATIONS

Breaking up is hard to do, especially for businesses. It can be incredibly complicated. It can be emotionally charged which is why having a business litigation attorney at your disposal can help resolve things. The input and advice of objective, experienced counsel can prevent lengthy – and costly – litigation that all-too-often concludes with unhappy parties on both sides and can, instead lead to a more productive, reasonable resolution.

Disagreements between joint business owners – whether they are simply partners, fellow members of a limited liability corporation, or shareholders of a larger entity – can include differences over operating responsibilities, the division of assets and/or liabilities, possession of intellectual property, questions over non-compete stipulations, and future ownership and management after the partnership’s dissolution. Our Denver based business and commercial litigation lawyers can protect your interests, walk you through existing contracts, obligations and liabilities, and ensure your compliance with the legal and regulatory dissolution requirements.

Dispute resolution that avoids expensive litigation altogether is almost always preferable, but it is not always the most practical solution. Because Burg Simpson’s Colorado commercial litigation lawyers are recognized and respected as experienced trial attorneys, they bring that reputation and knowledge to your negotiations so that you can resolve disputes before they ever reach the courtroom – if at all possible. But when negotiations hit an impasse, or for any other reason that business termination escalates to the point of litigation, Burg Simpson’s veteran dispute resolution business litigation attorneys will fight for you in the courtroom.

FIGHTING FRAUD

As far as the law is concerned, there are two categories of fraud:

Business Fraud: An intentional misrepresentation of important facts, or failure to disclose those facts, causing another party to rely on and change their position – to their detriment. Elements of business fraud include:

  • False representation of fact made by a person or corporation
  • Knowledge that the representation was false when it was made
  • An intention to get or induce the plaintiff to act (or refrain from acting) in reliance on the representation
  • Damage occurred to the plaintiff as a result of the reliance

Consumer Fraud: This occurs when, in the context of a business transaction, false statements of fact are made, the person or corporation making false statements knew that they were false at the time and that the other party relied on those false statements to their detriment. This kind of fraud most certainly may require the expertise of a commercial litigation attorney to help you out.

Examples of Consumer Fraud Include:

  • Insurance fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Charity fraud
  • Digital fraud
  • Creditor fraud
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Telemarketing fraud
  • Investment fraud
  • Disaster fraud
  • Identity theft

Fraud has become all too common in today’s “me first” culture. The media reports on tales of identity theft, credit card fraud, and investment scams, nearly every day. If you need a strong courtroom advocate in a financial or investment dispute, the business and litigation attorneys at Burg Simpson can help. Call us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced trial attorneys.

IF YOU ARE HAVING BUSINESS LITIGATION ISSUES …

Burg Simpson’s Colorado corporate attorneys deal with a wide array of business and commercial litigation matters. Our expert business litigation lawyers are eager to help you whether you are a C-corporation, a limited partnership, an S-corp, a sole proprietorship, a family business, or just an individual with any issue related to business law.

Call us right now to get assistance from the experienced Colorado bad faith insurance attorneys at Burg Simpson. Our trial lawyers are able to evaluate your case and advise you on the best course of action going forward.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Business and commercial law can sometimes appear to have more questions than answers – even for experts. Our commercial litigation attorneys have put together a comprehensive Litigation FAQ HERE  to help clear up some of the cloudier parts of this area of law. But don’t think you can read through it and argue your own case. This is a dense part of Colorado law, and nothing can replace an in-person consultation with a Denver product liability attorney. Burg Simpson will walk through every step of your situation with you. Call us before it is too late to help.

WHY CHOOSE BURG SIMPSON?

Founded: Michael S. Burg started the firm in 1977.

Attorneys: More than 60 trial lawyers providing nationwide legal representation, while operating out of seven offices in Colorado, Wyoming, Ohio, Arizona, New Mexico, and Florida.

Passion: We fight for the legal rights of regular people, and work to hold negligent corporations and individuals accountable for their harmful actions or inaction.

Mission: To be Good Lawyers. Changing Lives®. We want to change peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court and securing fair compensation. We also want to give back to our local communities.

Results: Our team of lawyers, including business & commercial litigation attorneys, have secured more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments, and we have earned 200 individual recoveries in excess of $1 million each.*

HELPING PEOPLE

Burg Simpson is committed to helping catastrophically injured people rebuild and thrive after a serious accident or injury. Over the last 40 years, we have handled almost every type of injury or wrongful death case. We are convinced no other law firm has the resources, reputation, or proven track record of success when it comes to assisting injured individuals and their loved ones.

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 April 24, 2019

David C. Harman and PLN: Changing the Lives of Underprivileged Scouts

As an Eagle Scout himself, shareholder David Harman understands the benefits and virtues that Scouting can supply. Accordingly, when an opportunity arose for him to support the Boy Scouts of America (“BSA”) in Cincinnati approximately three years ago, he jumped on it and joined a volunteer group called the Professional Leadership Network (“PLN”). PLN’s mission… Read more »

 April 19, 2019

Shareholder Stephan Marsh Nominated for Outstanding Workers’ Compensation Attorney Award!

Burg Simpson shareholder Stephan J. Marsh has been nominated by the Professionals in Workers’ Compensation, and his peers in the industry, for the Outstanding Workers’ Compensation Attorney Award! The PWC Awards were established to recognize lawyers for their outstanding contributions to the workers’ compensation community, and the annual award is presented to those who are making a… Read more »

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 April 12, 2019

Republicans and Democrats Can Learn a Lot from Former Sen. Alan Simpson

Hon. Alan K. Simpson, one of the founding shareholders at the law firm of Burg Simpson Hersh Eldredge & Jardine, P.C., was featured in the April 10, 2019, edition of the Corpus Christi Caller. Alan Simpson is a former U.S. Senator (R-Wyoming) who served from January 1979 to 1997, where he was the Assistant Republican… Read more »

 April 8, 2019

The American Board of Trial Advocates Presents Masters in Trial® 

The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Presents Masters in Trial.   Angela E. McGraw – Trial Lawyer.   Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine is pleased to announce that attorney Angela McGraw, Of Counsel at the firm, is a presenter on the faculty of The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Masters in Trial® program on Friday, April… Read more »

Burg Simpson | Workers’ Compensation

 April 17, 2019

Burg Simpson | Workers’ Compensation

Shareholder Nick Fogel is the practice group leader of the Workers’ Compensation division at Burg Simpson. Workers’ Compensation is a form of insurance that protects employees when they are injured on the job or in the line of duty. Workers’ compensation provides both wage replacement and medical benefits. Filing a workers’ compensation claim can be… Read more »

Burg Simpson | We Are Here To Help

 April 5, 2019

Burg Simpson | We Are Here To Help

Burg Simpson is a law firm committed to helping injured people rebuild their lives after a serious accident or injury. Our trial lawyers have handled nearly every kind of injury or wrongful death case. The team at Burg Simpson has the resources, nationwide reputation, or proven track record of success when it comes to helping… Read more »

Becoming Whole Again

 April 4, 2019

Becoming Whole Again

If you or a loved one has suffered a loss due to an injury or death because of the negligence of another, you are entitled to receive full and fair compensation for your pain and suffering. Burg Simpson’s office in Arizona can help you navigate your personal injury claim. Burg Simpson attorney, Scott A. Ambrose… Read more »

Arizona Medical Malpractice Team

 April 4, 2019

Arizona Medical Malpractice Team

Burg Simpson’s Arizona medical malpractice team is dedicated to helping seriously injured victims fight for their rights. Our Arizona medical malpractice team has over 75 years of combined experience in the medical malpractice arena. Burg Simpson associate Ronda Kelso worked as a nurse prior to entering the legal field. Ms. Kelso has the legal experience… Read more »

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