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Call our Colorado commercial litigation lawyers today. Business and corporate litigation issues can be incredibly complex and time-consuming. Mistakes can be costly. Call us at 720-500-5995 to get the expertise only a skilled Denver product liability lawyer can provide. Don’t wait until it’s too late, we’re here to help!

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WHAT IS BUSINESS AND COMMERICAL LAW?

Business and commercial law are so frequently paired together because both areas of law feature multiple crossover issues. Most attorneys familiar with one 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 bears the responsibility for regulating commercial law in the United States. The UCC, which debuted in 1952, is a set of laws that governs commercial transactions. Every state have adopted at least some part of the UCC – Louisiana and Puerto Rico only some, while American Samoa hasn’t 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. If you’re a homeowner fighting against a major manufacturer, you’re already at a distinct disadvantage. If you’re about to retire and you’ve 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. 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’re 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 Colorado corporate 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’s 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 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 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. 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, investment scams, nearly every day. If you need a strong courtroom advocate in a financial or investment dispute, the civil litigation lawyers at Burg Simpson can help. Call us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced trial attorneys.

IF YOU’RE 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’re 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. So we’ve put together a comprehensive Commercial 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’s 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 five offices in Colorado, Wyoming, Ohio, and Arizona.

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: We’ve secured more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements and judgments, and we’ve 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’ve handled almost every type of injury or wrongful death case. We’re 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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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 »

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 »

Appraisers’ Decision on Causation is Binding – Colorado commercial litigation lawyer - Burg Simpson

 July 21, 2017

Appraisers’ Decision on Causation is Binding

On July 19, the Iowa Court of Appeals held that the results of an insurance appraisal are binding and conclusive against the insurance company. In Walnut Creek Townhome Ass’n v. Depositors Ins. Co., 2017 Iowa App. LEXIS 722 (July 19, 2017), the court held that an appraisal award that determined the “amount of loss” to… Read more »

Breach of Contact – Colorado Corporate Litigation Attorneys- Burg Simpson

 June 22, 2017

HOW LONG DOES A PARTY HAVE TO PERFORM HIS OR HER DUTY UNDER A CONTRACT?

If you are in the business world, a common cause of action you may encounter is for breach of contract. A breach of contract occurs when one party fails to perform an agreed-upon duty as specified in the contract, whether it’s verbal or written.  Sometimes the question arises as to how long a party to… Read more »

Tesla Liable - Denver Product Liability Attorney – Burg Simpson

 May 4, 2017

Was Tesla Liable?

When a product harms a consumer, the victim or surviving family has the right to file a product liability or a wrongful death lawsuit. These legal actions determine if the manufacturer of the product was negligent in designing, manufacturing or testing the product’s safety prior to release. When Tesla finally allowed the self-driving car onto… 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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