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Bet the Company Litigation – Colorado Commercial Litigation Lawyers

Bet The Company Litigation - Colorado Corporate Litigation Attorneys - Burg Simpson Colorado For most entrepreneurs, the only thing scarier than starting a business is being forced to put that business on the line because of litigation so serious that it threatens the entire fate of the company. While it can sound a little misleading, “Bet-the-company” litigation is any type of litigation that threatens the company’s continued existence. This can include the loss of key talent, a government investigation, or a civil judgment that could render the company insolvent.

For better or worse, this type of trial work is on the rise. “Bet-the-company” litigation has quadrupled since 2014, according to research from BTI Consulting Group. If your company has been caught in a “bet the company” case, and you need legal help, call the Colorado corporate litigation attorneys at Burg Simpson now at 303-792-5595.

“Bet-the-company” litigation can take many forms, all of them costly. A few of the more common types of these cases include:

  • Minority shareholder litigation: These cases can result in the sale of the company – or parts of it – to appease a minority shareholder judgment or demands.
  • Trade secret litigation: An ex-employee who has absconded with company trade secrets can fall in to this area of law.
  • Intellectual property litigation: If a company is prevented from doing business because they’re unable to rely on their own intellectual property generally falls into this category.
  • Product liability cases: Lawsuits over a potential product liability could threaten the future livelihood of a company.
  • Industrial accidents: The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is just one example of how a large-scale accident could put a company at risk.

This type of litigation can remake the entire landscape of a company, whether it involves contracts, corporate or partnership law, securities, antitrust, intellectual property, or product liability. Involvement in this type of high-stakes, complex litigation, whether as a plaintiff or defendant, demands a sophisticated and multi-faceted approach that can be too much for in-house counsel. These cases can involve several interested parties, such as investors, shareholders, and regulatory entities. These cases can even include multiple jurisdictions, such as both state and federal authorities. Aggressive, powerful, results-oriented advocacy is required, and the Colorado corporate litigation lawyers can help. Call Burg Simpson today at 303-792-5595 to discuss your case.

The Colorado commercial litigation lawyers at Burg Simpson provide sophisticated representation to every type and size of businesses, from large Fortune 500 corporations to smaller family-owned businesses. We’ve earned an unmatched reputation as one of the premier trial firms in the country. You can rest assured that we’ll work tirelessly to bring your case to a favorable resolution, whether by trial in front of a judge or jury, arbitration, or through settlement negotiations. Our Colorado bad faith insurance lawyers are admitted in several states and federal courts around the country, so we can handle any national case.

Our mission is to provide the best goal-oriented, cost-effective representation possible. Every action we take is for the specific purpose of achieving the goals agreed to with the client before we even begin to pursue the case. We believe success comes not just by prevailing in your particular case, but by doing it in such a way that advances the best interest of our clients outside of the courtroom, as well.

We’re a collaborative team made up of firm shareholders, senior lawyers, associates, paralegals, and a former judge. We’re able to provide high-level, in-depth research, along with top-notch writing and analytical services to all of our business clients.

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Every company’s situation is unique, and “Bet-the-company” litigation is as complicated as it gets. There’s nothing wrong with seeking outside legal assistance to protect your legal rights and save the company you’ve worked so hard to build. Reach out to our experienced Colorado corporate litigation attorneys right now by calling 303-792-5595 to get the help you need.

 December 6, 2018

Retired Firefighters Get Burned When Health Care Benefits are Terminated

Attorney Brian Matise at Burg Simpson handles complex civil litigation cases, and he has taken the lead on the West Metro Case. This case involves the distribution of more  than $1.8 million in funds that remained in a trust that was committed to fund health insurance benefits for 73 retired firefighters and their dependents. These… Read more »

Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY) gives eulogy for late President George W.W. Bush

 December 5, 2018

Former Senator Al Simpson Eulogizes President George H.W. Bush

This morning, former Senator Alan K. Simpson (R-WY) celebrated the life of former President George H.W. Bush, his long-time friend and colleague. Speaking of the man’s warmth and integrity, Sen. Simpson delivered a moving speech on President Bush’s legacy of integrity, loyalty and sacrifice. When speaking to the press, Alan Simpson spoke on the difficulties… Read more »

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 December 4, 2018

Former Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., to Remember George H.W. Bush at Wednesday’s Funeral

Former Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., to remember George H.W. Bush at Wednesday’s funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. The former senator, a colleague and longtime friend of George and Barbara Bush, will be one of four speakers to deliver the eulogy at the late president’s funeral this week. Simpson and Bush established their… Read more »

stephen burg personal injury attorney handles spinal injury cases

 November 29, 2018

Stephen Burg Handles Spinal Cord Injury Cases

  Shareholder Stephen Burg handles spinal cord injury cases at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine. Mr. Burg is a trial attorney whose practice is focused on representing victims of auto crashes, personal injury, trucking accidents, product liability injuries, gas explosions, wrongful death, and harmful drug products. He also has significant experience in handling spinal cord… Read more »

Good Lawyers. Changing Lives. – Supporting Communities with Burg Simpson

 November 5, 2018

Good Lawyers. Changing Lives. – Supporting Communities with Burg Simpson

All attorneys at Burg Simpson strive to make our motto more than just words. Both in and out of the courtroom, our attorneys work to support local and national communities by protecting their rights and to making certain that crisis recovery and educational opportunities are available to all. In this video, Burg Simpson shareholder and… Read more »

Massachusetts Gas Explosion – Holding Corporations Accountable

 November 2, 2018

Massachusetts Gas Explosion – Holding Corporations Accountable

The negligence of Columbia Gas caused the massive gas explosions  in Andover, Lawrence and North Andover, MA. After the gas explosions, more than 2,000 people found themselves displaced, and their towns resembled a war zone. These gas explosions could have easily been avoided. Columbia Gas had been warned twice over the last decade that an explosion was… Read more »

Attorney Tom Henderson explains why the Durango 416 Fire aims to hold the Durango-Silverton Railroad accountable.

 November 2, 2018

Seeking Justice for Victims of the Durango 416 Fire

Colorado’s Durango 416 Fire was caused by the Durango-Silverton Railroad’s coal-burning train on June 1, 2018. The blaze has been reported to be the state’s sixth largest forest fire in history, and the fire destroyed homes and businesses in Durango and the surrounding area. Burg Simpson is now representing those affected by the 416 Fire… Read more »

Consumers Must Beware of Body Brokers

 November 2, 2018

Consumers Must Beware of Body Brokers

Body brokers are relatively unchecked and under-regulated by state and federal agencies.  Across the United States, mortuaries and hospices are committing fraud by allowing body brokers to convince families who have lost their loved ones to donate the body “for medical research.” But instead of being donated, the body ends up being dismembered and then… Read more »

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