Colorado Business / Commercial Litigation Attorneys

Defective Products

Defective and dangerous products cause hundreds if not thousands of injuries to consumers and users of such products every year. Product liability refers to the law that governs the liability of manufacturers and others, such as suppliers, distributors, and retailers, for injuries or death caused to a consumer or user of the product by a defective or dangerous product. A product may be defective or dangerous because of a design flaw, a manufacturing defect, or because of a failure to provide warnings.

Burg Simpson’s lawyers have collectively handled thousands of product liability cases, both on the plaintiff side and the defense side. Burg Simpson’s vast experience and resources allow the firm to handle even the most complex product cases efficiently and effectively. Our product liability experience encompasses a wide array of consumer products, including:

  • Children’s Products
  • Farming Equipment
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Manufacturing Equipment

Additionally, our experienced Dangerous Drugs and Defective Medical Devices attorneys have had proven success handling:

We are proud of our product liability attorneys, one of whom is a former member of the ASTM, one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world and a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Several other of our attorneys have taken national leadership roles in massive defective drug litigation cases. Please see our separate extensive Defective Drug section of this website.

Motor Vehicle Defects

Motor vehicle defect claims may be based on manufacturing or design defects in any part of the vehicle, including passenger restraints (seat belts), airbags, brakes, electrical system, engine and exhaust, fuel system, tires and steering. They may also be based on an overall design of the vehicle that makes the vehicle dangerous. For example, a design of the vehicle might make a rollover more likely, such as in the case of certain sport utility vehicles (SUVs). Passenger vehicles, vans, trucks, motorcycles, and other motor vehicles may also contain defects that cause injury.

Burg Simpson’s attorneys have handled many product liability cases involving defective motor vehicles and their component parts. If you believe you have a claim that involves a defective product, please contact us today for a free consultation.


 February 13, 2020

Burg Simpson E-News: February 2020

Join Our Email List Complex Business and Commercial Litigation, Construction Defects, Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices, Mass Tort, Class Action, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Workers’ Compensation FEBRUARY 2020 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS 5280 Magazine Recognizes Denver’s Top Lawyers for 2020 Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine is pleased to announce that Michael S. Burg , Peter W…. Read more »

 February 13, 2020

National Trial Lawyers Announces Top Lawyers for 2020!

National Trial Lawyers Announces the Top Lawyers for 2020! Burg Simpson is pleased to announce that the National Trial Lawyers Association has selected the Top 100 Attorneys and the Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys for 2020! The National Trial Lawyers Association is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region… Read more »

 February 12, 2020

Mediation vs. Arbitration: Resolving Your Commercial Dispute

Mediation vs. Arbitration: Resolving Your Commercial Dispute Most commercial contracts have a provision stating that the parties will mediate disputes before taking the issue to arbitration or trial.  For those seeking to resolve a commercial dispute, it is important to know that litigation is typically expensive, time-consuming, public, and unpredictable. A trial’s outcome is always uncertain… Read more »

 February 11, 2020

Short-Term Healthcare Insurance & the Institutionalization of Post-Claims Underwriting

Jessica L. Derakhshanian and Shane C. Fulton, trial lawyers with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, recently published an article in the January edition of The Colorado Lawyer entitled Short-Term Healthcare Insurance and the Institutionalization of Post-Claims Underwriting. The article provides a review of short-term health insurance regulation over the last decade and analyzes the… Read more »


 December 9, 2019

Settling Commercial Litigation Cases

An out-of-court settlement is a legally-binding agreement between the parties to a lawsuit that effectively puts an end to the legal matter. A settlement resolves all disputes inherent in the lawsuit, and results in dismissal of the claims filed in court.  Sometimes a settlement will contain a requirement that other court orders be entered effectuating… Read more »

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

 November 12, 2019

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

Burg Simpson’s Colorado mass tort attorneys have represented thousands of people who have suffered serious side effects after taking dangerous medications or those who have been hurt by a defective product.  If you have suffered injuries related to a defective drug or medical device, contact the Burg Simpson mass tort team at 303-790-2525.


 November 8, 2019

Bike Crash Safety Video – Burg Simpson Personal Injury

The personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson help fellow bicycle enthusiasts understand how to protect their rights after a bike crash and stay safe on the roads. If you have been hurt in a bike crash and need help, reach out to us today by calling our office or filling out our online free case… Read more »

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

 July 1, 2019

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

The Jeremy Bitner Foundation was established in honor of Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner. Detective Bitner lost his life in the line of duty on May 28, 2012, after being struck and killed by a vehicle while performing a traffic stop. Jeremy served the Englewood Police Department for 8 years and during that time was assigned… Read more »

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