Colorado Personal Injury

Insurance Disputes – Denver Injury Lawyer

Insurance Disputes - Colorado Personal Injury Attorneys - Burg Simpson

In 2015 – the most recent year for which data is available – Colorado residents shelled out a collective $32 billion in insurance premiums to roughly 1,400 different carriers. Of course, the top 27 insurance companies on that list collect more than half of that money. A little more than 11 percent of that premium went toward car insurance policies, while just around 6 percent was paid to homeowner policies.

Simply put, these policies that consume so much of the average person’s paycheck do not make up that much of the income that these insurance giants rake in. But that does not stop them from fighting back over what appear to be the most straightforward claims. And they can afford to. They can wait months or even years before paying out on a claim. The average family can not make it weeks, let alone months, without a vehicle, income, or a place to live.

Burg Simpson’s experienced Denver personal injury attorneys understand. We realize how a dispute with an insurance company can change the lives of the victim and his or her family dramatically. The cost of an insurance dispute can be devastating – both financially and emotionally.

If you find yourself in the middle of a disagreement with your insurance company – or someone else’s – the best thing you can do is to call us immediately. We can help educate you about your rights, walk you through your options and take on your fight as if it is our own. A lawyer trained and experienced in negotiation is more likely to obtain a settlement than if you were to try to settle a case on your own. Not only that, but any settlement you do reach is likely to be much higher than anything you could negotiate on your own. In fact, many times a defendant or insurance company will not do anything at all unless, or until, a lawyer threatens them with a lawsuit.

When you sign an insurance policy with your carrier, you agree to pay your a premium in exchange for coverage if you suffer a loss. In Colorado, your insurance company is obligated to make you whole, which simply means restoring you to the condition you were in before an accident, to the best of their ability. But there is more to it than that. That policy is a legal contract. As part of that, you carrier also vows to:

  • Defend you against legal claims from another party (or their insurance company).
  • Pay successful claims against you.

If your insurance company has failed to do any of these things, you need a Denver injury attorney at Burg Simpson to help you make things right before it is too late.

Even with the best representation, negotiations do not always work. If your case is forced to go to trial, Burg Simpson’s Colorado personal injury attorneys have years of litigation experience. You could not be in better hands. Trial and pretrial procedures are increasingly complicated. Those unfamiliar with them are likely to make costly mistakes and forfeit opportunities to assemble the best possible case. Burg Simpson’s lawyers know the system. We know the judges. And we know how to present a case to a jury. We also can best decide what options you might have regarding a third-party claim.

When you have been injured in an accident or suffered a catastrophic loss, the last thing you want to do is spend time on the phone (or in court) fighting with insurance companies about how much money they are going to pay you. Let Burg Simpson help. We believe no other firm has the resources, reputation, or proven track record of success when it comes to assisting injured individuals and their loved ones. We have been battling with insurance companies and their armies of lawyers for decades. Call us today at 303-792-5595 of fill out our FREE Evaluation Form right now.

 February 18, 2019

Ronald M. Sandgrund is Featured in the February Edition of the Colorado Lawyer

Ronald M. Sandgrund is Featured in the February Edition of the Colorado Lawyer Ronald M. Sandgrund, Of Counsel at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, was recently featured in the Member Spotlight section of the February edition of the Colorado Lawyer.  Mr. Sandgrund is a well-known trial lawyer and Colorado’s most prolific author of articles and… Read more »

 February 13, 2019

Biker Swallowed By Sinkhole

Burg Simpson Attorneys Win Second Appeal to Protect $7.3 Million Verdict On September 3, 2008, Mr. James Nelson suffered severe and life-changing injuries, including a permanent brain injury, when his bicycle was swallowed by a large sinkhole on a bike path located on the property of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. … Read more »

Firefighters

 February 8, 2019

Burg Simpson Seeks to Protect West Metro Firefighters From Getting Burned

Brian Matise and Nelson Boyle at Burg Simpson are representing the engineers, fire investigators, and firefighters from the West Metro Fire District as part of a class action lawsuit. The complaint claims the department mishandled roughly $1.8 million in a retiree health account. Attorney Brian Matise said, “The brave men and women of the West… Read more »

Workers' Compensation

 February 7, 2019

Nick Fogel, a Burg Simpson Shareholder, Quoted in an Article Published by U.S. News

Nick Fogel, a Burg Simpson shareholder and the practice group leader of the firm’s workers’ compensation team, was quoted in a recent article published by U.S. News. Mr. Fogel discussed how employees risk medical uncertainty and serious financial consequences when their employer does not possess the required workers’ compensation insurance. To view the article in… Read more »

Making the Right Choice – Burg Simpson is the Right Choice | Michael S. Burg

 February 14, 2019

Making the Right Choice – Burg Simpson is the Right Choice | Michael S. Burg

When you find yourself in need of legal representation, finding the right lawyer can be a daunting task.  Since 1976, Burg Simpson has been helping injured individuals and their loved ones rebuild their lives after a serious accident or injury.  Burg Simpson  is a law firm with more than 60 trial lawyers operating out of… Read more »

Cedar Ridge Apartments Explosion – Personal Injury Lawyers – Denver Burg Simpson

 August 29, 2018

Gas Company Found Responsible for Cedar Ridge Apartments Explosion

The news seems to be filled with stories of gas explosions. Whether it’s in a residential area, such as the one in a Denver neighborhood that blew a hole through a multi-family residence, or the one at a gas collection facility in Grand County, Colorado, that injured two workers in July, these preventable tragedies appear… Read more »

Sterilization Breach – Personal Injury Attorney – Denver Burg Simpson

 August 20, 2018

Sterilization Breaches Put Patient Lives at Risk

Odds are, if you are at the doctor’s office or the waiting room at the dentist, it is because you do not feel well. You are there because you want to feel better, and you have faith that these trained professionals can help with that. So, it can be particularly devastating when these places of… Read more »

Natural Gas Explosion – Personal Injury Lawyer – Burg Simpson Denver

 August 17, 2018

Natural Gas Explosion Injures Several in Denver

An explosion shattered an otherwise typical, late summer afternoon in Denver earlier this week. A natural gas line burst in the historic Baker neighborhood, blasting a hole through a multi-family residential unit. The explosion left nine people injured – one of them critically. One fire department official told the Denver Post that it was the… Read more »

Bad Faith Insurance – When Your Insurance Claim is Denied or Delayed | Tom W. Henderson

 February 14, 2019

Bad Faith Insurance – When Your Insurance Claim is Denied or Delayed | Tom W. Henderson

When you purchase an insurance policy, it is expected that your insurance company will provide the policy coverage in case of an accident.  Unfortunately, insurance carriers frequently fail to pay the benefits they promised they would, or they fail to pay promptly and in the proper amounts. These actions by the insurance company could be classified… Read more »

What Makes A Good Medical Malpractice Case? | Scott J. Eldredge

 February 14, 2019

What Makes A Good Medical Malpractice Case? | Scott J. Eldredge

Medical errors are increasing in this country. Medical malpractice typically takes place when a surgeon, hospital, or other health care professional strays from the standard practices of their profession, which then results in the serious harm or death of a patient. While patients place trust and their lives in the hands of these medical professionals, medical… Read more »

Business / Commercial Litigation Trial Attorneys  | Michael S. Burg

 February 14, 2019

Business / Commercial Litigation Trial Attorneys | Michael S. Burg

Business and commercial law are typically lumped together because they go hand-in-hand so often. Most attorneys experienced in one type of law are usually experienced in the other as well.  The business and commercial litigation attorneys at Burg Simpson have the experience in successfully handling a variety of both business and commercial law cases. With… Read more »

We Are The Trial Lawyers | Michael S. Burg

 February 14, 2019

We Are The Trial Lawyers | Michael S. Burg

When selecting a trial attorney, it is important to select an attorney with the experience and resources to handle every aspect of your case.   What defines and differentiates Burg Simpson is we are prepared to fight for our clients. Our highly skilled trial lawyers, know the only way we are going to obtain an excellent… Read more »

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