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Denver Injury Attorney – Personal Injury Overview – Burg Simpson

Personal Injury Overview- Colorado Personal Injury Lawyer - Burg SimpsonThey don’t happen often, but an accident can change a life quickly. Years of damage can be done in just a matter of seconds.

A traffic accident can be particularly devastating. In the blink of an eye, your life, or those of your loved ones, can change forever. In fact, early 2016 numbers suggest it was the deadliest year on the road in nearly a decade, with the National Safety Council estimating that roughly 40,000 people died in auto accidents last year, a 6 percent jump over 2015 and a 14 percent leap since 2014 – the biggest two-year increase in more than 50 years. A Colorado personal injury lawyer can help!

A single misstep on an uncleared patch of ice on the way to lunch can sideline you for months. Believe it or not, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration says falls are responsible for 15 percent of all accidental deaths – second only to traffic accidents.

An untrained dog can surprise you on your morning walk, leaping out at you from the bushes before sinking its teeth into your leg. According to the Center for Disease Control, dogs bite 4.5 million people every year. In short, one out of every 72 people will get bit by a dog this year.

These are just a few examples of accidents anyone can run into on any given day. The damage from any of these events — both physical and psychological — could linger for years. It can be a frightening, confusing, and often-frustrating time.

No matter how you’ve been hurt, the Denver personal injury lawyers at Burg Simpson are here to help you get the compensation and peace of mind you deserve so you can focus on recovering and rebuilding your life. Whether its lost wages, medical expenses or other damages, we can fight for you to make things right.

At Burg Simpson Law Firm, we’re dedicated to helping catastrophically injured people rebuild their lives and thrive after a serious accident or injury. Over the last 40 years, we’ve handled nearly every kind of personal injury claim and death case. No other Denver injury attorney has the resources, reputation, or proven track record of success when it comes to assisting injured individuals and their families.

Whether you were injured in a major auto accident, hurt by a defective product, or disabled as a result of the negligence of others, a Colorado personal injury lawyer at Burg Simpson has the resources and experience to make sure you get the treatment and compensation you deserve.

After any accident or injury, you’ll probably hear from trial lawyers, insurance companies, law enforcement officials, as well as medical providers. They’ll tell you they want to help, but most of them are more worried about themselves than you. It’s critical you speak to someone else before that who will look out for your best interests and who can help you understand your rights and options.

Here at Burg Simpson, a Denver injury lawyer can help you navigate the complex web of legal issues. Each and every case is different and unique unto itself. The specific facts of your particular case can and will affect the outcome. It’s important that you consult an experienced Burg Simpson Denver personal injury attorney if you’ve been injured so that you can discuss what potential claim you might have. Burg Simpson is staffed with more than 50 Colorado personal injury lawyers who’ve negotiated the recovery of more than a billion dollars in judgments and settlements over the last 40 years.

Contact us today by filling out the FREE Case Evaluation form here. Or call us directly at 720-500-5995 to learn how we can provide the support and guidance you deserve.

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 January 9, 2019

Scott Eldredge: Shareholder and Practice Group Leader for the Medical Malpractice Team

Since 1983, Scott Eldredge, a named shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, has created a thriving legal practice focused on complex medical malpractice cases, and specifically matters regarding birth trauma. He regularly appears in State and Federal Courts, and concentrates on cases that include claims for damages resulting from substandard care by medical… Read more »

Kool Smiles Wrongful Child Death | ABC15 Interviews Burg Simpson Shareholder Scott Eldredge

 January 8, 2019

Kool Smiles Wrongful Child Death | ABC15 Interviews Burg Simpson Shareholder Scott Eldredge

  In December of 2017, the Gastelum family lost their two year old son, Zion, after baby root canals and crown surgeries. Kool Smiles dental clinic, where the surgeries took place, was accused of being responsible for the wrongful death due to negligent care post-surgery. Arizona ABC15 interviews Zion’s parents about the year-long investigation, as… Read more »

Gastric Bypass - Medical Injury Lawyer - Arizona Burg Simpson

 January 4, 2019

Mass Tort Litigation: Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices

What is Mass Tort Litigation? A tort is a wrongful act that results in an injury for which the injured party is entitled to compensation. A mass tort is a civil action involving numerous plaintiffs against one or more defendants. Mass tort lawsuits arise when a number of plaintiffs have sustained injuries caused by the same dangerous prescription drug, defective medical… Read more »

 January 2, 2019

Burg Simpson’s Wrongful Death Lawyers

There are few things in life as tragic as losing a loved one in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control indicate that a wrongful death is the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S. If you have lost a loved one in a… 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’re at the doctor’s office or the waiting room at the dentist, it’s because you don’t feel well. You’re 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 healing end up making… 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 »

Kids Safe – Colorado Personal Injury Attorney – Burg Simpson

 August 8, 2018

Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer Season

It’s as surprising as it is scary, but three out of four parents mistakenly think their child’s in the correct size or kind of car seat, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. Considering that motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of child deaths, it’s an issue worth addressing. Nearly 650 people… 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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