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Colorado Court of Appeals Finds Insurance Company Conduct “Unreasonable”

By Tom Henderson

Today, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued a decision in favor of a policyholder and against an insurance company that delayed payment of benefits owed. After the policyholder and insurance company disagreed on how much was owed under the policy for hail damage to the roofs at a townhome complex, they used the appraisal process… Read more »

Mike Burg Holds First Book Signing for Trial by Fire at Tattered Cover

By cwheeland

Last month at the Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, Colorado, a crowd of over 100 were treated to an evening with Burg Simpson attorney and author, Mike Burg. Speaking about his new book, Trial By Fire: One Man’s Battle to End Corporate Greed and Save Lives, Mike discussed his childhood and his motivations that… Read more »

NFL v. NFLPA and Brady – Beware the Downside of a Broad Arbitration Clause Before You Agree

By David TeSelle

A three judge panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion re-instating the NFL commissioner’s four game suspension of Tom Brady for his role in “deflate-gate”, the NFL sideshow over whether Tom Brady was complicit in intentionally deflating footballs during a playoff game to gain an unfair competitive advantage over the opponent…. Read more »

Scales of Justice

Electing a Justice – A Historical Perspective

By Burg Simpson

Historical and Constitutional context is helpful in assessing the firestorm of controversy that Justice Scalia’s death has caused regarding the process for filling the vacancy in an election year. The framers of the Constitution wanted an independent judiciary, not one beholden to popular opinion. In a recent article for The New York Review of Books,… Read more »

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GOP Vows to Block Supreme Court Nominee

By Burg Simpson

There has been a firestorm of controversy about whether President Obama should nominate Justice Scalia’s successor, with Republicans arguing that the nomination be held in abeyance until a new President takes office in January 2017. They have vowed to block any appointment, regardless of who it is and regardless of the fact that this would… Read more »

The Trial Lawyer Magazine

Homebuilders v. Homeowners

By Burg Simpson

Threats to Shift an Already Tilted Playing Field More in Favor of Homebuilders Burg Simpson attorneys Jennifer A. Seidman and Ronald M. Sandgrund examine what could happen if lawmakers allow builders to take advantage of and mischaracterize the causes of the Great Recession’s lingering effects, and the facts regarding the real causes of the decline… Read more »

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