Denver Law Firm Burg Simpson Expands Injury Practice -- New Attorneys Hired to Lead Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Departments

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Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., one of the nation’s largest injury law firms, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Colorado Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability practices with the arrival of Special Counsel John M. Connell and Special Counsel Steven R. Earl.

Social Security Lawyer Steven Earl and Workers' Compensation Attorney John Connell

Steven Earl - Social Security Lawyer and John Connell - Workers' Compensation Lawyer

Kerry N. Jardine, Burg Simpson managing shareholder, said “We are delighted to welcome both John and Steven to the firm. Their arrival will help us further grow our practice and better serve injured and disabled Colorado residents."

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., one of the nation’s largest injury law firms, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Colorado Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability practices with the arrival of Special Counsel John M. Connell and Special Counsel Steven R. Earl.

John M. Connell is one of Colorado’s most experienced Workers’ Compensation lawyers, practicing for almost 30 years. John has personally handled thousands of Colorado workers’ compensation claims. John focuses his practice on work-related injuries, particularly those to the back, neck, and head. During his career, Mr. Connell has represented several major insurance carriers and employers in Colorado, giving John and his clients a unique perspective when it comes to successfully prosecuting work injury claims. Among his many professional memberships, Mr. Connell sits on the Board of Directors for the Workers' Compensation Education Association.

Speaking of his appointment, John said, “Burg Simpson has an outstanding reputation in Denver, in Colorado, and nationally for its plaintiff trial work. Having access to an expanded team of more than 35 award-winning personal injury, medical malpractice, employment and insurance attorneys will allow me to better serve my clients and people injured 'on the job' throughout Colorado.”

Steven R. Earl will spearhead Burg Simpson’s Social Security Disability practice. Mr. Earl focuses his practice on helping people successfully claim Social Security disability benefits, including those who may have previously had their claims denied. Mr. Earl has represented more than 700 clients and handled thousands of disability and supplemental income cases. Mr. Earl has argued cases before the Social Security Administration Appeals Council, and in United States District Court for the District of Colorado.

Steven said, “I’m delighted to be joining Burg Simpson. Given that the majority of all initial Social Security benefit claims are denied, it is important for people in Colorado to know that Burg Simpson can help them gain access to the benefits and payments the need and deserve.“

Kerry N. Jardine, Burg Simpson managing shareholder, said “We are delighted to welcome both John and Steven to the firm. Their arrival will help us further grow our practice and better serve injured and disabled people. It is important to us to be able to provide our clients with access to a full range of legal services, which we believe will help obtain the maximum in compensation and benefits available to them.”

With offices in, Denver, Cincinnati, Cody and Phoenix, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. is a firm of award winning national trial lawyers who practice in the areas of personal injury claims, medical malpractice lawsuits, dangerous drug litigation, defective products, mass torts and class actions and business litigation.

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