Scott J. Eldredge

Scott J. Eldredge: Attorney with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.

Biography

Scott Eldredge has been practicing law continuously with the firm since his admission to the Colorado Bar in 1983. Mr. Eldredge’s practice focuses on complex medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death and large product liability cases, as well as mass tort litigation.

Mr. Eldredge was recognized as Barristers’ Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer by Law Week Colorado for the years 2010-2013 and received the People’s Choice Award as Colorado’s Best Medical Malpractice Attorney in 2009. Mr. Eldredge is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Mr. Eldredge has an active litigation practice and regularly appears in both State and Federal Courts. He has handled cases throughout the country. Mr. Eldredge focuses his practice on medical malpractice cases, and this area of law includes cases involving claims for damages arising from inadequate or substandard hospital and clinic protocols, as well as damages resulting from substandard care rendered by medical professionals. Mr. Eldredge is engaged in medical malpractice cases focusing on informed consent and other physician-patient communication issues, as well as breaches in preventative care. He has successfully handled cases in birth trauma, failure to diagnose heart attacks and failure to diagnose cancer cases, among many others.

Mr. Scott Eldredge is a frequent lecturer throughout the country on a variety of topics, and regularly presents seminars to the Colorado and national legal community. Additionally, Mr. Eldredge maintains an active role with the educational community in the Denver Metropolitan area. Mr. Eldredge has made presentations to the AAJ, and the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. Mr. Eldredge is also an adjunct professor of law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Scott Eldredge has been selected multiple times by members of the national legal community as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Medical Malpractice Law. Best Lawyers publishes a book each year listing those individuals recognized as professionals who continue their education in an effort to stay current in their chosen profession and continue to distinguish themselves among their peers. Professionally, the book is considered to be the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Mr. Eldredge was chosen as a member of this distinguished group because he has displayed an exemplary commitment to his profession, his community and his clients.

Mr. Eldredge was awarded the honor of being named a Colorado Super Lawyer for the years 2006-2018. Super Lawyers represent an elite top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Colorado who are selected by peer review. Mr. Eldredge has also met the standard of excellence for selection as one of the The National Trial Lawyer’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Eldredge has also been recognized as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society established to reflect the new face of the American bar. Membership is limited, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers and is determined by invitation only. Membership includes placement of a maximum of 3,500 Fellows, who are selected and invited into Fellowship after being evaluated on effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and trial work, along with ethical reputation.

Lectures & Seminars

Investigating the Defendant: The Landscape is Changing, presentation to CTLA members, 2015 CTLA Convention, Snowmass, Colorado, August 8, 2015

Protecting Your Legal Rights, lecture, Leiomyosarcoma Direct Research Foundation, October, 2014

CTLA webinar, Power Morcellation Liability Issues, March, 2015

Publications & Media

Malpractice reforms could ease physician burdens, Medical Economics, June 25,2017

Considering a Medical Malpractice Case Involving Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy Cases 101, The Trial Lawyer, Winter 2016 edition

Honors & Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Rating

Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year 2016 & 2018, Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Denver

Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2019

5280 Magazine Top Lawyer, 2015-2018

Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, United States - Plaintiff, Mass Tort/Product Liability, 2013

Local Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, Colorado - Plaintiffs, 2013

Barrister’s Best People’s Choice Award, Law Week Colorado, Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer, 2010-2013

Top 100 Attorney, The National Trial Lawyers

Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

fellow, Colorado Bar Association Foundation

Colorado Super Lawyer, 2006-2019 (Personal Injury Plaintiffs: Medical Malpractice, Top 100, 2011 - 2016) and Top 100 Super Lawyers 2014

People’s Choice, Colorado’s Best Medical Malpractice Attorney, 2009

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

of the Litigation Counsel of America. The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society established to reflect the new face of the American bar. Membership is limited, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers and is determined by invitation only. Membership includes placement of a maximum of 3,500 Fellows, who are selected and invited into Fellowship after being evaluated on effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and trial work, along with ethical reputation. Member: American Bar Association; Colorado Bar Association; Denver Bar Association.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices, Defective Products and Diseases

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303.792.5595  Phone
www.burgsimpson.com
University Attended:
Colorado State University, B.A., 1978
Law School Attended:
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983
Admission:
1983, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit; 1983, Colorado; 2006, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:

Professional Affiliations

fellow, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

The National Trial Lawyers

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)

American Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

American Association for Justice (AAJ)

fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

ISLN:
907626822

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (7 reviews)
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