Articles from Burg Simpson

Who is responsible in a rear-end collision?

By Burg Simpson

Rear End Accident

Who is responsible in a rear-end collision? The scene of an accident can be chaotic. The collision itself is shocking, if not downright terrifying. Drivers immediately worry about the health of themselves and their passengers, on top the extent of the damage to their vehicle. Emotions can run high, and it is not uncommon for… Read more »

How Does a Florida Construction Defect Lawsuit Start?

By Burg Simpson

Pursuant to Florida Statute Chapter 558, before any Florida construction defect lawsuit can be started a written Notice of Claim must be sent to any “construction professional” a homeowner, Condominium or Homeowner Association, or building owner believes is responsible for the defects. The Notice of Claim “must describe in reasonable detail the nature of each… Read more »

Tractor Rollover Safety Concerns Trigger John Deere Recall

By Burg Simpson

Tractor Rollover Safety Concerns Trigger John Deere Recall.    On October 31, 2019, John Deere initiated a recall of several models of its 4R Series of compact utility tractors due to rollover injury risks. According to the recall alert, support bolts securing the front cab of these tractors were torqued improperly during manufacturing. This can lead… Read more »

Injured? Med Pay Benefits May Be Available

By Burg Simpson

Injured? Med Pay Benefits May Be Available Medical payment insurance, or “med pay” for short, is a type of insurance that provides for the payment of an injured person’s medical bills- up to a certain amount- if there has been an accident, regardless of who was at fault. Although one can purchase med-pay insurance as… Read more »

Death, Injuries Prompt Urgent Recall of CentriMag Pump and Circulatory Support Surgical Device

By Burg Simpson

On October 30, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Abbott initiated a recall of its CentriMag circulatory support system. According to the recall notice, the system consists of several components (a pump, motor, and console/screen) intended to work together to pump blood through a patient during open heart procedures. The system… Read more »

THE FLU VACCINE AND GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

By Burg Simpson

flu vaccine guillain-barre syndrome

What is Guillain-Barre Syndrome? According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare neurological disorder in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks part of its peripheral nervous system—the network of nerves located outside of the brain and spinal cord. GBS can range from a very mild case with… Read more »

FDA Provides Update on the Risk of Type III Endoleaks with Use of Endologix AFX Endovascular AAA Graft Systems

By Burg Simpson

Endoleaks

FDA Provides Update on the Risk of Type III Endoleaks with Use of Endologix AFX Endovascular AAA Graft Systems On October, 28, 2019, the FDA announced an update on its evaluation of the risk of Type III endoleaks when Endologix AFX endovascular grafts are used for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).  Type III… Read more »

If I File a Lawsuit, Is My Facebook Information Private?

By Burg Simpson

Facebook

If I File a Lawsuit, Is My Facebook Information Private? Over the last several years, it has become routine for individuals to share nearly every detail of their lives on social media sites such as Facebook. A quick glance at your newsfeed will likely reveal pictures of your friends’ meals, pets, and family vacations. Indeed,… Read more »

How Long Do You Have to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Ohio?

By Burg Simpson

personal injury lawsuit file

In Ohio, you must file a personal injury lawsuit within two years of the date of injury. For example, if you are in a car accident on July 1, 2019, you would have until July 1, 2021 to file a lawsuit related to the injuries you suffered in that accident. With few exceptions, if you… Read more »

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