Articles from Burg Simpson

Arizona State Bill 1087 Seeks to Increase Liability Car Insurance Minimums

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By Brian C. Dault, Burg Simpson Associate Arizona State Bill 1087 Seeks to Increase Liability Car Insurance Minimums A piece of legislation recently introduced in Arizona would increase the minimum amount of car insurance coverage required for liability policies. Arizona currently has some of the lowest requirements for minimum insurance coverage in the country, and… Read more »

Insurance Bad Faith

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By Thomas W. Henderson, Burg Simpson Shareholder Case Timeline: Insurance Bad Faith When you purchase an insurance policy, you are managing your risk by buying protection against the unexpected.  The policy is a contract between you/your business and the insurance company.  In return for your payment of the premium, the insurance company agrees to protect… Read more »

March 18, 2019  Blog

Utility Company Negligence Can Prove Deadly

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Utility Company Negligence Can Prove Deadly By Shane C. Fulton, Burg Simpson Associate All across the country, victims are struggling to deal with the aftermath of deadly fires and explosions caused by utility companies. On September 13, 2018, faulty work performed by Columbia Gas of Massachusetts contractors resulted in one fatality and damage to 131… Read more »

March 4, 2019  Blog

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS MEDICATION INCREASES RISK OF BLOOD CLOTS IN LUNGS AND INCREASES RISK OF DEATH

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RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS MEDICATION INCREASES RISK OF BLOOD CLOTS IN LUNGS AND INCREASES RISK OF DEATH By David C. Harman, Burg Simpson Shareholder The FDA has alerted the public about the increased risk of blood clots in the lungs and an increased risk of death among rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients taking Xeljanz (tofacitinib). A safety committee… Read more »

TREATMENT FOR GOUT LINKED WITH AN INCREASED RISK OF DEATH

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TREATMENT FOR GOUT LINKED WITH AN INCREASED RISK OF DEATH By David C. Harman, Burg Simpson Shareholder The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a Safety Announcement to warn of an increased risk of death associated with the use of a gout medication called Uloric (febuxostat). Following an in-depth analysis of clinical trial data, the… Read more »

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