Articles from Burg Simpson

Will Workers’ Compensation Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?

By Burg Simpson

Will Workers’ Compensation Cover Pre-Existing Conditions? – by John Connell, Of Counsel – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine If you have been injured on the job or in the line of duty, you can file a workers’ compensation claim to receive benefits to cover your medical bills and lost wages. But what happens if… Read more »

Personal Brands – Fuel for Achieving Your Goals

By Burg Simpson

Professional personal brands in real estate set realtors & housing community members apart.

What is your favorite brand of clothing? Sports equipment? Eyeglasses? Coffee? Why do you love that brand? Why are you loyal to it, even if it is difficult to find, more expensive or not the highest quality? These same questions apply to people. Who are you loyal to? Who do you prefer to do business… Read more »

Governor Jared Polis to Sign Vulnerable Road User Bill.

By Burg Simpson

Governor Jared Polis to sign vulnerable road user bill. We are happy to report that Governor Jared Polis will sign Senate Bill 19-175 into law on Wednesday, May 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Denver Bicycle Cafe. This bill is intended to make Colorado’s roadways safer for vulnerable road users like bicyclists, pedestrians, peace officers,… Read more »

Fire Concerns Prompt Recall of Edwards Lifesciences’ Hospital Bedside Monitoring Systems

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Medical Chart

By John Roberts, Burg Simpson Associate Fire Concerns Prompt Recall of Edwards Lifesciences’ Hospital Bedside Monitoring Systems  On March 21, 2019, Edwards Lifesciences LLC initiated a recall of its EV1000 clinical platforms. “Clinical platforms” are best characterized as the bedside computer system used to monitor a patient’s pulse and blood pressure both during and after… Read more »

Ethicon Recalls Surgical Staplers.

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Ethicon Recalls Surgical Staplers On April 11, 2019, Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, issued a recall of it intraluminal surgical staplers.  The surgical staplers are used in gastrointestinal tract surgeries to fire staples to create connections between structures (anastomoses).  The Ethicon surgical staplers may have been used in patients who have undergone gastrointestinal… Read more »

Florida 2019 Legislation Involving Associations

By Burg Simpson

Florida State Capitol Building

According to the Tampa Bay Times, only about 10% of the 1,861 bills filed during the 2019 legislative session passed. This was slightly fewer than last year and the lowest number of bills passed in Florida in twenty years. For homeowners’ and community associations, the session was a busy one, with at least eight separate… Read more »

Burg Simpson Files Lawsuit Against Endologix For Failed AFX AAA Device

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Surgery

By Kenneth M. Daly, Burg Simpson Associate Burg Simpson Files Complaint Against Endologix For Failed AFX AAA Device On April 29, 2019, Burg Simpson filed a products liability lawsuit against Endologix, Inc. (Endologix) regarding its AFX Endovascular AAA System used to repair abdominal aortic aneurysms. Plaintiff alleges, that as the result of a failed AFX… Read more »

Catheters Used on Infants with Congenital Heart Disease Recalled

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By Jessica Powell, Burg Simpson Associate Catheters Used on Infants with Congenital Heart Disease Recalled The FDA has issued a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall, of two heart catheters that are used to treat infants with congenital heart disease. The Miller Balloon and Fogarty Dilation Atrioseptostomy Catheters are used in some… Read more »

Infant Sleepers Recalled after Reports of Multiple Deaths

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By Jessica Powell, Burg Simpson Associate Infant Sleepers Recalled after Reports of Multiple Deaths The deaths of multiple infants have caused two manufacturers to recall their popular infant sleepers. On April 12, 2019, Fischer-Price recalled its Rock n’ Play sleepers due to over 30 infant fatalities.  On April 26, 2019, Kids II (a.k.a. Kids2) similarly… Read more »

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