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Burg Simpson Files Complaint Against Depuy Synthes For Failed Radial Head Replacement

By Heidi Culbertson

Xray

Burg Simpson Files Complaint Against Depuy Synthes For Failed Radial Head Replacement Burg Simpson is representing two plaintiffs who received a Synthes radial head medical device but had to undergo removal and/or replacement of the device just one year after implantation.  Plaintiffs, both women from Ohio, suffered fractures to the head of their radial bone… Read more »

Dr. Larry Nasser is not the only one; Sexual Assault and the Medical Profession

By Heidi Culbertson

As the recent sexual assault scandals involving coaches, clergy, and youth leaders have shown, some people use positions of trust and power to take advantage of others. Indeed, psychologists have long known that predators seek out positions of power and trust for several reasons, including easy access to victims.  One profession in our society revered… Read more »

BURG SIMPSON INVESTIGATES CLASS ACTION CLAIMS FOR CONSUMERS THAT PAID FOR CONTAMINATED VALSARTAN, LOSARTAN, AND IRBESARTAN

By Heidi Culbertson

BURG SIMPSON INVESTIGATES CLASS ACTION CLAIMS FOR CONSUMERS THAT PAID FOR CONTAMINATED VALSARTAN, LOSARTAN, AND IRBESARTAN If you live in Ohio,  and have received notice that your blood-pressure medication Valsartan, Losartan, or Irbesartan was recalled due to contamination with the carcinogens NDMA or NDEA, call Burg Simpson today! Burg Simpson is investigating potential class action claims that… Read more »

HELP THAT WON’T COST YOU A DIME FOR VACCINE INJURIES

By Heidi Culbertson

Vaccine

HELP THAT WON’T COST YOU A DIME FOR VACCINE INJURIES Undoubtedly, vaccines have been hugely beneficial to our society. They prevent most people from getting serious, and potentially deadly, illnesses such as measles, mumps, hepatitis A, and diphtheria, just to name a few. Most people who get vaccinated do not suffer serious side effects from… Read more »

Treatments for Peripheral Arterial Disease Linked with Increased Risk of Death

By Heidi Culbertson

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Treatments for Peripheral Arterial Disease Linked with Increased Risk of Death The FDA recently released a letter warning physicians about a new study linking two treatments for peripheral arterial disease– paclitaxel-coated balloons and paclitaxel-coated stents– with an increased risk of death when compared to non-coated balloons or stents. In the study, researchers found a significantly… Read more »

Getting an Autopsy: The Coroner’s Requirements and Private Autopsies

By Heidi Culbertson

Getting an Autopsy: The Coroner’s Requirements and Private Autopsies Your loved one has passed and you are full of questions. Perhaps you seek peace of mind, or perhaps you suspect that something went wrong. Regardless, you are considering having an autopsy performed. Unfortunately, the autopsy process is mysterious to most. We hope to be able… Read more »

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Issues Warning to Company for Marketing Dangerous Unapproved Stem Cell Products

By Heidi Culbertson

Stem Cell

On November 29, 2018 the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) sent Genetech, Inc. a warning letter regarding the company’s processing and distribution of umbilical cord blood derived stem cell products. These products are sold by Liveyon LLC and include ReGen®5, ReGen®10, and ReGen®30, which are marketed to treat a variety of orthopedic conditions. During… Read more »

Reusable Medical Device Can Save Lives… And Spread infection

By Heidi Culbertson

Reusable medical device can save lives… and spread infection. The FDA issued interim results of an ongoing, mandated post-market surveillance studies in order to “inform patients, hospitals and health care facilities of higher-than-expected contamination rates with duodenoscopes after processing.”  But what does that mean? Duodenoscopes Duodenoscopes are a very complex type endoscopic device, that is,… Read more »

Losing Your Job During the Holidays

By Heidi Culbertson

The holiday season is not a joyous time of year for everyone. Oftentimes, companies decide to make changes to their business practices at the end of the year, and unfortunately those changes can mean laying-off employees. Company lay-offs are tough enough, but they can also become very complicated when issues regarding non-compete agreements and severance… Read more »

Admissibility Criteria For Expert Testimony

By Heidi Culbertson

Janet G. Abaray, the Managing Shareholder of Burg Simpson’s Ohio office has co-authored an article with her colleague, David C. Harman, an Associate at the firm, about admissibility criteria for expert testimony. As plaintiff lawyers, Abaray and Harman know that they bear the burden of proof and persuasion in every case they handle. In their… Read more »

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