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IF YOUR CHILD HAS SUSTAINED A BIRTH INJURY

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By Janet G. Abaray, Burg Simpson Shareholder IF YOUR CHILD HAS SUSTAINED A BIRTH INJURY If your child has sustained a birth injury, you probably have a lot of questions regarding the injury and how it was caused. In this article, we hope to provide information that will answer some of your questions. What does… Read more »

Hunters Beware… Tree-Hanging Hunting Stand Can Lead to Fall

By Burg Simpson

Hunting

By Jessica Powell, Burg Simpson Associate On April 11, 2019, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced that DICK’S Sporting Goods is recalling a tree-hanging stand marketed for hunters. According to the CPSC’s recall notice, the Field & Stream Timberline Hang On Tree Stand poses a fall hazard, as the weld on the seat… Read more »

Mounting Concerns Lead to Air King America’s Range Hoods Recall

By Heidi Culbertson

Range Hood

By David C. Harman, Burg Simpson Shareholder Mounting Concerns Lead to Air King America’s Range Hoods Recall On March 21, 2019, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced the recall of Valencia wall-mounted range hoods (VAL and ESVAL series hoods) manufactured by Air King America, LLC. The Air King Valencia range hoods pose an… Read more »

OHIO OFFICE INVESTIGATES CLAIMS AGAINST AMBETTER INSURANCE PLANS

By Burg Simpson

The attorneys at Burg Simpson are investigating potential claims regarding the Ambetter insurance plans (Ambetter Balanced Care and Ambetter Secure Care) offered by Buckeye Health Plan, a subsidiary of the insurance provider Centene. The Ambetter health plans are insurance plans offered in the Affordable Care Act’s health exchanges in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts,… Read more »

Cook Medical Recalls Dangerous Transseptal Needle

By Burg Simpson

By David C. Harman, Burg Simpson Shareholder Cook Medical Recalls Dangerous Transseptal Needle On March 13, 2019, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Cook Medical Inc. sent an urgent recall notification letter to affected customers regarding its Transseptal Needle. Cook Medical’s Transseptal Needle is a surgical device used to gain access to… Read more »

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

By Burg Simpson

Lung X-ray

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

By Burg Simpson

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 »

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

By Burg Simpson

Xray

Burg Simpson Files Complaint Against Depuy Synthes For Failed Radial Head Replacement By David C. Harman, Burg Simpson Shareholder 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… Read more »

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

By Burg Simpson

By David C. Harman, Burg Simpson Shareholder 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… 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 »

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