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Why You Need an Attorney After a “Minor” Motor Vehicle Accident in Ohio

By Burg Simpson

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All too often, drivers find themselves involved in a collision. Unfortunately, many of these drivers in “minor” collisions think that they can quickly handle an insurance claim themselves. Often, this is a grave mistake that jeopardizes their ability to secure the just compensation they are entitled to under the law. Enlisting the services of an… Read more »

Who Pays for Medical Bills Following a Car Accident?

By Burg Simpson

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The days, weeks, and months after an auto collision can be overwhelming. If you have suffered serious injuries and are receiving medical treatment, it does not take long for medical bills to start accumulating. This may beg the question of who is responsible for paying these bills. The at-fault driver is ultimately responsible for the… Read more »

Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries

By Burg Simpson

Brachial plexus birth injuries

Including Erb’s Palsy, Klumpke’s Palsy, and Global Palsy While childbirth is safer than ever, birth injuries can still occur. This article discusses one such injury: brachial plexus injury. According to studies, brachial plexus injuries occur in 2-5 out of 1,000 births. What is the brachial plexus? As you know, the brain controls the rest of… Read more »

Pre-Existing Injuries: What They Are and How They Can Affect Your Case

By Burg Simpson

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What is a pre-existing injury? If you have been injured in an accident, the existence of a pre-existing injury can have a serious effect on your legal claims. As the name would suggest, a pre-existing injury is one that existed before the accident or injury in question. For example: In April 2019, James fell off… Read more »

Burg Simpson Secures a $58 Million Verdict in “The Body Broker Case”

By Heidi Culbertson

Burg Simpson Secures a $58 Million Verdict in “The Body Broker Case” Ten of 21 plaintiffs who sued a now-shuttered Phoenix body donation company will be awarded $58. The trial firm of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, PC secured $58 million in compensatory & punitive damages—one of the largest civil case results in Arizona history—for families… Read more »

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 of the extent of the damage to their vehicle. Emotions can run high, and it is not uncommon… 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 »

Ethicon Recalls Surgical Staplers After Several Reports of Injuries, Death

By Heidi Culbertson

Ethicon Recalls Surgical Staplers After Several Reports of Injuries, Death On October 29, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Ethicon initiated a recall of several lots of its ECHELON FLEX ENDOPATH® Staplers. The recall was prompted by the manufacturer discovering that some of the surgical staplers distributed may have an out-of-specification… Read more »

Is Kentucky a “No-Fault” State & What is PIP?

By Heidi Culbertson

Is Kentucky “No-Fault” State & What is PIP? If you drive in Kentucky, you have probably heard that Kentucky is a “no-fault” state or that you may be entitled to PIP benefits if you are in an accident. But what does that mean? Kentucky’s Motor Vehicle Reparations Act provides that those involved in a car… Read more »

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