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

If I File a Lawsuit, Is My Facebook Information Private?

By Burg Simpson

Facebook

If I File a Lawsuit, Is My Facebook Information Private? Over the last several years, it has become routine for individuals to share nearly every detail of their lives on social media sites such as Facebook. A quick glance at your newsfeed will likely reveal pictures of your friends’ meals, pets, and family vacations. Indeed,… Read more »

How Long Do You Have to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Ohio?

By Burg Simpson

Colorado personal injury lawsuit file

In Ohio, you must file a personal injury lawsuit within two years of the date of injury. For example, if you are in a car accident on July 1, 2019, you would have until July 1, 2021 to file a lawsuit related to the injuries you suffered in that accident. With few exceptions, if you… Read more »

How Long Do You have to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Kentucky?

By Burg Simpson

Personal Injury Law

How Long Do You have to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Kentucky? Every state sets deadlines for filing personal injury claims. This deadline is known in the legal field as the “statute of limitations.” In Kentucky, the deadline by which you must file your personal injury lawsuit depends on the manner in which you… Read more »

How to Get a Copy of Your Accident Report in Ohio and Kentucky

By Burg Simpson

Accident Report

How to Get a Copy of Your Accident Report in Ohio and Kentucky Following a car wreck, police officers typically put together an accident report that describes, among other things, where the collision occurred, what happened, and whether anyone was given a ticket. If there were witnesses to the auto accident, their names may be… Read more »

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