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Michael Burg Interviewed About the Body Parts Case

By Heidi Culbertson

May 29, 2020  

Michael Burg Interviewed by the Colorado Lawyer About the “Body Parts Case.”

In November of 2019, trial lawyer Michael Burg, with shareholders David TeSelle, Holly Kammerer, and Paul Friedman, secured a $58.5 million verdict in punitive and compensatory damages for families who had donated bodies of their deceased loved ones to the Biological Resource Center. Mr. Burg and his team represented the victims of a scheme to illegally sell parts of donated bodies that were intended for scientific and medical education and research. The verdict is one of the largest civil case results in Arizona history and the subject of the recent article in the Colorado Lawyer.

Read “A Triumph for Justice”, Michael Burg’s interview in the Colorado Lawyer about what the media has called “The Body Parts Case”, by clicking the link below:

June 2020 Q&A

About Michael Burg

Michael Burg J.D. is one of America’s leading trial lawyers, a best-selling author, legal expert and founding shareholder of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine. A legal champion for victims of corporate and individual malfeasance, negligence, overreach and abuse, Burg began his career fighting for the underdog and has gone on to successfully litigate some of the country’s most high-profile cases of the past four decades.

In addition to being a distinguished American trial lawyer Michael Burg is an inductee in the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame and a recipient of the Clarence Darrow Award. He has also been named to the 2016 RoundTable: America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers by The Trial Lawyer magazine; Barrister’s Best as “Best Civil Litigator”; and one of “America’s 50 Leading Trial Lawyers” by The U.S. Legal 500. Under Michael Burg’s leadership, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine now more than 70 lawyers, and has offices in 7 cities across the U.S: Denver, Phoenix, Cody, Cincinnati, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, and Sarasota.

About Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine

One of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine has a reputation for fighting relentlessly and successfully for our clients. Founded in 1976, Burg Simpson has secured more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments in practice areas spanning dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and devices, medical malpractice, personal injury, commercial litigation and whistleblowers, construction defects, workers’ compensation, bad faith insurance litigation, and product liability, including more than 100 recoveries in excess of $1 million.

 

 

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