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New Book Published on Vaccine Injury Recovery

New Book Published on Vaccine Injury Recovery

December 22, 2021 | 3 min read

Burg Simpson Shareholder Co-Authors Book on Vaccine Injury Recovery

Although vaccines, and vaccine injuries, have been around for decades, the sheer size of the current Covid-19 pandemic and the development of new vaccines has brought these issues into the spotlight. Seeing a need to educate attorneys who may be confronted with questions regarding vaccine injuries, attorney Janet Abaray and Professor James O’Reilly co-authored a recently published book entitled “Vaccine Risks, Benefits, and Compensation.” Their collaboration resulted in practical guidance on understanding vaccines generally (including Covid-19 vaccines), the law and administrative programs that have developed around vaccines, and what compensation is potentially available, if any, to those injured by vaccines.

Janet Abaray, recently retired Managing Shareholder of Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati office, has litigated pharmaceutical product liability cases for decades and frequently speaks on product liability and safety issues. Professor O’Reilly teaches at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has authored 55 textbooks and more than 230 articles on safety, health, and medical litigation. Ms. Abaray and Mr. O’Reilly’s efforts were assisted by Burg Simpson Associate Jessica Powell, who, prior to becoming a lawyer, spent over a decade deciding medical claims of disability.  Ms. Powell works out of the Cincinnati office of Burg Simpson and handles product liability, medical malpractice, and National Vaccine Compensation Program claims.

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“Vaccine Risks, Benefits, and Compensation” is available at https://www.fastcase.com/store/fcp/vaccine-risks/.

About Burg Simpson Attorney Jessica Powell

A dedicated advocate for her clients, Jessica Powell works tirelessly to not only achieve the best possible legal outcome on cases, but also to make sure that her clients understand the process every step of the way. Driven by a passion to help others, Jessica focuses her practice on medical malpractice, wrongful death, employment law, business law, personal injury, and mass tort litigation, including lawsuits involving defective pharmaceutical drugs and devices. Additionally, Jessica Powell handles vaccine injury cases in the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Since 2021, Best Lawyers of America recognized Jessica as a “One to Watch”, a prestigious award that is given to up-and-coming young attorneys.

About Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine

One of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, has a longstanding and nationwide reputation for fighting relentlessly and successfully for victims of negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and abuse. Our attorneys have never hesitated to fight for our client’s rights and consistently face and defeat formidable adversaries that include big insurance companies, big banks, and big pharma.  Burg Simpson has secured more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments in practice areas spanning catastrophic personal injury, mass tort and class actions regarding gas explosions, dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and devices, medical malpractice, complex commercial and business litigation, construction defects, and workers’ compensation. The firm’s success has also included more than 200 recoveries in excess of $1 million.

Burg Simpson was founded in 1976 and now has more than 75 lawyers and over 90 legal professionals. The firm is based in Colorado and has offices in Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, California, and Wyoming.

Contact Burg Simpson Ohio for Help Now at (513) 852-5600