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Burg Simpson Shareholder Peter W. Burg Appointed To Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Wright Hip System Cases

By Burg Simpson

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March 20, 2014  

Judicial Council Coordinated Proceeding No. 4710

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. is pleased to announce that, effective March 19, 2014, shareholder Peter W. Burg has been appointed by the Hon. Jane L. Johnson for the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles, Central Civil West, to serve as a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) in the Wright Hip System Cases, Judicial Council Coordinated Proceeding No. 4710.

Speaking of his appointment Mr. Burg said, “I am honored to have been added to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee by Judge Johnson help lead this litigation. I will continue to devote myself to making sure that people who have been seriously injured as a result of being implanted with a metal on metal hip replacement device receive fair compensation for their injuries.”

Burg Simpson has extensive experience in litigating defective artificial joint cases and is at the forefront of litigation involving the recalled DePuy Orthopaedic, Inc. ASR ® Hip Resurfacing System and ASR ® XL Acetabular System implants. In January 2011, Burg Simpson shareholder Seth A. Katz was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for the In re DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2197).

With offices in Denver, Steamboat Springs, Cincinnati, Cody, and Phoenix, Burg Simpson is a firm of award winning trial lawyers practicing in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, mass tort, class actions, insurance bad faith, employment law, construction defect litigation, and commercial litigation.

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