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Burg Simpson Trial Lawyers Co-Author Article For The Kentucky Justice Association

Burg Simpson Trial Lawyers Co-Author Article For The Kentucky Justice Association

By Burg Simpson
March 22, 2022
3 min read
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Burg Simpson Trial Lawyers Co-Author Article For The Kentucky Justice Association

Burg Simpson Ohio trial lawyers Melanie Bailey and Jessica Powell co-authored an article for the Kentucky Justice Association.  The article serves as an introduction to multidistrict litigation (MDL).  MDL cases account for the majority of the federal district courts’ caseload.  Yet, many attorneys know very little about MDL. The article examines what types of cases are appropriate for MDL as well as the pros and cons of MDL.

Read the article here.

About Burg Simpson Shareholder Melanie Bailey

Burg Simpson shareholder Melanie Bailey practices in the areas of complex civil litigation, pharmaceutical and general products liability, multi-district litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, and class action litigation. During her tenure at Burg Simpson, Ms. Bailey has also devoted time to working on pharmaceutical cases, such as Ortho Evra, contaminated Heparin, Yasmin/Yaz,  Depakote, and Elmiron. She has also litigated several product liability cases for defective medical devices, such as hip replacements and knee replacements. Melanie is currently handling a class action lawsuit against Ambetter Insurance and is investigating consumer based claims regarding multiple complaints about the insufficiency of their insurance plans. Ms. Bailey is a highly-skilled attorney and a strong advocate who fights for her clients to maximize financial recoveries and secure the best possible outcome to their legal matters.

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 70 lawyers and over 90 legal professionals. The firm is based in Colorado and has offices in Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, and Wyoming.

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