Ohio

About Burg Simpson Ohio

Local Office, National Repuation

Led by Janet Abaray, Burg Simpson’s Ohio team has decades of experience fighting injustices throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and across the nation. Located on the Ohio River, Burg Simpson’s Ohio office is in Cincinnati, Ohio and is just minutes from Kentucky and Indiana. Our attorneys, paralegals, and staff are dedicated to helping the people and businesses in the Tri-State area and nationwide with all their legal needs, from personal injury claims to business disputes. If you are in need of legal help, call them today at 513-852-5600, or toll free at 800-713-9340.

Experience That Counts

Many attorneys say they fight for the underdog. Fighting alone is not good enough. What matters are results. The attorneys in Burg Simpson’s Ohio office get results.

Whether they are representing one person in a personal injury case or thousands in class actions and mass torts, Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati attorneys know how to get the job done. For example, in the Tri-State area, Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati attorneys have successfully represented individual plaintiffs in numerous cases involving motor vehicle collisions, tractor roll-overs, defective pharmaceutical products and medical devices, contract disputes, wrongful terminations, employment discrimination, and more.  In terms of complex litigation, Janet Abaray secured recovery for 8,000 Midwest farmers in a class action about cancellation of Chubb drought insurance, hundreds of Cincinnati medical doctors in a class action over the sale of the ChoiceCare HMO, and hundreds of Cincinnati Enquirer paper delivery route owners in a consolidated breach of contract claim.   Of particular interest, she successfully represented 40,000 season ticket holders of the Cincinnati Bengals football team concerning their seat licenses in Paul Brown Stadium, providing all affected season ticket holders with money back or the opportunity to relocate their seats.  In addition, Melanie Bailey has acted as court appointed lead counsel in a wage and hour class action in Kentucky on behalf of WalMart employees.  She also represented dozens of local medical patients in a consolidated case filed against a device manufacturer after they were harmed by an experimental laser treatment used during spinal surgery.

Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati attorneys get results on the national stage as well. Of particular note, Janet Abaray has been court appointed as Co-Lead Counsel in the Depakote Products Liability Litigation and the Ortho Evra Products Liability Litigation, as national Liaison Counsel in the Ephedra Products Liability Litigation, as a member of Plaintiffs’ Lead Counsel Committee in the Heparin Products Liability Litigation, and served as Co-Chair of the Science Committee in the Yaz/Yasmin Products Liability cases.

While every case is different and must be evaluated on its own merits, Burg Simpson Ohio has the experience, reputation, and resources to assist you with your legal needs. Meet our Ohio team.

Michael S. Burg Urges State to do More to Outlaw Body Brokers

 July 19, 2018

Michael S. Burg Urges State to do More to Outlaw Body Brokers

Lawmakers finally made a move during this last legislative session to put an end to the “body broker” business in Colorado with the passage of Senate Bill 234. The new law prevents anyone from owning both a funeral home and a “body donation” company while also establishing minimum standards for sanitary maintenance and record keeping…. Read more »

Dave P. Hersh Selected to Supreme Court Task Force

 July 17, 2018

Dave P. Hersh Selected to Supreme Court Task Force

The attorneys at Burg Simpson recognize how important it is to stay involved in the legal community outside of the courtroom. That’s why shareholder David P. Hersh has agreed to serve on the Colorado Supreme Court’s new Lawyer Well-Being Task Force. The task force, chaired by Associate Justice Monica Márquez, is made up of lawyers… Read more »

Colin M. Simpson Earns Martindale-Hubbell Silver Honor

 June 26, 2018

Colin M. Simpson Earns Martindale-Hubbell Silver Honor

For the attorneys at Burg Simpson, few things are as rewarding as making a client happy. That’s why we’re proud to announce that shareholder Colin M. Simpson has earned a Silver Client Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The honor is given to attorneys that maintain a four-star average client review rating – which is the best… Read more »

Michael S. Burg Warns Against the End of Net Neutrality

 June 14, 2018

Michael S. Burg Warns Against the End of Net Neutrality

Net neutrality ended this week not with a bang, but a whimper. Late last year, the Federal Communications Commission voted to overturn Obama-era rules put in place to maintain a free and open Internet. Because of that, those rules officially expired June 11. Of all the reversals the Trump Administration has pulled in the last… Read more »

 July 18, 2018

Urgent Recall of Popular Blood Pressure Drug Valsartan

On July 13, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration announced that several pharmaceutical companies are recalling all of their Valsartan-containing drugs due to their contamination with a known cancer-causing agent. Valsartan is a popular drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Unfortunately, Valsartan products from Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare, and Teva Pharmaceuticals… Read more »

Workplace Discrimination - Ohio Employment Law – Ohio Burg Simpson

 June 25, 2018

Discrimination In the Workplace is All too Common

At least four out of every 10 women in the United States have said that they’ve endured some type of discrimination at work, according to a recent Pew Research Center study. The types of discrimination reported cover the spectrum: from a gender-based pay gap to getting passed over for a promotion or a job due… Read more »

Aneurysm Repair - Mass Tort Lawyers - Ohio Burg Simpson

 June 19, 2018

FDA Issues Warning for Patients That Had Aneurysm Repair With Endologix AFX Device

On June 19, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Letter to Health Care Providers regarding the risk of Type III endoleaks with the use of a certain endovascular graft systems. Endovascular graft systems are used to repair abdominal aortic or aorto-iliac aneurysms. An aneurysm is an abnormal bulge in weak artery’s… Read more »

Medicare & Medicaid Fraud- Business Law Attorney – Ohio Burg Simpson

 May 21, 2018

Ohio Works to Stop Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

Ohio made headlines last year when a federal grand jury issued indictments against a pair of health care companies and their owners for health care fraud. The indictments suggest that the companies fraudulently billed government health programs for unneeded medical services and/or medication that was never requested. These indictments represented just a small part of… Read more »

Protecting Your Legal Rights

 November 30, 2016

Protecting Your Legal Rights

At Burg Simpson Ohio, we’re dedicated to protecting the rights of those who have been injured by the negligence or bad conduct of others. If you’ve been injured or lost a loved one due to a defective product, dangerous medication or auto accident, you need to make sure your legal rights are protected. Call our… Read more »

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Generic Drugs vs. Brand Name Drugs

 March 12, 2014

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Generic Drugs vs. Brand Name Drugs

If you suffer a side effect from your medication, if you’re taking a generic drug, you can’t file a lawsuit for personal injury. Only the name brand drug company has to monitor safety and update warnings. The generic drug companies only have to be the same as the name brand drug company, and therefore they… Read more »

Janet Abaray on the Value of a Degree in English

 December 13, 2013

Janet Abaray on the Value of a Degree in English

Janet Abaray, Burg Simpson Ohio Managing Shareholder, shares how a degree in English Literature has helped her further her success as a trial lawyer. Ms. Abaray is an alumna of the University of Cincinnati where she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts with a Major in English & Comparative Literature.

Depakote / Depakene and Increased Risk of Birth Defects

 April 11, 2013

Depakote / Depakene and Increased Risk of Birth Defects

Anti-seizure medicines have been known to increase the risk of birth defects. Attorney Janet Abaray explains what’s different about Depakote/Depakene. If your child was affected, you may be eligible for compensation. For more information, contact Burg Simpson at 1-800-713-9340.

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