Ohio

About Burg Simpson Ohio

Local Office, National Reputation

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 the 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 Burg body broker interview

 March 19, 2019

Inside Edition Interviews Michael Burg on Body Broker Case

Esteemed founding shareholder Michael Burg explained the details of a body broker case in Arizona brought by several families against Biological Resource Center, Inc. and its owner, Steve Gore. In this terrible case, the families donating their deceased loved ones’ bodies to scientific research did not realize the company intended to dismember the corpse and… Read more »

Bolye, Nelson

 March 18, 2019

Colorado Supreme Court Refuses to Take Up Wal-Mart’s Challenge to the Collateral Source Rule

Colorado Supreme Court Refuses to Take Up Wal-Mart’s Challenge to the Collateral Source Rule In the 2018 case of Forfar v. Wal-Mart, 2018 COA 125, Burg Simpson Attorney Nelson Boyle won an important appeal on behalf of Burg Simpson’s client Robert Forfar. Mr. Fofar was represented at trial by several attorneys at the Paul Wilkinson… Read more »

Michael Burg on KHOW

 March 15, 2019

Michael Burg on KHOW Talk Radio: Your Money, Your Retirement, on Saturday, March 16th at 2 pm.

Michael S. Burg, the founding shareholder at the law firm of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, will be appearing on the weekly talk radio show, Your Money, Your Retirement on Saturday, March 16th at 2 pm. Mr. Burg will be a guest of co-host Tim Smile on KHOW radio. Michael Burg will be discussing… Read more »

 March 11, 2019

Burg Simpson Presents Awards to the 2019 Scholarship Competition Winners!

     Each year, Burg Simpson awards college scholarships to the graduating high school seniors who win our essay competition regarding the importance of the U.S. civil jury system, and how it is being threatened. The annual Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition is an outstanding opportunity for high school seniors to obtain additional funds for college,… Read more »

Lung X-ray

 February 26, 2019

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS MEDICATION INCREASES RISK OF BLOOD CLOTS IN LUNGS AND INCREASES RISK OF DEATH

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS MEDICATION INCREASES RISK OF BLOOD CLOTS IN LUNGS AND INCREASES RISK OF DEATH By David C. Harman, Burg Simpson Shareholder The FDA has alerted the public about the increased risk of blood clots in the lungs and an increased risk of death among rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients taking Xeljanz (tofacitinib). A safety committee… Read more »

Vaccine

 January 30, 2019

HELP THAT WON’T COST YOU A DIME FOR VACCINE INJURIES

HELP THAT WON’T COST YOU A DIME FOR VACCINE INJURIES By David C. Harman, Burg Simpson Shareholder Undoubtedly, vaccines have been hugely beneficial to our society. They prevent most people from getting serious, and potentially deadly, illnesses such as measles, mumps, hepatitis A, and diphtheria, just to name a few. Most people who get vaccinated… Read more »

Spinal Cord Injuries - Personal Injury Lawyer Phoenix AZ - Arizona Burg Simpson

 November 30, 2018

MEDICAL DEVICE RECALLED DUE TO CONTAMINATION RISK

  Medical Device Recalled Due to Contamination Risk. Zimmer Biomet, Inc. (NYSE: ZBH) has recalled several spinal fusion and implantable bone growth stimulators due to a lack of adequate assurance that these devices were clean and free of bacteria and chemical residue. The specific medical devices subject to this recall include: Osteogen Implantable Bone Growth… Read more »

 October 12, 2018

Sprayology Recalls Oral Sprays Due to Microbial Contamination

On October 9, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration announced that Sprayology is recalling 22 different homeopathic oral sprays due to potential microbial contamination. Sprayology markets these products as relieving an assortment of ailments, from jet lag to acne to sleeping problems. A list of the affected sprays can be found here: FDA Recall Notice Sprayology… 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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