Ohio Products Liability

Ohio Products Liability

Have you been injured by a medical product?
Have you been harmed when a tool you were using failed?
Have you been injured or become sick from contaminated food?

Burg Simpson can help! Don’t wait to call the products liability attorneys at Burg Simpson to discuss your legal rights.

When you purchase a product, be it a vehicle, pharmaceutical drug, or even food to eat, you expect that what you purchased is safe to use and that if there are risks, the manufacturer has warned you about them. If, however, the product is not safe or the warnings are inadequate, you can suffer serious life-altering injuries. When this happens, you need a products liability attorney who has the resources and experience necessary to prove your case and not back down against the biggest companies in the world. You can find such attorneys in Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati, Ohio office. They are ready to fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

Our skilled team of attorneys, legal experts, and co-counsel partners are here to review the facts, develop your case, and if necessary, take it to trial. Contact a product liability lawyer immediately by filling out our FREE Case Evaluation form here, or call us at 513-852-5600.

WHAT IS A PRODUCTS LIABILITY CLAIM?
While each state’s laws are different, generally speaking, a manufacturer, seller, distributor or retailer can be held responsible for putting a defective or dangerous product out into the marketplace. While there are innumerable ways in which a product can fail, the legal claims arising from such a failure typically fall into one of three categories: design defects, manufacturing defects, or inadequate warnings.

What Types of Products Liability Cases Does Burg Simpson Handle?

If you have been hurt by a defective product, call the experienced attorneys in Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati, Ohio office. No matter what type of product harmed you, Burg Simpson’s product liability lawyers have resources necessary to analyze the product, find out what went wrong, and hold the manufacturer responsible. Some examples of cases we have handled in the past include:

  • Medical Products
    • Implanted Medical Devices
    • Pharmaceutical Products
    • Over-the-Counter Products
    • Herbal Supplements
  • Unsafe and Defective Vehicles
    • Cars and Trucks
    • Farm Equipment
    • Buses
  • Defective Consumer Goods
  • Contaminated Food

We are ready to analyze your case and help you today. Call a Burg Simpson defective product attorney now at 513-852-5600.

A design defect occurs when the risks associated with the product’s design outweigh the benefits of that design. If there is a design defect associated with a product, then every product incorporating that design element may be defective.

A manufacturing defect occurs when something goes wrong in the manufacturing process for a particular product. In other words, as a result of a flaw in the manufacturing process, the particular product placed on the market was out of line with the manufacturer’s specifications. Depending on where and how the flaw arose in the manufacturing process, a manufacturing defect can affect a single isolated product or can affect thousands of products.

Manufacturers must provide adequate warnings and instructions to allow their products to be used safely. This means that a manufacturer must inform consumers of the risks associated with the use of the product, how to safely use the product, and who should not use the product. A product liability claim can arise when a manufacturer fails to adequately warn or instruct consumers of the product’s risks resulting in harm.

What Do I Do if I’m the Victim of a Defective Product?

If a dangerous product has left you or a loved one seriously injured, you need to speak with one of Burg Simpson’s experienced products liability attorneys as soon as possible. There are time limits for filing cases and those time limits vary by state. If you don’t file your case in time, you will be barred from receiving the compensation you deserve. Don’t wait! Call Burg Simpson today.

In addition to calling Burg Simpson, it is critical that you preserve as much evidence as possible to support your legal claim. This means you should NOT throw out the product that harmed you. Rather, you should keep the dangerous product somewhere safe so that it can be inspected later. You should also hold onto any packaging, instructions, receipts, or other materials in your possession that relate to the dangerous device.

The Products Liability Attorneys at Burg Simpson Are Here to Help

Burg Simpson has a national reputation for standing up for individuals in courtrooms across the country. With multiple offices in four states and more than 60 attorneys, Burg Simpson has the experience and resources to fight for you.

The products liability attorneys in Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati, Ohio office are part of Burg Simpson’s dynamic team serving the people of Ohio, Kentucky, and the nation. They have taken on many of the biggest manufacturers in the world, held leadership positions in mass tort litigations, and helped thousands of clients obtain justice and compensation for their injuries. They are ready and willing to fight for you.

If you’ve been hurt by a defective product, it’s extremely important that you speak with a product liability attorney as soon as possible. Contact Burg Simpson’s Ohio office right now by filling out a Free Case Evaluation Form, or call us directly at 513-852-5600. We’re here to help.

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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 »

Doctors Are Seeing Increase in E-Cigarette Injuries

 October 6, 2016

Doctors Are Seeing Increase in E-Cigarette Injuries

On October 6, 2016 The New England Journal of Medicine published a letter written by several concerned doctors regarding the number of injuries they are treating resulting from exploding e-cigarettes. The doctors describe that in just 9 months their hospital alone has treated 15 patients with injuries from e-cigarette explosions due to a failure in… 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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