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 Am 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 do not file your case in time, you will be barred from receiving the compensation you deserve. Do not 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 seven offices in six 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 litigation cases, and helped thousands of clients obtain justice and compensation for their injuries. They are ready and willing to fight for you.

If you have been hurt by a defective product, it is 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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Scott Eldredge: Shareholder and Practice Group Leader for the Medical Malpractice Team

Since 1983, Scott Eldredge, a named shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, has created a thriving legal practice focused on complex medical malpractice cases, and specifically matters regarding birth trauma. He regularly appears in State and Federal Courts, and concentrates on cases that include claims for damages resulting from substandard care by medical… Read more »

Kool Smiles Wrongful Child Death | ABC15 Interviews Burg Simpson Shareholder Scott Eldredge

 January 8, 2019

Kool Smiles Wrongful Child Death | ABC15 Interviews Burg Simpson Shareholder Scott Eldredge

  In December of 2017, the Gastelum family lost their two year old son, Zion, after baby root canals and crown surgeries. Kool Smiles dental clinic, where the surgeries took place, was accused of being responsible for the wrongful death due to negligent care post-surgery. Arizona ABC15 interviews Zion’s parents about the year-long investigation, as… Read more »

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 January 4, 2019

Mass Tort Litigation: Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices

What is Mass Tort Litigation? A tort is a wrongful act that results in an injury for which the injured party is entitled to compensation. A mass tort is a civil action involving numerous plaintiffs against one or more defendants. Mass tort lawsuits arise when a number of plaintiffs have sustained injuries caused by the same dangerous prescription drug, defective medical… Read more »

 January 2, 2019

Burg Simpson’s Wrongful Death Lawyers

There are few things in life as tragic as losing a loved one in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control indicate that a wrongful death is the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S. If you have lost a loved one in a… 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… Read more »

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 August 27, 2018

Space Heaters from Vornado Air Recalled in Response to Overheating Concerns

On August 22, 2018, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of the VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heaters manufactured by Vornado Air in response to 19 reports of the heaters catching on fire. The heaters can overheat while in use, causing significant fire and burn hazards. One such instance led to a fire… Read more »

Valsartan – Mass Tort Litigation – Ohio Burg Simpson

 August 13, 2018

Valsartan Recall Expands as FDA Investigation Continues

On August 8, 2018, FDA announced an expanded list of recalled Valsartan drugs due to their contamination with the known cancer-causing agent NDMA. While the original FDA announcement on July 13, 2018, only concerned the Valsartan-containing products from three pharmaceutical manufacturers, the most recent list published by the FDA reveals that the contamination was much… Read more »

Ohio Burg Simpson - Product Recall Lawyer

 July 26, 2018

Orange Whip Golf Swing Trainers Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

On July 26, 2018, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of Orange Whip golf swing trainers manufactured by Jimmy Hack Golf following reports that part of the trainers can detach during use, posing a serious hazard to the user and those nearby. The Orange Whip golf swing trainer works by allowing users to… 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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