Burg Simpson is a personal injury law firm representing individuals whose consumer, employment, and civil rights have been violated. Our office is located in Cincinnati, Ohio and primarily serves the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky areas. We have represented clients in a variety of civil rights matters, including cases involving individuals have who were unlawfully arrested and detained by the police, abused while in law enforcement custody, sexually harassed and discriminated against in the workplace, and other situations in which our clients’ civil rights were violated.
Burg Simpson believes that class actions serve an important role in society. Class actions provide a mechanism to hold large companies responsible for wrongful conduct that might otherwise go unchecked if each individual had to litigate alone. Often class actions are the only realistic means of holding large corporate wrongdoers accountable.
Each year, consumer products injure hundreds of thousands of people while at home, at work, or at play. While some of these injuries occur due to user error, a lot of them don’t. Under Ohio law, if you or a loved one has been injured as a result of using an unreasonably dangerous, faulty or inappropriately labeled product, you may be entitled to compensation.
The products you buy at the pharmacy are intended to benefit your health. On occasion, however, the very items intended to make you feel better may, in fact, cause you serious harm. Prescription drugs may have undisclosed risks, or they may be manufactured improperly. Similarly, over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements may be harmful rather than beneficial to your health.
When you drop your child off at daycare, you trust that the daycare facility and its staff will keep your child safe. If this trust is broken and your child suffers harm, there can be significant and lasting physical and emotional pain for your whole family. If an injury is caused or exacerbated by a daycare’s failure to provide appropriate supervision or to take sufficient precautions, the daycare may be liable and your child and family may be entitled to a monetary recovery.
Federal laws and state laws provide rules on employment compensation. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the primary source of federal wage and hour law, guides employment practices in the areas of minimum wage and overtime pay. State laws also provide guidance on minimum wage and overtime pay.While employers are not required under law to provide meal or rest breaks, if the employer chooses to provide such meal or rest breaks, certain conditions must be met in order for this time to be excluded from compensable hours worked.
Vehicle accidents can change your life at a moment’s notice. And they frequently do — several times an hour in the Cincinnati region, according to the Accident Data Center. If you or a loved one is seriously injured in an auto accident, it’s important to know where you stand from both a personal and legal standpoint, and which steps and procedures to pursue. Because of its long and complex nature, the process to deal with motor vehicle accidents can be an overwhelming and confusing one, but Burg Simpson can help.
If you have suffered personal injuries, which you believe are due to the fault of another, or if you have lost a loved one as a result of personal injuries, it is important to seek out an experienced attorney to help you through this difficult time. The attorneys at Burg Simpson are experienced in handling complex personal injury and wrongful death cases.
Trucking accidents are unlike most other motor vehicle accidents. Because of their colossal size and weight, tractor-trailer trucks can cause extensive damage to just about anything they come in contact with, including passenger vehicles. In the chance that a collision like this happens, injuries can easily become fatal.
Qui tam law exists under the False Claims Act, which is a federal law that allows a person with non-public information to file a lawsuit on behalf of the United States in exchange for a reward. This action is more commonly known as whistleblowing. If you have non-public information about a fraud on the government, and are deciding whether to blow the whistle, it is imperative that you seek experienced, qualified counsel before you take action or make any of your private information public.
At Burg Simpson, we represent victims who have suffered serious injuries, and we understand from experience what it takes to convince a jury to award just damages for severe and traumatic accidents. You can be confident in our proven track record and take advantage of our valuable resources. We will work hard to get you the compensation and support you need.