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2010-10-21 12:58:00

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., one of the nation's leading plaintiff litigation law firms, has filed the first hip replacement lawsuit in Colorado, on behalf of a Boulder County resident. The suit was filed against the manufacturers of the ASR XL Acetabular System hip replacement, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ). On August 24, 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. announced a voluntary recall...

2009-11-13 12:11:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 10, 2009, Judge David R. Herndon, the federal judge presiding over the Yasmin and Yaz (Drospirenone) Marketing Sales Practices and Product Liability Multidistrict Litigation MDL #2100 in the Southern District of Illinois, appointed Michael S. Burg as one of three Co-Lead Counsel to serve on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee. The PSC reports directly to Judge Herndon, and is responsible for conducting pre-trial proceedings on behalf of...

2009-09-09 17:39:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BURG SIMPSON ELDREDGE HERSH & JARDINE, P.C. is proud to announce that Michael S. Burg and Scott J. Eldredge have once again been recognized for their superior legal expertise. Burg Simpson congratulates Michael S. Burg for being selected as the Barrister's Best Personal Injury Attorney and Scott J. Eldredge for being selected as the People's Court Best Medical Malpractice Attorney. Colorado Law Week's Barristers' Best selections employed an...

2009-07-10 16:17:00

CINCINNATI, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys at BURG SIMPSON ELDREDGE HERSH & JARDINE, P.C. filed four lawsuits this week in federal court against Bayer alleging that Bayer's oral contraceptives Yasmin and Yaz are defective and present an increased risk of injury to women. Three of the suits were filed in Ohio and the fourth in Wisconsin. The four women who filed suit suffered either deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and/or stroke while taking these products. In addition, both...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.