Practice/Industry Group Overview
Burr is often called upon to defend individuals, businesses, and their insurers in cases involving personal injury and wrongful death around the country in just some of the following areas:
- Premises Liability (Including Slip and Fall)
- Workplace / Jobsite Accidents
- Automobile/Trucking Accidents
- Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Claims
Retained to defend manufacturer of submersible underground water pumps in class action by private well owners alleging water contamination and increased cancer risks due to leaking lubricants and obtained dismissal of suit without payment of indemnity.
Retained to defend mining company in consolidated claims filed on behalf of over 200 coal miners alleging respiratory injuries from inhalation of isocyanate-based coal dust suppressant.
Retained and obtained summary judgment on behalf of general contractor in defense of construction defect claim involving prison facility.
Represented and handled employee matters for the company including; employee cases, drug testing cases; malpractice cases including wrongful death, wrongful life and birth, genetic testing, pathology, hematology.
Ephedra Food Supplement Claims
Retained to represent bottler of ephedra food supplements against claims arising in Arkansas, Arizona and Florida.