Angela Leone, Marketing & PR Coordinator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Joseph Messa and Eric Weitz of Messa & Associates, P.C. Voted Among America’s Best Lawyers® for 2016
PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 18, 2015
Messa & Associates, P.C. is proud to announce that firm founder, Joseph L. Messa, Jr. and Firm Partner , Eric H. Weitz, have been voted by their peers as Best Lawyers® in America for the year 2016. The 22nd edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, includes over 52 thousand of the top-performing attorneys in 137 practice areas across 50 states plus the District of Columbia. Mr. Messa was nominated for his superior performance as a plaintiff’s attorney in the area of Products Liability Litigation. Mr. Weitz was nominated for his skilled representation of clients in a number of practice areas, including Mass Torts & Class Action litigation, Medical Malpractice Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, and Commercial Litigation.
Inclusion in the publication requires peer nomination and a detailed evaluation by fellow attorneys practicing in the field. The nomination and selection of Messrs. Messa and Weitz are a testament not just to their continued hard work and dedication to clients, but also to their devotion to service. Not only does Mr. Weitz represent catastrophically injured victims of medical malpractice and other forms of negligence, he also serves consumers of Pennsylvania on the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Board of Governors and serves his fellow legal professionals as Chairman of the Board of Governors for the Philadelphia Bar Association. Mr. Weitz is also an active board member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Mr. Messa currently serves as President of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, is an active member of the American Association for Justice, is a Fellow of the American Bar Association, and serves on the Pennsylvania Association for Justice Board of Governors.
Both Joe Messa and Eric Weitz are skilled litigators, earning a number of seven- and eight-figure settlements and verdicts for clients, including a $120 Million settlement in orthopedic bone screw litigation, $35 Million in a single vehicle commercial truck product liability case for a man who was paralyzed, $28.75 Million verdict for a foster child rendered a paraplegic in a motor vehicle accident, and an $8.6 Million verdict for the family of a child who suffered severe brain damage because her delivery was inexplicably and negligently delayed.
Joseph Messa and Eric Weitz are exemplary attorneys and models of what Messa & Associates, P.C. stands for; dedication to clients and service to the community.
For more information, please contact Angela Leone at 215-568-3500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Messa & Associates, P.C.
Messa & Associates, P.C. represents individuals and their families in complex personal injury matters, including catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, product liability, motor vehicle accidents, fires and explosions. Our attorneys serve Pennsylvania clients throughout the state, including in Philadelphia and other surrounding communities in Montgomery County, Chester County, Delaware County, and Bucks County. Messa & Associates are also proud to serve New Jersey clients throughout that state, and also litigate selected cases throughout the country.