Jun 16

Messa & Associates Attorney, Tom Sweeney, sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association

By Angela Leone

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On Tuesday, Thomas N. Sweeney, Esq. of Messa & Associates was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association – the oldest trial lawyer organization in America – during the organization’s second virtual annual meeting in as many years. “It is an honor,” said attorney Sweeney of his election and subsequent induction, […]

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Jun 15

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

By Angela Leone

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June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Messa & Associates is happy to bring awareness to this unfortunately pervasive issue. History of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, or WEAAD, was launched on June 15, 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World […]

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May 11

Peloton Recall: Tread and Tread+ Treadmills Recalled After Multiple Injuries and a Child’s Death

By Angela Leone

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Last week, Peloton, the multi-billion dollar at-home fitness company most known for its brand of interactive exercise bikes, recalled its Tread and Tread+ model treadmills after the machines were linked to dozens of injuries and the tragic death of a six-year-old child. Weeks before, The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) had urged Peloton to move […]

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May 07

URGENT Consumer Safety Notice: Kidde Recalls 226,000 Smoke Detectors for Failure to Warn Defects

By Angela Leone

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Kidde, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of fire safety products, has just announced a nationwide recall of nearly 230,000 smoke detectors and combination smoke-carbon monoxide alarms for potential “failure to warn” defects. The units in question are Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms and were sold at WalMart, Home Depot, Menards, […]

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Apr 06

April 7th, 2021 is Childhelp National Day of Hope

By Angela Leone

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Childhelp is a child advocacy organization founded in 1976 by two Hollywood actresses, Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, in an effort to shed light on the epidemic of child abuse in the United States. Today, the organization aims to meet the needs of abused and/or neglected children through prevention, intervention, treatment, and community outreach. Part […]

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