Jan 28

3M Earplugs Faces $110 Million Verdict

By Sarah King

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3M Earplugs Faces $110 Million Verdict On the evening of Thursday, January 27th, 2022 two plaintiffs were awarded $55 Million each, this is the largest verdict since the lawsuit began. Both victims were awarded $15 million in compensatory damages and $40 million in punitive damages. 3M’s dual-ended combat earplugs were found to be defective and […]

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Jan 10

Fatal Fire in High Rise Apartment Bronx, New York

By Sarah King

Another tragic fire occurred in the Bronx taking the lives of nineteen people including nine children. There are an additional 44 people injured with 13 in critical care. This is the deadliest fire that New York City has seen in 30 years.  A malfunctioning electric space heater is determined to be the cause of the […]

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Jan 05

Row Home Fire in Fairmount Neighborhood

By Sarah King

Row Home fire in Fairmount Neighborhood  A fatal fire occurred in the early hours this morning. Sources say there are currently thirteen fatalities and at least 2 injured in a row home fire in the Fairmount neighborhood. Among the thirteen deceased includes seven children. The fire is said to have begun on the second floor […]

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Dec 30

Tragic Fire Claims the Lives of Two Children and Father

By Sarah King

A tragic fire in Quakertown took the lives of a father and two young children on Christmas day. According to reports, the fire was started by Christmas lights, however, the article also indicates the smoke detectors were not working. This tragedy is yet another reminder that household appliances or any electric products which are placed […]

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Jul 27

Attorney Ramon Arreola settles Spencer v. Johnson for $15.8M after Superior Court opinion changes application of Fair Share Act in Pennsylvania

By Angela Leone

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After obtaining a $12.9M jury verdict in January 2019 and securing a Pennsylvania Superior Court opinion that changes how Pennsylvania law is applied under the Fair Share Act, Plaintiff Keith Spencer has settled a lawsuit against the Philadelphia Joint Board Workers Union for $15.78 million. The settlement, which is 2.5 times more than the $6M […]

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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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