Apr 06

April 7th, 2021 is Childhelp National Day of Hope

By Angela Leone

Personal Injury Lawyers, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Attorney for Children

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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Feb 24

Sloan Kettering Study Confirms Connection Between Zantac (ranitidine) and Cancer-Causing NDMA

By Angela Leone

Zantac Cancer Lawsuit

A new study authored by Dr. Lior Z. Braunstein, MD of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has confirmed a correlation between acid reflux treatment ranitidine (brand name ZANTAC) and the cancer causing substance N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA. The study created conditions in which ranitidine might […]

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Nov 03

Messa & Associates secured the highest motor vehicle verdict in Pennsylvania last year, and the 7th-highest verdict in PA overall

By Angela Leone

It’s time for us to brag a little bit! VerdictSearch recently released their list of Top Settlements & Verdicts of 2019 and Messa & Associates is named TWICE on their list of Top Pennsylvania verdicts! Philadelphia personal injury attorneys Brett M. Furber and Ramon A. Arreola secured a $12.9M verdict on behalf of the pedestrian […]

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Oct 07

Abuse Claims Against the Boy Scouts of America

By Angela Leone

Boy Scouts Abuse Claims, child abuse boy scouts, boy scouts bankruptcy

In February of this year, The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for bankruptcy in Federal Court in Delaware in response to mounting liability from child sexual abuse cases. The organization faced 275 lawsuits in state and federal courts plus at least 1,400 additional potential claims. As part of these bankruptcy proceedings, funds were set […]

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Aug 07

Lessons in the Law: Peremptory Strikes, Batson Challenges, and Discrimination in Our Courts

By Angela Leone

batson challenge, joe messa, messa & Associates, personal injury attorneys

The New Jersey Association for Justice’s (NJAJ) annual Boardwalk Seminar took place virtually this year, with presenting attorneys streaming live from their offices while attorneys attending for continuing legal education credits logged in to their NJAJ accounts to view live or recorded presentations. The three-day “digital experience” was certainly less exciting than the real thing, […]

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