Oct 27

Personal Injury Attorneys: Xarelto Being Blamed for Death of Woman in Philadelphia

By Maggie Kovalcik

A complaint filed in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas alleges that Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer “fervently marketed” the anticoagulant drug, Xarelto, “with no regard to the accuracy and misrepresentations of their misleading advertising”. Della Wise sued the makers of Xarelto on behalf of her aunt, Mattie Edgin, who allegedly died after taking the blood […]

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Sep 08

Personal Injury Attorneys Report on Yet ANOTHER Johnson & Johnson Recall

By Joe Messa

Philadelphia personal injury attorneys recently learned that Johnson & Johnson’s ortho unit, Depuy Synthes, is recalling its jaw implant system, the Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System, due to increased occurrences of serious injury. The device, used to lengthen and stabilize the lower jaw, is used on patients with birth or post-trauma defects. A potentially deadly design flaw […]

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Aug 19

Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls Over 150,000 Defective Smoke Detectors in US and China

By Joe Messa

Philadelphia personal injury lawyers advise consumers that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall of ESL and Interlogix hard wired smoke detectors for failure to alert consumers of fire. The detectors are hard wired into security systems and primarily used in office buildings, schools, hotels, apartments, college dormitories, and some newer built […]

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Jul 17

Personal Injury Attorneys Recognize UV Safety Month

By Joe Messa

It’s July and the Philadelphia personal injury attorneys at Messa & Associates, along with The American Academy of Ophthalmology, want you to know that it’s UV Safety Month! Why is UV Safety SO Important? Ultra-violet rays, or UV rays, are the leading cause of skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the United […]

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Jul 03

Florida Declares Damage Caps Unconstitutional

By Joe Messa

After more than 10 years of appeals and challenges, the Florida Supreme Court has finally declared that caps on medical malpractice damages are unconstitutional. The final decision was made based upon the tragic case of Michelle McCall, a young woman who bled to death after the c-section delivery of her son in February 2006. Ms. […]

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