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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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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