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Jun 08

NHTSA probes safety of airbag systems in 2012 Jeep Liberty

By Joe Messa

The National Highway Traffice Safety Administration has launched an investigation into multiple complaints regarding front passenger-side airbags in 2012 Jeep Liberties. Forty-four reports from Jeep Liberty owners reference failures of the occupant restraint controller (ORC) system; an airbag warning light remains illuminated, presumably due to a malfunction in the ORC module that manages the front […]

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Aug 31

Bars that Over-serve and Cause Accidents and Injuries are Liable for Damages in Dram Shop Cases

By Anastasia Buccino-Roth

We at Messa & Associates are proud of our success in obtaining compensation for the innocent victims of someone else’s negligence. Injuries may be caused by negligence occurring in a wide variety of areas. People may be injured by negligent medical treatment, a defective product, poor maintenance of property, careless driving, and other negligent acts […]

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Jul 30

Last Amtrak Derailment Victim Leaves Hospital

By Joe Messa

Temple University Hospital’s last of 64 patients from the May 12th Amtrak derailment that killed eight and injured over 200 left the hospital this past Tuesday, 77 days after the crash took place. A spokeswoman from the hospital would not identify the patient’s injuries or whether or not the patient was sent home or to […]

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Jul 20

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect: 5 Tips to Stay Safe!

By Joe Messa

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for areas of Southeastern Pennsylvania, so the personal injury attorneys at Messa & Associates would like to share some important information regarding safety in this heat! We’ve compiled a list of tips from the American Red Cross to help keep you and yours safe this […]

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Jul 17

Avoiding Medical Malpractice: 4 Steps to Becoming a Safer Patient

By Eric Weitz

Two-hundred and seventy fathers, mothers, children, brothers, sisters, and friends will die today as a result of medical malpractice and preventable medical errors. The same was true yesterday and will repeat itself tomorrow. As hospitals, physicians, and nurses continue to navigate the changes brought on by the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”); patient safety remains […]

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Jul 16

Whistleblower Awarded $33.6M in False Claims Action against Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

By Joe Messa

Qui Tam attorneys in Florida have successfully sued pharmaceutical giant Endo Pharmaceuticals under the provisions of the False Claims Act, earning $140M for the United States Federal Government. Whistleblower, Peggy Ryan, was awarded 24% of that settlement, or 33.6 million dollars. Qui Tam Attorneys Sue for Fraud Peggy Ryan, a sales employee with Endo Pharmaceuticals, […]

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Mar 10

Children’s Tylenol Maker to Pay $25 Million in Criminal Fines for Knowingly Distributing Tainted Medicine

By Joe Messa

McNeil, the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that makes children’s Tylenol, plead guilty today in Philadelphia Federal Court to criminal charges of faulty manufacturing practices and agreed to pay $25 million in fines. McNeil agreed to pay $20 million in criminal fines and a $5 million criminal forfeiture to settle a misdemeanor charge alleging violations of […]

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