Tag Archives for " messa "

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 […]

Continue reading
Mar 13

Superbug Kills Two in California, Dirty Scopes to Blame

By Joe Messa

In February 2015, seven patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center contracted an antibiotic resistant “superbug” known as Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE) after undergoing endoscopy procedures that utilized Olympus Corporation duodenoscopes. Two of those patients died from that infection. In addition to the seven superbug contractions at UCLA Medical Center, infections have been reported in Los […]

Continue reading
Oct 28

Personal Injury Attorneys Weigh in on Takata Airbag Recalls

By Joe Messa

If you’ve been paying attention at all to current events in October, then you’ve no doubt heard about the massive automotive recalls made by car manufacturers regarding defective airbags produced by Japanese automotive parts maker, Takata Corporation. The recalls revolve around defective airbags, installed in upwards of 11 million vehicles, that have been linked to […]

Continue reading
Oct 27

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

By Angela Leone

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 […]

Continue reading
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 […]

Continue reading