Tag Archives for " Personal Injury Lawyers "

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 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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Apr 13

Personal Injury Attorneys: FDA Updates Warnings About Power Morcellators’ Risk of Spreading Cancer

By Angela Leone

Personal Injury attorneys report on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) updated warnings about power morcellators and their effects on women. Recently, information has come to light suggesting that “the use of laparoscopic power morcellators may contribute to the spread and upstaging of unsuspected uterine cancer in women undergoing hysterectomy and myomectomy for fibroids.” The FDA […]

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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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Jan 21

Personal Injury Lawyers Will Try Xarelto Mass Tort in Philadelphia

By Joe Messa

Earlier today, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Kevin Dougherty ordered the organization of a mass tort against Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson subsidiary) and Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals regarding the drug Xarelto; an anticoagulant, or blood thinner, that is accused of causing uncontrollable and sometimes fatal bleeding. Approximately seventy-five cases were transferred to the Philadelphia […]

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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 […]

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