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Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyers: Defibrillator Failures

St. Jude Medical Failed to Report Defibrillator Failures; Left Patients at Risk and At Least One Dead Medical device manufacturer, St. Jude Medical, failed to report battery failures with nearly 400,000 of its defibrillators. Even though the manufacturer was aware of the issues, it continued to ship the product to hospitals and healthcare providers, allowing […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Machine Accidents

Machine Accidents Caused by Improperly Guarded Equipment Create Additional Remedies for Injured Workers A machine that is guarded does not necessarily make it safe.  The wrong type of guards on machines can and do leave machine operators prone to serious and sometimes fatal injuries. Workers’ Compensation benefits in Pennsylvania provide compensation for lost wages and […]

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Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Proposed Medical Malpractice Reforms May Hurt Patients

Congress appears poised to consider medical malpractice reforms that put dollars over patient safety. H.R. 1215, or the “Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017” is designed to cap non-economic recoveries at $250,000.   To many of us, this seems like a lot of money.  But imagine these situations: You go into surgery and become paralyzed; […]

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Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: What to Do if you are Injured on the Job

Every year, more than 4 million workers suffer from serious, job-related injuries. Even more frightening is that studies show workers have a 1-in-4 chance of becoming disabled before they reach retirement age. When this happens, it can be a confusing and overwhelming time. There are certain tips that are important to know and can make […]

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Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers: Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise due to Automobile Accidents

Nearly 30,000 pedestrians died through 2010 and 2015, and all as a consequence of being hit by vehicles on roadways. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) notes that pedestrians make up 15% of all traffic fatalities annually. With numbers as high as these, it is clear that not enough preventative and protective measures are being […]

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Philadelphia Product Liability Lawyers: Are Kids and Teens Hooked on Technology?

Children and adolescents across the country have video game systems, iPads, cell phones, tablets…the list goes on and on. We live in a culture where technology is everywhere and starting early in life. The question is that regardless of numerous benefits, is technology addictive? And if it is, can it damage the development of children […]

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Pennsylvania Product Liability Lawyers Discuss Forklift Accidents and Defects 

Forklifts are one of the most useful tools to those working in construction, retail, warehouses, and other industries that require the moving of heavy materials. Whether you need to move pallets, boxes, furniture, or heavy lumber, forklifts are designed to move large amounts of heavy material quickly and easily. As with all heavy machinery, there […]

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Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyers: Rise in Car Accident Fatalities

Over 40,000 traffic deaths were reported in 2016, which is the highest number reported in the past ten years. Warmer climate, better road conditions, and cheaper fuel prices have led to an increase in the number of vehicles on the road, which in turn has raised the risk for car accidents. Despite the ongoing information […]

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Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers: Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury can be devastating and result in life-long disability. Paralysis, debilitating nerve pain, cognitive deficits, and mobility issues are common when the spinal cord is damaged. Victims of spinal cord injuries are often unable to work or live independently. A new study conducted by the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is […]

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Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers: Studies Show Two Doses of HPV Vaccine are More Effective than One

A new study has revealed that when women receive a single dose of the vaccine guarding against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, their chance of suffering abnormal cervical issues, such as cervical cancer, is greater than for those who receive two doses. While no major difference was found between women who had three doses of […]

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