News from Our Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Firm

Ken Rothweiler Speaks on Fox News About a Recent Verdict Relating to a Philadelphia Building Collapse

Ken Rothweiler was on Fox 29 to speak about a recent verdict related to a building collapse in Philadelphia. You can watch the video by clicking here, or go to http://www.philly.com/philly/news/decision-.html to learn more about the case. None of the victims were represented by Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eiseberg & Jeck.

Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg & Jeck Named a 2017 Best Law Firm

Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg & Jeck PC is happy to report that our law firm has been included as part of the 2017 Best Law Firms in America list. This announcement comes on the heels of all five of our firm’s partners being named to the 2017 The Best Lawyers in America list earlier this year. What Is Best Law Firms? U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers are the organizations behind the Best Law Firms list. For over 30 years, Best Lawyers has been in publication. It is the longest-standing peer-reviewed legal publication. The Best Law Firms rankings are the product of thorough process that involves gathering and evaluating peer-reviews from leading attorneys, lawyer and client evaluations and information provided by the law firms themselves. Best Law Firms uses this information to rank the law firms nationwide and within their own metropolitan. The rankings are categorized by legal…
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Fredric Eisenberg & Todd Schoenhaus Discuss Historic $265 Million Amtrak Settlement at CLE

A recent Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentation involved an in-depth review of the historic $265 million Amtrak settlement. The CLE was held at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law in Philadelphia on Tuesday, November 22 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg & Jeck, PC partner Fredric Eisenberg, and associate Todd Schoenhaus are members of the Plaintiffs’ Management Committee (PMC) that the court appointed to handle the settlement, presented the CLE along with other members of the PMC. “I am honored to be part of an incredible team of lawyers that will present this historic settlement program which not only provides each participant with the opportunity to a non-adversarial hearing but will ensure compensation by the end of next summer,” said Fredric Eisenberg regarding the Amtrak settlement and his role presenting the CLE. The CLE covered the entire timeline of events that led to the…
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Police Fatally Shot Richard Ferretti as He Was Searching for Parking. Why?

In May, Richard Ferretti was fatally shot by a Philadelphia police officer. Philadelphia magazine recently published a story about the Richard Ferretti police shooting. Nationally, this tragic incident has not garnered as much attention as it should. Richard was 52 years old and a talented chef prior to his death. He leaves behind a loving family and girlfriend. Richard was reportedly driving around in a minivan searching for a parking spot near St. Joseph’s University at the time of his shooting. Now, his family wants answers. How did this happen? Why Did Police Fatally Shoot a Man Looking for a Parking Spot? The Philadelphia magazine piece recounted what happened the night Richard was killed. The story included as much information as was known at the time of publication. Prior to the deadly shooting, police received a call just before 1 am about a “suspicious” minivan driving near the intersection of…
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Amtrak to Pay Out Historic $265 Million Settlement for 2015 Derailment

Multiple news outlets, including AP, CBS News, NPR, KYW, Legal Intelligencer, and the Philadelphia Business Journal, are reporting that a historic settlement has been reached in the May 2015 Amtrak derailment that happened in Philadelphia. The settlement, which is reportedly $265 million, was approved by a federal judge in Philadelphia yesterday morning. The Amtrak settlement will cover all pending claims that resulted from the deadly train crash involving Amtrak Train No. 188. The settlement is part of a multi-district litigation (MDL). Fredric Eisenberg of Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg & Jeck, PC is a member of the Plaintiffs’ Management Committee (PMC) appointed by the court for the MDL. He had this to say regarding the settlement, “We are all pleased that the process of compensation is now underway. The PMC worked diligently under the court’s supervision to establish a program to compensate all victims in an efficient and timely manner.” The…
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Seven Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers Lists for 2016

We are proud to announce that seven attorneys from our firm have been recognized as top-rated Personal Injury lawyers in Pennsylvania, and once again selected to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists of outstanding attorneys. “Once again, it is gratifying to see that the lawyers in our firm have received recognition for their effort and for their terrific results.  It continues to remain our mission to serve as a voice for those who often are not heard and to seek out the truth on their behalf.” – Dan Jeck, Managing Partner Super Lawyers Stewart J. Eisenberg Kenneth M. Rothweiler Nancy J. Winkler – Also named to Top 50 Women List for Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Fredric Eisenberg Daniel Jeck Rising Stars Joshua B. Schwartz Daniel J. Sherry, Jr. Super Lawyers lists include attorneys from all 50 states and Washington D.C., and a range of more than 70 practice areas. Each candidate is…
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Phila. Judge Urges Upholding $55.3M Crashworthiness Award Against Honda

Gina Passarella, The Legal Intelligencer September 22, 2015 A Philadelphia trial judge has rejected the 25 issues Honda has raised in its appeal of a $55.3 million crashworthiness verdict against the car manufacturer. Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Shelley Robins New was not persuaded by American Honda Motor Co.’s arguments that Philadelphia was an inconvenient forum or that the court improperly admitted evidence of alternative seat-belt designs that were developed after the car was manufactured but before the accident at issue occurred. And among a number of other arguments New rejected, she dismissed Honda’s argument that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling in Tincher v. Omega Flex, which came down more than four months after the verdict in Martinez v. American Honda Motor, required the granting of a new trial. New’s Sept. 17 opinion in Martinez was in response to Honda’s appeal of the June 2014 verdict in favor of…
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Eisenberg Rothweiler Partners Named to 2016 Best Lawyers

Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck PC is pleased to announce that the firm’s five partners have been named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The following Eiesenberg Rothweiler attorneys were named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America List: Stewart J. Eisenberg in the categories of Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation. Kenneth M. Rothweiler in the categories of Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions. Nancy J. Winkler in the categories of Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation. Fredric S. Eisenberg in the categories of Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation and  Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions. Daniel Jeck in the category of Medical Malpractice Law. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as…
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Stewart Eisenberg Discusses Gas Station Explosion Case

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer Stewart Eisenberg held a press conference to discuss a product liability lawsuit filed on behalf of his client, Luther David Byers. Mr. Byers was tragically killed when his car burst into flames after he pumped gas into it. Continue reading

Victim’s Family Sues Bus Company in Fatal N.J. Turnpike Crash

Ken Rothweiler and Fred Eisenberg represent the family of a young man from Philadelphia who was killed in a tour bus accident on the New Jersey Turnpike. Continue reading