Year: 2015

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a medical provider’s failure to competently perform his or her medical duties. In the great state of Pennsylvania, cases of medical malpractice run rampant. Last year alone, there were 1,512 medical malpractice cases filed. And today, it’s no secret that medical…

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…

By Dan Sherry When one considers the field of products liability litigation associated with children, certain examples routinely come to mind. These include defective infant seats, toys painted with toxic paint, and cribs replete with asphyxiation risks. This paper will focus on two distinct, simple, and often overlooked products that…

Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., 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…

The Legal Intelligencer published an article written by Dan Jeck entitled, “Compensable Damages for Loss of Companionship.” There really is no debate. There is no greater loss than the loss of a child. In preparation for this summary, I re-read several articles about the senseless tragedy that unfolded only a…

Daniel J. Sherry Jr. was interviewed by the Legal Intelligencer and asked if he believed Penn State University could invoke sovereign immunity as a defense in child sex abuse scandal. “There’s absolutely no question” that Penn State cannot invoke sovereign immunity, said Sherry. “State schools could have an argument.” Please…

Fentanyl Transdermal Patches sold in the United States between January and March 2008 are being recalled by Watson Pharmaceuticals due to a defect in the patch manufacturing. Patches affected by the recall are of the 75 mcg/hr variety with an expiration date of August 31, 2009 and lot number 92461850;…