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Philadelphia personal injury attorney blog regarding matters of injury law, injury reports and information on what to do if you suffer injuries.

Understanding the Spike in Suicides for Pennsylvania Prison Inmates

According to a report published by the CDC, suicide rates have risen over 30 percent since 1999. In Pennsylvania, the suicide rate has increased by 22 percent since 2008. While these numbers are troubling, there are segments of our population where the suicide rate is even higher. For example, the suicide rate for the Pennsylvania prison population has increased by 103 percent from 2008 to 2017. According to the Department…
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The First Case Linking Ovarian Cancer to Talc Will Remain in Philadelphia for Trial

Johnson & Johnson and its associates are facing lawsuits over allegations that talcum powder products increase the risk of ovarian cancer. Now, the first of those lawsuits will remain in Pennsylvania and will head to court in Philadelphia thanks to the efforts of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. However, the defendants in this suit have fought hard to keep this case out of Philadelphia and have tried to…
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Does the Latest GM Recall Mean Your Family Is in Danger?

General Motors (GM) has issued another recall. This time around 1.2 million vehicles are affected worldwide. Could your truck or SUV be affected? More importantly, could the defect put you or your family at risk? What You Need to Know About the Latest GM Recall Over 1 million 2015 model GM pickups and SUVs are being recalled by the manufacturer. An electrical issue is causing power steering units on these…
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How Did a Tire Blowout Result in the Largest Amputation Settlement in the Nation?

While driving her family in her Saturn Relay, a woman was forced off the road as a concrete mixer’s tire exploded. The tire blowout resulted in the tread becoming separated and left to dangerously remain on a busy highway. This led to the Saturn Relay crashing into the huge tread and eventually caused a rollover crash that left the woman’s daughter and granddaughter with serious injuries. The 7-month-old baby lost…
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A Product Defect Caused Your Injury, But Can You Prove It?

Today’s marketplace is full of consumer products to address almost any problem or need. However, not every product will perform as advertised. In some cases, these products can hurt their users. When this happens, manufacturers may face liability claims for the resulting injuries. But did you know this isn’t always the case? Here is what makes product liability a complex area of personal injury law. Are Manufacturers Liable When a…
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Could the Grand Jury Report on Child Sex Abuse Change Pennsylvania Law?

On August 14, 2018, a state grand jury released a startling report. Over 1,000 Pennsylvania children were sexually victimized by more than 300 priests over the course of 70 years. However, many of these victims are unable to seek justice due to Pennsylvania’s statute of limitations on sex crimes. That limitation may soon change. How a Report About Child Sex Abuse Could Soon Change Pennsylvania Law Protestors gathered around the…
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Could the Brakes on Your Ford Truck Fail Unexpectedly?

What would you do if you pressed the brakes while approaching an intersection and nothing happened? Even more frightening, imagine if there was cross traffic. This scenario isn’t from a movie. For some owners of 2015 and 2016-year model Ford F-150’s, situations like this have actually happened. Hundreds of F-150 owners have filed reports with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), yet Ford has done nothing. Why won’t the…
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What Does the Latest Toyota Recall Mean for Prius Drivers?

Toyota has announced another recall for defective auto parts. The Japanese automaker has issued multiple recalls over the past few months. First, several hundred thousand Toyota vehicles were added to the infamous Takata recall. Then in February, a class action suit was filed against the company for crashes caused by Prius models stalling at high speeds. Now, the manufacturer is launching two more recalls just days apart. The subject of…
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What Have the Documents Revealed About Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder?

New information has been released that highlights the relationship between talc, heavy metals, asbestos and cancer. This news continues to circulate as more ovarian cancer victims use the legal system in order to question Johnson & Johnson about their talcum powder products and hold Johnson & Johnson accountable. These documents have provided more information on how extensive the amount of asbestos and heavy metals is in the talc used in…
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Does Talcum Powder Contain Asbestos?

Johnson & Johnson is facing thousands of lawsuits over its Shower to Shower and Baby Powder talcum powder products. Lawsuits have been filed across the country by women who claim they have developed ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder. If used on the genital area, the powder, which contains talc as well as other harmful substances can increase the rise of ovarian cancer. Talc, a group of…
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