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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.

Could 2.7 Million GM Trucks and SUVs Have Defective Brakes?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating General Motors (GM) trucks and SUVs with faulty braking systems. Roughly 2.7 million vehicles sold in the United States may be affected by the issue. If you own a GM truck or SUV, here is the information you need to know. Could 2.7 Million GM Trucks and SUVs Have Defective Brakes? According to an NHTSA report, an engine-driven vacuum pump may…
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Why Is Toyota Recalling 1.4 Million Vehicles Worldwide?

As 2018 ends, Toyota continues to recall vehicles with safety issues that could put consumers in danger. Just a few months ago, we brought you news of two Toyota recalls involving over 200,000 cars here in the U.S. Now, its latest recalls are bringing 1.4 million vehicles back to dealerships worldwide. If your car is one of these vehicles, your family could be in danger. More Toyota Recalls Reveal Dangerous…
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Stronger Than Hate

Friends: We were shocked and saddened to learn of the senseless tragedy that occurred at the Tree of Life Synagogue near Pittsburgh this past weekend. This is just the latest in what has become an all too often senseless loss of life at the hands of deranged radicals. Whether the deaths occur as a result of shootings at schools, churches, mosques, concerts or malls we all must speak out and…
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Could Physician Burnout Cause Your Doctor to Make a Medical Error?

Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in America behind heart disease and cancer. These errors are also often preventable, so healthcare professionals have put great effort into bringing the instances of errors down. However, are some of these efforts misplaced? If so, could this lead to more medical malpractice? Should Physician Burnout Be a Higher Priority When Reducing Medical Errors In recent years, the healthcare industry has…
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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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