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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.

The Washington Post Shines Spotlight on Eisenberg Rothweiler’s Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against the Boy Scouts of America

In an article about the future of the Boy Scouts of America, The Washington Post discussed the recent sexual abuse lawsuit we filed against the Boy Scouts. You can read The Washington Post’s article here. That lawsuit was filed this past August by our Stewart Eisenberg and Josh Schwartz in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on behalf of their client S.D. S.D. alleges that when he was a Boy…
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Eisenberg Rothweiler Proudly Supports Ms. Wheelchair USA and the MossRehab Aphasia Center

At Eisenberg Rothweiler, we are not shy about giving back to the communities and people we serve. Two of the charitable organizations we proudly support are Ms. Wheelchair USA and the MossRehab Aphasia Center. Our firm’s support of the Ohio-based Ms. Wheelchair USA organization began thanks to Katie Matelan. Katie’s family retained Eisenberg Rothweiler after Katie was paralyzed in a car accident in 1994 when she was a toddler. Katie’s…
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$25 Million Verdict Reached for Man Who Fell Through Skylight

Attorneys Ken Rothweiler, Fred Eisenberg, and Todd Schoenhaus achieved a verdict in excess of $24.8 million for their clients, Michele Kalinowski and her husband Sean Kalinowski,  who was severely and permanently injured after falling through a skylight while working on a roof in Delaware County. The nearly four-week trial was held in the Philadelphia Common Court of Common Pleas before the Honorable Lisa Rau. After two days of deliberations, the jury of twelve reached…
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800 Boy Scouts of America Victims Allege Sexual Abuse Since Start of 2019

Since the start of the year, an estimated 800 men have come forward to allege they were sexually abused as children while participating in Boy Scouts of America. The news was recently announced at a conference in Washington, only one day after attorney Stewart Eisenberg, the founder of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., and a second attorney filed a lawsuit in Philadelphia on behalf of a 57-year-old man….
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Ford Issues Safety Recall for 1.2 Million Ford Explorers

Ford Motor Company recently issued a safety recall for 1.2 million Ford Explorer SUVs. According to the company, the recall affects select Ford Explorers that are at risk of suffering from fractured toe links. When the toe link suffers a fracture, steering becomes much more difficult and the risk of a crash increases. Ford said in a statement that the issue  affects vehicles built at its Chicago assembly plant between…
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Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Scandal: More Than 12,000 Victims?

The Boy Scouts of America is facing thousands of accusations involving child sexual abuse. For many decades, the organization maintained a blacklist that accounted for thousands of instances of alleged child sexual abuse. In 2012, the Los Angeles Times wrote extensively on these blacklists, which are also known as the “perversion files”. The Los Angeles Times uncovered sex abuse accusations against 5,000 volunteers and scout leaders during its in-depth investigation….
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IIHS Releases Report on Pickup Truck Crash Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has important news for pickup truck owners. Multiple pickup models with older designs could put front seat passengers at severe risk of serious harm in a collision. According to IIHS, these models were designed in a way that did not emphasize the same level of safety that models with modern designs provide. IIHS crash-tested the vehicles from multiple angles and then issued ratings…
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Expands Airbag Probe to 12.3M Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently expanded its investigation into multiple vehicle models with allegedly defective airbag control units. According to investigators, 12.3 million vehicles could be affected by the issue, which may keep the airbags from deploying during a crash. As many as eight deaths are suspected to be related to the potential defect. NHTSA upgraded its investigation to an engineering analysis, which could signal the federal…
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Fisher-Price Recalls the Rock’n Play Sleeper

On April 12, 2019 the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of all Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper models.  They have urged consumers to immediately stop using the sleeper since numerous infant fatalities were reported. The Fisher-Price recall is issued for approximately 4.7 million Rock’n Play Sleeper products that were sold in all major retailers internationally. As of today, over 30 infant fatalities and hundreds…
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Understanding the Boy Scout Abuse Scandal and the “Perversion Files”

Since its start in 1910, The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) kept secret files containing thousands of sexual abuse cases against scout leaders. Also known as the “Perversion Files,” these reports detail the abuse, as well as include a blacklist of abusers, dating back to the early 1900s. Investigations by the Los Angeles Times report that the BSA never handed over the claims to law enforcement as required under mandatory…
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