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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 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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Are Defective Guardrails Responsible for Deaths Nationwide?

Guardrails are supposed to save lives by helping absorb the impact forces during car accidents. Ironically, certain models of guardrails may increase the chances of death or serious injuries during collisions. Recent deaths across the country were reportedly caused by guardrails, such as the X-Lite. This telescoping guardrail system is manufactured by Lindsay Transportation Solutions. In 2016, a 17-year-old girl died after an X-Lite guardrail pierced the passenger compartment of…
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Kia to Recall 507,000 Vehicles with Faulty Airbag Sensors and Seatbelts

Kia Motors America is recalling more than 507,000 vehicles with faulty airbag sensors and seatbelt pretensioners. In a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Kia said the airbags and seatbelts in these vehicles may become unresponsive during front-end collisions due to short circuits in the airbag control units. During front-end collisions, the airbag control units deploy the airbags and seatbelt pretensioners (which tighten seatbelts). If the control…
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Johnson & Johnson Held Liable for $4.69 Billion Verdict for Their Cancer-Causing Powder

Johnson & Johnson, the company found responsible for their talcum powder cancer-causing products, was held liable for $550 million in compensatory damages plus $4.14 billion in punitive damages by a St. Louis jury. In the latest trial over the link between talcum powder and cancer, the St. Louis Circuit Court jury handed down a verdict for 22 women against Johnson & Johnson and subsidiary Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. The…
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Audi Recalls 139,200 Sedans with Faulty Airbag Sensors

Audi is recalling 139,000 sedans due to an issue that affects the passenger occupant detection system. This system is designed to detect front seat passengers to help the airbags deploy. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the sensor could suffer from wear and tear that prevents it from detecting a front seat passenger. As a result, passengers sitting in the front seat are at a higher risk…
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Four Types of Medical Errors in Emergency Rooms

Medical errors can occur in any type of outpatient or inpatient setting.  Emergency rooms are a health care setting where medical errors can occur. There are several theories as to why medical errors are more common in emergency rooms than other health care settings.  Overcrowding is one possible reason.  Regardless of the cause, it is important to remain cautious while you or a loved one are receiving treatment in an…
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