Category Archives: News

Many of the events that lead to the most devastating accidents and catastrophic injuries become local, national and even worldwide news.

Philadelphia Daycare Owner Charged with Sexually Assaulting Children

The owner of Sprouts Philly Kids Daycare & Gym faces several criminal charges related to the sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy. According to an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer, police became aware of the alleged assaults in late July after complaints were levied with the Philadelphia Department of Human Services. After the Special Victims Unit and Philadelphia Children’s Alliance interviewed the victims, it was determined the…
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How Severe Is the Red Cross Blood Shortage?

With the recent series of railroad disasters that have hit our region, including the Hoboken train crash and Long Island train derailment, the last thing we need is a blood shortage. Therefore, if you are able, we encourage you to donate blood as soon as possible, because as this video about the Red Cross blood shortage reveals, many of our fellow Americans desperately need our help.

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How Did a Two-Year-Old Boy Save His Brother from a Falling Dresser?

A two-year-old boy in Utah had to come to his twin brother’s rescue recently when he was the victim of a falling dresser. While the two boys were playing, one of them tried to climb the dresser, causing it to tilt forward and fall. As the video below shows, that’s when the boy’s brother shot into action, pushing the dresser off his brother and freeing him. The boys’ parents released…
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This Veterans Day, Greenlight A Vet

Greenlight A Vet is a campaign to show unified support for our men and women in the military. To participate, all you have to do is change one of the visible lightbulbs at your home or office to green. Once you do, go to the Greenlight A Vet website and map your light. Our country’s veterans do so much for us. Please take the time to thank them this Veterans…
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Amtrak to Pay Out Historic $265 Million Settlement for 2015 Derailment

Multiple news outlets, including AP, CBS News, NPR, KYW, Legal Intelligencer, and the Philadelphia Business Journal, are reporting that a historic settlement has been reached in the May 2015 Amtrak derailment that happened in Philadelphia. The settlement, which is reportedly $265 million, was approved by a federal judge in Philadelphia yesterday morning. The Amtrak settlement will cover all pending claims that resulted from the deadly train crash involving Amtrak Train…
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Eisenberg, Rothweiler Appointed to Plaintiffs’ Management Committee for Amtrak Train Derailment MDL

On May 24, 2016, the law firm of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. was appointed by the Honorable Legrome D. Davis of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Management Committee in the In Re: Amtrak Train Derailment Multidistrict Litigation. The Litigation, stemming from a May 12, 2015 derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia with 253 people on…
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