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Invokana Lawsuit for Leg and Foot Amputations

Posted July 6, 2017 | Personal Injury

On May 16, 2017, the FDA issued a black box warning for users of the diabetes medication Invokana. The alert states that based on the results of clinical trials, Invokana has been shown to vastly increase the risk of leg, foot, and toe amputations. This severe Black Box Warning comes after several prior warnings of… read more

4 Common Factors in Pennsylvania Bicycle Accidents

Posted October 3, 2016 | Personal Injury

Knowing about the common causes of bicycle crashes may help you avoid an injury in the future.  Unfortunately, in many cases, there is little a cyclist can do to avoid being injured, because other drivers are often at fault for causing accidents.  A Philadelphia bicycle accident lawyer may be able to help you get compensated if… read more

Should You Settle Your Personal Injury Claim or Go to Trial?

Posted September 6, 2016 | Personal Injury

When a resident of New Jersey or Pennsylvania is accidentally injured through the reckless, negligent, or intentional acts of another, the injury victim may be entitled to compensation damages for their losses.  Depending on the unique details and circumstances of the case, the victim may be able to recover compensation for medical bills, lost earnings,… read more

Can You Get Compensated for a Work Injury that Happens off Company Property?

Posted August 17, 2016 | Personal Injury

Hundreds of thousands of employees are injured at work every year in Pennsylvania.  In 2014 alone, Pennsylvania employers reported nearly 70,000 work-related sprains and strains to the Department of Labor, along with roughly 31,500 contusions, 27,600 cuts and lacerations, 7,350 broken bones, and 3,500 burns — and those are just the most common workplace injuries…. read more

How Long Can an Injured Employee Get Worker’s Compensation in Philadelphia?

Posted August 15, 2016 | Personal Injury

Work injuries are a common occurrence, particularly within Pennsylvania’s health, transportation, and manufacturing industries.  If you were injured at work in Philadelphia or elsewhere in Pennsylvania, you should speak to a lawyer to understand your rights under PA worker’s compensation law or through a third party claim.  But how what do you need to do… read more

How Do I Make a Pain and Suffering Claim After an Accident?

Posted June 30, 2016 | Personal Injury

Car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and dangerous products can all leave you with out of work and with medical debt. While it may be relatively easy for you to prove certain expenses in a case, such as medical expenses, it can be more difficult to prove things like pain and suffering. However, pain and… read more

Talcum Powder Lawsuit Results in $72M Verdict Against J&J

Posted June 29, 2016 | Personal Injury

In February 2016, jurors in the circuit court of St. Louis awarded the family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer $72 million dollars as a result of a lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson.  This was one of the first cases in the country where Johnson & Johnson was found liable for its… read more

What to Do if Your Child Gets Injured at Summer Camp in Chester County

Posted June 28, 2016 | Personal Injury

As a place to form friendships, experience nature, and learn new skills, summer camp can be a great experience for kids of all ages.  However, summer camps are also full of potential hazards and opportunities for injury in the absence of careful supervision.  We sincerely hope your family will stay safe this summer, but if… read more

Can You Get Compensated if You Are Injured While Using Your Lawnmower in Pennsylvania?

Posted June 24, 2016 | Personal Injury,Product Liability

The ability to maintain a beautiful, lush front lawn is a point of pride for millions of Americans.  But while mowing the lawn is usually a mundane or relaxing activity, deadly accidents can occur with frightening ease when a mower or one of its components is defective.  If you live in Pennsylvania and were injured… read more

Can You Sue the Owner if You Get Bitten by a Dog in Philadelphia?

Posted June 16, 2016 | Personal Injury

Dogs are often called “man’s best friend,” but when vicious or improperly restrained, dogs can also be man’s worst enemy.  Some breeds have incredibly powerful jaw strength, and even a single bite can cause serious injuries like deep puncture wounds, finger amputations, and permanent facial scarring.  If you, your spouse, or your child was attacked… read more