Personal Injury

How to Stay Safe During Holiday Travel

Are you ready for the holidays? Many people think that summer is the main time to worry about dangerous risks when traveling in a car. Specifically, tire blowouts tend to increase during the summer months due to increased heat and longer trips. But, did you know that holiday travel also accounts for a large portion […]

Injuries From Exploding E-Cigarettes

By Sheila O’Shea Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are an increasingly popular alternative to tobacco products. They deliver nicotine through a liquid solution that is vaporized by a heating element, powered by a lithium-ion battery. While the question of whether e-cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes remains debatable, e-cigarettes pose another hazard—the risk of […]

Light at the End of the Appeals Process Tunnel as Third Circuit Denies Petition for En Banc Rehearing

For the thousands of former NFL Players and their families who have been awaiting the approval of the uncapped class action Concussion Settlement with the NFL to go forward, June 1st, 2016 was a major milestone in what has been a very long journey.  On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals denied […]

Third Circuit Affirms NFL Concussion Settlement

NFL Concussion Lawsuit Update – April 2016 On April 18, 2016, the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Judge Anita Brody’s decision approving the Settlement in In re: National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation, MDL 2323. “We are pleased that the panel recognized the efforts and precision of Judge Brody. We are excited […]

Hoverboards Cause Physical and Burn Injuries

Hoverboards have spiked in popularity and quickly become one of the most popular toys in America.  But these devices may just be explosions waiting to happen. Hoverboard toys are generally motorized, two-wheeled, self-balancing scooters that can travel at speeds up to 10 to 12 miles per hour. While they may appear to be fun and […]

Tristar pressure cookers cause burns and injuries

Every day, millions of Americans use household kitchen appliances to cook a variety of different foods. However, many products, such as pressure cookers, can often be defective, leading to severe injuries and hardship. When these pressure cookers cause injuries, both the manufacturer and retailer may be held liable for damages. Consumers around the country have […]

NFL Concussion Update | November 2015

In April 2015, a federal district court gave final approval to a settlement between the NFL and more than 5,000 former players who accused the league of hiding information about the negative effects of concussions and other head injuries sustained while playing professional football.Despite the uncapped settlement valued at nearly $1 billion, which includes coverage […]

Not All Seat Belt Buckles Are Created Equal

When a person gets in an automobile and buckles their seat belt, the expectation is that the seat belt will remain buckled and restrain and protect them in the event of a motor vehicle collision, including a vehicle rollover. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Pope McGlamry is currently working on a yet another case […]