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Lawsuits Filed After Hair Straightener Linked To Cancer

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A recent lawsuit filed against beauty products manufacturers alleges that popular brands of hair straighteners contain active carcinogens that can lead to uterine cancer. Since the product is primarily marketed to Black women, the majority of the plaintiffs in this lawsuit are Black women. According to the lawsuit, the hair straightener contains a chemical… Read More »

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Can You Sue A Social Media Company For Product Liability?

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Several lawsuits have been filed against Meta (Facebook), Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, and other social media sites claiming that the sites prey on the psychological health of teens, resulting in a greater risk of suicide. In other cases, social media companies have been blamed for causing car accidents (Snapchat) and exposing teens to morbid content… Read More »

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Green & Schafle Vaccine Attorney David Carney Appeals Transverse Myelitis Case

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On December 21, 2022, Green & Schafle vaccine litigator David Carney appeared for oral argument in the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. to appeal a recent vaccine decision from the Office of Special Masters.  The federal judges situated in the United States Court of Federal Claims have jurisdiction to review… Read More »

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How To Choose An Attorney For A Personal Injury Claim In The Philadelphia Area

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If you or a loved one have suffered injuries due to the negligence of another person, you likely have a right to recover in court for the damages involved. Personal injury lawsuits aim to make a person “whole” again after a harmful incident and help a person move forward in life after they’ve been… Read More »

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What Is The Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury Cases In Pennsylvania?

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What is a “statute of limitations”? These are deadlines established to file certain types of lawsuits, depending on the nature of the case and the facts involved. For most Pennsylvania personal injury claims, the statute of limitations is 2 years. This applies to civil cases in which a plaintiff seeks to recover money damages… Read More »

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Will Your Personal Injury Case Go To Trial In Front Of A Jury?

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If you or a loved one have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may be anxious to hold that person accountable in court, but nervous about the possibility of a courtroom trial. For most people, the idea of a trial evokes visions of a packed courtroom, a stern judge, and a jury… Read More »

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Can You Sue For Negligence If You Were A “Trespasser” Under Pennsylvania Premises Liability Law?

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Under Pennsylvania law, a property owner can be legally liable for money damages if a person was injured on their property and they were negligent in some manner that led to the injury. This is the legal theory of “premises liability” – the concept that a landowner can be legally responsible for accidents that… Read More »

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How Are Lost Wages Calculated In Pennsylvania Personal Injury Cases

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If you have been injured in any type of personal injury accident – such as a car accident, slip & fall, premises liability, malpractice, or other situation – you are likely entitled to damages under Pennsylvania law. Typically, damages in a personal injury case fall under different categories, such as: Medical costs and expenses;… Read More »

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How Is “Pain and Suffering” Calculated In Personal Injury Cases?

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In a personal injury lawsuit, a plaintiff will seek not only to prove how the injury occurred, but what damages they are entitled to in a jury verdict. Damages in a Pennsylvania personal injury lawsuit generally fall within a few different categories: Actual damages. These include medical expenses, lost wages, funeral expenses, vehicle or… Read More »

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Proving Causation In A Personal Injury Case

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In any personal injury claim, a victim seeks to prove that a wrongdoer was negligent in some way that caused the incident in question. This seems simple at first. At first a Plaintiff will pinpoint where and how the injury occurred, and who else was involved. That other person should then be responsible for… Read More »

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