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David Carney

New Drug May Help Mesothelioma Victims

People diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure may find hope with Merck’s new immunotherapy drug, Keytruda. Keytruda was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat patients with advanced melanoma. Merck recently announced it […]

Lawrence Cohan

Changes in When the Clock Starts on an Asbestos Claim

The issue of wrongful death-related asbestos claims has been receiving increased news exposure after the recent ruling by the Pennsylvania Superior Court in Wygant v. General Electric that the statute of limitations for these claims will begin at the time […]

David Carney

Are Gardasil Side Effects Just Part of the Greatest Medical Scandal of All Time?

A recent article in The Inquisitr highlighted the controversy surrounding the Gardasil vaccine, which is given to protect young woman against cervical cancer caused by the human papilolomavirus. (HPV). The Inquisitr reported on the accounts of two doctors who worked […]

David Carney

Mom Advocates for Vaccines After Losing Daughter to Chicken Pox

A recent story on Good Morning America featured a Minnesota mother, Shannon Duffy Peterson who lost her five-year-old daughter, Abby, from the preventable childhood disease, chicken-pox.   The toddler’s case of chicken-pox was so severe that her body became very week […]

Jackie Fedeli

Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Lawyer Achieves $7.25 Million Verdict

Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Lawyer Larry Cohan recently achieved a $7.25 Million verdict in Philadelphia. Cohan filed the Mesothelioma lawsuit on behalf of Edward Merwitz who worked on war ships at the Philadelphia Navy Yard back in the 1960s.  It was during […]

Jackie Fedeli

Jerky Warning Reminiscent of Menu Foods Recall

The recent warning given by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the safety of dog treats conjures up memories of the horrible 2007 pet food recall that left over 4,000 pet owners grieving their best friends. Six years ago, […]

Michael Monheit

Fracking Controversy. Contamination Frequency May Not be Studied

On December 14, 2012, The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an update to its Study on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”. The study, and subsequent outreach program,…

Michael Monheit

Pennsylvania: Once Home to Coal Miners, Now Home to Frackers

Last summer, two Pennsylvania coal companies laid off over 200 workers due to weaker-than-normal coal demand and stricter EPA regulations, per the Washington Examiner. One mine manager accused…

Jackie Fedeli

New Jersey Welcomes Your Water-Waste

As members of community, the problems of our neighbor often become our problems, too. Fracking, which has become a hot button issue in the state of Pennsylvania, is now becoming an issue for one…

Christopher Marzzacco

Legionnaires Disease Outbreak in PA Puts Hotel Guests at Risk

At a hotel in Grantville, one person and possibly more have been infected by bacteria that cause the deadly Legionnaires’ disease. A source at the Pennsylvania Department of Health is…