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May 5 plane crash in Mexico

13 Killed in Private Jet Crash in Mexico — Is Pilot Error the Cause?

May 22nd, 2019

Investigators who are working to determine what caused the May 5 plane crash in Mexico that killed 13 people will most likely examine whether the pilot was attempting to climb above inclement weather, Feldman Shepherd aviation attorney G. Scott Vezina said. What’s known at this time from news reports is …

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Avitation Accidents

2 Killed in Second Floatplane Crash in Alaska in One Week

May 22nd, 2019

For the second time in one week, a floatplane operated by Taquan Air in Alaska has been involved in a deadly crash, which again calls into question the safety of sightseeing floatplane tours in Alaska. According to news reports, a pilot and one passenger aboard a …

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Alaska Plane Crash

5 Killed in Mid-Air Crash of 2 Sightseeing Planes in Alaska

May 14th, 2019

The horrific mid-air crash of two sightseeing planes in Ketchikan, Alaska, that killed at least five people raises new concerns about the safety of air tourism in a locale known for its mountainous terrain, along with thick fog, snow, rain, and clouds, all of which can impede visibility. What’s …

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What Should I Do If My Child Has Been Injured By a Kids II Sleeper?

May 6th, 2019

Two weeks after Fisher-Price recalled its Rock ‘n Play Sleeper after a Consumer Reports story linked it to 32 infant deaths, Kids II has announced that it is recalling nearly 700,000 inclined baby sleepers due to five infant fatalities. The Kids II Rocking Sleepers were sold from March 2012 through …

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Feldman Shepherd and Co-Counsel Donate Mobile Teaching Kitchen to Vetri Community Partnership to Honor Victims of Catastrophic Food Truck Explosion

April 22nd, 2019

Feldman Shepherd, along with two other plaintiffs’ personal injury law firms, recently donated funds for the purchase of a Mobile Teaching Kitchen by Vetri Community Partnership in honor of the victims of a catastrophic food truck explosion in 2014 that killed two people and severely injured several others in …

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Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper

What Should I Do If My Child Has Been Injured By a Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper?

April 10th, 2019

As reported deaths linked to Fisher-Price’s Rock ‘n Play Sleeper continue to mount, Fisher-Price has remained steadfast in its refusal to voluntarily recall its popular infant product, ignoring the clear suffocation risk it poses. In the latest twist regarding the sleeper’s troubled safety record, Consumer Reports posted a story about …

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How Are Construction Workers Most Likely to Get Hurt?

March 19th, 2019

In 2017, 5,147 Americans were killed on the job — an average of 14 deaths each day. Construction workers account for more than 20% of these fatalities. OSHA estimates that eliminating the Fatal Four jobsite hazards could save the lives of 508 workers each year and prevent countless construction-related injuries. The …

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Drug and Alcohol Deaths on College Campuses

March 14th, 2019

Can I Sue If My Child Dies from an Overdose in a Dorm? Where students of a university live in a campus dormitory in exchange for room and board payments, they are business invitees with a special relationship to the university. In this setting, the school …

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How Do Truck Drivers Stay Behind the Wheel with a Suspended License? Employer Notification Systems Would Save Lives

February 10th, 2019

In a Digital Era where technology provides instant access to information, there is shockingly very little being done in Pennsylvania — and across the country — to take dangerous commercial truck drivers off the road immediately after they lose their license or are otherwise disqualified …

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Cerebral Aneurysm

Cerebral Aneurysm: A Ticking Time Bomb That Can Be Defused

February 4th, 2019

For some medical conditions, like a cerebral aneurysm, early diagnosis and treatment are the key to a cure.  Feldman Shepherd medical malpractice attorneys have handled numerous cases in which there was an unreasonable delay on the part of a healthcare provider in recognizing and treating …

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Berks County PA

Wintry Weather Causes 2 Major Accidents: 41 Vehicles Involved, 27 Hurt in Berks County, Pennsylvania

January 31st, 2019

A snow squall causing whiteout conditions was the cause of a massive 25+ vehicle accident hitting the southbound lanes of U.S. Route 222 in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Given the number of people injured, the Berks County dispatchers declared this a “Level 2 Mass Casualty,” which means at least 25 …

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New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway Crash

Are You Safe Sharing the Road with Oil Tankers and Tractor-Trailers? 4 People Die in Violent Garden State Parkway Crash

December 27th, 2018

Police are investigating what caused the horrific early morning crash between a sedan and an oil tanker on New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway that killed four young men the day after Christmas. What’s known at this time from news reports is that at about 2:50 a.m., …

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