Blog

Resources
Search Resources

mockingbird stroller

Mockingbird Recalls 149,000 Strollers That Are Breaking with Kids Onboard

January 30th, 2023

Faced with a spate of complaints on the internet of strollers suddenly breaking in half with kids onboard — hurling some kids to the pavement face-first — stroller company Mockingbird has recalled 149,000 of its Single-to-Double Strollers. But the company’s remedy — a repair kit …

read more...
The Products Liability Win-Win: Help Your Client and Prevent Future Tragedies

January 25th, 2023

Products liability matters often provide an opportunity to not only achieve a positive result for the client, but also to create change that protects innocent people from future harm. This article written by Alan M. Feldman, Daniel J. Mann and Edward S. Goldis and published …

read more...
Enhancements to the AML Whistleblower Program

January 4th, 2023

The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Whistleblower Improvement Act became law on December 29, 2022. The Improvement Act provides critical upgrades to the whistleblower program established by the Anti-Money Laundering Act just two years ago. As an initial matter, the AML Whistleblower Program will undergo an important expansion …

read more...

neck floats

CPSC Warns Against Use of Otteroo Infant Flotation Rings

December 9th, 2022

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning parents and caregivers not to use Otteroo infant flotation rings due to the risk of serious injury or death. The warning comes after Otteroo refused to agree to the CPSC’s request that it voluntarily recall this …

read more...

DockATot

CPSC Cites DockATot for Violating Federal Safety Standards for Infant Sleep Products

November 21st, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a violation notice to DockATot for selling “DockATot Deluxe+ Docks” manufactured on or after June 23, 2022, which do not comply with the agency’s mandatory safety standard for infant sleep products. The Infant Sleep Product Rule (ISP Rule) …

read more...

infant head shaping pillow

FDA Warns Against Use of Infant Head Shaping Pillows

November 15th, 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning parents and caregivers not to use infant head shaping pillows due to the risk of suffocation and death. Infant head shaping pillows are typically small pillows with an indent or hole in the center designed to cradle …

read more...

Medical Malpractice

The End of the Special Venue Rule in Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Cases

November 8th, 2022

On August 25, 2022, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an order effectively ending the special venue rule, which for the past 20 years has provided that injured patients could only file lawsuits against healthcare providers in the county where medical treatment occurred. This article written …

read more...

Musmanno Award

Congratulations to the Hon. Frederica Massiah-Jackson, 2022 Justice Michael A. Musmanno Honoree

November 7th, 2022

The attorneys at Feldman Shepherd extend their congratulations to the Hon. Frederica Massiah-Jackson, the 2022 Justice Michael A. Musmanno Honoree. The Musmanno Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. It is given annually to an outstanding individual who represents the …

read more...

trampoline park

Trampoline Parks Are Exploding in Popularity. But Are They Safe?

September 29th, 2022

Kids (and even some adults) love flying through the air on a trampoline. Parents think trampoline parks are a great way to keep their kids active. Many believe there is no danger in an environment where a child literally will bounce up from a fall. Indeed, …

read more...

damage caps

Nearly Half a Century Later, Damage Caps in California Are Still Harming Victims of Medical Malpractice

September 7th, 2022

Recent legislative developments in California are instructive as to how justice gets turned on its head when damage caps are imposed on victims of medical malpractice. In 1975 — the same year that the Vietnam War ended, Patty Hearst was arrested for armed robbery, and the …

read more...

baby rocker injuries

4moms Recalls More Than 2 Million Baby Swings and Rockers Due to Strangulation Hazard for Crawling Babies

August 23rd, 2022

As federal regulators continue to warn consumers about the risk of suffocation associated with using inclined infant products — such as rockers, nappers and loungers — for infant sleep, a new safety hazard has emerged for crawling babies: strangulation in dangling restraint straps. On August 15, …

read more...

CFTC Whistleblower Program

WHAT LEGAL PROTECTIONS ARE PROVIDED TO CFTC WHISTLEBLOWERS?

August 8th, 2022

Exposing unlawful conduct by a business often creates significant monetary exposure for that company and any individual employees engaged in wrongdoing. While the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is focused on preserving the confidentiality of whistleblowers’ identities, individuals who step forward to report securities fraud …

read more...