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 that the plane
was flying from Las Vegas to the Mexican city of Monterrey with three crew
members and 10 passengers when …
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 commuter flight died on May 20 when their plane crashed into Metlakatla Harbor, just eight nautical miles away from the …
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 known at this time from news reports is that all 14
passengers involved in the May 13 crash of the two …
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 North Philadelphia.
Through our donation, we also pay tribute to an unfulfilled dream of our clients’ family matriarch, the owner of …
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
The ‘Fatal Four’
According to OSHA (the
Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration), the most
common causes of construction work
injury, known as …
December 15th, 2011
The international weekly newspaper “The Economist” published an article in its September 29, 2011 issue about the judicial branch of the government, calling it “the feeblest branch,” due to the lack of funding and public and media attention it receives relative to legislators and executives. …
December 7th, 2011
As an addition to the tort reform legislation passed in Texas in 2003, the state’s government is now in the process of implementing a “loser pays” law, which is one of the most contentious recent developments to fall under the umbrella of tort reform. In …
November 23rd, 2011
As mentioned in Personal Injury — The Myth of the Frivolous Lawsuit — Hot Coffee Part I, after premiering at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, the documentary Hot Coffee made its television debut on HBO. The movie addresses mandatory arbitration, corporate financing of judicial campaigns, …
November 16th, 2011
After premiering at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, the documentary Hot Coffee made its television debut on HBO. The first movie directed by former attorney Susan Saladoff addresses complex problems in the country’s civil justice system including mandatory arbitration, corporate financing of judicial campaigns, caps on …
September 3rd, 0214
On the topic of birth control, this blog has focused much of its attention on the NuvaRing, whose links to deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and death (among other side effects) resulted in a $100 million settlement spread over 700 plaintiffs. Were every patient to …
July 30th, 0214
In 2006, a Florida Court of Appeal established that individuals could not band together into a class to file a class action lawsuit against tobacco companies for misleading consumers and misrepresenting the dangers their products pose. So, instead of a few cases, courts across the …
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