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Thanks for the Memories, Patty Lopresti. We’ll Miss You!

December 17th, 2018

On Dec. 31, Feldman Shepherd will be saying goodbye to the ultimate smile, face and voice of our firm when long-time secretary Patty Lopresti, who has been with the firm since its inception, leaves after more than 30 years of service to begin her retirement. While …

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Are You Safe Sharing the Road with Tractor-Trailers?

October 26th, 2018

2 More People Die in Violent I-78 Construction Zone Crash Once again a tractor-trailer plowed into slowed traffic in a construction zone, causing a chain-reaction crash with multiple fatalities. The latest accident occurred on Nov. 14 on I-78 in Windsor Township, Pennsylvania, when a tractor-trailer slammed …

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Like Father Like Son: G. Scott Vezina’s 10-Year-Old Son Helps Special Needs Kids Experience the Joys of Baseball

October 18th, 2018

For more than 30 years, Feldman Shepherd has had a rich tradition of working to better the lives of children and families who have been devastated by catastrophic injuries and illnesses. We are pleased to report that our tradition of service has inspired a future …

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How Safe Is Your Limo Ride? — Deadly NY Crash Raises Awareness of the Risks Posed by After-Market Modifications That Convert SUVs into Limos

October 10th, 2018

As federal investigators work to determine what caused the horrific crash in upstate New York that killed 20 people, transportation safety experts have finally seen their worst fears realized regarding the safety of stretch limousines. For years, experts have quietly worried about regular SUVs that are …

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Postpartum Hemorrhage

Postpartum Hemorrhage: Should I Worry About Losing Too Much Blood from Childbirth?

September 20th, 2018

Every woman expects blood loss as part of childbirth, whether by C-section or vaginally. What they don’t expect is to hemorrhage to death, or near death. Each year about 50,000 U.S. women are injured during childbirth, according to a recent USA Today investigation. About 700 new …

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Preeclampsia: Critical Medical Information Beyoncé Didn’t Tell You in Her September Vogue Story

August 13th, 2018

As the September issue of Vogue hits newsstands, the world is learning that Beyoncé had toxemia when she was pregnant with her twins, that she was on bed rest for more than one month, and that she required an emergency C-section. Below are answers to the …

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Food Truck Explosion

Propane Tank Explosions: Is Your Food Truck Safe?

August 13th, 2018

Their humble roots began with plastic-wrapped bagels, baked goods and sandwiches. Today, food trucks line city streets, and are a staple at college campuses, carnivals, festivals and fairs. In 2017, there were estimated to be more than 4,000 food trucks in the U.S., many of which …

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Pregnant with Twins: Will My Babies Survive Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome?

July 31st, 2018

If you are pregnant with twins and have been diagnosed with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, or if one or both of your babies have been seriously injured or died from this rare medical condition, you are likely searching for answers as to how and why it …

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Defective Products

What Should I Do If My Child Has Been Injured By a weePOD Basix Potty-Training Seat?

July 24th, 2018

Attorney Alan Feldman Weighs In on Protecting Children from Dangerous Products There are many normal childhood activities that parents accept may pose some risk of injury to their children. But using a potty-training seat is certainly not one of them. According to news reports, a class action …

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