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 …
August 16th, 2017
Neonatal Therapeutic Hypothermia, also known as “Cooling Therapy” is a treatment for newborns that lack oxygen due to birth complications.
Infants sometimes lack sufficient oxygen at birth due to blood loss or other complications during delivery. This severe oxygen deficiency, known as birth asphyxia or hypoxic-ischemic …
August 14th, 2017
Pennsylvania has a new health statute requiring that all children be up-to -date with their vaccinations by the first day of school or schools can turn them away. Unlike the eight-month grace period in the past, schools will only permit a 5 day grace period. …
August 9th, 2017
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1 out of 5 patients with non-cancer pain or pain-related diagnoses are prescribed opioids in office-based settings. Amidst the astronomical opioid epidemic, it is imperative that one stays informed when considering treatment for …
August 7th, 2017
Plane crashes are more common than one might think. While commercial plane crashes draw more attention due to their size and recognizable names, general aviation accidents occur much more frequently. Commercial aviation planes are generally larger, and flown by more experienced pilots with more passengers, for …
August 4th, 2017
Yesterday, Thursday, August 3rd, 2017, at around 3:20pm a pedestrian was struck and killed by a FedEx truck. The incident occurred along Route 130 at Van Kannel Avenue in Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey. The victim, 37-year-old Keith Miles of Hamilton Township, was pronounced …
July 20th, 2017
The families of three people killed in crashes last year filed lawsuits against Lindsay Transportation Systems, maker of the allegedly defective X-Lite guardrails that caused their deaths.
In each crash, the X-Lite guardrail separated rather than collapsing backward to absorb impact as it is designed to …
July 18th, 2017
There are an estimated 15.5 million trucks currently operating in the United States covering over 400 billion miles per year. They generate hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue and are an integral part of our economy. Despite our dependence on the trucking industry, these …
July 13th, 2017
At around 12:30pm on Monday, July 10th, 2017, a shipping container fell onto a pickup truck, killing a worker at Packer Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia.
Port Authority officials have determined that it appears a piece of equipment used to lift the large shipping containers, known …
While the scourge of opioids and rash of deaths due to heroin and related opiate drugs on our streets has received enormous attention, there is another threat lurking in our hospitals that is taking lives of innocent and vulnerable patients unnecessarily. Feldman Shepherd attorneys have …
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