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FDA Issues Recall Of Phenylephrine HCl Due To Visible Particles In Vials

The healthcare industry is receiving warnings from the Food and Drug Administration regarding the dangers of injectable versions of Phenylephrine HCl. According to an FDA press release, the warnings and recent recall are being blamed on “visible particles”…

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Below is the link to a Pennsylvania Superior Court decision from August 31, 2009.  In  Pringle v. Rapaport, ___ A.2d ___ (Pa. Super. August 31, 2009),  the Superior Court reversed a Clearfield County Court of Common Pleas verdict for the defendant doctor. The…

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Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Hospital In Carlisle Alleged SERIOUS PROBLEMS.

Three days ago, a story broke, that Carlisle Regional Medical Center (“CRMC”) had been taken to task by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The article said two deaths in the Emergency Department may be blamed on dangerous understaffing. If you or…

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Federal Court Strikes Trucking Company Witnesses’ Changes To Errata

On January 19, 2011, Judge Jones in the District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania issued an Order and ruling in a truck accident case where the issue concerns whether he should strike an errata sheet of a Swift Trucking Company witness. The…

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Pennsylvania Superior Court Says Forum Shopping Not Per Se Improper In Insurance Case

Attached is the link to the Pennsylvania Superior Court case from May 19, 2009 in  Walls v. The Phoenix Insurance Company. This is an insurance case dealing with the denial of a property damage claim for a property in Monroe County. The insured filed…

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Court Grants Petition To Determine Validity Of Exclusion

Attached is the link to the PA Supreme Court order from July 7, 2009 in  Heller v. Pennsylvania League of Cities where the Court has Granted the Heller Petition for Allowance of Appeal on the following issue: Whether or not the Honorable Court should…

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SCHMIDT KRAMER Lawyers Named 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

Schmidt Kramer, is pleased to announce that Partners  Scott B. Cooper and  Terry Hyman have been named 2009 “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” by  Law & Politics Magazine. Each year, only 5% of personal injury lawyers in the Commonwealth are named Super Lawyers…

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Child Not In Safety Seat Dies In Pennsylvania Crash

The importance of buckling your child into a safety or booster seat was again highlighted yesterday when a father and young child were killed after being involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle. Reports from  Channel 21 News say that the…

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A motorist died on the morning of Friday, September 2, in a car and tanker truck crash in the northbound lanes of Pennsylvania’s Turnpike near Lower Salford. According to The Reporter, the crash occurred around 2:25 a.m. between the Lansdale and Quakertown…

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Do you believe that pre-treatment binding arbitration agreements to nursing homes are valid?  This means that even before a person has been admitted to a nursing home facility they, or their loved one, would agree to arbitrate any negligence claims as…

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