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Wearable Tech Injuries on the Rise: McDonalds recalls Happy Meal Fitness Trackers

Posted in Mass Tort, Personal Injury

McDonalds has recalled 29 million Happy Meal toy fitness trackers in the U.S. and Canada because of reported rash and burn injuries. The McDonalds “Step It” trackers included two versions of brightly colored, wearable tech: one that counts steps, and one that signals walking speed with flashes of light. These Step It “toys” are not high… Continue Reading

Company to Pay for Unsafe Infant Tylenol, Children’s Tylenol and Children’s Motrin

Posted in Legal Updates, Mass Tort, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

McNeil, a local Montgomery County  healthcare company which produced the medications infant tylenol, children’s tylenol and children’s motrin in its Fort Washington,PA location will have to pay 25 million dollars.  The company recently plead guilty because in 2009 when a consumer alert was issued,indicating there were black specs in the medicine,  the company failed to … Continue Reading

Pennsylvania Verdicts and Settlements Rising

Posted in Legal Updates, Mass Tort, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

According to an article published in The Legal Intelligencer on December 19, 2014, which was based on data compiled by PaLaw Magazine, verdicts and settlements in Pennsylvania are trending higher.  The average figure of the largest verdicts in 2014 was higher than in 2013.  According to the article, medical malpractice cases dominated the list of… Continue Reading