Archive | Uncategorized

Remembering Ronald Motley

  Today we lost a great warrior for the rights of the wrongfully injured. Ronald  Motley, one of our own, was one of the greatest lawyers our nation has ever known. Ron tried and won more cases in more jurisdictions than any other lawyer in American History.   Ron dedicated his professional life to the […]

Read the full story

Posted in UncategorizedComments Off

Virginia For-Profit College Settles $5 Million Lawsuit

  for-profit college in Virginia will settle a $5 million class-action suit filed by eight former students who claim their education was a sham. The suit claimed that Chester Career College “targeted minorities for enrollment and did not provide them an adequate education.” The college allegedly advertised in areas and on television programs that reached […]

Read the full story

Posted in UncategorizedComments Off

Pfizer unit settles unlawful medication-marketing suit for $491 million.

Although none of the major television networks covered the story, many major online and print media sources on Tuesday covered a settlement agreement by Pfizer’s Wyeth unit related to illegal marketing of a kidney-transplant treatment. Nearly all of the articles included quotes from Federal officials, all of whom emphasized that the company’s off-label promotions placed […]

Read the full story

Posted in UncategorizedComments Off

Senate Democrats push energy drink makers to quit marketing to children.

  The Hill (7/31, Hattem, 21K) reported in its “Regwatch” blog that Senate Democrats want energy drink manufactures to cease marketing their products to children, likening the practice to “covert marketing” tactics previously used by the tobacco industry. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) accused manufacturers of “openly advertising to kids and denying it” in front of […]

Read the full story

Posted in UncategorizedComments Off

NCAA Concussion Suit Seeking Class-Action Status

    Attorneys in the concussion lawsuit against the NCAA are seeking class-action status in a case they say could “change college sports forever.” The plaintiffs in the suit accuse the NCAA of failing to establish a strong, clear policy on concussions and say team doctors and trainers often put players at risk by allowing […]

Read the full story

Posted in UncategorizedComments Off

Maryland’s Highest Court Affirms $ 15,000,000 Dollar Mesothelioma Verdict Against Ford

Congratulations to my friends and Colleagues Jon Ruckdeschel & Christian Hartley in thier great victory today over Ford. The Maryland Court of Appeals (which is the Maryland Supreme Court) handed down a terrific decision in the Dixon case. A full copy appears below.The intermediate court had reversed the trial verdict and announced a standard for […]

Read the full story

Posted in UncategorizedComments Off

Product Safety News

Top Practice Areas

Philadelphia
Mesothelioma, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Injury, Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Truck Accidents

New Jersey
Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Mesothelioma, Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Truck Accidents

Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C.

Archives