Category: In The News

Philadelphia slip and fall injury attorney

You can be seriously injured in an accident anywhere, and injuries may cause permanent medical conditions and problems that may last a lifetime. To prevent devastating injuries, the National Safety Council (NSC) has designated June as National Safety Month, with the focus on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road […]

March is TBI Awareness Month

Brain injuries are among the most devastating injuries to humans, since the brain controls our ability to function in every area of life, from thought processes to breathing. The brain is delicate and sensitive; and although it is protected by the skull, it can damage easily.  When the brain is injured, any part of ability […]

Kaleb Belay Philadelphia Student Victim

Twenty-five-year-old Temple University graduate student Kaleb Belay was shot six times by a Philadelphia police officer on Wednesday night, March 6. Belay was not carrying a gun; and though police were responding to a reported stabbing in the area, they found no stabbing victim. The only victim that night was Kaleb Belay, who is in […]

Will Uber's New Safety Initiatives in Philly Be Effective?

Need a ride to or from the Philly airport? Looking for a quick way to get into the city without taking the train, bus, or your personal vehicle? You’ve probably considered a rideshare app like Uber. But like many people, you may be concerned about the safety ramifications. As it turns out, Uber’s CEO, Dara […]

Justice for Pennsylvania’s Catholic Diocese Abuse Victims?

“There have been other reports of abuse in the Catholic Church. But never on this scale.” So said the grand jury investigating the latest scandal involving abuse of children by Catholic priests. It’s painful to read through the lengthy report released Tuesday, which detailed allegations of sexual abuse committed by hundreds of ‘predator priests’ against […]

PA Hospital Infection Attorney

Wapner Newman trial attorneys are currently investigating the wave of bacterial infections that are plaguing patients of Osteo Relief Institute South Jersey in Wall Township. The attorneys are representing the family of one such patient who developed septic arthritis/MRSA and ultimately died. This patient, William Coleman of Manasquan, came to Osteo Relief Institute South Jersey […]

Legal Award

Wapner Newman is proud that the long civil trial stemming from the 2013 building collapse on Market Street has concluded with a $227 million settlement, which is believed to be the largest personal injury settlement in Pennsylvania history. After only four hours of deliberation, the jury returned a unanimous verdict and decided the Salvation Army […]

Wapner Newman Files Suit in Erie Group Home Fire Deaths

Group Home Owner and Caretaker Negligent in Deadly Fire Alleges Suit