Category: Law Firm News

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 […]

Plaintiff was a 70 year old male rear ended in a motor vehicle accident with minimal to moderate property damage. Plaintiff suffered post-concussion syndrome revised acuity and memory. Liability was not contested – the challenge was in the validity to injuries related to this motor vehicle accident.

Attorney Sternberg recently settled a lawsuit on behalf of a hospital patient who suffered significant burns from an IV infiltration which resulting in scarring. The infiltration occurred because the nurses and hospital staff were overworked and understaffed. The nurses were also ignorant of the standard of care for how to monitor and access IV infusions. […]

Medical malpractice lawyer in Philadelphia, Marc Brecher has obtained a $4.5 Million settlement on behalf of a child who suffered irreversible brain damage due to the failure of the attending obstetrician to properly interpret fetal heart rate monitor tracings. It is common that a baby’s heart rate is recorded on a continuous strip, which indicates […]

Marc Brecher represented a 66-year-old man who present to his family doctor with a swollen and painful knee. The family doctor mistakenly believed that his patient had sciatica. Two days later the patient presented to an emergency room again complaining of a swollen and painful knee . The emergency room doctor referred him to an […]

Marc Brecher represented the estate of a 51-year-old man who presented to a hospital within 45 minutes of the onset of severe chest pain. The emergency room doctor promptly diagnosed that he was having a heart attack and paged the on call cardiologist. However the on call cardiologist did not timely respond to the page. […]

Wapner Newman congratulates partner Adam S. Getson and associate Samuel A. Anyan, Jr. on their inclusion on the Pennsylvania Rising Star list produced by The Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. This is the third year in a row for Mr. Getson and the second year for Mr. Anyan to have been distinguished with this honor. To speak with either for a free consultation, please call (215) 569-0900.


Wapner Newman congratulates partners, Marc G. Brecher and Steven G. Wigrizer for being named to the 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. This is the 10th year Mr. Brecher was selected and the 11th year Mr. Wigrizer was selected. To speak with either for a free consultation, please call (215) 569-0900.

Medical malpractice attorney in Philadelphia, Marc Brecher has obtained a $5,000,000 settlement for a child who suffered intraventricular and subarachnoid hemorrhage due to the inappropriate use of forceps at the time of delivery. During the delivery, the attending physician used forceps on this baby’s head without appropriately locking the forcep blades. This inappropriate conduct was […]