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  • Senate Hearing Examines ‘Devastating’ Nursing Home Abuse, CNN Feature
  • Today, Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, the Senate held a hearing, opening the floor up to discuss the pressing issue of nursing home abuse across the country, and necessary steps to...
  • Today, Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, the Senate held a hearing, opening the floor up to discuss the pressing issue of nursing home abuse across the country, and necessary steps to take to ensure the safety of nursing home residents. To learn more, check out CNN’s feature, Senate Hearing Examines ‘Devastating’ Nursing Home Abuse."

  • At Least 103 Injured In Brooklyn Train Derailment
  • At least 103 people have been injured following the derailment of a Long Island Rail Road train at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. According to reports, the...
  • At least 103 people have been injured following the derailment of a Long Island Rail Road train at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. According to reports, the train derailed when it struck and went over an emergency bumper in the terminal, causing the wheels of the first car and one other axle to lift off the tracks and tip the cabin to the side."

  • Wisconsin VA Dentist Exposes 600 Veterans To HIV And Hepatitis
  • According to reports from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Roughly 600 veterans who received dental care at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wisconsin may have been exposed...
  • According to reports from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Roughly 600 veterans who received dental care at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wisconsin may have been exposed to infectious diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C."

  • Johnson & Johnson Hit With $70m Verdict For Cancer-causing Talc Powders
  • A Missouri jury slammed Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its talc supplier with yet another substantial verdict in a lawsuit filed by a woman who developed ovarian cancer after using...
  • A Missouri jury slammed Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its talc supplier with yet another substantial verdict in a lawsuit filed by a woman who developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-base baby powder on her genitals. The verdict, worth a whopping $70 million, comes as the third massive verdict in the state’s talc litigation and is among the highest awarded in cases against J&J."

  • 2016 ATAA Annual Symposium Features Keynote Speaker Attorney Morelli
  • The Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) had its annual inaugural conference in Nashville Tennessee from September 28th to September 30th. Each year, the symposium brings together some of the...
  • The Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) had its annual inaugural conference in Nashville Tennessee from September 28th to September 30th. Each year, the symposium brings together some of the very best truck accident lawyers and paralegals in the entire country. This year’s event was topped off with a keynote speech from New York Injury Attorney Benedict Morelli of Morelli Law Firm."

  • Catastrophic Socal Bus Crash Results In 13 Deaths, 31 Injuries
  • In the early hours of Sunday morning, a tour bus loaded with dozens of passengers collided with a big rig near Palm Springs, California, killing 13 and injuring 31. Investigators...
  • In the early hours of Sunday morning, a tour bus loaded with dozens of passengers collided with a big rig near Palm Springs, California, killing 13 and injuring 31. Investigators are now tasked with the difficult job of determining exactly what caused the collision."

  • Dozens Injured, One Fatality Following Hoboken Commuter Train Crash
  • Investigators have only recently reached the scene of a catastrophic commuter train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey. The railcar slammed into the transit hub of the Hoboken Terminal building a...
  • Investigators have only recently reached the scene of a catastrophic commuter train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey. The railcar slammed into the transit hub of the Hoboken Terminal building a little before 9:00 AM EST at a high speed, skidding over safety and stop blocks. There has been at least one fatality reported and upwards of 100 injuries, several of them serious; Jersey City Medical Center has reportedly accepted 10 people with severe injuries so far."

  • Four Attorneys From Morelli Law Firm Selected To Super Lawyers®
  • Attorneys Benedict Morelli, Adam Deutsch, David Sirotkin, and Perry Fallick of Morelli Law Firm have all been selected as 2016 Super Lawyers®! Super Lawyers® is a highly respected attorney ratings...
  • Attorneys Benedict Morelli, Adam Deutsch, David Sirotkin, and Perry Fallick of Morelli Law Firm have all been selected as 2016 Super Lawyers®! Super Lawyers® is a highly respected attorney ratings organization that specializes in identifying top legal professionals from more than 70 different practice areas for their unmatched commitment, skills, and client satisfaction."

  • Fatal Amtrak Collision Nearly One Year After Previous Accident
  • An Amtrak passenger train derailed Sunday morning in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, just southwest of Philadelphia. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and data collected from the onboard...
  • An Amtrak passenger train derailed Sunday morning in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, just southwest of Philadelphia. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and data collected from the onboard event recorder – a device similar to an airplane’s black box recorder – the train was traveling at 106 miles per hour when it collided with an industrial backhoe on the tracks, resulting in the death of the backhoe operator and a nearby administrator who was on foot."

  • Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $500 Million For Defective Hip Implants
  • With thousands of lawsuits being filed against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) for their seemingly defective-by-design DePuy Hip Implant, five plaintiffs in Texas have recently received a positive conclusion...
  • With thousands of lawsuits being filed against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) for their seemingly defective-by-design DePuy Hip Implant, five plaintiffs in Texas have recently received a positive conclusion to their cases."

  • Amtrak Train Derails In Kansas, Injuries Reported In The Dozens
  • An Amtrak passenger train left Los Angeles in mid-March 2016, bound for Chicago, and derailed catastrophically in the predawn hours of Monday the 14 th by the time it reached...
  • An Amtrak passenger train left Los Angeles in mid-March 2016, bound for Chicago, and derailed catastrophically in the predawn hours of Monday the 14 th by the time it reached rural Kansas. Reports say that five passenger carsof the train’s nine in total derailed, rolling them dangerously onto their sides and off the tracks."

  • New Amtrak Bill Promises Hope
  • In May 2015, a New York-bound Amtrak commuter train derailed and crashed along the northbound corridor of Frankford Junction curve in Philadelphia, PA. 8 people were killed and over 200...
  • In May 2015, a New York-bound Amtrak commuter train derailed and crashed along the northbound corridor of Frankford Junction curve in Philadelphia, PA. 8 people were killed and over 200 were injured in one of the deadliest train crashes ever."

  • Installation Of Positive Train Control & Dangers For Train Commuters
  • On May 12, a northbound Amtrak train from Washington, D.C. derailed and crashed in Philadelphia, PA at the Frankford Junction curve. 8 people were killed and over 200 were injured...
  • On May 12, a northbound Amtrak train from Washington, D.C. derailed and crashed in Philadelphia, PA at the Frankford Junction curve. 8 people were killed and over 200 were injured in what was the deadliest crash on the Northeast Corridor since 1987, and the second derailment to occur on that section of tracks."

  • Morelli Law Firm Sues Usta For Negligence Following Eugenie Bouchard’s Fall At 2015 U.S Open
  • Morelli Law Firm filed suit on October 13 on behalf of professional tennis player Eugenie “Genie” Bouchard. The suit pursues relief related to ongoing problems experienced by Ms. Bouchard as...
  • Morelli Law Firm filed suit on October 13 on behalf of professional tennis player Eugenie “Genie” Bouchard."

  • Morelli Law Firm Settles Tracy Morgan’s Lawsuit Against Walmart
  • From the New Jersey Law Journal, May 27 2015: Read the full article here.
  • From the New Jersey Law Journal, May 27 2015: Read the full article here."

  • Morelli Law Firm Sues Amtrak Over Crash
  • Morelli Law Firm filed suit yesterday on behalf of a passenger onboard Amtrak train No. 188 when it derailed last Tuesday on its route from Washington D.C. to New York....
  • Morelli Law Firm filed suit yesterday on behalf of a passenger onboard Amtrak train No. 188 when it derailed last Tuesday on its route from Washington D.C. to New York."

  • Amtrak Crash Leaves 7 Dead And More Than 200 Injured
  • From the New York Times, May 13: If you or someone you are close to has been injured in last night’s Amtrak crash, you have the right to take legal...
  • From the New York Times, May 13 : If you or someone you are close to has been injured in last night’s Amtrak crash, you have the right to take legal action and to recover money damages. Call ..."

  • Morelli Law Firm Sues Pacquiao And Others For Injury Fraud
  • Morelli Law Firm has become one of the first firms in the country to launch a class action lawsuit on behalf of customers who purchased the Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd...
  • Morelli Law Firm has become one of the first firms in the country to launch a class action lawsuit on behalf of customers who purchased the Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. fight on May 2, 2015 through pay-per-view television."

  • Morelli Law Firm Now Accepting Zofran Cases
  • Did your baby have birth defects after you took Zofran? You deserve to take legal action and recover compensation for the sake of your child. Zofran, also known as ondansetron,...
  • Did your baby have birth defects after you took Zofran? You deserve to take legal action and recover compensation for the sake of your child."

  • Morelli Law Firm Makes The List Of Top 100 Verdicts Of 2014
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  • Feds Announce Changes In Nursing Home Ranking System
  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced changes Friday to its often-critiqued five-star rating system for nursing home quality — changes that are likely to negatively affect the...
  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced changes Friday to its often-critiqued five-star rating system for nursing home quality — changes that are likely to negatively affect the ratings for thousands of facilities, according to an article published by the Center for Public Integrity."

  • FDA Issues Warning About Using Testosterone Products; Requires Labeling Change To Inform Of Possible Increased Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke
  • The FDA today released a safety alert on its website. Please contact us immediately if you have been using testosterone products for low testosterone due to aging and have experienced...
  • The FDA today released a safety alert on its website."

  • Morelli Law Firm Obtains $62 Million Verdict In Labor Law Case
  • In what is believed to be the largest personal injury verdict for a single plaintiff in the history of the Queens County Supreme Court, Benedict P. Morelli and his team...
  • In what is believed to be the largest personal injury verdict for a single plaintiff in the history of the Queens County Supreme Court, Benedict P. Morelli and his team obtained a verdict of $62,060,086.27 on behalf of their client, 26 year old Chinese immigrant Zeng Guang Lin."

  • Congress To Slash Trucker Safety Regulations
  • Congress is poised to suspend trucker safety regulations as part of an end-of-year budget deal, despite the increase in public demand for such regulations prompted by the tragic crash involving...
  • Congress is poised to suspend trucker safety regulations as part of an end-of-year budget deal"

  • Two New Studies Reveal Shocking Statistics About U.S. Aged Care Industry
  • On Wednesday, an investigation was released by the Center for Public Integrity, which independently calculated staffing levels by analyzing annual financial reports submitted by thousands of nursing homes across the...
  • On Wednesday, an investigation was released by the Center for Public Integrity, which independently calculated staffing levels by analyzing annual financial reports submitted by thousands of nursing homes across the country"

  • Super Lawyers At Morelli Law Firm
  • Morelli Law Firm is proud to announce that three of our attorneys have been named as 2014 Super Lawyers. This is the first time Adam Deutsch, our accomplished personal injury...
  • Morelli Law Firm is proud to announce that three of our attorneys have been named as 2014 Super Lawyers."

  • Frequent Trucking Accidents Spark Demand For Action
  • In a headline that is becoming all too familiar,another oversized truck has caused a tragic road accident resulting in numerous deaths and injuries. The truck, this time traveling north on...
  • In a headline that is becoming all too familiar,another oversized truck has caused a tragic road accident resulting in numerous deaths and injuries."

  • EEOC Makes History With Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit
  • The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Thursday made history by filing its first ever lawsuits to protect transgender people in the workplace. The federal agency filed suits against...
  • The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Thursday made history by filing its first ever lawsuits to protect transgender people in the workplace."

  • FDA Advised To Restrict Testosterone Prescriptions
  • An expert panel made up of two advisory committees has voted overwhelmingly for the FDA to impose strict new limitations on the multi-billion dollar testosterone drug industry. Visit our Low-T...
  • An expert panel made up of two advisory committees has voted overwhelmingly for the FDA to impose strict new limitations on the multi-billion dollar testosterone drug industry."

  • FDA Meets To Assess Low-t Health Risks
  • In a combined meeting with two advisory committees, the FDA will be spending today and tomorrow assessing the associated health risks, determining who is being prescribed such medication, and considering...
  • In a combined meeting with two advisory committees, the FDA will be spending today and tomorrow assessing the associated health risks, determining who is being prescribed such medication, and considering an application for a new oral Low T medication, as opposed to current drugs which are administered as gels, injections or implants."

  • Boston Scientific Gets Hit With $73.4m Mesh Verdict
  • Despite winning its first two pelvic mesh bellwether trials in Massachusetts,Boston Scientific has been slapped by a Texas state jury with the largest pelvic mesh verdict in history – a...
  • Despite winning its first two pelvic mesh bellwether trials in Massachusetts,Boston Scientific has been slapped by a Texas state jury with the largest pelvic mesh verdict in history – a staggering $73.4 million."

  • Twice Targeted: First By Their Harassers, Then The Press
  • Labor Day weekend saw more than 100 celebrities become victims of what is being widely referred to as the most extensive celebrity hack in history. Hundreds of private photos, allegedly...
  • Labor Day weekend saw more than 100 celebrities become victims of what is being widely referred to as the most extensive celebrity hack in history."

  • Sexual Assault Victim Wins $12.5m Verdict Against Florida Baptist Convention
  • A 21-year-old college student has won $12.5 million in compensation for being sexually abused by a minister working for the Florida Baptist Convention, Inc. of Jacksonville, Florida, who had been...
  • A 21-year-old college student has won $12.5 million in compensation for being sexually abused by a minister working for the Florida Baptist Convention, Inc."

  • J&J’s Ethicon Slammed With $3.27m Pelvic Mesh Verdict
  • Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc. ("Ethicon") has been hit with a $3.27 million verdict after last Friday's bellwether pelvic mesh trial found the company's transvaginal sling was defectively designed...
  • Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Inc. ("Ethicon") has been hit with a $3.27 million verdict after last Friday's bellwether pelvic mesh trial found the company's transvaginal sling was defectively designed and that users were not warned for its potential risks."

  • BP Found Grossly Negligent In Deepwater Oil Spill
  • In a long-awaited decision, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier yesterday ruled that the biggest oil spill in U.S. history was the result of BP's gross negligence and wilful misconduct. The...
  • In a long-awaited decision, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier yesterday ruled that the biggest oil spill in U.S. history was the result of BP's gross negligence and wilful misconduct. The oil giant was apportioned 67 per cent of the blame for the 2010 incident, with drilling partners Transocean Ltd. and Halliburton Co. being apportioned 30 and 3 per cent respectively."

  • Lawsuit Highlights Role Of Generic Drug Makers In Updating Safety Labeling
  • How fast does a generic drug maker have to update its product labeling to match changes to the equivalent brand-name medication? The question has arisen during a lawsuit by a...
  • How fast does a generic drug maker have to update its product labeling to match changes to the equivalent brand-name medication?"

  • States Still Divided Over Same Sex Marriage
  • A New Orleans federal judge this week upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage, becoming the first decision to buck what had become a unanimous trend of federal courts striking down...
  • A New Orleans federal judge this week upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage, becoming the first decision to buck what had become a unanimous trend of federal courts striking down such bans since the Supreme Court ruled on the matter last year."

  • Preliminary Approval Granted For Red Bull Class Action Settlement
  • Morelli Law Firm can announce that the motion seeking court approval of the agreed-upon settlement terms in the class action against Red Bull has been granted. The Austrian-based energy company,...
  • Morelli Law Firm can announce that the motion seeking court approval of the agreed-upon settlement terms in the class action against Red Bull has been granted."

  • NYTimes Condemns Medicare Ratings System, Sparks Controversy
  • An opinion piece in The New York Times has claimed that Medicare's ratings system for nursing homes "has major flaws" and "is obviously subject to manipulation". The piece reflects on...
  • An opinion piece in The New York Times has claimed that Medicare's ratings system for nursing homes "has major flaws" and "is obviously subject to manipulation"."

  • Medicare Star Ratings Allow Nursing Homes To Rate Themselves
  • If you're looking to put a loved one in a nursing home, you might want to do your research. The New York Times exposed yesterday that the Medicare Ratings System...
  • If you're looking to put a loved one in a nursing home, you might want to do your research."

  • Morelli Law Firm Files Marvin Hamlisch Wrongful Death Lawsuit
  • Morelli Law Firm has filed suit on behalf of the widow of renowned composer Marvin Hamlisch, claiming that the 68-year-old's untimely death was a result of the medical malpractice of...
  • Morelli Law Firm has filed suit on behalf of the widow of renowned composer Marvin Hamlisch, claiming that the 68-year-old's untimely death was a result of the medical malpractice of Defendants New York Presbyterian Hospital and Dr. David Cohen."

  • Morelli Law Firm Successfully Opposes Defendant’s Motion To Dismiss Sexual Orientation Discrimination Claim
  • A Plaintiff represented by Morelli Law Firm, LLP received a positive result today when the Supreme Court, New York County, rejected the Defendants' Motion to Dismiss multiple causes of action...
  • A Plaintiff represented by Morelli Law Firm, LLP received a positive result today when the Supreme Court, New York County, rejected the Defendants' Motion to Dismiss multiple causes of action his Complaint."

  • Red Bull Puts Up $13m To Settle False Advertising Suit
  • Morelli Law Firm has filed a motion seeking class certification for settlement purposes only to resolve its false advertising class action suit against Red Bull GmbH ("Red Bull"). The Austrian-based...
  • Morelli Law Firm has filed a motion seeking class certification for settlement purposes only to resolve its false advertising class action suit against Red Bull GmbH ("Red Bull")."

  • Class-action Bank Litigation Rages On!
  • Major banks lost a bid to quash lawsuits questioning the way overdraft fees were calculated and charged. The lawsuits from around the country, consolidated to federal court in Miami, claim...
  • Major banks lost a bid to quash lawsuits questioning the way overdraft fees were calculated and charged."

  • Trial Set To Begin In Tragic And Unnecessary Death Of Single Mom
  • David Rash and Matthew Moore are going to trial in the tragic death of Andrea Nieves, due to the negligence of a treating doctor at West Kendall Urgent Care Center....
  • David Rash and Matthew Moore are going to trial in the tragic death of Andrea Nieves, due to the negligence of a treating doctor at West Kendall Urgent Care Center."

  • Law Firm Files Federal Lawsuit Against Big Oil
  • MIAMI, FL – Alters Law Firm, P.A. today announced the firm has filed a class action complaint, in the Northern District of Florida Federal Court, against BP P.L.C., BP Products...
  • MIAMI, FL – Alters Law Firm, P.A. today announced the firm has filed a class action complaint, in the Northern District of Florida Federal Court, against BP P.L.C., BP Products North America, Inc., BP America, Inc., Transocean, LTD., Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc., Transocean Deepwater, Inc., Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., and Cameron International Corporation."

  • Morelli Law Firm Files Class Action Complaint Against Red Bull
  • Yesterday, Morelli Law Firm filed a complaint in federal district court against Red Bull on behalf of named plaintiff Benjamin Careathers and a class of similarly situated others. Thomson Reuters...
  • Yesterday, Morelli Law Firm filed a complaint in federal district court against Red Bull on behalf of named plaintiff Benjamin Careathers and a class of similarly situated others."