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What To Do In Case Of Defective Hernia Mesh

For decades, surgeons use hernia  mesh  to  repair  hernias. Repeated recalls were  given to  this device. Many patients filed lawsuits were hurt and got severe harm by the mesh device. There are a wide variety of brands of the hernia mesh that are linked to severe complications. You are at risk if you went through the repair surgery in which mesh brands named Ethicon, Atrium CQur, and Physiomesh were used. Any infection, bleeding, a pain you suffer might be the result of the hernia mesh failure. Hernia Mesh Lawsuits If  your hernia  mesh  repair  surgery has  gone wrong  you should… Read More

Do I Require A Nursing Home Abuse Or Neglect Lawyer?

Despite the positive aspects of a nursing home, the downfall of nursing homes has begun to spiral. Abuse and neglect are starting to surface on a greater scale within Old Folks’ homes. With the increase of elderly population, families are unable to care for their loved ones with all of the daily activities that must be fulfilled. The elderly are vulnerable because of their fragile state and are sent to these facilities to be taken care of. It becomes a serious matter when an elder person is neglected, abused, or injured. When an elder person experiences these types of harms,… Read More

How Health Insurance Reforms Address Obesity

The majority of states have now expanded health insurance coverage to treat obesity, with some states specifically targeting diabetes in the measures they took to extend health coverage. This can result in some treatments and procedures, such as a gastric sleeve, being covered by insurers for patients suffering from severe obesity. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has a goal of making health coverage more uniform around the nation, as well as making health insurance plans cover a wider range of medical conditions. Starting in 2012, individual states were given the option to choose an existing health insurance plan to use as a benchmark.… Read More

Trial Attorneys Leonard V. Fodera And Allison Long Are Pleased To Announce The Formation Of Fodera & Long, P.C

April 5, 2011-Philadelphia Pa. Trial Attorneys Leonard V. Fodera and Allison Long are pleased to announce the formation of Fodera & Long, p.c. Trial Attorneys Leonard V. Fodera and Allison Long are pleased to announce the formation of Fodera & Long, p.c.. The Attorneys at Fodera & Long have combined over 40 years legal Trial experience. These Attorneys have represented hundreds of clients. They have recovered tens of millions of dollars in awards, by way of verdict or settlement, for their clients. Attorney Leonard V. Fodera has been voted by his peers, in the legal community, as a Pennsylvania Super… Read More

Philadelphia Teacher Wins 4 Tickets To See The Phillies From The Law Firm Of Fodera And Long

Fodera & Long would like to congratulate Chonte Hunt, the winner of the Fodera & Long Phillies tickets giveaway. Chonte, a teacher and Philadelphia resident, won 4 tickets to the May 1, 2011 Phillies game against the NY Mets. She was randomly selected from over 400 people who entered the contest by “liking” Fodera & Long’s Facebook page and completing and entry form. Chonte was treated to a 14-inning game against the Mets in which the Phillies eventually lost. But it was a memorable night as during the game the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death filtered through Citizen’s Bank… Read More

New Study Links Diabetes Medication To Bladder Cancer

According to a study published in the April 2011 scientific journal Diabetes Care of the American Diabetes Association, the use of the diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone) is linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer. The study, entitled Assessing the Association of Pioglitazone Use and Bladder Cancer Through Drug Adverse Event Reporting, examined all bladder cancer reports in patients taking anti-diabetic drugs from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Adverse Event Reporting System between 2004 and 2009. The study found a significantly increased risk for bladder cancer in those taking Actos (pioglitazone). Other anti-diabetic drugs, were not associated with… Read More

Self-Employed Lifetime Philadelphian Wins 4 Tickets To See The Phillies From The Law Firm Of Fodera And Long

Fodera & Long would like to congratulate Andre Bright, a self-employed lifetime Philadelphian. Mr. Bright won 4 tickets to the June 6, 2011 Phillies game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Andre will be bringing his wife and two daughters to the game. He was randomly selected from approximately 800 people who entered the contest by “liking” Fodera & Long’s Facebook page and completing and entry form. We would like to thank everyone who entered and let everyone know to stay tuned. Fodera & Long will be running an additional Phillies ticket giveaway later this season through our Facebook page. If… Read More

Temple University Student Wins Femme Fatale Tickets From The Philadelphia Law Firm Of Fodera And Long

The Philadelphia law firm of Fodera & Long would like to congratulate Bridgette Adekoya, a junior at Temple University studying sociology. Bridgette won 2 tickets to the July 30, 2011 Femme Fatale Concert at the Wells Fargo Center featuring Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj. She was randomly selected from those who entered the contest by “liking” Fodera & Long’s Facebook page and completing the contest entry form. We would like to thank everyone who entered and let everyone know to stay tuned. Fodera & Long will be running additional giveaways through our Facebook page. You can also visit our website… Read More

$2.8 Million Lawsuit That Was Handled By The Lawyers Of Fodera And Long

A Jury Awards $2.8 Million To Girl Raped In Foster Care In March of 2003 the lawyers of Fodera and Long took a rape case to trial and won a jury award of $2.8 million An 11-year-old Philadelphia girl who was raped seven years ago while living in a foster home under contract with the city was awarded $2.8 million by a federal jury. The eight-member civil-court jury deliberated about five hours before returning the verdict in favor of the girl – identified as “M.B.” – and her aunt and guardian, “T.B.” The verdict and damages were against the North… Read More

Failure To Diagnose Results $500,000.00 For Victim With The Help Of Philadelphia Law Firm Fodera And Long

April 2011, Philadelphia, Pa Fodera & Long resolved a matter against a local health care provider for $500,000.00: Woman presented to local provider in extreme pain. Total time in evaluation was less than 15 minutes. She was diagnosed with a “boil”. Woman represented later the same day with fulminant necrotizing fasciitis ( flesh eating disease). Allegations of failure to diagnose on first presentation.