Philadelphia Reaches Settlement with Gun Parts Manufacturers to Halt Sales of ‘Ghost Guns’ in Effort to Curb Gun Violence

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — In a significant development, two gun parts manufacturers have agreed to temporarily halt sales of their products in Philadelphia and other parts of Pennsylvania. The announcement came as city officials settled their lawsuit against Polymer80 and JSD Supply. The companies were accused of perpetuating gun violence by manufacturing and selling untraceable weapons, commonly known as “ghost guns.” The lawsuit was part of a broader legal effort to restrict the marketing of assemble-at-home guns. According to city officials, Philadelphia filed the suit in July, citing the manufacturers’ reckless business practices that threatened public … Read more

Philadelphia Jury Awards $12 Million to Woman Injured in Utility Truck Accident: Defendant’s Lack of Accountability Influences Landmark Verdict

Philadelphia, PA – A woman has been awarded $12 million by a Philadelphia jury after being struck by a utility truck while crossing the street. The decision, reached on April 5, was heavily influenced by the defendant’s unwillingness to accept responsibility for the accident, according to Morgan & Morgan attorney Alex Hyder, who represented the plaintiff. The incident, which occurred in Philadelphia, resulted in severe injuries for the woman. The jury’s verdict reflects their belief that the defendant’s negligence was the primary cause of the accident. With the significant financial compensation awarded, it is clear … Read more

Innocence Prevails: Philadelphia Men Exonerated After Decades in Prison for Murder Case

Chester, Pennsylvania – In a major development, three Philadelphia-area men who had spent decades in prison for a 1997 murder had their convictions overturned last Thursday. Recent evidence proved that their DNA was absent from the crime scene where an elderly woman was brutally killed. The three men, Sam Grasty, Derrick Chappell, and Morton Johnson, had consistently maintained their innocence in the murder of Henrietta Nickens, a 70-year-old woman who was beaten to death and sexually assaulted in her Delaware County apartment. The exoneration came after years of legal efforts by the nonprofit Centurion, which … Read more

Litigator with Expertise in Toxic Tort Cases Joins Marshall Dennehey’s Philadelphia Office

Philadelphia, PA – A seasoned litigator with expertise in handling toxic tort cases has recently relocated her practice to Marshall Dennehey’s Philadelphia office. After serving over five years at Goldberg Segalla LLP, this move marks a significant milestone in her legal career. The decision to transition to Marshall Dennehey comes as a strategic move to continue growing her practice and advancing her professional development. With a strong reputation in the legal industry, Marshall Dennehey offers an ideal platform for her to excel in her field. Throughout her career, she has successfully represented clients in complex … Read more