by: Julianna Merback Burdo I was always envious during my youth of multi-talented people. Those who could sing and play an instrument, for example. That just was not me, or so I thought. No, no – I loved animals and so I initially aimed to become a veterinarian. That plight ended once I learned that understanding complex mathematics was needed to succeed in the field of animal medicine. Fast forward in life. The lega...
by: Julianna Merback Burdo Did you ever ask yourself why the need to go to a hospital’s emergency room typically arises in the middle of the night, during the weekend, on a holiday, or in the middle of snow storm? Then the questions begin to flow: do I need to go to the ER, should I go, which hospital is best, will it be crowded and how long will I wait, and what on earth will they do for me? The decision is made and you...
by: Julianna Merback Burdo I practiced law for a decade before owning a smart phone. During that time, I constantly struggled with retrieving and responding to voice mail messages. Try as I might, calls from clients would come in and messages were left in droves that went unanswered. I simply could not be the type of lawyer who made “that promise” to return your call by the close of business. In 2001, I made the leap...
Philadelphia Wapner Newman Investigates Wave of Bacterial Infections in Wall Township Facility
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. We 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 for a series of knee injections to ease the effects of...
Philadelphia <span class=$227 Million Settlement Reached in Market Street Building Collapse Case">
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 was 75% responsible. The collapse led to the death of seven people and the inj...