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Kia Sorentos Recalled

April 11, 2018

In 2017, a Japanese manufacturer of airbags, Takata, was forced to file for bankruptcy relief because of the expected economic cost of significant recall actions related to airbags that malfunctioned or, in more than a few cases, exploded and cause serious injury, even death. It is estimated that 37 million vehicles are currently under recall for […]

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About The Legal Services Provided By Powell Law – Personal Injury

February 22, 2018

112 years ago in 1906, James J. Powell, Sr. founded Powell Law based on the principles of “honor, integrity, and trust.” As Northeastern Pennsylvania’s oldest personal injury law firm, our attorneys and staff have adhered to these principles for well over a century. For three generations, Powell Law has successfully litigated a wide range of […]

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Severe Burn Injuries May Occur In Your Home

January 16, 2018

If you require legal counsel and assistance in litigating a claim for damages resulting from a personal injury, contact the Powell Law Firm. Our decades of experience make it the clear and obvious choice for representation in personal injury matters in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas. One of the first things we learn as toddlers is […]

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GM Recalls 3.6 Million Cars For Airbag Failures

November 7, 2016

In September, GM issued a recall of more than 3.6 million vehicles because of a reported airbag defect that may prevent the airbag from engaging during a collision or other triggering event. In a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to General Motors, the agency stated, “A failure of the front air bags or seat […]

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Is There A Causal Connection Between Body Powder & Cancer?

November 4, 2016

A lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson brought by a Louisiana woman is the latest case in a long stream of litigation alleging an association between body powder and cancer. The plaintiff in the lawsuit, Shintelle Joseph, alleges Johnson & Johnson (J & J) actively marketed its heritage body powder as safe and effective for odor […]

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FDA Issues Imodium Warning

September 28, 2016

Consumers must be cautious in using common over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription diarrhea medication loperamide (Imodium). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning that taking higher than recommended doses of the drugmay cause serious heart problems that may result in death. The FDA’s warning is a result of the agency receiving 48 […]

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Dangers Of Hoverboards

September 2, 2016

One of the most popular Christmas gifts this past holiday season was probably first seen by most of us in “Back to the Future 2” when Marty McFly tried to elude capture using something that looked like a miniature flying surf board. Of course, I’m referring to hoverboards, arguably not only a new form of […]

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Damages for Delay In Actions for Bodily Injury, Death Or Property Damage

August 12, 2016

The attorneys at Powell Law consider many factors in assessing the value of damages alleged in a personal injury lawsuit. For 110 years, we’ve made these assessments on behalf of our clients in helping maximize recovery of damages in all types of personal injury matters. With the potential for any case to be “backlogged” in […]

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Dangers Of E-Cigarettes

August 9, 2016

In the last ten years, many adults, young and old, have started to use electronic cigarettes as an alternative to tobacco cigarettes. At first, inhaling vapor in this manner was thought to be less harmful than smoking. However, e-cigarettes are still unregulated by the FDA which means that users ultimately have no idea what they […]

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