Philadelphia accident lawyer John Mattiacci has been admitted as a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates was established in 1993.  Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. In order to be admitted to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates , an attorney must have obtained a verdict in excess of $2 million or…

Philadelphia trial lawyer John Mattiacci recently settled a lead poisoning case on behalf of a union carpenter for $450,000. The plaintiff worked as a union carpenter on the restoration of a historic building. Despite the property owner’s testing for lead, which showed high levels, no lead removal was performed prior to construction.  The plaintiff’s job…

Today Mayor Michael Nutter told ABC News that the search for survivors in the Philadelphia building collapse has ended. Six people died in the building collapse and rescue efforts lasted more than thirty hours.  Several of the people who died were in the Salvation Army when the building next to it collapsed.  Fourteen people were pulled from the…

Attorney William Coppol of our law firm obtained a $4.3 million dollar verdict before a federal jury on May 13, 2013. Bill tried the case in the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania before the Honorable Gene E.K. Pratter.   The case was brought on behalf of a worker who lost several fingers…

Anchor Your Flat Screen Televisions To Prevent Accidents People often do not realize how dangerous falling flat screen televisions can be to children. Flat screen televisions are top heavy and often tip over if they are not properly anchored to a wall. There are several reported incidents each year in which children have been injured…

OSHA Fines Sea Isle Builder JF Builders $48,000 For Alleged OSHA Violations The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has hit Sea Isle City company JF Builders, Inc. with fines of $48,510. The fines were implemented for two repeat and two serious safety violations at a Pleasure Avenue construction site in Sea Isle…

Know What’s Below – Call Before You Dig What is the “Pennsylvania One Call System”? In Pennsylvania, the utility companies must be notified before any digging is done with earth moving equipment.  This includes work done by a homeowner on his or her own property when using powered equipment. This protects underground utilities from being…

On March 22nd, Laura Mattiacci and her co-counsel Rahul Munshi of Console Law Offices won a verdict of $1.67 million in a New Jersey CEPA case.  The case was tried in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia. Laura and Rahul tried the case on behalf of Marla Pietrowski against defendant the Kintock Group.  Ms. Pietrowski worked as a senior…

What is Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Pennsylvania? Our website was recently updated to provide a simple explanation of uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage in Pennsylvania. This coverage, often abbreviated as UM/UIM, is a type of auto insurance that protects you and your family from drivers that have no insurance or do not have…