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Were Opioids the Cause of This Reality Star’s Death?

Have you heard of the television show My 600 Lb. Life? It airs on TLC, and for several seasons it has followed the exploits of morbidly obese patients who have sought help from Houston surgeon Younan Nowzaradan. Many of these people have been met with tremendous obstacles and physical strain as they’ve tried to shed weight while having their lives…
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Is a New Wawa’s Worth a Traffic Nightmare?

Have you ever driven through the intersection of Broad Street, Newman Springs Road, Maple Avenue and Route 35? If you are a frequenter of this Red Bank crossroads, then you know that in the morning and in the afternoon, it becomes one of the most congested stretches of asphalt in Monmouth County. So, why would Wawa want to plop a…
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Governor-Elect Murphy Assembling Transition Team, And John Keefe Jr. Is on It

Keefe Law Firm is proud to announce that our managing partner and founder—John Keefe Jr.—has been appointed to the Law and Justice Committee of Governor-Elect Phil Murphy’s Transition Team. John is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney who has trial experience in both the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey. As a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association,…
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Is Transvaginal Mesh Safe?

Transvaginal mesh surgery has become a popular solution for women affected by pelvic organ prolapse (POP), which can plague sufferers with pain and discomfort. What Is Transvaginal Mesh? Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when a woman’s vaginal tissues become weakened or stretched. Reasons that a woman’s vaginal tissues can be stretched or weakened include childbirth, chronic constipation, repetitive heavy lifting, poor…
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Could Using Industrial Hand Soap at Work Hurt Me?

Could the industrial hand soap you use at work be hurting you? Recently, Occupational Health & Safety magazine featured a report on industrial hand cleansers and whether they are doing more harm to workers than good. How Can Using Industrial Hand Soap Hurt Me? Per the Occupational Health & Safety magazine report, not all industrial hand soap is dangerous. The…
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Is It Safe for Cars to Share the Road with 18 Wheelers?

Can 18 wheelers safely share the road with cars and smaller trucks? A minivan and a tractor trailer truck collided on Interstate 78 near Union, New Jersey recently. The incident resulted in one death. The fatal truck crash happened around exit 49 as the vehicles approached Route 124. The minivan’s driver-side was jammed against the truck and its front windshield…
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Keefe Law Firm Fights to Help Employees Recover Commission Payments

Following a year of hard-fought litigation, Keefe Law Firm attorneys John E. Keefe, Jr., Esq. and Paul A. DiGiorgio, Esq. thwarted Heartland Payment Systems’ (HPS) latest attempt to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought against them by a group of former employees. The suit involves HPS, which is now a Global Payments company, attempting to deny ex-employees commissions. In the…
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FDA Claims St. Jude Medical Downplayed Pacemaker Defect

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has claimed St. Jude Medical downplayed potential risks caused by its pacemakers. St. Jude Medical was bought by Abbot Laboratories earlier this year for $25 billion. According to a letter sent by the FDA to Abbot Laboratories, St. Jude Medical shipped hundreds of thousands of pacemakers for years before finally recalling the devices in…
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Are Electronic Cigarette Batteries Causing Catastrophic Injuries to Consumers?

Electronic cigarette batteries have gained notoriety for causing severe burn injuries to consumers. However, these are not “minor” burn injuries. People are suffering catastrophic, life-altering injuries from explosions caused by electronic cigarette batteries. In fact, the Navy recently issued a fleet-wide ban on electronic cigarettes over reports of explosions causing injuries to sailors. Victims have the following injuries: Third-degree chemical…
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The Honorable C. Judson Hamlin (ret.) and John E. Gregory, Jr. to Participate in NJSBA Panel

The Honorable C. Judson Hamlin (ret.) and Keefe Law Firm Partner John E. Gregory, Jr. will participate in a panel at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA) Annual Meeting & Convention in Atlantic City. Each year, the NJSBA hosts the Annual Meeting & Convention, which includes speakers, networking and social events. John Gregory and Judge Hamlin will speak in…
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