Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/23/2017 -- Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky is a top law firm, located in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, that has recently settled what is believed to be the largest personal injury settlement in Pennsylvania history. It was announced on February 8, 2017, that $227 million in damages will be paid to 19 plaintiffs, including the loved ones of seven who died, due to the June 5, 2013, collapse of a Salvation Army Family Thrift Store. People who are seeking a personal injury lawyer in South Jersey and Pennsylvania can turn to Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky.
The trial attorneys from several law firms, including Robert J. Mongeluzzi and Jeffrey P. Goodman of Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, as well as Harry M. Roth, Steven G. Wigrizer, Jason S. Weiss, Adam E. Grutzmacher, and James E. Begley, collectively represented the case together. They represented the seven people who died and half of the people who were injured and survived when a building that was being demolished collapsed onto the Salvation Army store next to it.
Testimony determined that the company sent five emails to the Salvation Army, warning them of the potential of an 'uncontrolled collapse' in the weeks before the catastrophe. Mr. Goodman of Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky stated, "This settlement sends a message to business owners that the safety of customers and employees comes first, and safety risks can never be ignored."
To learn more about this case and the Philadelphia work accident attorneys from Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, contact them at 215-496-8282.
About Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky
Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky is a law firm that offers personal injury lawyers in New Jersey and Philadelphia. The attorneys at Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky have achieved some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They also represent construction workers who have been injured or killed.
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