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Investigation into Philadelphia-Area Stockbroker Ponzi Scheme

Investigation into Philadelphia-Area Stockbroker Ponzi Scheme

Green, Schafle & Gibbs has launched an investigation into the alleged Ponzi Scheme operated by Philadelphia-area stockbroker Paul W. Smith. Based in Wayne, PA, Smith operated a long-running Ponzi Scheme using purported investments in The Haverford Group, which costs a group of mostly retired and elderly investors approximately $2.35 million, according to the SEC.

The Dirty Secret of the Securities Industry

The Dirty Secret of the Securities Industry

There’s a universe of advice and information out there for investors looking to educate and protect themselves. Tune in to MSNBC or visit TheStreet.com and you’ll find a million answers to million different questions related to investing intelligently. But for all this “noise” about investing, there is some basic, critical information you probably will not hear about that could make all the difference to your financial well-being.

Defective Hip Implants & Your Legal Rights

Defective Hip Implants & Your Legal Rights

Getting hip implant surgery these days is easy enough. Unfortunately the problems tend to start after the procedure, when many patients notice symptoms and side-effects related to defective hip implant technology. In some cases, the technology is so dangerous - and causes so much pain - that hip implant revision surgery becomes necessary. In such cases, you may need to explore your legal rights.

Firm Announces FINRA Award of Over $63K Against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Firm Announces FINRA Award of Over $63K Against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

In a notable FINRA arbitration award released late last month from a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Arbitrator.  Philadelphia-based FINRA attorney arbitration law firm, Green, Schafle & Gibbs, has secured a more than $63,000 arbitration award from brokerage firm Morgan Stanley Smith Barney to an investor who had sought $80,000 in financial damages.

Elder Financial Health Impacts US Economy, says Philly Fed Chief

Elder Financial Health Impacts US Economy, says Philly Fed Chief

As the baby boomer generation ages, the financial exploitation of older Americans becomes more and more of a problem. It not only affects individual wealth and security, but it has a ripple effect that extends outward to families, society and the national economy.

Bellwether Trial in IVC Filter Lawsuits

Bellwether Trial in IVC Filter Lawsuits

A bellwether trial on October 23, 2017 will structure arguments for future matters pertaining to faulty IVC filter devices. This case is relevant for victims of faulty IVC filters because it will determine whether the manufacturer was negligent in selling and producing a product that has allegedly caused a number of injuries and fatalities.

IVC Filter Overuse and Potential Dangers

IVC Filter Overuse and Potential Dangers

In 2010, the FDA issued a safety warning over inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, a type of vascular filter implanted into the heart by radiologists or surgeons in order to presumably prevent life-threatening pulmonary emboli (PEs). In the years following the warning, the rate of implantation slowed, although it is still more than 10x higher than in Europe.

Did Xarelto Makers Withhold Data from Medical Journal?

Did Xarelto Makers Withhold Data from Medical Journal?

A footnote in a recently filed legal briefing claims that the companies, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer, withheld information from researchers in relation to a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine about the effects of Xarelto.

Philadelphia Tribune Applauds Charles Gibbs

Philadelphia Tribune Applauds Charles Gibbs

GREEN, SCHAFLE & GIBBS are proud to announce that firm partner, Charles Gibbs, has been profiled in the Philadelphia Tribune for his commitment to serving the local community through his thriving criminal practice.