About Max Kennerly

I’m a trial lawyer for people who have been seriously hurt. I’m listed in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America and I have an “Excellent” rating from Avvo. I have a B.A. in History with Honors from Yale University and a J.D. from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University. For the past ten years, my law practice has been devoted to representing injured plaintiffs. Read More

Will Doctors Be Held Accountable For Bad Prescribing Decisions?

By |September 26th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|

Prescription drugs are back in the news again, particularly EpiPen and OxyContin. Although EpiPen is a generic medication, the EpiPen’s manufactuer, [...]

CT Scans After A Head Injury: Too Many Or Too Few?

By |August 7th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|

A study was recently published in “Academic Emergency Medicine,” a medical journal for emergency room doctors, which said that CT [...]

When A Car Company Puts Design And Comfort Over Safety

By |August 5th, 2016|Product Liability|

As expected, the parents of actor Anton Yelchin have filed a lawsuit against Jeep for Yelchin’s death on June 19, [...]

Two Studies On The Pill-Prescribing Culture of Doctors

By |July 18th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|

No matter what condition you have, there is a pill for it. If there’s more than one pill for it, [...]

Why Do Doctors Overstate Robotic Surgery Benefits?

By |June 24th, 2016|Medical Malpractice|

Forbes has a new article by Peter Ubel, “Doctors Can't Be Trusted To Tell Patients Whether They Should Receive Robotic [...]

Doctor Can’t Hide Behind Bad Handwriting In Stroke Malpractice Case

By |June 23rd, 2016|Medical Malpractice|

For decades, patients, nurses, and doctors alike have told jokes about doctors’ sloppy handwriting. But it’s no joke: thousands of [...]

Vaginal Tear During Delivery – New Medical Guidelines From ACOG

By |June 22nd, 2016|Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice|

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (“ACOG”) is hardly the most objective source of medical information. As we discussed [...]

Could Jeremy Carter’s Death Have Been Prevented?

By |December 22nd, 2015|Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death|

Earlier this week, Jeremy Carter, the grandson of Jimmy Carter, died at 28 years old from an apparent heart attack. [...]

Tincher v. Omega Flex: Five Key Points From Pennsylvania’s New Standard For Strict Liability

By |November 23rd, 2014|Product Liability|

It’s finally here: Tincher v. Omega Flex, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s overhaul of strict liability. If you’re unfamiliar with the [...]

Walmart’s Answer To Tracy Morgan’s Lawsuit Is Worse Than You Think

By |October 2nd, 2014|Premises Liability|

Back in June, I wrote a short post on the fatal accident involving a Walmart truck plowing through traffic on [...]