About Michael Monheit

Michael Monheit is the managing lawyer at Monheit Law near Philadelphia, PA. He has practiced law since 1989. Monheit was the managing attorney of the law offices of Herbert Monheit, a firm founded by Herbert Monheit in 1963. He is also the managing attorney in charge of all Internet business development for the law firm of Anapol Schwartz. Monheit was Chairman of the Fosamax Litigation Group for the American Association for Justice and currently serves on Trial Lawyers Care, Website and IT Advisory Committee, Marketing & Practice Development Committee, and Public Education Committee within AAJ. Monheit Law, P.C. concentrates its practice in the field of personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. During his legal career, Monheit has successfully prosecuted thousands of cases. At present, he is focusing his practice on complex cases involving defective health care and pharmaceutical products. He has developed a national reputation in mass tort litigation and served as a member of the Plaintiff’s Steering and Executive Committee in MDL 1148. Monheit was also lead counsel in class action lawsuits involving childhood lead paint poisoning against public housing authorities — including the Philadelphia Housing Authority — and claims against the lead paint industry. He is an active member of various social networks, including Facebook, LawGuru, LegalExaminer, Lawyers.com, PA Law Blogs, LinkedIn, SlideShare, and Blogger.

What does Actos Contain that Causes Bladder Cancer?

Many people who are weighing the risks and benefits of Actos wonder what does Actos contain that causes bladder cancer? The active ingredient in Actos is pioglitazone hydrochloride, although it is unclear whether pioglitazone hydrochloride is linked to the risk of bladder cancer for some patients who take Actos for more than one year.


UIM Auto Insurance Covers?

Underinsured motorist coverage, or UIM auto insurance, can be an important part of your car insurance plan. If you are hurt in an accident and the other driver does not have enough car insurance to cover all of your injuries and damages then UIM will require your own insurance company to pay the difference up […]


What Went Wrong with the ASR Cup?

The Depuy ASR hip replacement once seemed so promising and was met with excitement, but what happened? Why are there Depuy hip implant problems?


Congenital Heart Defects From Antidepressant Drugs

Not all antidepressant drugs are the same. Some antidepressant drugs present different risks than others for unborn children whose mothers take the drug during pregnancy. Some of the congenital heart defects that may be associated with antidepressant drugs include:


Is Jack3d Illegal?

Recent Jack3d warnings issued by the United States Army and health concerns reported in the news have people wondering: Is Jack3d illegal? The answer is no. Jack3d and other DMAA containing supplements are still legal to sell in the United States. The supplements are sold at popular health stores such as GNC, for example.


Will Actos be removed From US Market?

It is difficult to predict how Actos FDA reports will be used and whether Actos will be removed from the US Market in the future. For now, Actos remains on the market in the United States despite a June 2011 safety alert notifying patients and healthcare professionals that the use of Actos for one year […]


AAOS Looks at What Went Wrong with Metal on Metal Hip Replacements

A look at what went wrong with metal on metal hip replacements was one of the topics before the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) at the organization’s recent 2012 annual meeting. By looking at went wrong, the AAOS hopes to avoid problems with future devices.


Who Are the Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturers?

Are you unsure who made your transvaginal mesh implant? Are you wondering about the different tranvaginal mesh brands?


Failure to Diagnose Sleep Apnea

Failure to address sleep apnea prior to surgery can lead to lifelong medical problems or death and a medical malpractice lawsuit.


Why Kermit Gosnell Should Be Brought to Justice

Most medical professionals are good people. Most doctors and nurses do not willfully harm their patients—though some may make negligent mistakes for which they should be held accountable.