By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on May 19th, 2019
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman and Irena Shiloh of MyPhillyLawyer talk about Pennsylvania spousal support laws, various legal situations regarding divorce and alimony, and answer legal questions from callers.
Personal Injury Lawyer Wins $22.5M Medical Malpractice Settlement for Family of a 6-Week-Old Baby Who Suffered Permanent Brain Damage Due to Oxygen Deprivation During Surgery
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on May 19th, 2019
A Wisconsin family has reached a $22.5 million medical malpractice damage settlement after their 6-week-old son suffered brain damage following surgery to correct a birth defect involving his spinal cord. The boy's parents, Ramasurreddy and Neeraja Mallidi, of Fitchburg, Wisc., had taken their infant son to the University Of Wisconsin Health System's American Family Children's Hospital to correct a tethered spinal cord, in which the boy's spinal cord was stuck to surrounding tissue, according to...
Car Crash Attorney Reaches $6M Settlement For A Bicyclist Who Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury After Being Struck By a Car in Florida in 2017
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on May 13th, 2019
A 31-year-old Florida man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury when he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle in Miami Beach, Fla., in November of 2017 received a $6 million settlement for his injuries. The victim, Andy Introini, was struck by the car on Nov. 8, 2017, while he was riding his bicycle across the intersection of 21st Street and Collins Avenue when the driver of the car made a high-speed...
Car Accident Lawyer Reaches $2M Settlement for Driver Who Suffered Brain and Spinal Injuries in Crash With Another Car As He Tried to Avoid a Double-Parked UPS Delivery Truck
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on May 3rd, 2019
With a doubled-parked UPS delivery truck blocking his lane, a New Jersey motorist was seriously injured in August 2011 as he steered his own car around the UPS truck, causing him to collide head-on with another car. The victim, Paul Cuff, will now receive a $2 million settlement for his injuries, which included brain and spinal issues, according to a recent story by Law.com. Cuff was driving on Mount Prospect Avenue in Newark, N.J., on...
Car Crash Attorney Wins $10 Million Jury Verdict for Families of 2 Teen Girls Killed in Head-On Crash With an RV in Florida That Was Being Operated by a 99-Year-Old Driver
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on April 29th, 2019
A $10 million verdict has been awarded to two grieving Florida families after their two teen-aged daughters were killed in February 2018 when the pickup truck they were driving in was struck head-on by an RV being operated by a 99-year-old man on a Florida highway. The victims, Santia Myriah Feketa, 17, who was driving a Chevrolet Silverado pickup, and her friend, Britney Lee Poindexter, 16, were both killed on Feb. 6, 2018, when the...
Driver’s Estate Receives Only $25,000 After She is Killed in a Car Crash Caused by Another Driver – Here’s Why You Need Adequate Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Coverage to Protect Your Family if You Are in a Crash
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on April 22nd, 2019
Six months after being struck by another car as she drove her car in Shenandoah County, Va., on Jan. 6, 2017, Brenda Lee Greenfield, the mother of two young children, died of her injuries. The other driver, Karey Mullins, was issued a ticket in connection with the crash for failing to obey a traffic signal. Mullins paid a $100 fine for the infraction, which involved her 2009 Ford Fusion smashing into Greenfield's car on West...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on April 14th, 2019
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to class action lawyer Gerry Wells about the misconceptions of a class action lawsuit, wage and hourly class action cases, the average time-frame for a class action lawsuit and other questions regarding class action suits.