Car Crash Attorney Gets $1.5M Settlement for Family of Teen Killed in Crash

The family of a high school senior who was killed after her 2016 Nissan Versa automobile rolled over after being struck by another car has reached a $1.5 million settlement with the car company in connection with the girl’s death. Ashlynn Overton, 18, a senior at North Augusta High School, was killed in July of 2017 in Aiken County, South Carolina, on Highway 25 north when another car veered into her lane and struck her...

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Med Mal Lawyer Wins $2.4M Verdict for Man in Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Case

After going to see a doctor for an undisclosed medical condition in December of 2010, a former New Jersey man did not seek additional treatment because his doctor didn't communicate that any further medical investigation should be sought. But just a little more than three years later, the patient, Mark Heiser, was diagnosed in February 2014 with stage IV kidney cancer that had spread to his pancreas and required the removal of his left kidney,...

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Car Accident Lawyer Gets $4.35M Settlement for Injured Trash Truck Worker

A trash truck worker whose leg had to be amputated after he was struck by a commercial truck while he collected trash in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, in October 2018 has reached a $4.35 million settlement to compensate him for his severe injuries. The victim, Lamar Bland, who is now 28 years old, was collecting trash and placing it into a trash truck about 5:30 a.m. on Oct. 2, 2018 when he was struck by...

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Court Radio: Joel Austin, Male Empowerment Summit & Dayton/El Paso Mass Shootings

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer talks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, whether violent video games negatively affect young people, and speaks to Joel Austin, CEO of Daddy University, about his upcoming male empowerment summit and what can be done to affect change. Later, Dean takes calls from his listeners.

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Car Crash Lawyer Wins $2.2M Settlement for Driver in Crash with School Bus

A 34-year-old Illinois woman will receive a $2.2 million settlement after she suffered broken bones and burns when her car collided with a school bus which pulled out at an intersection into her path in 2015. The victim, Carrie Scheetz, was driving home from work on a county road in Rock Creek Township on Aug. 31, 2015 when the crash occurred, according to a July 9 story by WGEM News of Quincy, Illinois. The school...

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Car Crash Attorney Gets $1.4M for Woman Struck by Car in a Parking Lot

A 59-year-old New Jersey woman who was struck and seriously injured by a runaway car while she was walking across a parking lot in 2016 is receiving a $1.4 million settlement in the case with the help of her car crash attorney. The victim, who was not identified by name, was struck by the runaway car on July 12, 2016, when the driver of the car mistakenly hit the gas pedal as the driver stopped...

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Court Radio: Home and Auto Insurance Analysis

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks with Court Radio listener Sheila Cunningham on whether her home and auto insurance policy has full tort, uninsured motorist insurance and underinsured motorist insurance. Dean also goes into what may happen if your insurance does not have these options.

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