Philadelphia Car Accident Attorney Awards $2,500 College Scholarship to Construction Accident Victim in Second Year of the MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on February 14th, 2020
Philadelphia’s MyPhillyLawyer personal injury and car accident law firm has awarded its $2,500 MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship for 2019 to a 22-year-old New York student who was seriously injured in 2017 by falling construction debris on a Brooklyn street. Asma Khursheed, an engineering student at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn, New York, is the winner of the scholarship, which is awarded each year to recognize and support victims of a wide range of...
Court Radio: Car Accident Injuries and How Center City Medical Can Get You Back on the Road to Recovery
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on February 9th, 2020
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to Dr. Benjamin Benjamini about overlooked past medical histories and how it can affect litigation and the importance of having a thorough history. They also go over how Center City Medical Center can help those who have been injured in a car accident with their recovery.
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on February 7th, 2020
The family of a 47-year-old N.Y. state woman who was killed in 2015 after her car was struck by a vehicle being driven by a drunk driver has been awarded a $4.8 million settlement by a New York state Superior Court jury. Killed in the crash was Elizabeth Gibson, who died May 26, 2015, as she drove her car on Route 22 in Granville, N.Y., according to a Jan. 10 story by The (Glen Falls,...
Car Accident Attorney Gets $5M Settlement for Family of Woman Killed by HVAC Company Driver Who Was Driving Drunk
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on January 31st, 2020
A car accident attorney has won a $5 million settlement for the daughters of an Idaho woman who was killed in 2017 when her car was struck by an HVAC truck that was being driven by an employee who was driving drunk. The victim, Cheryl Miller, was driving her 2014 Nissan Maxima on U.S. 93 in Jerome County when her car was struck head-on by an HVAC truck being driven by then-employee, Larry Halbert, according...
Car Crash Attorney Gets $225K Settlement for Two Crash Victims from Tavern that Allegedly Served Alcohol to a Connecticut State Trooper in 2019 DUI Case
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on January 27th, 2020
Two women who were badly injured in 2019 when their car was struck by an unmarked Connecticut State Police car have reached a $225,000 settlement with a tavern that allegedly served alcohol to the off-duty trooper before the crash. The victims, Lisa Conroy, 52, and her daughter, Madison Conroy, 19, were traveling on Route 188 at Airport Road in Southbury, Conn., on Sept. 25 about 7:30 p.m. when an unmarked trooper’s car smashed into their...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on January 26th, 2020
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman and Saul L. Langsam of MyPhillyLawyer talk about their new legal-based tv show premiering soon, questions about family home ownership, and answer estate and tax questions from callers.
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on January 22nd, 2020
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to Jim Figorski and Shaurn Thomas about Shaurn's exoneration after spending 24 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. They also talk about Jim's partnership with the Pennsylvania Innocence Project in working towards Shaurn's exoneration.
Philadelphia Man Gets $4.15M Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit After Spending 24 Years in Prison for a Murder He Did Not Commit
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on January 17th, 2020
(Photo above, Shaurn Thomas, left, and attorney, James Figorski) Shaurn Thomas was just a 16-year-old boy in 1990 when he was arrested by two Philadelphia police detectives and charged with murdering a man in North Philadelphia. After his arrest, the detectives and the legal system didn’t listen to his alibi – that he was in custody at a juvenile detention facility at the time of the killing – as the detectives pushed their own agendas...
Court Radio: Part II: Asbestos in Our Workplace and Schools: Addressing the Public Health Crisis with Legislation
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on January 12th, 2020
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer continues his discussion about asbestos with State Senator Vincent J. Hughes, who represents the 7th District of Pennsylvania. They discuss what political leaders and legislation can do to stop the asbestos health crisis that is still causing school districts to close down.