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.
Car Accident Lawyer Wins Settlement for Driver Whose Car Fell 7 Stories From a High-Rise Parking Garage After Accidentally Driving Through Outdated Cable Barriers That Failed to Stop Her Car
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on April 12th, 2019
A Texas woman who was seriously hurt in 2017 when her car fell off the seventh floor of a high-rise parking garage to the ground below has reached a settlement with the owners of the parking garage where the dangerous incident occurred. The driver, Christi Bowmer of Cedar Park, Texas, suffered a long list of injuries when her BMW drove through a set of cable retention wires on the seventh floor of the garage when...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on April 7th, 2019
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer talks to Gillian Smith-Hines about the prerequisites of becoming a tax preparer, being an IRS enrolled agent, what's new about this tax year and how it will affect everyday Americans. Later, Dean and Gillian answer tax and bankruptcy questions from callers.
Personal Injury Attorney Wins $24.8 Million Verdict for Roofer Who Suffered Catastrophic Injuries When He Tripped and Fell Through a Roof Skylight at Auto Body Shop While Making Roof Repairs
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on April 5th, 2019
A suburban Philadelphia roofer who tripped and fell through a roof skylight while making roof repairs at an auto body shop in Delaware County in June of 2016 has been awarded $24.8 million jury verdict after suffering catastrophic brain injuries, multiple bone fractures and partial blindness in the accident. The victim, Sean Kalinowski, and his wife, Michele, received the jury award following a month-long trial in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas after filing a...