Has Your Business Interruption Insurance Been Denied Due to Covid-19? Here’s How MyPhillyLawyer Can Help
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on June 5th, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone since state stay-at-home orders were put into effect in mid-March as government authorities began working to try to stop the spread of the deadly disease. The situation has also been difficult for retail and professional businesses that were forced to close unless they were deemed “essential,” which includes grocery stores, gas stations, hardware stores and vehicle repair operations. Millions of workers have been laid-off, furloughed or fired due to...
Car Accident Attorney Wins $600K Settlement for Driver Who Was Seriously Injured When His Auto Was Struck by a Municipal Dump Truck
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on May 29th, 2020
A car accident attorney has won a $600,000 settlement for a client who was seriously hurt in 2017 when his car was struck by a municipal dump truck in San Diego, California. The victim, Joshua Reeves, was driving his car westbound in Interstate 8 just after 7 a.m. on Feb. 23, 2017, when a city dump truck crashed into the back of his vehicle, according to a May 13 story by The San Diego Union-Tribune....
Car Accident Lawyer Wins $1.2M Settlement for Injured Woman Whose Car Was Struck by a Car That Had Fogged-Up Windows
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on May 22nd, 2020
A Connecticut woman who was seriously injured when her car was struck in September 2018 by a car that was being operated with fogged-up windows has won a $1.2 million settlement negotiated by her car accident lawyer. The victim, Melissa Ann O’Donnell, 30, was hurt when her Nissan Sentra was struck by another car being driven by Ross Keblish in Fairfield, Connecticut, according to an April 20 story on Law.com. O’Donnell suffered injuries to her...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on May 17th, 2020
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to attorney Richard Golomb about how restaurants and businesses across the nation have insurance claims for business interruption denied; their policies do not specifically state COVID-19 or exclude losses due to viruses. As a preemptive move, Richard has filed a lawsuit in the US District Court on behalf of Philadelphia restaurant to make it mandatory for all insurers to cover business financial losses due to COVID-19.
Car Crash Attorney Wins $310K Settlement for Driver Hurt When Municipal Truck Rear-ends Her Vehicle, Pushing it into Head-on Crash with Another Car
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on May 15th, 2020
A car crash attorney has won a $310,000 settlement for a Sedgwick County, Kansas, driver who was seriously injured when a municipal truck smashed into the back of her car and pushed it headlong into another vehicle in late 2017. Matilda Pruitt was driving in the county on Dec. 26, 2017, when she was rear-ended by a municipal work truck as she was making a left turn from Meridian Street onto 60th Street, according to...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on May 10th, 2020
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to attorney Laurence S. Berman about the differences between mass tort and class action, information regarding Zantac, and how Zantac may negatively affect your health.
Personal Injury Lawyer Wins $640K for N.J. Woman Injured After Slipping on a Loose Tile and Falling in Apartment Building Hallway
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on May 8th, 2020
A 26-year-old New Jersey woman who broke her ankle after falling in the hallway of her apartment building in 2015 has won a $640,000 settlement in connection with her case. The victim, Jacquelyn Mendoza, 26, slipped on a loose floor tile, which caused her to fall and fracture her ankle in the hallway of her Newark, N.J., apartment building on Dec. 10, 2015, according to a March 27 story on Law.com. Mendoza, who was working...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on May 3rd, 2020
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to attorney Shanin Specter from Kline & Specter about medical malpractice during the coronavirus pandemic, how COVID-19 has changed law practices, possibly granting legal immunity to healthcare professionals in relation to the COVID-19 crisis, and answer legal questions from callers. [powerpress]
Truck Accident Injury Attorney Wins $5M Jury Verdict for Family of Child Severely Burned in Car Crash
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on May 1st, 2020
A truck crash attorney won a $5 million jury verdict for the family of a boy who suffered severe burns in 2016 when a tractor-trailer crashed into the rear of a pickup truck he was riding in on a Delaware roadway. The boy, whose identity is being withheld because he is a minor, was in the back seat of a pickup truck that was also occupied by his uncle and aunt when the crash occurred...