By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on July 9th, 2017
This week on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to Rosanne Placey of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to discuss Act 165. This new law will go in effect August 4th and will give the state the authority to suspend motor vehicle registration to habitual unpaid toll violators. Dean also take legal questions from callers.
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on July 7th, 2017
A Pittsburgh woman has been awarded a $2 million medical malpractice verdict by a jury for injuries she sustained when her surgeon improperly removed her gall bladder in May of 2013. The patient, Denise Westwood, alleged in her lawsuit that her surgeon, Dr. Charles N. Lebovitz, negligently injured her bile duct during the surgery on May 23, 2013, which caused permanent damage to her liver and biliary system, according to a June 29 story in...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on July 2nd, 2017
This week on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer and Charles Mirarchi, a criminal defense attorney, speak about the guilty plea by former District Attorney Seth Williams, Bill Cosby's recent sexual assault trial and take legal questions from callers.
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on June 30th, 2017
A 26-year-old California motorcyclist is receiving a $250,000 settlement from the City of Palo Alto, Calif., after she was seriously injured in June 2015 when she crashed as she tried to avoid a fire truck that was stopped in the middle of a roadway. Alexis Ferreira was riding her motorcycle at 10:45 a.m. on June 29, 2015, when she rounded a curve on Skyline Boulevard in Palo Alto and found the road completely blocked by...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on June 25th, 2017
This week on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks with Shaurn Thomas, who was recently exonerated of his crimes after spending 24 years in prison and his attorney, James Figorski. Dean also takes legal questions from callers.
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on June 23rd, 2017
A Pennsylvania woman who was paralyzed after she fell from a ladder as she tried to rescue a cat from a tree in November 2009 has reached a $7.15 million settlement with the manufacturer and seller of the ladder. Penny Raza, who was 36 at the time of the fall, was hurt when the Saf-T-Master Type III Household ladder she was climbing "telescoped," throwing her to the ground below as she attempted to rescue the...
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on June 16th, 2017
A $7.5 million settlement has been reached in connection with the crash of an SUV and a police car during Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey in October 2012 which left one woman dead and three others severely injured. The crash, which happened about 1:20 a.m. on Oct. 30, 2012 at routes 112 and 347 in Port Jefferson Station, N.J., occurred when a Ford Crown Victoria police car broadsided the 2002 Toyota Highlander the four women...
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on June 9th, 2017
A Connecticut motorcyclist who suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2014 after he was struck by a car pulling out of a driveway as he rode his motorcycle down a street is receiving a $1.3 million settlement in the case. The motorcyclist, 31-year-old Jeffrey Cipriano, was riding his Harley-Davidson on a street in Bethany, Conn., when a vehicle being driven by 74-year-old Margaret Wilson struck him, according to a May 23 story by The Connecticut...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on June 4th, 2017
This week on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks with Joel Austin of Daddy University, a male parenting education company, and answer questions from callers on a number of various legal issues.