Car Accident Attorney Wins $27M Settlement for Family of Child Severely Injured When Police SUV Struck Their Car at High Speed
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on December 20th, 2019
A California family has reached a $27 million settlement from Sacramento County after a sheriff deputy's SUV smashed into the family's car as the sheriff's vehicle drove at high speed without activating its emergency lights and siren in July of 2017. The crash severely injured the family's then-10-year-old daughter, who suffered permanent brain damage in the wreck. The child, Julian Awad, who is now 12, was riding in the backseat of her family's Honda CRV...
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on December 13th, 2019
One life gone. Another life ruined, a prison sentence in the wings. Two families broken apart. All due to one moment of texting and driving. It happens often nowadays, and it can be prevented easily. Here is the latest story. It was Sept. 28, 2016. Dr. Yuwen Wang, 39, a scientist for a fragrance maker, was out walking at 8:20 A.M. in Keansburg, N.J., just as Alexandra Mansonet, 50, was driving by in her black...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on December 8th, 2019
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to Dr. Benjamin Benjamini about the goal of chiropractic care, and listen to callers who have incorporated chiropractic care into their regular health maintenance.
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on December 6th, 2019
A motorcyclist who was severely injured when he was struck by a car that switched lanes without warning on a Los Angeles highway in 2018 has been awarded a $21.5 million jury verdict in a California court. The motorcyclist, Matthew Rada, now 28, of Culver City, California, was riding his motorcycle on Feb. 8, 2018, in the northbound High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane of the San Diego 405 Freeway when he was struck by a...
Car Crash Attorney Wins $8M Verdict for Motorcyclist Injured by Flying Construction Work Zone Barrel
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on November 29th, 2019
A motorcyclist who was seriously injured in 2015 by a flying highway work zone construction barrel that was flung into his motorcycle by a nearby dump truck has been awarded an $8 million damage verdict by a Georgia jury. The motorcyclist, Ronnie Stevens, now 41, was riding his Harley-Davidson Street Glide motorcycle on Interstate 75 in Clayton County, Georgia, on Oct. 12, 2015, when a dump truck smashed into an orange construction work zone barrel...
Car Accident Lawyer Reaches $1.9M Settlement for Severely Hurt Driver Whose Car Was Struck By a DUI Driver
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on November 23rd, 2019
A Connecticut woman who suffered serious injuries in April 2018 when a car being driven by a drunk driver smashed into the side of her car has reached a $1.9 million settlement in the case. The plaintiff, Loreta Vaichus, 58, of Woodbury, Connecticut, was driving her Toyota Corolla on Spring Road in Middlebury, Connecticut, when her car was struck by a BMW being operated by Christina Robinson, a waitress at The Good News Café, who...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on November 17th, 2019
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to attorney David Senoff on starting his own law practice, First Law Strategy Group, and about insurance bad faith cases.
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on November 15th, 2019
After being seriously injured as a passenger in a New Jersey Transit commuter train crash in 2016, a 45-year-old New York woman will now receive a $1.5 million settlement to compensate her for her injuries. The settlement for plaintiff LaTonya Story, of Garnersville, N.Y., came more than three years after the Sept. 29, 2016 crash, which occurred as a commuter train was pulling into Hoboken Station in New Jersey, according to a Nov. 12 story...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on November 10th, 2019
Attorney Dean Weitzman invites Philadelphia Council Woman Elect, Kendra Brooks. They discuss the "Working Family Party" and issues working class families face.