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Court Radio: Tenants vs. Landlords During COVID-19

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to Paul Cohen, General Counsel for the Homeowners Association of Philadelphia, about the current housing situation in Philadelphia during the COVID-19 pandemic, giving listeners a view from the landlord's perspective.

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Workers’ Compensation: The MyPhillyLawyer Guide to Your Legal Rights if You Are Injured While Working from Home during COVID-19

Since the deadly COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, the world and our communities have been turned upside down. For workers in a wide range of industries, millions of people were told to work from their homes to help try to curb the spread of the coronavirus and its devastating infection and death rates. So, of course, with all those people working from home instead of their normal offices, accidents can and still do happen....

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Court Radio: Some Riders Are Not Wearing Masks, Are You Safe Using SEPTA?

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks with Leslie Richards, General Manager of SEPTA, about enforcing the mandatory face mask policy while riding SEPTA during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as speaking to a retired SEPTA train operator on what she sees as the real issue with enforcing the mask policy.

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Slip and Fall Lawyer Wins $22M Settlement for Brain Injury Victim Who Fell Through a Defective Second-Floor Bar Railing

A $22 million settlement is being paid to the family of a young woman who suffered catastrophic brain injuries when she fell from the second-floor of a bar due to a defective railing that gave way beneath her. The victim, Megan Keefe, was 20 years old when she was with friends in the former Spirit’s Bar in Cleveland’s Warehouse District on St. Patrick’s Day in 2017 and suddenly vanished from the group, according to a...

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Car Crash Lawyer Gets $3.55M Settlement for Driver Whose Car Struck Damaged Guardrail on NJ Interstate Ramp

A Paterson, N.J., driver who suffered serious spinal injuries when her car struck a damaged and protruding guardrail on a highway ramp in 2017 was awarded a $3.55 million settlement in her case. Judith Garris, who was 55 years old at the time of the June 17, 2017 crash, turned her vehicle onto an on-ramp to I-80 near Beckwith Avenue and Lewis Street in Paterson when the car struck a damaged, protruding guardrail, according to...

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Court Radio: Police Gas Philadelphia Protesters

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to civil rights lawyer Kevin Mincey, who is council to over 100 protesters suing the city of Philadelphia, about protesters being pinned against an embankment, suffocating in clouds of smoke and gas, and whether the police used excessive force against these protesters.

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Personal Injury Lawyer Wins $3.7M Settlement for Traumatic Brain Injury Victim after Fall from a Boat Ladder

A $3.7 million settlement was reached by a personal injury lawyer on behalf of a 48-year-old New Jersey woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury when she fell from a boat ladder at a marina in 2014. The victim, Jennifer Brashears, was aboard a boat as it was being lifted out of the Hudson River on a hoist at Edgewater Marina in Edgewater, N.J., on July 22, 2014, and she fell as she tried to...

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