Car Accident Attorney Reaches $6.1 Million Settlement for Motorcycle Rider Who Suffered Severe Brain Injury After Crashing On Surveying Holes Cut into Roadway By City Workers
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on March 1st, 2019
A California motorcyclist who suffered severe brain injuries when he crashed on a street where road crews were working in 2015 will receive a $6.1 million damage settlement from the city of Los Angeles in connection with the crash. Philip Ramon Alvarez, who was 26 years old at the time of the crash on Oct. 11, 2015, was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle on Western Avenue just south of 25th Street in San Pedro when he...
Philadelphia Car Accident Attorney MyPhillyLawyer Wins $500K Settlement for Man Who Was Injured While Riding as a Passenger in a Hotel Airport Van When It Was Rear-Ended
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on February 22nd, 2019
A Philadelphia man who had flown to North Carolina in June of 2017 for work is receiving a $500,000 settlement from the owners of an Ohio trucking company after one of the company's trucks smashed into the back of a hotel van he was riding in on the way to the hotel. The man's case was handled by MyPhillyLawyer, which reached the settlement on behalf of the client. The victim, whom I will call G.G.,...
Philadelphia Car Crash Lawyer Has Special Damage Claims Advice for Drivers Injured in a Rental Car Crash in Pennsylvania that Insurance Claims Adjusters Won’t Tell You About
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on February 20th, 2019
I always say that automobile insurance companies and insurance claims adjusters do not have the interests of injured motorists in mind. This was again evident recently when two separate clients came to me here at MyPhillyLawyer after being seriously injured in vehicle accidents and filing claims. The first client was injured while driving a rental car, which was struck by another vehicle being driven by another motorist. After being injured in the crash, our client sought immediate...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on February 10th, 2019
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer goes over and critiques an automobile insurance policy from a Court Radio listener who visits the studio. Dean walks the guest through their insurance policy to see if the contract is what they intended, and if it's a good fit for them. [powerpress]
Car Accident Lawyer Wins $7 Million Verdict for Trooper Hurt in Crash When His SUV Was Rear-Ended By a Greyhound Bus on Highway
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on February 8th, 2019
A North Carolina State Trooper who was severely injured when his patrol car was struck from behind as he was parked on the side of a highway responding to an earlier vehicle crash has been awarded a $7 million verdict by a federal jury. The trooper, D.C. Justice, was responding to an earlier crash on eastbound Interstate 40/85 in North Carolina when the bus smashed into his parked Chevrolet Tahoe SUV as he was inside...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on February 3rd, 2019
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer talks to workers' compensation attorney Jeffrey S. Gross, about why it's important to find a lawyer who practices the specific issue you may have, and answers legal questions from callers. [powerpress]
Car Crash Lawyer Reaches $500K Settlement for Woman Whose Arm Was Amputated After a Police Car Smashed into Victim’s Car
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on February 2nd, 2019
A woman whose left arm was amputated after an Atlanta Police Department patrol car smashed into the side of her car in February 2018 at an intersection will receive a $500,000 settlement from the city of Atlanta to compensate her for her serious injuries. The victim, Lisa Williams, was driving through the intersection of Peeples Street at Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard in Atlanta on Feb. 21, 2018, when she was T-boned by a police car...
Slip and Fall Attorney Wins $800,000 Verdict for Woman Who Slipped and Fell on Ice and Snow Outside a Child Care Center While Picking Up Her Grandson
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on January 25th, 2019
A grandmother who slipped and fell on ice and snow while picking up her grandson from a child care center in February of 2014 has been awarded an $800,000 verdict by a Court of Common Pleas jury in Luzerne County. The woman, Joann Babbish, who was 66 when she slipped and fell on Feb. 4, 2014, outside the Pixie Paradise Child Care Center in West Hazelton, fractured her ankle and suffered back injuries in the...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on January 20th, 2019
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to trial attorney Alfred Altopedi about a slip & fall accident case that lead to a multi-million dollar settlement. [powerpress]