By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on June 14th, 2020
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer talks about how Lyft is no longer offering uninsured/underinsured motorist protections for its passengers. Also, Rep. Jordan Harris discusses Lyft from a legislative perspective and answer listener questions regarding national, city and state issues.
Car Accident Lawyer Wins $1.1M Settlement for Woman Seriously Injured When Another Car Jumps Highway Median and Crashes Head-on into Her Car
By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on June 12th, 2020
A car accident attorney has won a $1.1 million settlement for a 24-year-old Connecticut driver who was seriously injured in January of 2019 when a car being operated by another motorist jumped a highway median and smashed head-on into her car. The victim, Amber Nicole Castle of Norwich, was hurt as she drove her Toyota Corolla on Interstate 395 on Jan. 12, 2019, about 7:30 p.m., according to a May 19 story in The (New London) Day...
Philadelphia Businesses Are Fighting for Deserved Insurance Coverage to Offset Losses Related to COVID-19
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on June 11th, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected almost every Philadelphia businesses in one way or another. Indeed, it has been estimated that small business across the country are losing $383 billion per month, despite the best efforts of many businesses to creatively generating income in other ways. For many business owners, the reality of the sudden loss of income was only worsened by their insurance company’s refusal to provide what the business owner thought were promised...
By Dean I Weitzman, Esq. on June 7th, 2020
On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer is joined by Patrick Harvey, who is an animal trainer to most of Philadelphia's sports stars.
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.