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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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Court Radio: Is This Unconstitutional? Foreign Students Being Forced to Leave U.S.

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to immigration attorney Ricky Palladino about Federal immigration authorities (ICE) forcing foreign students to leave the U.S. abruptly if universities offers Fall classes entirely online due to COVID-19. Dean and Ricky talk about the abrupt order issued on July 5, discuss whether these students have rights, if this order can be overturned in less than 30 days before fall semester, and hear from students impacted...

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Car Accident Lawyer Wins $650K Settlement for Injured Driver After Ambulance Rear-ends His Car

A New Jersey driver who was hurt in 2017 when his car was rear-ended by an ambulance as he waited for a deer to cross a roadway is receiving a $650,000 settlement in the case. The driver, Peter Feld, had stopped on Siloam Road in Freehold, N.J., on Jan. 28, 2017, when he came upon the deer in the road, according to a June 19 story by The New Jersey Law Journal and Law.com. As...

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