$242M Verdict to Family of Children Hurt by Seatbacks in Lexus Crash

The family of two young children who suffered traumatic brain injuries when the family's 2002 Lexus sedan was struck from behind while sitting in traffic in September of 2016 have been awarded $242.1 million in damages by a Texas jury. The children, Owen Reavis, 3, and his sister, Emily, 5, were severely injured in the back seat of the car when the front seats, where their parents were sitting in the Lexus, were forced backward...

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Court Radio: Workers’ Comp with Jeffery S. Gross

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman and Jeffrey S. Gross of MyPhillyLawyer talks misconceptions about workers' compensation, how medical marijuana affects workers' comp claims and answer questions from callers. [powerpress]

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$2.5M Settlement After Equipment Mechanic Killed in Building Collapse

The family of a 52-year-old New Jersey heavy equipment mechanic has reached a $2.5 million settlement with two development and construction companies after the man was killed when a building collapsed on him at a building demolition site. The worker, Raymond Crosby, arrived at the demolition site of the Beachwood Shopping Plaza to repair a piece of equipment on Sept. 24, 2015, when he was asked to go inside the site to cut several support...

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$150K Settlement After Driver Killed in Crash with Idaho Sheriff’s Car

An Idaho woman has received a $150,000 settlement in connection with the 2011 death of her father, who was killed when his Jeep was struck by a speeding Idaho sheriff's deputy's vehicle on its way to a 911 call as the victim turned left from a road into his driveway. Jackie Raymond, the daughter of Barry Johnson, who died in the Oct. 18, 2011 crash, sued Payette County, Idaho, following the crash on U.S. Route...

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Huge Win for Injured Victims in New Pa. Supreme Court Vehicle Crash Ruling

In Pennsylvania over the past five years, if a vehicle owned and operated by a municipal entity in the Commonwealth such as SEPTA or even a local water authority was involved in a crash while it was not physically moving, the Commonwealth or the entity would be immune from paying you any damages. Think about that for a minute. Even if the Commonwealth or SEPTA or a local water authority vehicle were parked illegally, sticking...

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Court Radio: Mortgages

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer talks to Jack Myers of AMC Funding about everything involving mortgages. [powerpress]

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Court Radio: Maternity Care

On this episode of Court Radio, Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer speaks to Karen Pollack of Maternity Care Coalition, a nonprofit organization that advocates for the good health and well-being of pregnant women. [powerpress]

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Car accident in Philadelphia

AutoZone Paying $3.3M Settlement for 3 Crash Deaths in 2016

The families of three people killed in a 2016 vehicle crash in New York State will receive a $3.3 million settlement from AutoZone after one of the company's tractor-trailers smashed into the rear of a car that had run out of gas in the right lane of a highway. The driver of the disabled car, Jesenia Valentin, 29, of Bridgeport, Conn., had called 911 to report her vehicle being disabled on Interstate 84 when it...

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