Car Accident Lawyer Wins $1M Settlement for Family of Man Killed in 2018 Crash by a DUI Driver

The family of a 20-year-old father of two children will receive a $1 million settlement after he was killed in 2018 when his car was T-boned by a drunk driver who had just left a bar in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The victim, Robert Ortiz, died when his car was struck at the intersection of Breck Street and Pittston Avenue in Scranton early on the morning of April 6, 2018, by a car being driven by Noah...

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Car Crash Attorney Update: GM Agrees to $120M Settlement to GM Vehicle Owners Whose Cars and Trucks Lost Value Due to Defective Ignition Switches Linked to 124 Deaths

Owners of General Motors cars and trucks who claimed their vehicles lost resale value because they were built using defective ignition switches that lead to the deaths of at least 124 motorists since 2004 will be eligible to receive a slice of a new $120 million settlement just reached with the automaker. The preliminary settlement, which still requires court approval, resolves the last major piece of litigation related to a series of deaths and resulting...

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Here’s How MyPhillyLawyer is Working on Behalf of Our Clients During the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

On behalf of MyPhillyLawyer, in these unprecedented days of the COVID-19 coronavirus that threatens our communities and has shut down much of our nation and our world, I wanted to communicate with you, our clients, friends and potential clients, to let you know what we are doing in reaction to this crisis. Our offices in Center City Philadelphia are closed in accordance with the city’s shutdown order so that we may all practice social distancing...

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Car Crash Attorney Wins $1.2M Settlement for Family of Elderly Couple Killed in Head-On Crash in 2019

A $1.2 million settlement has been reached for the family of an elderly Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, couple who died in a head-on car crash in October 2019 when another car crossed a double yellow line on a curve and smashed into them. The couple, Joseph R. Lyons, 83, and his wife, Gloria J. Lyons, 80, each sustained catastrophic injuries in the crash, which happened at 5:40 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2019, as they drove along...

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Race Against Time: Creating a Vaccine to fight the Spread of Coronavirus – Hear All About It on Court Radio on Sunday, March 8 at 7 a.m. ET

(Photo: Dr. David Weiner of The Wistar Institute) News about the COVID-19 novel coronavirus is everywhere as the respiratory virus continues its spread around the world and across the United States, with new outbreaks and infections reported daily. To bring some clarity and expertise to the rising concerns about COVID-19 and present his thoughts about how research is progressing to develop a future vaccine against the virus, Dr. David Weiner, the director of the vaccine...

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Medical Malpractice Attorney Gets $6M Settlement for Family of Neil Armstrong, the First Man on the Moon, After He Died in 2012 Due to Complications Following Heart Surgery

A $6 million settlement has been reached by a medical malpractice attorney for the family of Neil Armstrong, who was the first human to walk on the moon, after the former astronaut died following heart bypass surgery in 2012. The settlement, which was kept secret for years after it was reached in 2014, came to light in July of 2019 after an anonymous source sent copies of legal documents in the case to The New...

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Car Crash Lawyer Wins $4.8M Settlement for Family of Teen Killed in a School Bus Crash

The family of a 16-year-old girl has reached a $4.8 million settlement with an Iowa school district after their daughter was killed when the school bus she was riding in became caught in a ditch and burst into flames in December of 2017. The teen, Megan Klindt, was the only passenger on the Riverside Community School District bus when its driver, 74-year-old Donnie Hendricks, apparently backed the bus up for an unknown reason and got...

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Philadelphia Car Accident Attorney Awards $2,500 College Scholarship to Construction Accident Victim in Second Year of the MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship

Philadelphia’s MyPhillyLawyer personal injury and car accident law firm has awarded its $2,500 MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship for 2019 to a 22-year-old New York student who was seriously injured in 2017 by falling construction debris on a Brooklyn street. Asma Khursheed, an engineering student at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn, New York, is the winner of the scholarship, which is awarded each year to recognize and support victims of a wide range of...

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Car Crash Attorney Reaches $4.8M Settlement for Family of N.Y. Woman Killed in DUI Crash

The family of a 47-year-old N.Y. state woman who was killed in 2015 after her car was struck by a vehicle being driven by a drunk driver has been awarded a $4.8 million settlement by a New York state Superior Court jury. Killed in the crash was Elizabeth Gibson, who died May 26, 2015, as she drove her car on Route 22 in Granville, N.Y., according to a Jan. 10 story by The (Glen Falls,...

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