MyPhillyLawyer Philadelphia Car Crash Attorneys Offer July 4 Safety Tips

As the July 4th holiday weekend approaches, Philadelphia's car crash attorneys, MyPhillyLawyer, wants to remind our friends and clients to enjoy the holiday week safely, whether you are taking a road trip, heading to the beach, having family and friends over for a BBQ or relaxing at a swimming pool. The July 4th weekend may be fun and relaxing, but there are also some somber reminders that can help the holidays be more enjoyable and...

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Car Accident Lawyer Gets $9M Verdict for the Family of a Truck Driver Who Was Killed By a Train at a Railroad Crossing in 2013

The family of a 60-year-old Oklahoma truck driver who died in 2013 when a train smashed into his rig at a non-gated railroad crossing as he was loading a trackhoe onto a trailer has been awarded a $9 million jury verdict. The victim, Richard Knight, of Edmond, Oklahoma, was killed on May 8, 2013, when a BNSF Railway train operating on a track near U.S. Highway 64 in the town of Lela smashed into the...

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Car Crash Lawyer Wins $80M Verdict for Truck Driver Forced By Employer to Falsify His Driving Logbook Before a Fatigue-Induced Traffic Accident

A tractor-trailer driver who was told by his trucking company to falsify his driving logbook to make it appear that he was well-rested between long-distance deliveries has been awarded an $80 million verdict by a Texas jury. The driver, Lauro Lozano Jr., fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into the rear of another tractor-trailer on May 6, 2015 on northbound Interstate 59 in Alabama after he followed his company's instructions and falsified his driving...

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Car Crash Attorney Gets $270K Settlement for Ohio Woman Who Was Severely Injured When Her Car Was Struck By A Speeding Police Car That Was Picking Up Toys for a Holiday Toy Drive

A $270,000 settlement has been reached with the city of Toledo, Ohio, on behalf of a woman who was severely injured in 2017 when her car was struck by a city police car that was speeding on its way to pick up toys for a holiday toy drive for children. The woman, Susan Schlageter, who was 67 at the time of the crash, suffered a lacerated spleen, two uncontrolled internal bleeds and broken ribs in...

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MyPhillyLawyer Personal Injury Law Firm Assists in Securing an $80 Million Jury Verdict for a 75-Year-Old Philadelphia-Area Woman Who Was Seriously Injured by Transvaginal Mesh Surgery

Philadelphia personal injury law firm, MyPhillyLawyer, provided legal assistance in a recent transvaginal mesh surgery case that won an $80 million verdict for a 75-year-old Philadelphia-area woman who suffered serious injuries following the medical procedure. MyPhillyLawyer assisted the law firm of Kline & Specter in Philadelphia on the case, which was filed on behalf of plaintiff Patricia Mesigian of Media, Pa., who had suffered multiple injuries after the erosion of an Ethicon Prolift transvaginal mesh...

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Car Accident Lawyer Wins $26.5M Verdict for Family of Woman Killed When Her Car Was Struck Head-On by a Tractor-Trailer Driver Who Was Racing, Speeding and Driving Aggressively with Two Other Tractor-Trailer Drivers and a Motorhome Driver

The family of a 30-year-old woman who died in Oregon in 2016 when her car was struck head-on by a tractor-trailer that was racing and speeding with two other tractor-trailers and a motorhome has been awarded a $26.5 million verdict by a federal jury.   The victim, Sara Allison, of Boise, Idaho, died on June 5, 2016, when her car was struck by a flat bed tractor-trailer being driven by James Decou, who was driving...

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Personal Injury Lawyer Wins $22.5M Medical Malpractice Settlement for Family of a 6-Week-Old Baby Who Suffered Permanent Brain Damage Due to Oxygen Deprivation During Surgery

A Wisconsin family has reached a $22.5 million medical malpractice damage settlement after their 6-week-old son suffered brain damage following surgery to correct a birth defect involving his spinal cord. The boy's parents, Ramasurreddy and Neeraja Mallidi, of Fitchburg, Wisc., had taken their infant son to the University Of Wisconsin Health System's American Family Children's Hospital to correct a tethered spinal cord, in which the boy's spinal cord was stuck to surrounding tissue, according to...

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Car Crash Attorney Reaches $6M Settlement For A Bicyclist Who Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury After Being Struck By a Car in Florida in 2017

A 31-year-old Florida man who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury when he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle in Miami Beach, Fla., in November of 2017 received a $6 million settlement for his injuries. The victim, Andy Introini, was struck by the car on Nov. 8, 2017, while he was riding his bicycle across the intersection of 21st Street and Collins Avenue when the driver of the car made a high-speed...

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Car Accident Lawyer Reaches $2M Settlement for Driver Who Suffered Brain and Spinal Injuries in Crash With Another Car As He Tried to Avoid a Double-Parked UPS Delivery Truck

With a doubled-parked UPS delivery truck blocking his lane, a New Jersey motorist was seriously injured in August 2011 as he steered his own car around the UPS truck, causing him to collide head-on with another car. The victim, Paul Cuff, will now receive a $2 million settlement for his injuries, which included brain and spinal issues, according to a recent story by Law.com. Cuff was driving on Mount Prospect Avenue in Newark, N.J., on...

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