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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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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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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Car Accident Attorney Gets $5M Settlement for Family of Woman Killed by HVAC Company Driver Who Was Driving Drunk

A car accident attorney has won a $5 million settlement for the daughters of an Idaho woman who was killed in 2017 when her car was struck by an HVAC truck that was being driven by an employee who was driving drunk. The victim, Cheryl Miller, was driving her 2014 Nissan Maxima on U.S. 93 in Jerome County when her car was struck head-on by an HVAC truck being driven by then-employee, Larry Halbert, according...

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Car Crash Attorney Gets $225K Settlement for Two Crash Victims from Tavern that Allegedly Served Alcohol to a Connecticut State Trooper in 2019 DUI Case

Two women who were badly injured in 2019 when their car was struck by an unmarked Connecticut State Police car have reached a $225,000 settlement with a tavern that allegedly served alcohol to the off-duty trooper before the crash. The victims, Lisa Conroy, 52, and her daughter, Madison Conroy, 19, were traveling on Route 188 at Airport Road in Southbury, Conn., on Sept. 25 about 7:30 p.m. when an unmarked trooper’s car smashed into their...

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Happy New Year 2020 From MyPhillyLawyer, and Our New Year’s Reminder to Drive Safe and Sober

With the recent Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa holidays behind us and New Year's Eve coming up this week, car crash attorneys MyPhillyLawyer want to remind everyone about the  dangers of drunk driving and DUI as we begin to welcome the approaching New Year of 2020. To fight to keep drunk drivers off our roads this holiday season the Pennsylvania State Police will once again be participating in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) “Drive Sober...

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