Car Crash Attorney Wins $310K Settlement for Driver Hurt When Municipal Truck Rear-ends Her Vehicle, Pushing it into Head-on Crash with Another Car

A car crash attorney has won a $310,000 settlement for a Sedgwick County, Kansas, driver who was seriously injured when a municipal truck smashed into the back of her car and pushed it headlong into another vehicle in late 2017. Matilda Pruitt was driving in the county on Dec. 26, 2017, when she was rear-ended by a municipal work truck as she was making a left turn from Meridian Street onto 60th Street, according to...

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Personal Injury Lawyer Wins $640K for N.J. Woman Injured After Slipping on a Loose Tile and Falling in Apartment Building Hallway

A 26-year-old New Jersey woman who broke her ankle after falling in the hallway of her apartment building in 2015 has won a $640,000 settlement in connection with her case. The victim, Jacquelyn Mendoza, 26, slipped on a loose floor tile, which caused her to fall and fracture her ankle in the hallway of her Newark, N.J., apartment building on Dec. 10, 2015, according to a March 27 story on Law.com. Mendoza, who was working...

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Personal Injury Attorney Wins $3M Settlement for Family of a N.J. Child Who was Burned by Hot Water from Overturned Takeout Cup at a Convenience Store

The family of a 3-year-old New Jersey child who was severely burned in 2018 when a cup of hot water was knocked over by a convenience store clerk as her mother was paying for her purchases has reached a $3 million settlement with the Wawa store chain. The child and her mother were in a Wawa store in Neptune, N.J., on April 25, 2018, when the clerk accidentally knocked over one of two cups of...

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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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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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