If You Took Zantac and Have Cancer, Here’s What You Need to Know About Your Legal Rights from MyPhillyLawyer

Cancer lawsuits against the makers of heartburn and acid reflux medication Zantac are soaring, especially since April 1 when the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) asked manufacturers to voluntarily and immediately withdraw Zantac from the market. The FDA order includes all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) forms of the drug, which is known by its generic name as ranitidine. In September of 2019, the FDA announced that low levels of an environmental contaminant known as...

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Car Accident Lawyer Wins $1.1M Settlement for Woman Seriously Injured When Another Car Jumps Highway Median and Crashes Head-on into Her Car

A car accident attorney has won a $1.1 million settlement for a 24-year-old Connecticut driver who was seriously injured in January of 2019 when a car being operated by another motorist jumped a highway median and smashed head-on into her car. The victim, Amber Nicole Castle of Norwich, was hurt as she drove her Toyota Corolla on Interstate 395 on Jan. 12, 2019, about 7:30 p.m., according to a May 19 story in The (New London) Day...

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Car Accident Attorney Wins $600K Settlement for Driver Who Was Seriously Injured When His Auto Was Struck by a Municipal Dump Truck

A car accident attorney has won a $600,000 settlement for a client who was seriously hurt in 2017 when his car was struck by a municipal dump truck in San Diego, California. The victim, Joshua Reeves, was driving his car westbound in Interstate 8 just after 7 a.m. on Feb. 23, 2017, when a city dump truck crashed into the back of his vehicle, according to a May 13 story by The San Diego Union-Tribune....

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Car Accident Lawyer Wins $1.2M Settlement for Injured Woman Whose Car Was Struck by a Car That Had Fogged-Up Windows

A Connecticut woman who was seriously injured when her car was struck in September 2018 by a car that was being operated with fogged-up windows has won a $1.2 million settlement negotiated by her car accident lawyer. The victim, Melissa Ann O’Donnell, 30, was hurt when her Nissan Sentra was struck by another car being driven by Ross Keblish in Fairfield, Connecticut, according to an April 20 story on Law.com. O’Donnell suffered injuries to her...

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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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Truck Accident Injury Attorney Wins $5M Jury Verdict for Family of Child Severely Burned in Car Crash

A truck crash attorney won a $5 million jury verdict for the family of a boy who suffered severe burns in 2016 when a tractor-trailer crashed into the rear of a pickup truck he was riding in on a Delaware roadway. The boy, whose identity is being withheld because he is a minor, was in the back seat of a pickup truck that was also occupied by his uncle and aunt when the crash occurred...

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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 Accident Lawyer Wins $2.4M Settlement for Couple Injured in 2017 Bus Crash on the New Jersey Turnpike

Two New Jersey motorists who were seriously hurt when the vehicle they were riding in on the New Jersey Turnpike in 2017 was struck by a Lakeland Bus Lines motor coach have reached a $2.4 million settlement with the bus company. The couple, Victor Ibanez, then 42, and Danet Ibanez, then 35, were heading south at mile marker 107.3 in Essex, N.J., toward Newark on Aug. 22, 2017, when the bus crossed two lanes of...

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