Slip and Fall Lawyer Wins $22M Settlement for Brain Injury Victim Who Fell Through a Defective Second-Floor Bar Railing

A $22 million settlement is being paid to the family of a young woman who suffered catastrophic brain injuries when she fell from the second-floor of a bar due to a defective railing that gave way beneath her. The victim, Megan Keefe, was 20 years old when she was with friends in the former Spirit’s Bar in Cleveland’s Warehouse District on St. Patrick’s Day in 2017 and suddenly vanished from the group, according to a...


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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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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Personal Injury Attorney Wins $24.8 Million Verdict for Roofer Who Suffered Catastrophic Injuries When He Tripped and Fell Through a Roof Skylight at Auto Body Shop While Making Roof Repairs

A suburban Philadelphia roofer who tripped and fell through a roof skylight while making roof repairs at an auto body shop in Delaware County in June of 2016 has been awarded $24.8 million jury verdict after suffering catastrophic brain injuries, multiple bone fractures and partial blindness in the accident. The victim, Sean Kalinowski, and his wife, Michele, received the jury award following a month-long trial in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas after filing a...


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Slip and Fall Attorney Reaches $875,000 Settlement for Slip and Fall Victim Who Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury After Falling on Stairway Outside Restaurant

A man who tripped and fell as he walked down an outside stairway at a restaurant and bar in New Jersey has reached an $875,000 settlement with the help of a slip and fall attorney who represented him in the case. The victim, Jack Lewis, was leaving P.B.'s Diner and Taproom in Glassboro, N.J. on June 19, 2015, when his shoe became caught at the top of on outside stairway and he fell down six...


Philadelphia Car Accident Attorney Awards $2,500 College Scholarship to Crash Victim as Part of the First-Ever MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship

Philadelphia's MyPhillyLawyer personal injury and car accident law firm has awarded its first-ever $2,500 MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship to recognize and support victims of serious car crashes who are continuing to pursue their educational goals. Also eligible to apply for the MyPhillyLawyer Accident Survivor Scholarship are victims of medical errors or other life-threatening incidents caused by negligence. Applicants can be students in law school or college. The scholarship was created in recognition of the many...


$1.275M Verdict for Man Who Suffered Broken Ankle in Fall on Ice

A Chester County man has been awarded a $1.275 million verdict by a Pennsylvania jury after he broke his ankle while trying to walk through an icy parking lot at his apartment building in November of 2014. The victim, Michael G. White, was walking through the parking lot at his home at the Paoli Place Apartments in Paoli when he slipped and fell in the icy parking lot, breaking his ankle, according to an Oct....


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$3.8M Settlement to Man Severely Hurt By Faulty Door in Skyscraper

As he walked through a doorway from an outside service balcony on the roof of the Aramark Tower skyscraper in Philadelphia in May of 2015, an assistant building engineer was severely injured when a faulty outside door was blown by a strong gust of wind behind him, forcing him to violently crash into a large concrete building support beam. The victim, Timothy May, has reached a $3.8 million settlement with the owners and management of...


How You Can Choose the Right Lawyer for Your Family

Every Sunday morning, callers to our MyPhillyLawyer Court Radio broadcast dial in to talk about their legal situations. And inevitably, some of our callers, who are often avid fans of the show, explain that they were recently involved in a car crash, hired a lawyer and now are not happy with their choice of representation. They ask to make an appointment with our firm to discuss their situation. Then I ask them why they didn't...


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