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...


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Wrongful Death Attorney Gets $3 Million Settlement for Family of Woman Killed at Intersection Which Had a Missing Stop Sign

The family of a 32-year-old Illinois woman who was killed in 2013 in a car crash when her vehicle collided with another car at an intersection where a stop sign was missing has reached a $3 million settlement in the case. The victim, Sarah Kamp, who was pregnant and a language arts teacher at Polo High School in Stephenson County, Ill., at the time of the crash, had just driven through the intersection of Montague...


Hiring A Car Accident Attorney Yields $100K Settlement for Family of Man Killed in Car Crash

The parents of a 20-year-old Missouri man who was killed in August of 2016 when his car was struck head-on by another driver has reached a $100,000 settlement in a wrongful death case filed by the family. The victim, Graden Lovelace, of New Haven, Mo., was driving eastbound on U.S. 50 near the Business 50 West junction in Moniteau County when his car was struck by a car being driven by Joshua F. Blankenship of...


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Truck Accident Attorney Gets Settlement for Family After Woman Killed by Fire Truck

The family of an 86-year-old Ohio woman who was killed when her car collided with a fire truck in Columbus, Ohio, in 2013 has reached a $410,000 wrongful death settlement with the city of Columbus. The victim, Elvyra T. Glenn, 86, died a week after her car and a Columbus Division of Fire truck collided at Brice and Refugee roads on Nov. 12, 2013, according to a story by The Columbus Dispatch. The victim's son,...


$2.5M Settlement After Equipment Mechanic Killed in Building Collapse

The family of a 52-year-old New Jersey heavy equipment mechanic has reached a $2.5 million settlement with two development and construction companies after the man was killed when a building collapsed on him at a building demolition site. The worker, Raymond Crosby, arrived at the demolition site of the Beachwood Shopping Plaza to repair a piece of equipment on Sept. 24, 2015, when he was asked to go inside the site to cut several support...


$150K Settlement After Driver Killed in Crash with Idaho Sheriff’s Car

An Idaho woman has received a $150,000 settlement in connection with the 2011 death of her father, who was killed when his Jeep was struck by a speeding Idaho sheriff's deputy's vehicle on its way to a 911 call as the victim turned left from a road into his driveway. Jackie Raymond, the daughter of Barry Johnson, who died in the Oct. 18, 2011 crash, sued Payette County, Idaho, following the crash on U.S. Route...


Huge Win for Injured Victims in New Pa. Supreme Court Vehicle Crash Ruling

In Pennsylvania over the past five years, if a vehicle owned and operated by a municipal entity in the Commonwealth such as SEPTA or even a local water authority was involved in a crash while it was not physically moving, the Commonwealth or the entity would be immune from paying you any damages. Think about that for a minute. Even if the Commonwealth or SEPTA or a local water authority vehicle were parked illegally, sticking...


$13M Settlement in DUI Crash that Killed 2, Severely Injured 2

As Dennis and Judy Schulte walked across a Seattle, Wash., street in March 2013 with their daughter-in-law and their then 10-day-old grandson, the four family members were struck by a vehicle being driven by a repeat drunk driver, killing the Schultes and critically injuring their grandson and his mother. Five years later, the family has reached a $13 million settlement with the city of Seattle and the city's insurance carriers in the case, according to...


$12M Verdict to Family of Teen Killed in Toyota 4Runner Crash

The family of a 17-year-old teenager who died in 2015 in a roll-over crash when an axle broke on the Toyota 4Runner she was driving has been awarded a $12 million verdict by a South Carolina jury. The victim, 17-year-old Lacee Dial was driving her 1999 Toyota 4Runner to an interview on the morning of Sept. 15, 2012 in South Carolina when the left rear axle broke, allowing the wheel to separate from the vehicle...


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