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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) November 30, 2018 – Just recently on Court Radio, Dean Weitzman, managing partner of MyPhillyLawyer, and workers’ compensation attorney, Jeffrey S. Gross, Esq., discussed misconceptions labourers have about workers’ compensation and how using medical marijuana may result in an injury claim being denied. Getting hurt on the job is a worker’s worst nightmare. How are the bills going to be paid? Are the injuries bad enough to mean being permanently out of work? What happens if the claim is denied? Is there an appeal process? The most important thing that any worker needs to know […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) November 29, 2018 – Philadelphia personal injury law firm MyPhillyLawyer selected Ryan Brady as this year’s recipient of its Accident Survivor Scholarship. Brady, 19, will receive $2,500 toward his tuition at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. MyPhillyLawyer decided to award the scholarship to him after learning of his determination to persevere in the aftermath of a car accident that occurred on April 9, 2016. “It takes immense courage to find the inner strength to succeed and focus on helping others after surviving a devastating, life-altering accident,” said MyPhillyLawyer managing partner Dean Weitzman. “Ryan’s […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) November 29, 2018 – Two drivers were charged with driving under the influence (DUI) following a woman’s death in a two-vehicle collision in Chicago, Illinois. One of the drivers worked for the ridesharing company Lyft. Chicago police charged Lyft driver Elizabeth Renter with one misdemeanor count of drug DUI after her passenger died in a head-on crash. They also charged Travis Anderson, 25, of Arizona, with misdemeanor counts of alcohol and drug DUI as well as one felony count of aggravated DUI resulting in death in the fatal crash. “Drivers have a responsibility to keep […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) November 21, 2018 – The U.S. Supreme Court gave the green light to allow the family of a man who died during a drug raid to pursue a wrongful death case against two police officers and the city of Fort Worth, Texas. At the time of the man’s death, the Fort Worth police were executing a “no-knock” search warrant, on May 16, 2013. It meant they did not have to announce their presence before entering the home. The victim’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit in 2014 in the appeals court. The court ruled that […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) November 20, 2018 – The Steinberg Law Firm, LLP is pleased to announce that Taylor Lawrence Grooms has joined the firm in as an Associate Attorney. Grooms will join Personal Injury Practice Group and will be representing and fighting for the rights of injured South Carolina residents out of our Goose Creek offices. Grooms is no stranger to the area, being born and raised in Bonneau, South Carolina, his home, where he was an Honor Graduate of Timberland High School. After graduating from Clemson University, Grooms was accepted into the University of South Carolina School […]


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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 14, 2018 – Wolper Law Firm, P.A. announces that it is investigating brokerage firm Centaurus Financial, Inc. regarding its sales practices relating to structured notes, steepener notes and other long-term, illiquid securities. Structured notes and steepener notes are complex investment products that pay variable interest that often times have long-term maturity dates. If the investor chooses to sell the investment prior to maturity, they may be required to accept significant principal loss. The liquidity features of structured products are often not understood by retail investors. Many Financial Advisors market structured notes and steepener […]


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Novato, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 12, 2018 – San Francisco based Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech Company, is the venue sponsor for Memories, Memories: A Walk to End Alzheimer’s Celebration & Fundraiser being held at The Key Room in Novato, CA on Thursday, November 15th at 6:30 PM. This year, through Custom Legal Marketing’s employee charity matching program, the company donated more money than ever as its team members participated in the Sonoma-Marin Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which took place on October 20th. Each year, through direct sponsorships and employee matching, Custom Legal Marketing donates to various causes and […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 6, 2018 – Custom Legal Marketing has once again won a Gold MarCom award in recognition of a law firm website. The honor was awarded to San Francisco-based Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech company, in the Digital Media category for the website it designed and created for the Athens Georgia based law firm of Morgan & Morgan Attorneys at Law. The MarCom Awards honors excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals. Since its inception in 2004, MarCom has evolved into one of the largest, […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) October 29 2018 – MyPhillyLawyer managing partner, Dean Weitzman, has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 Who’s Who in Injury and Injured Workers Advocacy Honor.This initiative annually honors 24 top Philadelphia injury and workers’ compensation attorneys based on his or her representation and advocacy with distinction on behalf of injured workers and injury victims. This award is solely based on merit and is a great distinction for those that receive it. Weitzman earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Temple University in 1984 and his Juris Doctor in 1987 from Temple University School […]


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Baltimore, MD (Law Firm Newswire) October 26, 2018 – Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem (NDS) has been chosen as the “Best Public Defender Office” in the country by the National Association for Public Defense (NAPD). The Award was presented Saturday evening at the NAPD: 5 YEARS OF FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE Celebration Banquet and is a commendation for outstanding achievement in the provision of public defense services. This is the inaugural year for the award. Melida Ramirez, of the NDS Criminal Defense Practice, accepted the award for the organization, saying “We are especially thrilled to have been honored by NAPD which […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) October 24, 2018 – A massage therapist was arrested for sexually abusing three women at a day spa in Long Island, New York. Suffolk Police said the man was accused of inappropriately touching the spa customers. Matthew Widener, 33, was first arrested in August and then arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on further sexual abuse charges in September after authorities learned of new victims. He is a licensed massage therapist who had been working at Karasmatic Day Spa in Bayport for around a year. “Individuals accused of sexual abuse require an intelligent, […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) September 13, 2018 – According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), South El Monte, California-based milk tea franchise Tapioca Express and two of its franchisees broke federal law by sexually harassing female employees and forcing some to quit because of the inappropriate actions. The class-action lawsuit claims the owner of two franchisees in Chula Vista and National City, California, provided a hostile work environment that involved inappropriate and unwanted touching, sexual comments and comments about employees’ figures. The EEOC alleges the owner wrapped his arms around women and pressed up against them. Because […]


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. Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) September 12, 2018 – Steinberg Law Firm is pleased to announce the addition of the firm’s newest associate in its Summerville office, Elliotte Quinn, and the expansion of the firm into the area of construction law. Quinn is an accomplished attorney who represents homeowners and property owners’ associations seeking compensation for defective construction. Construction defects cause property damage that lowers the value of a home or condo and, in some cases, are safety and health hazards to the people living in and around the building. A Charleston native, Quinn graduated with honors from the […]


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Corpus Christi, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 8, 2018 – Attorney Alex R. Hernandez Jr. recently donated backpacks and school supplies to thousands of South Texas elementary students in need. Alex R. Hernandez Jr. has made substantial donations to schools to help support education and literacy throughout South Texas where education resources are greatly needed. He recently also gave scholarships. Contact: Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Trial Lawyers Principal Office 921 N. Chaparral, Suite 100 Corpus Christi, Texas 78401 P: (361) 792-3811


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Corpus Christi, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 8, 2018 – Two law students, Geremy Garcia of Corpus Christi and a second year law student at Southern University Law Center, and Marvin Faires of Corpus Christi and a third year law student at Thurgood Marshall School of Law, received this years 2018 Future Lawyer Scholarships given by Attorney Alex R. Hernandez Jr. of Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Trial Lawyers PLLC. The scholarship provides financial support for law students to get ahead in their studies. Contact: Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Trial Lawyers Principal Office 921 N. Chaparral, Suite 100 Corpus Christi, Texas […]


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Melville, NY (Law Firm Newswire) September 5, 2018 – Freiberger Haber LLP is pleased to announce that Jonathan H. Freiberger, one of the firm’s founding partners, has co-authored an article with Ms. Leora Halpern Lanz, principle of LHL Communications, a hospitality focused marketing communications advisory and full-time faculty of Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration, and Ms. Elise Borkan, Learning Assistant in the digital marketing class at Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration. The article is entitled: “Hospitality Websites: The ADA’s Impact on Impaired Individuals’ World Wide Web Access.” The article was published on August 31, 2018 in Hotel Executive […]


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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 31, 2018 – Wolper Law Firm, P.A., which has a national securities litigation practice, announces that it is investigating claims involving Future Income Payments, LLC. According to Future Income Payments, LLC’s website, it claims to be “the industry leader and an innovator in buying and selling secondary market pension cash flows, often referred to as structured cash flows. In reality, Future Income Payments, LLC was not a flourishing business entity but rather a $100 million scam operated out of a Nevada strip mall. At least nine states have issued cease and desist orders, […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) August 17, 2018 – The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a blood test that has the potential to be used to detect concussions. The blood test may open another door to help detect traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the Brain Injury Research Institute (BRI), approximately 1.6 to 3.8 million sport and recreation related concussions happen in children, teenagers and adults in the United States. The new blood test could be a helpful tool in detecting TBI earlier. In professional sports, such as in the National Football League (NFL) alone, players and […]


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Albany, NY (Law Firm Newswire) August 15, 2018 – On July 5, 2018, the Third Department Appellate Division granted a woman severely injured in a motor vehicle accident the right to seek further settlement from an insurance company that allegedly used fraud and deceit to convince her to sign important legal documents closing her claims. The case was originally dismissed by the Ulster County Supreme Court because the victim signed a release of her claims, but the Law Offices of Sobo & Sobo appealed the Supreme Court’s decision and won, opening the door to a legal investigation into allegations of […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) August 15, 2018 – Class action lawsuit alleges that a nursing home operator denied rest breaks, failed to pay overtime, failed to pay minimum wage and failed to itemize wage statements. San Francisco Bay Area employment law firms McCormack & Erlich and Wynne Law Firm have filed a class action lawsuit against SavaSeniorCare alleging, among other things, that the nursing home operator unlawfully failed to pay overtime to its employees for all hours worked and denied employees meal and rest breaks during the work day. The lawsuit, filed by and on behalf of current […]


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