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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 15, 2021 – Justice delivered. San Diego truck accident attorney, Gordon Levinson achieves $1 million settlement for a client with a traumatic brain injury. “Our client was injured in just such an accident and was involved in a multiple vehicle crash where a tractor-trailer 18-wheeler crashed into a stopped car on the freeway, causing a four-car chain-reaction pile up,” outlined Gordon R. Levinson, Esq. Founder of the Levinson Law Group. “He was in the second car in the line of cars.” The badly injured client was taken to the nearest hospital by ambulance, […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 12, 2021 – Medicare fraud damages expert Michael F. Arrigo served as an expert in a Medicare fraud case, assisting a Defendant-Appellant attorney in a successful outcome before the U.S. Court of Appeals. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit published an Opinion regarding a Medicare fraud case.  Alleged fraudulent billing, fraudulent coding, and medically unnecessary care were components of the Government’s case.  Arrigo was requested to assess the Government’s methodology regarding damages calculations.  This involved, in part reviewing the Government’s Presentence Investigation Report and rebutting the loss amount, then applying the loss […]


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Law Firm Newswire) December 15, 2020 – Steinberg Law Firm selected Mt. Pleasant, West Ashley senior communities for a holiday giving campaign featuring tablet donations, wish lists and more. This holiday season, Charleston-area elderly residents are getting to safely experience the comfort and joy associated with typical holiday seasons outside of a pandemic. On the heels of a particularly difficult year for the area’s senior citizens, local personal injury law practice Steinberg Law Firm invested in a community outreach campaign that specifically benefits the area’s elderly residents who have faced isolation in a year marked by COVID-19 scares and precautions. […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) December 02, 2020 – A recent news story detailed a lawsuit filed against Tyson Foods by the family of a deceased worker who contracted COVID-19 at work. Tyson is not alone; there are now many nursing homes, cruise lines and bigger retailers, such as Walmart, facing COVID-19 wrongful death lawsuits. According to a news release put out by the Tyson worker’s family, at least 18 workers had died because of COVID-19 infections. The family’s attorney alleges that the rate of infection at the plant is “grossly disproportionate” to the nation’s general population. The Texas Department […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) November 26, 2020 – A 17-year old budding baseball player from Waxahachie, Texas recently died from injuries sustained in a collision with an 18-wheeler. The accident happened on U.S. Highway 287 near Waxahachie High School. Although the teen was taken to the nearest medical facility and put on life support, he succumbed to his injuries during transfer to another hospital. The accident happened around 2:00 p.m. The teen’s vehicle was heading south on U.S. 287 when the driver apparently lost control, slid through the median and hit the big rig head-on. The driver was ejected. […]


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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire)November 10, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic changed life in America in innumerable ways. From the new norm of social distancing to working from home and distance learning, life may never fully return to the “old normal” as concerns about COVID-19 seem only to grow as time passes. As of mid-July, New Jersey has had over 180,000 cases of COVID-19, and, tragically, more than 15,000 residents have died from the virus. While the virus impacts people from all backgrounds and ways of life, studies have shown that it disproportionately affects those who work outside the home.  […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) November 2, 2020 – Texas is leading the nation in vehicle accident deaths. Over the last two decades, roughly 970,000 Texans have died in vehicle accidents. In 2019 the death rate was 1.26 fatalities per one hundred million vehicle miles traveled. Each day, according to the Texas Department of Transportation, ten residents die in auto collisions. The top two causes for car crashes are speeding and DUI. To understand just how high the vehicle accident rate is in Texas, one person is killed every 2 hours and 26 minutes, one person is injured every 2 […]


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Law Firm Newswire) October 29, 2020 – Malcolm Crosland, a partner with Goose Creek, S.C. personal injury law practice Steinberg Law Firm, is the new national President of the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG). Crosland will guide the 1,000+-member U.S. legal association for a one-year term, effective as of October 2020. The leadership role is a natural fit for the attorney, who has practiced law for 34 years and has been actively involved with the WILG for many years, including serving in executive leadership, committees and board roles. Comprised of attorneys from every state in the country, WILG […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) October 19, 2020 – Gordon Levinson, founder of the Levinson Law Group, was formally recognized as one of the “10 Best” attorneys in the Southern California region by the American Institute. Attorney Levinson adds this recent honor to several others he has obtained in recent years, including a perfect 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. The American Institute was founded on the belief that exceptional attorneys should be recognized for excellence in their field. Established in 2014, the American Institute is an impartial attorney-rating organization that recognizes attorneys in the following practice areas: bankruptcy law, criminal law, […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) October 16, 2020 – Charleston-area law practice, Steinberg Law Firm, has welcomed a new member to their growing legal team in Goose Creek. Annie Andrews will join Steinberg’s personal injury group following seven years of experience as a trial attorney with the Charleston County Public Defender’s office, where she tried numerous cases to jury verdict and zealously fought for the rights of more than 1,000 individuals. Andrews’ transition to the law firm will continue her commitment to fair treatment and just legal resolutions, as she will represent and guide clients impacted by car accidents or […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) October 6, 2020 – Car accidents are common occurrence in Austin and across Texas. A recent accident in Austin involved at least six people, with one sustaining critical, life-threatening injuries as a result of being pinned in one of the vehicles in the wreck. The vehicle rolled during the collision at the intersection of Lost Creek Boulevard and South Loop 360. Surrounding areas sent first responders, including firefighters with equipment to free the individual from the vehicle. This took over 40 minutes and the person was transported to the nearest medical facility. Five other people […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) October 5, 2020 – A Long Island woman was indicted on aggravated driving while intoxicated (DWI) and a dozen other charges in a high-speed car accident that killed a mother and injured her son. The rear-end crash occurred on Meadowbrook Parkway in North Merrick, Nassau County. Freeport resident Nicole Pollock, 26, was allegedly speeding and driving drunk when her 2012 Nissan Rogue hit the back of a 2006 Kia. Authorities identified the Kia driver as 39-year-old Lissette Quintanilla. She lost control of her vehicle upon impact and crossed multiple lanes of traffic before striking a […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) September 30, 2020 – A Long Island man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk with his six-year-old son in the vehicle. Marcellus David, 37, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated (DWI) under Leandra’s Law and endangering a child’s welfare. He was driving a 2003 Nissan Frontier eastbound on Middle Country Road in Selden when Suffolk County police initiated a traffic stop. A Selective Alcohol Fatality Enforcement officer stopped David after his pickup truck allegedly made an illegal left turn. The officer approached the vehicle and arrested the driver upon determining he was allegedly intoxicated. […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) September 30, 2020 – The law firm of Catafago Fini LLP scored a major victory in the New York State Supreme Court on September 16, 2020, in defeating a motion seeking class certification of purported meal break and overtime claims under New York Labor Law. The case is captioned Gang Li v. Wing Keung Enterprises, Inc., et al. Index No. 713860/2018 (N.Y. Supreme Court, Queens County). The plaintiff in the action, Gang Li, was a driver’s helper for Wing Keung Enterprises, Inc. Li claimed that, although he signed time records reflecting deductions for his […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) September 29, 2020 – Marty Lyons was an NFL player for the New York Jets where he served for 12-years as a defensive lineman. Early in his career, he became a Big Brother to a three-year-old boy, Keith, who suffered from an advanced illness. Three years later, Marty experienced a six day period filled with the birth of his first child, followed four days later by the sudden passing of his father, followed two days later by Keith’s death. These experiences profoundly affected Marty’s attitude toward life, fame and his fellow human beings. With the […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 28, 2020 – Front line workers who take care of patients with COVID-19 are under immense stress, and they may make mistakes – not due to gross negligence or neglect – but due to how unpredictable the coronavirus is.  The virus symptoms are not uniform, and each infected person presents with different symptoms. The medical community has warned that the virus deals serious and lingering damage to the body.  The death of a COVID-19 patient is heartbreaking, and the loss devastating. The surviving family is left shattered. Did their loved one get proper care? […]


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Dallas, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 25, 2020 – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), on July 31, 2020, announced significant increases to filing fees across the board for naturalization applications and some of its most common immigration processes, including employment-based petitions. Filing fees will increase by a weighted average of 20 percent on October 2, 2020, when the new structure goes into effect.   The U.S. Department of Homeland Security claims that the fee increase is necessary to improve agency efficiency and to recover operating costs amid budget shortfalls. Earlier this year, USCIS sought to furlough over 13,000 employees […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 24, 2020 – From minor sports to professional players, many athletes cling to the misconception that a head injury is no big deal. Contrary to this idea, serious head injuries and trauma, or TBIs, frequently develop into severe health problems and other complications. Even a mild traumatic brain injury, needs more than two weeks of recovery. A TBI could take up to 28 days or longer to heal. The brain is a complex organ, and if it sustains an injury, it needs time to heal properly. Athletes who ignore head injuries and TBI symptoms […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 23, 2020 – Caring for the nation’s veterans is one of the country’s most undeniable duties. After serving their country, a veteran deserves to know that they will be cared for, should the need arise. Most often, however, it is family members who step up to care for wounded, injured or ill veterans. Indeed, according to the Veterans Administration (VA) Secretary, Robert Wilkie, “caregivers charged with caring for our nation’s Veterans face new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic” in that they have become increasingly isolated and cannot obtain reliable, outside help. To help caregivers, […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) September 22, 2020 – Art dealer Inigo Philbrick was ordered to be held in a Manhattan correctional facility without bail during a July 14 telephone hearing in connection to his indictment on aggravated identity theft and wire fraud charges by a grand jury in the Southern District Court of New York. Philbrick was accused of running a fraud scheme that cost investors an estimated $25 million or more. U.S. authorities arrested him on the South Pacific island of Vanuatu in June. During the hearing Assistant U.S. Attorney Cecilia Vogel argued against granting bail and claimed […]


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