Legal News | Law Firm Newswire - Part 2

Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire)May 28, 2021 – Meatpacker Pilgrim’s Pride, located in Texas, is being served notice of a wrongful death action on behalf of deceased David Elijah and Elnora Brown. Court documents indicate the suit alleges the company placed profits over the safety of workers. The allegations further assert that the company misrepresented the risks of COVID-19 infections to ensure workers would remain at the plant and failed to implement other preventive measures. The suit alleges that these failures led to the death of two workers. Elijah’s spouse, Sybil, alleges Elijah was not told to wear any personal […]


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. Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 25, 2021 – The Law Office of Jason Wright is proud to announce that Jason has been honored as a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award for his service to the Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America. The Silver Beaver is a national award presented annually to those of exceptional character and noteworthy service to youth at the local council level. While a recipient’s service on the council level is considered, so too is their overall level of service to the Boy Scout Community. The Silver Beaver Award is the highest honor […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 27, 2021 – The news is often filled with stories about traumatic brain injuries (TBI) resulting from playing contact sports, military service, car accidents, or even slip and falls. Surprisingly, one of the major causes of traumatic brain injuries are bicycle accidents. Riding a bicycle can lead to more traumatic brain injuries than any sport, including soccer, basketball, hockey or football. In a recent case, a 61-year-old male was riding his bike in a golf cart lane when he was struck from behind by a vehicle that fled the scene. The cyclist was wearing […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 20, 2021 – A recently released whitepaper, authored by GoSafe Labs, covering 2015 to 2018, revealed children are more likely to be injured in accidents on rural versus urban roads.   The study indicated the top ten least safe states for collisions involving children, with Texas leading the pack, followed by California, Florida, Indiana, Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, Illinois, Arizona and Ohio. The company used public data from government sources that involved over 300,000 people involved in fatal accidents.   The whitepaper featured data indicating that 57 percent more children were killed or injured […]


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Former contractor defense attorney joins Summerville office construction defect legal team. Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) April 16, 2021 – Steinberg Law Firm, LLP announced the addition of attorney Rachel Igdal to their Summerville, SC office. Rachel will join the construction defect practice area team, representing homeowners, condominium associations, homeowner associations (HOA) and others against builders, general contractors, and sub-contractors. Rachel has been in practice for over five years in South Carolina. Previously she worked for a construction defense firm, representing builders, contractors, and sub-contractors in cases involving water intrusion, structural deficiencies, framing defects and asphalt/pavement issues. She also has a […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) April 15, 2021 – “Justice delivered for our client who was injured in a motorcycle accident,” explained Gordon R. Levinson, Esq. Founder of the Levinson Law Group. “While the $250,000 settlement cannot undo this client’s injuries, it acknowledges the pain involved, represents accountability for the driver who caused the accident due to negligence, and sends a very clear message to the community that there are consequences for unsafe driving on our roads,” added Levinson. “Justice served.” If you have been in a motorcycle accident, seek immediate medical care and retain experienced legal counsel. You […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 13, 2021 – The owner of a home remodeling company slipped and fell off a ramp at a restaurant, resulting in traumatic brain injury. The 40-year-old plaintiff alleged the restaurant was negligent in allowing a dangerous condition to exist on their premises. According to court documents, the plaintiff was walking with a cane due to a back injury. On the way to the washrooms, which had an inclined ramp to access them, he slipped and fell on the wet, greasy surface at the top of the ramp. The plaintiff was taken to a medical […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 6, 2021 – A staircase collapsed inside the future 15-story tower of the Houston head office of Marathon Oil Corporation, killing three construction workers and injuring one. The work, the men, were doing was exceedingly dangerous.   The workers’ families are filing lawsuits alleging Marathon Oil and several subcontractors were negligent in failing to follow workplace safety protocols and regulations, failing to train or supervise workers properly, and failing to provide proper safety equipment.   One afternoon in October, a precast concrete staircase collapsed from the 13th and 14th floors downward. The domino effect […]


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Law Firm Newswire) April 2, 2021 – Attorney Holmes served as a South Carolina personal injury lawyer for an impressive 42 years, helping thousands of clients get on the road to recovery   South Carolina personal injury lawyer J. Kevin Holmes recently announced his retirement. Attorney Holmes joined the Steinberg Law Firm shortly after graduating from law school at the Rutgers University School of Law. As Holmes explains, he had immense respect for the founder of Steinberg Law Firm, Irving Steinberg, who helped draft and pass the state’s first workers’ compensation law.   In his capacity as a Steinberg Law […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 30, 2021 – A Texas inmate died of a broken neck after an arrest. The 23-year-old man’s family alleged unreasonable, excessive force as the cause of his death.   The 23-year-old Texas man was celebrating with his friends and fell asleep outside in their yard. Patrol officers saw the man, woke him and told him to go home. The man indicated he would comply; however, he was arrested for public intoxication and violation of emergency management orders relating to COVID-19.   It is alleged that the man was tripped numerous times, pepper-sprayed and shoved […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2021 – Steinberg Law Firm is pleased to announce that nine lawyers have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Founded in 1927, Steinberg Law Firm has a history of experience advocating for injured people and has obtained some of the largest jury verdicts, workers’ compensation awards, and settlements in South Carolina. Regardless of the size of a case, the firm’s lawyers emphasize providing every client with the highest level of advocacy, attention, and compassion. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 23, 2021 – A father of three was placing stop signs for traffic control when a speeding truck rear-ended another truck and flipped it over on top of the father. The first truck’s driver had a blood-alcohol level of three times the legal limit. The driver of the second truck was also seriously injured.   The 63-year-old minister and traffic control supervisor spent several weeks in the ICU but eventually passed away due to the injuries he sustained after being crushed by the truck. The man’s surviving family filed a wrongful death lawsuit in […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) March 16, 2021 – Lipsky Lowe LLP has filed a civil lawsuit against Ogilvy New York President Lauren Crampsie on behalf of her former nanny alleging wrongful termination and wage and hour violations. The Backdrop According to the complaint, plaintiff Anaika Quamina was hired by defendant Lauren Crampsie and her husband Jason Lotkowictz to be the nanny for their two children in May 2018. Ms. Quamina’s duties included caring for their children, light housecleaning, cooking, doing laundry, picking up groceries, and helping to clean defendants’ homes in New York City and the Hamptons. Ms. […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 16, 2021 – A wrongful death lawsuit was filed by the family of Houston Rockets scout Brent Johnson. An unmarked construction hazard caused his bicycle to crash, resulting in a broken neck.   Johnson was 65 at the time of his death, and the family’s wrongful death attorney indicated that the accident was completely avoidable had the hazard been clearly and properly posted with warnings. Johnson usually rode his bike at least 30 miles a day and was always careful to wear a helmet.   The sidewalk section where Johnson died was not lit […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 16, 2021 – Three people were killed Monday morning and several other pedestrians were critically injured when struck by a Volvo stationwagon, being driven by a 71-year-old DUI suspect, after it jumped a curb, plowing into a group of unsheltered people. The accident happened in the tunnel under the San Diego City College Campus in the 1400 block of B Street. Three people were declared dead at the scene, while the over 60 first-responders on scene transported six others to area hospitals for treatment. The six sustained injuries ranging from life-threatening to less […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 9, 2021 – Highway 21 in Pendleton Harbor was the scene of an accident that took the lives of three. The crash was the result of a vehicle failing to yield the right-of-way when exiting a private driveway. According to police reports, a 44-year-old male driver behind the wheel of a 2021 Toyota drove into an eastbound 2021 GMC pickup’s path. The pickup hit the Toyota, ending up in the westbound lane and crashing into a 2016 Chevrolet pickup driven by a 28-year-old woman carrying two passengers, the woman’s husband and a friend. All […]


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Harris County, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 6, 2021 – On the night of March 5, 2021, seven people were injured in a natural gas line explosion and fire that led to evacuations in northwest Harris County. According to the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, Comcast workers punctured a gas line. CenterPoint crews arrived to fix the damage and as they were leaving, they struck a high-pressure natural gas line which exploded around 5:30 p.m. resulting in seven people suffering serious injuries. This is unacceptable. If you or a loved one was injured as a result, call our burn injury […]


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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 5, 2021 – Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases among workers, the Amazon warehouse facility in Robbinsville, New Jersey, known as PNE5, was forced to close temporarily over last Christmas. An unknown number of the facility’s 3,500 workers were infected with COVID-19.  Amazon utilizes an in-house COVID testing program for employees to detect the virus’s asymptomatic cases and prevent spread. Around mid-December, the site began noticing a large increase in positive test results, and management decided to preemptively close through the holidays and reopen on December 26th. South Jersey work injury lawyers Petrillo […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 02, 2021 – The New Jersey personal injury lawyers at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm recently announced that they settled a case on behalf of a woman who was seriously injured after a car accident in Warren County. The firm’s client, a woman in her fifties, was driving during the course of her employment when she was rear-ended by a negligent motorist. As a result of the accident, the woman suffered serious orthopedic injuries to her back and spine. She later underwent cervical fusion surgery, fusing several of her vertebrae together. After diligently […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 02, 2021 – After a woman slipped on an icy sidewalk, her New Jersey personal injury lawyers successfully settled her case through mediation.  The New Jersey personal injury lawyers at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm recently settled a slip and fall claim involving a client who fell on an icy sidewalk in Blairstown, New Jersey. The firm’s client, a woman in her 50s, walked along an icy sidewalk between two businesses. The woman fell, suffering severe injuries to her shoulder, which required her to undergo reconstructive surgery.  When the woman reached out to […]


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