Legal News | Law Firm Newswire - Part 2

Indianapolis, IN (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2022 – Last month, the Law Office of Mark Nicholson was thrilled to award another scholarship this year. They enjoy providing this scholarship opportunity every year as part of their commitment to public service. They love to hear from students about their past experiences that have helped shape them into the people they are today and will be in the future. Alexandria Reno is a Nicholson Scholar Winner Alexandria Reno of New Castle Chrysler High School received a college scholarship from the Law Office of Mark Nicholson. The Mark Nicholson Experience Scholarship is […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) June 9, 2022 – The Steinberg Law Firm awarded five students a $1,000 scholarship and added a sixth scholarship this year called The Courage Scholarship for a student whose essay was especially impactful to the scholarship committee. The law firm’s 2022 Scholarship Program is the 5th year in a row that the firm has offered the program to high school and college students to help with their tuition. This year, the program had over 35 applicants and the process of selecting the scholarship winners was challenging. “There were so many qualified and deserving applicants. We […]


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Andover, MA (Law Firm Newswire) June 06, 2022 – Massachusetts School of Law is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Program. The Andover-based school was chosen from a total of 580 applicants during a competitive review process. It will receive half the grant immediately and the balance likely next year. Massachusetts School of Law’s mission is to provide an academically rigorous affordable legal education emphasizing ethics, advocacy, leadership, and professional skills. MSLAW provides this accessible, affordable legal education to tomorrow’s leaders in law, business, and technology who […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 12, 2022 – Steinberg Law Firm’s injury lawyers have a rich history in South Carolina. The firm’s founder, Irving Steinberg, helped put workers’ compensation laws on the books in The Palmetto State. Today, the firm is highly respected for its incredible track record of getting results for clients that have suffered personal injuries, car accidents, truck accidents, work injuries, as well as consumers who are victims of construction defects. The firm’s reputation which is backed by over 600 5-star reviews on Google has made them a pillar in the communities they serve such […]


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Springdale, AR (Law Firm Newswire) May 10, 2022 – Jason M. Hatfield, P.A. takes pride in representing police officers injured on the job. In 2021 alone, Jason successfully tried four workers’ compensation cases advocating those police officers receive additional medical treatment that was being denied by the workers’ compensation insurance carrier. In each case, police officers were denied medical treatment that was being recommended by their treating physicians. As an advocate for frontline workers before the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission, Jason was able to successfully ensure that these injured police officers received all medical treatment needed to recover from their […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) April 27, 2022 – The new CLM Studio has opened in Custom Legal Marketing’s office in San Francisco. To accommodate the buildout, the company acquired a vacant space on the third floor of the Kearny Street building where CLM is headquartered. In 2021, Custom Legal Marketing, an Adviatech Company, raised funds and secured financing to expand the company’s offerings. The new studio took a little over 6 months to complete and is equipped with mounted and portable studio lighting, fixed and mobile audio capture equipment, and dual Ultra-HD cameras to capture multiple angles simultaneously. […]


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Alexandria, VA (Law Firm Newswire) April 21, 2022 – Attorneys for the Episcopal church are trying to prevent the taking of third-party depositions in a civil case involving allegations of perjury, spoliation of evidence, and abuse of process by Episcopal priest Robert H. Malm. Malm previously served as rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria Virginia. The case, filed in the Alexandria Virginia General District Court by pro se plaintiff and retired attorney Eric J. Bonetti, seeks damages from Malm for allegedly: • Filing multiple frivolous legal actions against Bonetti. • Committing perjury multiple times during previous litigation, including falsely […]


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Coral Gables, FL (Law Firm Newswire) April 08, 2022 – Perez Mayoral, PA announced today that it is working to help tenants in Miami-Dade County remain in their properties. With inflation at a 40-year high and rental rates skyrocketing due to an influx of new residents to the area during the Covid-19 pandemic, renters are being squeezed by landlords looking to cash in by raising their rent. In response, the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners recently enacted an ordinance designed to protect renters. The new law, which became effective March 25, 2022, requires landlords to give residential tenants at […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2022 – Last year, a bicyclist suffered critical injuries when a city dump truck struck and ran over her in a neighborhood on Chicago’s Northwest Side.   A 31-year-old woman was biking northwest on Milwaukee Avenue in Avondale. Both the bicycle and the truck turned right at the same time at the busy Belmont Avenue intersection. The truck hit and ran over the bicyclist, pinning her underneath the vehicle.   The truck continued dragging the woman several feet before stopping. The truck driver, 48, did not realize what had happened until witnesses began […]


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Indianapolis, IN (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2022 – Mark Nicholson, Attorney with the Law Office of Mark Nicholson is recognized and distinguished in the Top Attorneys of North America 2022-2023 edition by The Who’s Who Directories. “The Battery Man” The Law Office of Mark Nicholson has been representing clients in the Indianapolis, IN area and throughout Indiana since 2009. The firm handles legal matters in criminal law, family law, personal injury, civil rights, and other practice areas. Whether you were accused of a crime, somebody violated your civil rights, or a neighbor’s dog bit you; you’ll get the legal […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 22, 2022 – Last year, a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident that involved an SUV slamming into a house in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois.   The fatal pedestrian accident occurred when Carlos Maciel Pulido, 32, was walking on the 700 block of Equestrian Drive in Wheeling. Pulido died from the injuries he sustained in the crash. First responders found him pinned under the vehicle.   Police identified the SUV driver as Jose Fermin Zavala-Hernandez, 38. He was arrested in June after a police chase in northern Indiana. Authorities had been searching […]


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Dallas, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 21, 2016 – The Biden Administration has announced that Ukrainian nationals in the United States will be granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. The designation will last for 18 months. TPS will be granted to Ukrainian nationals who have lived continuously in the United States since March 1, 2022. Individuals who enter the country after that date will not be eligible for the designation. “It is heartwarming that the Administration acted quickly to help those Ukrainians lucky enough to be in the U.S. at the right time,” commented […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 15, 2022 – Last year, a 54-year-old man faced two charges after a fatal wrong-way car accident in Naperville, Illinois.   Frank P. Qualtier Jr. was charged with aggravated driving under the influence (DUI) and reckless homicide after a head-on collision. According to Naperville police, the crash occurred at the intersection of Lisson and Royce roads at around 7:30 p.m.   Qualtier was traveling west on Royce Road in a silver 2014 Dodge Ram pickup. The vehicle entered the road’s eastbound lanes close to the Lisson Road intersection and hit a black 2017 Ford […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 14, 2022 – The explosion at an ExxonMobil refinery near Houston recently points out how dangerous working in the oil industry can be. Four workers were seriously injured. One of the biggest risks working in the oil industry is explosions and fires. There are approximately 100 oil rig fires each year, or roughly one every three days. Deaths in oil rig accidents are underreported due to missing and inconsistent data, and loopholes allowing some deaths to go unreported. Of the 83 known offshore fatalities between 2005 and 2019, about 30 percent were classified as […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 8, 2022 – Last year, a man whose leg was amputated after a pedestrian accident involving a bus received a $3 million settlement from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).   Raymond Baroud, 80, was hit by a right-turning CTA bus on Chicago’s West Side in November 2018. He was near a crosswalk but not using it when crossing West Madison Street close to the Pulaski Road intersection.   The CTA claimed Baroud was in the bus driver’s blind spot. However, surveillance video from multiple angles showed that the pedestrian should have been clearly visible […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 01, 2022 – The Law Office of Jason Wright is excited to announce that Katie Valle has joined the firm as a senior associate attorney. Katie has extensive experience helping families who are going through some of the most challenging times of their lives and looks forward to continuing her service in her new capacity. For the last two years, Katie has served as the Director of Family Services at Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas (VLS). She has over a decade of experience handling challenging divorce and child custody matters on behalf of […]


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The Sommers Schwartz team fights harder and smarter when your future depends on crossing the goal line. Your future. Our fight. Sommers Schwartz. Detroit, MI (Law Firm Newswire) February 17, 2022 – Sommers Schwartz, a powerhouse litigation firm, has released a brand-new commercial that reminds viewers what it takes to be a champion in the courtroom year after year. Your future. Our fight. Sommers Schwartz. The team of nationally recognized lawyers at Sommers Schwartz fights for clients who have been seriously injured by others’ wrongful acts and negligence. The law firm has more than 45 years of experience handling personal […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) February 15, 2022 – Last year residents of a Chicago neighborhood filed two lawsuits against a property developer in charge of a smokestack demolition at a coal power plant that resulted in thick clouds of dust covering the surrounding area amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.   Little Village residents affected by the demolition at the shuttered Crawford Power Generating Station filed a federal class-action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The suit named Hilco Redevelopment Partners, Controlled Demolition Inc. and other firms as defendants. They were demolishing the plant’s […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 14, 2022 – There may be a new player in the battle to deal with traumatic brain injuries. The secret is a type of omega-3 fatty acid that may stave off the effects of sub-concussion – the quiet, yet potentially deadly first step in the process that may later lead to full blown traumatic brain injury. Sub-concussion is not always noticed during play on the field. Most players, coaches and fans just watch the game, and cheer when the opponents sustain a body blow, knocking them to the ground. The player gets up and […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 03, 2022 – The family of a woman killed in a collision with a truck carrying a 200,000-pound load, including a piece of military equipment – a propeller for a Navy submarine – has won their lawsuit against the trucking company carrying the oversized load and the escort service company. The family was awarded $730 million in the 2016 death of the mother, which occurred on the White Oak bridge near Mount Pleasant. It is considered to be the single biggest wrongful death verdict for a single-person accident in the U.S.  The oversize load, […]


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