Legal News | Law Firm Newswire - Part 3

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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If so, attorneys with The de la Garza Law Group are available and offer a free, no-obligation case evaluation Electric companies failed Texas and some paid the ultimate price. Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 23, 2021 – The severe winter storm that impacted Texas last week brought with it below freezing temperatures. As millions of people in Houston took shelter and stayed indoors, some companies in charge of delivering electricity to paying customers failed to do their part. Because of the loss of power, millions of people were unable to properly heat their homes. Without electricity, indoor temperatures reached […]


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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) February 22, 2021 – South Jersey residents nominated Steven Petrillo, Scott Goldberg and Scott Schulman for their dedication, skill and legal knowledge.   Petrillo & Goldberg, the South Jersey personal injury law firm with offices in Woodbury and Pennsauken, is proud to announce that three of the firm’s lawyers were recently recognized by South Jersey Magazine as “Awesome Attorneys” of 2020. The honor was bestowed upon a select group of lawyers who were intimately familiar with the legal areas in which they practice and consistently delivered results for their clients. South Jersey Magazine is the premier […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 22, 2021 – A rear-end accident recently took the life of a 32-year-old woman from Bryan, after a deadly collision in Robertson County, Texas. This fatal wreck ultimately involved three vehicles and 11 people. The deceased was stopped inside the northbound lane of Texas 6, waiting to make a U-turn. She was rear-ended, sending her vehicle into the southbound lane where she was hit by a pickup truck. While she did make it to the hospital alive, she died shortly thereafter. The second individual in the vehicle was hospitalized with serious injuries. The family […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) February 19, 2021 – Super Lawyers recognizes attorney Levinson as an exceptional personal injury attorney.   Gordon R. Levinson, the founder of Levinson Law Group, was named a “San Diego Super Lawyer” by one of the top attorney-rating services, Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyer designation is reserved for the top 5 percent of all practicing attorneys in a jurisdiction who exhibit excellence in all aspects of their practice area.   Super Lawyers is a leading attorney-rating service that identifies outstanding lawyers in more than 70 different practice areas. Those recognized as Super Lawyers have […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 12, 2021 – 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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Portland, OR(Law Firm Newswire) February 10, 2021 – Gearing Rackner & McGrath recently announced that family law attorney, Adam Shelton, was promoted to partner. Attorney Shelton began practicing family law immediately after graduating with a Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon School of Law. In 2018, Shelton joined Gearing Rackner & McGrath’s ranks, where he represents clients in a wide range of divorce and family law cases. However, Shelton is particularly known for adeptly handling cases involving complex financial dissolutions, high-conflict custody matters, and amicable separations. Attorney Shelton is a dedicated advocate for his clients, who unceasingly pursues their […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 05, 2021 – 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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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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