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Madera, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 4, 2020 – A jury of the Madera County Superior Court recently handed down a record-setting verdict of $21,513,000 to Jose Maclovio. This is Madera County’s largest verdict to a single plaintiff and the California Central Valley’s sixth largest general damages verdict in the past 15 years. The verdict, won by Dunnion Law, stems from a 2015 motor vehicle accident case where the van in which Maclovio rode as a passenger was violently rear-ended. Maclovio, a Madera resident and father of one, was paralyzed from the neck down as a result of the high-speed […]


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Cincinnati, OH (Law Firm Newswire) February 20, 2020 – We are pleased to announce that Joel Buckley has joined Jones Kahan Law as the firm’s litigation managing attorney. Mr. Buckley is a highly skilled litigator, with experience in personal injury, business, Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and secured transactions litigation. He has also served as in-house counsel at Liberty Mutual Insurance where his practice focused on defending a wide variety of claims. During his time as defense counsel, Mr. Buckley successfully resolved hundreds of cases at trial and arbitration. His unique perspective will be instrumental to complex personal injury cases that Jones […]


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Orange County, CA (Law Firm Newswire) February 11, 2020 – The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys(NAOPIA) presents their highest honor of “Top 10 Under 40” to Kevin Patrick Crockett. The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys is an organization devoted to recognizing the top personal injury attorneys in the nation. With over a million attorneys in the United States, choosing the best lawyer is difficult. However, through a stringent selection process, the NAOPIA awards the best personal injury attorneys in each state with the most prestigious honor of being named “TOP 10 UNDER 40”. The very few attorneys (less […]


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Blue Bell, PA (Law Firm Newswire) January 6, 2019 – Pennsylvania attorney Jon Ostroff is investigating the January 5, 2020 crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike that involved a bus, two tractor-trailers, and a passenger car. The multi-vehicle collision killed five people and injured more than 60. Ostroff, who has served as lead counsel on numerous bus and truck crash cases, indicates that fatigue likely had a role in yesterday’s crash. “Having reviewed the preliminary information about the incident,” Ostroff said, “I believe that the now deceased bus driver may have been too tired to be behind the wheel, which led […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 27, 2019 – A 31-year-old driver pleaded guilty to multiple charges of driving under the influence in a deadly car accident on Lee Roy Selmon Expressway in Tampa, Florida. The multi-vehicle crash in August 2017 resulted in the death of a Tampa family of three that included an 8-year-old girl. Prosecutors said the driver, Amber Perera, was intoxicated with alcohol and drugs when the fiery collision occurred. She pleaded guilty to nine charges including evidence tampering, leaving the scene of a death and three counts of DUI manslaughter. The driver caries a combined maximum […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) December 13, 2019 – Recently, the police were called to a scene of an accident in Corpus Christi, Texas, involving two vehicles. On arrival, law enforcement discovered a 45-year-old woman in a Jeep that had been struck by another vehicle trying to turn. The Jeep driver sustained life-threatening injuries and was rushed to a trauma center. The woman died shortly after admittance. The driver and a passenger in the vehicle that struck the Jeep were also taken to hospital with injuries. What follows an accident like this is a complete forensic investigation. First, a full […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 13, 2019 – Los Angeles based lemon law firm, California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) announced today that its partner, Michael H. Rosenstein, earned one of the largest California Lemon Law verdicts of the year. CCA also announced the move of its Los Angeles headquarters from Century City, California to Westwood, California. CCA is now located at 10900 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, California 90024. CCA’s founding partner, Michael H. Rosenstein, served as lead trial counsel in the matter Newton v. BMW North America, which was tried in Los Angeles Superior Court before […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 4, 2019 – California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”), the Los Angeles-based lemon law firm, announced that its two partners, Michael Rosenstein and Sepehr Daghighian, have delivered two back-to-back trial wins on behalf of their clients against BMW North America, LLC (“BMW”). BMW is the United States distributor of BMW and Mini vehicles and was sued in both cases for violations of California’s strong consumer protection law, the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act. Trial attorney Michael Rosenstein commented on the trial victories stating, “Mike Tyson famously said, ‘everybody has a plan until they get punched […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 6, 2019 – A 19-year-old driver was arrested in connection with a car accident in North Port, Florida, that killed a 17-year-old girl and injured three other passengers. A man was also charged in the case for supplying alcohol to minors. A 19-year-old driver was charged with a single count of DUI manslaughter and three counts of DUI with personal injury. She was driving a blue 2010 Toyota SUV that was involved in a one-vehicle rollover crash. Officers from the North Port Police Department arrived at the intersection of Genip Court and Joewood Circle […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) October 24, 2019 – Consumer Attorneys of San Diego (CASD) presented Outstanding Trial Lawyer Awards to five Gomez Trial Attorneys at its annual awards dinner “An Evening with Trial Stars” on Friday, October 18 at The US GRANT Hotel. Founder John Gomez, partners Bibianne Fell, Jeremiah Lowe, Jessica Sizemore-Wetzel, and trial attorney Victoria Lazar were recognized for their outstanding trial verdicts over the past year. Fell was honored for the $105,356,000 million verdict in Kali v. Young. Young fraudulently and negligently represented his non-medical treatments as a cure for cancer. The San Diego Superior […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) October 18, 2019 – Since the advent of Uber and other ride-share applications, ride-hailing services have become one of the more popular ways to get around. The number of rides across America, including in Philadelphia, soar annually. However, along with the increased number of rides comes an increase in Uber accidents. A higher number of accidents is not the only problem. Uber is also negatively impacting other factors like higher traffic fatalities, drastic declines in transit use and increased traffic congestion. Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) certainly have a place in the mobility network of each […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 16, 2019 – A Miami driver faces multiple charges in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Hialeah, Florida. The police officers who arrested him found several beer cans on the floor of his car’s front passenger side. Authorities identified the driver of the nighttime crash as 40-year-old man. He was charged with vehicular homicide, DUI manslaughter, driving with a suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident involving a death. A 63-year-old female passenger in an SUV died after the man struck her vehicle. Records indicated the man had a suspended driver’s license and […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) October 11, 2019 – The Todd J. Leonard Law Firm of Denville, New Jersey, obtained a $3,965,000 settlement in a Morris County car accident crash that left a woman with serious orthopedic injuries, as well as a traumatic brain injury. The firm’s client was driving northbound on Bernardsville Road in Mendham, when an oncoming vehicle hit her car head-on after crossing the road’s centerline. The accident occurred on March 28, 2017, during the course of her employment as a successful local realtor. Attorney Todd J. Leonard filed a lawsuit against the defendant, the driver of […]


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West Palm Beach, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 26, 2019 – After six-years of fighting, LaBovick Law Group settles case on pedestrian accident. Brian LaBovick and Peter Hunt, attorneys at LaBovick Law Group, obtained an $8.2 million settlement on behalf of a pedestrian struck by an SUV driven by a teenager. On January 18, 2014, Charles Jacobus was attempting to cross North Military Trail to catch a bus when he was struck by an SUV traveling southbound on North Military Trail near 45th Street in West Palm Beach, Florida. The driver of the SUV was a teenager who had just […]


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Louisville, KY (Law Firm Newswire) September 16, 2019 – Louisville car accident law firm Hessig & Pohl recently obtained a $2.6 million settlement on behalf of a client who sustained serious injuries after being struck by a commercial vehicle. The settlement will allow the client to move forward with his life after the horrific collision. Calling the personal injury lawyers at Hessig & Pohl soon after his crash allowed him to pursue compensation for his injuries before the statute of limitations expired. The statute of limitations for a motor vehicle accident in Kentucky is two years from the date of […]


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Blue Bell, PA (Law Firm Newswire) September 12, 2019 – Ostroff Injury Law is proud to announce that after a massive six year legal battle, the firm has settled the final cases related to a 2013 Greyhound bus crash in Union County, PA. Ostroff Injury Law successfully represented 23 victims from eight different countries against Greyhound Lines, Inc., one of the largest bus operators in the United States. The firm’s recoveries total $21.3 million in verdicts and settlements (including delay damages and post-verdict interest), for its injured clients and for the estate of a tourist from Vietnam, who died in […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 6, 2019 – A 31-year-old South Florida woman was arrested for drunk driving in a deadly collision that killed three teenagers. She was charged with three counts each of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide in the May 25 crash. The woman was granted a $300,000 bond. Per the conditions of her release, she will be placed under house arrest and will not be allowed to consume alcohol or drive. She will have to wear an alcohol detection bracelet and a GPS ankle monitor. She will also be required to undergo random alcohol and drug […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) August 14, 2019 – J&Y Law Firm would like to congratulate Sabah Azam for winning the Fall 2019 Scholarship. The goal of the scholarship is to support high school seniors and college students who are committed to serving their communities by pledging to abstain from distracted driving. The scholarship contestants must write a 500 to 1,000 word response to one of the two following questions: How have you actively abstained from distracted driving and how do you plan on continuing to do so while you are at college? Have you ever seen your friends […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 2, 2019 – A Clay County, Florida area woman was killed when her car left the road and crashed violently after she fell asleep behind the wheel. The 30-year-old mother of five children was driving home from work around 8 a.m. when the accident occurred. Her husband said that she had worked two back to back overnight shifts as a registered nurse in the cardiac unit of Saint Vincent’s South hospital, in Jacksonville. “It is an absolute tragedy that this woman will not be coming home to her family. Driving while tired is a […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) July 24, 2019 – Recent data shows that accidents in parking lots are increasing in both frequency and severity. This is also true in the Tampa Bay area. In fact, last year, Florida saw 32 fatal accidents in parking lots. Around 7,000 people reported injuries. In Tampa Bay, these accidents were up 16 percent with 5,600 reported incidents, more than accidents involving alcohol, motorcycles and pedestrians combined. Those numbers are startling. The majority of these accidents occurred at the International Mall in Tampa and Tampa International Airport. “Distracted driving may account for much of the […]


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