Legal News | Law Firm Newswire - Part 2

Hickory, NC (Law Firm Newswire) April 07, 2022 – Patrick, Harper & Dixon, LLP is proud to be celebrating 75 years of serving Hickory, Catawba County, and the surrounding Foothills area. Originally founded in 1946 as Akin, Patrick, Murphy & Harper, the firm moved forward in 1952 when Charles D. Dixon joined the firm, becoming a partner in 1956. Today, Patrick, Harper & Dixon continues on its founding principles of providing the highest level of professionalism, competency, and service to its clients. Its attorneys have a well-earned reputation as dedicated advocates who build lasting professional relationships and always put their […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 4, 2022 – It was early morning and the sun was just rising. Mr. Harris was headed to work on Highway 183. There was a line of cars stopped. Mr. Harris was in a five-car line-up. An 18-wheeler hit the last car in the line-up. He did not see the cars soon enough to stop in the early and still dark dawn. He did not have his high beams on. While the accident happened in 2016, and Mr. Harris was lucky enough to make it out of the crash alive, he has suffered from […]


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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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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) March 25, 2022 – A former Fort Drum soldier who stabbed her boyfriend to death in 2010 has asked the court to reduce her prison sentence, claiming she was a domestic violence victim. Krista Goley was sentenced to 27 years in prison after being found guilty of first-degree manslaughter, assault and perjury in 2012. The jury did not convict her of the more serious charge of second-degree murder. She stabbed Tim Rolland, 21, with a butcher knife during a fight in their apartment in Watertown, New York. Goley is seeking a reduction in her sentence […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 22, 2022 – In February 2022, Exactech announced the recall of its knee and ankle replacement components. More than 147,000 units implanted in the U.S. since 2004 have been recalled due to a defect that can cause injury to patients. If you received an Exactech device containing Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) you may be at risk of injury from your device. Anapol Weiss is representing clients who may need revision surgery due to a failure from their Exactech knee or ankle implant. The recall includes OPTETRAK® All-polyethylene Tibial Components, OPTETRAK® Tibial Inserts, OPTETRAK […]


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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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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) March 18, 2022 – An off-duty NYPD police officer was injured after a domestic violence incident in which her husband exchanged gunfire with police officers inside their home in Queens, New York. The woman, 39, called 911 and said her husband was breaking objects inside their apartment on 133rd Avenue in South Ozone Park. He also allegedly had her service revolvers in possession. Police arrived at the second-floor apartment in response to the domestic dispute call. Officers called an Emergency Services Unit (ESU) for backup after the suspect threatened to shoot them. “Domestic violence incidents […]


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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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Kansas City, MO (Law Firm Newswire) March 11, 2022 – Three recipients of an Exactech hip replacement say the devices were defective and, in addition, allege the company knew but never warned them or their surgeons. Each plaintiff received the Exactech Connexion GXL products for a Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) surgery. Each plaintiff suffered severe pain, decreased range of motion and bone and tissue destruction due to early device failure. All are required to undergo corrective surgery. Nash & Franciskato along with co-counsel firms Cohen & Malad, LLP, and Maglio Christopher & Toale Law Firm has filed a lawsuit on […]


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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 7, 2022 – Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common in today’s world due to slips, trips, falls, sports, and serving in the military. Ongoing research has made giant strides in understanding it and helping to support it.  The latest addition to the tools that can help detect changes in concentrations of chemicals in the body, sending the information to researchers in real-time is an infinitely small biosensor that detects biomarkers associated with TBI. This newest tool has been tested successfully in the Ohio State University lab. The flexible chip biosensor is waterproof, thanks to […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 04, 2022 – Reif Law Group, P.C. (RLG), California’s preeminent boutique trial and litigation law firm for securities and business disputes, is pleased to announce the promotion of Rachel D. Dardashti to partner. “Rachel is a talented and polished attorney who serves as a forceful advocate for her clients. She is ready to advance her practice to the next level, and I am proud to elevate her to partner at our firm,” said Brandon S. Reif, Managing Shareholder at RLG. Dardashti has been working with Brandon S. Reif and Marc S. Ehrlich since […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 02, 2022 – Reif Law Group, P.C., California’s preeminent boutique trial and litigation law firm for securities and business disputes, today filed petitions to confirm two JAMS arbitration awards totaling $12,114,017.87 for two elderly victims of financial elder abuse against an insurance agency and its co-owners. “Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants. In this case, the amount awarded, a 17 times multiplier on the out-of-pocket losses, shines sunlight on the financial abuse the victims suffered,” said lead trial attorney, Brandon S. Reif, of Reif Law Group, P.C. The disputes involved […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) March 02, 2022 – Tax season isn’t usually a time of year that most people look forward to. However, for recipients of Social Security benefits, there are a number of potential credits that may mean more money in their pockets. This is even the case if a recipient does not earn any other income and usually does not need to file an income tax return. A tax credit refers to money that taxpayers can subtract directly from the taxes they owe. There are three types of tax credits: refundable, non-refundable and partially refundable credits. A […]


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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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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 01, 2022 – Reif Law Group, P.C., California’s preeminent boutique trial and litigation law firm for securities and business disputes, today announced a ruling against American General Life Insurance Company and California insurance agent Stuart Cohen in an ongoing financial elder abuse case. In the case, a 78 years’ old customer was promised over $350,000 in commission rebates in exchange for buying a $10 million life insurance policy. The insurance agent Cohen induced the plaintiff, an elderly California customer, to buy the life insurance policy in exchange for rebating 50 percent of the […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) March 1, 2022 – Last year, a 45-year-old man was arrested for a fatal car accident following a high-speed police chase in West Garfield Park in Chicago, Illinois.    Mackelin Moore of Calumet Heights was charged with felony reckless homicide in the February 5 crash. He was driving a blue 2009 Ford Focus that contained two passengers. Moore and his front-seat passenger suffered severe injuries while his back seat passenger was killed in the car accident.   “When drivers behave irresponsibly behind the wheel, whether through speeding, inattention or other poor driving behaviors, it can […]


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