For the past 40 years, juries around the country have awarded multimillion dollar verdicts to workers exposed to asbestos. Recently, a jury in Colorado awarded a man $7.2 million in damages because he developed a chronic condition known as “popcorn lu...Read More
A school student was injured while riding in a school bus by an unidentified motorist who hit the bus and fled the scene. Since the motorist was unable to be identified, the student made a claim for uninsured motorist coverage under the bus company’s i...Read More
A recent trial court ruled that it had to follow Pennsylvania statutory law, which permitted financial recovery for a criminal defendant injured in a car accident while riding in a vehicle he helped steal. It was determined by the court that he was not ph...Read More
In a recent Pennsylvania Common Pleas case, a Judge ruled that if a jury so decides, a doctor may potentially be found to be liable for his patient’s injuries – a patient who was injured in a car accident after leaving his office an hour after passing...Read More
Rental Car Insurance’s Loss Damage Waiver Before you decide to reject Loss Damage insurance coverage offered by a car rental company, make sure you know whether your own car insurance company fully covers damage to or loss of the rental car; the limits ...Read More
Why Do I Spend So Much Time On Trial Preparation When Over 90% Of All Lawsuits Settle Before A Trial?
For over 35 years, I have represented clients who have been injured in automobile accidents, slip and falls, the negligence of a hospital or doctor, products liability, nursing home neglect, and even dog bites. Of all the clients that walk into my office ...Read More
The state of Michigan has found a method that it believes will reduce drunk driving and the related fatalities. The program, using $10,000 from the Department of Transportation, calls for the implementation of 400 talking urinal cakes to fight drunk drivi...Read More
If The Neighbor’s Trees Fall On Your Property And No One Hears It – Who Has The Responsibility To Pay For The Tree Removal Costs?
All of the cases I discuss on this blog deal with my clients’ problems. This one is different. It deals with my own problem – a property insurance issue between myself and my neighbor. When I got up in the morning after Hurricane Sandy, I noticed that...Read More
In a presidential election year, every ad on television seems to be a political campaign ad. In a non-election year, every ad on TV seems to be an automobile insurance company ad. The four automobile insurance companies that advertise the most are Allstat...Read More