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    Defense Claimed Plaintiff Caused Crash by Running Red Light

    By VerdictSearch | May 26, 2022

    On Jan. 9, 2019, plaintiff Betty Borges-Colella, 54, was driving on Hood Boulevard, at its intersection with South Oxford Valley Road, in Fairless Hills. As Borges-Colella entered the intersection, the passenger's side of her sport utility vehicle was struck by the front of another sport utility vehicle. She claimed injuries to her neck, back and knee.

    3 minute read

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    Parties Dispute Injuries in Rear-End Collision

    By VerdictSearch | May 26, 2022

    On July 13, 2015, plaintiff Breanna Sutton, 18, was a passenger in a sedan that was driving north on Route 19/Washington Road in Peters Township. As her car was slowing down to turn into a car dealership where she worked, it was rear-ended by a sport utility vehicle operated by Barbara Van Osdol.

    3 minute read

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    Plaintiff Fell Off Deck Without Railing, Fracturing Leg

    By VerdictSearch | May 19, 2022

    On Oct. 27, 2019, during the evening hours, plaintiff Lester Eldridge, 64, was at the residence of Richard Austin, a family relative, in Philadelphia. Austin's kitchen was on the second floor and had a door that led directly to his deck. Eldridge claimed that when he exited the kitchen door, he stepped to the right onto the deck and fell off, falling approximately 12 feet to the ground. Eldridge suffered a leg fracture.

    2 minute read

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    Failure to Order Ultrasound Led to Terminal Cancer: Plaintiff

    By VerdictSearch | May 19, 2022

    On March 28, 2017, plaintiff Chasidy Plunkard, 41, was diagnosed with Stage IVB metastatic cancer. Plunkard claimed that her cancer diagnosis was delayed due to the negligence of her gynecologist, Charles Marks.

    5 minute read

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    Jury Awards $900K Verdict in Premises Liability Case Despite 'Trespasser' Defense

    By Aleeza Furman | May 5, 2022

    A Delaware County, Pennsylvania, jury issued a $900,000 verdict in favor of plaintiff Tiffany Mulero for the injuries she sustained when she fell down an unprotected stairwell at an apartment complex owned by Revere Crossing Management.

    3 minute read

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    $2.7M Verdict Handed Up for Man Injured in Crash With Police Officer

    By Aleeza Furman | April 28, 2022

    A jury handed up a $2.67 million verdict April 19 to a Philadelphia man injured in a car accident. But because the driver who struck him was an on-duty police officer, that award will likely be subject to the Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act.

    3 minute read

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    $12M Settlement Reached in Case Where Man Was Crushed by Fallen Trellis

    By Aleeza Furman | April 21, 2022

    Attorneys with Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky secured a $12 million settlement for a man injured by a fallen steel trellis at a construction site.

    3 minute read

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    $15M Verdict for SEPTA Worker Crushed by Spool of Wire

    By VerdictSearch | April 21, 2022

    On April 6, 2017, plaintiff William Meszaros, 28, a railroad power trainee, was part of a crew working in the electric yard for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), in Philadelphia. The crew was tasked with loading a 5,644-pound spool of trolley wire into a storage container. During the loading, Meszaros became pinned and crushed to the wall of the storage container, suffering catastrophic crush injuries.

    5 minute read

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    Defense: Passenger Had Pre-Existing Back Problems

    By VerdictSearch | April 14, 2022

    On July 14, 2015, plaintiff Elaine Fitzgerald, 61, a business owner, was a passenger in a sport utility vehicle that was stopped at a stop sign on Church Road, at its intersection with Perry Highway, in Wexford. Fitzgerald's vehicle was rear-ended by a sport utility vehicle. She claimed a back injury.

    3 minute read

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    $7.35M Settlement Reached in Fall During Renovation at Drexel Building

    By Aleeza Furman | April 14, 2022

    An elevator apprentice injured while working on renovations to the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline Institute of Trial Advocacy reached a $7.35 million settlement April 5 with Drexel and the company contracted to serve as the site's construction manager.

    3 minute read

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