By Dean I. Weitzman, Esq. on April 28th, 2017
The wife of a U.S. Forest Service employee who died in 2010 when the chartered plane he was flying in suffered a catastrophic engine failure and crashed in Lock Haven, Pa., has been awarded a $2.75 million verdict by a federal jury.
Daniel Snider, who was 30 at the time of the incident, died on June 21, 2010, when the Cessna T210L aircraft he was a passenger in crashed on a residential street in Lock Haven, short of a nearby airport runway, due to engine problems which caused engine failure, according to a Feb. 22 story on Law360.com. Continue reading “$2.8M Verdict in Plane Crash Death in Product Liability Case”
Damages of $4 million have been awarded to a York, Pa., man after a fall in 2012 that blinded him in his left eye as he exited a store in a small shopping center.
The victim, William Waite, who was 79 at the time of the incident, had just left the store on July 3, 2012 at 2861 East Prospect Road in York when he lost his footing “due to an allegedly unseen single step” near the entrance of one of the three stores in the shopping center, according to a March 30 story by The Legal Intelligencer. Continue reading “Man Wins $4M Verdict After Being Blinded in Fall on Store Sidewalk”
The family of a 21-year-old New Mexico woman who was killed in 2013 when the car she was traveling in was struck by a speeding police cruiser will receive an $8.5 million settlement in the case.
Ashley Browder was killed on Feb. 10, 2013, when a police cruiser, being driven by an off-duty police officer, smashed into the car being driven by Ashley’s then 19-year-old sister, Lindsay, in an intersection in Albuquerque, N.M., according to a March 17 story in The Albuquerque Journal. Continue reading “$8.5M Settlement to Family of Woman Killed in Crash with Police Car”
The family of a six-month old boy who was killed in the crash of a car that was being driven by his 23-year-old nanny in 2011 in Aberdeen, N.J., has reached an additional $533,503 settlement in the case with a second automotive service station which had previously worked on the car, and with the nanny’s estate. Continue reading “Additional $533K Settlement for Family of Child Killed in Car Crash”