Claire Neiger successfully defended a hospital in a Philadelphia major jury claim. The Plaintiff, age 38, alleged her foot got caught in the automatic door and she fell to the ground injuring her neck and arm. She underwent a cervical disc removal and claimed total disability from her employment. Plaintiff’s demand prior to trial was […]
Lori Miller and Lucille Bitterman Obtain Dismissal in Philadelphia Hospital Case
Plaintiff alleged that the defendant hospital contained a raised and defective threshold in a hallway. Preliminary Objections were filed due to plaintiff’s failure to sufficiently identify the location of the alleged incident with specificity. The Preliminary Objections were granted and plaintiff’s jury trial case was dismissed with prejudice.
Eamon Merrigan Tries Rear-End Collision to Defense Verdict
Two Plaintiffs operating in the course of their employment as paramedics alleged that their ambulance was significantly impacted causing them to suffer permanent injuries and substantial wage loss due to diminished working capacity. Mr. Merrigan stipulated to negligence on behalf of his client, but argued that the testimony of both plaintiffs, as well as the […]
Eamon Merrigan Prevails with Unavoidable Accident Defense
Plaintiff alleged that her vehicle was at a complete stop for nearly one minute when Defendant forcefully struck the rear of her vehicle causing substantial damage to the vehicle and permanent injuries to her body. On behalf of his client, Mr. Merrigan presented evidence that plaintiff had actually stopped abruptly in order to avoid an […]