The family of Randolph “Fid” Waddy, who was killed in a motorcycle crash in 2012 when two auxiliary police officers chased him on North 1st Street, received $1.2 million in the settlement of a wrongful death lawsuit.
The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that Judd Shaw has been certified as a member. The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States.
Attorneys often discuss their ability to bring lawsuits in catastrophic personal injury cases, but the word “catastrophic” is not necessarily a legal term that you will find in state personal injury statutes. Instead, “catastrophic” is referring to the type of injuries and other damages that a victim suffers. Because catastrophic injuries, by definition, will severely… Read more »
The #metoo movement has highlighted what many people have long known: that sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace has been with us for decades, and, while improvements have been made, many thousands of individuals continue to suffer the effects of sexual harassment and discrimination. Of course, harassment and sexual discrimination can victimize both men… Read more »
With the rise of smartphone video capability and the ability to share video across social media easily, we have seen a rise in awareness of the excessive force and police brutality tactics that victimize people of all races and backgrounds. In 1991, camcorder footage of Los Angeles police officers beating Rodney King galvanized (and, to… Read more »
The last few months of 2017 were filled with stories of famous personalities throughout the entertainment, political, and media worlds experiencing falls from grace due to allegations of sexual misconduct – much of which reportedly occurred in the workplace – years and even decades prior. While employers and the court of public opinion are clearly… Read more »
Not every wrongful death matter involves criminal behavior, but many do. Although you may not expect an arrest to always occur in a situation involving an automobile death or workplace fatality, most assaults that result in the death of a victim will at least arguably be a criminal act. Whether the law considers a death… Read more »
Each year during the holiday season, SK Law participates in a Give Back Program that allows the employees to “donate” a day’s pay and in return, receive a day off.
On behalf of a medical provider client, Judd Shaw sought to collect PIP benefits that were wrongfully denied by the auto insurance carrier. Up against significant defenses from CURE Insurance, Judd established his client’s services were medically necessary and obtained a favorable award for no-fault benefits following a 2014 hearing. Believing the arbitrator erred, the… Read more »
When a person has experienced sudden, painful, and serious injury due to the negligence or recklessness of another in a car accident, it can be easy to feel helpless and hopeless about the process of pursuing a personal injury claim against the party that caused your injuries. One common concern that injury victims face in… Read more »