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Yearly Archives: 2016

Jury Awards Plaintiff Only Past Medical Expenses in a Stipulated Liability Case

Recent Verdicts | 17 Apr 2016 | by

(MEDIA, PA. February 17, 2016) MSZL&M Partner Larry Kelly successfully convinced a Delaware County, PA jury that the plaintiff was not entitled to any award for pain and suffering or future medical expenses in the case of Christopher Kerns v. Chester Downs. Surveillance video confirmed plaintiff slipped, but did not fall, exiting defendant’s casino. The investigation revealed that the plaintiff had just stepped off a […]

Does the Act of Repossessing a Debtor’s Vehicle Constitute a Violation of the FDCPA When the Interest Terms are Usurious?

Client Resources | 1 Jan 2016 | by

This discreet issue was recently ruled upon by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Goldenstein v. Repossessors Inc., 815 F.3d 142 (3d Cir. 2016). By way of background, Mr. Goldenstein obtained a $1,000 loan from Sovereign Lending Solutions, LLC.  The terms of the loan required Goldenstein to place his car for collateral and agree to a 250% interest rate on the […]

Miami Partner John J. Goran Selected as a “Top Lawyer”

Press Releases | 1 Jan 2016 | by

Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP is pleased to announce that Miami Partner, John J. Goran, has been selected as a “Top Lawyer,” in 2016, by the South Florida Legal Guide.  Mr. Goran has been recognized, as a “Top Lawyer,” in the practice areas of: Medical Malpractice Defense and General Liability Defense. In selecting South Florida’s “Top Lawyers,” the South Florida Legal Guide […]