Plaintiff, Jessica Roe, brought a claim against ABC Trucking Company and its driver, John Smith, which was recently settled for the sum of $9 Million.
Mrs. Roe claimed that ABC Trucking Company and its driver were negligent when they rearended her car which was stopped in traffic in a construction zone.
Mrs. Roe suffered the following injuries: thoracic aortic transection requiring emergent surgical repair; comminuted/displaced left tibia/fibula fracture requiring surgery with hardware; fracture of the right elbow; multiple rib fractures; right scapula fracture; right pleural effusion and lung contusions; abdominal wall abscess/fistulas with traumatic ulceration and abscess requiring 17 surgeries and wound vacuum; complicated surgery to remove right kidney due to abdominal trauma, multiple abdominal surgeries, multiple infections, and scar tissue; perforated bowel; perforated bladder; colon perforation; malnutrition; staph infections; sepsis; MRSA; hair loss due to long term intravenous antibiotics and medications, multiple procedures/operations and anesthesia; […]Read More
Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys is pleased to announce that Partner Marion Munley was elected as the Parliamentarian for the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at its annual convention in Seattle, Washington.
The American Association of Justice is a 20,000-member organization of plaintiff attorneys dedicated to protecting the rights of trial by jury. The mission of the AAJ is to promote justice and fairness for injured victims, safeguard victims’ rights, and strengthen the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public safety and health.
A champion of victims’ rights and the civil justice system for over 25 years, Marion is known for her compassionate approach to representing the catastrophically injured and her tireless devotion to her clients and their families. Triple Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial, Civil Practice, and Truck Law, Marion has earned an AV-Preeminent designation from Martindale-Hubbell, […]Read More
Caroline Munley Certified as a Workers’ Compensation Law Specialist by Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law
Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys is pleased to announce that Caroline Munley was certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Caroline had successfully completed the 2022 certification process by submitting a variety of documents showing that at least 50 percent of her legal practice is in the specialty field of workers’ compensation, that she has practiced in the field for more than five years, and that she actively participates in Mandatory Continuing Legal Education in workers’ compensation law and related fields. Caroline also passed the certification examination that focuses on workers’ compensation law and rules, and leading case law.
In 2012, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section as the first bar association entity in Pennsylvania to certify lawyers in the area of workers’ compensation law. […]Read More
Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys Announces $4 Million Settlement with Shipping Company Responsible for Selecting an Incompetent Carrier
Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys won a $4 million settlement for a client from a shipping company that selected an incompetent trucking company to transport its goods.
Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys represented a couple that was severely injured in a multi-vehicle accident caused by one of the trucking company’s tractor trailers. According to the complaint, the accident occurred in a construction zone when a tractor trailer was unable to stop because its brakes were not properly adjusted. The truck rear ended the couple, causing a multiple vehicle collision. The accident left the couple with life-altering injuries, including paraplegia and severe back injuries.
According to the complaint, the truck carried the mandatory minimum insurance of $750,000.
“This settlement will go a long way to help our clients recover from such a horrific accident,” said Marion Munley, lead counsel on the case. It also sends a clear message to shipping companies to do their due diligence before selecting a carrier.”
For more than 60 years, […]Read More
Marion and Daniel Munley receive national trucking law award renamed in honor of their father and Munley Law Personal Injury Attorneys founder, Robert W. Munley
Marion Munley and Daniel W. Munley received the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trucking Litigation Group’s “Robert W. Munley Award” on Sunday July 12 during the AAJ’s virtual Annual Convention. Formerly the “Chairman’s Award,” the award was renamed this year in honor of the late Robert W. Munley (1930-2019). The award is presented annually by the Chair of the Trucking Litigation Group to an attorney who has done extraordinary work to further the group’s objectives: educating other lawyers on trucking law matters and contributing to the improvement of highway safety through legal work and advocacy.
A trucking law pioneer
Attorney Jeanmarie Whalen, a partner at the Florida firm Domnick, Cunningham and Whalen and immediate past chair of the Trucking Litigation Group, […]Read More