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$1,425,000 Result Obtained for Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident

The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria recently secured a $1,425,000 settlement for a man injured in a motorcycle accident. In this case, the client was riding his motorcycle when another vehicle pulled out from a stop sign, failing to yield the right of way and causing the accident. Thomas M. Mercure, the motorcyclist’s attorney, described his client as an avid motorcyclist who rides frequently and works fulltime as the third generation owner of a local business. Mr. Mercure was able to quickly and efficiently secure a substantial settlement, providing his client with financial security and permitting him and his family to move on with their lives. Read more to discover the details of this case and how Lipsitz Green can help if you find yourself in a similar situation.


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Trip and Fall: Appeal Won for Individual Injured at Work

If you have been injured due to another person’s negligence, it is possible that your case could go to trial if a settlement cannot be reached. When this happens, a judge or jury may render an unfavorable verdict. If that occurs, your case is not necessarily over. An appellate attorney may be able to get you the results you deserve by appealing the adverse result. Read on to learn more about an appeal in a trip and fall case that Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria’s attorneys won on behalf of an injured client.
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Split Supreme Court Delivers Victory for Unions

A guest column written by Robert Boreanaz, senior partner and labor and employment attorney at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, appears in the April 18 issue of the Buffalo Law Journal. In “Labor movement scores victory with split Supreme Court”, Mr. Boreanaz describes a tie vote in the U.S. Supreme Court and the victory it delivered for unions and collective bargaining. On March 29, the Supreme Court reached a 4-4 vote in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a major labor case on union funding. This tie vote upholds the legality of fair share fees and allows unions to maintain the system they use to collect funds that support collective bargaining and obtaining benefits for workers.

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