Zukerberg & Halperin Slams Hankook Tire for $37.8 Million Dollars

Federal Court Jury in Richmond Awards a $37.8 Million Verdict Which Left a Truck Driver Wheelchair Bound After his Hankook Truck Tire Broke Apart Zukerberg & Halperin is proud to announce partner Jonathan Halperin’s client was awarded $37,835,259.23 for injuries.  The cement mixer he was driving crashed and rolled over following the failure of a Hankook tire. More […]

Pedestrian Killed by Self-Driving Uber

An Arizona pedestrian was killed by a self-driving Uber.  As a result, Uber has pulled its self-driving cars from the road.  As a result, an investigation is underway. Self-driving cars create new issues in personal injury law.  Is the car owner at fault? Or is the computer program? Maybe the software caused the crash. Uber typically […]

Virginia Jury Awards $37 Million in Tire Truck Rollover Case

Largest Virginia Personal Injury Award A federal jury in Richmond Virginia awarded Jonathan Halperin’s client $37 Million Dollars.  The case involved a blown tire truck.  As a result, the driver’s cement mixer truck rolled over.  Unfortunately, our wonderful client is now confined to wheelchair. In conclusion, this verdict is the largest Virginia Personal Injury case in 2018. Hankook Tire Tread […]

Maryland’s Highest Court Recognizes Social Host Liability for Alcohol

Maryland’s Highest Court Recognizes Social Host Liability for Alcohol Thinking about hosting an underage drinking party? Think again if you are in Maryland. In a pair of landmark rulings this summer, the Maryland Court of Appeals held homeowners and renters civilly liable for the damage done by minors who are served alcohol, and later cause motor […]

Understanding Your PIP Insurance Rights

Understanding Your PIP Insurance Rights PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection – extra car insurance to help pay your bills. To take advantage of PIP, you need to know your rights. The experienced personal injury law firm of Zukerberg & Halpering, PLLC can tell you if you’re eligible for PIP, and if PIP insurance is […]

Fatal Tesla Crash Clouds Future of Self-Driving Cars

Fatal Tesla Crash Clouds Future of Self-Driving Cars Self-driving cars are supposed to be the wave of the future, but the first fatal crash of a Tesla on auto-pilot is putting doubt on the futurists’ plans. The crash report is horrific. According to the New York Times, the Tesla autonomous driving system failed to see a […]

Nissan Recalls 3.5 Million Faulty Airbags

Nissan Recalls 3.5 Million Faulty Airbags Nissan Motors has joined the airbag recall to the tune of 3.5 million U.S. vehicles. The problem lies with a faulty passenger seat sensor and is safety critical. What Is Wrong With the Airbags? When operating properly, the sensing system is supposed to detect whether the front passenger seat […]

Tenth Victim of Deadly Takata Airbag Fiasco

Tenth Victim of Deadly Takata Airbag Fiasco A Texas teen became the 10th victim of faulty automobile airbags manufactured by Japanese parts supplier Takata. Huma Hanif, 17, died when a defective Takata airbag on her 2002 Honda Civic exploded following a low-speed collision. The known defect causes the airbag inflator to blow up like a bomb, […]

DC Flunks Driving School

DC Flunks Driving School First you have to go to school, then you don’t. The DC government cannot decide what it wants from new drivers. First, DC passed a regulation requiring new drivers to attend driving school in order to get a license. Then yesterday, the DC Department of Motor Vehicles announced it was indefinitely suspending the […]

DC Sending New Drivers to School

DC Sending New Drivers to School Beginning May 1, 2016, every new driver in the District of Columbia will have to take a driver education course to get a license. The old days of taking a test and hitting the road are over. Now, a 30 hour class is mandatory for all first-time drivers. Will it help […]