A six figure settlement of a tragic case from Elk County was recently concluded by Merle Kramer Mermelstein. A young man was killed by a tractor trailer on Route 219. The young man's parents hired Merle to determine how the tragedy occurred and who was responsible. After a detailed investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident, a lawsuit was commenced against the tractor trailer operator who had struck the young man who was standing along the side of the roadway. The case was successfully settled prior to trial in United States District Court.
Mermelstein Concludes Six Figure Settlement in Elk County Tractor Trailer Case
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Merle Kramer Mermelstein is a 1982 graduate of Cornell University. She received her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1985 where she was awarded the Order of the Barristers. Merle has served as President of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. She has served as Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee, the Court Rules Committee, and the Civil Litigation Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association. She has served as the Chair of the Sole and Small Firm Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association. In addition, Merle is a Fellow of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, recognition of her status as one of the top trial lawyers in Allegheny County, and she currently serves on its Board of Governors and is a member of its Long Range Planning…