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Can Better Urban Planning Reduce Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents?

Posted on October 24, 2019 to
Drivers cause most bicycle and pedestrian accidents in Maryland. Driver negligence, however, is not the only factor involved in serious collisions. Sometimes, a roadway or crosswalk’s design contributes to bicycle and pedestrian accidents. Negligent urban planning and poor roadway...
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How Quickly Does an Insurance Company Have to Pay a Claim?

Posted on October 24, 2019 to
Securing an insurance settlement for your injuries and damages can be a cause for celebration. You may not realize, however, that it could take days or weeks to receive your first settlement check from the insurance company. While the...
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Ways to Detect & Prevent Gas Leaks

Posted on October 17, 2019 to
Gas explosions are one of the most common causes of household fires and related deaths in the U.S. Over the last 20 years, 772 gas pipeline explosions have injured 1,267 people and killed 291 others, according to the Pipeline...
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When Can an E-Scooter Company Be Liable for Injuries?

Posted on October 14, 2019 to
Electric scooters, or e-scooters, have exploded into the limelight with rentable scooter companies such as Lime, Bird, Spin and Scoot depositing hundreds of thousands of the vehicles in major metropolitan locations around the world. With many e-scooter riders hopping...
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Can You Sue the City of Fairfax for Illegal Detention?

Posted on October 14, 2019 to
Illegal detention is a serious civil rights infringement that could lead to lasting damages to a victim’s reputation, career and personal wellbeing. If a law enforcement officer recently illegally detained you in Fairfax, Virginia, you may have a case...
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How Long Does it Take to Investigate a Car Accident Claim in DC, Maryland and Virginia?

Posted on October 11, 2019 to
One of the main phases of any car insurance claim is the accident investigation. The investigation may involve an insurance claims adjuster reviewing the facts of your case, visiting the scene of the accident, interviewing witnesses, analyzing evidence and...
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What are the DUI Laws in Marijuana in DC, Maryland & Virginia?

Driving under the influence (DUI) does not only mean the influence of alcohol. It also refers to operating a vehicle after using any impairing drugs, or a combination of drugs and alcohol. Driving under the influence of marijuana is...
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Signs a Pet Has Asbestos Exposure

Posted on October 11, 2019 to
Most people are aware of the serious and fatal risks of exposure to asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral that is a carcinogen for humans. Physicians have linked asbestos exposure to terminal illnesses such as mesothelioma – a type of...
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Signs of Child Care Abuse

Posted on October 10, 2019 to
Every parent has heard the horror stories about daycare and childcare programs neglecting or abusing infants. It is a parent’s worst nightmare, sadly come true for some residents of Virginia. With more cases of daycare abuse lawsuits surfacing in...
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What Can You Do About Online Harassment and Cyberbullying?

Posted on September 18, 2019 to
Cyberbullying is a very real problem affecting thousands of youth around the world. Cyberbullying refers to harmful behaviors against a victim online, through communications such as email or social media. It is a growing issue spreading like wildfire in...
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