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Spinal Cord Injuries Rising in Individuals 65 and Older

According to the Houston Chronicle, the number of spinal cord injuries in the US is currently on the rise. New research from Johns Hopkins University recently revealed that falls (especially in older people) now surpass car accidents as the...
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Trying to Stay Safe While on Foot? Our Lawyers Discuss Keys to Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents

According to the Governors Highway Safety Administration, in 2009, pedestrian deaths accounted for more than 20 percent of all transportation fatalities in Washington, D.C.. Pedestrian/car accidents can be devastating because they involve a person walking on foot, unprotected by...
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Why Has There Been an Increase in Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accidents in Maryland?

Posted on March 3, 2014 to
Recently, there have been an increasing number of reports concerning Maryland cyclists that have been seriously injured or even killed in accidents with hit-and-run drivers. There are many reasons for this trend; according to the National Highway Traffic Safety...
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Maryland Introduces Legislation That Would Ban Energy Drinks for Minors

According to WJLA ABC 7, Maryland is considering passing a law that would ban minors from buying energy drinks like Monster and Red Bull. This new legislation follows the wrongful death of a 14-year-old teen that died from cardiac...
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What Can I Do To Prevent Transportation Accidents During Winter Weather?

Winter weather conditions make it easy for transportation accidents to happen. While you cannot control the weather, you can take steps to prevent car wrecks. If you have to drive in inclement weather, it is important to stay alert,...
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Are Medications Overpriced on Workers Compensation?

Posted on February 26, 2014 to
Our Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Injury Attorneys Explain the Costs In states such as Maryland, medications dispensed by doctors to patients on workers compensation can come with price markups of around 600 to 800 percent. This affects those...
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Was Your Family Member Wrongfully Killed On The Job? Our Attorneys Explain Your Options

If your family member died on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation death benefits. Many families qualify for workers’ compensation death benefits based on the projected income the victim would have earned over a full career; however,...
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William Lightfoot is Member of Panel to Ensure D.C. Judges Treat Citizens Fairly

Posted on February 21, 2014 to
Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot, L.L.P. attorney, William P. Lightfoot, is a member of the seven-person Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure, which monitors the actions and conduct of D.C. Superior Court and Court of Appeals judges. The...
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What Should I Do if My Child Was Harmed by a Defective Product? Our Lawyers Explain

Dangerous products are frightening, especially when you hear stories about children badly injured or killed by defective products. If a product has injured your child, the manufacturer or seller may be held liable for these injuries. This is true...
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How Do I Stay Safe as a Pedestrian? Our Attorneys Discuss Pedestrians Safety Guidelines

The key to avoiding pedestrian accidents is prevention by both pedestrians and automobile drivers. Pedestrians often have the right-of-way, but this does not necessarily mean that drivers are alert enough to avoid hitting pedestrians in all situations. To ensure...
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