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Most Common Injuries Seen During Summer Break

Posted on April 7, 2017 to
Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys Serving Injured Children and Adults in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC Areas Summer vacation is about getting outdoors, enjoying the great weather, and having freedom from classes. Whether you are a parent with young...
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Ralph Nader On Why We Should Care About Tort ‘Deform’

Posted on May 16, 2016 to
Ralph Nader is known for being a prominent lawyer, political activist and a five-time presidential candidate. He is also known for becoming the leading crusader for car-safety reform, is the founder of the Public Citizen consumer advocacy group and...
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Employee Safety at Dept of Defense ‘Jeopardized’ by Lack of Workplace Violence Protocols

Posted on October 27, 2015 to
There have not been workplace safety protocols issued by the Defense Department that apply to all its employees, according to a new report, leaving workers still vulnerable to violence despite reviews to address the issue in light of the 2009...
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Should We Stop Calling Crashes “Accidents”?

Posted on September 7, 2015 to
Recently, the Washington Post had an excellent editorial discussing how Americans often use the word “accident” to describe vehicle crashes when we should avoid using the term. The column, written by Emily Badger, discussed how the word “accident” actually...
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Medical Malpractice: Questions to Ask Prior to Surgery

Posted on August 14, 2015 to
Last month, we discussed surgical errors and medical malpractice when we blogged about ‘never events’ and the ‘July effect’. Unfortunately, countless Americans are injured each year during surgeries, and many victims not do not realize it because very few...
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How Many Americans Suffer Traumatic Brain Injuries Annually?

Posted on March 20, 2015 to
Did you know that March is Brain Injury Awareness Month? Sadly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year, an estimated 2.5 million Americans visit emergency rooms, require hospitalization or die because of traumatic brain...
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What Does My Car Insurance Cover?

There is no “one size fits all” for car insurance. Generally, people tend to opt for the “state minimum” for car insurance because it is the cheapest coverage available. However, this insurance only covers damage caused by a collision...
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Should I Buy Rental Car Insurance?

There are many factors to consider before purchasing rental car insurance. For starters, you may already be covered by your current car insurance or your credit card; according to Merle Scheiber of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, “Your...
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Are Punitive Damage Caps Constitutional?

Posted on September 24, 2014 to
Punitive damages refers to financial compensation awarded to an injured party that goes beyond mere compensation for losses. A damages cap is a law that limits the amount that can be awarded regardless of the facts of the individual...
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Where Are the Worst Drivers in America?

Washington D.C. is notorious for its busy streets, fraught with dangers and hazardous conditions for all drivers. However, if you stay alert and cautious behind the wheel, you can reduce your chances of getting hurt in a traffic accident....
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