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Judge Rules BP Grossly Negligent in Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Posted on September 17, 2014 to
Large corporations frequently disregard safety regulations in an effort to increase their bottom line. When they do so, tragic accidents can occur, resulting in injuries and death. Sometimes the number of injuries and deaths can be staggering. In 2010,...
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What Should You Do If You Are Hit by a Drunk Driver?

Drunk driving accidents claim over 30,000 American lives every year. Even though the public knows the horrific consequences of getting caught drunk behind the wheel, drunk driving is still a modern epidemic. The simple, irrefutable truth is that every...
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If I’m in a Hurry, Can I Just Go Around Other Cars?

Impatience is never a virtue—especially not when driving a car. We all want to get where we’re going in a timely manner, but taking unnecessary risks on the road endangers everyone around us. We need to learn to slow...
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A Law Firm Dedicated to Helping the Injured, One Client at a Time

At Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot, L.L.P., we have represented people in all facets of personal injury litigation for over a quarter century. Our Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia injury lawyers protect the rights of workers, and speak...
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D.C. Residents Upset Over Construction After Partial Building Collapse

“Pop-up” houses are a hot new fad in home construction. An alternative to traditional methods, these pre-fabricated homes are assembled with non-toxic, recyclable, eco–friendly materials, and as a result, have very low energy consumption per square foot. Many developers...
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Car Crashes into Building, Kills Retired Md. State Trooper

Posted on September 1, 2014 to
A retired Maryland State Police trooper was killed recently when a car crashed into the building where he had been living. Philip Nolan Jr., 57, left the force in 2005 as a sergeant, after serving more than 20 years...
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Are Highway Work Zones More Dangerous For Workers or For Drivers?

Most of us know instinctively to slow down as we drive near highway work zones. The men and women in orange vests and hardhats at these sites risk their lives every day to make sure that our lanes are...
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Distracted Driving Leads To Emotional Wreck

Sometimes our emotions can get the better of us. This is not our fault; we are all human. We all get angry, we all laugh uproariously and we all get jealous. And sometimes we cry. When we get behind...
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Rain Blamed for Chain of Accidents on Virginia Highway

Weather always plays a role in the condition of our roadways. Snow, sleet, rain and fog can all affect visibility and traction. It is important to remember that when driving in adverse weather, we all need to slow down...
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Does This Maryland Highway Have A Danger Zone?

Two drunk driving accidents occurred in the same Maryland spot recently: on Route 222, where it meets Interstate 95 in Perryville. Around 11 p.m., a woman leaving a nearby casino struck two vehicles. She has been charged with negligent...
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