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Could “Dutch Roundabouts” Help Prevent Bike Accidents In DC?

Posted on November 21, 2016 to
Experienced Bike Accident Attorneys Defending Clients in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia  In November, the government in Cambridge, England approved the conversion of a dangerous intersection into a “Dutch roundabout” to prevent bike accidents. If it proves successful, could...
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This Northeast D.C. Bus Accident Sent 43 Children To The Hospital

Posted on November 9, 2016 to
Skilled Bus Accident Lawyers Serving Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia Area Last month, a D.C. bus accident between a school bus and a Metro bus sent 43 children and three adults to a hospital. Just a few weeks later,...
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What Caused Dozens of Injuries and One Death on a D.C. Metro Car?

Posted on March 7, 2016 to
Last year, a train accident occurred when it came to a dead stop more than 800 feet into a tunnel in the middle of the afternoon. The lights flickered and went dark. Moments later, passengers on the No. 302 train began...
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It’s “Pothole Season” in Washington. Do You Know How to File a Claim?

Posted on February 8, 2016 to
It’s that time of year again for the Washington, Maryland and Virginia areas. The recent rain and snow leaks into the underlying soil beneath the asphalt. The soil weakens and, next thing you know, there are miniature craters on...
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Which Cities are the Deadliest for Pedestrians?

Posted on January 19, 2016 to
Of cities in the US, Orlando is the deadliest for pedestrians, according to the report “Dangerous By Design” from the National Complete Streets Coalition. The southeast and southwest account for the majority of the 20 most dangerous metropolitan areas...
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Bill Lightfoot Representing Fatal D.C. Pedestrian Accident Victim’s Family

Posted on September 30, 2015 to
Our attorney Bill Lightfoot recently filed a lawsuit over a D.C. pedestrian accident case that claimed the life of a 73-year-old man. We are seeking to recover millions for the family of the man who was struck and killed by...
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Paulette Chapman Teaches Lawyers About Jury Selection

Posted on February 23, 2015 to
How important is juror selection in trial law? It can be essential in getting the best possible outcome in many injury cases. With this in mind, on February 5, our very own attorney Paulette Chapman taught the D.C. Bar...
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How Necessary Are Seatbelts?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “seat belts are the single most effective traffic safety device for preventing death and injury.” Believe it or not, though, there are still some people out there who question the necessity...
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MedStar Washington Medical Center Releases Patient Safety Survey Results

Some hospitals are going the extra mile in an effort to get it right, it seems. While many medical facilities around the country do whatever it takes to hide their dirty laundry, MedStar Washington Hospital Center is stepping up...
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How, Where and When Do Car Crashes Occur in D.C.?

Researchers at Howard University evaluated traffic in Washington D.C. from 2010 through 2012. The report revealed some startling statistics. In 2012, over 18,000 crashes occurred. The average accident involved two vehicles, meaning that over 36,000 vehicles were in accidents...
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