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Will D.C. Workers Get 16 Weeks of Paid Family and Medical Leave?

Posted on October 19, 2015 to
A new bill making its way through Washington, D.C.'s city council could give working parents in the nation’s capital some of the most generous benefits in the country. Introduced by the DC Council earlier this month, the proposed plan...
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How Can I Safely Celebrate Memorial Day in DC?

Posted on May 22, 2015 to
Do you have plans for Memorial Day weekend? D.C. offers some great ways to celebrate the weekend safely. Washington.org recently posted a guide with ways you can celebrate Memorial Day in the nation’s capital. To view the guide, you...
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System Used to Dispatch D.C. Emergency Responders Malfunctioning

Posted on April 17, 2015 to
Have you had to contact 911 recently over a fire or medical emergency? Shockingly, due to a faulty computer system, D.C. fire trucks and ambulances have reached their slowest response times in nearly two years. According to the Washington...
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Can Hospital Understaffing Lead to Injuries?

http://youtu.be/Jt2Iys1wf-I Inadequate medical care should not be tolerated, as it can result in injuries and death. This is especially true in cases where hospitals or nursing homes attempt to save money by understaffing, and do not having a sufficient...
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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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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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Train Derailment Blamed on Faulty Track Instead of Negligent Shipper

Many of our nation’s industries rely on trains to get raw materials from one end of the country to the other. The United States is second only to China in the amount of raw materials shipped by freight train...
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Road Rage: A Growing Problem on American Roadways

“Road rage” is a budding problem among frustrated drivers, and can include rude movements, calling out insults or deliberately driving in a threatening, dangerous way. Sadly, too many of us have seen or heard of this kind antagonistic behavior...
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Will the New Metrorail Silver Line Be Safe?

Millions of people depend on the Washington Metro every day to get to work, school and even to run simple daily errands. The Metro serves Washington D.C. and its surrounding suburbs, plus Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland,...
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