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Blog Posts in December, 2009

  • Brain Injuries As A Result of Warfare

    Posted By chaikinandsherman || 30-Dec-2009

    In the previous blog, we noted that the Los Angeles Times October 5, 2009 edition contained an article regarding brain injuries on the sports field. That article also addressed brain injury suffered in Iraq, Afghanistan and other hotspot areas. Platoon sergeants and unit commanders are repeatedly confronted with the problems of whether or not one of their soldiers, in the wake of an explosion, car ...
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  • On October 5, 2009, the Los Angeles Times contained an article ( click here to read ), regarding injuries sustained by football players and other athletes. The article pointed out that there is a dilemma faced by coaches at all levels in all kinds of sports which is the same as that often faced by emergency medical technicians responding to the scene of a car crash or by supervisors called to the ...
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  • The announcement on October 5, 2009 of the NFL Players Association formation of a Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury Committee was welcome news. The NFL Players Association Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury Committee is intended to address two fundamental and critical issues facing professional football players. First, the committee will address the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of ...
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  • Partners Ira Sherman and Joseph Cammarata attended the Brain Injury Association of America's Annual Affiliates Convention from November 16-November 18, 2009. Mr. Cammarata, as President of the Brain Injury Association of D.C., and Mr. Sherman, as Vice President of the Brain Injury Association of D.C., attended in their official capacities as leaders of the Brain Injury Association of D.C. Much was ...
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  • Partners Siegel and Cammarata are Name as "Top Lawyers" Again

    Posted By chaikinandsherman || 16-Dec-2009

    Partners Joseph Cammarata and Allan M. Siegel, have been named by Washingtonian Magazine as two of "Washington's Top Lawyers" in the December 2009 Washingtonian Magazine. The magazine has named Partner Joseph Cammarata every survey year since 1997; and Partner Allan M. Siegel every survey year since 2004. Read more in about this by clicking on the"in the news section" of ...
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  • As many of you know, Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. has a particular interest to the diagnosis, care and treatment of traumatic brain injury. Ira Sherman and Joseph Cammarata are members of the American Association of Justice Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group and Ira Sherman is co-chair of the Embolization Devices (cyanoacrylates) Litigation Group. Moreover, Mr. Cammarata and ...
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  • Whistleblower Files Suit Against Johnson & Johnson

    Posted By chaikinandsherman || 9-Dec-2009

    An employee fired from Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Pharmaceutical unit, blew the whistle on promotions of an anti-psychotic drug because of allegations that it was being promoted for use for non-approved purposed. Ms. Lynn Powell claimed that Johnson & Johnson fired her in February 2004 as a result of her complaints about company pressure to encourage physicians to prescribe ...
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  • November 10, 2009 Edition Of The Washington Post Contains Donald J. Chaikin's Obituary

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 2-Dec-2009

    The November 10, 2009 edition of the Washington Post contained Mr. Donald J. Chaikin's obituary. The obituary noted Mr. Chaikin's contribution to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area Trial Lawyers' Association, an organization in which he served as President. Moreover, and most importantly, notice was taken of Mr. Chaikin's contribution to the community in his fight against no ...
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