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Blog Posts in April, 2013

  • Partners Sherman, Cammarata, and Siegel Recognized by SuperLawyers Again - Cammarata is TOP 100

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 29-Apr-2013

    All three active partners have once again been recognized by Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers. This is the 3 rd consecutive year that all three partners have been included in the magazine. Only 5% of attorneys in the Washington, DC area are named to this elite list. This is also the second consecutive year that partner Joseph Cammarata was named to the Top 100 list. This means that Mr. Cammarata was ...
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  • State Farm Agrees to Pay Excess Verdict. No Appeal Taken of Jury Verdict.

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 15-Apr-2013

    State Farm agreed to forego an appeal and pay a $1,934,369 verdict obtained by partner Joseph Cammarata in a January 2013 trial in the D.C Superior Court. The State Farm policy limits were only $100,000. State Farm only offered $23,500- to settle the case before trial. The case involved a young woman who suffered an aggravation of a pre-existing back condition leading to the need for spinal ...
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  • Firm Obtains $783,644 Verdict Against Metro

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 8-Apr-2013

    Partner Allan M. Siegel and Associate Matthew Tievsky obtained a $780,000 verdict against Metro on Friday. Our client was driving on Georgia Avenue when his car was struck in the rear by a Metrobus. Our client had made a lane change in front of the Metrobus and was proceeding through a green light when he stopped before entering the intersection because he thought he heard a siren. The metrobus ...
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  • Partner Ira Sherman quoted in "Playing it Safe - Are Concussions Ruining Sports?"

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 8-Apr-2013

    The April 2013 Washington Lawyer's Magazine featured a cover story "Playing it Safe- Are Concussions Ruining Sports?" The primary article repeatedly quoted, Partner Ira Sherman. For example, he stated, "What the NFL litigation will bring is the new consciousness across the spectrum of the sport, all the way down to the children playing". He goes on, "Depending on the ...
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