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Blog Posts in January, 2015

  • DC Rabbi Appears in Court, Faces Protesters

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 29-Jan-2015

    Last Friday - January 16, 2015 - DC Rabbi Bernard Freundel made an appearance in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for a status conference. The hearing featured updates regarding Freundel's criminal case, in which he is charged with voyeurism for allegedly secretly recording women as they undressed and used his synagogue's mikvah, a ritual bath. It also attracted a number of ...
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  • Congress Weighs in on DC Metro Updates

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 22-Jan-2015

    By: Allan M. Siegel Following last week's tragic DC Metro incident at L'Enfant Plaza station, investigators and public officials have been working to piece together what exactly went wrong. On Wednesday January 21 st, officials from Metro and the National transportation Safety Board (NTSB) met with 13 congressional members from Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia to discuss ...
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  • Another Congregant Retains CSCS in Rabbi Voyeurism Case

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 20-Jan-2015

    By: Ira Sherman Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. has been retained by another client who claims she was victimized by DC Rabbi Bernard Freundel. Freundel, a prominent religious leader and Rabbi at the Georgetown Synagogue Kesher Israel, was arrested in October and charged with several counts of voyeurism. It is alleged that Rabbi Freundel was secretly recording women as they used the ...
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  • CSCS Retained by Victim Injured in DC Metro Incident

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 15-Jan-2015

    Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. has been retained by a victim of the Metro incident that occurred Monday afternoon at L'Enfant Plaza station, in which a Metro railcar and the station filled with smoke. Our client was hospitalized for three days following smoke inhalation. Our legal team at CSCS has extensive experience handling mass transit accidents, including train accidents ...
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  • L'Enfant Plaza Metro Incident: What Went Wrong?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 14-Jan-2015

    By: Allan M. Siegel At the start of rush hour on Monday, dozens of passengers were injured after a DC Metro train and L'Enfant Plaza station filled with smoke. The scene, according to passengers and witnesses, was one of chaos and fear. Many believed they were going to die, and unfortunately, one Virginia woman did lose her life. More than 80 others were sent to area hospitals. While the ...
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  • DC Rabbi to Appear at Criminal Hearing in Voyeurism Case

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 14-Jan-2015

    By: Ira Sherman DC Rabbi Bernard Freundel, whose October arrest shocked communities across the globe, is scheduled to appear in a criminal status hearing this Friday, January 16, 2015. The hearing will be held in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia at 10:00 a.m. in courtroom 314 and will concern the voyeurism charges Freundel faces for allegedly spying on women with hidden cameras as ...
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  • Over 80 Hospitalized After DC Metro Station Fills With Smoke

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 13-Jan-2015

    By: Allan M. Siegel Early Monday afternoon, January 12, 2015, dozens of people were hospitalized after a Metro train and L'Enfant Plaza station in the Southwest Federal Center filled with smoke. According to authorities, the smoke forced a shutdown of the station and resulted in the following:​ The death of one woman Two people in critical condition as of Tuesday 84 people being treated in ...
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  • Could a New Blood Test Change the Way We Evaluate Concussions?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 9-Jan-2015

    By: Allan M. Siegel A new study performed by researchers has found that a particular protein can predict if a person who has suffered a potential traumatic brain injury will suffer concussion symptoms. The protein, calpain-cleaved αII-spectrin N-terminal fragment (or more simply "SNTF") is present in all human brains. In a healthy brain SNTF maintains stable and balanced levels; ...
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  • On Monday January 5, 2015, Partner Joseph Cammarata filed an amended complaint against Bill Cosby in federal court. The complaint amends an original lawsuit filed on behalf of Tamara Green on December 10, 2014. Ms. Green alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Mr. Cosby in the early 1970s, and that her name and reputation were subsequently tarnished by Cosby's legal team. The amended ...
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