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Blog Posts in September, 2015

  • Fig & Olive Salmonella Outbreak: 60 Diagnosed Cases, Over 100 More Possible

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 24-Sep-2015

    By: Allan M. Siegel The Fig & Olive restaurant in CityCenterDC has reopened its doors after the DC Department of Health shut the restaurant down following a salmonella outbreak that sickened numerous diners. According to officials, no food samples were found to have contained the harmful bacteria. The restaurant had been closed since September 10 th. Here is what is known about the outbreak so ...
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  • Despite Need to Tighten Trucking Regulations, Congress Looks to Loosen

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 21-Sep-2015

    By: Allan M. Siegel Late last month, the New York Times published an opinion piece on the need for tougher trucking regulations. The article - The Trucks are Killing Us - begins by pointing out some alarming statistics regarding tractor-trailer accidents and the tremendous damage they can cause on U.S roadways. The statistics included: More people in the U.S. will be killed in truck accidents this ...
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  • D.C.'s New Police Body Camera Policy is an Important Step

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 10-Sep-2015

    By: Allan M. Siegel With unrest arising again in Ferguson, Missouri, and the recent police shooting of a knife-wielding woman in the District of Columbia, the District of Columbia’s newly announced policy regarding body cameras is a welcome step in ensuring police accountability. Under the policy, the District would allow private citizens to obtain copies of video recorded on street corners, ...
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  • CSCS Publishes Fall 2015 Newsletter

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 8-Sep-2015

    Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is proud to announce that our Fall 2015 Newsletter is now available online! At CSCS, our newsletters allow our team to stay connected to past and current clients, as well as others throughout the local and legal communities. It also gives us the opportunity to share important legal news and information about the latest goings-on at our firm. Our Fall ...
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  • Sony Changed 'Concussion' Movie to Avoid NFL Backlash

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 3-Sep-2015

    By: Allan M. Siegel Shocking news regarding the upcoming Sony Pictures Entertainment movie “Concussion,” surfaced this week when the New York Times reported on studio emails that showed Sony tailored the film so as to avoid backlash from the NFL. The film, which stars Will Smith as one of the first scientists to discover and later disclose the degenerative brain disease chronic ...
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  • Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is proud to announce that Partner Joseph Cammarata and Partner Allan M. Siegel have succeeded in securing a substantial $4.8 million settlement on behalf of motorcycle rider who was injured after colliding with a minivan. The settlement was reached through mediation. The case centered on a then 24-year-old man who was catastrophically injured while ...
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  • The DC Youth Athletic Concussion Protection Act and How it Protects Young Athletes

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 1-Sep-2015

    By: Ira Sherman Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. has an established reputation as advocates for victims of traumatic brain injuries. Over the years, we have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for victims who suffered concussions and brain injuries in all types of accidents, including those resulting from sports injuries, car accidents, truck accidents, and more. As Brain ...
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