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Blog Posts in January, 2017

  • What Compensation Can Brain Injury Victims Recover?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 30-Jan-2017

    By: Allan M. Siegel While modern medicine has unlocked many mysteries of the human body, the mysteries of the human brain still remain elusive. Although research efforts have helped scientists explore the ways in which we think, learn, and remember – medical professionals still have difficulties in understanding the dynamics of the brain. This includes the difficulties in identifying, ...
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  • 2017 & The Trucking Industry: Top Issues & Concerns

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 24-Jan-2017

    By: Allan M. Siegel The New Year is bringing a lot of changes when it comes to Washington. Aside from a new President and administration, many shake-ups are taking place in various government agencies, including those responsible for transportation safety and the regulation of the trucking industry. In addition to new technologies and new ideas, these changes could make for an eventful year when ...
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  • Suit Filed Against DC Police Alleging False Arrest & Use of Excessive Force

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 23-Jan-2017

    By: Allan M. Siegel On January 20, 2017 there were several ongoing protests during President Trump’s inauguration. A minority of these protesters engaged in property destruction, such as smashing windows and setting fires. After surrounding a large group of protesters and keeping them at the intersection of 12 th and L street, NW, DC police arrested over 217 protesters, charging them with ...
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  • Amazon Developing Uber-like App for Trucking Industry

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 17-Jan-2017

    By: Allan M. Siegel Amazon has established a significant presence in the commercial transportation industry with its own fleet of tractor-trailers and planes that transport Amazon-purchased products where they need to go. Now, Amazon is looking to revolutionize the $800 billion trucking industry by developing a new app designed to connect truck drivers with shippers. According to reports from ...
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  • New Safety Report Attributes Increased Truck Crash Risks to Vehicle Defects, Long Hours

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 13-Jan-2017

    By: Allan M. Siegel New research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has taken a closer look at the factors behind commercial truck accidents. Their findings: vehicle defects and long hours, especially when they result from short-haul exemptions to federal hours-of-service rules, substantially increase crash risks. The IIHs consistently studies crash risks involving ...
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  • Top Republicans say Medical Malpractice Reform is Needed, Experts and Facts say Otherwise

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 11-Jan-2017

    By: Allan M. Siegel It’s a common misperception that medical malpractice lawsuits are frivolous and have an overall negative impact on our healthcare system, including by driving up insurance premiums and forcing healthcare providers to order unnecessary tests. Facts, data, and expert analysis demonstrate otherwise. Unfortunately, this misperception has seeped into the political agenda of ...
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