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  • CSCS Partners Named in Washington, DC Super Lawyers® List for 2016

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 19-May-2016

    Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is pleased to announce that Ira Sherman, Joseph Cammarata, and Allan M. Siegel have all been honored with inclusion in the 2016 Washington, DC Super Lawyers® list for 2016. This is the sixth consecutive year that Mr. Sherman and Mr. Siegel have been included on this prestigious list, and the tenth consecutive year for Mr. Cammarata, who has also ...
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  • CSCS Partners Named to Super Lawyers List, Associate Matthew Tievsky Named Rising Star

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 27-Apr-2015

    Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is pleased to announce that several members of our legal team have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 Washington, DC Super Lawyers® Magazine - widely considered one of the most respected legal publications for attorney rankings. Our firm's three active partners - Ira Sherman, Joseph Cammarata, and Allan M. Siegel - were each selected to ...
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  • On Wednesday November 12, DC Rabbi Barry Freundel appeared in court for a hearing regarding allegations that he spied on female congregants at his Georgetown synagogue, Kesher Israel. The prominent religious leader – who has been charged with six counts of voyeurism for allegedly using hidden cameras to secretly record women who used the synagogue's ritual bath (mikvah) – may have ...
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  • Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. Legal Team Earns Number of Awards

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 29-Apr-2014

    Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is proud to announce that our firm's legal team was recently featured in the Washington Post Magazine. The magazine profiled our firm's legal team and their most recent accomplishments, including: Partners Ira Sherman, Joseph Cammarata, and Allan M. Siegel were each named to the 2014 list of Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers ®. Associate ...
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  • By: Ashley Page In the December 2013 issue of Washingtonian Magazine, this well-renowned publication gathered a list of Washington, D.C.'s "Best Lawyers". It is a list of highly esteemed lawyers working in the D.C. Metro area. It recognizes the best lawyers in a wide variety of 30 different practice areas. It is a go-to resource for people in need of legal representation. The list ...
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  • Is The Voting Right Decision A Step Backward?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 28-Jun-2013

    This past week, the Supreme Court handed down several landmark decisions. While the decisions regarding the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 are a welcomed step forward for our nation, which our firm is happy to see finally happen, the decision regarding the Voting Rights Act of 1965 might not be. Immediately after the decision, a democratic Representative from Georgia, John Lewis, ...
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  • $58 Million Verdict Sets Record In New Mexico

    Posted By bierachin || 24-Jun-2013

    Three years ago Kevin Udy was killed in a tractor trailer collision. He was driving his pickup truck near Carlsbad, New Mexico, when a truck driver cut him off by making a left turn directly in front of Udy. Udy, a former senior mechanical engineer, left behind a wife and five children. Udy's estate brought suit against the truck driver, the business that owned tractor trailer, the owner's ...
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  • Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel to Donate $1 to Send a Kid to Camp for Every "Like" on Facebook

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 13-May-2013

    The law firm is very excited to be starting its first ever charity promotion on Facebook. For every "Like" on our Facebook page we will donate a dollar to our neighbor, the YMCA, to help send a child to camp. So follow this link and then click on the "Like" button. With just one click you will be helping a child enjoy a summer full of fun and friends. The promotion will be ...
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  • Partner Allan M. Siegel Obtains $455,000 Verdict Against Greyhound Lines, Inc.

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 6-May-2013

    Our client was a passenger on a Greyhound bus, which struck a car when it changed lanes. The bus driver claimed that he was not at fault, and that he had completed his lane change when the car struck the bus in the rear. Greyhound also claimed that our client was not hurt because there was no property damage to the bus, and only moderate damage to the car involved in the crash. Our client was from ...
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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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  • 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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  • RETURNING TO PLAY AFTER A CONCUSSION CAN BE DANGEROUS

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 31-Mar-2013

    Returning to active play in sports prematurely after a concussion can have significant long term negative impacts on a person's health and well-being. Such is the case of our client, Bryan Namoff. He was a star professional soccer player employed by Major League Soccer to play on the DC United team. During a game in September 2009 he took a hit from a player from the opposing team and as a ...
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  • All of the lawyers at Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel treat every case as an important one. When partner Ira Sherman began his career at Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel in 1980, a lawyer defending a bus accident case, "complained" to Mr. Chaikin "Why does Ira Sherman treat this case like it is going to the Supreme Court". Mr. Chaikin was so pleased he received this " complaint". ...
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  • Partners Ira Sherman and Joseph Cammarata taped a radio show entitled "Brain Injuries 101" for Ringler Radio during the national American Association for Justice convention in Philadelphia in July 2008. Messrs. Sherman and Cammarata alternated in responding to questions presented by Ms. Cindy Chanley, the moderator. The program emphasized the importance in recognizing the significant, ...
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