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Blog Posts in May, 2014

  • D.C. Ranks High in the Number of Commuters Who Walk and Bike to Work

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 27-May-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel Washington D.C. and Baltimore were just named among the top 5 on a list of cities with the least courteous drivers on the road according to the 2014 study conducted by AutoVantage, a roadside assistance service. So how can we beat the road rage and stay calm during our commutes? Fortunately, Washington, D.C. is also high on the list of commuters who choose to walk or bike ...
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  • NFL's Attempt to Avoid Concussion Lawsuits Unsuccessful

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 21-May-2014

    By: Ira Sherman The National Football League (NFL) has faced a lot of criticism over what it knew about the risks of permanent brain injury players faced as a result of repeated concussions. When players filed a suit the NFL recently argued that the case could not be brought in court. Fortunately, the court rejected that argument. According to a recent article published by NBC Sports, the NFL ...
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  • FDA Proposes Stricter Safety Requirements for Pelvic Mesh

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 19-May-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel In recent years, pelvic mesh products have been found to pose significant risks to patients who have had them implanted. This includes transvaginal mesh and hernia mesh. In response to reports of adverse side effects experienced by patients, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued official warnings about pelvic mesh in 2008 and 2011. Just last month, the FDA proposed ...
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  • Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. Publishes Spring 2014 Newsletter

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 15-May-2014

    Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is pleased to announce the publication of our Spring 2014 Newsletter! Our newsletter allows our firm to share recent firm news and important information about current events in the legal field. Our Spring 2014 Newsletter – The Brain Injury Edition – is dedicated to the subject of traumatic brain injuries, and includes pieces on our ...
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  • How Safe Are the Buses on Our Highways?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 14-May-2014

    By: Ashley Page Buses have become a very popular way to travel from city to city thanks to plentiful low fare ticket promotions. It is now commonplace for travelers of all ages to hop on a bus at Union Station, in D.C., to go anywhere from Maine to Florida. But, before you get on that bus this summer please be sure to check on the safety record of the bus company that you are traveling with. ...
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  • Tire Defects & Victims' Rights

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 12-May-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel Tire defects cause thousands of preventable auto accidents, injuries, and deaths each year. At Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C., we are passionate about protecting the rights of consumers who have been harmed as the result of others' negligence, including the negligence of auto part manufacturers and retailers. In a recent case, we represented a family that ...
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  • The Push for Tighter Regulation of E-Cigarettes

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 8-May-2014

    By: Joseph Cammarata E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices designed to deliver nicotine, flavor, and other chemicals to users who inhale vaporized liquids. E-cigarettes have become incredibly popular among both smokers and non-smokers. Although they are alleged to be safer than normal cigarettes, concerns about their risks have been on the rise. Cities across the country have been banning ...
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  • Associate Matthew Tievsky Secures Settlement on Behalf of Injured Cyclist

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 5-May-2014

    Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. is proud to announce a recent successful case resulting in a settlement nearly four times the initial offer from the insurance company. In the case, Associate Attorney Matthew W. Tievsky represented a woman who was injured while riding her bicycle. A motor vehicle unexpectedly moved sideways into her lane of travel, striking her and throwing her to ...
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  • Why Jury Duty Matters

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 1-May-2014

    By: Joseph Cammarata Jury Duty is a phrase that a large number of Americans hate to hear. For many, this mandatory public service is a dreaded task that often brings out creativity in people who attempt to avoid serving on a jury in any way possible. Because jury duty is commonly the butt of jokes and viewed as a chore, Americans all too often fail to realize what jury duty means, as well as why ...
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