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  • Requests to Inspect and Photographing
    Requests to Inspect and Photographing

    Requests to inspect the premises of a manufacturing facility, a location at which there was a slip and fall or any other location relevant to the lawsuit in the custody and control of the opponent is ...

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  • Allan M. Siegel will take over as President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2008.
    Allan M. Siegel will take over as President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2008.

    On May 10, 2008 Partner Allan M. Siegel will be inducted as the President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Washington, D.C. ("DC-TLA") at is Annual Awards Dinner which is being held at the National ...

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  • Basic discovery - serving interrogatories
    Basic discovery - serving interrogatories

    Interrogatories are a set of written questions presented to an opponent for them to answer, in writing, under oath. A sample set of interrogatories in an automobile accident is appended below this ...

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  • A new meaning of the word
    A new meaning of the word "motion"

    We have discussed the process of how a lawsuit begins with the filing of a complaint, the service of a summons and complaint, and the response called an "Answer". There is a general interest in ...

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  • A dilemma- what to do when the other driver blames the driver of the vehicle in which you were a passenger
    A dilemma- what to do when the other driver blames the driver of the vehicle in which you were a passenger

    The lawyers of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel frequently meet with clients who come in as a family or friends all injured in the same accident. One of these individuals was the driver and the ...

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  • Should you give a recorded statement to an insurance carrier--It depends!
    Should you give a recorded statement to an insurance carrier--It depends!

    Clients are frequently asked to provide recorded statements to an insurance carrier representative shortly after an accident takes place. Any individual that becomes a client of Chaikin, Sherman, ...

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