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  • Whistleblowers May Need Non-Public Information to File a Claim
    Whistleblowers May Need Non-Public Information to File a Claim

    The False Claims Act bars whistleblower claims based on information in the public domain. What this means practically is that you can’t file a whistleblower case based on something you read in the ...

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  • Is Uber's Background Check Policy Endangering the Public?
    Is Uber's Background Check Policy Endangering the Public?

    On the evening of Feb. 20, an Uber driver opened fire on seemingly random people in Kalamazoo, Michigan, leaving six dead and two wounded. Local police arrested 45-year-old Jason Dalton for the ...

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  • Can I Sue for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress in the District of Columbia?
    Can I Sue for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress in the District of Columbia?

    If someone needlessly caused you severe emotional distress, you might wonder if the law provides recourse. In the District of Columbia, emotionally distressed victims may file a claim, but the bar set ...

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  • Tractor-Trailer Accident Closes Inner & Outer Loop of Beltway
    Tractor-Trailer Accident Closes Inner & Outer Loop of Beltway

    By: Allan M. Siegel Anyone driving in the DC metropolitan area during rush hour on Friday, February 19, 2016 was frustrated by an overturned tractor-trailer which shut down both sides of the beltway. ...

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  • Blizzard Conditions in the Washington, D.C. Region Created Dangerous Driving Conditions for Drivers and Pedestrians
    Blizzard Conditions in the Washington, D.C. Region Created Dangerous Driving Conditions for Drivers and Pedestrians

    Snowstorms across the Washington, D.C. region created hazardous and dangerous weather conditions leading to scores of injuries. On Jan. 25, a Wheaton, Maryland, man walking on Georgia Avenue near its ...

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  • What is the Value of My Case?
    What is the Value of My Case?

    By: Allan M. Siegel Clients and prospective clients frequently ask what their personal injury case is worth. Unfortunately, it is a very difficult question to answer. First of all, if you were just ...

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