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  • Avoid These 6 Main Causes of Car Accidents This Thanksgiving
    Avoid These 6 Main Causes of Car Accidents This Thanksgiving

    By: Allan M. Siegel Thanksgiving is nearly here, and our legal team at Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! Having represented injured ...

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  • Oversight Board Finds DC Police Use Body Cams Improperly in More than One-Third of Investigated Cases
    Oversight Board Finds DC Police Use Body Cams Improperly in More than One-Third of Investigated Cases

    By: Allan M. Siegel The Office of Police Complaints is an oversight board that presides over the Metropolitan Police Department. Recently, the OPD reviewed 773 cases this past year in which there was ...

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  • Who Can be Held Liable for a Trucking Accident?
    Who Can be Held Liable for a Trucking Accident?

    By: Allan M. Siegel Establishing fault and liability is a focal point of any negligence claim, including those involving auto and trucking accidents. By determining the underlying cause of an ...

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  • DC Law Provides Special Protection to Pedestrians and Bicyclists Injured in Motor Vehicle Collisions
    DC Law Provides Special Protection to Pedestrians and Bicyclists Injured in Motor Vehicle Collisions

    By: Allan M. Siegel The District of Columbia – like Maryland and Virginia – operates under an old and often harsh legal rule called “contributory negligence.” This means that if you are injured by ...

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  • Researchers Identify Biomarkers That May Help Diagnose Concussions, Brain Injuries Through Blood Tests
    Researchers Identify Biomarkers That May Help Diagnose Concussions, Brain Injuries Through Blood Tests

    By: Allan M. Siegel Mild traumatic brain injuries , or concussions , are notorious for being difficult to diagnose. This is due in large part to imaging tests, such as CT scans or MRIs, which are not ...

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