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Blog Posts in August, 2013

  • Authored by Joseph Cammarata In recent years, numerous organizations throughout the United States have focused on reducing the thousands of preventable injuries and deaths caused by drunk driving accidents. Among the many efforts that have been made include laws aimed at holding alcohol-serving establishments liable for the role they played in contributing to alcohol-related crashes. These laws ...
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  • The Costs of Living with Spinal Cord Injury

    Posted By CSCS || 23-Aug-2013

    Authored by Joseph Cammarata Catastrophic injuries are among the most devastating and expensive injuries; they are also some of the most unpredictable. Although serious injuries can vary greatly and while they are always unique, victims and families often face the same types of challenges – especially when it comes to their financial well-being. As healthcare costs can be overwhelming and ...
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  • How Does a Lawsuit Work in Northern Virginia?

    Posted By CSCS || 21-Aug-2013

    Authored by Nathan Veldhuis A typical personal injury lawsuit in circuit court in Virginia begins with the filing of a Complaint. Circuit courts have concurrent jurisdiction with general district courts (read more about Virginia General District Court on a previous blog ) for cases seeking $4,500 to $25,000 and exclusive jurisdiction for cases seeking $25,000.01 and up. There is no limit to the ...
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  • Public Transportation Accidents in Northern Virginia

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 15-Aug-2013

    Authored by Joseph Cammarata The Washington metropolitan area is a sprawling, densely populated region centered on Washington, DC. The area has an estimated population of nearly 6,000,000, making it the largest metropolitan area in the Southeast and the seventh-largest in the United States. Although the heart of the metro area may be its urban core, there are numerous outlying communities and ...
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  • Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Virginia?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 7-Aug-2013

    Authored by Allan Siegel Wrongful death, as a legal term, is used to describe any situation in which another's negligence, wrongful act, or breach of duty causes a person's death. When the actions of another – be they an individual or corporate entity – causes your loved one's death, you may have the right to pursue legal action against the at-fault party in order to hold ...
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  • The Pros & Cons of Filing in Virginia General District Court

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

    Authored by Nathan Veldhuis In civil cases not involving family law or workers' compensation claims, three levels of courts exist in Virginia; the General District Court, Circuit Court and the Supreme Court. What follows is a brief overview of the life of a personal injury action in General District Court. In the coming weeks we will talk about Circuit Court and the Supreme Court. General ...
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