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Blog Posts in October, 2014

  • Lara Gass, Virginia Law Student and Victim of GM's Negligence

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 22-Oct-2014

    By: Joseph Smith Three days. That is how many days after Lara Gass received the recall notice for her 2006 Saturn Ion, that she was killed in an auto accident when she crashed into a tractor-trailer in Virginia. Ms. Gass, a third-year honors student and law review editor at Washington & Lee University School of Law, in Lexington, Virginia, was on the way to her internship with a federal judge. ...
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  • By: Allan M. Siegel In the 1960's the Commonwealth of Virginia ran a highly regulated daycare system. Every person caring for an unrelated child was required to obtain a license through Virginia's social services system. This rule was relaxed in the 1970's as women in Virginia began entering the workforce in great numbers. Under the current rule, a person can watch up to five children ...
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  • Workers' Compensation Can Limit Your Ability to Recover

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 2-Oct-2014

    By: Matthew Tievsky In a recent decision by the Virginia Supreme Court, the Court affirmed that the family of a deceased police-recruit's family was limited to recovery under the Worker's Compensation system. The recruit had collapsed and died in December of 2010 during self-defense training at the Norfolk Police Department and a Labor Department investigation found that the recruit had ...
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