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Legislation on Self-Driving Cars Passes the House

By: Megan Gibson On September 6, 2017, the U.S. House approved a bill in furtherance of the development of self-driving cars. The bill would allow companies that are developing self-driving technology ...
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Lawsuit Alleges Gross Failure by Howard University to Help Rape Survivors

Five ‘Jane Does’, all former and current students of Howard University (“HU”), filed a federal law suit against HU alleging deliberate indifference towards their reported ...
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Supreme Court Makes it More Difficult to Bring Product Liability Class-Action Lawsuits

By: Megan Gibson On Monday, June 18, 2017, the Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that California courts could not preside over class action suits brought by out-of-state plaintiffs, reasoning that there is an ...
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Norovirus Outbreak at Sterling, VA Sickens Over a Dozen Customers

By: Allan M. Siegel A Chipotle restaurant in Sterling, Virginia voluntarily shut its doors earlier this week after several customers became ill and at least one customer ended up in the emergency ...
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DC Police are Investigating whether Patrol Officers Hit an 11 Year-Old Boy and then Left him on the Street

By: Allan M. Siegel As the Washington Post recently reported, police are investigating reports that a DC police cruiser hit an 11 year-old boy and then left him on the street. The alleged incident ...
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International Personal Injury Lawsuit Against Major U.S. Defense Contractor Moves Forward

By: Allan M. Siegel During the 2000s, the United States Federal Government engaged in "Plan Colombia," which involved hiring defense contractors to use airplanes to spray toxic chemicals on ...
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GOP Bill Would Negatively Impact Everyday Consumers in our Healthcare System

By: Megan Gibson The House Republicans’ drafted bill would make it far more difficult to win medical negligence cases, especially for the poor and elderly. As highlighted in a recent New York ...
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Metro Files Court Documents to Avoid Liability in L'Enfant Plaza Smoke Incident

By: Allan M. Siegel As you will recall, on January 12, 2015, a Metro train near the L’Enfant Plaza station became stuck on the tracks underground. As the train sat, with passengers trapped ...
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US Court Ends 40 Year Supervision of DC's Care for the Developmentally Disabled

By: Allan M. Siegel On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, Judge Huvelle brought 40 years of federal court supervision of DC’s care of people with developmental disabilities to an end. This end comes ...
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Local DC Man Killed in Car Crash with Stolen Car

By: Allan M. Siegel On the night of Friday, December 23, 2016, police identified a Lexus on the road that had been reported stolen, but lost it while in pursuit. Later that evening, the police found ...
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D.C. Man Charged With Second-Degree Murder For Causing Fatal Auto Collision

By: Matthew Tievsky D.C. police have recently charged Lawrence Dukes, a resident of the District, with second-degree murder for killing his own passenger in an auto collision. On October 12, 2016, ...
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High Winds Cause Damage & Fatalities in the DC Metro Area in November

By: Allan M. Siegel During the weekend of November 19 and 20, winds reached speeds as high as 50 miles per hour in D.C. and the surrounding areas. The winds knocked down trees and fanned fires which ...
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Tour Bus Crash in California Kills 13, Injures Over 30

By Allan M. Siegel. In one of the deadliest wrecks in California history, 13 people were killed and at least 31 were injured when a tour bus crashed into a commercial truck early Sunday morning in ...
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Three Herndon Teens Killed in Texas Tractor-Trailer Crash

By: Allan M. Siegel Three teenagers from Herndon, Virginia were killed in a tragic tractor-trailer crash near Dallas, Texas on Friday, August 11, 2015. According to officials from the Texas Department ...
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Major Changes to Virginia Underinsured Motorist Claims Starting January 2016

By: Allan M. Siegel Following the relatively unsuccessful changes to its underinsured motorist coverage laws in 2010, the Virginia General Assembly has passed major changes that will take effect ...
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New NHTSA Administrator Vows to Take Aggressive Action About Slow Recalls

By: Joseph Smith In December 2014, Mark Rosekind was appointed as the new administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, at a time when the NHTSA was overseeing recalls for ...
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Just Thinking About Work During Your Commute Does Not Mean You Are Working

By: Allan M. Siegel Back in November, we posted about the Virginia Supreme Court agreeing to hear arguments on whether a law firm could be held liable for the automobile accident caused by one of its ...
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Watergate Garage Collapses, Causes Injuries

By: Allan M. Siegel Earlier this month, two victims were injured and several businesses were displaced after a parking garage at the Watergate hotel collapsed. The incident put a halt on construction ...
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Fiat Chrysler Hit with $150 Million Verdict After 4-Year-Old Boy Killed as a Result of Fuel Tank Defect

By: Allan M. Siegel In the 1970's Ford was rightly derided and attacked for failing to prevent and remedy a defect in the Ford Pinto that allowed the fuel tank to be punctured and explode when the ...
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Government Regulators Seek New Laws to Ensure Rental Car Companies Fix Recalled Cars

By: Allan M. Siegel As of today, there is no law that requires rental car companies to address manufacturer recalls immediately. That means a rental car company can receive notice of a recall on a ...
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$23 Billion Punitive Damage Award Against Tobacco Company Cut Down to $16.9 Million

A Florida circuit court judge significantly reduced a jury's punitive damage award against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds from $23 billion all the way down to $16.9 million. The original award was ...
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Father of Ohio Teen Poisoned by Caffeine Overdose Files Suit

By: Allan M. Siegel Last summer, Partner Joe Cammarata wrote about the tragic story of Logan Stiner, a high-school senior who died from caffeine overdose after ingesting caffeine powder. Well now the ...
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Virginia Tech Researchers to Study Tired Truck Drivers

By: Allan M. Siegel The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced that it will be working with researchers from Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) to conduct a ...
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New Car Technologies Raise Concerns of Hackers Taking Control of Cars or Stealing Personal Data

By: Joseph Smith As car manufacturers add more and more technological improvements to cars, there is growing concern that they may not be taking necessary precautions to protect drivers or their ...
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17 Percent Drop in Hospital Patient Harm but Still a Long Way to Go

By: Joseph Smith Hospitals nationwide recently received some good news as the Department of Health and Human Services reported there was a 17 percent decline in hospital errors from 2010 to 2013, ...
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