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Blog Posts in April, 2014

  • Bicyclist Hit by Pizza Delivery Car Obtains $3.35 Million Settlement

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel || 28-Apr-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel I recently read that a 43-year-old man from Hammond, Louisiana obtained a $3.35 million settlement after he was struck by a Domino's Pizza delivery car while riding his bicycle along a two-lane highway overpass. During the incident, the man was thrown onto the hood of the car, hit his head on the windshield, and fell onto the ground. The man suffered multiple injuries ...
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  • What is a Deposition Like in a Personal Injury Case?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 24-Apr-2014

    By: CSCS We have all seen depositions on TV dramas. They appear to range from boring to downright daunting on occasions. The characters on TV submit themselves for questioning and are sometimes unwittingly caught in a nasty trap. In real life, depositions are a very important piece of the litigation process, but your lawyer will be there to guide you, prepare you, and protect your interests. The ...
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  • High School Senior Suffers Devastating Helmet to Helmet Collision

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel || 15-Apr-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel In 2009, Edward Acuna was a 17-year-old football with a bright future ahead of him. He was the team captain, and he had just been accepted to Cal State L.A. He had dreams of one day attending law school. On an October night, Edward Acuna was on the field as a defensive lineman for Pomona's Garey High. In the 4th quarter he sustained a violent helmet to helmet collision. He ...
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  • Local Thieves Steal Air Bags To Sell On The Black Market

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 14-Apr-2014

    On the morning of April 8 th residents of the Virginia town of Fairlington woke up to find the air bags in their vehicles were stolen overnight. In many cases, the car windows were smashed, the hoods popped, and the batteries disconnected. Not a single resident reported hearing any sounds as the thieves made their way through the neighborhood. Recently, stealing air bags has become the latest ...
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  • Fairfax County Steps Up Efforts During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & SiegelChaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel || 7-Apr-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has called distracted driving a national epidemic because it causes thousands of preventable auto accidents, injuries, and fatalities each year. In an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and to encourage everyone on our roadways to do their part in keeping others safe, Congress has ...
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