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Happy Thanksgiving From CSCS

By: Dan Hausman As I reflect on wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and weekend, it is nice to look back at the history of Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving began, in what is now America, in 1619 as a way for ...
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Former Alabama Football Player Discuss Brain Injury & Pending Lawsuit Against NCAA

By: CSCS In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Les Williams, a former defense end at Alabama in the 2000s, discussed his ongoing brain injury symptoms and how it is affecting his life. When ...
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Despite Significant Death Toll, Trump Administration Rule Change Could Stop Public Reporting of Hospital Infections

By: CSCS It’s simply important data for everyone in this country, and the Trump Administration is proposing of getting rid of it, despite no alleged lobbying from Hospital groups. Currently, ...
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Amusement Park Safety - Roller Coaster Derails in Daytona Beach

By: CSCS While amusement park accidents are relatively rare, they do happen. At times, such accidents can happen because of the negligence of the park or of the inspector(s) of the ride. It remains to ...
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Students Sue GW Alleging University Ignored their Complaints of Sexual Assault

By: CSCS Five (5) Students, Jane Does, are suing George Washington University alleging their complaints of sexual assault and harassment were ignored by the institution. The suit was filed in D.C. ...
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Recently Released Metro Audit Highlights 2016 Oversight on Structural Conditions

By: CSCS A recent audit by the Office of the Inspector General addressed some incidents at Rhode Island Ave. Brentwood Station on the Red line in summer of 2016. On 8/31/16, a steel beam fell more ...
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District of Columbia Seeks to Fire Police Officer Who Shot and Killed Motorcyclist

By: Matthew Tievsky In the early morning of September 11, 2016, Terrence Sterling, a black man, was driving a motorcycle and ran a red light. Two police officers, Brian Trainer and Jordan Palmer, ...
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VA Supreme Court Decision Could Make it Harder to Use Defendants' Destruction of Evidence Against Them in Injury Cases

In December, the Virginia Supreme Court issued a decision that may change the standard used in proving that defendants intentionally destroyed evidence in personal injury auto accident cases. ...
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Washington State Amtrak Derailment Causes Several Fatalities, Many Injured

By: CSCS Today, an Amtrak train derailed in Washington State while traveling over a bridge that went over a highway on brand new tracks. One of the train cars flipped 180 degrees off of a bridge and ...
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Woman Sexually Assaulted by Driver she thought was from Uber in D.C.

By: CSCS Late Sunday night, November 19, a woman and her male friend got into a vehicle that they thought was part of Uber as a “vehicle for hire.” They got into the vehicle at DuPont ...
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Tort Law Revisions Leaves Sexual Assault Victims Behind

By: CSCS The revision of our country’s tort laws has long been a goal of U.S. corporations, doctors, and some conservative groups. Such tort revision, often unfairly couched as tort ...
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Legislation on Self-Driving Cars Passes the House

By: CSCS 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 to ...
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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: CSCS 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 Times ...
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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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