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A New App to Help Curb Car Accidents

Written by Personal Injury Lawyer Larry Lapidus You may have missed it, but in late August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released an app called SaferCar. With a larger goal of making roads safer, the SaferCar app keeps you up to date on any manufacturer recalls or identified issues …

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How to Prove Medical Malpractice

Written by Personal Injury Lawyer Larry Lapidus Of all the cases where personal injury attorney represents a client, medical malpractice claims can be some of the most intense. Why? Because proving malpractice involves a great deal of attorney expertise. That’s why, if you suspect you have been a victim of …

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Holiday Travel and Car Accidents

The 2020 holiday season is unlike any we’ve ever experienced. COVID-19 rates continue to rise, with increasing positive cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. Currently, the United States is rapidly hurtling toward 300,000 deaths from COVID-19. That staggering number might lead you to believe that holiday travel would grind to a halt …

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Fatal Car Crashes: How Legal Matters Unfold | DC Personal Injury Lawyer

We all know car accidents happen every day. But in the Baltimore-Washington area, fatal car crashes seem to be occurring at a more alarming rate recently. For example, in October alone, there were three fatal car accidents on the Baltimore/Washington Parkway. While investigators are still determining the cause of these …

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DC’s Bed Bugs in Hotels Are Setting Records

COVID-19 has seriously hampered the travel and hotel industry since early 2020. Because of restrictions and people’s hesitancy to venture too far away from home, airlines and the hospitality business are genuinely struggling to stay afloat. Prior to COVID, however, Washington, DC had the honor of being named the top …

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Legal Advice: A Loved One Was Killed By Someone On Drugs | DC & Maryland Wrongful Death Lawyer

For decades, organizations such as M.A.D.D. (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) and S.A.D.D. (Students Against Drunk Driving) have successfully raised awareness of the dangers of driving while drunk. Drunk driving continues to be a significant problem and a factor in so many accident-related deaths. In fact, based on numbers from 2016, …

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Real Life Advice For Loved Ones: What to Do After a Rear-End Fatal Accident | DC Injury Lawyer

In April of 2019, Maryland National Guard Staff Sgt. Dinora Aracely Flores of Damascus, MD, was stopped in a left-turn lane, waiting to make a left turn. Suddenly, a flatbed truck hit her vehicle from behind, pushing her into oncoming traffic, where a tractor-trailer struck her. Staff Sgt. Flores died …

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Karon Hylton-Brown’s Fatal Moped Crash: What Should the Family Do? | DC Personal Injury Lawyer

You’ve probably seen, heard, and read quite a bit about the incident involving Karon Hylton-Brown’s fatal moped crash that happened in the Washington, DC neighborhood of Brightwood Park on October 23, 2020. In case you’re not familiar, reports say Karon Hylton-Brown, a 20-year-old Black man, was riding his electric moped …

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Birth Injury Law Firm

A baby’s birth is supposed to be one of the happiest and most memorable days a parent can experience. But what happens if your baby’s birthday is memorable for more than one reason? Such as a birth injury to your newborn child as the result of improper care from a …

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Washington, DC Brain Hematoma Law Firm

While hematomas and bruises look similar, the difference between a hematoma and a bruise is that a hematoma occurs due to damage of large blood vessels; bruises result from small blood vessel damage. Like bruises, most hematomas are generally harmless…but hematomas can be quite dangerous depending on where in or …

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