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Three Deaths Reported in Suitland Parkway Crash in Prince George's County

By: Allan M. Siegel A two-vehicle crash and fire on Suitland Parkway in Prince George’s County early Monday morning claimed the lives of three victims and injured another. According to ...
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U.S. House of Representatives Advances Several Bills to Limit Plaintiffs' Right to Compensation in Court

By: Matthew Tievsky Since the election, the U.S. House of Representatives has considered several bills which, if passed into law, would significantly limit the right of personal injury plaintiffs to ...
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Mid-March Winter Snow Storm Expected Tonight, as well as Treacherous Road Conditions

Monday, March 13, 2017- There is a winter storm warning covering DC and several counties in Maryland and Virginia. Heavy snow is expected in the northwest, and a dangerous mix of snow, rain, and sleet ...
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Officials Cite Gas Leak as Cause of Silver Spring Apartment Explosion, Fire

By: Allan M. Siegel Federal and local officials held a press conference Friday morning to provide an update into their investigation of an August 10 th explosion and fire at a Silver Spring apartment ...
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10-Year-Old Boy on Bicycle Killed by Driver in Charles County, Maryland

By Allan M. Siegel A 10-year-old boy was killed last week after being struck in a designated crosswalk while riding his bike on Sunday, April 10. The boy was flown from the accident scene in Waldorf, ...
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Tractor-Trailer/SUV Collision in Silver Spring Area Leaves 3 Injured

By: Allan M. Siegel A collision between an SUV and a tractor-trailer carrying mail for the U.S. Postal Service has left three people injured. The accident occurred this morning, November 30 th, at ...
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Imposes Biggest Civil Fine in its History Against Airbag Manufacturer

By: Matthew Tievsky Takata is a manufacturer of air bag inflators that does business with major automobile manufacturers, such as Toyota and Nissan. However, on November 3, 2015, a Department of ...
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Two Louisiana Marshals Arrested for Killing of 6 Year-Old Boy in Arrest Gone Wrong

By: Matthew Tievsky On November 3, 2015, Jeremy David Mardis, a 6 year-old autistic boy, was killed in a hailstorm of bullets fired by two marshals working for the small town of Marksville, Louisiana. ...
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Family of Teen Killed at Underage Drinking Party Call Attention to Lax Punishment of Complicit Adults

By: Allan M. Siegel In our blog last week, we noted the Maryland Court of Special Appeals' unfortunate decision in Davis v. Stapf. In that case, the court held that the parents of a teen killed in ...
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Partner Allan M. Siegel Wins Top 10 Client Satisfaction Award

Partner Allan Siegel has been a dedicated member of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel P.C., for the past twenty years. He has a proven reputation of fighting passionately on behalf of his ...
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Florida Supreme Court Overturns 'Unconstitutional' Damages Cap in Wrongful Death Claims

By: Allan M. Siegel On Thursday March 13, the Florida Supreme Court overturned a controversial law that limited noneconomic damages families could recover in wrongful death claims resulting from ...
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Maryland High Court Upholds the Doctrine of Contributory Negligence for Accident Cases

"Contributory negligence" is an old legal doctrine, inherited from England, that establishes the legal standard that if you are harmed by someone else's negligence but were partially at ...
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