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What Elements Constitute Medical Negligence?

If you think your doctor might have been guilty of medical negligence, it may help to know exactly what medical negligence means. Some people think medical negligence and medical malpractice mean the ...
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Who Is Accountable for Patient Injury Sustained in a Hospital?

The one place that everyone should expect to be safe, should be the hospital. Every floor is staffed with well-educated experts—nurses, surgeons, therapists, technicians—all of whom should ...
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Elements of a Slip & Fall Lawsuit

Accidents happen and they can occur at any time and in any place, but some of them are avoidable and due to the fault of someone else. For slip and fall cases, there are some key elements that must be ...
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The Truth About the McDonald's Hot Coffee Case

Personal injury attorneys have long known of the fallacy of the McDonald’s hot coffee case. An excellent HBO program called “Hot Coffee” did an excellent job demonstrating not only ...
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Thomas J. Simeone Featured in U.S. News and World Report Discussing Trial Advocacy Training at Law Schools

Attorney Thomas J. Simeone, a managing partner at Simeone & Miller LLP, recently spoke to U.S. News and World Report on how prospective law students can find a law school that will develop their ...
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Attorney Craig D. Miller featured on "The Law Entrepreneur" Podcast

Craig D. Miller of Simeone & Miller, LLP, recently appeared on The Law Entrepreneur, a podcast hosted by Neil Tyra, covering a range of topics from personal business philosophies to the ...
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Thomas J. Simeone Interviewed in Huffington Post Article on Insurance Coverage and Terrorist Acts

Washington, D.C.-based personal injury attorney Thomas Simeone of Simeone & Miller was recently quoted in an article for huffingtonpost.com about how insurance companies might handle damages ...
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Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Every state has its own set of rules regarding wrongful death lawsuits. The District of Columbia is no different. While many states do not differ greatly from one another and may even occasionally ...
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Thomas Simeone Offers Information on How Home Insurance May Affect Potential Claims

Personal injury lawyer Thomas Simeone was featured in an article on Reviews.com, warning about the pitfalls of seeking cheap home insurance, which may put you at risk for being underinsured in the ...
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Thomas Simeone Discusses Common Insurance Claims Against Businesses

Thomas Simeone was featured in an article on Insureon.com, discussing some of the common personal injury claims made against businesses, including slip and fall, product liability, and motor vehicle ...
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Attorney Thomas Simeone Was Interviewed About Drowsy Driving and Insurance Implications

A QuoteWizard article featured Simeone & Miller, LLP’s Thomas Simeone, who shared his legal opinions regarding drowsy driving. The article discusses statistics, potential dangers, methods of ...
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Simeone & Miller, LLP Obtains $2 Million Verdict

Recently, Craig Miller, of the Washington D.C.-based injury law firm Simeone & Miller, LLP, helped an injury victim secure a $2 million verdict. The decision comes nine years after the woman was ...
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Medical Error Statistics: Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

A new report published in the BMJ [1] (formerly the British Medical Journal) based on a study by Martin Makary, a professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, shows that ...
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Effectively Handling a Tenant Who Is Behind On Rent

Attorney Thomas Simeone, partner at Simeone & Miller, LLP, was recently featured in an Avvo story detailing the best ways to handle a tenant who is behind on paying rent. The article details whether, ...
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Thomas Simeone Featured In QuoteWizard Article

Do you know what your homeowner’s insurance covers? What kind of damages would be covered under the insurance policy should something go wrong? Attorney Thomas Simeone, partner at Simeone & ...
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Thomas Simeone Featured On Insurance.com

Attorney Thomas Simeone, our managing partner at Simeone & Miller, LLP, LLP, was recently featured in an article on Insurance.com regarding home insurance policies and having pets. The article ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury in a Car Crash: What to Do

Imagine this: you’re driving on the road when suddenly, the unthinkable happens. Another vehicle runs a red light, slamming into your car. Your head jerks and makes contact with the frame of the ...
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Understanding Rental Liability Insurance

Attorney Thomas Simeone was recently featured in an article on QuoteWizard to discuss the importance of obtaining liability insurance as a renter. While this is an important type of coverage for ...
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Thomas Simeone Featured On B2C for Avvo

Attorney Thomas Simeone was recently featured on a Business 2 Community article for the series BrandViews by Avvo. The article discusses things that individuals should do after a personal injury. In ...
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The Benefits and Potential Risk of Making a PIP Claim

To obtain a full recovery from an accident, it is important to determine all of the applicable benefits to which the injured claimant is entitled. One such benefit is commonly called Personal Injury ...
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Thomas Simeone: Negotiating with your Car Insurance Company

Attorney Thomas Simeone was recently featured in How to Negotiate Your Car's Value with an Auto Insurer after an Accident, an article available online via Value Penguin. The article discusses how ...
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Thomas Simeone Weighs in on Liability for Serving an 8-Year-Old Alcohol

In May, an eight-year-old boy with a heart defect was mistakenly served a hard root beer with an alcohol content of 5.9% at a T.G.I. Fridays in Las Vegas. Since then, this story has gone viral on the ...
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Amusement and Theme Park Liability In Light Of the Disney Alligator Tragedy

The recent death of a small child due an alligator attack at a Disney park is a horrible accident. Many people are also asking questions about Disney’s legal liability. This case is a lesson in ...
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Thomas Simeone Weighs in on E&O Insurance

In order to protect themselves from the possibility of future litigation, many types of professionals should consider purchasing Errors & Omission (E&O) insurance, also called Professional ...
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Why We Should Stop Referring to Car Crashes as "Accidents"

Traffic deaths have dramatically increased over the past 50 years as a result of human error. As a society, we have gotten comfortable with referring to car crashes as “accidents,” but ...
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