Blog Posts in 2014

Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the work place can take many forms - sexual, race, age, sexual orientation, ethnic heritage - and is not only a violation of an employee's rights, it is a burden on a company. It ...
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Who Pays for Doctor Bills After an Accident?

After you have suffered personal injuries from an accident, you will quickly accumulate medical bills. Many people do not know if they can use their health insurance or pay the bills themselves to ...
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Neighbors Who Sabotage a Home Sale

Sometimes a neighbor tries to prevent a fellow neighbor from selling their house. They could be acting out of spite, to prevent someone new from moving into their neighborhood, or to be able to ...
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Are Unpaid Internships Still Legal?

Recently, several courts have found unpaid internships to be illegal, as a violation of minimum wage or fair wages laws. The decisions did not hold that every unpaid internship is illegal, but found ...
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What Not to Say to Your Insurance Company After a Car Accident

One of the reason that personal injury attorneys rush to get to accident victims is not only out of competition with other personal injury lawyers, but also to speak to the client before they speak to ...
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How to Compare Homeowner's Insurance Policies

C omparing insurance polices to make sure you select the best one for you requires more than simply comparing the cost. At Simeone & Miller, LLP, LLP, we would be happy to help you review your ...
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Is It Legal to Videotape a Police Officer?

In the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting, questions have arisen as to whether it is legal to videotape a police officer without their consent. The answer to that question varies according to ...
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How Both Drivers and Pedestrians Can Avoid a Car Accident

In today's culture - with fast moving vehicles, distracted drivers, bicycles, Segways, and countless people and distractions on the streets and sidewalks, both car drivers and pedestrians need to ...
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Uninsured Drivers and Car Accidents

The primary reason people drive without insurance is obvous - money. Some drivers intentionally cancel their policy to save money while others fail to pay their bill when it is due and their policy is ...
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Should Motorized Scooters Carry Automobile Insurance?

There is a personal injury case pending in Michigan where the insurance company lawyers representing a driver who struck and seriously injured a man riding a motorized scooter is arguing that the case ...
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Five Tips for Buying Car Insurance That Will Protect You from Personal Injury Claims

As personal injury attorneys in Washington, DC, we are in a great position to know exactly what types and amounts of insurance coverage you should have to protect you in case of a car accident or slip ...
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Should a Parent Be Charged with Murder for Leaving a Child in a Car?

One of the most horrific stories we have all seen lately is children being left in a hot car with the windows up. After feeling sympathy for the child, most people turn their attention to the parent ...
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Do You Need Renter's Insurance?

Renter's insurance is one of the most misunderstood types of insurance coverage. Many renters simply do not know what it offers or, therefore, whether they should buy it. It can be very important ...
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Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case

We advise every client not to make any statements about their case or their injuries to anyone and definitely not to post anything on Facebook, Twitter or any other webpage about their personal injury ...
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How Employers Can Avoid Lawsuits by Former Employees

The best way to for an employer to avoid a claim or lawsuit by a former employee is to obtain a release from the employee upon termination of their employment. This can usually be obtained in return ...
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Thomas J. Simeone interviewed on Ivy League Law Schools

Simeone & Miller, LLP partner Thomas J. Simeone was interviewed regarding the value of an Ivy League legal degree. Mr. Simeone, a personal injury attorney located in Washington, DC, graduated of ...
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