Blog Posts in 2015

The Effect of Uber on Accidents

Uber is a popular ride sharing service that provides automobile transport to its customers in the suburbs and in Washington, D.C. If you are in an automobile collision with an Uber driver, the claims ...
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Using Expert Witnesses to Help Your Case

Selecting the proper expert witness is essential to increasing your chances of winning your case. At Simeone & Miller, LLP, we have worked with a wide variety of expert witnesses to help our clients ...
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Can I Sue My Doctor If I Was Misdiagnosed?

Proving Medical Malpractice Based on Diagnostic Errors Each year, a staggering number of medical malpractice lawsuits stem from misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis. In fact, recent statistics show that ...
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Good Client Relationships are Not Just a Courtesy to the Client - They're Important to the Case!

Something that Simeone & Miller, LLP takes tremendous pride in is our ability to establish and maintain excellent client relationships. We do not take our client relationships for granted. From the ...
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Craig D. Miller Included in 2016 Super Lawyers® List

We are pleased to announce that for the fifth year in a row, Attorney Craig D. Miller of Simeone & Miller, LLP has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® Magazine for 2016! Craig was chosen ...
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Thomas J. Simeone Named in 2016 Super Lawyers® List

Join us in congratulating Attorney Thomas J. Simeone of Washington, D.C. personal injury firm Simeone & Miller, LLP on being selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Super Lawyers®! This is ...
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Deep Frying Your Turkey This Year? Watch Out!

Turkey deep fryers have surged in popularity in recent years, and many home cooks will be using them to create the perfect Thanksgiving bird. Even when used correctly, however, turkey deep fryers can ...
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What to Expect From Mediation

Mediation-- it’s either a productive exercise or a deflating waste of time for you and your client. Many personal injury cases are resolved at mediation but only if your plaintiff’s lawyer ...
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What You Should Know About Dog Bite Liability

At Simeone & Miller, LLP, we have extensive experience representing victims of dog bites and other injuries that have been caused by dogs. While many people love dogs, it is an unfortunate reality ...
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The Dangers of a Potential Age-Requirement Change Amongst Interstate Commercial Truck Drivers

According to research, as of 2017, America will be faced with over 250,000 unfilled truck driver positions. The potential shortage has left many trucking and transportation companies fearing they will ...
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"Day in the Life" Videos Show Profound Effects of Catastrophic Injuries on Clients' Daily Lives

At Simeone & Miller, LLP, we often represent clients in heartbreaking situations after they have been involved in a serious accident. As part of our passion for helping protect the rights of injury ...
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Stay Safe When Riding Your Bike in the City

With nicer weather just around the corner, you may be tempted to enjoy a morning bike ride or use your bicycle as a primary source of transportation. If this is the case, it is important to consider ...
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Why You Should Move Your Driver's Seat Away from the Steering Wheel

The position of your driver’s seat and steering wheel can play an important role in how safe you may or may not be in the event of a collision. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety ...
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Eating While Driving is Distracted Driving

When you’re running late to work and don’t have time to consume a full breakfast, you may find yourself reaching for your travel mug and a quick bite to eat during your morning commute. ...
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Why Applying Makeup While Driving is More Dangerous than You May Think

There are many instances where multi-tasking is a great idea, but it is never a good idea while driving. Are you guilty of using your rearview mirror as a vanity for applying makeup? You may be ...
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NHTSA Will Not Investigate Toyota and Lexus Unintended Acceleration Cases

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced that they will not be launching a formal investigation into claims of unintended acceleration in Lexus and Toyota vehicles. This ...
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Thomas J. Simeone Presents Check on Behalf of The Counsellors

On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, Thomas J. Simeone, an attorney at Simeone & Miller, LLP in Washington, DC, presented a check to Michael Francis, Community Court Coordinator, and Cleonia Terry, Mental ...
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Unapproved Eardrops Under FDA Scrutiny After Infant Death

The FDA ordered drug companies to stop making and marketing unapproved eardrops after an infant suffered a fatal reaction to eardrops including an unapproved ingredient. “These products ...
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Thomas Simeone Commended for 20 Years of Teaching at George Washington University Law School

George Washington University Law School recently commended Thomas J. Simeone, a managing partner at Simeone & Miller, LLP, for serving the school as an adjunct professor for 20 years. As a teacher, ...
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Questions Regarding the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Amtrak Derailment

A number of questions have come up regarding the Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment; here are some answers. 1. Should passengers who were injured in the Pennsylvania Amtrak derailment speak with Amtrak? ...
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What You Should Know About Signing a Release Settlement

Imagine this scenario: You sustained a serious injury in a car accident, but the collision wasn’t your fault. In fact, another driver is completely responsible for the incident and you have ...
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Five Reasons to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

When a patient suffers an injury or illness caused by careless or negligent medical treatment, he / she has the right to seek financial compensation. The term “ medical malpractice ” ...
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Thomas Simeone Sheds Light on Gap Insurance

On average, the value of a vehicle depreciates between 15 and 25 percent every year. New cars lose as much as 11 percent of their value the moment they leave the car lot. If you get in an accident, ...
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How Does "Strict Liability" Affect Your Product Liability Case?

A manufacturer is subject to “strict liability” when it is responsible for all damages / injuries connected to a product, even if the manufacturer wasn’t necessarily negligent. ...
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