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What Is a Surgical Never Event?

When a person undergoes surgery, they usually assume that the procedure will improve the quality of their life. However, because of human error, many things can go wrong during a surgery. Preventable ...
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Can I Recover Compensation for Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss doesn’t just happen to the elderly. In the workplace, it can occur due to an accident or being exposed to extremely loud noises, such as those in construction areas. On the road, ...
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Delayed Symptoms and Signs of Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury can cause serious and debilitating injuries, but many times the symptoms are subtle enough to go undiagnosed and untreated. An untreated brain injury can result in personality ...
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Who Is Responsible for My Injuries in a Multi-Vehicle Accident?

Multi-vehicle pileups can be extremely scary, and they often result in serious injuries. It can be difficult to determine who is at fault for a multi-vehicle accident, and police reports must take ...
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Who Is Responsible for an Assault by an Intruder in a Gated Housing Complex?

Gated communities offer an increased level of safety and security from criminal activities. However, if a tenant is assaulted by an intruder, who may be held liable? Legislation has increasingly held ...
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Increase in Summer Car Accidents Due to Increase in Teenage Drivers

With teens out of school for the summer, the roads receive an increase in teen drivers, which also leads to an increase in motor vehicle accidents. This period of time is often referred to as the ...
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Are Car Crashed Rates Rising Due to Marijuana Legalization?

According to the Highway Loss Data Institute, car crash claims are on the rise in three states where recreational marijuana use is legal. Colorado, Washington, and Oregon rose by 16%, 6.2%, and 4.5% ...
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Can You Sue a Sunscreen Company for Your Sunburn?

We all know the dangers of the sun and how essential it is to protect ourselves from unsafe rays and potential sunburns. Most people’s first choice when it comes to sun protection is a sunscreen ...
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Deadliest Days on the Road During Summer

School is out, and we find ourselves beginning the 100 deadliest days of driving this summer. With teen drivers out of school and on the road, the odds of an accident increase, according to AAA. Young ...
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Attorney Simeone & Attorney Miller Elected to Super Lawyers Lists

Simeone & Miller, LLP is proud to announce our co-founding attorneys, Craig D. Miller and Thomas J. Simeone, have both been selected as 2017 Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers honor is a prestigious ...
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Brain Injuries Caused in Pool Accidents

Swimming is a favored pastime when the weather warms up. Families can participate in a fun activity together and it serves as an excellent form of exercise. As is the case with most activities, ...
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Common Causes of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are some of the most common injuries in the United States. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 1.5 million individuals in the ...
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Nationwide Recall for EpiPen

If you own and use the life-saving allergy shot, EpiPen, it is imperative to check the lot number on the side of the box. Mylan, the manufacturer of EpiPens and EpiPen Jr. Auto-Injector, is calling ...
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What Should I Do if My Child Was Hurt Due to Defective Playground Equipment?

Every year, according to the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), over 200,000 children sustain injuries in playground accidents. The U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC) ...
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What Should I Do After a Hit and Run Accident?

Hit and run accidents have steadily increased throughout the years across the United States, rising by 37% since 2014, according to data compiled by Transportation Alternatives, a non-profit ...
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Attorney Thomas Simeone Featured in Recent U.S. News & World Report Article

Thomas Simeone, trial attorney and managing partner at Simeone & Miller, LLP was recently quoted in an article featured on U.S. News & World regarding contract disputes. If one cannot get out ...
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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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