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    • How Truck Driver Fatigue Causes Accidents

      According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 1 in 25 adult drivers have fallen asleep behind the wheel within the last 30 days, or about 4% of all drivers. Among truck ...

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    • Pursuing Non-Economic Damages in Your Car Crash Claim

      When you’ve been injured in a serious car accident , you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses and other needs. Of course, those are not the only form of damages available to ...

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    • What Should I Do After a Car Accident with a Drunk Driver?

      Anyone who has been involved in a car crash knows how damaging they can be, especially when the accident involves a drunk driver. Drunk driving kills upward of 10,000 people every year, according to ...

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    • Attorney Craig Miller Helps Secure $2.3M Verdict in Shoulder Dystocia Case

      Attorney Craig Miller of Simeone & Miller, LLP and his co-counsel secured an impressive $2,320,335.00 verdict for our birth injury client . A newborn suffered a permanent brachial plexus injury at the ...

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    • Recognizing Delayed Concussion Symptoms

      A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that occurs when a victim suffers a severe jolt or blow to the head. The force of this motion propels the brain into the skull, bruising the soft tissue ...

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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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    • 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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    • I Was a Passenger in a Car Accident. Now What?

      Understanding Passenger Injury Claims If you’re injured in a car accident as a driver, you often have to demonstrate that you were not “at fault” before you can receive compensation for injuries. If ...

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    • Pursuing Non-Economic Damages in Your Car Crash Claim

      When you’ve been injured in a serious car accident , you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses and other needs. Of course, those are not the only form of damages available to ...

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    • How Social Media Can Affect Your Car Accident Claim

      Social media has only been around for a decade or so, but in that relatively short span of time, it has already become integral to our daily lives. People routinely use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram ...

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    • Child Support and Custody – Thomas Simeone Weighs In

      Our Washington, D.C. divorce attorney, Thomas J. Simeone was recently interviewed for an article on divorce , where he had the privilege of utilizing his experience in the areas of child custody and ...

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    • Recognizing Delayed Concussion Symptoms

      A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that occurs when a victim suffers a severe jolt or blow to the head. The force of this motion propels the brain into the skull, bruising the soft tissue ...

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    • How Does the Coronavirus Affect My Case and the Legal System?

      The coronavirus or COVID-19 crisis is bringing unprecedented changes, uncertainty, and anxiety into our lives, including in the legal system. Despite these changes, Simeone & Miller, LLP remains open ...

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    • Can I Sue My Employer for Workplace Injuries?

      Getting injured in a workplace accident can alter the course of your life and require you to take time off work. In the face of severe workplace injuries, you may be wondering if you can file a ...

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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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    • Attorney Simeone in Top 3 Medical Malpractice Lawyers by Three Best Rated

      Thomas J. Simeone: A Continuing Tradition of Success As a leading trial attorney and the managing partner here at Simeone & Miller, LLP, Attorney Thomas J. Simeone has often distinguished himself by ...

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    • Thomas Simeone Awarded Lifetime Achievement from America’s Top 100 Attorneys

      At Simeone & Miller, LLP, we strive to serve as powerful advocates and allies for our clients throughout Washington DC and beyond, using our experience to benefit injury victims in some of the most ...

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    • Managing Partner Thomas Simeone Selected For 9th Consecutive Year to 2020 Super Lawyers List

      As a leading trial lawyer and managing partner at Simeone & Miller, LLP, Attorney Thomas Simeone has often been recognized for his work on behalf of injury victims. Most recently, Mr. Simeone was ...

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    • What You Should Know About the Insurance Company, But Don't

      After being involved in a car accident , one of the steps you must take is to contact the insurance company of the at-fault party. In some cases, you may also have to contact your own insurance ...

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    • Do You Need a Lawyer for Your Homeowner's Claim?

      According to a 2018 J.D. Power survey, more homeowners than ever — a total of 86% — are satisfied with how their insurance providers have handled their property claims. This is great news for you as a ...

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    • Using Homeowners' Insurance Policies to Pay Injury Claim Damages

      Following an accident of any sort, the negligent or liable party may be liable for the damages suffered by other parties. People rarely reach into their own pocketbooks to come up with the needed ...

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    • What Are My Rights if I am injured as a DC Tenant?

      Every area of the country has laws and housing codes to protect tenant’s rights, and ensure that landlords keep their buildings habitable. However, these laws can vary dramatically from state to ...

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    • Who Is Liable for an Assault by an Intruder in a Gated 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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    • 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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    • How to Prove Negligence in Legal Malpractice Cases

      Being the victim of legal malpractice can be particularly stressful. People trust and rely on their attorneys to zealously represent them and act in their best interests. When a lawyer fails to do so ...

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    • NMMAA Designates July as Medical Malpractice Awareness Month

      Boosting Awareness About Medical Malpractice Although the United States spends more on healthcare than almost any other country, our rates of medical error are also higher than most. According to a ...

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    • When Are Doctors Responsible for an Opioid Overdose?

      The opioid epidemic has had a significant impact on people throughout the United States, and many blame doctors for the growing problem. Back in the 1990s, when big pharmaceutical companies began ...

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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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    • 5 Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident

      Motorcycles can be ideal for warm weather rides and they may help commuters avoid congested streets during high-traffic hours. However, motorcyclists face serious dangers each time they take to the ...

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    • 10 Important Road Safety Rules for Pedestrians

      Washington, DC is a world-renowned tourist destination known for its heavy traffic and high-density urban areas. However, being a pedestrian in this bustling cityscape is often a harrowing experience. ...

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    • Landmark Sex Abuse Case Filed Against Boy Scouts of America

      Thanks to a new measure that went into effect on May 3, 2019, Washington, D.C. has significantly modified its statute of limitations for child sex abuse cases. The changes allows adult victims of sex ...

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    • How Truck Driver Fatigue Causes Accidents

      According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 1 in 25 adult drivers have fallen asleep behind the wheel within the last 30 days, or about 4% of all drivers. Among truck ...

      Read More
    • Can I Sue My Employer for Workplace Injuries?

      Getting injured in a workplace accident can alter the course of your life and require you to take time off work. In the face of severe workplace injuries, you may be wondering if you can file a ...

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    • Is Inadequate Security a Reason to File a Lawsuit?

      No one can predict when or where a crime will occur. However, criminals generally seek easy targets, such as locations without security cameras, security guards, gates, street lights, or other safety ...

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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 with ...

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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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    • Child Injuries Caused By 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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    • Sexual Assault: Civil vs. Criminal Cases

      What Are Your Rights After Sexual Assault? Sexual assault is a traumatic experience that can continue to affect a victim’s health and wellbeing years after the incident. It’s also more common than you ...

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    • Landmark Sex Abuse Case Filed Against Boy Scouts of America

      Thanks to a new measure that went into effect on May 3, 2019, Washington, D.C. has significantly modified its statute of limitations for child sex abuse cases. The changes allows adult victims of sex ...

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    • Is Inadequate Security a Reason to File a Lawsuit?

      No one can predict when or where a crime will occur. However, criminals generally seek easy targets, such as locations without security cameras, security guards, gates, street lights, or other safety ...

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    • How to Identify Workplace Discrimination

      We all deserve to work in a place where we’re treated with basic human respect and an appreciation of our status as equals. That’s true under both federal and state laws, which provide legal recourse ...

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    • When Are Doctors Responsible for an Opioid Overdose?

      The opioid epidemic has had a significant impact on people throughout the United States, and many blame doctors for the growing problem. Back in the 1990s, when big pharmaceutical companies began ...

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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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    • How Corded Blinds Endanger Children

      A recent article in The Washington Post about two more children taken prematurely from their families is a reminder of the dangers of corded blinds . The article is a tragic reminder of what can ...

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