Category Archives: Auto Accidents

Is EXPERT Testimony Always Admissible?

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Just because a witness is an expert, does not mean that their testimony is admissible in a car crash case. Testimony, like evidence, must be “relevant” to the trial, or a trial judge can keep it out. There are limits to what a jury may hear in an accident and injury case. “My father, Norman

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Where Unsafe Driver “Accidentally Loses” Evidence, Virginia Supreme Court Rules “No Foul”

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In many cases, the unsafe driver, their corporate employer or their lawyers have custody of critical evidence in an injury case. Many otherwise strong personal injury cases have been lost because the innocent victims did not take steps to preserve critical evidence that would prove the negligence of the other truck driver.  Herndon attorney Doug

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Distracted Driving: Dangers of Snapchat

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Statistics show that distracted driving incidents have increased significantly in recent years. For instance, between the years 2014 and 2015, fatalities resulting from distracted driving increased by 8.8 percent. Does Snapchat, a seemingly harmless, popular app among teens, play a role in encouraging distracted driving? In 2016, a reckless driver accelerating to a speed of 115 mph lost

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“Personal Black Box” Presentation a hit at National Trial Lawyers Convention

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Lawyers, paralegals and other professionals from all over the United States (and the world!) got up early to hear Doug Landau’s presentation “Proving Your Unwitnessed Case with Invisible Electronic Witnesses” at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. “You CAN prove your UNwitnessed bike crash case using Garmin, FitBit, Apple Watch and other ‘personal GPS’

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