Category Archives: Negligence Cases

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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“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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Eliminating Class-Action Lawsuits, Limiting Rightful Compensation, and More: Congress Pushes Anti-Civil Justice Bills

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When Lawyer Doug Landau teaches civics and the Constitution at various local middle schools, he emphasizes the protections afforded to each of us under the law. He notes, “The civil jury is one of our greatest equalizers. It makes equal rich and poor.” However, in less than two months, anti-civil justice bills have been coming

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