Facebook Posts Used Against Injured Car Crash Victim in Court

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Do insurance company lawyers look on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. to find incriminating evidence to use against injured victims? You bet they do. While visiting lawyers in Georgia, attorney Doug Landau of Abrams Landau, Ltd. came across an article about a recent case where the plaintiff’s Facebook posts were introduced

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“Permanent Total Disability” in Workers Compensation Does NOT Require the Loss of Both Legs, But the “Inability to Use Both Legs for Work”

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Generally, in order to get wage loss benefits BEYOND the 500 week limit, a worker injured in the Commonwealth has to have lost 2 arms, 2 legs, 2 hands, 2 eyes, 2 feet, etc., in the same workplace accident. In a recent appeal to the Virginia Court of Appeals, an employer’s argument that the Virginia

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President’s Ill Advised Executive Order Eliminates Requirements to Be a Federal Social Security Judge

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Judges should be selected from the best, brightest and experienced lawyers. Having someone sitting in judgment in a Federal court who has never actually tried the kinds of cases he or she is deciding is a recipe for disaster. However, President Trump’s executive order upends the system put in place to ensure that Federal Administrative

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