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Employer Fraud in the Context of Workers’ Compensation

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A recent story out of Miami, Florida highlights the need for closer monitoring of businesses for financial impropriety, including workers’ compensation fraud. In this case, the owners of two local businesses — a supermarket and a tax preparation company — were arrested for such crimes as money laundering, organized scheme to defraud (first-degree felonies), multiple

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Voice-Activated Texting No Safer than Typing

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Distracted driving is dangerous.  There is no question about it.   We can point to countless examples of terrible consequences of distracted driving, and in fact we have discussed that topic on numerous occasions on this site.  And we have cited statistics about the prevalence of distracted drivers on our roadways. Texting while driving seems to

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Doug Landau honored as 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury Law by Martindale-Hubbell

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Congratulations to Herndon lawyer Doug Landau, founder and principal of the firm Abrams Landau, Ltd., for receiving Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent® peer review rating*, the highest rating possible. Being selected as a ‘2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury Law’ is quite an honor for Doug because of the way Martindale-Hubbell calculates its ratings.  An attorney’s ranking is

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Trouble for Consumers Pursuing Class Action Suits

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In an earlier post we discussed the impact that a United States Supreme Court decision in the case AT&T Mobility, L.L.C. v. Concepcion, L.L.C. could have on the future of consumer class action suits.  In the Concepcion case, the Supreme Court held that AT&T’s arbitration agreement disallowing class actions was enforceable. In other words, just

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Texting Driver Hits Police Officer

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We all know that texting while driving is extremely dangerous, and — if we may be so bold as to state —  just plain stupid. A Herndon man took dangerous driving and unsafe decision-making to new heights one day in July when his texting caused him to swerve off the road and right into a

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