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Insurance companies’ frivolous lawsuit defenses harm the courts and injured victims

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With all the advertising the insurance companies do complaining about “Lawsuit Abuse” and “Frivolous Lawsuits,” it is shocking to see how often insurance defense lawyers use frivolous defenses to waste the time and resources of the injured victims, the courts and the taxpayers who end up paying for these corporations strategy of “deny, delay and

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Dog Attacks – “One Free Bite”?

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Dog bites accounted for more than a third of all homeowner or renter policy liability claims last year, with an average claim of $24,840. Herndon dog attack lawyer Doug Landau has met with victims of dog attacks who could not be reimbursed for the harms caused by dangerous dogs because the defendants’ homeowners insurance company

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Telling the Workers Comp Insurance Company to “Pound Sand”

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Ever wanted to tell a Worker’s Compensation carrier to “pound sand?”  Well here is your chance! When an injured worker wins or settles a negligence lawsuit, Worker’s Compensation carriers often try to pull a fast one and assert a lien for certain administrative costs, medical examinations requested by the employer, job search activities, vocational placement,

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Escalator gaps still causing children’s injuries; Norman Landau’s Otis Elevator case revisited Jury in Personal Injury Lawsuit Orders Otis Elevator to Pay $2.85 Million for Child’s Escalator Accident

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A $2,850,000 verdict against the Otis Elevator Company reminds us at the Loudoun Fairfax ABRAMS LANDAU law firm of Norman Landau’s extraordinary case against this same defendant.  Landau’s case, on behalf of a child whose foot was crushed because of an excessive gap in the escalator’s steps, resulted in a record verdict in New York

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