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Social Security’s New Numbers for 2012 Herndon Virginia Lawyer’s Disability Law Updates

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The Social Security Administration has released the new numbers for 2012. The Federal Government’s disability program has increased the amounts necessary for work determinations, the payments for Supplemental Income and the maximum taxable earnings. Earnings of less than $12,120 per year may not be viewed as “substantial” such that a wage earner would be deemed

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Instant Replay IN the Courts ?

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“Allow Instant Replay in Jury Trials ?”  was the provocative title of an article in the Sept/Oct issue of The Florida Bar Journal.  As an “out of state”member of the Florida Bar, Virginia Florida bar member Doug Landau routinely reviews the publications of the legal community of the “Sunshine State.”  In this well-written article, the

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Running into an old friend in Richmond

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After conducting the videotape deposition of a reviewing physician at Henrico Doctors Hospital, traveling trial lawyer Doug Landau ran into an old friend in Richmond.  Ashby Allen is one of the name partners at the Allen law firm and a long time Landau family friend.  Ashby’s father and Doug’s father Norman Landau knew each other

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When settling an on the job personal injury case, Workers Comp Lawyer Doug Landau advises, “don’t pay for stuff you don’t have to !”

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Recently, an experienced personal injury lawyer sent me the following, “We are settling a third-party tort claim in which there is a workers’ comp lien.  I know that my client is responsible for paying back Temporary Total Disability (“TTD”) benefits, medical treatment, prescriptions and transportation costs.  But is my client responsible for paying back the

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Owners of Dogs that Bite Innocent Victims are “Charged With Knowledge of Propensities of the Breed”

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Virginia dog bite and animal attack lawyer Doug Landau has helped victims recover compensation for their injuries. However, unlike New Jersey’s “Strict Liability” law for dog bites, Virginia law usually requires “prior notice” that a dog is “dangerous” or likely to bite or attack. At ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd., we have used evidence of “prior similar

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