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Why do Lawyers Sue for So Much Money?

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Some lawyers sue for millions of dollars — even in small claims — just to get free publicity or make it sound like they have big cases. Under Virginia law, it may actually be better to put a slightly larger number on the lawsuit papers at the beginning of the case. Herndon Virginia injury lawyer Doug

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Law Day USA — An Annual Abrams Landau Tradition

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Even before he started trying cases in 1984, Doug Landau was an active participant in the annual Law Day USA Proceedings. In the 1980s, then law student Landau gave an annual Law Day USA address for the American Bar Association (ABA) program in downtown Miami, Florida. When lawyer Landau returned to Northern Virginia, he continued

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Can an Author Who Lies Be Held Responsible?

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Remember the September 2005 Oprah Book Club selection, A Million Little Pieces?  Who could forget the controversy surrounding this wildly popular memoir about the life of author James Frey?  After the book became a sensation, it was revealed that Frey had exaggerated some truths when writing this supposed factual memoir. A couple of years later,

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Virginia Laws on Texting While Driving

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We have posted before on this site about the dangers of texting while driving, and we have also discussed recent efforts of Virginia lawmakers to stiffen the penalties for texting drivers. We are compelled to post again, however, since learning of the case of a family right here in Herndon who lost their son to

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