Tag Archives: Virginia Super Lawyer

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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Why waive reading and signing a deposition transcript?

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In this day and age where the court reporters tape record (and may even videotape) a deposition, it seems that their transcripts will be extremely accurate.  Furthermore, Court Reporters ask for spellings and corrections during the proceedings if they are unsure what they heard, wrote down or repeated into their recording devices.  So, while the

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What is (and what is NOT) “REASONABLE” Marketing Effort by an Injured Worker in Virginia ?

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Herndon Injury Lawyer Doug Landau reminds clients, prospective clients and other attorneys weekly, that in Virginia, an injured employee has a duty to “market” his or her residual work capacity. The law only says that such “marketing efforts” must be “reasonable.” And that is where things get tricky for the unwary…The Full Commission recently ruled

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Now you see it – now you don’t ! Spoliation of evidence

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Airports, stores, gas stations, parking lots and other places where people get hurt have tape recordings of what happens on their “turf.” These tapes (or CDs, DVDs, etc.) often provide strong evidence of what really happened when someone gets hurt or attacked. Virginia “Super Lawyer” Doug Landau secured the actual Airport DVD showing the Defendant

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