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Tea Kettle Recall

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As many Abrams Landau clients know, Herndon trial lawyer Doug Landau is not a coffee drinker.  Since his grandfather Landau came from the United Kingdom, Doug’s tastes lean British — hot or iced, tea is his beverage of choice.  Visitors to the Law Shop will often hear a pot on the boil, a habit he

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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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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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Abrams Landau Conducts Mock Trial

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What is the best way to prepare for something important?  PRACTICE! That is why Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau, along with some of the staff from his firm, Abrams Landau, Ltd., was in the Herndon Courthouse on a recent Friday. The firm conducted a mock trial (a practice run!) in order to prepare for a

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