Looking for a Sober Ride Home on New Year’s Eve?

New Year’s Eve is notorious for having an increased number of drunk driving accidents. Millions of people drink alcoholic beverages on this holiday, but not everyone finds a sober ride home. If you plan to drink on New Year’s Eve, then it is crucial to plan how you are going to get home ahead of time. Your options for a sober ride home on New Year’s Eve in Washington, D.C. include: SoberRide: The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) operates its SoberRide service on New Year’s Eve. WRAP has partnered with Lyft to provide this service until 4 a.m. on Monday…

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Washington DC Personal Injury Attorney

Assisting Injured Individuals in Washington DC Being injured by someone else’s negligent or reckless actions can easily throw a person’s life into chaos and confusion. We at Regan Zambri Long PLLC know this well, which is why we provide top-notch legal services to individuals who are dealing with this stressful situation. If you need to take legal action after being wrongfully injured, we are the kind of law firm you want on your side. We handle a wide range of cases, such as: Vehicle accidents Catastrophic injury Birth injury Premises liability Wrongful death Police misconduct Call (202) 753-4272 to arrange…

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WATCH Releases its 2017 Dangerous Toys List for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast-approaching. Many parents have already started shopping for gifts. Each year, consumer safety groups like World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) warn parents about toys that may harm their children. WATCH has compiled a list of unsafe toys for the past four decades. This year’s list was recently published online. The list for 2017 includes the following toys: Fidget Spinners: It comes as no surprise that fidget spinners ended up on WATCH’s 2017 list of unsafe toys. According to WATCH, fidget spinners are sold with small parts that can pose a choking hazard to children. Hallmark’s…

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Why We Need Trial Lawyers

I have been blogging a lot about the recent problems facing Toyota.  In response to these problems, the Wall Street Journal has published an opinion piece, titled “Why We Need Trial Lawyers.”  To better understand the work we do as trial attorneys, please click here to view the full WSJ article. There are many who wish to strip Americans of their civil rights in order to reap profits.  Those greedy folks seem to care little about those that are victims of carelessness and corruption.  I am proud to represent Americans every day, helping them to obtain justice following tragedy and…

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Do You Handle Police Brutality Cases?

In some cases, law enforcement officers can cause serious and even deadly injuries by using excessive force. If the police injure you, then you may be able to file a civil claim to recover compensation for your medical bills and other damages. In this video, attorney Victor Long explains how we handle police brutality claims and gives an example of a past case. Many times, they’re very valid protests that occur. Well-meaning people have issues with things that are going on. The example that comes to my mind is that, several years ago, there was a Ku Klux Klan march…

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Can an Injured Employee Receive Benefits in Addition to Workers Comp?

After a construction accident, injured workers may be entitled to a recovery through a workers compensation claim. However, these benefits are limited. In some cases, you may be able to collect benefits in addition to workers comp through a third party claim. In this video, attorney Victor Long explains when you may be able to file a lawsuit against parties other than your employer. Quite often there are other remedies that are available on a construction site. Your average construction site, particularly a major construction site, has many different subcontractors, along with a general contractor. Based on the law in…

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How Can We Stop Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is a major cause of deadly car accidents in Washington DC and nationwide. However, ending the problem presents certain challenges, including the fact that so many different distractions can cause a serious car crash. Nevertheless, in this video, attorney Salvatore Zambri explains the two methods which may help stop distracted driving: education and empowerment. Video Transcription When I give these distracted driving presentations, I like to do many things, but two principle things. One is to educate them. I want them to know how dangerous this is. I want them to realize the science behind it. How far…

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Can Drivers Beat the Odds of Distracted Driving?

Crashes caused by distraction can be devastating, as drivers often do not have time to brake before a collision. However, many motorists still believe they can beat the odds of distracted driving. As a result, people still text and drive or allow other distractions to pull their attention from the road. In this video, attorney Salvatore Zambri illustrates the very real dangers of driver distractions by sharing an example of a previous car accident case he represented. Video Transcription When people text and drive, and engage in any other habitual pattern of distracted driving, it’s not a question of if,…

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Do Medical Malpractice Cases Put Doctors Out of Business?

Many people who experience medical injuries have concerns that filing medical malpractice cases puts doctors out of business. If you like your doctor, then you may hesitate to file a lawsuit out of concern. However, as attorney Patrick Regan explains in this video, doctors have medical malpractice insurance to protect them in case they make a mistake. This insurance can compensate you for a medical injury due to a mistake, even though making a medical error does not necessarily mean that your physician is a bad doctor. Video Transcription Another myth is that medical malpractice cases drive doctors out of…

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Is There Help for Parents with a Birth Injury Case?

In this video, attorney Jacqueline Colclough explains why parents who need representation for a birth injury case are uniquely vulnerable. While a birth injury usually does not physically affect a parent, mothers and fathers feel the pain keenly. Medical negligence during pregnancy and/or delivery is a betrayal of a parent’s trust. As a registered nurse who worked in obstetrics, and as a mother herself, Jacqueline Colclough offers help for parents with a birth injury case in Washington DC, Maryland or Virginia. Video Transcription I think by nature when women are pregnant, and they’re starting their families and they’re having children,…

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