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) 463-3030 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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Are Swimming Pools Dangerous?

Swimming pools can be hazardous, especially to children who may not know their own limitations or how to avoid dangers like pool drains. However, a pool can be doubly dangerous because it is also likely to catch a child’s attention, making it an attractive nuisance. In this video, attorney Paul Cornoni answers the question: are swimming pools dangerous? He explains possible safety risks and what a pool owner must legally do to prevent fatal swimming pool accidents. Attractive nuisance is something just what you would maybe think it sounds like. Is that if it’s attractive for a kid, but they…

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Can a Surgical Consent Form Affect a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Before undergoing a surgical procedure, patients generally sign a consent form acknowledging certain normal injury risks. However, a surgical consent form does not absolve the doctors of the hospital of liability if medical negligence causes harm. In this video, registered nurse and attorney Jaqueline Colclough explains what constitutes negligence and why you can still file a medical malpractice claim in spite of a consent form. Clients come to us who have had an injury that they believe occurred during surgery. And they come to us and they ask questions about consent forms. Consent forms are routinely signed by patients and…

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Do I Need a Lawyer for a Workers Comp Claim?

Workers compensation benefits can help you recover the cost of your medical bills and a portion of your lost wages after a work injury. However, the workers comp system limits the amount and type of compensation you may receive. In this video, attorney Victor Long explains why consulting with a personal injury lawyer after an on-the-job injury can help you maximize your recovery, even if you are already receiving workers compensation payments. Well, we practice many types of law. One of the areas that I’ve been particularly interested in is construction law. A lot of working people are familiar with…

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How Do Personal Injury Cases Improve Lives?

After a severe accident causes catastrophic injuries, many victims and their families are unaware of the services and assistance that is available to help. This includes medical care as well as home renovations and life care planning. In this video, attorney Victor Long discusses the many ways a personal injury lawyer can help families, beyond filing a claim for compensation. For example, our law firm works with industry experts to determine the full scope of your injuries and all possible means of enabling you to live a full life. So many of the severely injured people that we work with…

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