How Can Courts Protect Jurors After COVID-19?

Written by Amy S. Griggs Trial lawyers around the country are asking when the courts will be equipped to safely resume jury trials and what will those trials look like in a post-pandemic world. Jury trials are the bedrock of our legal system. Without them, there is the potential for cases to linger without resolution for years. When will it be safe for jury trials to resume? What precautions will courthouses take to make the jurors, litigants, and attorneys, and court staff feel safe and comfortable returning for this vital societal function? The National Center for State Courts has been…

Read More

National Board of Trial Advocacy Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATTORNEY SALVATORE J. ZAMBRI ACHIEVES RECERTIFICATION IN CIVIL TRIAL AND CIVIL PRETRIAL LAW WITH THE NATIONAL BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCACY WASHINGTON, DC: The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is pleased to announce that Salvatore J. Zambri of the law firm Regan Zambri Long PLLC has successfully achieved recertification as a civil trial advocate.  The NBTA was formed out of a strong conviction that both the law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization designed specifically to create an objective set of standards illustrating an attorney’s experience and expertise in the practice of trial law….

Read More

Covid-19 Our Concerns Go Out To All Families

Dear RZL Clients: All of us at the firm send our thoughts to you and your families during this COVID-19 outbreak.  In this anxious time, we encourage you to practice social distancing, wash your hands often, and take the other steps set forth by the CDC. The goal here is to stay healthy, protect others, and avoid overwhelming our health-care system. We also encourage you to help those less fortunate in your communities.  Here are some ideas: call your elderly and infirmed neighbors to see if they need help with groceries, make homemade masks for local distribution, or donate to…

Read More

The Importance of Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

When you are injured through the fault or negligence of someone else, the law allows you to be compensated for your damages. A strong personal injury case is comprised of many components, but one of the most important elements is expert witnesses.  Proving a Right to Compensation Your primary duty as the plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit is to prove that you have a right to compensation. This means that you must be able to prove four things: 

What the Fight Over the New Study Exonerating Meat Says About Understanding And Following Medical Guidelines

Vegan and vegetarian diets are increasingly popular for reasons related to health, eco-consciousness, and animal welfare. The desire to lead an eco-friendly and humane lifestyle is certainly admirable, but those opting for meat-free diets strictly based on health may want to reconsider based on emerging evidence. Conflicting information can make it seem impossible to maintain a healthy diet, but we’re here to help. Keep reading for more information. Red Meat May Not Be So Unhealthy After All Experts have long contended that red meat is best avoided, or, at least, used less often. This medical ‘fact’ is now being called…

Read More

What to Do When Someone is Injured in an Accident

Car accidents can happen to anyone at any time. There were 26,459 car accidents in Washington, DC in 2017 alone. Unfortunately, car accidents can result in serious injuries, and even death. Here is what you need to know if you or someone you know is injured in a car accident:  Call 911 Anytime you have an auto accident, you should call 911 to make sure you get the help you need. Even if you have what appears to be a minor accident, you should still contact the police to file a report. 

The Problem With Road Rage and What to Do as a Victim

Even if you have never experienced road rage yourself, you have probably heard horror stories about the accidents, injuries, and deaths that result from road rage.  Here is what you need to know if you are a victim of road rage: More Common Than You Think Road rage is more common than you might think. Everyone has been known to become irritated at slow drivers, but for some people, road rage can lead to aggressive driving and recklessness that can turn deadly. Road rage can take the form of excessive speeding, tailgating, cutting off other vehicles, slamming on the brakes…

Read More

How to Prevent Tire Blowouts and What to Do in Case of an Accident

Tire blowouts can easily result in a car accident, especially when driving at high speeds. The good news is that most tire blowouts are preventable. Here is what you should know: Preventing a Blowout It is every driver’s responsibility to make sure his or her tires are in a safe condition. There are two things you should do regularly to check the safety of your tires.

What to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

If you have a personal injury case, you want an attorney at your side to navigate the legal system, negotiate on your behalf with insurance companies and defendants, and ensure you get the compensation you deserve. With so many lawyers, how do you know who to hire? Here are some things to look for: Experience and Track Record It is critical that you choose a personal injury attorney with trial experience and a proven track record of providing high-caliber legal representation. While many cases settle before trial, settlement is not a guarantee. It is important that your lawyer be willing…

Read More