The Importance of Keeping Your Case Off Social Media

It is important to keep your case private, in many cases even after it has concluded. Any lawyer you work with will tell you to discuss your case as little as possible, but some people don’t think twice about talking to their friends and family. If you only have a few select “friends” or contacts on social media, you might think you are safe to post whatever you want about your case. Unfortunately, nothing posted on the internet is truly private. If you comment on someone else’s timeline post, your comment is, at the minimum, visible to your friends, the…

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Why You Should Always Be Evaluated for a Head Injury After a Car Accident

Many people assume that if they don’t have any immediate bruising, bleeding, or pain, they aren’t injured. But unfortunately, many very serious car accident injuries often have no signs or symptoms for hours or even days after the injury. You should always be evaluated for injuries after a car accident, and evaluation for a possible head injury should be part of that. When police and emergency medical personnel arrive on the scene of your car accident, they will ask if you want to be evaluated. You should always say yes. You need to be evaluated at minimum for neck and…

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What You Didn’t Know About Why You Need an Attorney in Personal Injury Cases

Have you suffered a severe injury because of the negligence of someone else? If so, you have every right to compensation for your injuries. While not every personal injury incident requires an attorney, you should have an attorney if: You are seriously injured; You require a long and/or expensive recovery; You miss time from work or require a permanent career change; or You are disabled, either temporarily or permanently.

Dangers of Nursing Facilities During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Nursing facilities and long-term nursing homes are often rife with misconduct and negligence. During the pandemic, the shortcomings of these facilities have become even more apparent. The most vulnerable of our population–the sick and elderly–are among the most likely to contract COVID-19. They are also the most likely to die from it.  Nursing homes and rehabilitation centers have a legal obligation to keep their residents safe. Not even a global pandemic can relax this obligation, and these facilities must take every possible measure to avoid spreading the virus amongst patients. 

When Personal Injury Leads to Permanent Disability

When someone else’s negligence or intentionally harmful act causes you partial or total permanent disability, the effects can be devastating. Injuries this severe can cost you your career, your hobbies, and your quality of life. Because injuries resulting in disability can be so debilitating, it is important that you contact a lawyer to assist you in evaluating your case.  A successful personal injury case will compensate you for your medical treatment, lost wages, and other quantifiable financial losses. If you have been partially or totally disabled, you likely have many losses and expenses, such as: 

Car Insurance Requirements in the DC Metro Area

If you have spent time in the District of Columbia, it doesn’t take you long to learn that most of the people who work in the city don’t actually live there. Commuters travel freely between DC, Virginia, and Maryland, all of which have different car insurance requirements. When you have a car accident in DC, you may be dealing with any one of these laws. District of Columbia Insurance Requirements If you have a car accident in DC, the insurance coverage that you have will pay for your damages, and the other driver’s coverage will pay his damages. This is…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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