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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

People who need medical care put their trust in doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers. When that trust is violated and a patient is injured because of a medical mistake or incompetence, there may be grounds for a...

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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

For those who can no longer care for themselves as they age, it may be necessary to enter a skilled nursing facility. While many seniors receive quality care in these facilities, the elder care system has well documented...

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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

Individuals who are injured in accidents that were due to the reckless or negligent conduct of others may be able to recover damages for pain and suffering. Let's take a look at the two types of pain and suffering and how victims can obtain compensation.

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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

Thousands of individuals are injured in accidents in the United States every year. When injuries are caused by the negligent, reckless or intentional conduct of others, it is possible to obtain compensation by pursuing a...

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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

There are always certain elements that need to be demonstrated in order to bring a successful malpractice action. For example, the treating doctor must have had a legal obligation to provide this medical care to this particular...

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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

If you or a loved one is injured in an accident you may be entitled to compensation which usually means dealing with an insurance company. Although insurers have an advantage because they have teams of attorneys and...

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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

Many individuals mistakenly believe that they cannot sue city hall, but this is not the case. Under the doctrine of sovereign immunity, town, city, county and state governments were once protected from most lawsuits. Today...

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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

If you were injured in an accident, it may be possible to hold another individual accountable by pursuing a personal injury lawsuit. In some cases, however, more than one person may be responsible for your injuries. In these circumstances...

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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

When an individual is wronged or injured by a federal agency or government employee, that person may have an actionable negligence claim against the government. It is necessary to seek legal counsel to determine whether or not...

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Richard F. Silber, PLLC WASHINGTON DC

If an individual is harmed by a purchased device or product, damages may be recovered under strict product liability. The plaintiff, however, must be able to prove several things in order to prevail in suit against a distributor, manufacturer, or...

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