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Paul Samakow

Paul Samakow
Attorney Paul Samakow brings his legal expertise and analysis from the trenches of the courtroom to Communities Digital News. A native Washingtonian, Samakow has been a Plaintiff’s trial lawyer since 1980 practicing in the DC metro area. Paul can be reached at any time by calling 1-866-SAMAKOW (1-866-726-2569), via email @ [email protected], or through his website @ http://www.samakowlaw.com/. He is also available to speak to your group on numerous legal topics.

Morning Cup of Joe? Lawsuits happen when it’s just too hot

The term “frivolous lawsuit” was an ingenious one and was used to cast doubt on the claims of virtually every case, including those who were truly injured.

Law School for You: Guns, alcohol, dogs and iPhones

Most laws make sense. But will there ever be enough gun violence that, despite very well funded gun lobbyist efforts, legislators will hold gun manufacturers responsible for the harm that guns do?

Law School 101 for victims of domestic abuse

Domestic violence accounts for 15 percent of all violent crime in the U.S. Here are ways the law can help address this terrible situation.

Very Advanced Employment Law: Another ‘Law School for You’

Does a black employer who learns one of his employees is a member of the Ku Klux Klan have to continue that person’s employment? It is 100% legal for employers to terminate employees based on speech.

Homeowners Insurance: Law and lessons (Part 2)

HO-2, HO-3, “named perils” and “open perils” defined, plus inclusions, exclusions, claims adjustors and reading the fine print.

Homeowners Insurance: Laws and lessons (Part 1)

You are likely paying way too much for dwelling coverage, probably because your mortgage company wanted you to have coverage for at least the same amount as your home loan.

Know the child work laws before you employ teens, pre-teens

So the little one wants to work? Or, you want him or her to do so. Be sure you know the laws covering this matter.

Liability laws covering summer activities

Know that liability waivers you sign are legally ineffective for the most part if the camp or facility was negligent

Bullying and the Law: Do we need to do more?

Just because a law has been passed does not mean it magically transforms behavior. 160,000 students stay home from school each day due to bullying.

The law on Assisted Suicide; Another Law School For You

“Death with Dignity” laws exist only in Washington, D.C. and five states ... Yet, currently, twenty-nine states are considering them.

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