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June 9, 2021

Are Infotainment Systems Dangerously Distracting?

The primary purpose of an infotainment system is to act as a hub for the driver to access as much information as possible in one place, reducing driver distraction. With the ...

May 26, 2021

Having a Black Car May Make Accidents More Likely

No one wants to get in a car accident, but if you think driving safely is enough to fend off collisions, think again. Almost every collision has multiple contributing factors. ...

May 18, 2021

Summer Holidays Have the Highest Risk for Car Accidents

With summer inching closer every day, Ashcraft & Gerel reminds all motorists to drive carefully. Late spring and summer holidays have the highest risks for car accidents, ...

April 30, 2021

Ashcraft & Gerel Lawyers to Speak at HarrisMartin’s Paraquat Litigation Webinar

We at Ashcraft & Gerel are proud to announce that Attorneys Michelle A. Parfitt and Patrick Lyons will be speaking at HarrisMartin’s Webinar Series: Paraquat ...

April 27, 2021

Ashcraft & Gerel Attorneys Selected to 2021 Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars

The time of the year for Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars selections has finally arrived, and Ashcraft & Gerel is proud to announce that three of our Washington, D.C. legal ...

April 15, 2021

Who Is Liable for Sexual Abuse That Happens Online?

With everything from work to school to holiday gatherings moving online in the past year, there has been an upswing in internet-mediated sexual harassment and abuse. Though ...

April 6, 2021

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: The Risks of Distracted Driving

Per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), taking your eyes off the road for just 5 seconds — how long it takes to send the average text message — at 55 ...

March 16, 2021

Nursing Homes Are Exploiting U.S. Rating System, The New York Times Reports

According to recent reporting from The New York Times, nursing homes throughout the United States have been found guilty of regularly exploiting the star rating system run by ...

March 8, 2021

New York Family Faces Rocky Path to Justice in Wake of Gov. Cuomo’s Nursing Home Shield

More than 500,000 people in the United States have died due to COVID-19 — a death count that, according to NPR, exceeds that of any other country. New York, a state hit hard ...

February 25, 2021

Ashcraft & Gerel Takes the Lead in Consumer Protection

Our Team Is Working Hard on Cases Involving ParaGard IUDs and Weed Killer Paraquat Ashcraft & Gerel is known for taking complex, high-profile cases in the name of consumer ...