Washington Post

The Washington Post (WP) is an American daily newspaper. It is the most widely circulated newspaper published in Washington, D.C., and was founded in 1877, making it the area's oldest extant newspaper.Located in the capital city of the United States, the newspaper has a particular emphasis on national politics. Daily editions are printed for the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. The newspaper is published as a broadsheet, with photographs printed both in color and in black and white. In 2008, Marcus Brauchli replaced long-time executive editor Leonard Downie, Jr., serving publisher Katharine Weymouth.
Posts about Washington Post
  • Uncovering the Truth: Advocating for victim of Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at UWMC

    … are unnecessarily and avoidably getting sick and dying from preventable infections,” CDC Director Tom Frieden told the Washington Post. “And the cases carry a high price tag: The annual cost of treating Legionnaires’ disease, based on hospital claims, is about $434 million.” Victoria’s legal actions provide a pathway to uncover whether a medical device…

    Luvera Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • Contractor Seeks to “Assassinate” Gov’t Official – FCA Post

    … Contractor Seeks to “Assassinate” Gov’t Official – FCA Post October 22, 2016 by Brian Mahany A client just shared with me a Washington Post article from last year. Although a bit dated, it’s a great article with many lessons for today. It shows just how nasty and greedy some companies can become. If you think whistleblower retaliation is bad…

    Due Diligence- 10 readers -
  • Arbitration in Action – How it Can Affect Employees

    … World Example of Arbitration Needless to say, I am not a fan of arbitration. In a real world example, arbitration has taken center stage in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by reporter Gretchen Carlson against Roger Ailes of Fox News. This Washington Post article is a primer for everything you ever wanted to know about arbitration and it explores…

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 23 readers -
  • The E-cigarette Movement – A Safe Alternative?

    …, who are inhaling a nicotine-laced, liquid that contains a product used in antifreeze? It’s too soon for long-term results to determine all the hazards and risks, but below is a list of health and safety-related takeaways for the past eight years: 2008: The World Health Organization call for the removal of claims that e-cigs are “safe and effective…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 16 readers -
  • Volkswagen Emissions Fraud Lawsuits

    … the anticipated cost of the scandal. Read the EPA’ statement on the Clean Air Act Violations. Related News: Washington Post – (Sept. 26, 2015) What we know: the Volkswagon emissions test fraud scandal NBC29.com (Sept. 25, 2015) – Charlottesville Woman Files Lawsuit Against Volkswagon New York Times (Sept. 22, 2015) – Volkswagen Debacle on Financial…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 16 readers -
  • Unfriendly Skies – Recreational Drone Usage Creating Problems

    … that ends up crashing on the South Lawn of the White House. Some believe that drone manufacturers are obligated to provide safety information and education to buyers. But as Brian Wynne, the president of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International notes, there is only so much the industry can do to prevent reckless behavior. A few…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 11 readers -
  • Study: Distracted Teens Behind the Wheel Cause 58% of Teen Crashes

    … The number one reason teens get distracted and have automobile accidents is interacting with a passenger. Interacting with a passenger is a form of distracted driving. Texting while driving (or using a phone) is not the only type of distracted driving. A study just released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found, “Distracted driving…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 11 readers -
  • Drug-Resistant Superbug from Endoscopic Procedure On the Rise

    … patients at Cedars-Sinai, from August 2014 to February 2015, and of two suspect scopes tied to 179 potential exposures dating back to October at UCLA. John Allen, president of the American Gastroenterological Association and a professor at Yale School of Medicine, told the Washington Post that the medical community knew about this problem as early…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 9 readers -
  • The Downside of Rent-To-Own Contracts

    … at the time, it usually ends up costing more in the long run. Rent to Own Costs You More Even though traditional retail installment contracts can have excessively high finance charges, they rarely compare to the markup of rent-to-own contracts. In a recent Washington Post article, an example is given where a $1,500.00 sofa ends up costing $4,150.00…

    Joshua Lawhorn/ Bond and Botes- 40 readers -
  • Civil Rights Violations in Ferguson and Austin

    …; AUSTIN POLICE OFFICER ROBERT SNIDER; AUSTIN POLICE OFFICER JUSTIN BERRY; SERGEANT ADAM JOHNSON; AND JOHN DOES A–Z WHO ARE UNKNOWN TO THE PLAINTIFF AT THIS TIME BUT ARE IN THE CHAIN OF COMMAND FOR THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT The post Civil Rights Violations in Ferguson and Austin appeared first on Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer. …

    Bill Mange/ Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer- 32 readers -
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