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Metro Bus & Rail Accidents

Orellana v. WMATA(Rider Injured Trying to Board Bus)
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Orellana v. WMATA . Metro Verdicts Monthly. February 2006.

Latino man injured when bus door closed on his leg. Plaintiff offered to settle pretrial. WMATA made no offer. Jury verdict after 30 minutes for Sparks' client. Jurors sent note during deliberation asking Court to make WMATA pay plaintiff's attorney fees.

Barksdale v. WMATA(Fall Down Icy Escalator in Metro Station)
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Barksdale v. WMATA . Metro Verdicts Monthly. April 2006.

Security Guard broke her leg on icy escalator steps at Anacostia Metro Station while commuting to her job at the IRS. WMATA made no offer to settle. Quick verdict for plaintiff.

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"Mr. Sparks is by far the best lawyer I have ever met. Lawyers are easy to find, but finding one who is smart, honest, thorough, and truly cares about people is very difficult. Every member of my family has trusted him for over twenty years, and he has never let us down. Mr. Sparks is REAL and passionate about helping others." Sanaz
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