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Sep 9, 2014

Why Ray Rice’s Suspension Can Lead to Some Good

By |Sep 9, 2014|Safety|0 Comments

Whether promoting motor vehicle safety, patient safety, the end of preventable medical errors, or safer products to the public, Plaxen & Adler, P.A. believes in keeping families safe. That includes our mothers, sisters and daughters. Safety starts at home and domestic violence is intolerable.

Ray Rice’s inexcusable actions, however, are getting the word out about […]

Sep 2, 2014

Motorcycles and Helmets Are Going High Tech

By |Sep 2, 2014|Auto Accidents, Motorcycle Injuries|0 Comments

Maryland is one of 47 states that require motorcyclists to wear a helmet. (Iowa, Illinois and New Hampshire are the only exceptions.) Maryland also requires protective eye wear, unless the motorcycle is equipped with a windshield. Despite the precautions, however, motorcycle riders are still much more likely to suffer severe injuries if involved in […]

Aug 28, 2014

Ensuring Our Ravens Can Stay in Flight After an Injury

By |Aug 28, 2014|Brain Injuries, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Here at Plaxen & Adler, P.A., we bleed purple. We support the Baltimore Ravens. But we’re also the first to admit that football is a dangerous sport, and that the current and retired players seem to have a slew of health problems associated with the punishing routines they put themselves through each year.

According to […]

Aug 20, 2014

Can the Metric System Help Reduce Medication Errors?

By |Aug 20, 2014|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

When I was a young boy going to Elementary school in the 1960’s and again in High School in the 1970’s, we were told to learn the metric system because world adoption of the Metric System was imminent. It might finally be time to learn. That’s because a number of trusted institutions have advocated […]

Aug 15, 2014

Possible Link between War-Related Brain Injuries and Epilepsy

By |Aug 15, 2014|Brain Injuries, Personal Injury|0 Comments

The brain is a delicate and complicated organ. Even now, we still don’t always understand exactly why it behaves the way it does. But a new study conducted at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio finds that war veterans who sustained even minor traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have an increased […]

Jul 28, 2014

The Backlog of Social Security Disability Cases in Maryland is 3rd Highest in Nation

By |Jul 28, 2014|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Obtaining Social Security Disability is difficult enough, but in Maryland it’s harder than almost any place else. In Central Maryland, it can take up to 17 months for claimants to have their appeals heard – longer than it takes in most major cities.

So why the delay? Opinions vary, but the Social Security Administration (SSA) […]

Jul 22, 2014

Bruce Plaxen & Harry Adler Selected as Super Lawyers for 2014

By |Jul 22, 2014|Our Firm, Uncategorized|0 Comments

My partner Harry Adler and I at Plaxen & Adler, P.A. were recently selected as Super Lawyers for 2014 in the area of personal injury law. No more than 5% of the attorneys in each state will receive the honor each year and Harry and I have each been honored by Super Lawyers on […]

Jul 22, 2014

Johns Hopkins Hospital Settles Dr. Nikita Levy Lawsuit for $190 Million

By |Jul 22, 2014|Class Action Lawsuits|0 Comments

The lawsuit brought by thousands of former patients of against Dr. Nikita Levy, a gynecologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital who was accused of secretly photographing his patients’ genitals during examinations, settled for $190 million. Dr. Levy was accused of videotaping and photographing patients using cameras he hid in a pen that he wore around […]

Jul 18, 2014

In Nice Weather, Cyclists Need to Exercise Caution

By |Jul 18, 2014|Auto Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Now that the weather has turned sunny and warm, more and more people are enjoying the great outdoors by riding their bicycles. But cyclists need to be cautious when riding, as the number of car/bicycle-related accidents in Maryland is on the rise. The last Saturday in June saw three different accidents between drivers and […]

Feb 5, 2014

Why you should hire a lawyer before filing for Social Security Disability

By |Feb 5, 2014|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Many people file an application for Social Security Disability benefits on their own, and only contact an attorney after being denied. As an attorney that handles Social Security Disability claims, I encourage people to hire a lawyer at the beginning of the process, rather than after being denied once or twice. There are numerous […]

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