You go to visit your elderly relative in the nursing home. Over time, you noticed that she is a little less vibrant than she used to be, a little more likely to be asleep when you come by. You chalk it up it age; after all, we all slow down a bit as the […]
The Food & Drug Administration has issued its final rule, “extending its authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, among others.” From here on out:
You must be 18 to buy any non-cigarette tobacco products and paraphernalia.
You must produce ID that says you are, indeed, 18.
Companies can no longer […]
The League of American Bicyclists sponsors National Bike Month every May, and has since 1956. National Bike Week started on May 16, and culminates with Bike to Work Day on May 20. Cyclists are pretty excited – the League offers free posters and web banners, among other bike-related swag – and they should be; […]
On an early morning in late March, Columbus police responded to a call at Ohio State University. A young woman, Kalynn Smith, had fallen from a third-story window. First responders rushed her to the university’s Wexler Medical Center, where she underwent emergency surgery to repair the worst of her injuries. Thankfully, Ms. Smith recovered […]
A young woman is driving down the road in Georgia. She is using her phone – specifically, she is using Snapchat, a photo messenger – while driving. She has accessed a filter on the app that allows you to see how fast you are going, and she wants to hit 100mph. Instead, she hits […]
Malnutrition is defined as “the condition that occurs when your body does not get enough nutrients.” It is not the same as starvation, which is a cause of malnutrition – it is the lack of minerals, vitamins, proteins, etc. that your body requires to run. It is also one of the biggest problems facing […]
Have you seen the commercial for the Chevy Malibu, where the spokesperson tells a group of parents about its new “teen driver technology”? (You can watch it here, if you have not seen it.) The new tech, according to CNN, “is a first for the industry: a built-in system that tracks car data, allowing […]
Three members of a family were killed and a fourth family member received serious injuries in a car crash in Bethesda, Maryland. The four family members were traveling in a Volt, which was traveling east on River Road and attempting to make a left turn when a BMW that was traveling west hit it. […]
Plaxen & Adler attorney David Muncy was honored for his service with the Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ) when he was awarded the Section of the Year award for his leadership of the New Lawyer’s Section. The New Lawyer’s Section strives to engage new lawyers who represent injured persons through educational as well as […]
On April 1, 2016, two pedestrians were fatally injured in two separate incidents in Maryland. Both people were struck by cars, and both were declared dead at the scene, according to Eye on Annapolis. The first case was a hit-and-run, and there were no witnesses. The second fatal accident appears to be the result […]