Hopefully Black Friday will remain on Friday. The trend the past few years has been to open stores even earlier with sales starting on Thursday. At Plaxen & Adler, we believe that persons employed in retail establishments should get to enjoy the holiday with friends and family and not be forced to work on […]
VA hospitals have become an easy target for accusations of malpractice and mismanagement of funds, so we understand that this is an incredibly sensitive issue. But the newest reports and studies imply – few make the direct link – that veterans with cancer are made to wait too long for treatment, and that delay […]
Actor/comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in a six-car pile-up a few months ago, when his limousine bus was hit by a Walmart truck. Morgan has been undergoing therapy since the accident, and there is concern as to whether or not he will make a full recovery. Morgan and the other people involved in the […]
We have discussed tort reform before, and about how damage caps on personal injury lawsuits only hurt the victims. But a recent article in The Daily Beast about Thom Tillis caught our eye and reminded us just why voting is so important.
In a nutshell, Tillis is running for Senator in N.C. During his time […]
October is an important month in Maryland. A number of different laws (affecting everything from illegal dumping to domestic violence to transgender rights) went into effect on October 1st, and two of them are related to accidents and injury:
Cell phone use that contributes to serious accidents. Prior to October 1, 2014, a driver who […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As part of our goal to help eradicate breast cancer, we offer some information, as well as some support services available in Maryland, to help survivors and their families learn more about the disease and what they can do to begin their recovery. Breast cancer is personal to […]
The video of Ray Rice knocking out his fiancée (now wife) in an elevator made national headlines, and a number of high-profile cases have since come to light. Domestic violence is an epidemic, but the Rice video has increased awareness of this problem. Domestic violence does not know age, class or race.
October is National […]
Maryland does not permit drivers to use hand-held cell phones while driving– not for telephone use, and not for texting. The truth is that many drivers continue to text under the assumption that the police won’t be able to see them.
This may be about to change. ComSonics, a Virginia-based tech company that specializes in […]
If you haven’t heard of EndDD.org – End Distracted Driving – you should have; it’s an incredible program doing incredible work to put an end to injuries and needless deaths because of distracted driving. The program is the work of Joel Feldman and Dianne Anderson, whose 21 year old daughter Casey was killed by […]
A number of football players at Springbrook High School in Silver Spring, MD have suffered first- and second-degree burns because their coaching staff didn’t read a warning label. The negligence of the staff has led to at least one player being hospitalized for his injuries, and has incurred the ire of parents whose children […]