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Dec 16, 2014

Tragic Drunk Driving-Related Car Crash in Davidsonville, MD

By |Dec 16, 2014|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Last night, a 22 year old named Nicholas Anthony Cassidy and a 60 year old woman named Marie Elaine Higgs died in a tragic car accident in Davidsonville. According to the Baltimore Sun, it appears that Mr. Cassidy’s car hit Mrs. Higgs’ car when he crossed over the center line. Mrs. Higgs passed away […]

Dec 15, 2014

Man in Stolen Ambulance Results in the Death of One Victim in Greenbelt, MD

By |Dec 15, 2014|Auto Accidents, News, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

A tragic accident on Sunday, December 14, 2014 led to the death of an innocent man in Greenbelt, MD. Sebastian Kellinger Isaksen of Silver Spring is suspected of stealing an ambulance from the Branchville Volunteer Fire Department in the early evening. According to, Isaksten attacked a two-man ambulance crew or volunteer firefighters who […]

Dec 10, 2014

Unspeakable Loss of Life after Plane Crash in Montgomery County Maryland

By |Dec 10, 2014|Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

At approximately 11:00am on December 8, 2014, a family in Gaithersburg, MD was irreparably changed when a small plane crashed into their home, tragically killing Marie Gemmell (36) and her sons Cole (3) and Devon (6 weeks). Pilot Michael Rosenberg and two medical researchers from the company Health Decisions also lost their lives in […]

Dec 4, 2014

University of Maryland Finds Link between Spinal Cord Injuries and Brain Damage

By |Dec 4, 2014|Back Injuries, Brain Injuries, Personal Injury|0 Comments

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is researching the effects of spinal cord injuries on the brain. Their studies have been published in the Journal of Neuroscience and in Cell Cycle, and have founds that spinal cord injuries “can cause widespread and sustained brain inflammation that leads to progressive loss of nerve cells, […]

Nov 25, 2014

Avoiding Illness and Injury on “Black Friday”

By |Nov 25, 2014|Our Firm, Safety|0 Comments

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 […]

Nov 20, 2014

VA Hospitals Accused of Medical Malpractice Leading to the Deaths of 1,000 Soldiers

By |Nov 20, 2014|Medical Malpractice, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

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 […]

Nov 6, 2014

Walmart Blames the Victim: the Tracy Morgan Story

By |Nov 6, 2014|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

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 […]

Oct 27, 2014

Your Vote is Your Voice

By |Oct 27, 2014|Medical Malpractice, New Laws, Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 […]

Oct 24, 2014

A Number of Laws Changed in Maryland This Month

By |Oct 24, 2014|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving, New Laws, Personal Injury, Safety|0 Comments

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 […]

Oct 23, 2014

Taking Steps to End Breast Cancer

By |Oct 23, 2014|Safety|0 Comments

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 […]

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