Parking Lot Accidents and Liability in Maryland

Parking Lot Accidents and Liability in Maryland

If you drive, you likely use a parking lot every day. Even if you are not a driver, you’ll still need to bike or walk through a parking lot to get where you’re going; whether it’s a restaurant, shopping mall, church, or school. The vast majority of time, that parking lot is pretty unremarkable –…

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The Dangers of Intersection Accidents in Maryland

Intersection Accidents in Maryland

A great majority of motor vehicle crashes occur at intersections. This increased risk comes from the fact that intersections bring together multiple vehicles, coming from multiple roads, from multiple directions. Some intersections have traffic lights, some have stop signs. Some are marked clearly, some are not. Regardless, when a driver is negligent, intersections can be…

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Biggest Children’s Product Recalls in 2020

Biggest Children’s Product Recalls in 2020

Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit organization dedicated to product safety, recently released their annual “Tracking Trends” report to the public. This report analyzes every children’s product recall from the past year by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). For the year 2020, KID notes the highest recalls came from infant inclined sleepers, furniture tip-over…

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Doctors Said Her Pain Was All in Her Head. They Missed Her Cancer.

Cancer Misdiagnosis

Delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis cases are some of the most tragic types of medical malpractice, as well as some of the most infuriating. Knowing that a serious or fatal condition may have been prevented if a medical professional had done their job properly is heartbreaking to come to terms with. Unfortunately, this happens to patients…

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Nursing Homes Are Misleading the Public About Their Ratings

Nursing Homes Are Misleading the Public About Their Ratings

A New York Times investigation has uncovered data showing that many nursing homes across the country have been manipulating the CMS star system to achieve higher ratings. These facilities have been gaming the ratings by inflating or reducing the data they report to the CMS system, which stands for the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare…

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The Reality of Safety Technology in Our Vehicles: Are We Really Safer?

Vehicle Safety Technology in Accidents

Back in the “old days,” the most we could ask for in vehicle safety was cross-body seatbelts and front and side airbags. Today, however, new models of cars, trucks, and SUVs have a dazzling array of safety technologies to choose from. Current vehicles offer things like rear-view cameras, lane-keeping assistance, and semi-autonomous driving features. All…

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Commercial Trucks and Blind Spot Accidents

Truck blind spot accident

Tractor-trailers and commercial trucks are massive machines on wheels. Due to their size, it is impossible for drivers to see every area around their truck, like drivers of passenger vehicles are able to do. These areas are called “blind spots,” and are very dangerous for smaller automobiles. Although drivers of passenger cars should understand how…

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Can Prescription Medication Cause Impaired Driving Accidents?

Can Prescription Medication Cause Impaired Driving Accidents

Although everyone is aware of the dangers of drinking and driving, not as many realize that prescription drugs and driving are not a safe combination, either. For millions of Americans, prescribed medications are a daily part of life – we need them for managing health conditions, for temporary illnesses, or other medical issues. The downside…

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