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Sep 10, 2018

When Are Dog Owners Liable for Injuries Caused by Dog Bites?

By |Sep 10, 2018|Dog Bites and Animal Attacks|Comments Off on When Are Dog Owners Liable for Injuries Caused by Dog Bites?

A dog bite can be traumatizing to the victim, especially when it is unexpected and from another person’s dog. These incidents can leave lasting physical and emotional scars. If you have been the victim of a dog bite, you do have legal options in the state of Maryland to recover compensation for your injuries […]

Sep 7, 2018

The Correlation Between a Trucker’s Health and Crash Risk

By |Sep 7, 2018|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on The Correlation Between a Trucker’s Health and Crash Risk

If you interview any long distance commercial truck driver or someone who previously operated a big rig in the past, you will probably learn something about the physical demands the job imposes. Driving a truck for a living, especially when long distances are involved, requires adhering to strict deadlines and enduring long hours behind […]

Sep 4, 2018

Failure to Properly Diagnose Sepsis Can Lead to Patient Death

By |Sep 4, 2018|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Failure to Properly Diagnose Sepsis Can Lead to Patient Death

Sepsis is a dangerous condition that requires urgent attention. Too often, the condition is not diagnosed and treated with urgency. Many medical malpractice lawsuits occur in the state of Maryland due to the inability to properly treat or manage a septic patient.

Maryland hospitals receive year. Throughout the United States, about 250,000 deaths occur each […]

Aug 29, 2018

Types of Distracted Driving and the Sobering Statistics

By |Aug 29, 2018|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving|Comments Off on Types of Distracted Driving and the Sobering Statistics

With the pervasive use of miniature technological devices, such as smart phones, video recorders, tablets, and GPS units, distracted driving has risen as one of the leading causes of car crashes. This has initiated actions in many states in the form of legislation to tamp down on the practice of distracted driving.

In the state […]

Aug 24, 2018

Dangers on the Construction Site

By |Aug 24, 2018|Personal Injury, Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Dangers on the Construction Site

Working construction in Maryland is a tough job. Construction sites are bursting with activity—workers, electricians, contractors, inspectors, all trying to perform their jobs in a limited amount of space and racing to meet deadlines. It’s one of the most dangerous jobs in the United States. Injuries from these types of accidents tend to be […]

Aug 22, 2018

Electronic Health Records and the Dangerous Problem of “Alert Fatigue”

By |Aug 22, 2018|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Electronic Health Records and the Dangerous Problem of “Alert Fatigue”

The vast majority of medical practices and hospitals have incorporated a system of electronic health records into their healthcare processes. These systems have become essential in our modern healthcare environment. However, there are potential problems within the system that can lead to medical malpractice.
The problem of alert saturation
Whenever new technology is implemented for the […]

Aug 14, 2018

Why Black Box Data Can Be Crucial in Commercial Truck Crashes

By |Aug 14, 2018|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on Why Black Box Data Can Be Crucial in Commercial Truck Crashes

When a 40-ton truck is involved in a crash, the results often involve a significant amount of property damage, and even worse, serious and even fatal injuries to drivers and passengers. Attempting to determine fault in these commercial trucking accidents is not always a simple matter. Modern tractor trailers are now equipped with an […]

Aug 8, 2018

Is Enough Being Done to End Distracted Driving in Maryland?

By |Aug 8, 2018|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving|Comments Off on Is Enough Being Done to End Distracted Driving in Maryland?

Maybe you have experienced this scenario recently on the road: You are driving behind a vehicle on your way home, or to school or work, and notice the car in front of you is drifting back and forth close to the edge of the lane. As you take a closer look, you see the […]

Jul 30, 2018

How to React to a Hit-and-Run Crash When You Are the Victim

By |Jul 30, 2018|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on How to React to a Hit-and-Run Crash When You Are the Victim

Every year, over 1000 Americans are killed in hit-and-run accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the rate of these hit-and-run crashes is increasing across the nation. Throughout the three year spanning from 2014 to 2016, the NHTSA recorded a nearly 30 percent increase in fatal hit-and-run accidents. In 2016, 2049 […]

Jul 27, 2018

Mothers Are Dying After Giving Birth. Why Won’t Their Hospitals Help Them?

By |Jul 27, 2018|Birth Injuries|Comments Off on Mothers Are Dying After Giving Birth. Why Won’t Their Hospitals Help Them?

There are millions of babies born every year in the U.S. We are often told that we have one of the most advanced healthcare systems in the world, and so we pour billions into medical and scientific advances. It is fair to assume that giving birth would be safe, after all these years and […]

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