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Oct 23, 2018

AAA’s Surprising Statistics on Drowsy Driving

By |Oct 23, 2018|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on AAA’s Surprising Statistics on Drowsy Driving

A recent study by AAA looking at the problem of drowsy driving has garnered some surprising results. The study and its results reveal that crashes occurring as a result of fatigue/sleepy drivers are eight times more prevalent than previous estimates produced by federal agencies have indicated. The large disparity between the results of the […]

Oct 18, 2018

5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

By |Oct 18, 2018|Nursing Home Negligence|Comments Off on 5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

Neglectful care is one of the most serious issues faced by nursing home residents across the country. The level of neglect involved can vary on a case-by-case basis. Issues involving assistance with eating, basic hygiene, and mobility can all be affected by the negligence of nursing home care takers.

Recognizing the signs of neglect can […]

Oct 15, 2018

A Few of the Most Dangerous Roads in Maryland

By |Oct 15, 2018|Auto Accidents, Safety|Comments Off on A Few of the Most Dangerous Roads in Maryland

Maryland ranks 43rd in the nation for deadliest roads, according to the financial news and opinion site 24/7 Wall St. The report examined motor vehicle crash death rates for 2016 in every state across the nation to determine the most dangerous roads. The State of Maryland ranked near the bottom of the rankings in […]

Oct 12, 2018

Boating and Alcohol Consumption – A Deadly Mix

By |Oct 12, 2018|Auto Accidents, Safety|Comments Off on Boating and Alcohol Consumption – A Deadly Mix

According to the 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, nationwide boating fatalities reached 658, a decrease of 6.1 percent from 2016. As well, alcohol was the top contributing factor for boating accidents that resulted in loss of life, accounting for 19 percent of boating fatalities.

Regarding boating activities and the simultaneous […]

Oct 10, 2018

Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash on Woodrow Wilson Bridge

By |Oct 10, 2018|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash on Woodrow Wilson Bridge

On June 20, 2018, a devastating tractor-trailer accident occurred on the Outer Loop lanes of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Forest Heights, Maryland. The crash resulted in explosions, a fire, one death, and numerous personal injuries. On that Wednesday morning a little before 11 AM, the driver of the tractor-trailer lost control of his […]

Oct 8, 2018

Domino’s “Paving for Pizza” Campaign Is Working

By |Oct 8, 2018|Auto Accidents, Safety|Comments Off on Domino’s “Paving for Pizza” Campaign Is Working

Leading pizza company Domino’s Pizza revealed a unique campaign: they’re fixing potholes for cities around the US. The initiative, called “Paving for Pizza,” is calling for customers to nominate their cities to qualify for the road repairs.

Domino’s USA president Russell Weiner put it this way: “Have you ever hit a pothole and instantly cringed? […]

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 […]

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