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Jan 18, 2017

What You Should Know About Distracted Driving in Maryland

By |Jan 18, 2017|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving|0 Comments

Distracted driving is everywhere. In our world, multiple electronic devices are competing for our attention at all times. Between onboard computer messages, radio, GPS and cell phones, distracted driving is a serious and significant problem. Add a few kids in the backseat, and it’s a miracle that anyone gets through the day without being […]

Jan 16, 2017

Crashes Involving Bicyclists Are on the Rise All Over the State

By |Jan 16, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bicycling is a generally beneficial activity. Opting to pedal to work or the store saves money, makes you healthier and doesn’t harm the planet. Cross-country and mountain biking can be dangerous, but the sport is almost unique in that riding a bike in urban areas is actually more dangerous than rushing headlong down a […]

Jan 11, 2017

Reports of Tesla’s Autopilot Safety Are Greatly Exaggerated

By |Jan 11, 2017|Auto Accidents, Products Liability|0 Comments

In May, a fatal highway crash raised concerns about the safety of the futuristic Tesla’s Autopilot system. The brainchild of tech giant Elon Musk, the Autopilot system allows drivers to hand control of the vehicle to an onboard computer at highway speed. The delivery of the long-awaited self-driving car has been mostly successful, despite […]

Jan 9, 2017

Look Up, Look Out Campaign Will Work to Reduce Growing Rate of Pedestrian Deaths in Baltimore

By |Jan 9, 2017|Pedestrian Accidents|0 Comments

When bureaucracy cuts through the red tape and starts a cooperative effort, the issue is worth our attention. Recently, the Maryland Department of Transportation and the Baltimore City Department of Transportation joined law enforcement and safety advocates to launch a new effort to increase awareness of pedestrian safety in and around the city.

The Look […]

Jan 5, 2017

Defective Drugs Have Serious Consequences for Real People

By |Jan 5, 2017|Dangerous Drugs|0 Comments

The US Food & Drug Administration publishes a weekly Enforcement Report that details all of the recalls that the agency monitors. The reports contain information about drugs and devices that have accumulated enough evidence to be actively recalled because they are causing real damage to real people. For the month of November 2016, the […]

Jan 3, 2017

How to Avoid Being a Victim of Common Surgical Errors

By |Jan 3, 2017|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Medical errors are now recognized as the third leading cause of death in America. While it’s easy to believe that most errors are made during complicated procedures that involve the brain, heart or spine, that’s not always the case. So called “never-events,” also known as WSPEs (wrong-site, wrong-procedure, wrong-patient errors), are far more frequent […]

Dec 23, 2016

Considering Its Prices, You’d Think Comcast Could Afford Some Traffic Cones

By |Dec 23, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There are few companies out there that inspire as much vitriol online as Comcast does. (Consumer Affairs review average: 1.2 stars.) It is no wonder, then, that a video showing cars and trucks sliding off an icy road to avoid colliding with a Comcast truck has garnered more than 2.7 million views on YouTube […]

Dec 21, 2016

Congratulations, Bruce Plaxen, on Being Named to the 2017 Maryland Supers Lawyers List

By |Dec 21, 2016|News, Our Firm, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is proud to announce that senior partner Bruce M. Plaxen has been selected to the 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers List. This is Bruce’s 11th consecutive year being named to the list – no small feat, as inclusion one year does not automatically guarantee inclusion for the next year.

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Dec 16, 2016

Peanut Protein Patch Could Put an End to Deadly Allergies

By |Dec 16, 2016|News|0 Comments

For the last few years, doctors and parents alike have been trying to figure out why so many more kids these days are allergic to peanuts. According to Food Allergy Research & Education, or FARE, food allergies may affect as many as 1 in 13 children in the country, and “food allergies among children […]

Dec 14, 2016

Congratulations, David Muncy, on Being Named to the 2017 Maryland Rising Stars List

By |Dec 14, 2016|News, Our Firm|0 Comments

Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is proud to announce that David A. Muncy has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers’ list of Maryland Rising Stars for 2017. This is a great honor, though we are not surprised that David was chosen: time and time again, he has proven to be a dedicated and aggressive […]

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