Bruce Plaxen Elected Treasurer of American Association for Justice

Bruce M. Plaxen, founding partner of Plaxen Adler Muncy, P.A. was elected Treasurer of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). He is the first attorney from Maryland to be elected to this position. AAJ is the world’s largest trial bar, and “promotes justice and fairness for injured persons, safeguards victims’ rights—particularly the right to trial…

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Summer Days Are the Deadliest for Teen Drivers

Teen driving dangers

There are 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day – the unofficial start and end of the summer season. Those 100 days between the two holidays are considered the deadliest for teen drivers across the country and Maryland is no exception. Teen fatalities in car accidents during these 100 days far exceed those in…

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Summer Fun Shouldn’t Include Trips, Slips, and Falls

Slip and Fall Pool Maryland

People often associate slips, trips, and falls with winter; after all, cold weather brings snow, ice, and wet floors at home and in stores. Summer, however, brings its own slip and fall hazards, and the injuries that result can be just as devastating. Some of the common causes of slips, trips, and falls during summer…

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Why Today’s SUVs Are Lethal for Pedestrians and Cyclists

SUVs Dangerous

Motor vehicle collisions involving people on foot or on bikes are among the worst and most tragic types of crashes, often resulting in serious injury or death. A pedestrian or cyclist crossing an intersection or traveling on the side of the road has no chance against a speeding machine made of thousands of pounds of…

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How Safe Are Rental Trucks and Trailers on the Road?

Rental Trucks and Trailer Safety

Rental truck and trailer companies give consumers easy and convenient access to box trucks and vans for the purpose of moving things from one place to another. Companies like U-Haul, Enterprise, Budget, Penske, and even Home Depot offer rentals by the hour or by the day to transport materials and personal property across town or…

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Breech Birth Complications and Birth Injuries

Breech Birth Complications and Birth Injuries

In a typical labor and delivery, a baby is born head first, which allows it to pass through the birth canal without trauma to the skull or limbs. In some more difficult circumstances, however, infants are born in the “breech” position, where the feet and buttocks are set to enter the birth canal first instead.…

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Workers’ Compensation and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Workers Compensation and Traumatic Brain Injuries

A brain injury can have a profound effect on the life of a patient, as well as the lives of their loved ones. Serious brain injuries, like traumatic brain injuries, can change the trajectory of a person’s life forever. When someone suffers a brain injury on the job, they expect workers’ compensation to help them…

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Are Drivers Ready for In-Car Advertising?

In-car advertising - auto accidents

Vehicle manufacturer Ford recently filed trademark documents for what they’re calling a “billboard interface for vehicle displays” that has left some experts wondering about the future of automotive safety. This proposed interface would use the vehicle’s cameras to capture information from roadside billboards and communicate the information to the vehicle’s display to present to the…

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