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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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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 […]
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 […]