You’ve probably heard of distracted driving. However, the term “distracted doctoring” may be a brand new concept to you. Like any Professional, Employee or Worker, Doctors may become distracted by the mobile devices they carry. Smartphones can jeopardize the safety and health of their patients. Even though these devices provide much more efficient communication […]
A crash in Aberdeen, Maryland in mid-October 2017 resulted in an extensive disruption of traffic. The crash, which occurred in a construction zone area at the intersection of Route 22 and Beards Hill Road, downed a light pole and disabled the operation of traffic lights. The incident forced drivers to avoid the intersection for […]
When you are hurt by another person’s negligence, you should be able to make a claim for damages. Maryland’s contributory negligence laws, however, could prevent you from recovering compensation for your injuries.
Plaintiff David Wilson understands just how unfair these laws are. He and a co-worker named Eugene Pharr were walking to work at Patuxent […]
Car accidents are one of the major causes of injuries in the United States. According to the National Safety Council, over 40,000 were killed in a motor vehicle accident in 2017. This almost mirrors the number of fatalities in 2016, and is 6% higher than the number of deaths in 2015. As well, in […]
Shoulder dystocia is a childbirth occurrence in which the head of the baby comes out naturally, but the baby’s shoulders become lodged behind the mother’s pelvis. This can occur as a result of the size of the baby shoulders and body, the size of the mother’s pelvis, or the angle at which the baby […]
Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is proud to announce that all four of our attorneys have been named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list:
Bruce Plaxen: Founding partner of Plaxen & Adler, P.A. This is Bruce’s 13th consecutive year being named to Super Lawyers.
David Muncy: Partner at Plaxen & Adler, P.A. This is David’s […]
Our clients often have questions about what is, and what is not, covered by workers’ compensation in Maryland. Here, we give you a brief outline of what you might be entitled to receive.
What Work Injuries Are Covered?
People call us and they will often want to know if their injury that occurred at work is […]
You may already know that an independent contractor cannot file for workers’ compensation in Maryland – but many people do not know whether or not their employer carries this type of insurance at all. We have put together these videos to help you learn more about the laws regarding workers’ compensation insurance.
Does My Employer […]
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 […]