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Mar 19, 2019

Distracted Doctoring – a Disturbing Trend Threatening the Health of Patients

By |Mar 19, 2019|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Distracted Doctoring – a Disturbing Trend Threatening the Health of Patients

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 […]

Mar 15, 2019

Complicated Liability Issues Involving Construction Zones and Car Accidents

By |Mar 15, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on Complicated Liability Issues Involving Construction Zones and Car Accidents

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 […]

Mar 11, 2019

Common Questions at Social Security Hearings

By |Mar 11, 2019|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on Common Questions at Social Security Hearings

Many applicants lose their initial request for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits. The next step is to appeal the denial to the hearing office for a hearing before an administrative law judge. An experienced Disability lawyer helps prepare the applicant’s case in different ways. The lawyer works with your doctors to properly document […]

Feb 7, 2019

Maryland’s Contributory Negligence is Bad for Pedestrians

By |Feb 7, 2019|Auto Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Maryland’s Contributory Negligence is Bad for Pedestrians

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 […]

Jan 8, 2019

5 of the Most Common Car Accident Injuries

By |Jan 8, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on 5 of the Most Common Car Accident Injuries

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 […]

Jan 3, 2019

Common Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Shoulder Dystocia

By |Jan 3, 2019|Birth Injuries|Comments Off on Common Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Shoulder Dystocia

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 […]

Dec 23, 2018

Congratulations to This Year’s Plaxen & Adler, P.A. Super Lawyers Honorees

By |Dec 23, 2018|Our Firm|Comments Off on Congratulations to This Year’s Plaxen & Adler, P.A. Super Lawyers Honorees

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 […]

Oct 29, 2018

Long-Term Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

By |Oct 29, 2018|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Long-Term Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

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 […]

Oct 25, 2018

Maryland Employers Must Carry Workers’ Compensation

By |Oct 25, 2018|Workers Compensation|Comments Off on Maryland Employers Must Carry Workers’ Compensation

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 […]

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 […]

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