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Jun 11, 2019

Partner David Muncy Elected Treasurer of MAJ – and Honored with the Outstanding Service Award

By |June 11th, 2019|Our Firm|Comments Off on Partner David Muncy Elected Treasurer of MAJ – and Honored with the Outstanding Service Award

Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is proud to announce that partner David Muncy was elected to the position of Treasurer for the Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ) on June 2, 2019. The MAJ represents about 1,200 trial lawyers throughout Maryland. The organization is "dedicated to improving the civil justice system through legislative advocacy and the professional development of attorneys who represent the injured." The MAJ's work is to advocate for the preservation of the justice system, [...]

May 28, 2019

What Does a Social Security Disability Lawyer Do?

By |May 28th, 2019|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on What Does a Social Security Disability Lawyer Do?

The process of applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) can be overwhelming, particularly when your health is suffering. Although having the services of an attorney with experience in Social Security disability cases is not required, you will most likely find such legal assistance extremely helpful and beneficial to your case. A Social Security disability lawyer has specific experience dealing with the Social Security Administration (SSA). This individual can help you handle all of the various [...]

May 23, 2019

Social Security Disability Benefits

By |May 23rd, 2019|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) pays out monthly benefits to individuals who have suffered a disability prior to reaching retirement age and no longer have the ability to work. You are required to have worked a set number of years in a job where you paid Social Security (FICA) taxes in order to be eligible to receive SSDI benefits. This translates into earning a specific number of work credits. In any given year, you are [...]

May 17, 2019

Maryland General Assembly Passes Laws Designed to Increase Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs and Healthcare

By |May 17th, 2019|Medical Malpractice, News|Comments Off on Maryland General Assembly Passes Laws Designed to Increase Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs and Healthcare

The healthcare system in Maryland has been provided another opportunity for improvement. Two separate pieces of landmark legislation have arrived on the desk of Governor Hogan for his consideration. New Prescription Drug Affordability Board The outlandish costs of prescription drugs for Maryland residents is addressed by this first bill. It is designed to draw down the costs of some of the most expensive prescription drugs on the market. The bill creates a Prescription Drug Affordability [...]

Apr 26, 2019

New High Chair Standards Were Approved to Increase Child Safety

By |April 26th, 2019|Products Liability|Comments Off on New High Chair Standards Were Approved to Increase Child Safety

Manufacturers of baby high chairs will now have to conform to a revised set of standards for their design. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recently issued a new federal standard aimed at enhancing the safety of all high chairs. The standards cover high chairs designed for home use as well as restaurant use. In putting together the new CPSC standards, the Commission analyzed the existing voluntary high chair recommendations provided by ASTM [...]

Apr 19, 2019

Short- and Long-Term Effects of a Concussion

By |April 19th, 2019|Brain Injuries|Comments Off on Short- and Long-Term Effects of a Concussion

A concussion is a mild form of TBI. It results from a sudden jolt or shaking of the head. It can occur as a result of a fall, car crash impact, sports injury, or other traumatic event. Regardless of how you suffered a concussion, it is a dangerous condition and must be treated properly to prevent sustained and long term damage to the brain’s fragile substance and tissues. The initial symptoms of a concussion are [...]

Apr 10, 2019

Fatal Bus Crash with Tractor-Trailer in Clinton

By |April 10th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Fatal Bus Crash with Tractor-Trailer in Clinton

A fatal bus crash occurred this morning on southbound Branch Avenue at Surratts Road in Clinton, Maryland. According to Price George’s County police, there were multiple vehicles involved in the collision, including a tractor-trailer. At this time, it is reported that one woman has died, and eight people have sustained injuries. The bus was on its way to Charles H. Flowers High School when it collided with the commercial truck. A car was trapped between [...]

Apr 2, 2019

Fully Loaded Truck Creates Chain Reaction Wreck, Resulting in Two Fatalities

By |April 2nd, 2019|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on Fully Loaded Truck Creates Chain Reaction Wreck, Resulting in Two Fatalities

In a truck accident earlier this year, officials pointed to the failure of the truck driver to control his speed. The crash, unfortunately, took the lives of two individuals. In addition to speed, indications also pointed to the possibility of improperly loaded cargo as a contributing cause of the accident. According to a news report from SoMDNews, the crash took place while three passenger cars were waiting in line for the lead vehicle to make [...]

Mar 26, 2019

Hospital Errors in Maryland Have Dropped, but Improvement Is Still Needed

By |March 26th, 2019|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Hospital Errors in Maryland Have Dropped, but Improvement Is Still Needed

Millions of Americans visit hospitals each year. Generally, we put a large amount of trust into the hands of medical professionals to help us recover from injuries and illnesses. However, far too often the negligence of medical personnel can increase the risk of adding to our health dilemma with further injury or illness. Fortunately, there is a little bit of good news. It concerns a recent downward trend in hospital errors. The Leapfrog Group conducted [...]

Mar 21, 2019

Drowsy Driving Can Be as Deadly as Drunk Driving

By |March 21st, 2019|Auto Accidents, Truck Accidents|Comments Off on Drowsy Driving Can Be as Deadly as Drunk Driving

In March 2018, the driver of a Family Dollar store tractor-trailer fell asleep and crashed his rig into a tanker truck, resulting in a serious fire that almost took the driver’s life. The big-rig driver barely escaped, but suffered some injuries. The tanker truck driver was not injured. However, not all incidents involving drowsy driving end with this fortunate of an outcome. Each year in the United States, 6000 car accidents resulting in fatalities are [...]

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Alan Ghandi

"Mr. Plaxen had great advice for me on which steps I should take. He was always available to talk and had my best interest at heart. He is a very approachable person and seemed to care about me as a person, not just a case. I would absolutely recommend the firm to others."

Aletha Meeks

"I’ve been dealing with Plaxen & Adler since 1997 and have referred 3 people to them over the years. They are a phenomenal company. They care! If they say they’re going to do something, they do it. You will always get an honest opinion and they will lead you in the right direction."

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Aletha Meeks

"I’ve been dealing with Plaxen & Adler since 1997 and have referred 3 people to them over the years. They are a phenomenal company. They care! If they say they’re going to do something, they do it. You will always get an honest opinion and they will lead you in the right direction."
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