Every state has a state medical board, which oversees the care and conduct of hospitals and doctors. When a doctor’s negligence causes injury or death, the state medical review board reviews the incident, and decides whether to take some form of disciplinary action against the doctor and/or hospital. More often than you think, however, […]
There are some car accident injury symptoms that you will see right away; obvious ones like severe pain, bleeding, or broken bones. But there are some symptoms that might not present themselves right away. These symptoms could indicate a very serious problem when they occur, which is why you should immediately seek medical attention […]
On November 9th, a 71-year-old woman named Elaine Rowena Allen was struck by as many as two cars while she was trying to cross I-29 near Hillwood Drive, in Silver Spring, Maryland. ABC7 reports that Ms. Allen “was hit by a Ford E250 van driven by a 75-year-old man who stayed on the scene, […]
Tailgaters – those annoying drivers who ride aggressively close to your rear bumper – are not just irritating; they are engaging in dangerous behavior. Rear-end car crashes are the most common type of car accident, and the chances of you being rear-ended increase when another driver is riding your bumper.
There is no legal following […]
It’s really quite simple. You are entitled to economic damages, as well as noneconomic damages. Economic damages are things that can be measured in terms of money. It would be your lost wages as a result of the accident. It would be your medical bills as a result of the accident. It would be […]
On October 13, 2017, an MTA light rail train and a car collided, leaving the driver trapped inside the vehicle for 15 minutes. She has been taken to University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, after sustaining life-threatening injuries; a 12-year-old passenger was taken to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, after sustaining serious […]
To those of us not living in a tropical paradise, it might seem strange that pedestrians on the island of Oahu would have their noses buried in their phones. The problem was real enough, however, that the island has outlawed “distracted walking,” the act of crossing a road while using a hand-held device like […]
Tomorrow is Halloween, a day for trick-or-treating and fun for kids and adults alike. The holiday is rooted in an ancient Celtic tradition (you can read about it here), but for most of us, it is all about the costumes, cobwebbed decorations and scary movies. And no one does the frightening and the macabre […]
Tractor trailers have to follow same rules of the road as automobiles, so you would think that tractor trailer cases are similar to car accident cases; but, in fact, tractor trailer cases often have elements that make them more complicated. Tractor trailers have special safety regulations. Tractor trailers have rules about how many hours […]
Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney David A. Muncy has been made a partner at the firm. Over the last five years, David has proven himself an effective and aggressive attorney on behalf of his clients, and we are incredibly proud of the work he has done.
David originally hails from […]