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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 […]

Oct 18, 2018

5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

By |Oct 18, 2018|Nursing Home Negligence|Comments Off on 5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

Neglectful care is one of the most serious issues faced by nursing home residents across the country. The level of neglect involved can vary on a case-by-case basis. Issues involving assistance with eating, basic hygiene, and mobility can all be affected by the negligence of nursing home care takers.

Recognizing the signs of neglect can […]

Oct 15, 2018

A Few of the Most Dangerous Roads in Maryland

By |Oct 15, 2018|Auto Accidents, Safety|Comments Off on A Few of the Most Dangerous Roads in Maryland

Maryland ranks 43rd in the nation for deadliest roads, according to the financial news and opinion site 24/7 Wall St. The report examined motor vehicle crash death rates for 2016 in every state across the nation to determine the most dangerous roads. The State of Maryland ranked near the bottom of the rankings in […]

Oct 12, 2018

Boating and Alcohol Consumption – A Deadly Mix

By |Oct 12, 2018|Auto Accidents, Safety|Comments Off on Boating and Alcohol Consumption – A Deadly Mix

According to the 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, nationwide boating fatalities reached 658, a decrease of 6.1 percent from 2016. As well, alcohol was the top contributing factor for boating accidents that resulted in loss of life, accounting for 19 percent of boating fatalities.

Regarding boating activities and the simultaneous […]

Oct 10, 2018

Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash on Woodrow Wilson Bridge

By |Oct 10, 2018|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash on Woodrow Wilson Bridge

On June 20, 2018, a devastating tractor-trailer accident occurred on the Outer Loop lanes of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Forest Heights, Maryland. The crash resulted in explosions, a fire, one death, and numerous personal injuries. On that Wednesday morning a little before 11 AM, the driver of the tractor-trailer lost control of his […]

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