What Are the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in Maryland?

Car accidents happen across Maryland for many reasons. Drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and others are at an inherent risk when they hit the road. Knowing what those risks are may help you better prepare for your travels, so you can avoid being injured in one of the more common scenarios for car accidents. Distractions Our daily…

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Making Sense of the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse

Mere hours after Mayor Scott’s hopeful message for the future of Baltimore – his last State of the City speech before elections this November – a container ship called the Dali left the Port of Baltimore. Minutes into its trip, the ship hit a support on the bridge. Seconds later, the bridge collapsed into the…

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What Is Road Rage, and How Does It Lead to Accidents?

Many people have either encountered a driver with road rage, or have exhibited road rage at some point in their lives. This frequently happens when drivers become impatient, frustrated, and irritated on the roadways, especially when there is traffic or unexpected delays along the way. However, any type of road rage behavior can lead to…

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Which Spinal Surgeries Are Most Common After an Accident?

People who sustain injuries in car crashes, from falls, or in any instance where negligence leads to harm may need to undergo surgery as part of their treatment plan. If those injuries affect their necks or backs, spinal surgery could be required. There are several different types of spinal surgeries, which mostly consist of reducing…

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The Biggest Medical Malpractice Verdicts of 2023

Last year, we wrote about the largest medical malpractice verdicts around the country. Our readers really liked that piece, so we’ve decided to look at the four biggest awards from 2023: Hagans v. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Lee v. Westchester County Health Care Corporation Chris Maragos v. Dr. James Bradley and Rothman Orthopaedics…

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Understanding Workers’ Compensation for Occupational Diseases in Maryland

Workers’ compensation provides medical treatment and wage replacement for employees who suffer injuries or illnesses arising from their employment. While many people associate workers’ compensation with immediate physical injuries caused by accidents in the workplace, it also covers occupational diseases. In Maryland, workers who develop illnesses due to workplace conditions are entitled to compensation benefits.…

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