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Sep 19, 2019

Jury Determines Monsanto’s Roundup a Major Factor in Man’s Cancer

By |September 19th, 2019|Products Liability|Comments Off on Jury Determines Monsanto’s Roundup a Major Factor in Man’s Cancer

Numerous lawsuits have been and are being filed against Monsanto, a large agrochemical giant, for the alleged harm their herbicide Roundup Weed and Grass Killer has caused to its users. For many years now, it has been suspected that glyphosate, a chemical in the poison, was carcinogenic. Bayer, which owns Monsanto, has denied all along the alleged claims of these cancer victims against its flagship product. Recently a jury in San Francisco awarded a man [...]

Sep 12, 2019

Rear-End Car Accidents in Maryland

By |September 12th, 2019|Auto Accidents|Comments Off on Rear-End Car Accidents in Maryland

The rear end collision is the most common type of car crash in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that about 6 million car crashes occur in the U.S. each year. Of these 6 million crashes, 4 in 10 are rear end collisions. The statistics equal out to about seven rear end collisions per minute. In this type of collision, a driver impacts the tail end of the vehicle directly [...]

Sep 6, 2019

If You’re on Social Security Disability and Social Media, Watch Out!

By |September 6th, 2019|Social Security Disability|Comments Off on If You’re on Social Security Disability and Social Media, Watch Out!

Let’s face it: Americans are on social media constantly. It has become the norm for people to post regular updates about their lives, sometimes multiple times a day, on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. If you are one of these social media savvy individuals and you also receive or have filed an application to receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, it is important to know that Uncle Sam may soon be monitoring what you post. It [...]

Aug 5, 2019

Plaxen & Adler, P.A. Welcomes Samantha Dos Santos as a New Associate

By |August 5th, 2019|Our Firm|Comments Off on Plaxen & Adler, P.A. Welcomes Samantha Dos Santos as a New Associate

Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is proud to announce that Samantha Dos Santos has joined our team as a new associate. Before joining the firm, Samantha served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jeannie J. Hong in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. During her time as a judicial law clerk, Ms. Dos Santos drafted trial materials, judicial opinions, and managed the heavy caseload on the civil and criminal dockets. Ms. Dos Santos attended [...]

Aug 1, 2019

Bruce Plaxen Was Elected to the Executive Committee of the American Association for Justice for the 13th Year

By |August 1st, 2019|Our Firm|Comments Off on Bruce Plaxen Was Elected to the Executive Committee of the American Association for Justice for the 13th Year

Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is proud to announce that senior partner Bruce Plaxen has been elected to serve as one of five at-large members of the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Executive Committee. This is Mr. Plaxen’s 13th year, and 6th consecutive year, serving on the Executive Committee. Bruce Plaxen is a dedicated member of AAJ, serving on its Board of Governors for the State of Maryland, and serving on the National Finance and the [...]

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 [...]

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