All Three Partners at Plaxen Adler Muncy, P.A. Recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2023
Plaxen Adler Muncy, P.A. is proud to announce that all three partners were selected for inclusion in the 2023 Maryland Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Bruce Plaxen was also named to the Top 100 list again this year. Super Lawyers is an objective ratings service which creates an annual list of “outstanding lawyers who…Read More
Is It Medical Malpractice if My Doctor Is Rude or Disrespectful?
Medical malpractice in Maryland occurs when a doctor does not meet the established standard of care of the medical community. If something minor goes wrong during an office visit, but you do not suffer an injury, you may not be successful in filing a medical malpractice claim. A poor attitude or lack of compassion might…Read More
Defective Brakes Are Deadly in Commercial Trucks
Truck accidents can happen at any moment for various reasons, but defective parts and lack of maintenance are always at the forefront of these devastating accidents. In a recent Roadcheck from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, inspectors found that over 25% of out-of-service violations were due to faulty brake systems. Additionally, there was no change…Read More
Can I Sue a Nurse for a Medical Error?
For any medical malpractice claim to be successful, you must be able to prove that the medical professional owed you a duty of care, breached that duty of care, and, as a result, you sustained injuries and losses (damages) of that breach. This means that if a nurse’s negligence caused your injuries, you can hold…Read More
Can I Seek Disability for an Autoimmune Disorder?
Our immune system is a line of defense against disease and illnesses, and when we have a weakened immune system, we are more susceptible to illness and injury. Living with an autoimmune disease can result in disabling impairments that cause us to be unable to work, participate in social activities, complete household chores, or spend…Read More
Fatal Truck Accidents Reach a Crisis Level
With the pandemic dying down, traffic numbers are rising– and so are the number of fatal truck accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports a 13% increase in fatal truck accidents between 2020 and 2021. The same report states that traffic fatalities in 2020 were the highest across the board since 2005, with…Read More
How to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of Your Child in Maryland
Despite their best efforts, parents can’t always protect their children from injuries: skinned knees, bumps, and bruises are a natural part of childhood. When your child is seriously injured, however, as a result of someone else’s negligence, parents can file personal injury claims on behalf of their children. Within the claim, you can recover economic…Read More
Bruce Plaxen Has Been Elected Secretary of the American Association for Justice
Plaxen Adler Muncy, P.A. is proud to announce that Bruce Plaxen has been elected Secretary of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) for 2022-2023. For the last 20 years, he has served on AAJ’s Board of Governors. He is a former AAJ Parliamentarian (2020-2021) and Treasurer (2021-2022) – the first Maryland trial attorney to hold…Read More
What Are Onsite Injury Prevention Providers?
Employers are looking for new ways to make the workplace safer, and constant improvements are being made, whether through an individual employer or due to OSHA regulations. Many workers know there is an inherent risk to any job and should follow all rules and do their part. Studies show when there is a reduction in…Read More
Does Apple’s Crash Detection Technology Work?
Each year, Apple releases a new phone and technology that is supposed to be better than anything on the market. Their key feature this year is crash detection on the Apple Watch and iPhone 14, which is said to detect when you are in a car accident and call emergency services within seconds. There is…Read More