Bruce Willis Was Diagnosed With Aphasia. What Is It?

Bruce Willis Aphasia

Bruce Willis is an amazing actor that has played some of the most memorable characters in movies. Sadly, the movie star is retiring from acting because he is suffering from a condition known as aphasia. Aphasia is a condition that affects a person’s ability to communicate effectively. It causes issues with expressing and understanding speech,…

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Silver Spring Gas Explosion Leaves 100 People Homeless and 14 Injured

Silver Spring Gas Explosion

An explosion at the Friendly Garden Apartments complex on Thursday, March 3 is still under investigation by the Montgomery County Fire Department and county police, with assistance from federal authorities. Investigators did find a cut gas line, but there was a plumber working on the building at the time of the explosion, so authorities are…

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The World Isn’t Ready for Robot Lawyers

robot lawyer

Since the beginning of the pandemic, many Americans have taken the do-it-yourself attitude to multiple aspects of their life – including their legal affairs. People have downloaded online wills and estate plans, used online scheduling programs to help with their child custody, and used programs to start their own businesses. But a new program by…

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The Nursing Shortage Is at Crisis Levels

Nursing Shortage Covid - Medical Malpractice - Negligence

From truckers to construction workers to grocery store clerks to nurses, mentioning that the front-line workers have “stepped up” during the pandemic is an understatement. Front-line workers have had to deal with issues such as burnout and fatigue while still being required to remain professional and perform their tasks to the best of their ability.…

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Samantha Dos Santos Named Co-Chair of Public Service Committee

Samantha Dos Santos, Associate with Plaxen Adler Muncy, P.A., was recently named Co-Chair of the Public Service Committee under the New Lawyers’ Division (NLD) of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) for the 2021-2022 year. As Co-Chair, Dos Santos works closely with the NLD’s Executive Board, assisting with the creation and implementation of community-based projects…

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Coronavirus Liability Shields Are a Mistake

Coronavirus liability shields

Medical errors take the lives of thousands of patients each year; even greater numbers of patients are injured. When hospitals are responsible for causing patient harm, they may attempt to cover it up to avoid being held liable for the harm they caused. Recently, legislators have been discussing liability shields for hospitals and medical personnel…

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Waymo Moves Forward with Fully Autonomous Ride-Hailing Vehicles

Waymo Moves Forward with Fully Autonomous Ride-Hailing Vehicles

Waymo emerged from the search engine giant, Google, in 2016. The company is now on the verge of delivering the autonomous vehicle experience to city residents. On Oct. 8, the company announced it is providing fully driverless cars to a 50-mile area of Phoenix, AZ for ride-hailing purposes. So far, only 5 to 10 percent…

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