Top Cockeysville Lawyers Helping Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Victims
Offering superior legal services throughout the state since 1985
One serious accident can change a person’s entire life. The medical treatments can keep you from working and the cost can drain your savings, putting your family at risk of losing everything.
Plaxen & Adler, P.A. fights on behalf of serious injury and medical malpractice victims whose futures are in jeopardy because of someone else’s negligence. Since our firm’s inception, we have helped people in Cockeysville and throughout the state obtain the compensation they need to protect themselves and their loved ones. We help you secure a rental car when you need one, coordinate between the insurance companies, and work with accident reconstructionists when necessary. If you’re facing mounting medical bills, have lost out on wages, need help dealing with the insurance company, or have been hurt in any way, we are here to help.
Cockeysville car accident attorneys
Roadways in and around Baltimore include I-95, the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, I-495, I-695, MD Route 32, Route 40, Rout 43, and many others see traffic crashes and fatalities throughout the year. In 2016, the Maryland Highway Safety Office reports 120,120 traffic crashes, which resulted in 50,864 injuries and 522 fatalities. (MDOT) The (unofficial) most dangerous intersection in Maryland, as reported in the Baltimore Patch, is Gwynne Falls Parkway at Reisterstown Road. Researchers reported that there were 46 crashes at that intersection in 2015 alone.
From accidents on the MTA’s Light Rail or the Metro SubwayLink System to collisions between cars, trucks and motorcycles, and pedestrians, Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is here to help those who have been hurt in a motor vehicle or mass transit accidents recover compensation for their injuries.
Compensation for injuries from preventable medical errors
By law, doctors must perform at an accepted standard of care. Failure to provide that care, through negligence or dangerous behaviors, may result in new or exacerbated injuries. Plaxen & Adler, P.A. handles complex medical malpractice claims including wrongful birth, hospital errors, and birth injuries such as cerebral palsy.
Workers’ compensation for workplace injuries
You have the right to expect a safe working environment. Debris-strewn walkways or poor safety equipment can put your heath and your life at risk. Maryland workers’ compensation provides medical expenses and partial wage loss benefits for workers who suffer injuries on the job. Some examples of the most common types of workplace injuries for which injured workers might file a workers’ compensation claim include:
|· Falls from heights
· Transportation accidents
· Struck-by and struck-against
· Slip, trip, and fall
· Overexertion injuries
· Electric shock
|Occupational diseases might include:
· Lung cancers
· Repetitive stress injuries
· Hearing loss
· Skin disorders
When you are injured on someone else’s property
Property owners have a legal duty keep their property safe for visitors. Slipping and falling on a patch of icy walkway, being bitten by a dog, or suffering an injury in an elevator or on an escalator are all examples of premises liability cases.
The following are just a few of the public places you might go to if you are visiting Cockeysville or the greater Baltimore area:
|· The Gallery at Harborplace
· Owings Mills Mall
· Lexington Market
· Broadway Market
· White Marsh Mall
|· Columbia Town Center
· M&T Bank Stadium
· Oriole Park at Camden Yards
· SECU Arena
· Unitas Stadium
A visitor to these, or any other public places, could suffer an injury. We are here to protect the rights of the injured and to make sure that the responsible parties are held responsible.
Injuries from defective products
Consumers have the right to expect the products they use to be safe. For as long as humans have been manufacturing products, there have been defective products that cause injuries. In the U.S., we have legal protections in place to protect consumers who have suffered serious injury from the appropriate use of manufactured products. An injured person may be able to take legal action against the responsible party and recover compensation. Here are some examples of defective products that have caused injury, some have been the subject of recalls and lawsuits on behalf of the injured:
- Defective airbags, brakes, tires, steering systems, accelerator, seat backs, exploding gas tanks, seat belts and child safety seats.
- Dangerous drugs that cause illness or injury such as, Actos, Zoloft, Paxil, Risperdal, Lipitor, Opioids, Testosterone and many more
- Defective medical devices such as metal-on-metal hip replacements, IVC filters, stent, implantable pacemakers, defibrillators, transvaginal mesh, hernia mesh implants
- Dangerous toys, furniture and children’s products
- Defective cosmetics and personal hygiene products
- Defective firearms
- Defective machines, tools and equipment
Social Security Disability benefit claims
Applying for disability benefits can be a daunting process. Our experienced team of lawyers can help you through the application process. We will represent you if you need to appeal a denied claim.
There are some qualifications an applicant must meet before applying for SSD benefits which include:
- Employed for five of the past ten years in a job covered by Social Security
- Suffer from a physical or mental condition that meets the Social Security Administration’s definition of disabled
- Be a U.S. citizen, a U.S. national, or a naturalized alien
The process for applying for SSD benefits can be complex and time consuming. A Maryland SSD lawyer can represent you and help increase the odds your application getting approved.
Wrongful death in negligence accidents
The loss of a loved one is tragic under almost every circumstance. We treat your family and your departed family member with the respect and dignity you deserve.
If you or your loved one needs legal assistance after an injury, the attorneys of Plaxen & Adler, P.A. in Cockeysville have the skills, resources, and experience you want on your side. We answer your phone calls during the day and the night and will travel to your home or a hospital to meet with clients who are too ill or injured to come to us.
At Plaxen & Adler, P.A. our Cockeysville personal injury lawyers offer our clients comprehensive counsel and support after they have been injured by the actions, or inaction, of another person or entity.
Learn how our lawyers can help you after a personal injury
Plaxen & Adler, P.A. provides superior legal services for injury victims in Cockeysville and throughout Maryland. If you have been hurt in an accident or by a medical professional, we will fight on your behalf to obtain the compensation you need and the justice you deserve. To schedule a free consultation, please call 410.823.7737 or fill out our convenient contact form.
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