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- Man Charged with Felony Fraud for Faking a Slip on a Banana Peel
- New C. Diff Treatment May Be On the Horizon
- Recent MD Case Shows Importance of Filing Medical Malpractice Suits As Soon As Possible
- MARYLAND PASSES NEW LAW WHICH BANNING USE OF CELL PHONE WHILE DRIVING.
- Maryland Appellate Court Rules That Insurance Carriers Can’t Hide Their Identity From Juries
Category Archives: Wrongful Death
The Maryland Court of Appeals filed an opinion in September of this year, Mummert v. Alizadeh, which illustrates the importance of contacting a personal injury attorney as soon as possible after a medical malpractice injury is discovered. In 2011, the … Continue reading
A new law will soon allow law enforcement officers in Maryland to pull over and ticket drivers who are talking or texting while driving. Under the existing version of this law, drivers can only be pulled over and ticketed for … Continue reading
Family of Maryland teen who was fatally struck by a motor vehicle en route to her bus stop receives $90 million jury award.
In mid-April, a six member Price George’s County jury awarded $90 million in damages, including medical expenses and funeral costs, to the family of a girl who was killed after being hit by a car in 2009. The victim, Ashley … Continue reading
Lawmakers, Safety Groups and Victim Advocates Urge the Obama Administration to Establish Long Delayed Rear Visibility Rule.
A recent press event on Capitol Hill sought to bring attention to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s long delay in issuing a rear visibility rule. On April 11, safety groups and parents of children killed in backover accidents joined … Continue reading
Automobile accidents are an ever-present danger in today’s society. Each day, dozens of Maryland residents are seriously injured in collisions between automobiles or while walking as pedestrians. Sadly, a significant percentage of these people die from their injuries. Maryland wrongful … Continue reading
New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are among the most dangerous times of the year to be on the roads in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro areas. While the occasion is marked by joyous festivities and celebrations amongst … Continue reading
The vast majority of Maryland’s population lives within a short drive of the Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, and dozens of other major navigable waterways. Even residents of Garrett County are within a short drive of Deep Creek Lake, a … Continue reading
When you are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you want to recover as much as you possibly can for your medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and your pain and suffering. Unfortunately, hundreds of Marylanders miss out … Continue reading
For anyone who has ever driven on the Capital Beltway, taken a local bus, or ridden the Washington Metro, it should come as no surprise that the Washington, D.C. capital area rivals almost any major metropolitan area in terms of … Continue reading
Millions of times each week, Americans reach for an energy boost from caffeinated drinks. The caffeinated drink of choice remains coffee, but there is a growing market for “energy shots” and carbonated caffeine-infused energy drinks. The appeal of these drinks … Continue reading