Portner & Shure Blog

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December 07, 2018
Geico touts their easy claim process on TV ads and is famous for “15 minutes could save you 15 percent,” but this ability to settle claims quickly and save you money comes at a severe cost to injured auto accident victims. The insurance conglomerate is the second largest in the U.S. and spends... Read More
December 05, 2018
It’s no secret Washington DC has a massive traffic problem. Rush hour spans several hours every morning and night. The first attempt to alleviate traffic congestion on DC streets was the bike sharing program where one can rent a bike to get from one area of Washington DC to another without worrying... Read More
December 03, 2018
Securing children in the back seat can be stressful for new parents and changing laws could mean that what was safe for your first child isn’t necessarily so with your second. Maryland’s child seat and booster seat laws are relatively straightforward, but many moms and dads struggle to decide when... Read More
November 29, 2018
The McKeldon Beltway, better known as Baltimore Beltway, spans 53 miles and is quite dangerous during peak traffic hours of the day. Auto accidents that occur on the Beltway, regardless of the time of day, are often severe and lead to wrongful death. The steps you take right after your car wreck... Read More
November 06, 2018
Childbirth is an amazing and beautiful feat, but it’s also a traumatic experience for both mother and infant. In those trying moments when the world seems to slow down and speed up all at once, you trust your doctors and nurses to know what’s best for both you and your newborn. Sometimes (and more... Read More
November 02, 2018
Childbirth is a beautiful experience, but it’s also a traumatic one. In some cases, the circumstances of your delivery can lead to birth injuries caused by medical malpractice. When a medical professional fails to act or acts outside the accepted standard of care that another similarly-trained and... Read More
November 02, 2018
Giving birth is a natural process that is typically safe in a hospital setting with medical staff and your OBGYN right there helping you through the process. The mother is at risk of certain complications, but the unborn baby is completely vulnerable during this time. When a doctor or another... Read More
October 29, 2018
You trust your doctor and OBGYN to care for you and your baby throughout pregnancy and during childbirth. Sadly, a medical error on their part could cause your child lifelong disability from severe cerebral palsy (CP). This disease can be traced back to brain injuries during birth in many cases. Up... Read More
October 24, 2018
Medical malpractice encompasses a variety of cases from birth injuries to prescription error to wrongful death. Some lawsuits are relatively straightforward such as a surgical negligence claim where a surgeon operated on the wrong limb, but others are not so cut and dry. That’s when personal injury... Read More
September 28, 2018
Certain cities have a welcoming atmosphere as soon as you get off the plane or out of the car. Some of us are lucky enough to live in those areas, Columbia being one of them. Our Maryland attorneys and their families enjoy all this city has to offer, but there are multiple reasons why Marylanders... Read More