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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
September 26, 2018
Drivers carry a risk in every state, but some cities are more dangerous than others. Several institutions have analyzed the data between the top one or two hundred cities in the United States, and Baltimore ranks on all of them. A 2016 NerdWallet examination found that Baltimore, Maryland ranked... Read More
September 20, 2018
Safe driving habits are essential to follow every time you get behind the wheel. School zones may be clearly marked, but car accidents can occur anywhere. Make sure you slow down and take extra care when you’re near a school or yellow school bus and remember to check your side mirror often.  Our... Read More
September 14, 2018
When you are treating for a work-related injury there are times that the Workers’ Compensation Carrier will want to have you examined by their doctor. This could be for several reasons such as to get an idea of the status of your treatment, to see if you need to continue with your current... Read More