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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
September 14, 2018
There are many birth control options for women. Finding the safest and most effective treatment relies on several factors such as your tolerance for the pill and how long you’d like to be on a contraceptive. Essure is an implanted device that’s placed in the fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy by... Read More
September 09, 2018
Since the Workers’ Compensation carrier has been paying for your medical treatment, when your doctor has referred you to another doctor or for additional testing such as an MRI, you may think you should just be able to make the appointment and go. That isn’t always the case. While there is usually... Read More
September 09, 2018
Suffering from a hernia is a common medical condition that is often treated surgically by doctors implanting a Hernia Mesh. However, certain types of hernia mesh have been found to cause chronic pain, bowel obstruction, and severe infections. Often times, these conditions get become so painful,... Read More
September 09, 2018
Over 15,000 lawsuits have already been filed against Bayer for complications resulting from Essure, the birth-control medical device that has since been recalled. Essure is a medical device that’s designed to provide women a permanent birth control option. Since its distribution on the market,... Read More
August 30, 2018
At Portner & Shure, we truly believe that everyone has the right to dedicated, professional, and tireless legal representation. The effects of a criminal conviction can be serious and can even uproot life as you know it. If you have been accused of a crime, you deserve the opportunity to fight... Read More