Portner & Shure Blog

Portner & Shure Law Firm Serving Maryland, Virginia & Washington D.C.

June 27, 2018
The potential for injury is real in every place of work across all industries. That’s why the U.S. Department of Labor established a set of safety regulations and standards that is run by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA is the governing body that develops safety laws... Read More
June 06, 2018
For anyone who has lived in an apartment in the last 10 years the fear of bed bugs is real. Over the last decade, bed bug infestations have been widely reported in cities large and small across the country. These little parasitic insects are more than just a harmless nuisance; they can cause pain... Read More
May 08, 2018
As advancements in medicine and technology continue to improve, the remedies and treatments for diseases, illnesses, and personal injury evolve and advance as well. While our ability to treat a wide range of ailments is a marvel of the modern world, these treatments are not without their flaws.... Read More
April 30, 2018
The roads can be a dangerous place. No matter if you live in the suburbs, in a rural area, or in the big city, the risks of driving on the roads seem to be increasing each year. In fact, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2016 alone, police... Read More
April 23, 2018
For many growing families, having a child is a miraculous and amazing experience that brings joy and excitement. For some families though, childbirth may bring about unexpected challenges and complications for your family and newborn. Even with the advancements in science, medicine, and technology... Read More
April 10, 2018
In 2013, Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals division released Invokana (canagliflozin) as a prescription drug to treat those suffering from type 2 diabetes. It was approved by the FDA upon its release and became a popular medication to help lower blood sugar levels and improve one’s... Read More
April 04, 2018
Each year, Americans go under the knife to correct hernias sustained when organs or fatty tissue break through weak points in the body’s muscular wall or surrounding tissue. A hernia can occur quickly from a sudden overexertion or slowly over time if there is repeated exertion and weak muscles or... Read More
March 30, 2018
There are many types of injuries that can occur in an accident but burn injuries can often be the most painful and life-altering. If your burn injury was the result of another person’s negligence causing an accident, you may have legal recourse to pursue a personal injury claim. Our attorneys at... Read More
March 28, 2018
As a consumer, you place your trust in a company that the goods and services they provide are safe and fulfill their intended purpose. After all, when you spend your hard-earned money on something that you need or want, you expect that what you get in return is worth the investment. Unfortunately,... Read More
March 23, 2018
If you suffer an injury on the job it can affect many aspects of your life. Not only can it cause you pain and suffering but if severe enough, it may inhibit you from being able to continue your job at the level expected of you. This can cause you to lose a steady paycheck, making it difficult to... Read More