Saturday, March 25, 2017

Baltimore Car Accident Lawyers: Roundabouts Can Curb Accidents

According to the Federal Highway Administration, approximately 40% of car accidents and over 20% of traffic fatalities in the United States take place at busy intersections. This is not surprising considering many intersections have multiple lanes with traffic signals directing cars traveling in a number of different directions, often during rush hour when people are

Friday, March 24, 2017

Dog Fatally Attacks Infant in Lusby

A dog fatally attacked an eight-month-old infant in Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland, on Thursday afternoon. Family friends were watching the baby when the dog attacked him around 1 pm. The police arrived immediately, saw the dog attack the boy, and used deadly force to stop the dog. Unfortunately, the baby succumbed to his injuries in

Baltimore Truck Accident Lawyers: Truck Accidents On the Rise

Each year in the United States, there are approximately 11 million trucks traveling on roadways across the country. While trucks comprise only 4.7% of the total vehicles on the road, they are involved in 12.4% of all fatal traffic accidents.  Prior to 2009, there was a steady decline in the number of truck accidents across

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Toddler Fatally Injured in Taneytown Fire

A toddler was fatally injured in a house fire on Wednesday afternoon in Taneytown, Carroll County, Maryland. Around 3:45 pm a fire started in the attic of the house where the toddler and an older child were playing. The mother of both children and the older child escaped from the fire. Unfortunately, no immediate escape

Baltimore Car Accident Lawyers: Whiplash

Whiplash is one of the more common injuries associated with car accidents. The impact of a car hitting another vehicle or an object like a tree or phone pole causes the driver’s neck to snap forward and backwards like a whip. Victims of whiplash often experience symptoms for months, sometimes even years, after the wreck,

Baltimore Social Security Disability Lawyers: Rare Disorders

If you have been diagnosed with a rare disease or disorder, chances are you have had to cope with a lot of uncertainty, frustration, and fear over how the condition is going to affect your life, both in the short- and long-term. If the disorder compromises your ability to work, and you are unable to

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Baltimore Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: New Drug Prescribing Guidelines

Prescription opioids are extremely potent medications that are used to manage pain. Unfortunately, they are also highly addictive, even when patients are taking them as prescribed. Medical experts call the prescription opioid epidemic the most serious public health crisis affecting people across the country. New legislation is being considered that would change prescription drug rules