Friday, December 15, 2017

Liberty Road Safety Project

Liberty Road in Baltimore County is about to experience a major makeover that will reduce the risk of car accidents and make it a more aesthetically pleasing area for residents and motorists. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that $900,000 has been allocated for beautification and safety improvements along Liberty Road as part of the

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Self-Driving Shuttle Not to Blame for Crash

Las Vegas is a place where people from all over the world come to escape reality and enjoy the food, the casinos, the fabulous entertainment, and now, the technology. A new self-driving shuttle bus was recently released in Sin City, but unfortunately, the shuttle was involved in a minor car accident just hours after its

Workers’ Compensation Settlement

At any stage during Workers’ Compensation proceedings, workers in Maryland who suffer a workplace injury may choose to pursue a full and final settlement. There is no requirement to settle a Workers’ Compensation case but once it is settled, it may not be reopened. It is therefore prudent for injured workers to enlist the help

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Cell Phone-Related Fatality Numbers May be Worse than Reported

The number of distracted driving-related car accidents continue to claim the lives of motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians across the country. In 2016, 3,450 people lost their lives in distracted driving accidents, with thousands more suffering serious injuries. Cell phone use is largely to blame for many of these wrecks as motorists continue to talk, text,

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Wrong Way Collision on Capital Beltway Fatally Injures Driver

A wrong way collision that took place on the Capital Beltway fatally injured the driver, and caused the other driver severe injuries. Around 9:15 pm, on Monday night, the accident occurred when a 36-year-old man from Greenbelt, Maryland, who was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway, struck a pickup truck head-on in

When Workers Cannot Perform Pre-Injury Jobs

Not all injured workers recover well enough to return to the job they were doing before their injury. Workers’ Compensation benefits do not pay as much as what a worker makes pre-injury. It is important to communicate with an employer that a doctor has ordered restrictions on the type of work that can be done,

Misdiagnosis of Psychotic Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common forms of dementia, affecting over five million people in the United States alone. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s and a diagnosis can be a devastating blow to the patient and his or her family. Alzheimer’s is frequently misdiagnosed because it can resemble other types of dementia