Monday, May 30, 2016
Hospitals across the country are taking steps to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) that are caused by serious antibiotic-resistant bacteria. While improvements have been made, there is still work to be done to address patient safety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that healthcare workers implement a combination of infection control measures in [ ] The post Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss Superbug Bacteria in Healthcare Settings appeared first on Leviness, Tolzman and Hamilton.
Trauma centers throughout the state of Maryland see first-hand how dangerous it is to talk or text while driving. Drivers who are distracted by an incoming text or phone call may only look away from the road for a matter of seconds, but that is all it takes to cause a serious, if not fatal, [ ]
Monday, May 23, 2016
Summer is right around the corner and the upcoming Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of the season. The three-day weekend is typically filled with family activities, parties with friends and, for some, traffic-filled drives to the beach. Many of these plans also involve alcohol, which can have devastating consequences if an impaired driver [ ] The post Baltimore Personal Injury Lawyers: Make Safety a Priority This Memorial Day Weekend appeared first on Leviness, Tolzman and Hamilton.
It is a well-known fact in the trucking industry that truck accidents involving big-rigs and 18-wheelers can be catastrophic, resulting in serious injuries and fatalities. Autonomous driving technology has been gaining traction in the personal vehicle market in recent years, and the trucking industry is following suit. Three trucking manufacturers, including Mercedes, Volvo, and Scania, [ ]
Filing for Social Security disability benefits requires many steps, so it is no surprise that many individuals seek the help of a third party when it comes to this complex process. Even less surprising is that there are many scammers who try to get sensitive information off of disabled people who are in the application [ ] The post Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers Warn of Phishing Scam appeared first on LeViness SSD.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
If you currently receive Social Security disability benefits, it is important that you are prepared when the Social Security Administration (SSA) decides to conduct a review of your condition. The SSA will conduct these reviews in order to determine whether you still qualify for disability benefits based on the status of your medical condition. [ ] The post Baltimore Social Security Disability Lawyers: SSA’s Review of Disability Benefits appeared first on LeViness SSD.
Studies conducted by Dr. Martin Makary and Dr. Michael Daniel at Johns Hopkins indicate that medical errors account for at least 251,454 deaths each year in the U.S., making medical errors the third leading cause of death in the country after heart disease and cancer. The CDC lists lower respiratory disease as the third leading [ ] The post Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Medical Errors Leading Cause of Death appeared first on Leviness, Tolzman and Hamilton.
Monday, May 9, 2016
Primecare Medical, a correctional healthcare company in West Virginia that provides medical, dental, and psychiatric care to inmates, is being sued for allegedly causing the death of an inmate at Eastern Regional Jail in Martinsburg, West Virginia. A representative of the man’s estate filed the medical negligence lawsuit in the Kanawha Circuit Court in February [ ] The post Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Medical Negligence Lawsuit After Inmate Dies appeared first on Leviness, Tolzman and Hamilton.
Other than buying a house, purchasing a new car is one of the biggest financial investments most people make. With the staggering number of choices available to consumers, the decision can easily become very overwhelming. To help narrow down the search, Consumer Reports has compiled a list of the lowest rated cars, which covers ten [ ]
Monday, May 2, 2016
Not surprisingly, truck drivers who suffer from sleep apnea and do not follow their recommended treatment program are much more likely to be involved in a serious crash. What may come as a surprise is the number of preventable truck accidents that occurred among truck drivers with sleep apnea who did not follow the appropriate [ ]
When driving at night or during inclement weather that causes impaired visibility, one of the first things you do is turn on the car’s headlights. You probably don’t even think about whether the headlights are powerful enough to keep you safe. In fact, a recent study shows that it is likely that they are not [ ]
Choosing the right doctor can be an overwhelming decision for anyone about to put their health on the line, and sometimes even more stressful when you are responsible for the health and care of a family member. Oftentimes, part of a person’s selection criteria is finding out whether a physician has ever been disciplined, or [ ]
As the weather gets warmer, more motorcyclists will share the roads with other drivers. While it is always important for motorcyclists and drivers alike to be alert and practice safe driving habits at all times, early spring is a good time to bring special attention to motorcycle safety. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, an [ ] The post Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyers: Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month appeared first on Leviness, Tolzman and Hamilton.