Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Individuals who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) constantly face exhaustion even when they are well-rested. Getting a good night’s sleep does not help, and physical or mental exertion can make it worse. In addition to the constant fatigue, people who suffer from CFS can also experience a range of other symptoms including weakness, muscle

Monday, November 28, 2016

Baltimore Personal Injury Lawyers: Unsecured Loads and Debris

When unsecured cargo falls from a truck, and there are other vehicles in the vicinity, the consequences can be devastating. A 23-year-old woman recently lost her life in Northern California when she careened off the road after debris fell from a truck she was following. This is just one example of how tragic a situation

Baltimore Truck Accident Lawyers: Proposed Speed Limit Rule

In an effort to improve highway safety and prevent serious truck accidents, the Department of Transportation recently announced a proposal that would make it mandatory for commercial trucks to install speed-limiting devices. Once installed, the device will prevent trucks from exceeding the speed limit. Currently, the rule applies to trucks over 26,000 pounds. Motor carriers

Friday, November 25, 2016

Baltimore Truck Accident Lawyers: Cab Seat Technology

Sitting behind the wheel of a large truck for extended periods of time can cause a range of health problems, from minor body aches and pains to chronic lower back problems and other musculoskeletal issues. This can affect the driver’s ability to focus on the road, which can lead to serious truck accidents. Fortunately, engineers

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Baltimore Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Occupational Hazards Facing Electricians

Electricians go through extensive training in order to learn their trade. From repairing simple electrical problems in private homes to installing entire electrical systems in large corporations, electricians handle a wide range of potentially dangerous projects. Electricity can cause serious burns and other devastating injuries, which can leave an electrician unable to work and support

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Baltimore Car Accident Lawyers: Hazards of Drowsy Driving

Most people would think twice before getting behind the wheel of a car after drinking. What many people do not realize is that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving. In fact, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) categorizes drowsy driving as impaired driving, which is the same category it uses

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers: Premature Rupture of the Membranes

Many women go through their entire pregnancy without any major complications or health issues. Sometimes towards the end of the pregnancy, complications can arise when the membranes of the amniotic sac rupture before labor begins. This is called premature rupture of membranes (PROM), and it can put the baby at risk for a range of

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Making Patient Safety a Priority

A concerning statistic reveals that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. According to a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), regardless of the official cause of death on a death certificate, other factors can compromise patient safety including poor communication, diagnostic errors, inadequate training, and poor

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Baltimore Car Accident Lawyers: Travel Tips for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year, if not the busiest. This year, it is estimated that over 42 million people will be traveling at least 50 miles to be with family and friends, which means that traffic will be unusually heavy. And if you live on the east coast, the

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Baltimore Car Accident Lawyers: Drunk Driving Prevention

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, the holiday season is filled with office events, family gatherings, and cocktail parties celebrating everything from Christmas and Hanukah to ringing in the New Year. But this also happens to be one of the most dangerous times of the year to be on the road. Partygoers who have had

Friday, November 18, 2016

Maryland Truck Accident Lawyers: Holiday Deliveries

The hectic holiday season is quickly approaching and just as the stores and malls become busier, so do the roadways. More people prefer shopping online from the convenience of their homes, and that means more truck drivers are on the road delivering packages. The increase of trucks on the road brings a higher risk of being involved

Maryland Car Accident Lawyers: “Textalyzer” to Prevent Distracted Driving

After tragically losing his son in a car accident caused by a distracted driver, the victim’s father, Ben Lieberman, was determined to come up with a solution that would hold distracted drivers accountable for their actions. Frustrated that the driver responsible for his son’s wrongful death never faced criminal charges, Lieberman realized that there is

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Baltimore Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Animal Attack Injuries

Animal attacks can cause a wide range of injuries, from minor cuts and scratches to deep wounds, head trauma, and disfigurement. According to the Centers for Disease Control, dog bites alone account  for approximately 4.5 injuries across the country. If you were attacked by someone’s pet, in most cases you would file a personal injury

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Baltimore Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome

Employees who work with vibrating tools or machinery on a regular basis can develop nerve damage, resulting in a tingling, or numbness in the hands and fingers. This condition, known as hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), can lead to permanent numbness and muscle weakness if the individual continues to use vibrating tools over time. Baltimore Workers’

Baltimore Social Security Disability Lawyers: Taxes and Disability Benefits

When it comes to disability benefits, the type of benefits that you are collecting will determine whether they are taxable or tax free. How your disability benefits are taxed depend on who makes the payment and the deductibility of the premium payments. There are several types of disability insurance policies, including the ones listed below.

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Preventable Medical Errors

Each year, the Department of Public Health tracks preventable medical errors that occur in hospitals across the country. This information is then released in an effort to encourage hospitals to take a closer look at their quality of patient care to see where they can make improvements. According to health officials, approximately one-third of

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Preventable Medical Errors

Each year, the Department of Public Health tracks preventable medical errors that occur in hospitals across the country. This information is then released in an effort to encourage hospitals to take a closer look at their quality of patient care to see where they can make improvements. According to health officials, approximately one-third of patients

Baltimore Truck Accident Lawyers: Fatal Tesla Accident

Earlier this year, while testing the autopilot feature on a Tesla S sedan, an occupant was fatally injured when the car failed to brake before it turned in front of a semitrailer. The car hit the truck, ran under the trailer, and then veered off the road and into a power pole. The car accident

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Maryland Bus Accident Lawyers: School Bus Company Suspended

Upon further investigation of the Baltimore bus crash that caused two fatalities and multiple injuries, sources say that the Baltimore school bus company involved was suspended. Last year, AAAffordable Transportation LLC, the company that owns the school buses, was suspended from providing charter bus rides due to financial and administrative, not safety, violations such as

Baltimore Bus Accident Lawyers: Candlelight Vigil Held for Victims of Baltimore Bus Crash

Hundreds paid their respects Wednesday evening when they held a candlelight vigil for those who lost their lives in the fatal Baltimore bus crash. The crash, which occurred early Monday morning, claimed the lives of six people and left 10 others with serious injuries. Survivors of the bus crash stated that it was completely unexpected. While

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Maryland Bus Accident Lawyers: Baltimore Bus Crash Update

An update on the Baltimore bus crash shows that investigators believe autopsy results, a survivor’s account, and what the recording equipment reveals will uncover the reason for the crash. On Tuesday morning, November 1, a school bus smashed into a commuter bus, causing six fatalities and 10 personal injuries, two of which remain critical. Upon further examination,

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Baltimore Personal Injury Lawyers: Update on Bus Accident this Morning

Sadly, the bus driver in this morning s fatal bus crash was fatally injured in the wreck. The damages in the collision appear to be catastrophic, and eight people were transported to area hospitals with injuries. Thankfully, the school bus was not carrying any children at the time of the accident. Investigators are still trying to

Baltimore Bus Accident Lawyers: Six Fatally Injured in School Bus Crash

A fatal bush crash this morning claimed the lives of three individuals in Southwestern Baltimore. The bus accident occurred at Frederick and Monastery Avenues near Mount St Joseph s High School and involved an MTA bus and a school bus. Initial reports stated that six individuals were fatally injured and an unknown number sustained personal injuries. Bus