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How Lawyers Evaluate Medical Malpractice Cases

Posted On 09.14.17 by in Blog

Before contacting a lawyer about a possible medical malpractice case, it is important to understand how these types of cases are evaluated by attorneys. Some cases are more intricate...

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Does the DC Pot Law Cause More Accidents in Maryland?

Posted On 09.07.17 by in Blog

As personal injury attorneys, we handle hundreds of cases related to a client being injured by someone driving under the influence. Most of the times these cases relate to...

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Are Helmet Laws Having a Positive Impact in Maryland?

Posted On 08.31.17 by in Baltimore

U.S. News & World Report says Connecticut, which removed helmet safety laws in 1976, is considering reinstating the law requiring motorcycle riders to wear helmets. Connecticut is catching on to...

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Top 4 Reasons Cardiologists Get Sued

Posted On 08.24.17 by in Medical Malpractice

The Doctors Company, an insurer owned by physicians, completed a study of 429 cardiology claims for damages.  It was the goal of the study to further educate cardiologists on...

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Why Workers’ Compensation Claims Get Denied

Posted On 08.17.17 by Admin in Insurance

Workers’ compensation claims seem simple enough to most people. If you’re injured while on the job, you get to sue your employer, right? While you can certainly file the...

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Could Lack of School Bus Driver Oversight Put Your Children at Risk?

Posted On 08.10.17 by in Auto Accidents

You may have seen the CBS News report; “CBS News investigation finds stunning lack of oversight of school bus drivers.”  They concluded that every day in this country, 60...

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Bed Bug Lawsuit Settlements in Maryland

Posted On 08.03.17 by in Blog

Just the words “bed bugs” can make a person itch. Bed bugs are tiny creatures that live in the hidden crevices of mattresses or other places where people –...

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What Diseases Are Usually Misdiagnosed?

Posted On 07.27.17 by in Blog

Misdiagnosis occurs if your doctor or a health care provider didn’t detect or didn’t order necessary testings in case of reasonable suspicion of a disease. Sometimes the consequences can...

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Medical Malpractice- What You Can Expect

Posted On 07.20.17 by in Blog

Unfortunately, medical malpractice can happen to anyone, and it can change your life forever, especially in case of serious diseases. Although the most doctors, health care professionals and hospitals...

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Playing the Odds – Are You at Risk for a Medical Mistake?

Posted On 07.13.17 by in Blog

You may not realize it, but medical errors in the United States have hit a record high. Healthcare IT News reported that provider error is the third leading cause of death...

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Maryland Implements Strategies to Prevent Drunk Driving

Posted On 07.06.17 by in Alcohol Related Arrest

Drunk driving is still a problem in Maryland, despite more than a decade of campaigns to reduce it. Today, all U.S. states and the District of Columbia have laws...

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Who Are the Worst Drivers in Maryland?

Posted On 06.29.17 by in Auto Accidents

Always watch out for the other guy. That was some of the best driving advice our parents ever gave us. It’s true that in today’s hustle-bustle society you probably...

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Seeking Workers’ Compensation in Maryland- What You Need to Know

Posted On 06.22.17 by in Blog

If you’ve been injured while on the job you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers pay into an insurance pool that can be accessed if you have an...

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Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering in Maryland?

Posted On 06.15.17 by in Blog

Filing a personal injury lawsuit means that you are suing for pain and suffering caused by injury to your person. While these cases are common, it takes an experienced...

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Does Maryland Place a Cap on Medical Malpractice?

Posted On 06.08.17 by in Blog

U.S. News & World Report tells us that medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in our country today. This means that ten percent (10%) of the...

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Every Month Should Be Motorcycle Awareness Month

Posted On 06.01.17 by in Baltimore

At the beginning of May 2017, the Baltimore Times announced the kick off for another national motorcycle safety awareness month. The article reported that 70 motorcyclists are killed and...

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How to Get the Disability Benefits You Need

Posted On 05.25.17 by in Blog

Few of us hope to find ourselves in need of disability benefits. However, sometimes things happen, and we end up injured — often through no fault of our own....

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Could Social Media Hurt Your Case?

Posted On 05.17.17 by in Blog

Part of being a skilled personal injury attorney is knowing all the tricks of the trade, including knowing when the opposing counsel is up to dirty tricks. Here’s just...

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Five Questions to Ask a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Posted On 05.04.17 by in Blog

The month of May is Motorcycle Awareness Month.  If you’re ever involved in a motorcycle accident, it would be a good idea to talk to an attorney who can...

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Talk to Your Teens about Distracted Driving

Posted On 04.27.17 by in Auto Accidents

Nearly all kids look forward to learning to drive. The ability to drive represents freedom, and it also often represents a milestone that is associated with becoming an adult....

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4 Things to Do NOW if You Already Gave a Statement to the Insurance Company

Posted On 04.20.17 by in Auto Accidents

“I was in a car accident recently. I already gave the insurance adjuster a statement and have not hired a personal injury attorney yet.” Q- “Have I messed up...

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Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect: What to do Before Meeting with an Attorney

Posted On 04.13.17 by in Blog

Having an elderly relative in the nursing home should give you a sense of relief that your loved one is being care for. However, nursing home neglect and abuse...

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What to Do If You’re Involved in a Motorcycle Accident

Posted On 04.06.17 by in Blog

It’s finally spring! Nice weather in Maryland gives you a great opportunity to get out on the open road and enjoy riding your motorcycle. Besides wearing a proper helmet,...

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What to Consider When Buying Car Insurance

Posted On 03.30.17 by in Blog

Having auto insurance is one of the most important decisions you could make when considering the financial security of your family. Not only is carrying auto insurance necessary, but...

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Passenger Injury Claims After a Car Accident

Posted On 03.23.17 by in Auto Accidents

None of us ever want to get into a car accident, but most people are fairly confident they know what to do in such an event. First, you ensure...

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Deadlines for Workers’ Compensation Claims in Maryland

Posted On 03.17.17 by in Blog

There are several important deadlines for injured Maryland workers to be aware of.  Missing these deadlines can mean a loss of benefits, so it is important to meet with...

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The Hidden Consequences of an Auto Accident

Posted On 03.10.17 by in Auto Accidents

There is an unmentioned and often dismissed aspect of car accidents that we’d like to discuss briefly today. That is the fact that along with physical injuries and property...

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Premises Liability Cases Are Real

Posted On 03.03.17 by in Blog

Everybody has heard the phrase “slip and fall” when talking about lawsuits. But why do they exist? Does a company have to pay every single person who happens to...

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Steps to Follow After an Auto Accident

Posted On 02.24.17 by in Auto Accidents

An auto accident can happen at any moment- that’s why it’s so important to know what to do, and what NOT to do, if you’re ever involved in one....

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Dealing With Insurance Companies After A Car Accident

Posted On 02.16.17 by in Auto Accidents

There are two defying moments whenever you’ve been involved in an auto accident—the first is right after the accident, and the second is when medical treatment ends. The first...

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Lawyer Vs. No Lawyer

Posted On 02.10.17 by in Blog

As a society, we tend to scoff at lawyers. However, when you are in a tight corner, or if someone who owes you money isn’t paying what you deserve,...

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5 Signs That You Are a Victim of Medical Malpractice

Posted On 02.03.17 by in Blog

Did you know that medical malpractice is the third-biggest cause of death in the United States? When you put your hands in the care of those who are supposed...

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8 Steps of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Posted On 01.27.17 by in Blog

If you are involved in a personal injury claim, it is important to understand the legal process involved. Personal injury claims are often complex, and it typically takes a...

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4 Mistakes That Will Hurt Your Personal Injury Claim

Posted On 01.19.17 by in Blog

If you have been injured in an accident, it is important to take the necessary steps to get the compensation you deserve. When pursuing a personal injury case, you...

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Steps to Follow After a Workplace Injury

Posted On 01.13.17 by in Blog

The first week after an accident or an on-the-job injury happens is a vital time to prepare to file any workers’ compensation claim. In order to get proper damages,...

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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite! Baltimore No. 1 for Bed Bugs

Posted On 01.05.17 by in Baltimore

A few weeks ago, we discussed the rising number of bed bug cases in Baltimore.  Coincidentally, the Baltimore Sun published an article yesterday naming Baltimore as the Number 1...

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2016 “10 Worst Toy” List

Posted On 12.15.16 by in Baltimore

It’s that time of year again!  Parents are scrambling from store-to-store to ensure that their little ones get the toy that they “must have”.  While we all the very...

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Skiing & Snowboarding Injuries

Posted On 12.01.16 by in Blog

As winter approaches, many people will be out on the slopes. Skiing and snowboarding are popular sports that people of almost any age can participate in. However, skiing and...

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Posted On 11.17.16 by in General Information

It is that time of the year again – stuffing, cranberry sauce, football, and leftover turkey sandwiches. Thanksgiving is all about coming together with those who we love, and...

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Slip and Fall Injury- Do I Have a Case?

Posted On 11.10.16 by in Blog

When someone slips and falls on someone else’s property and gets injured, this is considered a “slip and fall” personal injury case. In a broader sense, these cases fall...

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Their Car Insurance Won’t Pay. What Should I Do?

Posted On 11.03.16 by in Auto Accidents

It seems like a no-brainer: If someone else causes an accident that results in an injury to you, their insurance should cover the costs involved in your treatment and...

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What to Do When Involved In a Hit and Run Accident

Posted On 10.27.16 by in Auto Accidents

When an accident happens in Maryland and the at-fault driver disappears or is uninsured, and there is no other insurance available, an injured victim may have recourse through the...

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Common Forms of Medical Malpractice

Posted On 10.20.16 by in Blog

The last thing you ever want to think about when visiting a doctor is that you could leave worse off than when you arrived. Medical malpractice laws exist for...

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Getting the Workers’ Compensation Money You Deserve

Posted On 10.13.16 by in Blog

You might, at some point, be injured at work. When that happens, you need to make sure that your rights are preserved. Understanding how workers’ compensation works is the...

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Tips on Handling a Car Accident

Posted On 09.29.16 by in Auto Accidents

Chances are that, at some point, you are going to be in a car accident. How you handle the car accident is very important, especially if you have been...

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5 Situations that Call for a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted On 09.15.16 by in Auto Accidents

In a perfect world, personal injury attorneys wouldn’t be needed. When you were injured in an accident, the insurance company of the responsible party would offer a fair settlement,...

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How You Can Help Your Workers’ Compensation Case

Posted On 09.08.16 by in Blog

As your lawyers, our goal is to remove as much of your stress as possible after a work injury. We will deal with the insurance company, get your lost...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation 101

Posted On 09.01.16 by in Blog

The term workers’ compensation is used to refer to the insurance carried by employers to take care of injured employees. It is also shorthand for the Workers’ Compensation Commission...

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Medical Malpractice Alert: Wrong Site/Wrong Patient Surgical Errors May Be On The Rise

Posted On 08.25.16 by in Blog

Every year, millions of Americans undergo a surgical procedure. Some are relatively simple, such as root canal surgeries; others – like brain and spinal cord surgeries – are highly...

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Uber or Lyft Accidents- Your Rights As a Passenger

Posted On 08.18.16 by in Auto Accidents

It seems that overnight, ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft have spread across the state of Maryland and the entire country. In fact, Uber says it does 1 million rides...

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Medical Errors Are the Third Leading Cause of Death- Report

Posted On 08.10.16 by in General Information

A recent Washington Post report says medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the country.  The head of our medical malpractice division, Tom Summers was recently interviewed...

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Accidents Involving Uninsured Drivers- What You Need To Know

Posted On 08.04.16 by in Auto Accidents

Every year, there are over 100,000 car accidents in Maryland. Approximately 40% of which cause some sort of personal injury. What’s even scarier is that about 13% of motorists...

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Involved in a Car Accident? Think Like a Lawyer

Posted On 07.27.16 by in Blog

Car accidents happen more than 10.6 million times a year. Therefore, the odds are that you will be in one and might suffer a personal injury. If you are...

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Proving Your Injury In a Maryland Lawsuit

Posted On 07.20.16 by in Blog

Whether you have been injured in a car accident, a slip-and-fall, or another type of personal injury accident, proving your medical injuries is basically done the same way. For...

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What Is My Maryland Auto Accident Worth?

Posted On 07.12.16 by in Auto Accidents

How Much Money Can I Get For My Automobile Accident Lawsuit?  It’s a question we get all the time.  Let’s get the usual disclaimers out of the way—every case...

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The Truth About Insurance Companies

Posted On 06.29.16 by in Auto Accidents

Insurance companies make their business under the guise of pretending they exist for the benefit of their policyholders. And, while they used to protect their policyholders, that’s no longer...

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It’s About Time: The Statute of Limitations

Posted On 06.15.16 by in Auto Accidents

Timing is everything in personal injury cases. Well, not everything, unless you’ve filed too late. Then it’s the only thing that matters. When you consult a personal injury lawyer,...

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Social Security Disability and Maryland Law

Posted On 06.08.16 by in General Information

The backlog of cases before the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review is tremendous. In Maryland, claimants can expect to wait 464 days from the date the Request for...

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Has Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Been Denied?

Posted On 05.25.16 by in Blog

When you have been injured on the job and are unable to return to work, you may be faced with many difficulties. There is the injury itself that is...

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The Importance of Your Medical Records

Posted On 05.18.16 by in Blog

You’ve made our appointment. You’ve signed our papers. You’ve told us the story of your case. Good to go? No, not yet. We need the medical records. We need...

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“Personal Injury” is a Term that’s Misunderstood

Posted On 05.05.16 by in Blog

Personal injury is misunderstood. Wikipedia doesn’t help. Although the debate continues over the reliability of Wikipedia–schools telling kids not to cite it and others saying it’s as good as...

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The Top 5 Tips for Dealing with an Insurance Company After a Car Wreck

Posted On 04.29.16 by in Auto Accidents

Every year there are hundreds of thousands of car accidents resulting in an insurance claim. Insurance companies are there to make money by charging premiums, but to make a...

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Medical Malpractice Alert: Wrong Site/Wrong Patient Surgical Errors May Be On The Rise

Posted On 03.31.16 by in Blog

Every year, millions of Americans undergo a surgical procedure. Some are relatively simple, such as root canal surgeries; others – like brain and spinal cord surgeries – are highly...

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Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Maryland

Posted On 03.15.16 by in Blog

Under the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act, an eligible employee may qualify for one of four different types of workers’ compensation benefits at any one time. Depending on the length...

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Cerebral Palsy, Birth Injuries, and Medical Malpractice

Posted On 03.07.16 by in Blog

The birth of a child is a joyful event looked forward to with delight and anxious anticipation for months, sometimes years, beforehand. Innumerable nights are spent reading pregnancy and...

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The Dangers and Challenges of an 18-Wheeler Accident Lawsuit

Posted On 01.18.16 by in Auto Accidents

An accident case involving an 18-wheeler (semi-truck) is especially complex. This is because you’re not dealing with a private individual, but layers of corporations. From the driver, who may...

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If I Am Injured on the Job and Have to Go to the Hospital for Treatment, Does My Employer Have to Pay Me for the Entire Day?

Posted On 01.13.16 by in Blog

Here in Baltimore, the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission oversees how Workers’ Compensation functions should you get injured on the job. Hopefully, you’ll never need to understand how this affects...

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Who is to Blame for Pedestrian Accidents?

Posted On 01.13.16 by in Auto Accidents

  There are many occasions and locations where people are seen traveling on foot. Unfortunately, the large number of pedestrians results in an increasing number of deaths from vehicle...

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What a Construction Site Injury Means to You Legally.

Posted On 12.28.15 by in Blog

Construction jobs are among the most dangerous in the country. EHS Today lists them among the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the county. What is even more disturbing...

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How to Pursue a Case of Premises Liability.

Posted On 12.21.15 by in Blog

Premises Liability is an area of the law that gives the responsibility of an accident on their property to landowners and tenants. When they negligently allow a dangerous condition...

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How to Handle a Deposition.

Posted On 12.14.15 by in Blog

The injury probably has you feeling bad enough. Unfortunately, you may soon learn that it can get worse. As you might imagine, insurance companies aren’t lining up to pay...

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What You Need to Know About Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Insurance & Claims.

Posted On 12.10.15 by in Blog

Under the area of law known as “Personal Injury”, individuals who are injured in an accident that is someone else’s fault have the right to file a claim to...

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Traffic Fatalities up in 2015

Posted On 12.07.15 by in Auto Accidents

The National Safety Council published results of a study that showed that traffic fatalities are up 14 percent nationally in the first half of 2015 compared to the first...

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63 Ways to Volunteer in Baltimore

Posted On 11.25.15 by in Baltimore

Every day we hear about community issues waiting to be championed. Why not stand up and make a difference in our community? We have searched Baltimore and its surrounding...

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One Third of Nursing Home Patients Report Abuse or Harm.

Posted On 11.12.15 by in Blog

Nursing homes are promising patients an immense array of luxuries, from “decadent hot baths” any time of day to having a fully equipped gym complete with a parked car...

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Do You Have a Premises Liability Case in Baltimore?

Posted On 11.07.15 by in Blog

If you’re at all familiar with premises liability laws, you probably know that they apply to negligent employers in slip and fall cases, but did you know that these...

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How Much Workers’ Comp Retraining Am I Entitled To?

Posted On 11.03.15 by in Workers' Compensation

Workers’ compensation cases are almost always more involved and complex than they first appear. You might think that after a slip and fall accident or any other kind of...

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The Cautionary Tale of “Peeple”

Posted On 10.30.15 by in Blog

Cyberbullying is a very real thing. The Maryland state law on Cyberharassment is located in Section B1 in Chapter 369 of House Bill 396, which states: A person may...

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Two Fatal Auto Accidents in Maryland Raise Questions About Fault

Posted On 10.27.15 by in Auto Accidents

According to CBS Baltimore, police have reported one man dead after he lost control of his vehicle on Sunday morning, October 4th, while entering I-270 near Shady Grove Road....

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Can I File an Appeal on My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Posted On 10.20.15 by in Blog

If you’ve been injured on the job in Baltimore, under Maryland law, you may be owed workers’ compensation. However, not all injuries and accidents are covered, and your claim...

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Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP Grows Medical Malpractice Division by Announcing New Partner, Thomas C. Summers

Posted On 09.29.15 by in Blog

Mr. Summers to Oversee Medical Malpractice Cases for the Maryland Personal Injury Law Firm Baltimore, MD, September 29, 2015 –(PR.com)– Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP announced today the joining of...

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Workers Compensation: Know Your Rights

Posted On 09.24.15 by in Blog

America has long since passed a myriad of laws designed to keep employees safe at the workplace. Every state has flexibility in this regard to some degree, but the...

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Tips for Filing Social Security Disability Claims

Posted On 09.22.15 by in Disability

If you are unable to work because of any number of different disabilities, then you know how quickly the bills can begin to pile up. It is important to...

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The First Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Posted On 09.17.15 by in Auto Accidents

Getting in an automobile accident is never a pleasant event. Quite often, such accidents result in negative energy, frayed emotions, and an endless list of individuals that have to...

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Where to Turn for Legal Help in a Defective Product Injury Case

Posted On 09.15.15 by in Personal Injury

When you purchase a product anywhere in the Baltimore area, you have the reasonable expectation that it will perform as expected. If it does not, you return it. What...

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Your Legal Rights When Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident

Posted On 09.10.15 by in Blog

If you have ever slipped and fallen, you know how painful this can be. Accident or not, injuries can happen, and they can be rather serious. This can be...

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Auto Accident Liability: Just Whose Fault Is It?

Posted On 09.08.15 by in Auto Accidents

Auto accidents are certainly the bane of our existence. Just when life seems to be going along so well, that is when an accident seems to strike. Not only...

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Personal Injuries Occur While Shopping

Posted On 09.03.15 by in Blog

When you enter any given store to do a bit of shopping, you have a reasonable expectation of safety. Most of the time, such outings go off without a...

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The Process of Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Posted On 09.01.15 by in Blog

Nobody sets out to get injured, but insult is often added when the other party seems unwilling to help you get the care and compensation that you are justly...

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The First Steps in a Medical Malpractice Case

Posted On 08.27.15 by in Blog

With all of the advances in modern medicine, errors are still occurring all too frequently. If you have been wronged by a physician, hospital, drug, or any other of...

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Your Legal Resource- “What is my case worth?”

Posted On 08.25.15 by in Blog

Maryland attorney, Alex Bush, explains what determines the value of your personal injury case. If you’re injured in an accident, the attorneys at Ingerman & Horwitz,LLP are here to...

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Your Legal Resource- “What do I do if I’m in an auto accident?”

Posted On 08.17.15 by in Auto Accidents

Attorney Alex Bush gives you important pointers on what (and what not) to do if you’re involved in an auto accident. Remember, if you’ve been involved in an accident,...

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What Should You Do After a Car Wreck?

Posted On 08.12.15 by in Auto Accidents

No one likes to think about the possibility of getting into an accident, but these types of events can and do happen all the time. It’s important to have...

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Working with Insurance Companies after an Injury Claim

Posted On 08.10.15 by in Blog

Even though you may have a fantastic insurance company, it is very important that you do not put all of your faith into the company or agent. They may...

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What Determines the Value of Your Personal Injury Claim?

Posted On 08.07.15 by in Blog

It’s important to understand that there are a number of factors that determine the value of any personal injury claim. It may seem as simple as a jury awarding...

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What You Need to Know About Occupational Accident Insurance

Posted On 08.06.15 by in Blog

Occupational accident insurance, or OAI, is a type of insurance policy that’s able to provide benefits to employees who are injured or killed while performing their job. It acts...

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The Most Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

Posted On 08.05.15 by in Blog

While no one wants to go through the process of filing a lawsuit and then have to deal with all of the hassle that comes along with it, sometimes,...

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Key Questions That You Should Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted On 08.04.15 by in Blog

In order for you to achieve the best possible outcome in your personal injury case, you’ll need to make sure that you’ve retained the services of the right lawyer....

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Hurt in a Grocery Store? Find out About Liability

Posted On 08.03.15 by in Blog

Think about how many times you go to the supermarket to buy groceries. For many people, it is a once a week thing. For others, they find themselves visiting...

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How to Select a Good Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted On 07.31.15 by in Blog

If you’ve suffered an injury due to an accident and need to seek compensation, then you will need to hire a personal injury lawyer. This is something, however, that...

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Should You Settle Your Personal Injury Case?

Posted On 07.30.15 by in Blog

In all likelihood, you’ll be faced with the decision of whether or not to settle your personal injury claim once it’s made. By and large, defendants have an interest...

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What to Do If You Are Hurt at a Grocery Store

Posted On 07.29.15 by in Blog

What happens if you are shopping in the grocery store and fall? If you don’t receive any injuries, then you might not think much of it. However, if you...

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Exposed to Asbestos? Find Your Legal Recourse

Posted On 07.28.15 by in Blog

The United States banned the use of asbestos years ago, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still a chance of exposure. That’s because the material is still found, within...

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Hurt in a DUI Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted On 07.27.15 by in Alcohol Related Arrest

If you have been in a vehicle accident and the collision was caused by a drunk driver, then you do need to know that you have legal recourse. To...

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Drugs that Have Caused Serious Injury

Posted On 07.24.15 by in Blog

Prescription drugs have always been something of a double-edged sword. There is a number of important medications out there that people rely on to improve their quality of life...

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A Brief Rundown of What Happens at a Personal Injury Trial

Posted On 07.23.15 by in Blog

When your personal injury case goes to trial, you need to know what to expect. Often, personal injury trials can be quite long, and having some idea of how...

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Common Mistakes People Make in Personal Injury Cases

Posted On 07.22.15 by in Blog

No one wants to be involved in a personal injury case, but sometimes things just happen. If you believe that you might have a personal injury case on your...

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The Absolute Best and Safest Breed of Dog

Posted On 07.13.15 by in Blog

We have all heard horror stories about dog bites. But why do dogs bite? Believe it or not, it all starts with the dog’s owners. A dog whose care...

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Your Rights Under Workers’ Compensation Law

Posted On 07.13.15 by in Blog

If your employer has workers’ compensation insurance, and you suffer an accident or injury while on the job, you have certain rights. Those rights ensure that you are able...

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How to Negotiate a Personal Injury Settlement

Posted On 07.10.15 by in Blog

If you are the victim of a personal injury accident, then the first thing you should do is contact proper legal representation. You can technically handle the claim on...

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Worker’s Comp: Receiving Prescription Medication from Your Doctor

Posted On 07.09.15 by in Blog

In the state of Maryland, worker’s comp beneficiaries are able to receive their prescriptions directly from their doctors instead of getting them at the pharmacy. Though this may seem...

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How to Fill out Workers’ Compensation Claim Forms

Posted On 07.08.15 by in Blog

If you have had an accident or injury while at work, then you will likely need to file for workers’ compensation. This is only available if your employer has...

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How Do Insurance Companies Determine Compensation?

Posted On 07.08.15 by in Blog

If you have been a victim of an accident, and you have a personal injury claim, then one of the things that you and your attorney will need to...

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Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim Doesn’t Always Work

Posted On 07.06.15 by in Blog

Every worker should understand that if they get injured on the job, they can file a workers’ compensation claim in order to obtain damages to help them recover from...

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Do You Need an Attorney for a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Posted On 07.03.15 by in Blog

In some ways, filing workers’ compensation claims is like filing any other insurance claim. You have to fill out forms and show your expenses for medical bills and damages....

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Common Types of Personal Injury

Posted On 07.01.15 by in Blog

Personal injuries are one of the most common reasons lawsuits get filed. They come about when one party gets hurt and believes that someone else is responsible. Intentional harm...

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Your Rights Under Workers’ Compensation Law

Posted On 06.29.15 by in Workers' Compensation

If your employer has workers’ compensation insurance, and you suffer an accident or injury while on the job, you have certain rights. Those rights ensure that you are able...

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Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Posted On 06.26.15 by in Medical Malpractice

When most of us go to the doctor, we take confidence in knowing that we are about to be cared for by a professional with our best interests in...

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Common Misconceptions About Workers’ Compensation

Posted On 06.24.15 by in Workers' Compensation

Although most people understand that their employer most likely carries workers’ compensation insurance for them, that doesn’t mean they fully appreciate what that entails. As a result, they can...

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Can I Take My Employer to Court?

Posted On 06.22.15 by in Workers' Compensation

Generally speaking, if someone’s actions, or their lack of taking action, end up getting you hurt, you can take them to court to collect damages. This is the basis...

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Can Emotional Distress Count as a Personal Injury?

Posted On 06.19.15 by in Blog

If you’re at all familiar with personal injury law, then you know that it covers a fairly wide spectrum of potential cases. You could sue a business owner if...

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Assault and Workers’ Compensation

Posted On 06.17.15 by in Blog

When most of us think of workers’ compensation claims, we usually think of someone slipping at their jobsite or something falling on their head. Depending on what caused the...

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5 Reasons Why People Lose Their Personal Injury Lawsuit

Posted On 06.15.15 by in Blog

Over the last two or three decades, the media has convinced the public that most personal injury lawsuits are frivolous and deserve to lose in court. Unless you’re familiar...

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Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted On 06.12.15 by in Blog

Personal injury cases can cover a wide variety of different topics, including slips and falls, dog bites, medical malpractice and car accidents. If you have been injured due to...

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What Do You Have to Have for a Personal Injury Claim?

Posted On 06.11.15 by in Blog

Personal injury claims can cover a wide variety of different issues and accidents. Because of the scope of such cases, they can also be quite confusing. For example, many...

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Understanding Emotional Distress in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Posted On 06.09.15 by in Blog

If you have been injured while on the job, you likely have a workers’ compensation claim to file. However, you do not want to handle this on your own...

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What if I Can’t Return to My Original Job after Injury?

Posted On 06.08.15 by in Workers' Compensation

After some workplace injuries, it is not possible to return to your original job. This may be due to new physical limitations or disabilities that would prevent you from...

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Hit and Run Accident Still Not Solved

Posted On 06.05.15 by in Blog

Hit and run accidents, unfortunately, happen all too often. People know they did something wrong. They may have been drunk, high, or sleepy. So, instead of staying at the...

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ATV Accident Leads to Injuries

Posted On 06.02.15 by in Blog

The vast majority of personal injury accidents happen due to slips and falls, but a great deal of them are also related to vehicle collisions – that includes other...

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Sentencing for Crash That Happened Last June

Posted On 06.01.15 by in Baltimore

Almost a year ago, Juan C. Bastida-Martinez was involved in a vehicle accident that resulted in the death of Steven Miller, who was on a motorcycle. The accident occurred...

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Maryland Insurer Must Compensate Worker for Lost Leg

Posted On 05.29.15 by in Blog

A few months ago, the Supreme Court of New Hampshire decided a worker’s compensation case involving a Maryland insurance company, Arabella Insurance. In the case, a worker was returning...

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$400,000 Award for Workers Comp Death Benefits in Maryland

Posted On 05.27.15 by in Workers' Compensation

Several months ago, the widow of a worker who lost his life at work finally received a decision from the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission that awarded her $400,000. The...

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Man Suffers Fatal Injury While in Custody

Posted On 05.25.15 by in Baltimore

There are multiple types of personal injury cases occurring in Baltimore at any given time, and they can vary greatly. Consider one story that has been making the news...

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Tractor Trailer Accident Leads to Three Deaths

Posted On 05.22.15 by in Blog

On April 21 along the Eastern Shore, two tractor trailer trucks collided while traveling on Maryland Route 404. This collision and resulting vehicle accidents led to three deaths. Brian...

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What to Do If You Are Bitten By a Dog

Posted On 05.19.15 by in Personal Injury

Dogs are man’s best friend, or that’s how the saying goes. According to the ASPCA, there are around 70 to 80 million dogs that live in households throughout the...

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What Does Arising Out of Employment Mean For Workers Comp?

Posted On 05.18.15 by in Blog

Just because you suffered a workplace injury, it does not mean that you qualify for workers’ compensation in Maryland. There are actually a few very important characteristics that must...

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What are the 4 Types of Disability Benefits in Workers Comp?

Posted On 05.15.15 by in Blog

In the state of Maryland, workers compensation provides coverage for medical bills related to injuries that arose out of, and in the course of, employment. In addition to compensating...

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Proposed Law for Birth Injury Fund May Become Reality in Maryland

Posted On 05.13.15 by in Laws

There is a new proposed law in Maryland that will create a birth injury fund for hospitals and the families that sue for birth injuries. Under the current system,...

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Maryland Woman Files Wrongful Death Suit against Testosterone Drug Company

Posted On 05.11.15 by in Wrongful Death

A widow in Maryland has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her husband who died after taking a testosterone drug called Testim. The lawsuit alleges that the...

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Why Your Personal Injury Case Is Unique

Posted On 05.08.15 by in Auto Accidents

If you recently got involved in an accident, you may notice that friends and co-workers will start telling you about someone else they know who got in an accident...

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Maryland is one of the National Leaders in Workers’ Compensation

Posted On 05.06.15 by in Blog

Just recently ProPublica and NPR released a study that compared workers’ compensation between states all across the country. Their interactive database allows people to compare workers comp not only...

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FREE Legal Education Seminar on the Eastern Shore! Thursday, May 14th!

Posted On 05.05.15 by in Blog

Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP is pleased to announce our FREE Legal Education Seminar on the Eastern Shore of Maryland: “YOU & THE LAW” Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015 Time:...

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Do Motorcycle Riders Have to Wear Helmets in Maryland?

Posted On 05.04.15 by in Motorcycle

The simple answer to this question is yes. Currently it is against the law to ride a motorcycle without a helmet; however, there is one state senator who has...

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Construction Workers gets $5 million Settlement from Workplace Injury

Posted On 04.29.15 by in Baltimore

This winter, a construction worker from Buffalo, NY received a $5 million settlement from the employer and property owner for an accident that occurred in 2008. While working, he...

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Baltimore Riots Result in Injuries and Property Destruction

Posted On 04.28.15 by in Blog

For many, the sad events of the last few days have resulted in loss of property, including businesses, homes, and cars. These things are mostly replaceable, but for 15...

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Baltimore Riots: A Fulcrum for the National Crisis of Conscience?

Posted On 04.28.15 by in Baltimore

In recent weeks, a tragedy has rolled across Baltimore. The death of Freddie Gray left many in our city mourning and unsure how to express their grief. Some reacted...

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Are there Forum Selection Clauses in Your Employment Agreement?

Posted On 04.27.15 by in Workers' Compensation

When you get an offer for a job, you will often be asked to sign an employment agreement. Though it’s important to always read agreements before you sign them,...

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New Proposed Anti-Fraud Act in Maryland

Posted On 04.24.15 by in Laws

In February, the new Attorney General in Maryland, Brian Frosh, put forth support for an expansion to the current False Claims Act in Maryland. So far, the bill has...

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In Personal Injury Law, What Are Damages?

Posted On 04.22.15 by in Personal Injury

If you find yourself with a personal injury claim, then you will definitely want to learn more about different types of cases and what you actually have to go...

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Things That Can Cause a Slip and Fall Accident

Posted On 04.20.15 by in Personal Injury

One of the most common types of accidents that people suffer from would be slips and falls. These can happen for a number of different reasons and can result...

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Could Nikki’s Death Have Been Prevented?

Posted On 04.17.15 by in Baltimore

April 15th marks the three-year anniversary of the death of Nikki Kellenyi, an 18-year-old young woman who didn’t have to die. She was a victim of distracted driving. Ironically,...

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Tanker Involved in Four Car Collision

Posted On 04.16.15 by in Auto Accidents

Every day, people share the interstate. There are all types of vehicles in these lanes, including 18-wheelers, compact cars, pickup trucks, and everything in between. When there are different...

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Paving Accident at Baltimore Airport

Posted On 04.15.15 by in Personal Injury

According to OSHA, construction site jobs are some of the most dangerous positions in the country. Accidents that occur on these sites can lead to severe injury, permanent disability,...

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Man Flees Accident in Harford

Posted On 04.13.15 by in Auto Accidents

Traffic accidents happen all the time. In fact, at any given moment, someone is probably involved in a wreck somewhere in the United States. When these accidents happen, if...

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Defective Products Can Lead to Injuries

Posted On 04.10.15 by in Personal Injury

If you have defective products in your home, and they lead to injury, you may assume that it was your fault as you were a careless consumer in some...

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Defective Elevators Injure Baltimore Child

Posted On 04.08.15 by in Blog

Product recalls seem to be a part of everyday life, and thankfully, the recalls usually occur before anything bad happens. You have likely owned a few products that ended...

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Construction Worker Accidents

Posted On 04.06.15 by in Blog

Anytime there are accidents involving people who are on the job, it is the responsibility of OSHA to investigate the situation and ensure the accidents do not happen again....

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House Bill 818

Posted On 04.03.15 by in Laws

The Maryland State legislature presently has in the works House Bill 818, which proposes that the current laws regarding the use of turn signals while driving be expanded to...

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Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

Posted On 04.03.15 by in Auto Accidents

There are many different cases in which personal injury law may come into play. If you were injured due to someone else’s negligence or because they purposefully did something...

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Wrongful Death Claims in Maryland

Posted On 04.01.15 by in Blog

Wrongful death is a type of personal injury, such that the death results from another person’s negligence. If you are an immediate family member of someone who has died,...

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Bankruptcy Due to an On The Job Injury

Posted On 03.31.15 by in Baltimore

Workers’ injuries can have overwhelmingly devastating consequences for both the injured and the family involved. Especially if the injured person is the breadwinner of the household, financial strain can...

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Understanding Your Personal Injury Rights in Baltimore

Posted On 03.27.15 by in Baltimore

If you’ve been injured due to another person’s negligence in Baltimore, you may be considering a personal injury case. Before deciding whether to file a lawsuit or claim, make...

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Understanding Maryland’s Workers’ Compensation

Posted On 03.26.15 by in Workers' Compensation

If you are employed in Maryland, you are likely protected by the workers’ compensation laws. These laws provide protection for nearly every employee in the event they are injured...

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Understanding Fault in Slip and Fall Personal Injury Accidents

Posted On 03.25.15 by in Baltimore

When you suffer an injury due to a slip, trip, or fall on someone else’s property, it can be difficult to know exactly who is at fault, and as...

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Wrongful Death Statute in the State of Maryland

Posted On 03.24.15 by in Wrongful Death

Family members of a loved one who died due to medical malpractice or any other kind of negligence from another person, product, or institution could possibly file a wrongful...

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Product Liability Lawsuits Due to Dangerous Furniture in Baltimore

Posted On 03.23.15 by in Product Liability

Personal injuries include a wide selection of negligent actions from an entity, be it an individual or company, which result in harm to another party. Dangerous furniture claims fall...

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Premise Liability – What You Need to Know

Posted On 03.20.15 by in Blog

If you have been injured due to unsafe conditions on someone else’s property, you may have a personal injury case under Baltimore laws. If you are trying to determine...

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Personal Injury Claims in Baltimore, Maryland

Posted On 03.19.15 by in Baltimore

The area of personal injury includes a wide array of neglectful actions on the part of an individual, product, or company that cause an injury to another person. Personal...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Posted On 03.18.15 by in Blog

If you’ve been injured while working, you are likely covered under workers’ compensation. Nearly all employers are required to provide this type of insurance for employees to provide benefits...

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Maryland Personal Injury Laws: Dog Bites

Posted On 03.17.15 by in Blog

If you’ve been bitten by a dog in Maryland, you may be able to file a personal injury claim against the dog’s owner. Here you will find out more...

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Personal Injury Claims and Maryland Workers’ Compensation

Posted On 03.16.15 by in Blog

While workers’ compensation in Maryland does not allow you to sue your employer for injuries that are suffered on the job, there are some situations that may arise that...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation Eligibility

Posted On 03.13.15 by in Blog

If you’ve been injured while working, you might be eligible for Maryland workers’ compensation. However, the laws in Maryland concerning eligibility are different than they are in other states....

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Rules for Dog Bite Injury Claims in Baltimore Maryland

Posted On 03.12.15 by in Blog

Dog bites fall under the category of personal liability claims in Maryland. A person who’s been a victim of an animal attack in this state can claim personal injury...

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Overview of Maryland’s Worker’s Compensation Laws

Posted On 03.11.15 by in Blog

In the state of Maryland, employers are required by law to provide worker’s compensation insurance to all employees within the company. In other words, worker’s compensation, also known as...

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Dangerous Toys Personal Injury Claims in Baltimore

Posted On 03.10.15 by in Product Liability

In the United States there are many quality standards governing the production and sale of toys. Child safety is taken very seriously, and many toys, especially those coming from...

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Maryland Employer Workers’ Compensation Laws

Posted On 03.09.15 by in Blog

Most employers who have more than one employee in the state of Maryland are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance for each employee. This insurance must be obtained from...

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Medical Malpractice Laws in Baltimore

Posted On 03.06.15 by in Blog

Medical malpractice involves the willful negligence of a healthcare provider that results in serious implications for the health of the individual under the provider’s care. Medical malpractice laws in...

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Slip and Fall Accident Claims in Maryland

Posted On 03.05.15 by in Personal Injury

Slip and fall accidents are a common occurrence all over the country. If a person trips, falls, or is in any other way hurt on another person’s property, that’s...

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Maryland Laws Regarding Assault and Battery

Posted On 03.03.15 by in Personal Injury

The state of Maryland has strict laws that protect residents who are victims of assault and battery. Assault is a crime and happens when an individual attempts to physically...

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Types of Personal Injury Damages in Baltimore

Posted On 03.02.15 by in Blog

Personal injury laws protect those who have been wrongfully affected by the negligence of another entity (person, business, or product). Personal injury claims are handled in the civil court....

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Contributory Negligence and Personal Injury Cases

Posted On 02.18.15 by in Blog

If you were walking through downtown Baltimore and came to a crosswalk, there’s always the risk that someone could hit you while you were traveling to the other side...

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Common Types of Product Liability Cases

Posted On 02.17.15 by in Blog

The majority of us buy products all the time without giving a second thought as to whether or not they will perform like we assume they will, especially if...

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Dog Bites as Personal Injury

Posted On 02.16.15 by in Blog

Personal injury lawsuits can happen for all kinds of reasons. The one thing they all have in common, though, is that the plaintiff believes they were injured due to...

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Emotional Distress as a Personal Injury

Posted On 02.13.15 by in Blog

When you hear of a personal injury, you probably think of something physical. Perhaps you imagine someone slipping on an icy driveway. Even something like a dog bite could...

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After an Accident Seek Legal Advice

Posted On 02.12.15 by in Auto Accidents

At some point in our lives, most of us will either be in an accident or know someone who has. Not all accidents are the scary kinds that involve...

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2.5 Million Dollar Case Fumbled Over $2 Fee

Posted On 02.11.15 by in Blog

With $2.5 million hanging in the balance, an unpaid $2 library fee prevented a lawsuit from moving forward. A Virginia lawyer, C. Kailani Memmer, waited to file a personal...

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Filing a Construction Workers’ Compensation Claim

Posted On 02.11.15 by in Blog

It’s all too easy to get hurt while working on a construction site. The combination of dozens, even hundreds of people, heavy machinery, tall heights and weather conditions can...

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Laws Regarding Assaults at Work

Posted On 02.10.15 by in Blog

We all have the right to feel safe while at work. Even those working on construction sites or oil rigs are protected by laws that force their employers to...

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Personal Injury Cases in Maryland

Posted On 02.09.15 by in Auto Accidents

Given the broad spectrum they cover, personal injury cases are fairly common here in Maryland. They can come about because someone slipped and fell on someone else’s property, because...

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Personal Injury on Maryland Construction Sites

Posted On 02.05.15 by in Blog

Working a construction job comes with a number of risks. As such, it’s a pretty common environment for personal injury lawsuits to arise. Thanks to all the heavy machinery,...

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What Is Tort Law?

Posted On 02.04.15 by in Blog

The Basics Tort law covers a whole body of law that deals with violations wherein a person’s behavior injured someone else or otherwise caused them to suffer or incur...

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When Workers’ Compensation Won’t Get Approved

Posted On 02.03.15 by in Blog

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance. It provides employers with a safety net, so that if one of their employees gets injured on the job, they don’t have...

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Can I Sue My Employer?

Posted On 01.30.15 by in Blog

If you’ve been hurt or otherwise suffered unduly in the course of your employment, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance should have you covered. However, there may be a number...

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What Injuries Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

Posted On 01.29.15 by in Blog

Most people know that workers’ compensation claims are how you get your needs met after an accident while on the job. However, it’s actually a bit more technical than...

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Types of Disability and Workers’ Compensation

Posted On 01.28.15 by in Blog

Workers’ compensation insurance is your employer’s way of ensuring you’re taken care of if you get injured on the job. Unless you believe you were injured on purpose, there...

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Understanding Medical Malpractice

Posted On 01.27.15 by in Blog

You’ve probably heard of medical malpractice before, but might be unsure of what this area of the law covers. Whether you just want to be prepared or you think...

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Who Is Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Posted On 01.26.15 by Admin in Personal Injury

Given its name, you may think that workers’ compensation covers anyone who is employed. Unfortunately, this misconception could leave you very disappointed if you ever get injured on the...

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Winning a Product Liability Lawsuit

Posted On 01.22.15 by Admin in Personal Injury

The vast majority of us buy products on a regular basis without giving a second thought to whether they will work or not. We certainly don’t imagine that the...

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What Is an Average Weekly Wage?

Posted On 01.02.15 by in Workers' Compensation

When applying for worker’s compensation in Maryland, you will discover that you are eligible to receive a percentage of your average weekly wage. Therefore it is very important that...

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Airline Injuries

Posted On 01.01.15 by in Personal Injury

Serious in-flight injuries are statistically rare, however, they do occur to passengers while using an airline. There are many airline passengers each year that suffer minor, severe, and even...

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What Are Punitive Damages?

Posted On 12.31.14 by in Personal Injury

Punitive damages are damages awarded in a civil suit that are in addition to compensatory damages. Compensatory damages are meant to restore the plaintiff to their position before the...

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Extending Medical Malpractice Immunity in Maryland

Posted On 12.30.14 by in Medical Malpractice

On November 21, 2014, the Maryland Appellate Court issued a decision that will extend medical malpractice immunity to situations when a health care provider chooses not to admit a...

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What Is the Jones Act?

Posted On 12.08.14 by in General Information

In nearly all situations, individuals who are hurt on the job can file for workers’ compensation, except for seamen, or maritime workers. Individuals who work primarily on a boat...

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Paintball Injuries & Lawsuits

Posted On 12.05.14 by in Personal Injury

Each year, more than eight million people engage in paintball. Paintball is a popular game that involves using a paintball gun (or paintball marker) that shoots paint-filled pellets at...

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Notifying Responsible Party for Personal Injury Claim

Posted On 12.02.14 by in Auto Accidents

If you have been involved in an accident and were injured, it is important that you take the necessary steps to receive compensation and justice for your injuries. One...

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Brain Injury Information

Posted On 12.01.14 by in Auto Accidents

Each year, nearly 1.5 million Americans sustain some type of brain-related injury. From mild to severe, brain injuries can completely change a person’s life. In most cases, brain injuries...

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When Do You Need a Lawyer?

Posted On 11.21.14 by in General Information

In certain situations, having legal representation is in your best interest. Some claims involve complex legal rules and theories that are best handled by an experienced and knowledgeable attorney....

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Personal Injury Claims Involving Assault and Battery

Posted On 11.19.14 by in General Information

In most situations, personal injury cases involve accidents. However, intentional actions can cause injury too, such as assault and battery. In civil court, assault and battery are called intentional...

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Driving Risks for Pregnant Women

Posted On 11.17.14 by in Auto Accidents

Pregnant women are constantly under the microscope regarding safety, including being told what they should and should not do when they are expecting a child. According to a study...

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The 10 Most Common Damages Recovered in Private Lawsuits

Posted On 11.14.14 by in General Information

In private lawsuits, those in which one person files a claim against another, damages are sought depending on the circumstances of the case. If you are injured or if...

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Amusement Park Accidents

Posted On 11.12.14 by in Personal Injury

Each year, thousands of injuries are reportedly caused by amusement park rides. While some injuries are minor, such as headaches, major injuries do happen. Between 1987 and 2000, amusement...

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Honda under Investigation

Posted On 11.11.14 by in Auto Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  (NHTSA) has opened an investigation into Honda, the Japanese automaker, after it failed to report numerous incidents involving air bag failures that have...

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Injured by a Dog: What Should I Do?

Posted On 11.10.14 by in Personal Injury

Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to seek compensation if you are injured by a dog. In most cases, the dog’s owner will be liable and will...

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What is PIP Coverage?

Posted On 11.07.14 by in Auto Accidents

In Maryland, personal injury protection (PIP) is a required component of car insurance unless the vehicle owner waives it. PIP is often called “no-fault” protection, as it provides protection...

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NuvaRing Safety Information and Legal Options

Posted On 11.06.14 by in Drug injuries

Since being approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2002, the prescription contraception NuvaRing has been used by women to prevent pregnancy. This contraception, like other prescription...

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Medical Malpractice: Are We Afraid of the Real Dangers?

Posted On 11.05.14 by in Medical Malpractice

People tend to think of themselves as rational thinking organisms. Humans have survived the evolutionary lottery because we have learned to avoid things that can actually snuff us out;...

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Why to Take Notes After an Accident or Injury

Posted On 11.04.14 by in Auto Accidents

  Following an accident, you should begin taking notes immediately. Taking notes allows you to document everything related to the accident and will benefit you when it comes time...

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Toys That Have Been Banned

Posted On 11.03.14 by in Blog

From the 1950s to the late 90s, many toys came onto the market that seemed great at first – that is until children started getting seriously injured while playing...

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What You Need to Know About Insurance Adjusters

Posted On 10.31.14 by in Blog

If you have ever experienced an injury from an automobile accident, airplane accident, bicycle accident or pedestrian accident, you have likely dealt with an insurance adjuster.  For the most...

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Is an Employer Responsible for Damages Caused by an Employee in Maryland?

Posted On 10.30.14 by in Blog

With the change of the weather and the holiday season around the corner, more and more people will find themselves in business locations and interacting with these businesses’ employees. ...

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Police Brutality in Baltimore

Posted On 10.29.14 by in Baltimore

Upon years of alleged police brutality involving the Baltimore Police Department, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday that an investigation will begin with hopes that positive changes...

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How to Prove a Defective Product Liability Claim

Posted On 10.28.14 by in Blog

If you have used a product and it resulted in injury, you might be able to pursue a defective product liability claim. But before you proceed, it is important...

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Halloween Health and Safety Tips

Posted On 10.27.14 by in Blog

  Halloween is a holiday that is gaining in popularity year after year.  What used to be a single day of fun and antics has morphed into an entire...

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Pedestrian Safety Awareness Needed in Baltimore Maryland

Posted On 10.23.14 by in Auto Accidents

“Stop, Wait, Go Slow” “Be Alert and Don’t Get Hurt” These are the catch phrase messages of the campaign which the city of East Baltimore hopes will ring in...

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Auto Insurance Companies Do Not Play Fair

Posted On 10.22.14 by in Blog

A recent national consumer survey found that a majority of the driving American public rejects the use of educational and occupational background as a basis for Auto Insurance Rates. ...

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AIG May Just Be the Worst Insurance Company Ever

Posted On 10.17.14 by in Blog

In 2009, the American Association for Justice released it’s list of the 10 worst insurance companies in America. At that time, Allstate took the top spot for abusive practices...

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Ebola Patient Now In Maryland Hospital. Do You Need to Worry?

Posted On 10.17.14 by in Blog

Thursday morning, the National Institutes of Heath Clinical Center in Bethesda announced it has admitted Nina Pham, the first of two nurses who contracted Ebola from the Texas case....

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Apartment Accident Attorneys

Posted On 10.15.14 by in Blog

Apartment owners have a duty to provide a safe environment for tenants. When they fail to do so, and cause an injury because of their failure, an apartment accident...

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How to Calculate Pain and Suffering in a Lawsuit or Settlement

Posted On 10.14.14 by in Blog

A term you’ve almost certainly heard before is “pain and suffering.” You may have wondered what it means, if it’s even a real consideration, and how often pain and...

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What is Negligence?

Posted On 10.10.14 by in Blog

Attorneys like to use the word “negligence” a lot. It’s a big deal, especially in personal injury law. However many people don’t know what negligence is, what it means,...

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Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

Posted On 10.09.14 by in Blog

In your first meeting with a personal injury attorney the focus of the meeting is usually on whether or not you have a personal injury case. The discussion will...

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Common Hospital Mistakes Lead to Injuries and Death

Posted On 10.08.14 by in Blog

  In many modern hospitals, communication methods are outdated, clunky, glitchy, or prone to error and lack of oversight. Your doctor may prescribe a treatment that has to pass...

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Benicar Lawsuits

Posted On 10.03.14 by in Blog

Popular hypertension drug, Benicar, has been linked to cases of “sprue-like enteropathy.” The drug makers have failed to properly warn patients about the risks associated with Benicar, and, as...

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Court Rules That A Data Breach Does Not Count as Personal Injury.

Posted On 10.02.14 by in Blog

A malware attack in 2013 resulted in the theft of as many as 1.1 million customers’ payment cards from retailer Neiman Marcus.  That data breach naturally led to fraudulent...

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Is a Bartender Responsible for a Drunk Driver? Maryland and Dram Shop Laws

Posted On 10.01.14 by in Alcohol Related Arrest

Here’s the question many people ask after being injured by a drunk driver: is the bar or bartender responsible for the drunk driver? Can they be charged with a...

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Jake’s Law Increases Penalties for Distracted Drivers in Car Collisions

Posted On 09.30.14 by in Blog

In recent years, we’ve all become more aware of how distracted driving accidents are on the rise. In April of this year, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed a bill...

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One Month In, Curfew Draws Mixed Reactions

Posted On 09.17.14 by in Baltimore

We surveyed Baltimore residents to see reaction to the new curfew law.  You can join in on the survey and discussion here. As of August 8, Baltimore youth are...

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Veterans’ Legal Rights Gaining Attention

Posted On 09.16.14 by in Blog

On August 11, the American Bar Association recognized something that the attorneys of Ingerman & Horwitz have known for decades – that veterans are woefully underrepresented by skilled attorneys....

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Maryland Reaches Settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Over Illegal Drug Marketing

Posted On 09.10.14 by in Blog

The Maryland Attorney General, along with Attorney Generals from 41 other states (including the District of Colombia) have reached a $35 million settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. regarding the...

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Xarelto Anticoagulant Causes Uncontrolled Bleeding, Results in 150 Deaths

Posted On 09.02.14 by in Blog

A new study in the August issue of the Journal of Neurosurgery has found that a certain type of anticoagulant drug, named Xarelto, causes bleeding that is less easily...

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Secondary Asbestos Exposure—The Lingering Shadow of a Sad Era

Posted On 08.26.14 by in Blog

It has been almost 50 years since the first wave of lawsuits for asbestos exposure began and 40 years since new regulations sharply curtailed the use of asbestos in...

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Homes Contaminated With Lead Paint- A Continuing Issue in Baltimore

Posted On 08.13.14 by in Blog

The almost daily lawsuits continue to be filed in Baltimore City Circuit Court regarding lead paint exposure.  The flurry of claims is due to a 2011 change in the...

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Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Case Involving Triple Stabbing at Strip Club.

Posted On 08.11.14 by in Blog

  Attorneys for the estate of 19-year-old Jesse Clark-Nugent filed a wrongful death suit against The New 2 O’Clock Club today, August 11, 2014. Jesse Clark-Nugent was killed in...

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The Ultimate Workers’ Compensation FAQ

Posted On 08.05.14 by in Blog

People who have to use Maryland’s workers’ compensation system always have questions and don’t always get satisfactory answers. We have our own workers’ compensation FAQ on the site which...

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Top 10 OSHA Violations

Posted On 07.30.14 by in Blog

In 2013, Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) performed almost 100,000 workplace inspections through its federal and state offices.  The ten most common citations for workplace safety are described...

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Disability Benefits While Working

Posted On 07.23.14 by in Social Security

If you have disability benefits and you wish to return to work, the Social Security program will likely continue to pay you benefits for a period of time while...

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Baltimore Making Strides Towards Pedestrian Safety

Posted On 07.08.14 by in Auto Accidents

In the decade from 2003 through 2012, 47,025 people died while walking on the streets of America. That’s sixteen times the number of Americans who died in all natural...

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Geico is Facing Two Class Action Lawsuits for Shady Behavior.

Posted On 06.27.14 by in Blog

Insurance companies facing legal action for bad behavior is nothing new. What’s interesting is the multitude of ways that these companies are found to be trying to get out...

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Baltimore LifeHacks

Posted On 06.24.14 by in Blog

This week we step away from our usual law discussion to share a list of “lifehacks” for living in Baltimore that we found on social media site, reddit. Some...

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The Maryland State Firemen’s Association and our Committment to Public Servants

Posted On 06.17.14 by in Blog

This week we’re exhibiting at the annual Maryland State Firemen’s Association. It’s one of our favorite events to attend because of our strong and ongoing relationship with public servants...

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How Long Do Personal Injury Cases Take?

Posted On 06.10.14 by in Blog

It’s not uncommon for court cases to take a long time. With objections and appeals, settlement offers and negotiations, we’ve all heard of the horror stories of cases lasting...

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When Expert Witnesses Go Bad

Posted On 06.03.14 by in Blog

You’ve probably heard the term “expert witness” before. But what is one? How is such a person used in court? And do they ever cause problems in court? What...

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Drugged Driving is Certain to Increase in Maryland

Posted On 05.28.14 by in Auto Accidents

With the new law which eliminates criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, the police are certain that there will be an increase in “drugged driving,” and the...

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Insurance Bad Faith Still Happens. AIG Recently Punished.

Posted On 05.13.14 by in Blog

People are often surprised to hear that insurance “bad faith” – an insurance company lying, or concealing facts, etc – still happens today. After all, these companies build their...

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Blinds Still Cause Child Stranglings

Posted On 05.06.14 by in Blog

Sad news out of Utah as yet another child dies due to strangulation on a window blind cord last week. How Serious Are Blind Strangulations? According to the U.S....

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Another Baltimore Doctor Behaving Badly.

Posted On 05.01.14 by in Blog

Doctor Y.K. Ramaiah of Baltimore was arrested and is now out on bail for charges of sexual offenses and assault.   Doctor Y.K. Ramaiah had a general physician’s office...

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General Mills and Forced Arbitration: A Victory for Consumer Rights.

Posted On 04.29.14 by in Blog

In 2012, two California mothers got fed up with the use of the phrase “100% Natural” on the General Mills Nature Valley granola bars. They called the marketing deceptive...

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Maryland Seat Belt Laws

Posted On 04.23.14 by in Auto Accidents

Last year we wrote an article which pointed out changes to Maryland’s cell phone law. At the same time the law changed in regards to cell phone use while...

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Concussions and Brain Injury Affecting Personal Injury Law.

Posted On 04.16.14 by in Blog

What does pro football have to do with law school and personal injury law? More than you might think. Law Schools Begin Concussion Courses On April 13, the New...

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Fueled by a Culture of Denial, Medical Mistakes Cause 500,000 Deaths Annually

Posted On 04.08.14 by in Blog

As recently as last year, mainstream publications were reporting that deaths due to medical errors were around 100,000 per year. While this is a terrifying number, especially for anyone...

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When Corporate Greed Costs Lives – The GM ignition switch.

Posted On 04.01.14 by in Blog

You’ve probably heard the story. General Motors chief executive Mary Barra (pictured above) is in Washington today to face questioning before members of the House and then members of...

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The 4 Most Common Construction Site Accidents

Posted On 03.18.14 by in Blog

When working in the construction industry, there is always a risk of injury. Employers have a duty to provide as safe an environment as possible for their workers, but...

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The 10 Most Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

Posted On 03.11.14 by in Blog

No matter how safe your job is, injuries happen in every workplace! From slips to burns, from carpal tunnel syndrome to back sprains, anybody who works is at risk...

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What is Insurance Bad Faith?

Posted On 03.04.14 by in Blog

In the world of personal injury law, a common term to hear is “insurance bad faith.” This phrase is used to describe the behavior of an insurance company that...

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How to Talk to an Insurance Company

Posted On 02.25.14 by in Blog

One of the most frustrating experiences that you can endure when you are injured is dealing with an insurance company. When you are injured, you want the compensation you...

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What is a Non-Traffic Accident?

Posted On 02.18.14 by in Auto Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that close to 100,000 injuries occur each year because of non-traffic accidents. Understanding the difference between a traffic accident and a non-traffic...

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Snow, Ice and Driving

Posted On 02.11.14 by in Auto Accidents

It seems to be the topic on everyone’s mind this year:  Snow.  The storms keep coming, and weeks of record-breaking low temperatures aren’t helping.  In the last month, Maryland...

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An app that makes you a safer driver? It could happen.

Posted On 01.21.14 by in Blog

We work with car accident victims all the time, so we know that one of the most dangerous driving behaviors a person can engage in is texting and driving....

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Civil Asset Forfeiture in Maryland

Posted On 01.15.14 by in Blog

You loan your car to an old friend and then you never see it again. No, the car wasn’t stolen or wrecked in an accident. Your friend is being...

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A Basic Look at Punitive Damages

Posted On 12.18.13 by in Blog

It seems that you regularly hear about lawsuits that result in huge awards. At one point, a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil resulted in $5 billion in punitive damages —...

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Using a Handheld Cell Phone? You Could Get a Ticket.

Posted On 12.10.13 by in Auto Accidents

On October 1, 2013, a new law banning the use of handheld cell phones while driving was put into effect in Maryland. For the last couple of months, it’s...

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Can a Chiropractor Help With Car Accident Injuries?

Posted On 12.02.13 by in Blog

When you are injured in a car accident, it’s a good idea to make sure that you get the medical care you need. This can be a little difficult...

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When You’re Injured At Work…

Posted On 11.20.13 by in Blog

When you are injured at work, it seems like the whole case is straightforward. You should receive workers’ compensation, and that’s the end of it. Unfortunately, as anyone who’s...

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Why You Need an Experienced Lawyer

Posted On 11.12.13 by in Blog

One of the common misconceptions surrounding lawyers is that it doesn’t matter what type of lawyer you get. An attorney is an attorney in the eyes of many. However,...

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Local Gynocologist Suspended, How To Tell if You’re A Victim

Posted On 10.22.13 by in Blog

Prominent Towson gynecologist, Dr. John Yacoub, has had his medical license suspended in an emergency action by the Maryland Board of Physicians. This suspension is in response to disturbing...

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Do You Know the Garage and Lawn Sale Laws in Baltimore?

Posted On 10.09.13 by in Blog

Summer is officially over, but some residents are still trying to squeeze in a garage or lawn sale. If you’re looking to clear out the clutter, and make a...

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Dog Bite Laws in Maryland- What Every Parent Should Know

Posted On 10.01.13 by in Blog

As I was contemplating the topic for this week’s blog, I just so happened to have a parent visit me to discuss ongoing medical complications their child has been...

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Medical Malpractice is the Sixth Biggest Cause of Death in America

Posted On 09.24.13 by Admin in Blog

Every year, medical malpractice kills or seriously injures hundreds of thousands of people.  The statistics are staggering.  It has been estimated that as many as 98,000 people die every...

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Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP Announces Attorney Promotions

Posted On 07.10.13 by in Press Room

Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP announced today that David Jackson and Aaron Schwartz have been promoted to Partners effective immediately. The announcement was made today by Bruce Ingerman and Alan...

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Things Every Firefighter Should Know..

Posted On 06.26.13 by in Blog

Last week, Ingerman & Horwitz attended the 121st Annual Maryland State Firefighter’s Association held in Ocean City, Maryland. We were honored to spend time and get to know those...

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Five Insurance Tips To Help You Survive A Motorcycle Accident

Posted On 05.14.13 by in Auto Accidents

Motorcyclists are a breed apart from other motorists—they share a unique bond with each other, and carry a mystique about them.  There are several stereotypes, to be sure, but...

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Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP Announces Participation in Washington County, Maryland Legal Pro Bono Day

Posted On 04.26.13 by in Press Room

Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP announced today its participation in Washington County, Maryland’s Pro Bono Legal Clinic being held on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013. The Washington County Bar Association in...

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Ten Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer (Part II)

Posted On 04.25.13 by in General Information

  Hiring a lawyer is stressful—some of this is because of the inconveniences associated with doing anything unpleasant, and some of it is because the reason for needing a...

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Ten Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer (Part I)

Posted On 04.15.13 by in Auto Accidents

It doesn’t matter if your case is a “tiny” automobile accident fender bender or a massive multi-million dollar birth injury medical malpractice case—you should hire the best lawyer possible. ...

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Retaliation in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Cases

Posted On 03.15.13 by in Blog

  There is a new bill being considered by the Maryland legislature to further protect injured workers from workers compensation-related retaliation by their employers.  If passed, this bill will...

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Maryland Bus and Taxi Accidents

Posted On 03.13.13 by in Auto Accidents

Maryland bus and taxi accident cases are somewhat different from other accident cases, largely because of insurance law, but also because of factors unique to those cases.  Here’s an...

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Seat Belts, Helmets and Contributory Negligence

Posted On 03.11.13 by in Auto Accidents

Some people mistakenly believe that because they did not wear a seat belt when involved in a Maryland automobile accident, that they are not entitled to a car accident...

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Maryland Pit Bull Lawsuit Update

Posted On 03.09.13 by in Blog

Ever since last year when the Court of Appeals ruled that pit bulls were inherently dangerous and their owners (and sometimes landlords) were strictly liable for any dog attack,...

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Punitive Damages For Drunk Drivers

Posted On 03.08.13 by in Auto Accidents

The Maryland legislature is considering a bill that would permit victims of drunk drivers to recover punitive damages in civil lawsuits.  House Bill 987, sponsored by Delegates Waldstreicher, Anderson,...

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Driving Itinerary

Posted On 03.07.13 by in Auto Accidents

Most plaintiffs question the need for various discovery questions asked of them.  These questions come in the form of written questions (interrogatories) or questions asked at deposition.  In many...

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Personal Injuries for Fly Balls

Posted On 03.06.13 by in Blog

Especially in the post-Ravens Super Bowl win, Marylanders are fanatic about their sports.  From time to time we field questions about baseball spectator injuries, which are frequently reported in...

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Vaginal Mesh Jury Verdict: $11.1 Million

Posted On 03.05.13 by in Blog

The first Johnson & Johnson vaginal mesh case has gone to trial, and the manufacturer lost big—the jury came back with a $3.35 million verdict.  Making things worse for Johnson...

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Using Property Damage Evidence In A Contested Case

Posted On 03.04.13 by in Auto Accidents

Probably about half of all automobile accident trials are what we call “damages only” case.  That means the insurance companies agree their driver caused the accident, but we are...

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Insurance Limits: Caps On Automobile Accident Lawsuits

Posted On 03.03.13 by in Uncategorized

One of the most important factors in determining the value of a car accident or personal injury case is the available insurance policies.  While the limits of those policies...

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Car Seat Safety

Posted On 03.02.13 by in Auto Accidents

  More children are killed by car crashes than by any other single cause (NHTSA, children ages 1 to 12 in the United States). Maryland Car Seat Laws The...

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Maryland Road Work Accidents

Posted On 03.01.13 by in Auto Accidents

Road workers have dangerous jobs.  They often work on the side or in the middle of well-traveled roadways and highways, and it seems that many people ignore warning signs...

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Maryland Bicycle Helmet Laws

Posted On 02.28.13 by in Auto Accidents

UPDATE: We originally posted this article in February 2013 when the Maryland legislature was considering requiring most bicycle riders to wear helmets.  However, the bill did not pass.  Therefore,...

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Distracted Driving Information For Drivers

Posted On 02.25.13 by in Auto Accidents

It is almost axiomatic how dangerous distracted driving can be.  We hear about it on the news, in lawsuits, and we know that people are being seriously hurt and...

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Buying a New Car? Get Gap Insurance

Posted On 02.23.13 by in Auto Accidents

Buying a new car is never simple.  Between high-pressure sales tactics and weighing the needs of the family (minivan?) versus the needs of self-image (sports car?), there is a...

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Vehicle Maintenance Records

Posted On 02.22.13 by in Auto Accidents

Auto accident cases against businesses and trucking companies often generate reams of information in the discovery process.  One important area your lawyers may look into is the maintenance records...

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Johns Hopkins Steps Up To Right A Wrong

Posted On 02.20.13 by in Press Room

Like other Marylanders, we were shocked to hear about allegations against former Johns Hopkins physician Nikita Levy, a gynecologist who may have been photographing and videotaping patients.  Levy worked...

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Truck Accident Lawsuits

Posted On 02.18.13 by in Auto Accidents

Many lawyers make the mistake of thinking that a Maryland truck accident is just a larger version of an automobile collision.  These cases are vastly more complicated, and failure...

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Maryland Bicycle Accidents

Posted On 02.15.13 by in Auto Accidents

  Like motorcycle accidents, bicyclists are particularly susceptible to collisions and are less protected from injury, despite helmet laws.  For these reasons, when an automobile collides with a bicyclist,...

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Johnson & Johnson: First Defective DePuy Hip Trial

Posted On 02.14.13 by in Press Room

  The first trial of about 10,000 cases over Johnson & Johnson’s defective DePuy hip replacement devices has started in Los Angeles, California.  These hip devices are from a...

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Using Maps at Trial

Posted On 02.13.13 by in Auto Accidents

Because a judge or jury may not be familiar with the area of a Maryland or West Virginia automobile accident, our lawyers frequently rely on maps and photographs of...

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Maryland Motorcycle Accidents

Posted On 02.12.13 by in Auto Accidents

  Some motorcyclists view it as a convenient and cheap and method of transportation, while others view it as a lifestyle.  Whether riding an old-time Harley Davidson or the...

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Value Of Maryland Workers’ Compensation Cases

Posted On 02.08.13 by in Workers' Compensation

  Workers’ compensation case values can be difficult to understand.  It’s easy to explain some of the usual benefits—lifetime medical care, and the amount of lost wages payable, for...

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Using Property Damage in a Contested Case

Posted On 02.06.13 by in Auto Accidents

Probably about half of all automobile accident trials are what we call “damages only” case.  That means the insurance companies agree their driver caused the accident, but we are...

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Evidence in Distracted Driving Lawsuits

Posted On 02.04.13 by in Auto Accidents

Many of our Maryland and West Virginia automobile accident clients tell us that they believe the negligent driver was illegally using a cell phone at the time of the...

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Five Dollar Footlong Lawsuits

Posted On 02.03.13 by in Press Room

  A pair of New Jersey residents and their lawyer have filed what they hope will be a class action lawsuit against fast-food chain Subway.  The allegation is simple—the $5...

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West Virginia Distracted Driving Lawsuits

Posted On 02.01.13 by in Auto Accidents

Effective July 1, 2012, West Virginia has a comprehensive law restricting the use of cell phones by drivers.  As the 36th state to ban texting and driving, West Virginia’s...

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Consumer Alert: Deadly “Monster” Energy Drinks

Posted On 01.29.13 by in Blog

  More and more reports are coming to light about dangerous highly caffeinated beverages like Monster Energy Drinks.  These are beverages that contain high amounts of caffeine, additives, and...

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Maryland Distracted Driving Lawsuits

Posted On 01.28.13 by in Auto Accidents

  If there is one significant trend we have noticed over the past ten years in our automobile accident lawsuits, it’s that a significant number of accidents are caused...

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Urgent Preservation Letters To Protect Evidence

Posted On 01.23.13 by in Blog

One reason why many personal injury victims should quickly contact a lawyer is to help identify and secure evidence that is important to the case.  In some situations, this...

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Medicare Liens

Posted On 01.22.13 by in General Information

  When Medicare pays expenses of medical care or prescription drugs for a person who was injured in an automobile accident or other personal injury, the victim must repay...

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The “Independent Medical Exam”

Posted On 01.16.13 by in Auto Accidents

Many serious automobile accident lawsuits wind their way toward what is often called the independent medical exam (IME).  In reality, these should be called defense medical exams, because there...

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Nursing Home Injuries & Fraud

Posted On 01.15.13 by in Blog

  A Georgia nursing home has settled fraud claims with the Department of Justice for over half a million dollars.  The settlement of $613,300.00 was made possible by the efforts...

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Top Maryland Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Posted On 01.14.13 by in Workers' Compensation

  A recent publication by 27Legal, The Comp Pinkbook:  Real Workers’ Comp Statistics on Lawyers, Injuries and Doctors credits our workers’ compensation lawyer Bruce Ingerman as being one of the...

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Deadlines in Maryland Cases

Posted On 01.11.13 by in Blog

Every potential lawsuit has a deadline known as the statute of limitations.  The most important step in any case is knowing the deadline to file it.  You can have...

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Researching Maryland & West Virginia Law

Posted On 01.10.13 by in General Information

  There are many times when you may need to research Maryland or West Virginia law or cases.  If you are looking for a doctor, you might want to...

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Maryland Waivers: Activities Your Kids Should Or Shouldn’t Participate In?

Posted On 01.10.13 by in Blog

A recent news article caught my eye—the California Supreme Court is deciding the extent of liability for people injured at amusement parks.  In a filed case, a woman states...

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Subaru Recalls some 634,000 Vehicles

Posted On 01.08.13 by in Blog

Subaru announced late last week that it would recall 633,842 vehicles, including Forester models made between 2009-2012, Legacy and Outback models made between 2010-2011, and Tribeca models made between...

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Florida Wrongful Death Case: Hit-And-Run

Posted On 01.03.13 by in Press Room

A lawsuit was filed in Oregon for a fatal December 2010 hit-and-run.  Mr. Toner was walking his dog in the grass when a truck swerved off the road and...

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Maryland Work Injuries: Preparing for a Nature & Extent Hearing

Posted On 01.03.13 by in Workers' Compensation

The final phase of a Maryland workers’ compensation claim, assuming that it is not settled or stipulated. The nature and extent hearing is where the case finally comes to...

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Maryland Automobile Accident Lawsuits: Last Clear Chance

Posted On 01.01.13 by in Auto Accidents

  We’re going to finish out the trio of complex Maryland legal principles, starting with contributory negligence and assumption of the risk, and ending today in last clear chance. ...

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Assumption of the Risk

Posted On 12.31.12 by in General Information

  Two of the most confused legal principles (even among lawyers) are assumption of the risk and contributory negligence. Contributory negligence applies when, even though a defendant is negligent,...

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Meningitis Outbreak Information

Posted On 12.24.12 by in Blog

Between May 21 and September 26, people in Maryland and throughout the United States receiving epidural steroid injections were at risk of contracting potentially deadly fungal meningitis.  We all...

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Resolving Maryland Workers’ Compensation Cases: Settlement Versus Stipulation

Posted On 12.21.12 by in Workers' Compensation

  When a Maryland workers’ compensation claimant is ready to resolve his claim, his lawyer may explore the possibilities of stipulation and settlement.  These are two of the three...

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Maryland Damage Caps

Posted On 12.20.12 by in Blog

  For serious personal injury lawsuits, an important factor as to the value of the case is whether there is a cap on the amount of damages (money) that...

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Contributory Negligence: Completely Preventing Plaintiff Recoveries

Posted On 12.19.12 by in Auto Accidents

Maryland is one of five jurisdictions, including Virginia, the District of Columbia, Alabama and North Carolina, that continues to hold onto the old rule of contributory negligence.  Contributory negligence...

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Hot Tea: Can I File A Claim In Maryland For Burn Injuries?

Posted On 12.17.12 by in Burn Injury

The news is reporting a new beverage-spill lawsuit, this time in a Nashville, Tennessee case against Southwest Airlines.  The all-to-familiar story goes like this: Woman boards plane. Woman orders tea....

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claims: Occupational Disease

Posted On 12.14.12 by in Workers' Compensation

  Most Maryland workers’ compensation cases are for accidental personal injury.  This covers work injuries like slip-and-falls, auto accidents, and almost anything else that can cause injury at the...

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Maryland Automobile Accidents While On-The-Job

Posted On 12.13.12 by in Auto Accidents

  Many new clients come to us believing they have an automobile accident claim or a workers’ compensation claim, when in reality they might have both.  In fact, for...

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Am I Covered By Workers’ Compensation? Employees Versus Independent Contractors

Posted On 12.12.12 by in Blog

  Workers’ Compensation benefits, in general, are available for employees who were accidentally injured while in the course of their employment.  A threshold issue is whether the injured worker...

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Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP is Now on Thumbtack

Posted On 12.12.12 by in Blog

You can now find Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP on Thumbtack! Thumbtack is a new way to hire local services.  You simply answer a few questions about your needs and...

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Maryland sees 2nd death, Virginia 13th lawsuit linked to the Meningitis Outbreak

Posted On 12.11.12 by in Press Room

In neighboring Virginia 13 lawsuits have now been filed in the Roanoke area against Insight Imaging, a Virginia based diagnostic imaging service, and The New England Compounding Center (NECC),...

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Maryland Circuit Courts

Posted On 12.10.12 by in Blog

There is a circuit court located in each of Maryland’s 24 counties.  Litigants can file civil cases for $15,000.01 or more, and can request a trial by a judge...

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Another Ford Recall: Approximately 74,000 Escapes and over 16,000 Fusions

Posted On 12.07.12 by in Press Room

The possibility of engine fires due to issues with overheating have forced Ford Motor Co. to issue a recall. Ford’s recall includes the 2013 model of 15,833 Fusion sedans...

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Maryland District Courts

Posted On 12.07.12 by in Blog

  The Maryland District Courts are the workhorses of the judiciary.  These courts hear the bulk of all Maryland cases, and are where most Maryland automobile accident lawsuits end...

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Maryland Texting & Driving Lawsuits

Posted On 12.06.12 by in Auto Accidents

  For the past few years, Maryland has systematically tightened the rules on cell phone use by drivers.  Like drunk driving and failure to use seatbelts, it is getting...

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Joint US, Canadian recall of Toro Riding Mowers

Posted On 12.05.12 by in Press Room

Toro Rider Mowers Recall Toro Riding Mowers issued a voluntary recall of its Toro Z® Master Riding Mowers due to fire hazard. The hazard can be caused when the...

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Joint USA-Canadian recall of Toro Riding Mowers

Posted On 12.05.12 by in Uncategorized

Toro Rider Mowers Recall Toro Riding Mowers issued a voluntary recall of its Toro Z® Master Riding Mowers due to fire hazard. The hazard can be caused when the...

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Maryland Police Reports

Posted On 12.03.12 by in Auto Accidents

  The police report is often the best source of information in an automobile accident case.  It can be so important that we recommend that anyone involved in an...

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Maryland Car Accident Settlements

Posted On 11.30.12 by in Auto Accidents

  We’ve blogged about how to calculate a Maryland automobile accident case value.  Our clients understandably want to know exactly what the process is to move a case toward...

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Collateral Source: Double-Dipping In Your Automobile Accident Case

Posted On 11.28.12 by in Auto Accidents

  Maryland has a rule called “collateral source,” which allows people injured by someone else’s negligence recover the value of expenses even if those expenses have been paid through...

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Maryland Insurance 101: Collision (Property Damage)

Posted On 11.26.12 by in Auto Accidents

  Collision is a provision in your automobile insurance policy that will pay to repair or replace the vehicle if it is damaged in an automobile accident.  Deciding whether...

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Maryland Insurance 101: Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage (UM/UIM)

Posted On 11.23.12 by in Auto Accidents

  In Maryland, all insurance policies are required to carry a minimum amount of uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM).  UM/UIM is insurance that helps a driver and passengers in the...

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Maryland Insurance 101: Personal Injury Protection (PIP)

Posted On 11.22.12 by in Auto Accidents

  Most Maryland automobile insurance policies include Personal Injury Protection, known as PIP.  PIP is insurance that typically helps you and your passengers in the event of an accident. ...

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Medical Treatment After A Maryland Automobile Accident

Posted On 11.20.12 by in Auto Accidents

  Many people wonder what kind of medical treatment they need after an automobile collision.  The question arises, I think, because people understand that there is an interplay between...

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Hiring A Lawyer, Part 2

Posted On 11.19.12 by in Auto Accidents

  When you meet with your lawyer, there will be some forms to sign.  We want to take the mystery out of hiring a lawyer, so below is an...

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Hiring A Lawyer, Part 1

Posted On 11.18.12 by in Auto Accidents

  There are many reasons to hire a lawyer after an automobile collision.  For most people, hiring a lawyer boils to two good reasons.  First, lawyers are experts and...

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Meningitis Resource Links

Posted On 10.23.12 by in Blog

Tragically, Maryland residents are now included among the some 270 cases of meningitis that have been reported around the country. Cases of the outbreak have been reported in 16...

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New Post-Finasteride Syndrome Foundation offers hope for Propecia victims

Posted On 08.29.12 by in Propecia Archives

Merck & Co. may remain mum on the myriad of persistent side effects precipitated by its popular hair-loss drug Propecia, but victims worldwide should sleep easier tonight knowing that medical pros...

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Atlantic’s anti-finasteride fanatic slur sinks under a wave of factual reporting

Posted On 07.17.12 by in Propecia Archives

As more news reports link the baldness drug Propecia to persistent male sexual dysfunction, some are questioning the validity of the connection. Writing for The Atlantic, Lindsay Abrams blames “anti-finasteride fanatics” for...

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Global news outlets run Propecia horror stories first reported in the Examiner

Posted On 07.13.12 by in Propecia Archives

After months of the Examiner’s exclusive coverage of the severe and persistent side effects of the baldness drug Propecia, ABC News, Time magazine and the UK’s widely distributed The Sun newspaper and...

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Propecia victims furious Bosley knew of drug’s dangers but did not warn patients

Posted On 06.13.12 by in Propecia Archives

When the Food and Drug Administration approved the hair-growth drug Propecia in 1997, a number of doctors and medical researchers voiced their strong concerns about the drug’s severe side effects. One outspoken...

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Disaster-racked Americans are finding out the insurance deck is stacked

Posted On 05.22.12 by in Press Room

Even before the official start of hurricane season last week, two named storms have already hit the East Coast. It’s time ask – does your homeowners insurance policy really...

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Kevin Malley says Merck hunger-strike targets Propecia’s horrific side effects

Posted On 05.22.12 by in Propecia Archives

Kevin Malley’s ongoing Propecia hunger-strike at Merck’s corporate headquarters in Whitehouse, N.J., is focusing national attention on the drug’s severe and persistent sexual side effects. “I want Merck to...

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Kevin Malley’s hunger-strike at Merck highlights Propecia’s devastating effects

Posted On 05.22.12 by in Product Liability

After reading the Examiner’s coverage on the devastating side effects of Merck & Co.’s hair-growth drug Propecia, more men are now coming forward to say they are also unsuspecting victims. One victim who...

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Propecia victim Kevin Malley continues hunger strike at Merck’s NJ headquarters

Posted On 05.22.12 by in Product Liability

One starving man is continuing his lonely crusade against corporate goliath Merck & Co. outside of the drug giant’s New Jersey headquarters to bring public attention to the severe, life-changing...

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Propecia victim launches hunger strike at Merck’s NJ headquarters

Posted On 05.22.12 by in Propecia Archives

A 30-year-old Las Vegas man who says his life was ruined after taking the hair-loss drug Propecia has launched a hunger strike at the corporate headquarters of the drug’s...

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Workers’ Compensation Resource Links

Posted On 05.11.12 by in Workers' Compensation

Here are useful links for Workers’ Compensation information: MD Workers’ Compensation Commission State of Maryland website provides general and specific information to our varied customers and offers online services such...

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FDA widens Propecia safety probe be seeking men affected by penis-curving Peyronie’s disease

Posted On 05.05.12 by in Propecia Archives

Just days after the Food and Drug Administration ordered Merck & Co. to revise the labeling on Propecia to reflect mounting evidence that its baldness drug can cause continued...

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Propecia Lawsuits

Posted On 05.01.12 by in Blog

The side effects of Propecia, a popular hair loss medication, may increase the risk that men experience erectile dysfunction, decreased libido and other sexual problems, which have been permanent...

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Premises Liability Case Studies

Posted On 04.30.12 by in Premises Liability

Here Are Examples of Successful Outcomes We Have Reached for Our Clients: “Slip and Fall” Accidents Our client “Ms. J” was injured while vacationing at a Maryland Eastern Shore...

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Ingerman & Horwitz – Over 100 Years of Experience

Posted On 04.24.12 by in Feature Story

  Just the facts: Experience counts, plain and simple. Name any business and those most experienced can be counted on to have the majority of successful outcomes. Know this:...

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FDA takes lead as Propecia users become aware that they might be at serious risk

Posted On 04.20.12 by in Propecia Archives

On March 2, the Examiner broke the story that the Food and Drug Administration was conducting a new safety study of finasteride. Made by drug-giant Merck & Co., the...

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Frustrated by a Denial of Your Social Security Disability Benefits Claim?

Posted On 04.13.12 by in Blog

Many applicants for Social Security Disability benefits do not understand why their initial claim request may be automatically denied, seemingly without even a review of the merits of their...

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How a Life Care Plan May Benefit You or a Loved One

Posted On 04.13.12 by in ISSUES

After a serious injury that leads to a permanent disability or long-term health impairment, you and your family will have many questions and concerns. How will I pay for...

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Accident Scene Reconstruction—Why It’s Important to You

Posted On 04.12.12 by in ISSUES

Have you been involved in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident? If so, you know that perceptions can get distorted. You may have felt a bump and heard the...

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Tough medicine: Reporting Propecia’s side effects to the FDA

Posted On 04.06.12 by in Blog

As Einstein discovered, every action has an equal and opposite reaction. But you don’t need to be a mathematical genius to know when things don’t add up — sometimes...

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FDA remains silent as debate intensifies over Propecia’s safety

Posted On 03.23.12 by in Propecia Archives

The hair growth drug Propecia has come under increasing criticism from doctors and consumers because of devastating side effects that include persistent and permanent male sexual dysfunction, yet the...

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More men say lives are ruined as word spreads on Propecia’s severe side effects

Posted On 03.16.12 by in Propecia Archives

Thank you for your Propecia pieces. I’m 50 and started the med when I was 37. It’s destroyed my life.” D.W. — Los Angeles After reading The Examiner’s recently...

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Buy cheap Propecia websites flourish as flurry of lawsuits question drug’s safety

Posted On 03.14.12 by in Propecia Archives

Google doesn’t lie. Just type in “Propecia” and the world’s largest search engine returns about 6,430,000 results for the hair growth drug. The vast majority of those results tout...

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Merck pulls Propecia hair growth website content as concern deepens on drug’s dangerous side effects

Posted On 03.09.12 by in Blog

Amid growing revelations that its hair growth drug causes severe and potentially life-threatening side effects, Merck & Co. has pulled Propecia content from the company’s website. (www.propecia.com) Merck offered...

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Doctors Increasingly Link Hair Growth Drug Propecia to Sexual Dysfunction, Depression and Cancer

Posted On 03.02.12 by in Blog

By John Peige The Baltimore Examiner Doctors at two of this country’s leading medical schools have linked the hair growth drug Propecia to prolonged and possibly irreversible male sexual...

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Burn Injuries Double as Fire Inspectors Increasingly Point to Faulty Electrical Appliances

Posted On 02.24.12 by in Press Room

Fewer people died from fires in Baltimore last year than in any other year since the city started keeping records. That doesn’t mean, however, that there were fewer fires....

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Citizen Cain and Penn State cases cast spotlight on serial sexual harassment

Posted On 02.17.12 by in Press Room

With more victims claiming serious sexual harassment at the hands of Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain, an avalanche of moral disgust has engulfed the nation. In a new CBS...

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Insurance companies using Facebook and other social media to spy on injured workers

Posted On 02.10.12 by in Press Room

The Ingerman & Horwitz L.L.P. law firm has just issued a warning to its thousands of clients that should have an immediate and wide-ranging impact within the legal community....

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Supreme Court eyes GPS: Modern crime buster or “Big Brother” privacy invader?

Posted On 02.03.12 by in Blog

The following news article appears in The Baltimore Examiner. The article is reproduced by permission below. To see how it appears in the Examiner, go to: http://www.examiner.com/courts-in-baltimore/supreme-court-eyes-gps-modern-crime-buster-or-big-brother-privacy-invader All eyes...

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Who is legally responsible when a drunk driver takes to the road after leaving a bar?

Posted On 01.06.12 by in Alcohol Related Arrest

The following news article excerpt featuring co-founding partner Alan Horwitz appears in The Baltimore Examiner. The article is reproduced by permission below. To see how it appears in the...

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Who Is Responsible for Injuries in Your Apartment?

Posted On 01.05.12 by in Blog

When someone gets injured on a rental property, liability depends heavily on who had “control” over the premises. Generally, both the occupier (i.e. the renter) and the owner (i.e....

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5 Warning Signs of Nursing Home Negligence or Nursing Home Abuse

Posted On 01.04.12 by in Blog

Elder abuse is more prevalent than most of us want to believe. According to the non-profit resource Helpguide.com, tens of thousands of elderly individuals are abused in America each...

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Internet and social media warning to clients!

Posted On 12.30.11 by in Press Room

PLEASE BE AWARE! We are seeing more and more cases where the insurance companies and insurance defense lawyers are searching social media sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, You...

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How Can Smoke Inhalation Cause Injury

Posted On 12.23.11 by in Blog

Injury caused by fire is the second leading cause of death in the home. No single cause has a greater impact on that statistic than inhalation injury. The presence...

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Radiation Burns Caused By Cancer Treatments

Posted On 12.16.11 by in Blog

Radiation therapy is used to treat cancer while keeping the patient as functional as possible. Radiation therapy may be used in conjunction with other treatments. Unfortunately radiation therapy may...

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Burn injuries and young children

Posted On 12.09.11 by in Blog

There are many potential causes of burn injuries in the modern American home. Burn injuries were listed by the CDC, the Center for Disease Control, as the fifth most...

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Do you think you have a radiation burn?

Posted On 12.02.11 by in Blog

Do you think you have a radiation burn? If you even suspect that you have been exposed to radiation of any type, it is extremely important that you see...

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Difference Between First, Second & Third Degree Burns

Posted On 11.30.11 by in Blog

From a legal perspective, burns may only be a prosecutable offense if they require hospitalization or if they prevent a person from living their normal life. Burns that require...

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Slow Down, Move Over–Or Else

Posted On 11.23.11 by in Auto Accidents

Heads up, Marylanders! We’re surrounded by states that have steer clear laws, with stiff penalties for violation. Ignorance of these laws is no excuse. “What’s a steer clear law?” you may say. Not all...

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Ugh. Interrogatories.

Posted On 11.22.11 by in Blog

Dear Personal Injury Client: There’s a fat envelope in your mail. The other side has sent us written questions for you to answer. They’re called interrogatories. Please pay attention! How...

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Raise Your Right Hand …

Posted On 11.20.11 by in Blog

No, we’re not in court yet. It’s your deposition, but it’s every bit as important. We’ve answered the interrogatories. (See Ugh. Interrogatories.) Now they want to ask you questions in person, under...

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Alcohol is My Problem

Posted On 11.19.11 by in Alcohol Related Arrest

  Tonight it’s Halloween. The kids are outside and the moms and dads are out, too. The grownups are drinking wine, talking, and playing music. We are standing on the...

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How to Present Your Case

Posted On 11.18.11 by in Blog

Do our clients ask their doctors legal questions? Because they sure ask us a lot of medical ones. I wonder why that is. Meeting a personal injury lawyer is...

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Following the Rules

Posted On 11.16.11 by in Blog

You’ve suffered personal injuries and have hired a qualified personal injury lawyer. Is your job done? No. It’s just beginning. Here are some rules to help you protect your...

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Turning Back the Clock

Posted On 11.14.11 by in Blog

On November 2 at 2:00 a.m. we turn back our clocks. Benjamin Franklin suggested Daylight Saving Time as a way to save on candles. Since then many studies have confirmed its...

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A Door Closed, A Window Opened

Posted On 11.13.11 by in Blog

It started as an automobile accident. Mr. Gourdine’s car was rear ended by Ms. Crews’ car on the highway at midday. He careened off the roadway and crashed into...

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Personal Injuries Quiz: What’s Recoverable?

Posted On 11.12.11 by in Blog

Let’s talk about what’s recoverable and what’s not. You’ve been injured, perhaps by a defective drug, a drunk driver, or a dangerous condition. You’ve been off work for 30 days,...

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Personal Injury Claims and Homeowners Insurance

Posted On 11.11.11 by in Blog

You’re coming home late from work one night, and your neighbor’s cat, a mean old thing who lives outdoors, leaps from the bushes and attacks you. You suffer bite...

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What Happens to Claims in Uncertain Financial Times

Posted On 11.10.11 by in Blog

Our clients may wonder: in light of our nation’s evolving financial crisis, will the insurance companies still have money to pay personal injury claims? In short, the answer is yes. Individuals...

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Contributory Negligence: The Un-Lottery of Personal Injury – Part I

Posted On 10.30.11 by in Blog

Here’s a real case: J.D., a woman in a motorized wheelchair, tried to cross Cold Spring Lane at the eastern side of its intersection with Loch Raven Boulevard, in...

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Contributory Negligence: The Un-Lottery of Personal Injury – Part II

Posted On 10.23.11 by in Blog

Abuse of the contributory negligence defense by insurers is only one of the reasons why, in virtually every claim involving personal injuries, it’s essential to consult a personal injury...

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Contributory Negligence: The Un-Lottery of Personal Injury – Part III

Posted On 10.17.11 by in Blog

If you’re injured and seeking compensation, an adjuster might say you’re partly to blame and deny the claim. He’ll say you had a headlight out, or stopped too fast....

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From Good Hands to Boxing Gloves

Posted On 10.10.11 by in Auto Accidents

Recently we have added a new article to our Car Insurance section on our website, entitled ‘From Good Hands to Boxing Gloves’. ‘From Good Hands to Boxing Gloves’ is a book...

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Car Insurance Are You Protected?

Posted On 10.05.11 by in Auto Accidents

Something we see far too much of is innocent victims getting injured in an auto accident and not being properly insured. A common misconception is that simply having auto...

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Types of Treatments for 1st Degree Burns

Posted On 09.30.11 by in General Information

The first degree burn is the most common of all burn types and the least troublesome. This does not mean that it is not painful as you can probably...

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Types of treatments for 3rd Degree Burns

Posted On 09.28.11 by in General Information

Third degree burns are the most severe type of burn a person can sustain. The damage caused from a third degree burn can be permanent. Third degree burns may...

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Burn injury statistics

Posted On 09.26.11 by in Burn Injury

Burn injuries are considered a problem in health care. Burn injuries are in the top five as the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. There are...

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Work Injuries Require Healing Time

Posted On 09.23.11 by in Workers' Compensation

You didn’t think it would ever happen to you and you love the company you work for, but now you are injured! You may be saddened to admit to...

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Drunk Driving – Maryland Law – Maryland Auto Accident Lawyers

Posted On 09.21.11 by in Auto Accidents

Maryland Auto Accident Lawyers Serving Baltimore, Frederick and all of Maryland Drunk Driving Maryland Law Alcohol-related  crashes can be devastating. Last year alone, over one million people were  injured...

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Driving During the Holidays

Posted On 09.19.11 by in Auto Accidents

You know that traffic is much thicker and can be very treacherous due to weather around the holidays. What you may not know is that Thanksgiving, Christmas and New...

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Burn Injuries in the Home: What You Need to Know

Posted On 09.17.11 by in Blog

Your home is your refuge, your walled fortress away from the dangers of the world outside your door. But sadly, the home can also be a dangerous place, particularly...

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Treatments for 2nd Degree Burns

Posted On 09.15.11 by in General Information

Second degree burns are very serious. Many people develop second degree burns from an accident such as scalding, contact with open flames, and contact with hot objects such as...

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Bad Weather Driving

Posted On 09.13.11 by in Safe Driving

As we all know, the weather is forever changing. As the weather conditions change, the road conditions change right along with it. Anything including rain, fog, snow and ice...

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Safer Tractor Trailer Driving Is Needed

Posted On 09.11.11 by in Tractor Trailer

Driving a tractor trailer truck can be very dangerous. These trucks are quite large and carry thousands of pounds in cargo. This can make them difficult to handle and...

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Burn Injury Resources

Posted On 08.31.11 by in Burn Injury

 A collection of resources and links from our blog. Treatments for 1st degree burns How smoke inhalation can cause injury Burn Injury Statistics

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How Can Smoke Inhalation Cause Injury

Posted On 08.29.11 by in Burn Injury

Injury caused by fire is the second leading cause of death in the home. No single cause has a greater impact on that statistic than inhalation injury. The presence...

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Workers’ Compensation Information Updated

Posted On 08.25.11 by in Workers' Compensation

We have recently updated our Workers’ Compensation page on our firm web site. Information features two new articles: How long will I receive payout’s from a workers’ compensation claim...

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Seeking a second medical opinion regarding Workers’ Compensation

Posted On 08.23.11 by in Second Options

The rules and laws governing workers’ compensation can be positively baffling and incredibly difficult to navigate. Many people who are injured on the job quickly learn this if they...

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Resources for Safety are a Click Away

Posted On 08.21.11 by in Blog

It does not matter how long you have been a practicing lawyer—you’re always on the lookout for new sources of safety information. Whether representing workers or consumers, personal injury...

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Eligibility For Benefits Under the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act

Posted On 08.21.11 by in Workers' Compensation

For an injury to be covered under the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act, the injured party must be an employee who suffered an “accidental personal injury arising out of and...

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Real Property Disputes: Real Headaches. Thank Goodness for Free Answers.

Posted On 08.19.11 by in Property Disputes

Six opinions have issued from Maryland’s appellate courts so far this year, see here, and four of them involve crises over real property. One involves lead paint poisoning; another involves...

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Did the Holidays Make You Sick?

Posted On 08.15.11 by in Personal Injury

During the holidays many of us consume catered party food, or eat out in malls and restaurants more often than usual. Who should you call if the food makes...

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Wrong Advice

Posted On 08.13.11 by in Auto Accidents

There is a lot of misleading information on the Internet, we see it everyday and it’s certainly nothing new. Sometimes we may read something that is just slightly wrong...

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Burn Injuries – What are you rights?

Posted On 08.11.11 by in Burn Injury

We have recently updated our firm web page burn injury section. The new page featured advice on burn injury victims and their rights. Take a read at the article or view all...

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How burn injury degrees are classified

Posted On 08.09.11 by in Burn Injury

First degree burns are to those that are limited to the outer layers of skin, which may be red, charred, and swollen. Second degree burns show the same symptoms...

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Burn Injury Information

Posted On 08.07.11 by in General Information

Burns are some of the most significant injuries we encounter.  The victim of a serious burn injury typically must undergo extensive and painful medical treatment.  Burn injuries often result...

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The Major Causes of Tractor Trailer Accidents

Posted On 08.05.11 by in Auto Accidents

Tractor trailer accidents are responsible for thousands of injuries and many deaths in the U.S. each year. The accidents are not always the direct fault of the truck driver:...

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Post-Collision Vehicle Fires and Burn Injuries

Posted On 07.31.11 by in Burn Injury

Approximately 20 percent of the millions of burn injuries that occur each year in the United States are the result of a vehicle fire. Additionally, an estimated 600 people...

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Burn Injuries From Defective Wiring and Defective Electrical Systems

Posted On 07.29.11 by in Burn Injury

Household fires are the leading cause of burn injuries and fire-related deaths in Maryland. Many of those fires are the result of defective products and could have been prevented....

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Do I Need an Attorney after a Car Wreck and What Do I Look For?

Posted On 07.27.11 by in Auto Accidents

Car accidents happen every day and given the mileage we cover it is likely that we will all have a car wreck during our driving career. There is never...

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Occupational Disease and Workers’ Compensation Claims in Maryland

Posted On 07.23.11 by in Workers' Compensation

Typically, workers’ compensation claims require the occurrence of some type of “accident” while on the job. However, some working conditions cause ailments or illnesses that progress slowly over time....

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Thermal Burn Injuries and Automobile Accidents

Posted On 07.21.11 by in Auto Accidents

Every year in the United States, more than 2 million people sustain a thermal burn injury: a burn caused by heat or fire. Thermal burn injuries are the most...

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Quit-Smoking Drug Chantix Linked to Increase in Heart Problems

Posted On 07.17.11 by in Product Liability

The smoking-cessation aid Chantix (varenicline) has recently been linked to increased heart problems for people who have cardiovascular disease. According to the FDA, Chantix is more likely than a...

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Disaster-racked Americans are finding out the insurance deck is stacked

Posted On 07.11.11 by in Insurance

The following news article excerpt featuring co-founding partner Alan Horwitz appears in The Baltimore Examiner. The article is reproduced by permission below. To see how it appears in the...

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Alcohol-Related Arrest

Posted On 07.07.11 by in Alcohol Related Arrest

The following news article excerpt featuring co-founding partner Alan Horwitz appears in The Baltimore Examiner. The article is reproduced by permission below. To see how it appears in the...

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Urgency increases for FDA to provide guidance on Propecia’s safety

Posted On 07.05.11 by in Blog

As controversey swirls over the safety of Propecia, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues its silence on the hair-growth drug’s safety. FDA’s inaction comes despite the drug’s serious...

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FDA widens Propecia safety probe

Posted On 07.03.11 by in Propecia Archives

Numerous men who say they have been affected by the permanence of Propecia’s severe side effects have been contacted by the Food and Drug Administration this week as the...

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FDA and Merck remain silent on Propecia safety while AdverseEvents speaks out

Posted On 06.30.11 by in Propecia Archives

Since the Examiner first broke the story on March 2 that the FDA was investigating Propecia’s safety, Merck & Co., the drug’s maker, has maintained silence while others are speaking out on...

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Governor Martin O’Malley and his Celtic band will rock The White House tonight

Posted On 06.28.11 by in Press Room

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and the Celtic rock band “O’Malley’s March” will perform for President Obama at the White House tonight as part of an extended St. Patrick’s Day...

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