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November 2011 Archives

Some cute stocking stuffers pegged as potential dangers

One of the most beloved characters of recent childhood memory is getting the red flag for the holiday season from one of the top consumer advocacy groups in the country. The Washington-based U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) says a small, inexpensive toy depicting Sesame Street's Oscar the Grouch, poses a personal injury hazard to children. They could choke on the doll's small hat.

Judge: Doctor succumbed to basest of motives, money

There are a number of positions in our culture granted exalted status. Doctoring is one of them. These professionals spend years in training and undergo rigorous licensing procedures so that we can have confidence when we put our lives in their hands. When they don't live up to the high standards that are expected, people often suffer personal injury, or possibly death.

Gaithersburg man dead in work-related incident

In tough economic times like these, those who have jobs are likely grateful they do. So are their loved ones who rely on the income earned by such a breadwinner. It helps put food on the table and keep a family sheltered. What happens when that stream of income is erased by personal injury, or worse, death on the job?

Brachial plexus, preventable birth injury if you have the info

It was Brachial Plexus Awareness Week recently. Did you happen to miss it? Don't feel bad. Falling, as it did, in the midst of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it was easy to overlook. Sadly, it is an issue Maryland personal injury attorneys experienced in dealing with birth injury are sensitive to.

Suit claims husband's food poisoning death killed wife

Most everyone probably has a story from their own experience, or has heard one from someone else, about how the death of one spouse led to the death of the other. A lot of times, the cause of that second death is attributed, perhaps euphemistically, to a broken heart. There is a wrongful death suit now in court seeking damages under such a claim.

3 students injured in Charles County school bus accident

Parents with school-aged children send their youngsters off to the school bus every morning with the expectation they will get to class safely. Sadly, accidents involving the buses our children ride on in Montgomery and other Maryland counties happen all too often, causing sometimes serious injury. Those who get hurt should know they have rights to compensation.

Maryland rates average in reducing preterm births

A leading organization in the fight to improve the health of pregnant women and babies is the March of Dimes. One of its major causes is reducing premature births as a means of cutting infant mortality and birth injuries in the United States. The group just came out with new grades that rank the states for how they're doing to cut preterm births. Maryland comes out with only a C.

Woman hurt by falling shelves sues Sears

Have you ever walked through a big department store and looked up. Many have lots of product stacked high on shelves. Experienced attorneys in Maryland and elsewhere know that when customers walk through such a property, they have a reasonable expectation that they will be able to cruise the aisles without something falling and causing them serious personal injury.

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