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Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder

By Hammad S. Matin |

A former corrections officer has pled guilty to charges of attempted murder after he brutally attacked his wife. Armando Rodriguez, 46, entered his plea at the Charles County attorney’s office. Prosecutors report that his wife was sleeping when Rodriguez stabbed and hit his wife after he handcuffed her to a railing in the couple’s… Read More »

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Prescription Errors Are Medical Malpractice Too

By Hammad S. Matin |

An estimated five billion prescriptions are filled annually in the United States. This means that pharmacies serve a very important role in our healthcare system. The average U.S. pharmacist fills thousands of prescriptions, but their responsibility goes well beyond just counting pills. With more and more prescriptions being filled than ever before, there are… Read More »

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Had a Few Too Many Drinks? What to Know Before Getting Behind the Wheel

By Hammad S. Matin |

Maybe you only had one drink, but it still may be enough that you won’t pass a breath test. First, don’t panic. It’s likely that the officer has a reasonable cause to pull you over, even if they don’t know that you’ve been drinking. You could have shown signs of impairment, such as swerving,… Read More »

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Accidental Ways We Incriminate Ourselves

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you have been pulled over for a traffic stop or involved in an accident, sometimes it is only natural to want to justify your actions and say you’re sorry, even if you aren’t at fault. Unfortunately, even a simple explanation can be used as a confession. Everyday people accidentally incriminate themselves when being… Read More »

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Man Arrested in Connection with Maryland Bank Robberies

By Hammad S. Matin |

A man that was wanted in Maryland for robbing several banks was arrested in California. Charles Gibson Jr., age 57, was arrested in San Bernardino and is awaiting extradition to Maryland for his crimes. He has confessed to the bank robberies that took place in Maryland and Belmont County, Ohio in December. Although bank… Read More »

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Winter Weather Causes Massive Accidents in Carroll County

By Hammad S. Matin |

The police department in Carroll County reported to a whopping 32 collisions in a 39-hour time frame due to snow and rain that pelted the area. Fortunately, out of all of the accidents, there was only one roadway closure that resulted from one fatality. Although weather isn’t always the cause of car accidents, the… Read More »

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Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer is a Serious Crime

By Hammad S. Matin |

We hear it on the news all the time: a police officer wounded or killed while on duty. While we’d like to think these men and women are simply doing a job and should be safe, sadly that isn’t always the case. However, there is retribution for these men and women that have been… Read More »

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If You Have Been The Victim of a Hit and Run Accident, You Have Options

By Hammad S. Matin |

A man recently died after a hit and run crash that occurred on U.S. Route 15 in Emmitsburg. Austin Frushour, 21, died at the scene and law enforcement officials believe that he was hit by a Honda CRV. Frushour’s own vehicle was parked in front of a gas station close to the scene of… Read More »

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Maryland Woman Sentenced for Vehicular Manslaughter

By Hammad S. Matin |

A Maryland woman has been sentenced to prison for five years after she struck and killed a man that was riding a motorcycle in October 2015. The 61-year-old woman was driving under the influence of drugs and pled guilty last July to charges of vehicular manslaughter. She was under the influence of oxycodone and… Read More »

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Do You Know if You Need a Criminal Defense or Civil Attorney?

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you are facing legal issues and are in need of an attorney, it is important to understand what type of attorney you need. If you are being accused of a crime or you are involved in a court litigation, do you know if you need a criminal defense attorney or a civil attorney?… Read More »

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