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Category Archives: Personal Injury

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Medical Malpractice: Opioids

By Hammad S. Matin |

The opioid epidemic has been well documented across the country.  More and more, we are hearing about lawsuits against prescribing physicians who recklessly lead patients to addiction, and sometimes even overdose. Case in Point  One important case involved Dr. George Blatti, who is accused of prescribing opiates to patients he’d never met, or, in… Read More »

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Recompense For Scaffolding Accidents

By Hammad S. Matin |

Buildings are going up everywhere in Maryland. Construction is a boom industry—but it’s not without its hazards.  Sadly, far too many accidents involving scaffolding lead to serious injuries or death.  If you or a loved one is one of the unlucky victims of a scaffolding accident, a local experienced personal injury attorney may be… Read More »

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Who Is Liable For Children’s Injuries After Signing A Waiver?

By Hammad S. Matin |

Many kids these days participate in local sports leagues, classes, or regional teams. As parents, we sign ‘em up, sign the papers, and look forward to cheering them on as they practice and compete, building their skills and developing confidence along the way. But when an injury occurs, the focus shifts from supporting our… Read More »

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Dealing With Road Rage

By Hammad S. Matin |

About 80 percent of drivers report that they’ve experienced frustration, and even anger, behind the wheel.  If you’re one of them, you’ve likely at least considered flipping off another driver, yelling at them, or employing tactics on the road to annoy other motorists.  But did you know that in the course of a given… Read More »

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The Hoverboard Danger: It’s Not What You’d Expect

By Hammad S. Matin |

Hoverboards have arrived, and people of all ages (though mostly younger ones) have been discovering  the joy of balancing on the devices as they travel through space in a new and exciting way for a few years now.  Are people falling off and experiencing cuts, scrapes, sprains, and broken bones?  Without a doubt!  But… Read More »

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Product Liability Lawsuits

By Hammad S. Matin |

When people are harmed or killed because companies fail to put safe products into the marketplace, there is no way to erase the suffering related to the incidents.  Nonetheless, product liability lawsuits are one way victims of such catastrophes can recover remuneration to address their pain.  If you think these lawsuits are only for… Read More »

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Wrongful Death: Getting Justice In Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

When a baby died in the daycare due to unsafe sleeping conditions, his mother filed a wrongful death lawsuit.  When a woman was killed by police, her family filed a wrongful death lawsuit.  When a child fell to her death on an amusement park ride, her family filed a wrongful death lawsuit. When a… Read More »

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When Surgeons Leave Unwanted Gifts In Your Body

By Hammad S. Matin |

While it’s difficult to imagine, thousands of surgery patients suffer months—even years of distress—because a retained foreign body is inadvertently left behind due to medical personnel errors.  When items such as clamps, forceps, sponges and other items are left behind after an operation, there can be  severe repercussions, and even death.  If your or… Read More »

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Intersections Are Dangerous Places

By Hammad S. Matin |

Some of the footage is astounding:  cars crumple and grind, tires squeal.  And, in the most heinous cases, people are injured or killed.  Traffic cams record ghastly crashes, along with plenty of near misses involving multiple vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists in Maryland. If you or a loved one are injured in a serious accident… Read More »

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Head-On Crash In La Plata Kills Two

By Hammad S. Matin |

As Cynthia Froelich drove along Route 6 in La Plata one afternoon, she couldn’t have imagined that another driver would careen toward her in the wrong lane; but that is exactly what happened. The event ended in tragedy: both Froelich and the freewheeling wrong-way driver were killed. Facts About Wrong Way Driving  Just about… Read More »

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