A pharmacy's mistake may result in serious complications for a pregnant woman.
All too often, injured workers seeking compensation are confronted with a confusing workers' compensation system that they do not understand. The system can become even more frustrating when the employer or the workers' compensation insurance company plays dirty tricks. The newest variety of dirty tricks involves using an injured worker's blog, Facebook page and other social media in an attempt to disprove an injury.
Many Maryland car accidents are caused by inattentive or distracted drivers. Thanks to public awareness efforts by the government and private organizations, many people now realize how dangerous driving while eating, on a cell phone or texting can be.
A study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) claims that sticky gas pedals, obstructive floor mats and simple driver error are primarily to blame in dozens of car accidents caused by runaway Toyota vehicles over the past several years. Critics of the study, however, are very skeptical.
Recently, a Las Vegas tourist noted the exceptional lack of jaywalking within that city. He found it ironic that a city known for casual lawlessness and an obvious lack of sobriety maintained such a respectful relationship between pedestrians and drivers. Unfortunately, this is not the case in Maryland, a state known for pedestrian accidents despite its relatively charming and friendly image.
Globe Carrier, a trucking company, is under scrutiny following a deadly truck accident that led to manslaughter charges against one of its drivers. The investigations, including inspection reports, compliance reviews and safety audits, revealed that the trucking company had incurred multiple safety violations during the last several years.
This U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the agency responsible for recalling defective or dangerous products, announced yet another recall of drop-side cribs yesterday. The CPSC believes the SafetyCraft brand full size and portable drop-side cribs manufactured and distributed by Generation 2 Worldwide contain defective parts identical to the Generation 2 Worldwide ChildEsigns brand cribs recalled about one year ago.
Driving while intoxicated presents a grave danger to people on Maryland roads. Nearly 11,000 people are killed each year in the United States as a result of alcohol-related automobile accidents, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That figure representing about one in every three traffic fatalities.