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July 2012 Archives

Baltimore family awarded $55 million in medical malpractice case

A Baltimore family was recently awarded $55 million in damages from Johns Hopkins Hospital for its role in the birth of a child who suffered serious brain damage. The medical malpractice award was made largely on the basis of testimony about the conduct of the hospital's nurses and doctors in the two-hour period before the child was delivered.

Hagerstown accident kills 1, injures 2 more, including child

A lot has changed over the past few decades when it comes to keeping our children safe. Regulations for the production of toys, household products and child safety seats have gotten more stringent, and laws at both the state and federal level appear to be reducing the number of child injuries and deaths.

Is lump-sum workers' compensation good for Maryland employees?

Workers in the state of Maryland may want to ask themselves a question: If you were injured and received workers' compensation, would you be encouraged to return to work if you received your payment in one lump sum, or would it deter you?

Maryland girl killed in 3-car accident; drunk driving suspected

Anyone who commutes on a regular basis on Maryland's roads accepts some level of risk. We all know in the back of our minds that car accidents are an inevitable part of modern life, but we tend not to think about that risk from day to day. So when a serious accident happens, it's both upsetting and shocking -- especially when someone is injured or killed due to the careless actions of another driver.

GlaxoSmithKline dishes out $3 billion in product liability case

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline pleaded guilty in court recently to charges stemming from accusations that the company did not report safety concerns about a diabetes medication, improperly marketed drugs and promoted an antidepressant drug for uses that are unapproved. The drugs Avandia, Paxil and Wellbutrin were among those listed in the case.

Maryland court denies workers' compensation for second injury

Being injured on the job is not only painful, but complicated. Being injured twice is even worse, especially when your workers' compensation claim turns into a legal battle. That's precisely what happened to a mechanic working for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, which twice appealed his second claim because he wasn't officially on the job, and couldn't make a direct connection between the first injury and the second.

Maryland truck accident with bus sends 4 to hospital

Even if you haven't been on a bus lately, you can safely make this observation: Few to none have passenger seat belts. You might assume that the absence of this safety feature means that bus accidents are either so rare or so harmless to passengers that they simply aren't necessary. But bus accidents can and do happen, and unfortunately, they are quite capable of injuring people.

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