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Alarming Accident Statistics in Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Most residents of Maryland can agree that commuting is a necessary evil of modern living.  We are required to spend time on the road to get to school, work, recreational sites, and elsewhere.  What many commuters don’t realize is that in addition to being a bit of a pain in the neck, driving can… Read More »

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When Collisions Result in Head Injuries

By Hasson D. Barnes |

There are over six million vehicular accidents in this country every single year, resulting in three million injuries, two million of which have permanent impacts.  When it comes to head injuries, 50 percent of all traumatic brain injuries transpire due to car accidents.  If you or a loved one is dealing with a serious… Read More »

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Pedestrian Accidents

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When we cross the street in the crosswalk, we generally think we’re going to make it to the other side without incident.  That was not the case for one individual, who was crossing Coastal Highway one Monday evening in July 2019, only to be struck by a drunk driver who plowed through the crosswalk… Read More »

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Big Rig Accidents

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When a tractor-trailer cruised through a red light in Prince George’s County, the outcomes were dire. The big rig caused a collision involving five passenger vehicles and a school bus, and resulted in the death of a 32-year old woman, in addition to multiple injuries and hospitalizations. Who knows for how long the horror… Read More »

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Liability in Backyard Pool Fatalities

By Hasson D. Barnes |

It was a tragic story.  When a group of children in Severna Park noticed a four-year-old girl struggling to keep her head above water in the deep end of a backyard swimming pool, they alerted the little girl’s grandfather.  Although he, himself, did not know how to swim, he quickly leaped into the pool. … Read More »

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School Bus Accidents

By Hasson D. Barnes |

As children boarded the bus for school one early October morning in 2017, they certainly hadn’t considered the possibility of winding up in the hospital instead of in their classrooms. But that’s exactly what happened to over a dozen kids after a teenager, who was closely following the bus, rear-ended the larger vehicle.  Although… Read More »

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What Happens After a Rollover Crash?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

What could be more terrifying than feeling your vehicle tumble as you sit inside, unable to do a thing to stop the momentum of the malicious churning?  Certainly, experiencing a rollover crash is something no one wishes for.  Nonetheless, these accidents occur far too often, resulting in serious injuries and death. If you or… Read More »

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Drunk Driving and Wrongful Death

By Hasson D. Barnes |

A pair of five-year-old twins and their younger brother were killed on New Year’s Eve, 2018, when the vehicle they were riding in was smashed into by a pick-up truck.   While stopped at a red light the pick-up truck slammed into their car, careened through the air and ultimately crashing onto the rear seat… Read More »

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Bicycle Safety

By Hasson D. Barnes |

People choose to ride bicycles for any number of reasons:  it may be a primary means of commuting for some, while it’s simply a way to enjoy the great outdoors for others.  For many, it’s a relaxing and enjoyable way of getting a bit of exercise. For other riders, limiting one’s impact on the… Read More »

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Avoiding Deadly Motorcycle Accidents

By Hasson D. Barnes |

For many who love the open road, there’s nothing better than a bright, sunny day on a motorcycle. It’s a way to feel one with nature—exhilarated—alive.  Until, in the worst-case scenario, it results in a fatal collision.  If you have lost a loved one in such an incident, the assistance of an experienced Baltimore… Read More »

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