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Construction Site Accidents and Liabilities

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you work on a construction site, you are well aware of the fact that there are a lot of moving parts all the time.  Additionally, there are more than a few inherently hazardous conditions, from dizzying heights to sharp objects, heavy equipment to electrical exposures.  Sometimes chemical or gas exposures put workers at… Read More »

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Financial Viability After Divorce: Social Security Options for Older Divorcees

By Hasson D. Barnes |

As an elder facing divorce, you may be feeling some trepidation about maintaining the standard of living to which you’ve become accustomed during your years with your spouse.  To be sure, a divorce means a sharing of assets, and both partners will be looking at significant adjustments in most scenarios.  However, in Maryland the… Read More »

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Dealing with the Unthinkable: Workplace Fatalities

By Hasson D. Barnes |

We all take it for granted that our loved ones will go to work and come home safely at the end of the day.  When that doesn’t happen because of a workplace fatality, dealing with the jarring realities of life going forward can be nothing short of overwhelming. Having an experienced Baltimore wrongful death… Read More »

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Child Custody Jurisdiction and Out-of-State Arrangements

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you are divorced and dealing with custody issues with a former spouse who has moved outside of Maryland, you likely have myriad questions relating to jurisdiction and how to resolve disputes related to your children. Only one state may have jurisdiction; otherwise competing orders could lead to serious confusion and injustice. In Maryland,… Read More »

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Common Crash Causes

By Hasson D. Barnes |

The life of a 30-year-old man was cut short in January 2021 through no fault of his own. Luke Souders was rear-ended on 1-95, leading to a chain reaction that involved multiple vehicles. One other person was hospitalized due to the incident.  The prevalence of serious traffic accidents on Maryland roadways gives reason for… Read More »

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Tractor-Trailer Accidents

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Any traffic accident is frightening, perhaps none more than accidents involving tractor-trailers.  The size and power of these big rigs can overwhelm smaller vehicles, jeopardizing the safety and well-being of everyone involved.  If you or a loved one has been involved in such an accident, having a hard-hitting personal injury attorney in your corner… Read More »

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Has Domestic Violence Destroyed your Marriage?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

The shudder of violence is a constant thread in your marriage. It started out so perfectly, leaving you unprepared for the darkness that slowly enveloped you.  Was it a sudden, inexplicable burst, or did the danger creep in, one heavy step at a time? If you are like other victims, you may have questioned… Read More »

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The Cost of Running Red Lights

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Anita Marie Leach was having a typical day as she drove along Courtleigh Drive one November day.  Until it wasn’t.  Leach’s vehicle was decimated when the driver of a box truck careened through a solid red light, killing Leach and injuring a passenger.  The truck driver was immediately charged with negligent vehicular manslaughter and… Read More »

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Injured In A Motorcycle Accident?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

A Sunday afternoon motorcycle ride ended in tragedy when decorated Staff Sergeant Aubrey Mitsch of the Maryland National Guard was killed in October 2020. Mitsch’s motorcycle was struck by a vehicle that was changing lanes on I-95 in Delaware.  The driver of the vehicle merged into traffic and did not see Mitsch on her… Read More »

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Dealing with A Traumatic Brain Injury

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), you are likely beginning to come to terms with the severity of the condition.  Like 1.5 million Americans who experienced a TBI this year, some sort of event impacting the brain changed life forever.  If you or a family member has been the… Read More »

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