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Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for You?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

It seems there’s been a rise in the number of requests for a prenuptial agreement among millennials as they move into wedded bliss. With so many start-up businesses and the potential for big money down the road, such contracts are something many find worth considering before tying the knot.  To examine the issues, a… Read More »

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Destination: Safety

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When a driver smashed into a Baltimore police car in 2016, the reason was instantly clear:  the motorist had been playing a game on his cell phone and failed to take note of other vehicles in the vicinity.  While no one was injured in this particular incident, that’s not always the case when drivers… Read More »

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Driveway Accidents

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Accidents occur all the time, but some of the most devastating ones occur in or near driveways. Sometimes these incidents involve small children being hurt by friends or families in your own driveway; other times pedestrians or cyclists are injured by vehicles pulling out of driveways related to fast food restaurants or other businesses. … Read More »

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Medical Malpractice

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you or a loved one has received substandard medical care that has resulted in serious harm or death, you may be feeling a bit bewildered and angry.  After all, we tend to seek medical advice and treatment to make things better, not worse.  What recourse do you have following a medical incident that… Read More »

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Pedestrian Collisions

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Pedestrians don’t stand a chance against a motor vehicle when a collision occurs.  Sadly, such incidents result in serious injuries or death all too often.  In fact, recent statistics suggest that over 90 percent of auto-pedestrian crashes result in injuries and/or fatalities. If you have been hit by an automobile, securing the services of… Read More »

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Rear-End Collisions in Baltimore Area

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When a pick-up truck rear-ended another truck in Glen Burnie in December 2018, the result was not only damage to the vehicles. Two individuals were hospitalized due to injuries sustained in the collision.  Unfortunately, this was not an isolated incident.  According to the Washington Post, rear-end accidents are the most frequently occurring type of… Read More »

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Choose Your Doctor Carefully: Avoiding Medical Malpractice

By Hasson D. Barnes |

The relationship between physicians and patients is a sacred one: as patients, we rely on the judgment and experience of our doctors as we seek treatment for medical issues. It is a very personal confidence, and one that, when breached, can leave patients reeling. If you have been injured as a result of a… Read More »

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Serious Consequences of Accidents: Traumatic Brain Injuries

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Traffic accidents occur every day across this country. Many times, individuals experience physical maladies following these incidents, including broken bones, lacerations, whiplash, and contusions. While these are all sobering, perhaps nothing is more life changing than a traumatic brain injury (TBI). When the body’s control center, the brain, is injured, the impacts can be… Read More »

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Filing a Third Party Claim in Addition to Workers’ Compensation

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you’ve been injured on the job, chances are you’ve filed a claim through Workers’ Compensation. If all goes according to plan, your medical costs will be covered, and you’ll receive roughly two-thirds of your weekly salary while you’re out of work.  But does that really cover everything it should?  Perhaps you’ve considered the… Read More »

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Maryland Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

By Hasson D. Barnes |

As our loved ones advance in age, they often require additional care due to decreased mental and/or physical abilities. As families make the decision to place their loved ones in nursing care facilities, they rightly expect quality medical care in a safe and sanitary environment. When those facilities fail in these measures, resulting in… Read More »

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