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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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Negligence Leads to Boating Injuries

By Hasson D. Barnes |

As two women boarded a pontoon boat in Ocean City, they were struck by the rotating propeller, incurring serious, though not life-threatening injuries. As a result of the incident, the boat operator was charged with negligent operation of a vessel.  If you have experienced serious injuries due to the negligence of another person, you… Read More »

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Drugged Driving is Dangerous

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Drivers make poor choices every day.  One of the most dangerous involves the use of drugs before getting behind the wheel. Whether the drug is illegal or a prescription, when the effects impair the driver, it puts everyone at risk.  If you or a loved one has been seriously harmed by a drugged driver,… Read More »

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When Altercations Lead to Serious Personal Injury

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Who among us hasn’t had a difference of opinion with a fellow colleague, neighbor, friend, or stranger?  To be sure, the world is fraught with a variety of perceptions, sensitivities, and perspectives.  But what happens when a disagreement leads to a physical altercation?  If serious harm is the result, the assistance of an experienced… Read More »

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Hurt In A Pedestrian Accident?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When 66-year-old Kirk Hilton entered a crosswalk on Baltimore Avenue one June morning, he could not have imagined that it would be the last thing he ever did.  A vehicle traveling along the road collided with him, taking his life.  If you or a loved one has suffered serious injury or death in an… Read More »

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Will Reopening the Economy Justify Personal Injury Lawsuits?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

As of May 5, 2020, the majority of people in the US were not in favor of reopening the economy in the wake of the Coronavirus, according to a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll.  Over half of citizens are currently uncomfortable taking care of basic necessities, such as grocery shopping, while nearly 70 percent… Read More »

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Loose Loads are a Hazard on Maryland Roads

By Hasson D. Barnes |

It probably wouldn’t surprise most people to hear that road debris causes a lot of accidents across the country.  In one study of a three-year period, in fact, over 200,000 collisions occurred as a result of foreign objects on the road.  Those crashes led to nearly 40,000 injuries and 500 fatalities across the country. … Read More »

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Was a Loved One Harmed in a Nursing Home Due to Medication Errors?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Do you have a loved one who is residing in a nursing home?  If so, you are not alone; Well over a million people currently reside in nearly 16,000 care facilities across the country.  While many of these places provide sanitary, safe, and loving homes for the elderly and impaired, there are, unfortunately, some… Read More »

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Workplace Fatalities

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Employers have a basic responsibility to provide a safe workplace for employees.  When they fail in this fundamental duty, it can result in serious injuries, or even death, for employees.  If you or a loved one has suffered extreme harm due to an employer’s negligence or recklessness, an experienced local personal injury/wrongful death attorney… Read More »

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