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Peloton Accidents Raise Alarms

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Peloton’s Tread+ is in the news, and not for its contributions to fitness and weight loss.  The treadmill has been blamed for nearly 40 accidents, many of which involved the pinning, trapping, and pulling under of children. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has alerted customers who have pets and/or small children in their… Read More »

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When Pharmacies Make Mistakes

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Over 4.5 billion prescriptions were filled in the United States in 2020.  Drug stores and pharmacies are responding to an aging population suffering from a  wide range of chronic maladies, in addition to the many prescriptions filled for typical infections, pain medications, and more.  It is a multibillion-dollar business, and when it works right,… 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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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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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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