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Peloton Safety Concerns

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you are a Peloton fitness guru, you need to be aware of the latest concerns.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned consumers that if they have kids or pets at home, they should discontinue use of the Tread+ model immediately due to reports of serious accidents.  Though the company initially… Read More »

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Preposterous Accidents That Really Occurred

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Accidents are just a part of life, right?  We’ve all experienced the occasional misfortune as a result of a confluence of factors coming together at just the wrong moment.  If you’ve been feeling sorry for yourself because of your bad luck, though, you’re going to count your lucky stars when you hear some of… Read More »

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The Tragedy Of Fatal Rear End Collisions

By Hasson D. Barnes |

She was sitting in her car in the left turn lane on Rt. 30 when the unthinkable occurred:  a flatbed smashed into Dinora Flores from behind, propelling her vehicle forward into the path of a tractor trailer.  Flores was pronounced dead within just hours, an innocent victim of someone else’s recklessness/negligence.  Sadly, these kinds… Read More »

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When Man’s Best Friend Is Anything Other Than A Dog

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Who doesn’t love dogs?  They are, after all, known as man’s best friend for a reason:  they are loyal and loving, cuddly and dependable.  Nothing warms the heart like a wagging tail and wiggling bottom as you enter the door of your home.  So, seriously, who doesn’t love dogs?  The truth of the matter… Read More »

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Beware Of Bogus Stem Cell Treatments

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When a loved one is suffering from a serious or incurable disease, people are desperate for medical interventions to improve the prognosis.  One of the hottest things on the market—often billed as a treatment for all kinds of frightening conditions—is stem cell therapy.  Unfortunately, many clinics offer these therapies with false claims that they… Read More »

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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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