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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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Life-Changing Injuries to the Spinal Cord

By Hasson D. Barnes |

In just an instant, your life could be forever changed.  It could be a traffic accident, a fall down a flight of stairs, or even a physical assault. Whatever the situation, if it results in a spinal cord injury, it could turn your life upside down.  If the injury occurs due to another person’s… Read More »

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When Collisions Result in Head Injuries

By Hasson D. Barnes |

There are over six million vehicular accidents in this country every single year, resulting in three million injuries, two million of which have permanent impacts.  When it comes to head injuries, 50 percent of all traumatic brain injuries transpire due to car accidents.  If you or a loved one is dealing with a serious… Read More »

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School Bus Accidents

By Hasson D. Barnes |

As children boarded the bus for school one early October morning in 2017, they certainly hadn’t considered the possibility of winding up in the hospital instead of in their classrooms. But that’s exactly what happened to over a dozen kids after a teenager, who was closely following the bus, rear-ended the larger vehicle.  Although… Read More »

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Bicycle Safety

By Hasson D. Barnes |

People choose to ride bicycles for any number of reasons:  it may be a primary means of commuting for some, while it’s simply a way to enjoy the great outdoors for others.  For many, it’s a relaxing and enjoyable way of getting a bit of exercise. For other riders, limiting one’s impact on the… 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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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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