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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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More Than You Bargained For: When Surgical Supplies are Left Behind

By Hasson D. Barnes |

It’s hard to believe, but thousands of surgical procedures result in instruments and supplies being left behind after an operation every year. Having a sponge, clamp, or other retained foreign body can cause all kinds of havoc with your health. If you or a loved one has had to deal with this type of… Read More »

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Liability Issues in Slip and Fall Accidents

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Let’s say a man is walking through a hotel lobby when he suddenly feels his foot catch on something, sending him crashing to the ground. He thuds to the floor, breaking an ankle, fracturing an elbow, and sustaining a concussion. Patrons and staff in the hotel rush to his aid, noting that a tuft… Read More »

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Runaway Semi Drops into Business

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When an unoccupied tractor-trailer rolled down a hill in Lochearn, startled observers watched as it slammed through the side of a beauty supply store. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. All too often when vehicles crash into buildings, the result is a catastrophe. To be sure, 500 people die and another 4,000 are hospitalized with… Read More »

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