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Accidents Involving Scaffolding

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Scaffolding is all around us, enabling workers on construction sites and maintenance workers to access hard-to-reach areas as they complete their work. But scaffolding is involved in far too many accidents that harm, or even kill workers.  If you or a loved one has suffered a scaffolding accident that has resulted in serious consequences,… Read More »

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Elder Abuse And Personal Injury Claims

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Has an elderly loved one suffered abuse or neglect at the hands of an uncaring, devious, or heartless individual?  Whether it’s a family member, paid caregiver, or medical professional, seeing an adored grandparent, parent, aunt, or uncle suffering due to the cruelty of another is unthinkable.  In addition to criminal charges, such individuals may… Read More »

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Road Rage In Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

It’s a grim problem that has led to thousands of injuries and hundreds of fatalities across the United States: road rage. Here in Maryland, cases of road rage that spiral into serious incidents are setting off alarms; the incidents are all too frequent, and all too dangerous: Recent Incidents in Maryland  If you think… Read More »

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Did You Rely On A CPAP Machine That Made You Sick?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Sleep apnea:  it’s a condition that affects millions of people, many of whom literally stop breathing while asleep. It’s a frightening diagnosis, but one that has a pretty simple intervention: a simple medical device that ensures consistent breathing throughout a sleep cycle. What a relief, right? You bet– unless the use of the device… Read More »

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Bus Crash Results In Injuries

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Dozens of passengers suffered injuries when a University of Maryland commuter bus careened into a light pole on Route 1 in Prince George’s County. While none of the injuries appeared to be serious at first glance, many of the passengers were understandably shaken by the event. What to Do in this Kind of Event … Read More »

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Keep Kids Safe

By Hasson D. Barnes |

There is nothing worse than sending children off to school, only to discover that they will be spending an extended length of time in the hospital–or may never come home again at all—due to a traffic accident that occurred on the way to or from school. It’s every parent’s nightmare—one that too many Maryland… Read More »

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Chemical Hair Relaxers And The Cost To Black Women

By Hasson D. Barnes |

She was a newlywed, and couldn’t wait for the day that she could announce to her groom and the world that she was pregnant. But for Kenya Appling, it was not to be. Instead of creating a new family, Appling underwent a hysterectomy to rid her body of the uterine cancer plaguing her. She… Read More »

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Don’t Make These Mistakes After Experiencing Personal Injury

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Injuries of any kind can be devastating physically, mentally, and financially.  When those injuries are the result of another party’s negligence or outright recklessness, it may be even more difficult to process and deal with. That’s why anyone suffering a serious injury under these circumstances should never try going it alone.  Instead, consider a… Read More »

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The Danger Of Nursing Pillows

By Hasson D. Barnes |

What could be more devastating than to lose a newborn baby under avoidable circumstances?  Sadly, hundreds of parents are discovering this agony after utilizing nursing pillows, popular items that have been associated with numerous infant deaths. Suffocation  Millions of these pillows are sold annually in America, and many are used with no adverse outcomes… Read More »

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Intersection Crashes

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Another family had to be notified that they’d lost a loved one in an intersection crash in Lusby, Maryland. This time the victim was 60-year-old Denise Chaconas-Brown, who’d been attempting a left turn when a collision with a southbound driver who suffered serious injuries of her own.  It was one more avoidable tragedy occurring… Read More »

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