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Dangerous Infections After a Dog Bite

Dogs carry many bacteria in their mouths, and these can easily be transmitted through bite wounds. (Side note: human mouths also carry bacteria, and human bites can also become dangerously infected.) If you or your child has been bitten by a dog to the point where the dog’s teeth have pierced the skin, you have […]

Maryland Car Accident: Common Spine and Back Injuries

If you are someone who never consciously thinks of your spine or back, congratulations. The spine is the body’s central structure of support and connects the various parts of your musculoskeletal system together. You need it to complete almost every movement you make, such as sitting, standing, twisting, and bending (not to mention digging, diving, […]

Baltimore Ranks Sixth in Dog Attacks on U.S. Postal Workers

In Baltimore, attacks on U.S. postal workers by dogs are comparatively common. While this means that Baltimore postal workers should be especially cautious and aware when approaching homes or locations with dogs present, it also means that dog owners should be responsible and keep their dogs away from postal workers. Dog bite injuries can be […]

What Do I Need to Know About No-Zone Accidents?

Accidents involving large semi-trucks can be especially dangerous. Large trucks’ size and weight make their damage potential very high. Certain no-zone areas surrounding trucks can be the cause behind certain accidents. No-zone areas refer to the blind spots surrounding a truck and its trailer, where the truck driver’s visibility is either partially obstructed or completely […]

Long Term Effects of Dog Attacks

Being attacked and even bitten by a dog can have serious lasting effects on the body. And even if no physical injuries are sustained, the emotional trauma that can develop can be a difficult hurdle to face. Around 4.5 million people suffer injuries from dog attacks every year, making it a fairly common cause of […]

What Is Circumstantial Evidence in Car Accident Lawsuits?

During car accident cases, evidence must be established that the defendant violated a duty of care. This can be accomplished through a variety of ways, such as showing that the driver was intoxicated, distracted, or was otherwise negligent. Establishing negligence, however, relies on a plaintiff presenting direct or circumstantial evidence to support their claim. It’s […]

Can I Sue for a Minor Dog Bite?

It’s always upsetting when you’re the victim of a dog bite, but some bites are worse than others. If your injuries are minor, you might wonder whether it’s really worth it to pursue a lawsuit or insurance claim. To determine your next step, review the relevant laws in your area and assess key factors like […]

What is the Most Dangerous Car in the United States?

You could be driving the country’s most dangerous car and not even know it. Auto manufacturers, dealerships, and repair shops aren’t required to tell you, so we’re here to share the truth about America’s most dangerous cars. First, let’s look at the characteristics that put a vehicle in the category of dangerous vehicles. According to […]

Emotional Effects of Dog Bite Injuries

Developing emotional trauma after being bitten by a dog might seem on the lower end of things to worry about, especially if you are someone who has always loved dogs. Unfortunately, we can’t always control how our bodies react to traumatic situations. As the top firm handling dog bite cases in Baltimore, we have seen […]

Will Pre-Existing Conditions Impact Your Personal Injury Case?

When you or a loved one is injured because of the negligence of another person, product, or company, it is easy to feel a mixture of emotions, from overwhelmed to angry to despondent. Oftentimes, our clients worry about whether their situation will even qualify them for compensation. Many injured persons who have pre-existing conditions fear […]