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Obtaining LTD After a Heart Attack

Each year in the U.S., 610,000 people die of heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Moreover, 735,000 Americans have heart attacks every year, with 210,000 of these being second-time events. With such sobering statistics… Read More

Filing a Maryland Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The loss of a loved one because of another’s actions is devastating. Although there is nothing that can be done to bring back the person you lost, you may have legal options for obtaining compensation that can help cover some of the losses you are experiencing. Maryland’s… Read More

Major Dysfunction of a Joint

Major dysfunction of a joint occurs when medical problems in one of the body’s main joints (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip knee or ankle) impede your ability to move or function effectively. The dysfunction can generally happen due to any cause. For example,… Read More

Mental Illness Limitations in LTD Policies

One of the most insidious practices by insurance companies in crafting long-term disability (LTD) policies is the Mental Illness Limitation. This common language in long-term disability policies limits benefits paid to 24 months if the underlying condition… Read More

Region’s Pedestrian Deaths Remain Relatively Unchanged

Despite efforts by several agencies within the Washington, D.C. area, pedestrian fatalities in the region remained relatively unchanged in 2016 compared to 2015, according to preliminary data from 10 of the region’s top police departments. At least 61… Read More

The Challenges of Obtaining Long-Term Disability for Fibromyalgia

Some of the most complex cases in disability law involve clients with fibromyalgia. This is because, on top of fighting the normal legal inertia of adjusters and insurers seeking to deny the claim, you battle the pervasive idea that fibromyalgia is a… Read More

Determining Negligence in Auto Accidents

If you have been injured in a car accident, one of the most important elements for filing a claim for compensation for a car accident is to prove who was at fault. There are several factors that are necessary for determining fault in an accident. An… Read More

What to Do If You Are Hurt at Work in Maryland

Workers’ compensation is the primary source for payment for lost time from work and medical expenses for Maryland workers who have been injured at work. Although the workers’ compensation system is designed to provide timely payment of all benefits,… Read More

Three-Year-Old Killed in Fire Caused by Hoverboard

A three-year-old was killed and two others were critically injured on March 13 in a house fire after a hoverboard charging in the home caught fire. The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has stated that this is the first death linked to… Read More

Study: Most Americans Uncomfortable Sharing Roads with Autonomous Vehicles

Although most American drivers are ready to embrace autonomous technology in new vehicles, many are still afraid of the idea of completely self-driving cars, according to a recent study from the American Automobile Association (AAA). The study found… Read More

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