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Blog Posts in May, 2017

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  • Warning: Flesh-Eating Bacteria on the Rise in Chesapeake Bay
    Warning: Flesh-Eating Bacteria on the Rise in Chesapeake Bay

    The start of summer in Maryland holds many promises for residents and tourists, alike. Maryland summer can involve beaches, crab-fests, and a cold, icy platter of fresh oysters and clams. Even though ...

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  • Apologies from Health Care Providers Not Admissible as Evidence in Malpractice Claims
    Apologies from Health Care Providers Not Admissible as Evidence in Malpractice Claims

    When someone has injured you or a member of your family, the first thing that helps to heal the anger, trauma, and frustration of the resulting consequences of the injury is an apology. An apology ...

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  • Workers' Compensation in Review and an Employer's Reporting Requirement
    Workers' Compensation in Review and an Employer's Reporting Requirement

    When it comes to workers’ compensation, it is the shared responsibility of the injured employee and the employer to ensure that not only is the employee able to file for workers’ compensation, but ...

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  • Child Abuse in Maryland and Mandated Reporting
    Child Abuse in Maryland and Mandated Reporting

    In Maryland, hospitals and primary care providers play a significant role in the lives of families and their young patients. Because of the role of these medical professionals and their ability to ...

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  • The golden rule, duty of care, and negligence
    The golden rule, duty of care, and negligence

    We have been taught from childhood that if we see someone in need, we should make our best efforts to render assistance where and however possible. This stems from our foundation of the golden rule: ...

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  • Maryland Legislature Reviews No-Fault Fund for Birth-Related Neurological Injury
    Maryland Legislature Reviews No-Fault Fund for Birth-Related Neurological Injury

    Malpractice by a hospital or as a result of mistakes made by medical professionals can have long-term effects on the victim who must suffer the consequences of injury. Malpractice can become more ...

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