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    Maryland’s One Satisfaction Rule

    What happens when one person’s injuries are caused by more than one person’s negligence? Often, the responsibility, or liability, for the harm suffered by the injured person will be shared by all of the negligent parties. However, once the injured party has obtained full satisfaction for all of his or her claims from one of […]

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    Study Suggests Diagnostic Tools for Depression May Lead to Misdiagnosis in Children and Adolescents

    In the United States, depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in United States, claiming more than 40 million adults, almost 18% of the population, ages 18 and older, as its victims. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 2.8 million adolescents between the ages of 12 through 17 in […]

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    Car Accidents and Pregnant Victims in Waldorf, MD

    Car Accidents and Pregnant Victims Maryland experiences some of the most severe weather in the United States, especially during the winter. The presence of snow and ice creates a significant risk to motorists, who are much more likely to be involved in automobile accidents when there is inclement weather. Pregnant women are especially susceptible to injury in […]

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    Wrongful Birth Cases

    In Maryland, wrongful birth is a cause of action brought by parents when a medical professional’s negligence results in the unwanted birth of a child. There are two situations that can give rise to wrongful birth or wrongful conception cases: ●When the child is born with birth defects and the mother would have terminated the pregnancy had […]

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    Negligence and Violating Statutes

    Often when a person violates a law, someone else is harmed. In some cases, that other person may have a compensable injury that gives rise to a personal injury suit based on negligence. When that happens, Maryland law treats the legal violation as evidence that the violator was negligent. Evidence of Negligence Under Maryland law, violating […]

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