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The Costs of Treating Burns

  • December 12, 2017
  • Burns & Explosion Injuries
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The pain and suffering from a burn injury is terrible—no question. The financial costs, however, can also cause you and your family pain. Part of the reason is that serious burn injuries require a lot of care, often in a hospital, and these days the care does not come cheap. Recent numbers that lay out
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Occupational Hazard: Beryllium in the Workplace

  • August 21, 2017
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Beryllium is a substance that probably doesn’t appear in your everyday conversation, unless you are studying chemistry or you work in certain industries. But repeated exposure to beryllium can cause a number of health problems and serious diseases. After four decades, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finally issued a safety exposure rule for beryllium
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The Sobering Truth about Blackout Wednesday

  • November 15, 2016
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The holiday season is a time of joy and festivity. People get together to share good conversation, a home-cooked meal, and, oftentimes, an alcoholic beverage or two. From champagne to eggnog, alcohol is a favorite beverage at all types of holiday celebrations. But only one day has gained notoriety for a tradition of consuming it
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Dangerous Bacteria Threatening Babies at Local Hospital

  • September 2, 2016
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As of this writing, Prince George’s Hospital Center’s NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) remains closed because of Pseudomonas bacteria in the water pipes. On August 9, 2016, the discovery of Pseudomonas resulted in the transfer of nine NICU babies to another hospital as a precaution. The deaths of seven NICU babies since the beginning of
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Top 10 OSHA Violations for 2015

  • June 9, 2016
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One of the federal organizations that helps ensure safe working conditions for all of us is the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA wants to make sure you are protected from egregious hazards, because most workplace injuries and deaths are preventable. Unfortunately, not everyone is on board with worker safety. Every
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Delivery truck drivers for parcel delivery companies such as UPS, FedEx and USPS log millions of miles a year, especailly during the traditional holiday season, and often under conditions of extreme time pressure. Although these drivers are trained before they are sent out on the road, delivery truck accidents are all too common nevertheless. If
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Knock Me Out at the Ball Game?

  • July 7, 2015
  • Personal Injury
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Over 2.4 million people attended Orioles games at Camden Yards in 2014. It’s clear we love our Orioles. I know I do. Few of us think about any hazards associated with attending a game—indeed, we might not be aware that there are hazards—even though a disclaimer may be printed right on our ticket stating we
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Highway Deaths Caused By Cocaine

  • September 11, 2014
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You may have heard or read the recent news reports about the Baltimore man who thought he was in Chicago when he caused a car crash in Darlington, Maryland. The 69-year-old man was driving his Cadillac south on Route 1 when he crossed the center line and collided with another vehicle. When the Maryland State
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June 5, 2011 By Danny Jacobs Daily Record Legal Affairs Writer When it comes to marketing, Steven H. Heisler can say he’s literally gone the extra mile. A parking pad behind Heisler’s eponymous downtown Baltimore office is the resting place of what has been dubbed “The Injury Lawmobile,” an SUV covered in a giant advertisement
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Heisler Hired By Slain Teen's Family In Restraint Death Case

  • November 14, 2007
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Click here to watch the NAACP Report with Steven Heisler and the family of Isaiah Simmons III. Baltimore- The family of Isaiah Simmons III, has retained Steven H. Heisler to represent them regarding the teen’s death at a Carroll County juvenile residential facility. Simmons died on January 28, 2007 at Bowling Brook Preparatory School after
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