As ubiquitous as social media is these days, it's been known to get people in trouble for things they've said - comments and posts that are new or old. And if you're a plaintiff in a personal injury trial, you must know that everything you do and have done will be under scrutiny and can be used against you.
Even though the calendar says autumn is officially here, anyone who has lived in Maryland long enough knows that we are still several weeks away from any noticeable shift in weather conditions. What this means, of course, is that there is still more than enough time to take part in our favorite outdoor activities from long bike rides to leisurely walks.
There are certain professions that we, as a society, hold in high regard owing to the education and training required, and the complexity of the work performed. While physicians certainly fall into this category, so do attorneys, whom we rely on to handle an array of matters from car accidents and divorces to estate planning and criminal charges, to name only a few.
When most people hear the terms nursing home abuse or nursing home neglect, what likely springs to mind are things like bedsores, malnutrition, medication errors, falls and unacceptable living conditions.
If you are involved in a car accident, you know that there will be many details to deal with in the days and weeks to come. The situation you face will depend on many factors, including the extent of the damage and if you suffered any injuries.
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an eye-opening report in which it declared sepsis, a condition that the agency said is responsible for over 258,000 fatalities per year, a medical emergency.