Tag: personal injury

Will law save Maryland cyclists from brain injuries?

It is probably safe to say that both cyclists and nonriders alike would agree that bike accidents can carry potentially serious injuries. These ramifications could include brain injury, which is especially devastating. This is why wearing a helmet is so important. However, not everyone in Maryland agrees on what laws are needed in order to

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Study: Boxing and brain injuries go hand-in-hand

While it may not be any sort of shocking revelation to Maryland residents, a recent study has documented the tie between a certain type of athlete and a devastating injury. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons recently pointed out that a staggering 90 percent of boxers suffer from brain injuries. While it might appear that

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Plaintiffs merge cases against NFL

The number of personal injury suits filed by former professional football players, including some who played in Baltimore, has grown to more than 80. These suits represent more than 2,000 players who said the National Football League didn’t do enough to treat brain injuries that resulted from concussions. Now, one master complaint has been filed

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City of Baltimore, accident victims settle claims

Officials with the city of Baltimore have given the go-ahead to pay $340,000 to settle claims made against the city following three car accidents where city employees were at fault. It proves that governments can be held accountable for negligent behavior. The largest payout, $200,000, will go to a woman who was hit by a

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Three die in Maryland crash

A family was left to mourn the deaths of three siblings who were trying to restart their lives, but were victims of a fatal car accident in the Baltimore suburb of Bel Air, Maryland. The accident killed a 29-year-old man, who had been released from jail just two months ago; his 24-year-old sister, who had

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Car accident kills Pasadena man

A man who operated a popular social media page to inform his neighbors in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, of everything from community news to car crashes has died in a car accident. Police said the 32-year-old man, who was from the Baltimore suburb of Pasadena, Maryland, was speeding when his Acura collided with a BMW.

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Pedestrians wearing headphones at risk

A study by two University of Maryland specialty schools found that people walking along streets while wearing headphones are more likely to be injured because they can’t hear what’s going on around them. The recently published report from the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore and the University of Maryland School of Medicine found

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More ex-players sue NFL over concussions

Two more lawsuits have been filed against the National Football League, accusing the league of putting players, including players in Baltimore, on the field despite knowing the evidence that the game could lead to brain injuries and other long-term neurological disorders. The lawsuits, filed on behalf of 25 former NFL players total, contend the players

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