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How a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Works

If someone were to die at the hands of another’s negligence or wrongful and intentional act, a wrongful death claim could be brought against that defendant. Wrongful death lawsuits are generally filed by a representative of the deceased person’s estate and on behalf of the surviving family members. If you…

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Former MD Pediatrician Ernesto Torres Found Incompetent to Stand Trial

In early 2019, one victim came forward to report that she had been raped by her pediatrician, Dr. Ernesto Torres. Since then, many additional victims have come forward against Dr. Torres. In total, he has been charged with 98 counts of varying degrees of sexual assault and child sex abuse…

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Developmental Delays from Birth Injuries

In the months after a baby is born, there are several skills that they are expected to develop over time. These skills are known as “developmental skills,” and include different physical, mental, and social abilities such as responding to their names, lifting their heads on their own, and learning how…

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How to Report Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse or negligence is an unfortunate yet common occurrence that causes physical, mental, and emotional harm to elder Americans around the United States every day. Examples of nursing home abuse range from the violent or harsh treatment from nursing home staff members to the facility’s failure to properly…

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Complexities of Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice suits are one of the most difficult areas of United States law. They require enormous amounts of documentation and time and extensive knowledge in the legal and medical fields. In malpractice suits, the burden of proof lies with the plaintiff, meaning it is their responsibility to prove malpractice…

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What is “Pain and Suffering?”

“Pain and Suffering” is simply the legal term encompassing the mental and physical damages that occur as a result of events such as car accidents, medical malpractice, a slip and fall, among others. When you or a loved one is injured because of negligence or incompetence, there can be many…

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What If My Accident Injuries Don’t Show Up Right Away

If you or a loved one has experienced a car accident, you may have walked away with no signs or symptoms of injury or medical trauma. However, there are often situations in which your injuries after a car accident may not appear immediately. In some cases, it may not appear…

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Proving Breach of Duty In A Medical Malpractice Claim

It is an unfortunate yet common occurrence that either your doctor or a loved one has acted carelessly during diagnosis or treatment, causing potential harm. To protect the well-being and health of you and your loved ones, filing a negligence claim against your doctor will require you to prove that…

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Nursing Home Liability for Medication Errors

As our loved ones age, it is important we place their care into the hands of those we can trust to provide them with the assistance they need. Unfortunately, medication errors can happen in nursing home facilities and may be considered acts of negligence. Such errors include overmedicating a patient,…

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Discharge Upgrade Win Announcement

The Law Office of Evan K. Thalenberg, P.A., is thrilled to announce that it was able to secure an upgraded discharge for a Veteran from General, Under Honorable Conditions Discharge to an Honorable Discharge as part of the firm’s commitment to service. The Global War on Terror-era Veteran sought our…

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I Think My Child Has Been Exposed to Lead Paint. What Are My Options?

Exposure to lead can have long-term effects on health and may lead to neurological problems and developmental delays in children. There are quite a number of homes in the Baltimore area which contain high levels of lead derived from lead paint itself. If you believe your child has been exposed…

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What is Erb’s Palsy?

Erb’s Palsy, or Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy, is a birth injury that affects one to two children in every 1,000 and is one of the most common birth injuries following cerebral palsy. Erb’s palsy can occur as a result of a doctor’s negligence, and it is typically caused by excessive…

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