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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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Surge in Opioid and Substance Abuse Linked to Ongoing Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has likely contributed to a surge in opioid and other substance abuse fatalities, state health officials said Tuesday in releasing their 2020 second-quarter report. There were 1,326 unintentional intoxication deaths from all types of drugs and alcohol reported in Maryland during the first two quarters of 2020,…

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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Maryland Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: Signs to Look Out For

As our loved ones age, we may consider moving them into a suitable nursing home or skilled nursing facility that will provide the assistance they need to carry out their lives comfortably and happily. This already difficult decision can be exacerbated if your elderly relative begins to show signs of…

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An Overview of Birth Injuries: What to Know About Different Types of Birth Injuries

When your child has suffered a birth injury, the mental and physical repercussions for both you and your child can be devastating. While the severity of these injuries varies, knowing that injuries to your child could have been prevented can leave you feeling overwhelmed and even outraged. At The Law…

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