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Discharge Upgrade Win Announcement

The Law Offices 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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An Overview of the Zantac Recall and FDA Investigation Into NDMA Contaminant

In recent months, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested that all over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, such as Zantac, be removed from the market. This comes during an ongoing investigation of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA. Here, the Baltimore product liability attorneys at The Law Office of Evan…

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Two elderly individuals holding hands sitting down, in reference to an article about bed sores from The Law Offices of Evan K. Thalenberg, P.A.

My Loved One Has Bedsores, Can This Be Considered Negligence?

As elderly individuals are placed in nursing homes, their loved ones have likely researched the best care facilities in the area, and believe that they are placing their loved ones in good hands. But, what happens when you discover that your loved one has severe bedsores or other physical harm…

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My Doctor Misdiagnosed Me. Is This Medical Malpractice?

When you are suffering from an illness that is affecting your life on a day-to-day basis, you should be able to rely on an experienced doctor to diagnose the issue at hand. But, what happens if your doctor misdiagnoses you? Here, the Baltimore medical malpractice attorneys at The Law Offices…

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Lead Paint and Pregnancy

Exposure to lead can be detrimental to the health of any individual, however, certain at-risk groups such as pregnant women face an additional risk of the harmful effects of lead to both themselves and their babies. In areas where lead and lead paint are more common, such as  Baltimore., pregnant…

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Does My Home Have Lead Paint?

Exposure to lead can be detrimental to your health and lead in the body is directly linked to developmental delays and neurological problems. In the Baltimore-  area, there are an extremely high number of older homes that contain lead paint, and you or your loved one may have been affected…

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What is Lead Poisoning?

Lead poisoning is acute or chronic poisoning due to the absorption of lead into the body. Lead, which is toxic to human beings and the culprit of a myriad of harmful physical and mental side effects, can exist in paint and dust found in older buildings and homes. Here, the…

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