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  • Metro Plans to Stop Allowing Negative Balances on SmarTrip
    Metro Plans to Stop Allowing Negative Balances on SmarTrip

    By: Allan M. Siegel For years, Metro has allowed its subway riders to have negative balances on SmarTrip cards for one ride. For example, if you have deposited $2.50 on your SmarTrip card and you take ...

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  • Montgomery County is Latest Jurisdiction to Sue Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors for Opioid Crisis
    Montgomery County is Latest Jurisdiction to Sue Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors for Opioid Crisis

    By: Allan M. Siegel Earlier this month, Montgomery County announced its intention to sue manufacturers and distributors of opioids, which are a commonly prescribed type of painkiller. Oxycodone and ...

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  • Woman Files Suit After Health Care Provider's Negligent Misreading of Test Results Cause Her to Receive Double Mastectomy and Hysterectomy
    Woman Files Suit After Health Care Provider's Negligent Misreading of Test Results Cause Her to Receive Double Mastectomy and Hysterectomy

    By: Matthew Tievsky In 2015, 36 year-old Oregon resident Elisha Cooke-Moore visited her OB-GYN for a regular examination, and underwent precautionary genetic testing, to see if she was at risk of ...

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  • After an Auto Accident, the First Rule is to Take Care of Your Health
    After an Auto Accident, the First Rule is to Take Care of Your Health

    By: Matthew Tievsky Too many times in automobile collision cases, we receive calls from potential clients who waited until days or even weeks after the collision to seek medical treatment. Sometimes ...

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  • Maryland Extends Statute of Limitations for Child Abuse Victims to Bring Lawsuits
    Maryland Extends Statute of Limitations for Child Abuse Victims to Bring Lawsuits

    By: Matthew Tievsky On October 1, a new law in Maryland went into effect that extended the statute of limitations for child abuse victims to bring lawsuits against their abusers. A statute of ...

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  • Toddler Dies in Drowning Accident at Charles County Home Day Care
    Toddler Dies in Drowning Accident at Charles County Home Day Care

    By: Joseph Cammarata A two year-old boy who wandered out of a day care provider’s home died Monday in what authorities suspect to be a drowning accident. According to the county sheriff’s office, the ...

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