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Medical malpractice bill exempting ‘free’ doctors fails

A bill that seeks to exempt doctors who offer free medical care from malpractice lawsuits has failed to pass in the final legislative session in another state. In an election year in which medical malpractice reform is a hot topic in the Washington D.C. area and around the country, this particular bill, as do many medical malpractice reform efforts, has fierce support and opposition. Opponents argue that this bill is unfair to low-income consumers because it prevents those who seek free medical care from pursuing a medical malpractice claim against

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Maryland State Police say serious truck accident was no accident

A criminal investigation has resulted from a Baltimore, Maryland, multi-vehicle crash in what police are stating was the result of an incidence of road rage. The truck accident happened on southbound Route 295 earlier this month when a 25-year-old driver in a white pick-up truck in the second lane of the highway began driving out of his designated lane and came close to colliding with a passenger vehicle in the first lane. The driver in that vehicle blasted his horn to alert the truck driver that he was crossing into

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Maryland counties raise awareness of aggressive driving dangers

We have all seen them. The driver who appears to be in such a hurry that he or she is constantly changing lanes, tailgating and generally acting aggressively to get where he or she is going. Road rage is nothing new on the nation’s highways and byways. And although the term did not enter into the official American lexicon until roughly 20 years ago, it has been in practice for at least as long as the automobile. Montgomery County and Prince George’s County are again promoting the “Smooth Operator” campaign,

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What do paralyzed rats, electricity and chocolate have in common?

In a promising new study, researchers have created a new therapy regimen utilizing a variety of treatments in combinations that have proven to make paralyzed rats able to walk again. Spinal cord injuries have a debilitating effect on a large number of peoples’ lives and are often thought to be permanent. This new research could hold promise for disabled persons in Maryland and around the world who have been injured in car accidents and the like to someday recover some of their motor functions. Researchers are saying this new combination

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Steve H.Drone

Attorney Steven H. Dorne

Attorney Steven H. Dorne is an accomplished lawyer who practices in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He brings more than 30 years of experience and a long record of success to each case. His law practice is distinguished by careful preparation and thorough analysis of each case.

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