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$55 million verdict in Baltimore medical malpractice suit

A child’s cerebral palsy was blamed on doctors in a medical malpractice lawsuit filed against Johns Hopkins after a 2010 birth resulted in a delayed C-section, which deprived the unborn child of oxygen. Apparently a Baltimore, Maryland, jury agreed and awarded the family an unprecedented $55 million in damages. Initially, the mother attempted to give birth at home with the services of a midwife, however when the child became caught during delivery, she was rushed to the hospital for an emergency C-section. The mother was left waiting for blood tests

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Fatal accident near Silver Springs injures 4, alcohol suspected

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to a fatal accident last Wednesday around 10:30 p.m. that left one dead and sent four others to the hospital, including one of the injured being sent to a hospital that specializes in treating trauma patients with life-threatening injuries. The car accident occurred on the beltway between the exits of Colesville Road and Georgia Avenue. Maryland State Police said in the initial investigation that a passenger vehicle crashed into another vehicle that had been parked on the right hand shoulder of the road. Three

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Fireworks injuries have East Coast authorities revisiting laws

As is the case every July 4th holiday, a slew of injuries resulting from fireworks are making the rounds in the Maryland media. Last week three children and several others were injured in various accidents involving fireworks in one state. Three children suffered such serious burn injuries they had to be airlifted to local hospitals for treatment. One of the accidents involved four youngsters setting off a batch of sparklers inside a bottle causing the bottle to explode. Another accident in a different state injured 13 people, including three children

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Maryland truck-bus accident near Rockville Street injures 4

The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a 33-year-old driver in a garbage truck crossed the center line on Route 36 near Rockville Street around 7:20 a.m. last Thursday and struck a transit bus, injuring the driver and two passengers onboard the bus. The driver of the Peterbilt truck, owned by Western Maryland Waste Systems, was also injured in the truck accident. One of the passengers on the bus was airlifted to the local hospital by a Maryland State Police medevac helicopter, while the truck driver, 70-year-old bus driver and

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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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