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Baltimore pedestrian dies months after being hit by a car

On behalf of Law Offices of Steven H. Dorne posted in Car Accidents on March 30, 2012.

Baltimore County Police said a 39-year-old woman who was hit by a car last December has recently died and an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. The fatal accident occurred two days before Christmas near Rolling Road and the 6200 block of Baltimore National Pike. According to the investigation, a 42-year-old driver of a minivan was travelling west on Rolling Road when he attempted to make a left hand turn onto Baltimore National Pike. After swerving across the Pike he then jumped the curb and

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Research suggest new therapy for spinal cord injury victims

On behalf of Law Offices of Steven H. Dorne posted in Spinal Cord Injuries on March 29, 2012.

Maryland residents might be interested to learn about a new Japanese research study involving an oral drug that has been shown to lessen the outbreak of human multiple sclerosis and slow some of its physical problems now looks promising for treating injuries to the spinal cord as well. The drug studied was FTY720, also known as Gilenya, was shown to improve some of the motor functions in mice with spinal cord injuries. The study’s authors report that FTY720, manufactured by Novartis has several treatment powers and had recovered some of

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U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs pays for medical malpractice

On behalf of Law Offices of Steven H. Dorne posted in Medical Malpractice on March 28, 2012.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs paid out $940,000 in cases involving the wrongful deaths of eight patients at the Dayton, Ohio, VA Medical Center. This same clinic was also involved in allegations last year of a dentist at the clinic using improper hygiene for years, according to public records. These records show that since 2007 this southwestern Ohio medical center has been hit with 72 medical malpractice claims. These 72 claims of medical malpractice included the eight death claims and two more claims of wrongful death are pending from 2009

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Forest Hill man dies in three-car collision in Creswell, Maryland

On behalf of Law Offices of Steven H. Dorne posted in Car Accidents on March 8, 2012.

Maryland State Police are investigating a three-car collision in Creswell that happened last week that left one man dead. Police did not report on the condition of the driver of the third vehicle involved in the crash. The early morning multi-vehicle accident occurred on Route 543, which is fast becoming the deadliest highways in the county, if not the state, according to Maryland State Police. In fact police are stepping up law enforcement efforts along a stretch of Route 543 from Bel Air to Interstate 95. Police reported there were

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Welcome to our Personal Injury Law Blog

On behalf of Law Offices of Steven H. Dorne posted in Blogs on February 29, 2012.

We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to highlight local stories, as well as national subject matter, that we think you will find interesting. We will regularly update this blog and encourage you to share your thoughts on these posts.

Feres Doctrine challenged in medical malpractice lawsuit

On behalf of Law Offices of Steven H. Dorne posted in Medical Malpractice on February 5, 2012.

The Feres Doctrine is a 62-year-old legal precedent that protects the United States government under the Federal Tort Claims Act from liability for injuries suffered by active duty service members. Maryland residents may already know that medical malpractice and tort reform is a rather hot-topic of discussion today among voters and the press. More and more states are protecting health care providers with laws that limit the amount of non-economic liability for injuries suffered through the negligence of doctors and other health care providers. One medically retired service member is

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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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