Archive for November 2018

What to Know About Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Besides liability coverage which covers a driver for crashes they cause, every Maryland driver is required to have uninsured motorist coverage (UM coverage) as a part of their auto insurance. This coverage helps to protect drivers who may be the victim of a driver who has no insurance policy; however, UM coverage is also valuable in other scenarios. Here, the auto accident attorneys at Azrael, Franz, Schwab & Lipowitz detail…

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Drug Recalls and Your Rights

Medications are tested rigorously to ensure their efficacy and safety, and this process is overseen by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). After a medication is put on the market, the FDA continues to oversee its effects—sometimes, the FDA will initiate a recall if a medication does not meet expectations or causes harm to its users. It is important to understand how drug recalls work and the steps you should…

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New Laws Going into Effect for October 2018

On October 1st, 2018, a wide range of new laws, spanning from bans on bump stocks to “sextortion” penalties, went into effect in the state of Maryland. Here, the victim advocates at Azrael, Franz, Schwab & Lipowitz provide the details on a variety of new Maryland laws. Firearm Laws Recent mass shootings, as well as gun violence in Baltimore, have prompted legislators to pass laws placing further restrictions on firearms…

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Teaching Children About Fire Safety

Home fires can start and spread quickly, which is why it is essential to be prepared and educated in fire safety. A little bit of planning and training can make the difference for you and your family. Here, the fire loss attorney at AFSL detail ways to educate your children about fire safety. According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), approximately 271 children died in a fire or…

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