Several students suffered injuries when a motorist crashed a Jeep SUV into Barclay Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore, Maryland around 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018. Official reports say the incident was unintentional and occurred because the driver was suffering a medical emergency behind the wheel. Luckily, no injuries to the driver or students were…

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Korryn Gaines, a 23-year-old African-American woman, died near Baltimore on August 1, 2016 after a police standoff at her apartment that lasted for six hours. Her son, five-year-old Kodi, suffered nonfatal injuries in the shooting. Her death has resulted in allegations of police brutality and excessive use of force by the Gaines family and others,…

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Carbon monoxide poisoning occurs when this odorless, colorless gas builds up inside a car or home, leading to flu-like symptoms and eventually can result in coma or death. Each year, about 400 people die in the United States from carbon monoxide poisoning, with an additional 4,000 hospitalized. Infants, the elderly, and those with chronic heart…

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Most of us see doctors as confidants who we trust with our most intimate medical problems. We expect them to provide us with the compassionate care and competent skill that is needed to nurse us back to health. What we don’t anticipate is that some doctors might abuse this relationship of trust to satisfy their…

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When someone acts in a negligent or careless manner, which causes you or your loved ones to suffer an injury, you can file a negligence claim. Under the law, a person who owes you duty of care fails to deliver on that mandate and is proved to have been careless and that the carelessness resulted…

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If you have suffered an injury at the hands of a defective or dangerous product, you’ll want to consider filing a product liability case. Product liability is an area of law that can be complex and confusing, and one of the reasons is that it can be difficult to prove liability on the part of…

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Murphy, Falcon & Murphy Founder and Senior Partner Judge William H. “Billy” Murphy, Jr., along with Partner Hassan Murphy, recently shared their insight on the Justice Department’s decision to not pursue federal charges against the six police officers implicated in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose 2015 death in…

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In 2015, there were 513 traffic deaths in Baltimore. Thirty percent of these accidents were caused by drunk driving. Alcohol makes driving more dangerous by impairing judgement and slowing down reaction time. Drunk driving accidents can be prevented and avoided. For others on the road, it is important to know the best ways to avoid…

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There are two general ways in which civil claims of different types can be resolved. This includes personal injury claims. A case can be resolved through a settlement or a judgment in a lawsuit. When considering a personal injury case, there are in fact two different types of settlements that potentially can occur. First, there…

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If you or someone you love has sustained a serious injury, you need to ensure that you are not moving forward alone. Not only are you dealing with the injuries, but you also have to worry about the legal and financial issues you are going to be facing. This means making sure you have someone…

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