National “Heads Up” Program Raises Awareness about Head Injuries in High School Sports traumatic brain injury, sports related concussions, youth sports safety, brain injury law firm baltimore, maryland head injury lawyers, spinal cord injury law firm

With another school year just around the corner, many high schools across Maryland have already begun summer training sessions for student athletes. Fortunately for parents, coaches and players, there will be an increased emphasis this year on preventing concussions and head injuries for high school athletes, specifically football players. A new national initiative called “Heads Up Football” will help educate coaches on the best techniques and latest methods of protecting their players from sustaining serious…

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New Warning Labels for Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) defective drug law firm baltimore, medication error attorneys maryland, drug label warnings, heart attack & stroke lawyers

In the wake of new research indicating increased risks of heart attacks and strokes, the FDA is requiring new warning labels for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, which for years have been viewed largely as reliable, over-the-counter solutions to a myriad of common health problems. On July 9th, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that they will create new boxed warnings to alert consumers of the severe health risks that may…

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Happy 4th of July from The Yost Legal Group! fourth of july safety, baltimore personal injury lawyers, water and pool safety, fireworks safety, maryland accident attorneys

The Yost Legal Group, Baltimore, Maryland Personal Injury law firm, would like to wish all of our friends and clients a happy and healthy 4th of July weekend! We encourage everyone in the beautiful city of Baltimore and across the nation to take time this weekend to spend time with family, enjoy the summer weather, and celebrate our Nation’s independence safely and responsibly. Remember, even the most joyous celebrations can become dangerous in the blink…

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MedExpress Urgent Care Center in LaVale, Maryland Hired Convicted Rapist, Many Women Were Victims of Inappropriate Conduct. baltimore medical law firm, inappropriate medical conduct lawyers, maryland personal injury law firm, lavale maryland medexpress urgent care center

The MedExpress Urgent Care Center in LaVale, MD hired convicted rapist Dr. William Dando in May of 2013, where he worked until he was fired in June of 2014.  During Dr. Dando’s employment at MedExpress in LaVale, Maryland, he came in contact with thousands of female patients. Sadly, it is now coming to light that numerous women were inappropriately touched, had unnecessary examinations, and were put through trauma by this convicted felon. Dr. Dando’s offenses…

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Maryland Police Make 80 DUI Arrests in Single Weekend drunk driving lawyers baltimore, maryland car accident law firm, stop drunk driving, baltimore auto accident attorney

This past weekend saw an absolutely staggering number of drivers arrested across Maryland for drunk and intoxicated driving. Maryland Police are reporting that a total of 80 motorists were arrested for DUI over the course of just one weekend. To make matters worse, a significant number of these incidents did not involve drivers that were just barely over the legal alcohol limit of .08, but rather were severely intoxicated. In many cases, drivers had Blood…

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Judge Establishes June Deadline to File Claims Against Stryker Corp stryker hip implant, stryker hip recall, defective medical device lawyers in baltimore, medical malpractice law firm maryland

Stryker Corp announced a major settlement agreement with thousands of former patients back in November of 2014, which could end up costing the company upwards of $1 Billion in pay-outs. A U.S District Judge in Atlanta, Georgia, announced on Monday, May 11 of 2015 that additional patients seeking damages against Stryker for their hip revision surgeries had 45 days to file a claim. June 25, 2015 Deadline to File a Claim Against Styrker Corporation This…

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Medical Research Studies Can Be Very Harmful top rated medical malpractice lawyers in baltimore, kki lead paint study, defective drug law firm in dundalk

The Baltimore Sun recently published a very informative article on the risks and oversight of medical testing on human subjects. By Meredith Cohn and Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun. “When University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers were looking for volunteers to test a vaccine for Ebola, which was killing thousands of people in West Africa, Andrea Buchwald raised her hand in Baltimore. ‘Scientific curiosity,’ the 29-year-old graduate research assistant in Maryland’s department of epidemiology said, explaining why —…

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Lead Paint Poisoning Still Effecting Our Most Vulnerable Communities lead paint, lead poisoning, lead poisoning lawyers in baltimore, freddie gray, baltimore protests, lead exposure and youth development, maryland toxic exposure law firm

At The Yost Legal Group, Baltimore Injury and Medical Malpractice law firm, we have represented hundreds of clients dealing with the lingering effects of lead paint poisoning in their children and loved ones. Exposure to lead paint has been indisputably linked to multiple mental and physical developmental ailments that can prove especially harmful to children. Symptoms of lead paint poisoning include: Decreased IQ Dramatic decrease in attention span and hand-eye coordination Loss of short-term memory…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month motorcycle helmet, motorcycle safety awareness month, motorcycle accident lawyers in baltimore, maryland injury law firm

At The Yost Legal Group, Baltimore, Maryland Accident and Personal Injury law firm, we advocate for the rights of injured motorcycle riders. Attorney Tom Yost himself is a huge motorcycle enthusiast. We take rider safety extremely seriously, which is why it is so important to the attorneys at The Yost Legal Group to stress the importance of wearing a motorcycle helmet as bikers return to Maryland’s roads and highways this summer. The most important thing…

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Blood Thinner Medication Xarelto is Causing Severe Adverse Reactions baltimore defective drug lawyers, product liability attorneys in maryland, defective product law firm, medication error, side effects, Xarelto lawsuit

Earlier this year, The Yost Legal Group outlined the underlying factors of a Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) against the blood-thinner medication Xarelto. Since the announcement of this litigation at the end of 2014, a case that already appeared primed to become one of 2015’s largest mass tort drug cases has continued to grow as new patients harmed by this medication continue to come forward. The case against Xarelto and manufacturer Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson…

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