Diminished Value Claims in Virginia
When a motor vehicle is involved in an accident, it can suffer significant damage. Even if it is repaired, the vehicle’s value may become diminished when the owner attempts to resell the vehicle or trade it in. Many prospective car buyers will check carfax reports to determine if a car has been involved in a … […]Read More
Maryland Employees Who Develop Depression or PTSD as a Result of a Serious Work Injury May be Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Benefits.
In Maryland, an employee who suffers from depression or post traumatic stress caused by an accidental injury that occurred in the course of their employment may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits for the mental or psychological injuries they have sustained. These types of injuries may fall under the category of a disease or infection … […]Read More
A Few Extra Dollars Now; Priceless Later
(How Uninsured Motorist Coverage and Under-insured Motorist Coverage Protects You and Your Family, in Maryland.) By: Marisa A. Wise and Justin Katz Like many areas in life, we do not anticipate the worst occurring. Over my many years of experience in Personal Injury, I have encountered a very wide array of injured clients. … […]Read More
I was not wearing a seat belt at the time of a car accident in Maryland—am I responsible for my injuries?
By Meghan Young The short answer is no. Insurance companies typically come to learn that a person was not wearing their seat belt at the time of an accident when they obtain a recorded statement over the phone or they read a person’s medical records which indicates that the patient told their doctor they were … […]Read More
Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer in Maryland
(How to Select an Attorney and What Questions to Ask a Prospective Lawyer) After you get into an accident, as soon as the shock of what happened wears off, many questions arise. What do I do about my pain? What doctor should I see? How do I make an insurance claim? Which insurance is … […]Read More
Tips to Avoid Accidents on Halloween
While Halloween was traditionally celebrated with a harvest known as the Celtic festival of Samhain to welcome the end of the summer, many Americans now celebrate Halloween on the 31st of October with trick or treating and costume parties. While Halloween can be a fun time a year most children enjoy, this is also a … […]Read More
Insurance Company Body Shops vs. Personal Shops
Using insurance companies’ shops vs. personal shops can be a big decision after an accident. After an accident, you have the choice to use the insurance companies shop or a shop of your own. It is totally the owner’s choice but the pros of using an insurance companies shop out weights the cons. If you use … […]Read More
What to Do After a DUI Crash
You may already realize that there are certain steps to take after an auto accident, and there are additional tips when you suspect the other motorist is impaired. Generally speaking, your tasks relate to evidence: Gathering what you can at the scene, and protecting your evidence. As such, keep the following information in mind. As … […]Read More
Will a vehicle dash camera help me if I am involved in an accident in Maryland and I am not at fault? By Christine Lee If you are a driver in Maryland you may want to consider having a Dashboard Camera in your vehicle. It may help you if you are involved in an automobile … […]Read More
With an Uptick in Maryland Boating Accidents Over the Holidays: Mind Your Safety.
Top Holidays for Boating Accidents You can rest assured that boat collisions are rare in Maryland from Thanksgiving through to Christmas and the New Year. Still, for those who travel south during the colder months, it is important to keep in mind that the risks of accidents exist for almost any holiday. In this part … […]Read More
What’s My Car Worth?
One of the most common complaints from clients suffering a total loss of their vehicle due to an accident, is the insurance company not giving them fair value for their vehicle. If your car has been destroyed in an accident, the insurance company must pay you the “retail” price or fair market value of the … […]Read More
Are Vehicle Safety Ratings Reliable?
Although vehicle crash data is easily accessible to the public from national and state government data sites, it is not applied to the highly influential safety ratings given by groups like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), that consumers often turn to when searching for a … […]Read More