Debunking Some Common Myths About Personal Injury Cases
Myth #1: Personal Injury Claims Take Years to Resolve Often, individuals who have sustained personal injuries choose not to seek compensation because they are under the impression that personal injury claims take years to resolve. In actuality, no one can predict the exact time it will take to resolve a personal injury case. Nevertheless, the … […]Read More
Can I Sue My Employer if I Am Injured On The Job?
by Justin Katz If you are injured on the job in Maryland, you may be able to recoup some of your losses through the state workers’ compensation program, which pays monetary benefits to qualifying employees. However, Maryland workers’ comp does not cover all of the losses that you may experience in an on-the-job accident. For … […]Read More
Tasks for You and Your Attorney After a Car Accident
Immediate Aftermath of a Crash Your lawyer may not be at your side at the scene of a collision, but there is plenty you can do to help with your claim. The first priority is to call 911 and get proper medical care, which is important for your legal rights and your health. Depending on … […]Read More
Factors That Affect Compensation in a Maryland Motorcycle Accident Claim
Summer is the deadliest season throughout the year for motorcycle riders to enjoy their favorite activity, so now is a good time for some reminders on the dangers. The Maryland Department of Transportation (MD DOT) reports that 40% of all motorcycle accidents take place during June, July, and August, comprising 559 crashes of the total … […]Read More
How long it will take to receive a settlement in an auto accident injury case?
A: You have decided that you want to hire an attorney to assist with the process since you are injured, but you have no idea what will occur during your case. Unfortunately, the timeline to resolve your case and recover compensation from the at-fault party may not happen as quickly as you may think … […]Read More
May is Motorcycle Safety Month: Tips, Statistics, and What to do if You are Hurt
The weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, which means one thing to Maryland motorcycle riders — getting back on the road to enjoy one of their favorite activities. You are not alone, as enthusiasts throughout the U.S. are also gearing up to ride. For this reason, the U.S. Department of Transportation … […]Read More
Despite Penalties, Distracted Driving Still Puts Maryland Motorists at Risk
It was back in 2010 that Maryland enacted its first traffic regulations on cell phone use while driving, and the penalties were certainly enough to discourage many motorists from misconduct. If caught using a device to write, read, or send a text or other electronic message, an offender could face a $75 to $175 fine, … […]Read More
Maryland Bus Accidents That Have Nothing to Do With Crashes
There may not be much you can predict about traffic in Baltimore, but the one guarantee is that you will encounter buses as a Maryland road user. You might be driving, an occupant in a vehicle, or a pedestrian or bicycle rider. According to local data, there is a good chance that you are a … […]Read More
National Bike Month May 2022: Safety Tips for All Maryland Road Users
Warmer temperatures and longer days attract Maryland bicycle enthusiasts to take to the streets, paths, and trails every Spring, but there is another reason bike riding gets attention around this time of year. May is National Bike Month, an event established in 1956 by the League of American Bicyclists to highlight the benefits and encourage … […]Read More
Does Homeowners’ Insurance Cover Accidents at a Private Residence in Maryland?
You might be aware that Maryland personal injury laws provide you with legal options when you are hurt in a store, restaurant, apartment complex, office building, parking lot, and many other public spaces you visit as a guest. However, you may not realize that liability could extend to injuries linked to accidents in private homes. … […]Read More
Maryland Pedestrian Accidents and Right of Way Laws
While pedestrian accidents may not rank high in terms of the total number of traffic-related fatalities and injuries in Maryland, statistics reveal the disproportionate nature of the harm to victims. According to the Maryland Department of Transportation (MD DOT), there are almost 3,300 traffic accidents involving people on foot every year; however, the number of … […]Read More
Injured on an Electric Scooter or Electric Bicycle in Maryland?
By Tim Capurso Electric scooters have increased in popularity during the past five years as an inexpensive, accessible and rapid form of transportation, particularly in urban areas. Whether called a dockless vehicle, e-scooter, e-bicycle, or hoverboard, these modern modes of micro-mobility now provide millions with inexpensive, accessible, and rapid forms of transportation; particularly in urban … […]Read More