Why Is My Car Insurance Paying For My Medical Expenses?
By Sarah Treuhaft When we speak with a client the first time and collect all the information regarding their accident, we always ask for their automobile insurance information and whether they may have any Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and/or Medpay coverage on their policy. This coverage covers up to a certain amount of medical … […]Read More
FMCSA Regulations Designed to Reduce Tractor Trailer Accidents
Overview of FMCSA Truck Regulations Designed to Reduce Deadly Truck Accidents By Justin Katz The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is tasked with enacting and enforcing rules intended to reduce the potential of truck accidents on our nation’s roadways. Charging the FMCSA with these duties and many others is in large part due to … […]Read More
Saving Money vs. Costing Money – Ensuring Adequate Insurance Coverage
By: Natalie Ulrich We all see and hear the commercials constantly running on our televisions and radios, advertising cheaper insurance rates. And on the surface, it sounds like a great idea. I mean, who couldn’t stand to save a little money? Especially if you’re getting “full coverage” for the same price that you have been … […]Read More
Reducing Car Accidents Through Automobile Safety Technologies
Many people are impressed by the latest in newer vehicles’ A/V features, touchable computer screens, enhanced sound systems, and other bells and whistles that make traveling an enjoyable experience. They tend to overlook advancements in automobile safety features and technology, and how they play such a critical role in protecting occupants. Not only can many … […]Read More
Common Defenses to Maryland Personal Injury Claims
Fatal and injury-causing accidents continue to be a problem throughout the US, despite public awareness campaigns, innovations in technologies, safety initiatives, and laws to protect people from harm. Statistics on unintentional injuries compiled by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide some perspective: Every year, 29.4 million individuals head to hospital emergency departments to … […]Read More
Low offers on injury claims due to COVID-19
By Meghan Young We are seeing a record number of cases moving into litigation from the negotiation stages due to COVID-19. You may be asking yourself ‘what happens to my case then if courts are closed?’. Insurance companies are taking advantage of court closures and restrictions by offering extremely low offers on cases across the … […]Read More
MALFUNCTIONING TRAFFIC SIGNALS AT INTERSECTIONS
by Meg Ament Automobile accidents occur on a daily basis. The Federal Highway Administration reports 2.5 million intersection accidents nationwide each year. Forty percent of all traffic accidents occur at an intersection. Some of them involve a disputed traffic signal. If you believe you have been involved in an accident involving a malfunctioning traffic signal, … […]Read More
Extreme Risk of Lower Extremities Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents
When you think about the design of a two-wheeled, open vehicle like a motorcycle, you would probably not be surprised to learn that serious, catastrophic injuries are common in motorcycle accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) takes this assumption a step further by revealing that when involved in a motorcycle accident, the rider’s … […]Read More
The Dangers of Burn Injuries in Maryland Car Accident Cases
While you might expect to suffer cuts, broken bones, or a head trauma in an accident, there is an additional danger you might not anticipate — burn injuries. According to the American Burn Association, more than 125,000 people are treated in emergency rooms every year for burns, many of which are linked to motor vehicle … […]Read More
Does a Traffic Ticket Prove Who Was at Fault in a Maryland Car Accident?
The very short answer is No. The long answer is as follows: Many motor vehicle crashes occur because one driver carelessly or intentionally violated the law. Data collected by the Insurance Information Institute (III), indicates an estimated 63% of all accidents were directly linked to a traffic violation. Some of the most common traffic violations … […]Read More
What Does Covid-19 Mean For My Court Case in Virginia?
By Allan Serrano: On March 16, 2020 the Supreme Court of Virginia entered an Order of the Court declaring a judicial emergency. As a result of that Order, nearly all Virginia Courts were closed to the public and almost all hearings and trials were continued. In part, the Order instructed the courts as follows: [Postpone] … […]Read More
How Are We Driving in Harford County?
By Meghan E. Young Harford County residents are involved in car accidents at similar rates every year, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. Total car crashes were down by only 23 accidents in 2019 from the previous year. Additionally, Harford County reported three fatal car accidents in each of the past two years. A … […]Read More