Maryland Injury Attorneys Make Injury Victim’s Research Easier
The Resources Area of our website is here for accident victims and victims of other injury types in Maryland, DC, and Virginia. Whether you are injured in a car accident or some other type of injury, or if you already have a case in litigation, you may find some of the resources here helpful. Whenever we find a credible source of information from which our clients and visitors can benefit, we add it to this Resources area, and the list is updated and curated regularly.
Among the most useful resources here are the Maryland and Virginia Case Search websites on which you can look up the status of various civil, criminal, and traffic case matters within their respective jurisdictions.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes – A Study
Useful Study and Statistics Concerning Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes by the NHTSA.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The NHTSA directs the highway safety and consumer programs established by the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966, the Highway Safety Act of 1966, the 1972 Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act, and succeeding amendments to these laws. It is a great source of statistics and information and traffic-related accidents.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration—Traffic Safety Facts Research Note
This 2009 document examines statistical data from NHTSA records. It reports percentages and types of distracted driving accidents studied between the years 2004 and 2008.
- Official U.S. Government Website for Distracted Driving
This website provides facts, research studies, and news updates about distracted driving. It also offers information on how to get involved in policymaking and provides downloadable materials to run a distracted driving campaign in your hometown.
- Edmunds Useful Tips on How to Share The Road With Truckers
Driving tips and information to understand and avoid common mistakes which lead to trucking accidents.
- State Farm Insurance Safety Tips to Avoid Tractor Trailer Accidents
Provides tips to understand and avoid common mistakes made by drivers which lead to truck-related accidents.
- US Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
A great resource for information on commercial vehicles, tractor-trailers, and trucking rules, regulations, and licensing protocols. Also a great source of information about safety and security on the roadways.
- Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration
This site provides up-to-the-minute guidelines, qualifications, printable documentation, and more pertaining to motor vehicle licensure according to the state of Maryland laws.
- U.S. Census Bureau Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey
This publication compiles census information concerning U.S. registered vehicle data. It categorizes trucks based on axle characteristics, vehicle size, type, and more.
- U.S. Coast Guard—Boating Safety Resource Center
This is the official website of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Boating Safety Division. The site provides media and marketing materials, a public domain photo and video library, as well as recreational boating statistics reported from 1999 through 2011.
Traumatic Brain Injury
Provides Information and Tips on Traumatic Brain Injury as well as tips on rehabilitation for injured victims.
- CDC on Traumatic Brain Injury
The CDC provides this extremely informative collection of information for TBI Information.
Animal Attacks | Dog Bites
- CDC Dog Bite Information
Home of the CDC’s Statistics on Dog Bite Injuries in America
Slip and Fall Injuries
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This CDC website focuses on falls among older adults in the United States. The statistics here examine how much of a problem age-related falls are based on demographic groups. The site also looks at injuries that result from falls.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: IIF Program
This link provides a wealth of government statistics related to injuries in the workplace and median days absent from work due to accidents on the job. This includes injuries by occupation, gender, and age and compares current statistics to previous studies.
- FDA Product Recall Notification Center
Timely information on product recalls across the United States.
- Virginia Department of Labor and Industry
Virginia Department of Labor and Industry helps make Virginia workplaces safer by promoting safe work environments in Virginia.
- Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
Official site for the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
- U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA has prepared this document for employers. It provides policy information as well as forms that can be copied for injury reporting purposes in the workplace.
- Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission
This website provides a wealth of information on State of Maryland Workers’ Compensation law and regulations, public legal resources, governmental and general resources, forms, and instructional materials to assist an injury victim in the Worker’s Compensation claim filing process.
Case Search Websites
- Virginia Circuit Court Case Search
A much slower unofficial version of the Circuit Court case searches for Virginia Courts. Not as good as the official State site, but it does provide access to some records not available through the official Court channels without a paid subscription. Please note: the search is very slow.
- Virginia General District Court Traffic/Criminal Case Search
Free search engine for Statewide Virginia GDC Traffic/Criminal cases. Free access is limited to the number of searches per month.
- Maryland Case Search Website
Maryland provides public access to various case records, which can be accessed here.
- Virginia Case Search Website
The official website for the Virginia Judicial System. Get forms. Access case histories and more.
Maryland Legal Resources
- Maryland Association For Justice
- Maryland Courts- Emergency Information and Delays | Court Closings
In the case of bad weather or other natural disasters, you can find information on Maryland State Court closings here.
- Maryland Better Business Bureau
Research local Maryland businesses or file a complaint
Virginia Legal Resources
- Virginia Better Business Bureau
Research local Virginia businesses or file a complaint
- Virginia Code
The Virginia General Assembly is offering access to the Code of Virginia on the Internet as a service to the public.
Motor Vehicle Insurance Claim Portals
- Insurance Company Portals for Claim Monitoring
A collection of several of the most popular insurance company claims portal links, where insurance claimants can monitor their claim status online.
- Bar Association of District of Columbia
- Virginia Bar Association
- Maryland State Bar Association
- Fairfax County Bar Association
- Bar Association for Baltimore City
- Baltimore County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
Pedestrian Accident Resources
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Everyone is a Pedestrian, sooner or later. This is the best source for data and statistics on Pedestrian accidents nationwide. Their site contains safety tips and guidance for all pedestrians, including parents, children, and the elderly.
Local Accident Information | (Traffic and Weather)
- WTOP – Washington, DC Traffic and Weather
Traffic and weather conditions play a major factor in causing motor vehicle accidents in the Baltimore-Washington Area. WTOP is a useful site for finding information on MD, DC, and VA accidents.
Korean Community Resources
Korean Cable TV station
- Korean Times
A local Korean newspaper serving Korean Americans specifically.
An English newspaper in the Baltimore-Washington area serving the pan Asian Community (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Filipino, Asian Indian, Pakistani, Cambodian, Thai, Laotian, etc… since 1993)
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