What if Your Pet Gets Injured in a Car Crash?

There are times that we bring along with us our pets when we are traveling. Unfortunately, accidents can happen, affecting the pets we carry with us on a car ride. When we have our pets with us, we often have them in the back seat and let them wander around. Having pets, such as dogs,
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What to Do If You Trip and Fall on a City Sidewalk

Walking on the sidewalk when all of a sudden you trip, slip, and fall? Damaged property? Felt pain after the fall? You can do something about it.  If the slip and fall accident happened on a city or municipality sidewalk, the victim could file a lawsuit against the city government. To do so, the victim
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How Settlement Negotiations Work in Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice is more common than people realize. Medical malpractice happens anywhere around the globe. In the U.S. alone, 10% of deaths are caused by medical errors or mistakes. It is one of the most challenging trial cases to win, and it often ends up in settlement negotiations. Less than 1% is favored to the
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Labor Induction and Birth Injuries

Birth injuries to mothers and babies can be avoided by up to 50% with proper planning and better care, based on the National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF) research. If injuries happen, the medical team, including the doctor, may be held responsible for labor and delivery complications that affect the mother and the baby’s
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Common Mistakes Made After Personal Injuries

When we encounter accidents, we often find ourselves confused and angry. Many of the people involved in accidents have not anticipated personal injuries, so it’s understandable if some injured victims are not aware of what to do after a personal injury incident. It’s not unusual for injury victims to make mistakes after having an accident.
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Different Kinds of Car Accidents and How to Avoid Them

  If you own a car, it will be inevitable to encounter car accidents. All you can do is avoid them from happening by preparing your car and yourself, making it safer for your vehicle to drive, and conduct a pre-check whenever you want to use it.  According to the WHO, approximately, 1.35 million people
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Getting Traffic Tickets, How Bad Is It?

It’s 8 AM, you woke up, and then you realized that you are already late for work. You start to panic. You jumped off from bed, changed your clothes, and rushed off to your car. Furthermore, you began to drive as quickly as possible to work. You picked up your pace along the highway, and
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Brachial Plexus injury in Baltimore

Injured at Birth: Brachial Plexus Injuries

The brachial plexus is a network of connected nerves between the neck and the shoulder. This complex group of nerves is responsible for controlling the chest, arms, and hands, as well as feeling in the upper limbs.  What is a brachial plexus injury? A brachial plexus injury happens when the network of nerves is stretched,
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How A Personal Injury Lawyer in Baltimore, MD Could Be Key In Getting What You Deserve

Have you recently been injured in a car accident or perhaps you fell in an establishment? If your injury was the result of someone’s carelessness, you may be able to get compensation to help mitigate the effects of lost wages or high medical bills. However, obtaining a settlement for your injury could be a more
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A Car Accident in Baltimore, MD. Personal Injury Attorney Nicholas Parr.

Why Should You Consider a Lawyer After a Crash?

If you are ever involved in a car, truck, or bicycle accident, the experience can be overwhelming. There is property damage and even the possibility of physical damage to yourself and others involved. While this may present a lot of questions, a helpful lawyer can help guide you through the process and let you know
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Police Brutality Can Lead To Personal Injury Case

When Police Brutality Results in Personal Injury

Police brutality is an issue all around the world, and has been getting more attention from the public and media. With social media being so utilized by the majority of the public, and every smartphone having instant access to a camera, police brutality is starting to be highlighted and shown across all platforms. If you
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Employees Eligible For Workers Compensation if They Get COVID-19

Can Employees with COVID-19 get Workers Compensation?

With everything that is happening in the world right now with COVID-19, there are a lot of unknowns out there about it, and if you have even been so much as exposed, that will set you back 14 days quarantine at home. Sure, there are definitely some precautions you can take to minimize the risk
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man holding phone after uber car accident in baltimore maryland

What to Do if You Get In an Uber Or Lyft Accident in Baltimore?

Here is what to do if you are in an Uber or Lyft accident: Call 911 or the police- This establishes proof the accident occurred and creates a police report of the event. Take photos of the accident Take names and contact information from witnesses Take names and information from the Uber or Lyft driver
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Women Gets Pulled Over For Texting While Driving in Baltimore, Maryland

Texting While Driving Causes Increase in Accidents

Whether you like to admit it or not, we have all picked up the phone at least once while behind the wheel. Texting while driving has become such an issue that in most states there is a law prohibiting the act. Not only is texting and driving a way to put yourself at harm, but
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A Woman Calls Nick Parr Law After A Car Accident in Baltimore, Maryland

Why You Need a Police Report After a Car Accident

Did you know that the average number of vehicle accidents each year is averaged out to around 6 million crashes? It is always important to know what steps you should take immediately after a car accident. One of the most important things you need to do immediately after a crash is to contact the police.
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COVID-19 virus impacts personal injury claims

COVID-19’s Impact on Your Personal Injury Case

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, many people are questioning how the pandemic can impact their personal injury case. If you are in the midst of a pending personal injury case, read on to find out how you can get the most out of your case during COVID-19. Medical Treatment is Still a Must This
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Adapt and Conquer the COVID-19 Threat

At times I was self-critical of the way I set up and ran my law firm. What was I thinking letting the majority of my staff work from home? I was absolutely insane for giving all my clients my cell phone number. What kind of nut is constantly accessible and exchanges text with clients? Well
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Man Rides His Bike Through Baltimore, Maryland

Bicycle Accidents in Maryland

There is freedom in riding a bicycle to work every day in Maryland. Apart from the cool wind in your hair, there is also the satisfaction in knowing that this little bit of exercise can help improve your cardiovascular function and decrease all-cause mortality, and it’s good for the environment, too. Maryland is a bike-friendly
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With Toxic Toys, Kids Suffer

Parents always look out for their children’s safety, but could the danger be lurking in your homes, specifically in your kids’ toys?  Chemicals in Toys You might think it crazy for toys to contain dangerous chemicals, but it’s true. With the deluge of plastic toys in the market—mostly from China—there’s a big chance that your
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mother laying down and holding newborn baby in hospital

Birth Injuries: What Are They and How Do I Look for Help

When parents give birth, they hope for a normal delivery and look forward to a healthy baby. Unfortunately, some parents have to deal with a birth injury in their newborns that can result in disability, diminished quality of life for the child, or the death of the mother or the infant. Types of Birth Injuries
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Personal Injury Lawyers

What Do Personal Injury Lawyers Do and When Do I Need One? Dealing with a personal injury after an accident can be a traumatizing experience, especially in a city like Baltimore where the rate of road collisions is high. In fact, a recent study showed Baltimore is the no. 1 city in the United States
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Adjuster Filling Accident Claim Statement

Should You Give Your Statement to an Adjuster After an Accident?

Accidents are inevitable. According to the National Safety Council, more than 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2017, which resulted in an estimated $433.8 billion in total motor vehicle injury costs, including medical expenses, motor-vehicle property damage, wage and productivity losses, employer costs and administrative expenses. (In Maryland, car accidents average over 100,000
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dealing with road accident in maryland

How to Deal With Road Accidents, A Leading Cause of Death in America

After heart disease and cancer, unintentional injuries or accidents—which include motor vehicle crashes, falls, poisoning, etc.—ranks third place among the leading causes of death in the U.S. in 2017. A Data Brief from the National Center for Health Statistics, which ranked the causes according to the number of deaths, states that the age-adjusted death rate
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How to Choose an Accident Attorney: 3 Factors to Consider

Accidents come in many forms and can result in different kinds of cases, such as vehicular damages, personal injuries and even wrongful death. In a few states like Maryland, the “contributory negligence” rule—which says that a person who is even slightly responsible for an accident will be ineligible for compensation for damages—further complicates these legal
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Semi Truck On Freeway In Maryland

The Top 3 Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents in Maryland

Trucks play an essential role in Maryland’s economy, transporting products from manufacturers to consumers in 93% of the state’s communities. In fact, trucks carry 88% of total manufactured tonnage or 138,800 tons of goods per day into the Old Line State, according to the Maryland Motor Truck Association, Inc. With these many trucks traveling through
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What Happens If Your Uber Gets Into An Accident?

What happens if you are injured in an Uber accident? Who will pay for your medical bills and damages? There are a couple possible scenarios. If your Uber driver caused the accident, you are covered by Uber’s auto insurance through James River Insurance. Assuming your driver was “on platform”, James River Insurance is liable for
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Maryland Traffic Accidents Are On The Rise

Driving in Baltimore or another city is becoming more dangerous. Be sure you already know who to call if you have a personal injury. Having the unfortunate luck of being involved in an auto accident can mean months of dealing with insurance, visits to the doctor, and even using up your leave from work. Not
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If The Accident Wasn’t Your Fault Why Is Your Insurance Involved?

So you were involved in a car accident that wasn’t your fault and now your insurance is involved, how could that be? There are several possible reasons. The most obvious reason to an experienced Baltimore car accident lawyer is a claim for personal injury protection benefits or “PIP”. If you have PIP you should use
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So, Your Saying There’s a Last Clear Chance: Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland

Pedestrian accidents in Maryland can be tough. Pedestrian accidents are particularly difficult because Maryland is one of only a handful of states that adopt the doctrine of contributory negligence. Contributory negligence basically means that a person is partially at fault for their own accident. In Maryland, if you are only 1% at fault for an
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If I am in an accident with a drunk driver will I get a bigger settlement?

In Maryland, the answer is probably no. An individual injured by a drunk driver or the family of someone killed by a drunk driver will  probably not get more. That is because Maryland doesn’t allow punitive damages in car accidents caused by drunk drivers, even if that car accident caused a death or serious injury. Punitive
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