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When to Report a Car Accident in Maryland

The immediate aftermath of a car accident can be confusing. Even if you’re fortunate enough only to be dealing with a small fender bender, you may be feeling overwhelmed and wondering what you need to do next. One common question people ask is whether or not they need to report their accident (and who they
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What Can Cause Paralysis in Newborns in Maryland?

What Can Cause Paralysis in Newborns in Maryland? Welcoming a new child into the world is an exciting time for expectant parents. It can also be stressful, however. While huge strides have been made in pre- and post-natal medicine over the last century, unfortunately not every pregnancy experience is problem-free. Paralysis is one of the
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How Long Does it Take to Sue Someone in Maryland

How Long Does it Take to Sue Someone in Maryland? If you’ve been hurt in an accident and you believe someone else was at fault, you may be considering filing a claim against that person to receive compensation. But how long does it take to sue someone in Maryland? Keep in mind that there are
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Do Courts Get Videos from Traffic Cameras in Maryland?

Do Courts Get Videos from Traffic Cameras in Maryland? If you live in Maryland, then you’re probably aware that the state employs traffic, red-light and speed cameras throughout the state to monitor driver behavior. And while it can be a nuisance to receive a ticket in the mail for going just a few miles per
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What to Know About Neck and Back Injuries From Car Accidents

Car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life, and most of us are involved in one at some point or another. The best-case scenario is that it’s more of a hassle than anything else, but sometimes accidents result in injuries – and given the way we sit when we’re in a car, neck and back
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Personal Injury Claim for Slipping on Ice Outside of a Business

Do I Have a Claim if I Slip on Ice Outside of a Business? It’s wintertime here in Baltimore, and that means lower temperatures and an increased chance of ice or snow on the ground. Unfortunately, ice can be treacherous, and it’s easy to slip and hurt yourself while you’re walking outside. Some slip-and-fall accidents
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Common Christmas Tree Hazards

Four Common Christmas Tree Hazards Buying, decorating and putting presents under the Christmas tree is one of the most enduring traditions of the season for those who celebrate the holiday. Unfortunately, Christmas trees can also be dangerous. Let’s break down the four most common Christmas tree hazards – and what you can do to keep
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Personal Injury from Holiday Light Extension Cords

Avoid Holiday Light-Related Injuries with These Tips The holiday season is officially in full swing, and many people get into the festive spirit by decorating the inside and outside of their homes with seasonal decor. Whether you like to keep your holiday decorations simple or go all out with an attention-grabbing display, now is a
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Can I File a Claim For an Injury I Got at a Holiday Work Party?

The holiday season is here again – a time for people to celebrate the end of the year and enjoy quality time with family and friends. It’s also the season for workplace parties, and many of us look forward to toasting our business accomplishments with colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere. But what happens if you
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Fried Turkey During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Turkey Frying Accidents: Do You Have a Claim?

Thanksgiving is one of the highlights of the year for a lot of people. What could be better than gathering with family and friends to relax, enjoy each other’s company, watch sports on TV and eat great food? Unfortunately, Thanksgiving get-togethers can sometimes lead to accidents and injuries. Let’s talk about one particular type: deep-fried
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Personal Injury Unusual Cases

Unusual Personal Injury Cases in Maryland

When you think of personal injury claims, both here in Maryland and throughout the country, car accidents might be the first thing that comes to mind. There’s a good reason for this: auto accidents are the leading cause of personal injury claims in the United States, accounting for over 50% of cases. Slip-and-fall accidents and
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Storm Damage - Lightening in the Sky

Personal Injury Claims After a Storm – What to Know and What to Do

Like it or not, storms are a part of life. We can’t control when they happen or how serious they are, and even if we do everything we possibly can to prepare for them, they sometimes cause damage. If you’ve experienced property damage or personal injury as the result of a storm, you may be
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State of Maryland Statue

How Maryland Laws Affect Personal Injury Claims

If you’ve been injured in an accident and someone else is to blame, there is a strong chance that you have a right to financial compensation. Unfortunately, the process is rarely as easy as filing a claim and waiting for the money to roll in. You’ll need to familiarize yourself with state laws in order
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Emotional Distress, Man Sitting on Leather Couch

Emotional Distress Claims in Personal Injury Cases: What They Are and How They Work

You probably know that you’re eligible to file a claim if you’re hurt in an accident and someone else is to blame. But these claims are not limited to just physical injuries. There is another component of personal injury compensation that focuses on the mental and psychological pain you can experience in the aftermath of
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Can I Pursue a Legal Action if I Am Partially Responsible for an Accident in Maryland?

Like it or not, accidents happen. While we certainly do our best to avoid them, many of us will, unfortunately, be involved in an accident at some point in our lives. Hopefully, these accidents aren’t serious enough to affect our lives of the lives of the other people involved in them. Regardless of the severity
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Lawyers in Maryland

Factors to consider when choosing a lawyer

Lawyers can handle all sorts of legal matters, and this is because they are professionals who are qualified to offer advice about the law or even present someone with legal issues. Lawyers can also be called counselors, attorneys, or a barrister. They apply the law to specific cases. However, they investigate the facts and the
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Avoid a Personal Injury Claim at Your Home at Halloween

How to Prepare for Halloween and Avoid a Personal Injury Claim at Your Home

For many people, Halloween is one of the highlights of the year. It’s a time for family, friends and neighbors to dress up in fun costumes and enjoy each other’s company. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous if you don’t take the proper precautions – and if an accident occurs on your property, you could
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Broken Arm for Personal Injury Case

6 Most Common Mistakes When Filing a Personal Injury Claim

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may be wondering if you’re entitled to compensation – especially if the accident wasn’t your fault. But before you start the process of filing a personal injury claim, here are some potential pitfalls to avoid. 1. Not getting immediate medical attention. Even if you don’t need emergency
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18-wheeler Parked in Maryland

What Are Some Common Injuries from Truck Accidents?

Have you ever been on the highway and found yourself surrounded by trucks on all sides? It’s actually pretty rare not to see a lot of trucks on major roads these days – they’re an integral part of everyday life, providing crucial goods and services to people and businesses here in the Annapolis area and
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Personal Injury Claims in Prince George’s County, MD

Being injured in an accident is an overwhelming experience. In addition to the physical and emotional pain you’re likely feeling, you might be wondering if someone else is at fault for your injury – and if so, whether or not you have a right to compensation. So how do you know if you have a
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Roadway in Maryland

Is courteous driving the path to roadway serenity in Maryland?

Nobody thinks they’re a bad driver. We all like to believe we’re just as courteous as can be when behind the wheel, but if you take a drive on just about any road or highway these days you’ll agree that some of us are clearly fooling ourselves. There’s selfishness, aggressiveness, and a palpable sense of
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Car Seats Law in Maryland

Child Car Seat Laws in Maryland

Keeping a child safe in a motor vehicle requires a little effort on the parents’ part. As cars do not automatically come with seats that protect infants and toddlers, parents must install such devices separately. According to the American Society for Positive Care of Children (American SPCC), using the right car seats and safety restraints
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Injury Lawyer Justice

What to ask when looking for a personal injury attorney in Maryland

When considering a personal injury lawsuit in Maryland, it’s vital to choose your lawyer carefully. If you’re going against an insurance company, consider that they have deep pockets and experienced attorneys who specialize in defending exactly the sort of case you’re bringing against their client. The lawyer you hire will play a key role in
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Birth Law Injury Settlement

Recent birth injury lawsuit award is the largest in Iowa history

An Iowa jury’s recent award of $97.4 million to a child and his family as a result of medical malpractice that occurred during his birth is the largest medical malpractice compensation award in Iowa’s history. The suit claimed that the obstetrician and the staff of Mercy Hospital Iowa City failed to act on the information
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Attorney Fees in Maryland

Attorney Fees in Maryland for Personal Injury

How do I get paid? I’ve had several current and potential personal injury clients ask me about that last line down there at the bottom of my articles. Take a peek below; it’s the one that says, “we don’t receive a fee unless we win.” So how does that work? Like many personal injury attorneys,
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boat on a Body of Water in Maryland

Boating regulations & liability laws in Maryland

Summer is in full swing, and that means the beautiful and bountiful waterways of Maryland – which include the Atlantic Ocean, the Potomac River, and the Chesapeake Bay – are teeming with recreational boaters. Whether you’re fishing, sailing, tubing, or just cruising, your boat has to conform to state laws and regulations, and you could
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Police Report Paperwork

What can I do if my police report is wrong?

If you’ve been in an auto accident in Maryland, a police report is vital when making a legal claim against a negligent driver. A full report contains crash details, date, location, damages, whether a driver was ticketed or arrested, witness statements, and contact information of all involved parties. And while police reports aren’t considered evidence
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Fire Truck Responding to Auto Accident

Tips for Finding an Auto Accident Attorney in Maryland

Following an automobile accident in which you or your passenger(s) have been injured, you need to take a few immediate steps. First, in the event another car was involved, obtain the other driver’s name, address, phone number, driver’s license number, and automobile insurance policy details. Second, contact the police and file an accident report. It’s also important
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Car Accident with Police Collecting Info

You may be more responsible for gathering information following a car accident in Maryland

A recent news story by NBC’s Baltimore affiliate reported that the Baltimore mayor’s office and Baltimore Police Department are experimenting with a new plan to divert some non-emergency calls away from police officers. Currently, both 911 and the police are overloaded with calls that don’t necessarily involve a police response. A pilot program this summer will be rolled out in which third-party 
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Window Broken and Insurance Coming to Review Insurance Claim

What is an insurance claims adjuster?

The aftermath of a car accident is a trying time. You just want to put it behind you and get back to your life. One of the necessary steps on the road back to normalcy is speaking with an auto insurance claims adjuster. If you’re one of the lucky ones who’s never been in a
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