If you’ve been injured due to another person’s negligence in Maryland, you may be considering a personal injury case. Before deciding whether to file a lawsuit or claim, make sure you know your rights, and the laws [...]
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When most of us go to the doctor, we take confidence in knowing that we are about to be cared for by a professional with our best interests in mind. Fortunately, this is usually exactly what happens. [...]
Medical malpractice involves the willful negligence of a healthcare provider that results in serious implications for the health of the individual under the provider’s care. Medical malpractice laws in Maryland are severe if a patient can prove [...]
It’s all too easy to get hurt while working on a construction site. The combination of dozens, even hundreds of people, heavy machinery, tall heights and weather conditions can all conspire to make a construction worker an [...]
Workers’ compensation insurance is your employer’s way of ensuring you’re taken care of if you get injured on the job. Unless you believe you were injured on purpose, there is no need for a civil case. You [...]
Most people know that workers’ compensation claims are how you get your needs met after an accident while on the job. However, it’s actually a bit more technical than that. Workers’ compensation won’t simply pay out because [...]
Working a construction job comes with a number of risks. As such, it’s a pretty common environment for personal injury lawsuits to arise. Thanks to all the heavy machinery, the heights often involved, and the weather here [...]
Given the broad spectrum they cover, personal injury cases are fairly common here in Maryland. They can come about because someone slipped and fell on someone else’s property, because of a dog biting someone, an auto accident, [...]
In all likelihood, you’ll be faced with the decision of whether or not to settle your personal injury claim once it’s made. By and large, defendants have an interest in settling out of court, as this allows [...]
You’ve probably heard of medical malpractice before, but might be unsure of what this area of the law covers. Whether you just want to be prepared or you think you may be a victim, keep reading for [...]
Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance. It provides employers with a safety net, so that if one of their employees gets injured on the job, they don’t have to worry about a civil lawsuit. That being [...]
Every year, millions of Americans undergo a surgical procedure. Some are relatively simple, such as root canal surgeries; others – like brain and spinal cord surgeries – are highly complex. Unfortunately for patients, too many of the [...]
An accident case involving an 18-wheeler (semi-truck) is especially complex. This is because you’re not dealing with a private individual, but layers of corporations. From the driver, who may be incorporated, to the truck owner, to the [...]
If I Am Injured on the Job and Have to Go to the Hospital for Treatment, Does My Employer Have to Pay Me for the Entire Day?
Here in Baltimore, the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission oversees how Workers’ Compensation functions should you get injured on the job. Hopefully, you’ll never need to understand how this affects you, but should you get hurt while at [...]
There are many occasions and locations where people are seen traveling on foot. Unfortunately, the large number of pedestrians results in an increasing number of deaths from vehicle and pedestrian accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety [...]
Construction jobs are among the most dangerous in the country. EHS Today lists them among the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the county. What is even more disturbing is that such a large portion of them [...]
Premises Liability is an area of the law that gives the responsibility of an accident on their property to landowners and tenants. When they negligently allow a dangerous condition to exist on their property, it makes the [...]
The injury probably has you feeling bad enough. Unfortunately, you may soon learn that it can get worse. As you might imagine, insurance companies aren’t lining up to pay out claims, even when that’s what your employer [...]
Under the area of law known as “Personal Injury”, individuals who are injured in an accident that is someone else’s fault have the right to file a claim to get compensation. When the other person in the [...]
The National Safety Council published results of a study that showed that traffic fatalities are up 14 percent nationally in the first half of 2015 compared to the first half of last year. Injuries are also up [...]