Safe Driving

Seat Belts, Helmets and Contributory Negligence

Some people mistakenly believe that because they did not wear a seat belt when involved in a Maryland automobile accident, that they are not entitled to a car accident settlement.  People on bikes or motorcycles sometimes make [...]

Seat Belts, Helmets and Contributory Negligence2014-08-13T19:52:48-04:00

Distracted Driving Information For Drivers

It is almost axiomatic how dangerous distracted driving can be.  We hear about it on the news, in lawsuits, and we know that people are being seriously hurt and killed because of cell phone use in automobiles.  [...]

Distracted Driving Information For Drivers2014-08-11T18:34:23-04:00

Evidence in Distracted Driving Lawsuits

Many of our Maryland and West Virginia automobile accident clients tell us that they believe the negligent driver was illegally using a cell phone at the time of the collision.  Often this is because our clients witness [...]

Evidence in Distracted Driving Lawsuits2014-08-12T18:46:45-04:00

West Virginia Distracted Driving Lawsuits

Effective July 1, 2012, West Virginia has a comprehensive law restricting the use of cell phones by drivers.  As the 36th state to ban texting and driving, West Virginia’s legislators clearly agree that cell phone use is [...]

West Virginia Distracted Driving Lawsuits2014-08-12T18:49:01-04:00

Maryland Distracted Driving Lawsuits

  If there is one significant trend we have noticed over the past ten years in our automobile accident lawsuits, it’s that a significant number of accidents are caused by drivers who are distracted by cell phones, [...]

Maryland Distracted Driving Lawsuits2014-08-12T18:48:07-04:00

Maryland Texting & Driving Lawsuits

  For the past few years, Maryland has systematically tightened the rules on cell phone use by drivers.  Like drunk driving and failure to use seatbelts, it is getting attention on a national level. Most Maryland drivers [...]

Maryland Texting & Driving Lawsuits2014-08-13T14:37:04-04:00

Driving in Bad Weather

As we all know, the weather is forever changing. As the weather conditions change, the road conditions change right along with it. Anything including rain, fog, snow and ice can impair our vision, change the way your [...]

Driving in Bad Weather2019-03-21T14:25:15-04:00