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Personal Injury Cases in Maryland

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, [...]

Personal Injury Cases in Maryland2018-08-16T10:16:38+00:00

Does the DC Pot Law Cause More Accidents in Maryland?

As personal injury attorneys, we handle hundreds of cases related to a client being injured by someone driving under the influence. Most of the times these cases relate to the excessive use of alcohol, but sometimes other [...]

Does the DC Pot Law Cause More Accidents in Maryland?2017-09-07T09:41:14+00:00

Could Lack of School Bus Driver Oversight Put Your Children at Risk?

You may have seen the CBS News report; “CBS News investigation finds stunning lack of oversight of school bus drivers.”  They concluded that every day in this country, 60 school bus drivers get into accidents and that [...]

Could Lack of School Bus Driver Oversight Put Your Children at Risk?2017-08-23T10:45:00+00:00

Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering in Maryland?

Filing a personal injury lawsuit means that you are suing for pain and suffering caused by injury to your person. While these cases are common, it takes an experienced legal team to recognize suing for pain and [...]

Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering in Maryland?2018-11-13T19:29:40+00:00

Could Social Media Hurt Your Case?

Part of being a skilled personal injury attorney is knowing all the tricks of the trade, including knowing when the opposing counsel is up to dirty tricks. Here’s just one example of how the insurance companies, or [...]

Could Social Media Hurt Your Case?2017-05-17T10:16:45+00:00

Deadlines for Workers’ Compensation Claims in Maryland

There are several important deadlines for injured Maryland workers to be aware of.  Missing these deadlines can mean a loss of benefits, so it is important to meet with a qualified workers’ compensation lawyer immediately after an accident [...]

Deadlines for Workers’ Compensation Claims in Maryland2017-03-17T09:25:19+00:00

Getting the Workers’ Compensation Money You Deserve

You might, at some point, be injured at work. When that happens, you need to make sure that your rights are preserved. Understanding how workers' compensation works is the first step toward making sure that you receive [...]

Getting the Workers’ Compensation Money You Deserve2016-10-13T10:13:59+00:00

The Truth About Insurance Companies

Insurance companies make their business under the guise of pretending they exist for the benefit of their policyholders. And, while they used to protect their policyholders, that's no longer true. Once upon a time, insurance underwriters in [...]

The Truth About Insurance Companies2016-06-29T10:08:49+00:00

It’s About Time: The Statute of Limitations

Timing is everything in personal injury cases. Well, not everything, unless you’ve filed too late. Then it’s the only thing that matters. When you consult a personal injury lawyer, he or she may stop you before you [...]

It’s About Time: The Statute of Limitations2016-06-15T10:55:01+00:00

Proposed Law for Birth Injury Fund May Become Reality in Maryland

There is a new proposed law in Maryland that will create a birth injury fund for hospitals and the families that sue for birth injuries. Under the current system, Maryland hospitals are potentially liable for birth injuries, [...]

Proposed Law for Birth Injury Fund May Become Reality in Maryland2015-05-11T14:56:59+00:00

New Proposed Anti-Fraud Act in Maryland

In February, the new Attorney General in Maryland, Brian Frosh, put forth support for an expansion to the current False Claims Act in Maryland. So far, the bill has been supported by both sides of the aisle [...]

New Proposed Anti-Fraud Act in Maryland2015-04-22T13:39:09+00:00

House Bill 818

The Maryland State legislature presently has in the works House Bill 818, which proposes that the current laws regarding the use of turn signals while driving be expanded to include changing lanes, as well. This means that [...]

House Bill 8182015-04-03T15:48:24+00:00

What Is Tort Law?

The Basics Tort law covers a whole body of law that deals with violations wherein a person’s behavior injured someone else or otherwise caused them to suffer or incur unfair losses. With such a broad definition, this [...]

What Is Tort Law?2015-02-04T14:22:29+00:00

The 10 Most Common Damages Recovered in Private Lawsuits

In private lawsuits, those in which one person files a claim against another, damages are sought depending on the circumstances of the case. If you are injured or if the other party breaches a contract, you could [...]

The 10 Most Common Damages Recovered in Private Lawsuits2014-11-07T19:10:00+00:00

Court Rules That A Data Breach Does Not Count as Personal Injury.

A malware attack in 2013 resulted in the theft of as many as 1.1 million customers' payment cards from retailer Neiman Marcus.  That data breach naturally led to fraudulent purchases, and tremendous fear about stolen identities and [...]

Court Rules That A Data Breach Does Not Count as Personal Injury.2014-09-30T13:50:32+00:00

One Month In, Curfew Draws Mixed Reactions

We surveyed Baltimore residents to see reaction to the new curfew law.  You can join in on the survey and discussion here. As of August 8, Baltimore youth are required to observe a curfew or face being [...]

One Month In, Curfew Draws Mixed Reactions2014-09-24T09:44:17+00:00