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Personal Injury Cases in Maryland

Posted On 08.16.18 by in Auto Accidents

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...

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Hurt in a DUI Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted On 07.27.15 by in Alcohol Related Arrest

If you have been in a vehicle accident and the collision was caused by a drunk driver, then you do need to know that you have legal recourse. To...

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5 Reasons Why People Lose Their Personal Injury Lawsuit

Posted On 06.15.15 by in Blog

Over the last two or three decades, the media has convinced the public that most personal injury lawsuits are frivolous and deserve to lose in court. Unless you’re familiar...

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Rules for Dog Bite Injury Claims in Baltimore Maryland

Posted On 03.12.15 by in Blog

Dog bites fall under the category of personal liability claims in Maryland. A person who’s been a victim of an animal attack in this state can claim personal injury...

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Contributory Negligence and Personal Injury Cases

Posted On 02.18.15 by in Blog

If you were walking through downtown Baltimore and came to a crosswalk, there’s always the risk that someone could hit you while you were traveling to the other side...

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After an Accident Seek Legal Advice

Posted On 02.12.15 by in Auto Accidents

At some point in our lives, most of us will either be in an accident or know someone who has. Not all accidents are the scary kinds that involve...

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Seat Belts, Helmets and Contributory Negligence

Posted On 03.11.13 by in Auto Accidents

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...

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Personal Injuries for Fly Balls

Posted On 03.06.13 by in Blog

Especially in the post-Ravens Super Bowl win, Marylanders are fanatic about their sports.  From time to time we field questions about baseball spectator injuries, which are frequently reported in...

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Maryland Automobile Accident Lawsuits: Last Clear Chance

Posted On 01.01.13 by in Auto Accidents

  We’re going to finish out the trio of complex Maryland legal principles, starting with contributory negligence and assumption of the risk, and ending today in last clear chance. ...

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Assumption of the Risk

Posted On 12.31.12 by in General Information

  Two of the most confused legal principles (even among lawyers) are assumption of the risk and contributory negligence. Contributory negligence applies when, even though a defendant is negligent,...

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Contributory Negligence: Completely Preventing Plaintiff Recoveries

Posted On 12.19.12 by in Auto Accidents

Maryland is one of five jurisdictions, including Virginia, the District of Columbia, Alabama and North Carolina, that continues to hold onto the old rule of contributory negligence.  Contributory negligence...

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