Help to Overcome a Fear of Swimming
Aquaphobia, or a fear of water, can translate into a fear of swimming and a fear of drowning. These are common fears that affect thousands of people around the world. Being afraid to get in the water, however, can put a damper on your summer. If you or your child is trying to overcome a… read more
How Common Is It for Police to Plant Evidence in Baltimore?
Planting evidence means to establish proof of someone’s guilt by changing or adding false evidence to the scene of the crime. It is an illegal practice that can lead to the courts wrongfully convicting an innocent person. Police officers, the ones employed to protect and serve the people of Baltimore, might be the last people… read more
Swim Hazards to Be on the Lookout for This Summer
Summer in Baltimore is best spent poolside…at least, until someone falls victim to an unintentional drowning accident. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning takes about 10 lives per day. Swimming hazards can arise in any body of water, to someone of any age; especially if the property owner is negligent in… read more
Common Driving Mistakes Teen Drivers Make: Tips for Helping Parents Avoid Them
Teenagers want to enjoy their newfound sense of independence by getting into their new vehicles and driving on their own. At some point, parents must let their teens take this first step into adulthood. However, they’re right to experience some trepidation: car accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries in teens, and parents… read more
How to Handle a Traffic Stop With Drugs in the Car
A routine traffic stop happens to everyone at one time or another. On the other hand, you may face serious consequences if you face a traffic stop with drugs in your vehicle. Knowing how to proceed could provide valuable help to your situation, especially if it results in a criminal charge. Here are a few… read more
Equifax Data Breach: What You Need to Know
In 2017, Equifax consumers suffered a massive data breach, which affected more than 147 million consumers (about half the country). Among other things, the hackers stole driver’s license information from the major credit reporting company’s database. Equifax, Inc., began sending written letters to affected consumers by U.S. mail on March 1, 2018. Learn your rights,… read more
Affected by a Data Breach? What A Lawyer Can Do For You.
Data breaches are more than just invasions of privacy. They can result in significant financial losses, stolen identities, and harm to your reputation. Large-scale data breaches such as the recent Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal can affect tens of millions of innocent people at once. Contact the office of Murphy, Falcon & Murphy free legal consultation… read more
Do Minor Accidents Need to Be Reported in Maryland?
Most accidents are minor and don’t involve injuries, but even minor accidents can cause property damage. It’s quite common to wonder whether reporting an accident is necessary for a small fender-bender. In Maryland, code 20-107 governs accidents and accident reporting. The law requires that people in an accident filing an accident report with the Motor… read more
What to Do If You Slip and Fall in a Store
If you have suffered an injury in a slip and fall accident, talk with a Maryland attorney; it may have been due to someone else’s failure to provide a safe environment. Filing a lawsuit is often the only way for you to receive compensation for the expense of medical care and lost wages. The primary… read more