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
3 Reasons Why Should You Not Talk To the Police [Infographic]
“The police are here and they want to talk to me. What do I do?” If you encounter the police, exercise your legal rights to protect yourself from self-incrimination. Most people are not aware that they have the absolute right to not talk to the police. Cops have a plan for you to turn yourself… 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
Steps to Take If You Are Responsible for a Car Accident
If you feel that you are at fault for a car accident, talk to an attorney with experience in personal injury and Maryland car accident law. Being responsible for an automobile accident can be costly but not necessarily disastrous. There are some things you can do to protect yourself from additional hardship. Contributory Negligence in… read more
How Medical Malpractice Occurs
Medical malpractice arises when a patient sustains injuries after being harmed by a physician or medical professional who incompetently performs their duties. While the laws on medical malpractice vary from one state to the other, there are some general principles. Here is a brief coverage on the law and rules that apply to medical malpractice…. read more
Baltimore Personal Injury Cases: Having a Skilled Lawyer
If you or a loved one has been involved in a personal injury case, you are probably thinking about seeking compensation. While filing a personal injury claim may seem like a straightforward process, there are many intricacies involved. There are elements of negligence you must satisfy before you can make a claim. Furthermore, you will… read more
The Seriousness of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carbon monoxide poisoning occurs when this odorless, colorless gas builds up inside a car or home, leading to flu-like symptoms and eventually can result in coma or death. Each year, about 400 people die in the United States from carbon monoxide poisoning, with an additional 4,000 hospitalized. Infants, the elderly, and those with chronic heart… read more
Understanding Sexual Assault At the Hands of a Doctor
Most of us see doctors as confidants who we trust with our most intimate medical problems. We expect them to provide us with the compassionate care and competent skill that is needed to nurse us back to health. What we don’t anticipate is that some doctors might abuse this relationship of trust to satisfy their… read more
Proving Negligence: What Factors Are Most Important?
When someone acts in a negligent or careless manner, which causes you or your loved ones to suffer an injury, you can file a negligence claim. Under the law, a person who owes you duty of care fails to deliver on that mandate and is proved to have been careless and that the carelessness resulted… read more
Why Should You Get Medical Care Quickly?
After a crash, slip and fall, or any other kind of negligence related accident, the victim involved may sustain serious injuries. In any case, it’s very important to get medical care as quickly as possible for a number of reasons. Before you move forward with the legal aspects involved, make sure you do what you… read more