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Why Soft-Tissue Injury Claims Can Be Difficult to Prove

It’s not uncommon for people to think that an injury they cannot see is not that serious. People think if a broken bone isn’t among your injuries, it can’t be serious. The reality is a soft-tissue injury can be just as debilitating as a bone fracture, even if it seems invisible from the outside. Soft-tissue […]

What Not to Say to Your Workers’ Comp Doctor in Maryland

The outcome of your workers’ compensation claim is hugely determined by your workers’ compensation doctor. This doctor will decide your treatment plan, work restrictions, and how the injury will affect your life in the years to come. Because their opinion is so important, you must be sure they have all the correct information necessary to […]

Crash Involving Baltimore Police Car Leaves Four Injured

At 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 20th, four people were taken to the hospital in Baltimore as a result of a car crash involving a police cruiser. The accident is still under investigation, but it appears a police officer was responding to a call for backup when it collided with another vehicle on Poplar Grove […]

Double Fatal Accident In Charlotte Hall

Early on the morning of April 10th, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car accident call involving three vehicles. Upon the deputies’ arrival at the scene of the accident, which took place on the 30000 block of Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall, they discovered the wreckage of three vehicles.  A preliminary investigation […]

7-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Hit by Car Near School Bus Stop in Bethesda

Bethesda, Maryland police have confirmed that on the morning of April 7th, a 7-year-old boy was struck by a car while waiting for the bus with his father and 18-month-old brother. The boy and his family were waiting on a Montgomery County school bus on the corner of King Charles Way and Grosvenor Lane when […]

Motorcyclist Dies During Fiery Multi-Vehicle Crash In Harford County

On March 19, 2022, a tragic accident occurred on Route 22 in Aberdeen. A Maryland multi-vehicle accident involving three vehicles claimed the life of a 31-year-old motorcyclist. The sad incident illustrates how it’s critically important to drive cautiously and avoid collisions with motorcyclists who are more vulnerable to injuries in collisions. The multi-car accident also […]

Harford County Deputies Rescue Driver, Child From Fiery Head-On Crash

A truck and minivan struck each other and a child was in a head-on collision at about noon on February 16, 2022. This occurred in the area of Route 7 near Brass Mill Road in Harford County. Fortuitously, three Harford County deputies happened to be driving past as the accident happened and immediately rushed into […]

One Adult and Two Children Struck By a Car in Montgomery County, Maryland

Pedestrian accidents especially child pedestrian accidents are often severe and traumatizing incidents. When a car hits a pedestrian, there is little to nothing that can protect them from being severely injured, other than an attempt to avoid the accident in the first place. Unfortunately, these accidents happen all too often and continue to be an […]

38 Cars On Wilkens Avenue Severely Damaged By a Commercial Truck

Accidents involving large commercial trucks and work trucks can be devastating. The size and weight of these vehicles are extreme compared to other passenger vehicles, so the resulting damage and injuries are often quite severe and extensive. Just recently, one such incident occurred in Baltimore, MD, when a worker driving a large welding truck started […]