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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 […]

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 […]

Can I Sue If I Break a Bone in a Maryland Car Accident?

Every year, millions of people become injured from car accidents in the United States. Maryland car accidents can cause serious and deadly injuries, and if you break a bone in a Maryland car accident, you may wonder if you can sue the person who caused the wreck. If the collision was caused by another person, […]

Pedestrian Killed By Car On New Hampshire Avenue In Silver Spring

Injuries that result from car accidents can be devastating no matter how the incident occurred. However, some of the most traumatizing pedestrian accidents. Unfortunately, when pedestrians are hit, the injuries are often life-altering or even fatal. Though many cities and states have implemented programs and improved traffic control to make walkways safer for pedestrians, these […]

Midnight Rollover Crash Damages Three Vehicles in Baltimore

Back in June of this year, a multi-car wreck occurred at the intersection of North Caroline Street and East Fayette Street in Baltimore. The wreck involved a rolling vehicle that could have caused fatal injuries. Fortunately, no one involved in the crashwas seriously injured, but it does illustrate the importance of staying safe on the […]

Beltway Fire Truck Crash in Montgomery County

On Sunday, January 2nd, the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County was shut down by authorities because of an emergency vehicle accident. A driver crashed into a fire truck that was responding to a minor crash. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the incident, but the accident raises questions regarding how drivers should practice safe […]

Fatal Head-on Collision Kills 23-Year-Old Dameron Man

On the morning of December 20, 2021, a 23-year-old driver was tragically killed in a head-on collision in Lexington Park, Maryland. The other driver was severely injured and transported by helicopter from the scene to a regional trauma center. The sad events that unfolded in Lexington Park illustrate the importance of staying safe on the […]

Speed Camera Coming Soon to I-95 in Baltimore County

Accidents caused by speeding drivers are prevalent. Approximately 13,000 traffic accidents involve a vehicle driven over the speed limit in Maryland alone. Additionally, 16 percent of traffic injuries and 21 percent of traffic fatalities in Maryland happen because of speeding drivers. To curb motorists traveling at excessive speeds, law enforcement agencies implement speed-monitoring measures to […]

Can My Ex Take My Personal Injury Settlement?

It’s frustrating to think that the moment you get a personal injury settlement, your ex could get their hands on it. What if they could stake a claim to some or all of your settlement money? When you ask a Maryland family law attorney whether your ex can take your settlement, the frustrating answer will […]

What Is Circumstantial Evidence in Car Accident Lawsuits?

During car accident cases, evidence must be established that the defendant violated a duty of care. This can be accomplished through a variety of ways, such as showing that the driver was intoxicated, distracted, or was otherwise negligent. Establishing negligence, however, relies on a plaintiff presenting direct or circumstantial evidence to support their claim. It’s […]