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Joe Rombro Named Partner at Zirkin & Schmerling Law

Zirkin & Schmerling Law is proud to name Joe Rombro as a partner with the firm. In his role as a partner, Rombro becomes part-owner of the law office and will be more involved with its management. Rombro joined the firm in 2015 and primarily handles auto, truck, and motorcycle accident cases, as well as […]

What is an Ignition Interlock Device?

To reduce the number of drunk drivers on Maryland’s roads, our state launched a program that uses technology to stop DUIs before they happen. The Maryland Ignition Interlock Program places a device on someone’s vehicle to prevent them from driving if they’ve been drinking. Since the program was introduced, there have been many misconceptions about […]

Social Media Advice After a Car Accident

You’ve probably posted something on social media without giving it a second thought. Social media is a huge part of our lives and helps us share our experiences with all the people we care about. But after a car accident, you might regret being so open on social media. Little things you say and share […]

Semi-Truck Blind Spots Contribute to Maryland Motor Vehicle Accidents

Did you know the average semi-truck is surrounded by more than 50 feet of dangerous blind spots? Big rig drivers typically can’t see the 20 feet immediately in front of them, the 30 feet straight behind them, or the wide areas just to the rear of each of the cab doors. That’s a lot of […]

How has COVID-19 affected DUI prosecutions?

Across the U.S., DUI arrests are down dramatically during COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean people aren’t drinking and driving right here in Baltimore. On a weekend in May when 103 people were charged with violating Governor Hogan’s stay-at-home order, police made 29 DUI arrests in the Baltimore area. The police themselves are struggling to deal […]

Fall Getaways and Avoiding Trailer Towing Accidents

Hitting the road with your trailer this fall? There’s nothing else quite like taking an autumn road trip and seeing the scenic sights while your trailer tags along behind you. But a trailer crash that could derail your trip. Trailer accidents are surprisingly common and can cause severe auto damage and bodily injury. No Matter […]

What is the Value of My Baltimore Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit?

Semi-truck accidents are some of the most devastating accidents on the road. Due to the speeds, weights, and forces involved, you could be left with severe injuries after one of these crashes. This might make you wonder about the value of your truck accident lawsuit. Would it be worth it to sue? Would it cover […]

What to do When an Uninsured Driver Causes Your Car Accident

You’re already having a bad day when you’re in a car accident, but things get even worse when you discover the other driver is uninsured. Now you’re facing injuries and hospital bills plus uncertainty about insurance covering it. And it was all due to someone else’s irresponsibility. It’s common to feel frustrated and fearful in […]

Part 2 – The Importance of Expert Medical Witnesses in Maryland Car Accident Cases

In Part 1 of this blog series, we discussed why it’s so important to connect with an experienced car accident attorney who can help you find expert witnesses to support your side. These experts bolster your case and increase your odds of high-value compensation. In this post, we discuss medical witnesses in more depth. An […]

Part 1 – The Importance of Expert Witnesses in Maryland Car Accident Cases

Were you hurt in a car accident? That means the burden is on you to prove the other person was at fault for your injuries. You also have to provide evidence of the extent of your injuries and the cost of your medical treatment. It sure doesn’t seem fair, does it? You’re already the victim […]