Car Accident Archives - Zirkin and Schmerling Law

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Most people know very little about how personal injury lawsuits work until they’re faced with a difficult situation. Then suddenly they’re injured and in immediate need of a personal injury attorney’s help. So let’s look at 5 things most people don’t know about filing a personal injury claim. If you ever find yourself injured and […]

Zirkin & Schmerling Attorneys – Rising Stars and Super Lawyers

Four members of the team at Zirkin & Schmerling Law have received high honors from Super Lawyers. Joe Rombro and Jana Ponczak were named Rising Stars and Josh Schmerling and Bobby Zirkin were named Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a legal rating organization that recognizes individuals from more than 70 legal practice areas for professional […]

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 […]

Who’s at Fault in a Maryland Chain Reaction Car Accident?

It’s terrifying to be part of a multi-car pileup. One after another, vehicles crash into each other as you hear the sickening crunch of metal on metal. Sometimes these crashes happen at slow speeds, like in a shopping plaza in a Baltimore suburb. More often they happen at high speeds on Maryland’s highways, which are […]

Be Prepared for Maryland Weather-Related Car Accidents

The weather contributes to about 1.2 million accidents and 5,000 road deaths every year in the United States. Although people tend to associate ice and snow with bad driving weather, there are many other weather-related causes too: rain puddles, high winds, thick fog, and even glaring sunshine that interferes with visibility. When tricky weather is […]

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 […]

When am I Going to Get My Money from a Maryland Car Accident Settlement?

Usually within a couple of days or weeks aquestion naturally arises. When will I have my money? We understand why this is such a pressing question. Your medical bills are piling up and you’re facing other costs too, like car repairs and lost days of work. You’re ready to get it all sorted out and […]

What is My Maryland Auto Accident Case Worth?

After being injured in an auto accident your immediate focus is on getting better and trying to heal from your injuries. That is, until the bills start rolling in. Suddenly you have the worries of medical costs dragging you down, plus the hassle of auto repairs and everything else. Now you can’t help but wonder […]

Paraplegia/Quadriplegia May Result From Car Crash-Related Injuries

Imagine suffering such a catastrophic injury in a car accident that you lose the use of your legs or being paralyzed from the neck down. Nearly 1 in 50 people are living with the daily effects of paralysis and of those, spinal cord injury is the second-most-common cause. At Zirkin & Schmerling Law, we have […]

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 […]