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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 […]

Liability for a Crash with a Vehicle Stopped on the Shoulder

Parking on the shoulder can often be highly dangerous, especially when parking on an interstate or highway, but pulling over onto the shoulder is sometimes necessary. If you experience vehicular troubles that require immediate attention, such as a flat tire or overheating, you more than likely will need to park on the shoulder. Unfortunately, this […]

Pregnant Women and Car Accident Claims

Did you know 1% to 3% of all newborn babies are exposed to a car crash before birth? Around 170,000 U.S. car accidents per year involve pregnant women. These accidents pose serious health dangers for mothers and babies, including risks of miscarriage, oxygen deprivation, premature birth, birth defects, and death. The National Institutes of Health […]