Motorcycle Accident Law Archives - Zirkin and Schmerling Law

Proving Liability In a Red-Light Car Accident

Red-light car accidents are on the rise in the United States, and these collisions frequently result in serious injuries. These accidents often occur when a driver attempts to beat an intersection light before it switches from yellow to red. Although most drivers don’t intentionally run red lights, they’re still liable if they caused an accident […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Motorcycle Lane Splitting Legal in Maryland?

Motorcycle accident attorneys often come across cases that involve lane splitting, which happens when a motorcyclist tries to share the same lane of travel with another driver. Lane splitting goes by many names, including lane sharing, lane filtering, stripe-riding, and white-lining. In a classic lane splitting situation, a motorcyclist creeps up between vehicles in slow […]

Motorcycle Accident Inspires New Safety Device Start-up in Maryland

Most people who perish in Maryland motorcycle accidents are wearing helmets. It’s a startling fact we saw recently: 85% of Maryland motorcyclists involved in a crash are wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.  We also know even minor motorcycle accidents are very serious for motorcyclists because their bodies are so exposed to […]

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorcycle Coverage

All drivers by law must have insurance on their vehicles and motorcycles in Maryland and throughout the United States. Despite the law, many individuals are either uninsured or underinsured. As a motorcyclist, it is important for you to carry uninsured/underinsured motorcycle coverage to protect yourself from these types of drivers. There are several things you […]

Hit and Run Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accidents by default can lead to high-risk injuries because of how exposed a rider can find themselves in the event of a crash. For most accidents, each party will discuss the accident, exchange information, call the police if necessary, and contact their insurance companies. However, this is not always the case, and sometimes the […]

Do I Still Have a Case if There Is Minor Damage to My Motorcycle

Zirkin and Schmerling is a leader in Maryland in auto accident law and can help you obtain the money you deserve. Never assume you don’t have a case, no matter how minor the damage may seem. A minor accident can still result in significant long-term health problems for you. Building Your Case You can still […]