Blog Archives - Zirkin and Schmerling Law

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 […]

Understanding Maryland Contributory Negligence After a Car Accident

You might be surprised at how harsh Maryland’s laws are when it comes to Maryland contributory negligence after an auto accident. Our state handles legal negligence differently than most other states, leaving car accident victims with questions about what to do next. Maryland’s antiquated auto tort laws can affect your ability to make a claim […]

USPS Releases Dog Bite Numbers With Baltimore in Top 11

Baltimore had 29 dog attacks on postal workers in 2019, putting our city at number 11 on the U.S. Postal Service’s newest list of dog attack rankings. In total, 5,803 USPS employees were attacked by dogs that year, which is actually slightly lower than the previous two years. While dog attacks on USPS workers are […]

Protecting the Front-Line Healthcare Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the nation and the world grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, it is critical that we protect our front-line in this battle, our healthcare workforce.  Doctors, nurses, physicians’ assistants, and everyone else at our hospital setting are at enhanced risk for contracting the virus, and it is vital that we do everything possible o keep […]

Stay Up to Date on Important COVID-19 Information

With the response to the coronavirus, things are changing day by day, sometimes hour by hour.  Phrases like ‘flatten the curve’ are now part of everyday vocabulary.  And it is difficult to keep up with all of the changes at the national, state, and local levels.  But it is incredibly important for you to do just that. At […]

Law Firm Operational During the Coronavirus

No one could have foreseen the advent of the coronavirus or COVID-19 epidemic just a few months ago.  Its impact on individual and community health, on business, on services, and on the economy as a whole has been swift and substantial.  It has hit every sector of the economy and of society in the state, nation, and […]