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What Do I Do if the At-Fault Driver Offers Me Cash on Scene?

It’s not uncommon for drivers to try to handle the aftermath of a car accident without getting the authorities or court involved. Especially in cases where the accident caused minor damage, an at-fault driver may simply try to offer you cash to avoid the hassle of dealing with the cops. You may also want to […]

Four Injured in Three-Car Crash on Gwynns Falls Parkway

Imagine driving down Baltimore’s busy Gwynns Falls Parkway on a sunny spring morning. Suddenly, everything changes, and your car is now spinning into a dangerous chain-reaction collision. That’s what happened in a three-vehicle accident on Gwynns Falls Parkway on April 16. Just before the crash, two silver sedans and a red sedan were traveling on […]

Rehab from Spinal Cord Injuries — What You Need to Know After a Maryland Car Accident

Numerous people suffer from spinal cord injuries after experiencing a car accident. There are 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injuries every year, and many of those new cases result from car accidents. Spinal cord injuries can result in mobility issues and even paralysis. If you’re experiencing symptoms of a spinal cord injury after a […]

Suspect A Birth Injury To You Or Your Baby? Know The Facts.

Traditionally, the day of a baby’s birth is celebrated with festive flower deliveries, joyous phone calls, toasts to the baby’s health, Facebook posts, and even the passing out of cigars. It is tragic when what should be an incredibly happy event is fraught with anxiety, fear, and uncertainty. Unfortunately, about 10% of babies are born […]

Dog Bites at Dog Parks

All dogs are not created equal. Besides obvious differences in size, anxiety or aggression can make some dogs more difficult to manage in open areas than others. Taking your dog to a dog park is something most of us do and enjoy. However, when you take your beloved pet to a dog park, even one […]

Dangerous Infections After a Dog Bite

Dogs carry many bacteria in their mouths, and these can easily be transmitted through bite wounds. (Side note: human mouths also carry bacteria, and human bites can also become dangerously infected.) If you or your child has been bitten by a dog to the point where the dog’s teeth have pierced the skin, you have […]

What Do I Need to Know Before Filing a Dog Bite Claim?

If you are bitten by someone’s dog, you may think that you have a simple case against the dog owners. Their dog injured you; therefore, they should make it right. Right? Not always. Maryland’s dog bite laws are less than straightforward. There are a few things you need to know before you take action. Dog […]

Can My Ex Take My Personal Injury Settlement?

It’s frustrating to think that the moment you get a personal injury settlement, your ex could get their hands on it. What if they could stake a claim to some or all of your settlement money? When you ask a Maryland family law attorney whether your ex can take your settlement, the frustrating answer will […]