Wrongful Death Archives - Zirkin and Schmerling Law

Most Dangerous Intersections in Baltimore

Driving is dangerous in Baltimore. We have some of the country’s biggest traffic jams, most dangerous expressways, and highest rates of severe and fatal accidents. The overwhelming majority of people in Baltimore drive rather than walking, bicycling, or taking public transportation. Baltimore’s commuting times are among the nation’s longest and have only become worse in […]

If an Employee Catches COVID-19 at Work and Dies, Can the Family Sue the Employer for Wrongful Death?

As the country continues to reel from the coronavirus pandemic, new legal issues also arise. There has been talk in the media of people bringing wrongful death lawsuits against companies, alleging that the companies are responsible for the deaths of their loved ones who contracted COVID-19 while at work. Employers and employees alike are wondering: […]

Survival Action And Wrongful Death Similar, Not the Same

When someone dies due to someone else’s negligence, the survivors are left to pick up the pieces. The circumstances can be unimaginable – your loved one perishes from a catastrophic car crash or as a result of a tragic pedestrian accident while simply walking on the sidewalk. To cope with the aftermath, which can include […]

Maryland Auto Accident Fatalities on the Rise

Maryland has experienced a recent rash of deadly auto accidents. Crashes with fatalities leave surviving family members wondering about liability, medical expenses and the future. Zirkin & Schmerling can help determine who is responsible for your loss and file suit for damages. Call 410-753-4611 today.

What It Takes to Prove Wrongful Death

These days, the airwaves are populated with a plethora of reality shows and The Jerry Springer Show was one of the trailblazers – a public “slugfest” that never took itself too seriously, a fit-filled, no-holds-barred cattle call for humanity to air dirty laundry. Even though it was cancelled after 4,000 episodes in June of 2018, […]