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Why Keeping an Injury Journal Can Help Your Maryland Personal Injury Claim

If you are injured in an accident, you deserve to be compensated for the damages you have suffered, especially if the accident results from someone else’s negligence. Damages can include medical expenses from injuries, loss of wages while recovering, and physical and emotional pain & suffering.  Unfortunately, there is no easy way to calculate upfront […]

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 […]

Crash Involving Baltimore Police Car Leaves Four Injured

At 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 20th, four people were taken to the hospital in Baltimore as a result of a car crash involving a police cruiser. The accident is still under investigation, but it appears a police officer was responding to a call for backup when it collided with another vehicle on Poplar Grove […]

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 […]

One Adult and Two Children Struck By a Car in Montgomery County, Maryland

Pedestrian accidents especially child pedestrian accidents are often severe and traumatizing incidents. When a car hits a pedestrian, there is little to nothing that can protect them from being severely injured, other than an attempt to avoid the accident in the first place. Unfortunately, these accidents happen all too often and continue to be an […]

Can I Sue If I Break a Bone in a Maryland Car Accident?

Every year, millions of people become injured from car accidents in the United States. Maryland car accidents can cause serious and deadly injuries, and if you break a bone in a Maryland car accident, you may wonder if you can sue the person who caused the wreck. If the collision was caused by another person, […]

Pedestrian Killed By Car On New Hampshire Avenue In Silver Spring

Injuries that result from car accidents can be devastating no matter how the incident occurred. However, some of the most traumatizing pedestrian accidents. Unfortunately, when pedestrians are hit, the injuries are often life-altering or even fatal. Though many cities and states have implemented programs and improved traffic control to make walkways safer for pedestrians, these […]

Multiple Crashes on Northern Parkway Prompt New Safety Plan

Since the pandemic began, Maryland Police have reported an increase in Maryland car accidents across the state as a result of speeding and other reckless behaviors. Though there have technically been fewer cars on the road, drivers that are out are exhibiting more erratic and dangerous behaviors, resulting in a record-high number of serious and […]

High Speed Travel a Factor In Middle River Car Crash Into Home

Speeding and distraction are common causes of accidents that result in property damage and bodily injuries. If your home or other property is damaged, it can be a frustrating and even scary situation, especially if you don’t have the money to cover the cost of repairs. Of course, these material items can be fixed and […]

Beltway Fire Truck Crash in Montgomery County

On Sunday, January 2nd, the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County was shut down by authorities because of an emergency vehicle accident. A driver crashed into a fire truck that was responding to a minor crash. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the incident, but the accident raises questions regarding how drivers should practice safe […]