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The Dangers of a Head On Collision

Frontal impacts, also known as head on collisions, accounted for more than 50% of passenger deaths in previous years. In 2020 alone, nearly 14,000 people were killed in head on collisions.  Of all the impact types, including rear-end, sideswipes, and t-bones, head on collisions are almost always the worst and most dangerous.  Our law firm […]

Compensation After a Failure to Yield Right of Way Accident in Maryland

If you are injured in a failure to yield right of way accident, you may be entitled to compensation. This compensation comes from filing an insurance claim or a lawsuit, which can allow you to recover money for the damages you have suffered as a result of the accident, such as medical expenses for injuries.  […]

Is a Pedestrian Ever at Fault When a Pedestrian Is Hit By a Car?

When a pedestrian is hit by a car, it is often a traumatic and even tragic experience. In 2019, 92% of pedestrian-related car accidents in Maryland resulted in injury or death.   Unfortunately, motor vehicle collisions involving pedestrians continue to be a serious problem. On average annually, over 3,000 Maryland drivers are involved in accidents where […]

Feet on the Dashboard Accidents Can Cause Significant Injuries

We’ve all done this before. You’re settling in for a long ride, or perhaps you just feel more comfortable with your feet propped up, even if you’re just driving a short distance. But what happens when you’re in this position when a collision occurs?  According to a few case studies, catastrophic injuries can occur, and […]

What Type of Compensation Can I Get for a Soft Tissue Injury from a Car Accident?

Soft tissue injuries are a common injury that car accident victims suffer from, ranging from mild to severe. Also, various soft tissues in the body can become injured.  The type of compensation you can recover from a soft tissue injury can vary from one case to the next, as multiple factors can affect a personal […]

Why It’s Important to Contact a Child Injury Lawyer When Your Child is Injured in a Car Accident

The only thing worse than being injured in a car accident is having a loved one injured, especially if it’s a child. No parent or guardian wants to see their child suffer. We all want what is best for our kids. Unfortunately, accidents still happen. And no matter what you do to protect your child, it […]

Can Traffic Cameras Be Used as Evidence in a Car Accident Case in Maryland?

Red light traffic cameras have become increasingly popular across the U.S. as local municipalities and authorities seek to enhance transportation and driver safety. A traffic camera can capture red light traffic violations, but can traffic cameras be used as evidence in a car accident case in Maryland? The answer is yes! If you get into […]

Fatal Car Accident Claims in Maryland

Losing someone you love in a fatal car accident can be devastating. Unfortunately, these tragic accidents are all too common.  In 2020, there were over 35,000 fatal car accidents that resulted in over 38,000 deaths. In Maryland there were over 500 fatal crashes and around 567 deaths.  Whether you were injured in a fatal car […]

Common Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries

A traumatic brain injury also referred to as a TBI, is a type of head injury that impacts the brain and how it functions. These types of injuries are prevalent, especially after car accidents.  If you suffer from a traumatic brain injury after a car accident, you will likely have expensive medical bills to pay, […]