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Proving Liability In a Red-Light Car Accident

Red-light car accidents are on the rise in the United States, and these collisions frequently result in serious injuries. These accidents often occur when a driver attempts to beat an intersection light before it switches from yellow to red. Although most drivers don’t intentionally run red lights, they’re still liable if they caused an accident […]

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 […]

Avoiding Motor Vehicle Collisions While Riding Your Bicycle

A cyclist can be injured or killed in moments when a vehicle driver collides with them. In the U.S., fatal bicycle accidents are on the rise even though bike accidents are declining overall. Why? The main reason is motor vehicle driver distraction caused by things like using cell phones, looking at in-car technology, eating food, […]

Is Motorcycle Lane Splitting Legal in Maryland?

Motorcycle accident attorneys often come across cases that involve lane splitting, which happens when a motorcyclist tries to share the same lane of travel with another driver. Lane splitting goes by many names, including lane sharing, lane filtering, stripe-riding, and white-lining. In a classic lane splitting situation, a motorcyclist creeps up between vehicles in slow […]

Motorcycle Accident Inspires New Safety Device Start-up in Maryland

Most people who perish in Maryland motorcycle accidents are wearing helmets. It’s a startling fact we saw recently: 85% of Maryland motorcyclists involved in a crash are wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.  We also know even minor motorcycle accidents are very serious for motorcyclists because their bodies are so exposed to […]