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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Maryland Has Many Unsolved Fatal Hit-And-Run Crashes

Maryland State Police are actively seeking your help tracking down four hit-and-run drivers. These are just a few among many hit-and-run crashes in Maryland, and unfortunately they all resulted in severe injuries and fatalities. Between February 29, 2020 and September 27, 2020, four hit-and-runs happened in Prince George’s, Baltimore, and Howard counties. Police don’t believe […]

AAA Report Finds Significant Trends in Pedestrian Fatalities

After three decades of steadily declining U.S. pedestrian fatalities, there was a huge spike. A new report from AAA shows a 53% increase in pedestrian fatalities during the decade leading up to 2018. Why are pedestrian fatalities becoming so much more common? Here’s what the research shows. Road Safety is a Mixed Bag First, let’s […]