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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 […]

What Do I Need to Know About No-Zone Accidents?

Accidents involving large semi-trucks can be especially dangerous. Large trucks’ size and weight make their damage potential very high. Certain no-zone areas surrounding trucks can be the cause behind certain accidents. No-zone areas refer to the blind spots surrounding a truck and its trailer, where the truck driver’s visibility is either partially obstructed or completely […]

What is the Most Dangerous Car in the United States?

You could be driving the country’s most dangerous car and not even know it. Auto manufacturers, dealerships, and repair shops aren’t required to tell you, so we’re here to share the truth about America’s most dangerous cars. First, let’s look at the characteristics that put a vehicle in the category of dangerous vehicles. According to […]

Joe Rombro Named Partner at Zirkin & Schmerling Law

Zirkin & Schmerling Law is proud to name Joe Rombro as a partner with the firm. In his role as a partner, Rombro becomes part-owner of the law office and will be more involved with its management. Rombro joined the firm in 2015 and primarily handles auto, truck, and motorcycle accident cases, as well as […]

What is an Ignition Interlock Device?

To reduce the number of drunk drivers on Maryland’s roads, our state launched a program that uses technology to stop DUIs before they happen. The Maryland Ignition Interlock Program places a device on someone’s vehicle to prevent them from driving if they’ve been drinking. Since the program was introduced, there have been many misconceptions about […]

Semi-Truck Blind Spots Contribute to Maryland Motor Vehicle Accidents

Did you know the average semi-truck is surrounded by more than 50 feet of dangerous blind spots? Big rig drivers typically can’t see the 20 feet immediately in front of them, the 30 feet straight behind them, or the wide areas just to the rear of each of the cab doors. That’s a lot of […]

How has COVID-19 affected DUI prosecutions?

Across the U.S., DUI arrests are down dramatically during COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean people aren’t drinking and driving right here in Baltimore. On a weekend in May when 103 people were charged with violating Governor Hogan’s stay-at-home order, police made 29 DUI arrests in the Baltimore area. The police themselves are struggling to deal […]

What is the Value of My Baltimore Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit?

Semi-truck accidents are some of the most devastating accidents on the road. Due to the speeds, weights, and forces involved, you could be left with severe injuries after one of these crashes. This might make you wonder about the value of your truck accident lawsuit. Would it be worth it to sue? Would it cover […]