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Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit After a Car Accident in Maryland

Wrongful death is a devastating event that can leave a family struggling to cope with losing a loved one. In the case of a car accident, the loss can be even more difficult to bear if another driver’s negligence caused the crash. If you live in Maryland and have lost a loved one in a […]

How Personal Injury Pain and Suffering Is Calculated

If you suffered from an injury caused by an accident or deliberate wrongdoing, you may be able to recover compensation for economic and non-economic damages, including personal injury pain and suffering damages.  Economic damages refer to the money you can recover to reimburse the expenses associated with your injuries, such as medical bills and property […]

Double Fatal Accident In Charlotte Hall

Early on the morning of April 10th, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car accident call involving three vehicles. Upon the deputies’ arrival at the scene of the accident, which took place on the 30000 block of Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall, they discovered the wreckage of three vehicles.  A preliminary investigation […]

7-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Hit by Car Near School Bus Stop in Bethesda

Bethesda, Maryland police have confirmed that on the morning of April 7th, a 7-year-old boy was struck by a car while waiting for the bus with his father and 18-month-old brother. The boy and his family were waiting on a Montgomery County school bus on the corner of King Charles Way and Grosvenor Lane when […]

Most Dangerous Intersections and Baltimore Roads

Driving is dangerous in Baltimore. We have some of the country’s biggest traffic jams, most dangerous expressways, and highest rates of severe and fatal accidents. The overwhelming majority of people in Baltimore drive rather than walking, bicycling, or taking public transportation. Baltimore’s commuting times are among the nation’s longest and have only become worse in […]

If an Employee Catches COVID-19 at Work and Dies, Can the Family Sue the Employer for Wrongful Death?

As the country continues to reel from the coronavirus pandemic, new legal issues also arise. There has been talk in the media of people bringing wrongful death lawsuits against companies, alleging that the companies are responsible for the deaths of their loved ones who contracted COVID-19 while at work. Employers and employees alike are wondering: […]

Surprising Stuff About Vehicle Safety That Can Save Lives

You are out driving on the streets of Baltimore with your children in the car. Without warning, you’re struck by another vehicle. If you’re fortunate, it’s just an inconvenience. If you’re not, well, you can imagine the rest. We all want to avoid such a possibly devastating, life-threatening and potentially expensive event like an accident […]

Fatalities on the Rise For Car Accidents In Maryland

Maryland has experienced a recent rash of deadly auto accidents. Crashes with fatalities leave surviving family members wondering about liability, medical expenses and the future. Zirkin & Schmerling can help determine who is responsible for your loss and file suit for damages. Call 410-753-4611 today.

What It Takes to Prove Wrongful Death

These days, the airwaves are populated with a plethora of reality shows and The Jerry Springer Show was one of the trailblazers – a public “slugfest” that never took itself too seriously, a fit-filled, no-holds-barred cattle call for humanity to air dirty laundry. Even though it was cancelled after 4,000 episodes in June of 2018, […]