New Impaired Driving Laws Tougher on Repeat Offenders  

Drunk driving continues to be a serious problem in Maryland and across the country, despite the widely accepted fact that even a small amount of alcohol can impair your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. New legislation is being introduced in the 2019 General Assembly that, if passed, will make repeat DUI and drunk » Read More

Why Drowsy Driving Cases are Difficult to Prove  

Drowsy driving is one of the more common causes of car accidents in this country. According to the American Sleep Foundation, approximately 50 percent of drivers in the United States admit that they drive while feeling drowsy, and 20 percent admitted to actually falling asleep behind the wheel at some point within the past year. » Read More

Pursuing a Personal Injury Lawsuit After a Car Accident

If you have been involved in a car accident, and you suffered serious injuries and property damage, you have a number of options when it comes to collecting compensation. In the state of Maryland, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit in addition to filing a claim with your insurance company. An » Read More

Determining Fault in Side-Impact Car Accidents

Side-impact car accidents, also known as T-bone accidents, occur when the front of one vehicle crashes into the side of another. In many cases, these accidents occur at intersections when a motorist fails to stop or yield the right of way to the other driver. Not only are these car accidents fairly common, they can » Read More

IIHS Announced the Safest Cars for 2019

When it comes to buying a new car, everyone has different preferences in terms of style, size, color, and price. However, one thing that virtually all consumers look for in a car is that it is safe. Thanks to some of the recent advances in safety technology – including automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, » Read More

Uninsured Drivers

A car accident is a jarring and unexpected event – and if the other driver is uninsured, many drivers wonder how they will receive critical compensation for their injuries and property damage. Fortunately, in Maryland drivers hit by the uninsured are partly protected through the enactment of Uninsured Motorist (UM) coverage that every driver must » Read More

Car Accidents Caused by Defective Vehicles  

Whether you prefer a sports car, a minivan, an energy-efficient electric car, or a gas-guzzling SUV, one thing all car-owners have in common is that they want a vehicle that is safe, and that will not require multiple trips to the mechanic for repairs. Unfortunately, some vehicles have defective parts, or design flaws that can » Read More

Car Accidents Involving Animals – Who is to Blame?

Depending on where you live, you may see deer and other wild animals grazing by the side of the road or in a nearby field or wooded area. Unfortunately, these animals do not stop to see if there are any cars coming before they run across the road. Too often, by the time the motorist » Read More

Maryland’s Contributory Negligence Rule

If you have been involved in a car accident, and the other driver was at fault, you may file a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent driver, and seek compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. However, in the state of Maryland, if you are partly responsible for causing the crash, » Read More