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Why are Fewer Children Being Injured in Car Accidents in Maryland?

Kids in Safety Seats (KISS) is a state-wide program to reduce the number of children seriously injured in car accidents in Maryland. With funding from the Maryland Highway Safety Office, KISS helps parents and caregivers understand how to choose the correct seat based on the height and weight of the child. It instructs how to » Read More


What Should I Tell My Teen About Car Accidents?

Getting a driver’s license is a major milestone for the average teenager. However, it is also a big responsibility. From speeding and tailgating to distracted driving, teens often engage in unsafe driving behaviors. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents are the leading cause of death for teens between the » Read More


New Autonomous Car with No Driving Controls

Honda and General Motors (GM) have introduced the Origin, a fully autonomous vehicle that has no steering wheel, pedals, windshield wipers, or back sight mirrors. The outside of the vehicle looks more like a small bus or train car than a passenger vehicle. Cruise Automation, the self-driving car subsidiary of GM, designed the Origin as » Read More


Financial Implications of a Car Accident

Car accidents continue to be an unfortunate reality, despite advances in safety technology. They can cause significant property damage and severe injuries. In addition to physical injury, the financial impact of a car accident can be devastating, particularly if one or both motorists have little or no insurance. There are steps motorists can take to » Read More


Pursuing a Wrongful Death Claim After a Fatal Car Accident

Advances in safety technology have made today’s motor vehicles safer than ever. From blind spot detection and lane departure warnings to emergency brake assist and adaptive cruise control, these are just a few examples of safety features that are available in new cars. Unfortunately, car accidents continue to occur as a result of human error » Read More


Young People More Likely to Cause Drowsy Driving Car Accidents

Drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving, yet most motorists can probably remember a time when they drove home late at night, or after a long shift at work, and began to feel the physical and mental effects of being tired. From the heavy eyelids and slower reaction time to the decreased » Read More


When is an Injury Considered Catastrophic?

Car accidents can cause a range of serious injuries, from lacerations and broken bones to internal bleeding and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While these injuries can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort, the injured person will usually make a full recovery and return to their daily activities. Catastrophic injuries are different from serious » Read More


Soft Tissue Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

If you were involved in a car accident, you know that even a minor fender bender can be a stressful and traumatic event. In most cases, fender-benders and other minor car accidents do not result in serious, life-threatening injuries. However, they can cause soft tissue injuries, which occur when the impact of the crash causes » Read More


Understanding Liability in Rear-End Car Accidents

Rear-end accidents are the most common type of car accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is likely because so many drivers are distracted by their phones, GPS units, and other electronic devices. When a driver’s attention is not on the road ahead, they are more likely to rear-end a vehicle » Read More


What Should I Know About Car Seat Installation?

One of the most effective ways to protect your children when they are in the car is to make sure that they are properly secured in an age and weight-appropriate car seat. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in children but using a car seat can help prevent serious injuries and » Read More