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The Not-So-Simple Process of Obtaining a Driver’s License in Maryland  

Each state has specific requirements for securing a driver’s license, including the minimum age at which you can obtain a learner’s permit, and certain restrictions newly licensed drivers must follow. Some states make it more difficult to get a license than others. According to a new study, Maryland ranks third as the toughest state to » Read More


Spinal Cord Injuries After Car Accidents

The body’s central nervous system has two main components: the spinal cord and the brain. They work in sync, as the spinal cord and brain transmit nerve impulses back and forth. When damaged, the spinal cord may stop working properly, which can lead to loss of function, feeling, and mobility. A main cause of spinal » Read More


Helpful Tips for Choosing a Reputable Car Accident Lawyer

From minor fender benders to multi-vehicle collisions, car accidents happen every day, and usually when we least expect it. Depending on the severity of the crash, they can cause significant property damage and serious, often life-threatening injuries. The repairs to the vehicle and the medical expenses associated with the accident can be extremely costly. Therefore, » Read More


Backseat Passengers More Likely to Die in a Car Accident

Many people believe that passengers in the backseat are less likely to suffer serious injuries than the front seat passengers in the event of a car accident. However, studies show that backseat passengers are actually more likely to be seriously or fatally injured than the occupants in the front seat. In fact, a study by » Read More


Are High-Tech Safety Systems A Help or a Hindrance?

Today’s vehicles come equipped with some of the most advanced safety technology, including blind spot detection, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. As cars with comprehensive driver-assist technologies replace older model cars, you would expect the number of car accidents to plummet. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration » Read More


Filing a Claim for a Whiplash Injury

Whiplash is one of the most common car accident injuries. It generally occurs when a motorist has been rear-ended by another vehicle. A new study has found that a whiplash injury can cause anatomical changes to the brain that can lead to more serious conditions, including brain injuries, neck injuries, and chronic pain. Since whiplash » Read More


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