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Personal Injury Law in Maryland

If you were injured in a car accident in Maryland, the claims process can be confusing and overwhelming, particularly if you are not even sure where to begin. There are deadlines that you need to be aware of, as well as a wide range of other procedures and laws that can have a significant impact » Read More


How Can Seniors Stay Safe Behind the Wheel?

The aging process affects everyone differently, but some of the most common physical changes that occur as we age include vision deterioration, hearing loss, decreased motor skills, and slower reflexes. All of these changes can have a significant impact on an older person’s ability to drive safely. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration » Read More


Car Systems that Save Lives

Car travel is the main mode of transportation for many Americans, yet carries inherent risks, including injury and death, in the case of a serious accident. Car buyers today are more concerned with safety features when car shopping. Technological advances have brought a wider availability of systems that warn the driver or provide automatic correction. » Read More


Cyclist and Pedestrian Deaths Increase

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there was a 10 percent increase in the number of bicyclists killed last year, and the number of pedestrian deaths increased by four percent. These statistics suggest that, while today’s cars are safer than ever for the occupants of the vehicle, they still pose a significant » Read More


Updated Infrastructure Leads to Safer Roads

According to AAA, an estimated 3,185 lives could be saved each year by updating road infrastructure. With many Americans on the road, it is important to update infrastructure. There are currently six roadway improvements that could lower the risk of experiencing a car accident. These improvements will also lead to fewer hospital bills and less » Read More


Safe Driving Habits for Your Commute to Work

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents are one of the leading causes of death for Americans between the ages of one and 54. Approximately 37,000 people are killed each year in car accidents. If you are one of the millions of commuters who drive to work every day, there » Read More


Actor Sues Tesla After Defect Causes Serious Car Accident

The day after purchasing a new Tesla Model 3, Mena Massoud, the star of Disney’s live action “Aladdin,” was involved in a serious car accident. The actor was changing lanes on Hollywood Boulevard when the vehicle’s front wheel came off, causing the car to spin out of control and hit a tree. The insurance company » Read More


Maryland Increases Fine for Passing Stopped School Buses

Earlier this month, Maryland passed new legislation permanently increasing the fine for motorists passing a stopped school bus. Drivers stopped by police for passing a stopped school bus with flashing red lights will receive a $500 fine. Drivers caught on camera passing a school bus will receive a $250 fine. Montgomery County stop-arm cameras recorded » Read More


Speeding in Bowie

Numerous studies show that speeding is a contributing factor in many car accidents. Speeding also increases the likelihood of fatalities when an accident occurs. Sadly, a 14-year old pedestrian was recently struck and killed by a car when jogging across a crosswalk in Bowie, Maryland. Neighbors report that cars often speed on this road. Speeding » Read More


Can My Car Color Influence Crash Risk?

The vehicles we choose can send a message about our personalities and lifestyles, but did you know that the color of the car you drive can influence your likelihood of getting into a car accident? When we think of vehicle-safety features, seat belts, airbags, and antilock-braking systems come to mind, but who thinks about the » Read More