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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

Toast to Safety This New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is one of the most highly anticipated holidays for millions of people around the world who look forward to ringing in the new year with family and friends. Whether watching the ball drop in Times Square, attending a casual house party, or heading to a local bar, most of these events involve » Read More

Rental Car Safety

At one time or another, most people wind up renting a car. You may need repair work on your own car and cannot do without transportation for the day. You may want to rent a car while traveling. Or, you may not own a car, but need a car for a special occasion. But before » Read More

Recovering from Whiplash

Imagine you are stopped at a red light. Suddenly, you hear tires screeching behind you. You look in the rear-view mirror, but before you can get out of the way a car comes plowing into the rear end of your vehicle. The impact from this, or any car accident, is frightening. Even though you may » Read More

Tesla Accused of Misleading Customers About Autopilot Safety

According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the self-driving Autopilot feature in their autonomous vehicle can significantly reduce the number of car accidents, compared to those who turn the technology off. However, some believe that the claims the company made are misleading to the public. In fact, in a recent lawsuit, Tesla was accused of overstating » Read More

Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

Car accidents can be stressful and overwhelming, particularly if there are injuries and property damage involved. It is important to know what steps to take immediately following an accident. However, it is just as important to know what NOT to do after a car accident. Some of these mistakes can make the situation additionally stressful, » Read More