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How Severe are Whiplash Injuries?

A whiplash injury is characterized by a sudden or rapid momentum that causes the neck to snap forcefully back and forth. This is usually caused by being rear-ended in a car accident, but can also occur from participating in sports. Neck pain or stiffness, headaches, and dizziness are some of the common symptoms associated with » Read More


Benefits of Move Over Laws

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), workers who suffer fatal injuries due to struck-by car accidents comprise seven percent of all fatal occupational incidents. This involves drivers speeding in close proximity to stationary emergency vehicles, ultimately leading to an accident. Move Over laws require vehicles to move into another lane » Read More


Who Is Liable When My Car is Struck by Something?

You are driving down the highway outside of Baltimore when it happens: A tire flies off the truck in front of you, striking the side of your car. Thankfully, you avoid colliding with the vehicles around you. But when you get the opportunity to stop and examine your car, you notice part of your hood » Read More


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


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


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


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 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