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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

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

Safe Driving on Ice?

Is it possible to drive safely on ice? The answer is a resounding no. However, it is possible to stay safe this winter by first correcting some common misconceptions about driving on icy roads. Driving in a warm climate: Even warm climates found in southern states like the Carolinas and Florida can experience icy road » Read More

Golf Carts Pose Serious Safety Risk to Children  

When you think about who the typical passenger of a golf cart is likely to be, you probably picture an older man or woman, dressed in golf attire, heading out to enjoy a few rounds on the links. However, these vehicles are becoming more popular, and not just for retirees or avid golfers. According to » Read More

Hazards of Unsecured Cargo  

It is widely known that drunk driving and distracted driving are two of the most common causes of car accidents in this country. What may come as a surprise is the fact that unsecured cargo is responsible for approximately 60 percent of crashes. According to a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, between » Read More