Rear-end Accidents – Following Driver Negligent Absent Emergency or Special Conditions One of the most common accidents that I see as a Baltimore accident attorney is rear-end collisions. Typically, the first vehicle will start to slow down and the following vehicle fails to realize it causing a collision. Another common circumstance is people taking off at
$1 Million Plus Lead Paint Judgment A young woman in Baltimore was awarded $1.4 million by a city jury in a lead paint case. She alleged that she suffered one of the most common side effects of lead poisoning. According to testimony and filings, she suffered brain damage and had learning difficulties. For more go
Discovery of Defendant’s Statements at the Scene of the Accident Plaintiff’s can obtain defendant’s statements at the scene of the accident even when Defendant claims that is is attorney work product if he or she can show that: 1. Substantial need for the information 2. Plaintiff cannot obtain the same information elsewhere without incurring a
A Baltimore jury has awarded has awarded millions to two women with claims of permanent brain damage after being exposed to lead paint as babies. It took only a mere two hours for the Baltimore City Circuit Court jury to reach a verdict. For more go to the Baltimore Sun.
Dangers of Waiting to File your Personal Injury Claim or Lawsuit The biggest risk is the expiration of the Statute of Limitations. As a Baltimore personal injury attorney, there is nothing heartbreaking that finding out that a victim or family suffering significant consequences because of the negligence of a third party may have waited too
Statement of a Deceased Witness in a Personal Injury Trial Whenever you are involved an accident that is not your fault, it is paramount that you quickly identify and obtain contact information for any witnesses. These witnesses are a powerful arsenal should the at-fault party attempt to deny liability. Sometimes, however, the claim may
When an insurance contract does not include a provision regarding jurisdiction then the proper court will be where the contract was delivered and the premiums were paid. TIG Insurance Company v. Monongahela Power Company, et al. No. 31, September Term 2013 Choice of Law – Insurance Contract. Absent a choice-of-law provision in a contract, a Maryland
Maryland woman arrested on DUI, leaving crash scene after couple she hit chased her car Police say she admitted to being drunk and apologized for hitting “those people.” Investigators say her blood-alcohol level was 0.33 according to FOX News. The legal limit is .08. Hence, this woman was four times above that. Lucky she