How Much Are Injuries Worth In A Truck Accident?

How much are injuries worth in a Truck Accident? In 2013, 54 million people sustained injuries from traffic collisions. This resulted in 1.4 million deaths in 2013, up from 1.1 million deaths in 1990. About 68,000 of these occurred in children less than five years old. Many of the more serious accidents involved trucks. Here […]

Wrongful Death Claim From Maryland Truck Accident

Wrongful Death claim from Maryland Truck accident When a victim dies because of the negligent conduct of someone else, there are two claims that arise. The first claim is a survival action filed by the personal representative of the deceased seeking recovery for the injuries suffered by the victim as if the victim were still […]

Can you make a Wrongful Death claim on behalf of a fetus in Maryland?

Can you make a Wrongful Death claim on behalf of a fetus in Maryland? The simple answer is sometimes. the Court of Appeals affirmed that a cause of action lies for prenatal injuries to a viable child who is either stillborn or born alive and to a nonviable child who is born alive. The cause […]

Is The Money I Receive in a Car Accident Settlement Taxable?

Is the money I receive in a car accident settlement taxable? In general, the money that is received from a car accident settlement is not taxable as long as it was received due to a physical injury or physical sickness. The IRS states that: If you receive a settlement for personal physical injuries or physical […]

Last Clear Chance Beats Contributory Negligence

Last Clear Chance Beats Contributory Negligence In order to win in a car accident, truck accident, pedestrian accident, motor cycle accident, or bicycle accident, the injured party must prove the other driver was negligent. Examples of negligence are violating the rules of the road like speeding, stop signs or red lights. Further example would be […]

Injured Back in a Maryland Car Accident

Injured Back in a Maryland Car Accident What causes low back pain in a car accident? A traumatic injury, such as from playing sports, car accidents, or a fall at work can injure tendons, ligaments or muscle resulting in low back pain. Traumatic injury may also cause the spine to become overly compressed, which in […]

My Neck Was Injured in a Car Accident in Maryland

My neck was injured in a car accident in Maryland A neck injury or whiplash is a relatively common injury that occurs in a car accident in Maryland. Whiplash often occurs to a person’s neck following a sudden acceleration-deceleration force that causes unrestrained, rapid forward and backward movement of the head and neck, most commonly […]

Pedestrian Accident

Pedestrian accident Deciding who is at fault in a pedestrian accident is always difficult. Pedestrian cases are often the most difficult cases to win if they go to trial.However injuries from pedestrian accident claims are usually very serious. Lawyers must work very hard to make sure these types of cases are presented properly.…omobile-accident/ ‎ A […]

Bicycle Accident

Bicycle Accident All rules of the road apply to bicycle riders. Md. TRANSPORTATION Code Ann. § 21-1202 Traffic laws apply to bicycles and motor scooters. Every person operating a bicycle or a motor scooter in a public bicycle area has all the rights granted to and is subject to all the duties required of the […]

Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland

Wrongful Death and Survival Action The wrongful death statute and the survival statute have different purposes. These causes of action are brought by different persons. The damages are recovered for different reasons. The causes of action, though growing out of the same wrongful act, are entirely different. The wrongful death statute purpose is to provide […]

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