What protections are available to the injured party at an Independent Medical Evaluation (IME)? The right to an IME is provided by the Maryland Rules in a civil case and by the Workers Compensation regulations in a worker’s compensation case. Maryland Rule 2-423. Mental or physical examination of persons When the mental or physical condition […]
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How Does a Baltimore Personal Injury Lawyer Value a Personal Injury or Auto Accident Case?
How does a Baltimore personal injury lawyer value a personal injury or auto accident case? Clients frequently ask in an initial interview “what is the value of my case?” I explain, it’s impossible for a Baltimore personal injury lawyer to tell you what the value of your case is until further into the process. There […]
Settle Car Accident Claim Without Lawyer – No Way
I’m sure clients often wonder, ‘Can I Settle car accident claim without lawyer? If I get a lawyer, then I will have to pay him one third of my settlement. If I settle the case myself then I get the whole amount. Even If I get less than the lawyer would get me I still […]
Subsequent Injury Fund-What is it?
What is the Subsequent Injury Fund? The Subsequent Injury Fund is a Maryland State Government agency that was set up under the Maryland workers compensation law in order to compensate an employee injured on the job, who also suffers from significant pre-existing conditions. The law recognizes that when employees are injured on the job and […]
HOW DO YOU DETERMINE THE TOTAL LOSS VALUE OF YOUR VEHICLE
HOW DOES THE INSURANCE COMPANY DETERMINE THE TOTAL LOSS VALUE When your vehicle is involved in a serious accident, you may find out that the insurance company has decided to declare your vehicle a total loss. Whether an Insurance Company declares a vehicle a total loss is governed by Maryland law and is not […]
SHIFTING BURDENS OF PROOF IN A WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM
STATEMENT OF FACTS ANSWERS TO INTERROGATORIES 1. If you contend that you sustained an injury to in the course of your employment at Fitzgerald Auto Mall, Inc., as defined by the Maryland Labor and Employment Code Annotated, and the Maryland case law, state with precision the factual and legal basis for this contention. ANSWER: I […]