If you’ve recently been in a car accident, you might receive a call from the other driver’s insurance company asking you for a statement. At this point you’ve probably already given a statement to your insurance company, and you might even think it’s standard procedure to give one to the other driver’s. In fact, not only is it not standard procedure, it’s not a good idea. Learn why in our blog.
Archive for July, 2015
Do you know what to do after a car accident? Even though most people think they know what to do, chances are good that they’ve forgotten to do at least one of the following things. Make sure you don’t omit any of these steps if you get in a car accident.
There are more than 10 million car collisions in the United States every year. Even if you’re a safe driver, you can still be the victim of a car accident. And even if you weren’t at fault, you could still say something after the accident that could be construed in a way that could reduce your chances of receiving the compensation to which you may be entitled. While you will be required to exchange insurance information with the other driver and file an accident report with the police, it’s important to keep in mind that your statements can be misconstrued or used against you. Learn how to navigate this situation in our blog.
While Maryland’s current laws concerning cell phone use have been in place for nearly two years, many motorists are still under the impression that cell phone use is a secondary offense. However, using your cell phone while driving is actually a primary offense in Maryland, meaning you can be pulled over and ticketed for it. Learn more about Maryland driving law as it relates to cell phone use, in our blog.
Accidents in parking lots are not uncommon. Traffic goes in multiple directions, and often needs to maneuver in a confined space. This situation requires all drivers to be highly attentive to what’s going on around them at all times. A lapse in attention can result in an accident.
So who is at fault in a parking lot accident? Learn more in our blog.