Maryland law has begun to crack down on distracted driving and for good reason: with the advent of cellphones, GPS systems, and other technology, it is now easier than ever to get distracted for a few moments which is all the time it takes for an accident to occur. It is estimated that around 25% of all accidents were caused due to some form of distracted driving. Learn more about what constitutes distracted driving, the penalties, and consequences in this week’s blog.
Archive for September, 2015
Being in a car accident is always a stressful experience. On top of damage to personal property and dealing with injuries, drivers must go through the arduous process of reporting the accident to their insurance company. The main reason to contact your insurance company after an accident is to determine fault which will settle whose insurance company will pay for damages. Learn all about how insurance companies determine fault from your car accident attorney.
Vehicular negligence is a law theory that supports many car accident lawsuits. If you have ever been involved in legal action surrounding a car accident, either as the defendant or plaintiff, then you have probably heard about negligence. But what does negligence actually mean? And how do you use it to support your car accident law suit? Read on for information on vehicular negligence from your personal injury lawyer.
After you get in a car accident, you have a limited amount of time to file a claim if you wish to go to court. You will go through your insurance company first, but if you are unhappy with the offer you can take your case to court and attempt to get a better one. In this week’s blog, we’ll talk about the statute of limitations on filing a car-accident related claim in Maryland, and other car accident laws in Maryland.
If you’ve been in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, then you have the right to compensation for damage to your vehicle and/or any injuries you suffered. But if you’re not careful, you can significantly reduce your chances at getting full compensation, even though in theory you deserve it. That’s why it’s important to know how to protect your right to compensation after you’ve been in a car accident. Keep on reading to learn how to do this.