While there’s no way to be 100% sure that you will never get into an automobile accident, obeying speed limits can both greatly reduce your risk as well as the damage that is caused in the case of an accident. Not only will obeying the speed limit reduce your risk for an accident but it will also help you avoid a ticket! In today’s blog, we offer some tips and advice on how to keep your speed under control in order to avoid getting into an accident.
Archive for the ‘ Accident Attorney ’ Category
Getting into an accident is bad, but noticing damage to your car when it has been parked is even more insulting. Parked cars often sustain damage from careless drivers and if the other driver left without leaving a note then you don’t have much recourse. Conscientious and courteous drivers will leave a note on your windshield that includes their insurance and contact information. In today’s blog, we’ll discuss what you should do when you notice damage to your car and a note on your windshield.
Let’s face it: car accidents are always a scary experience. Even a small car accident is stressful when you have to worry about who will be found to be at fault, who will be liable for damage, and how it will effect your insurance premiums. In today’s blog, your Maryland car accident lawyer outlines what to expect after a crash in which you have been injured.
The vast majority of car accidents are minor fender-benders which leaves many drivers wondering whether they need to file a police report or insurance claim. There are a few instances in which Maryland law requires you to file a report. Learn more about when you have to report your car accident and when you can simply handle it yourself in this week’s blog.
Accidents are scary enough to deal with but the added insult of being hit by a driver that doesn’t have the courtesy to stay at the scene of the accident make hit-and-runs even worse. Being involved in a hit-and-run comes with certain laws and regulations specific to that scenario. Learn what you should do if you are ever involved in a hit-and-run accident in today’s blog.
If you have been in a car accident that left you with a serious injury, you likely have many things on your mind. Will you be eligible for compensation? How do you navigate the legal system to win the financial recompense I deserve? What documents and proof do you need to start gathering? After any serious accident, the best place to start is by talking to an experienced personal injury attorney who will guide you through these questions. In this week’s blog, learn how to choose the personal injury attorney who will win you the compensation you deserve.
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.
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.
Getting in a car accident is a stressful and tense situation, which is why it’s not uncommon for emotions to get the best of people in an accident. However difficult it may be, the most important thing you can do in this situation is to keep your cool and take care of the necessary post-accident business. In the long run, this will very likely help your case and result in a better outcome for you. Keep on reading to learn what you should do in the immediate aftermath of a car accident.
One of the many documents you may receive after having been in a car accident is what’s known as a release of liability. You will receive it from the other driver’s insurance company along with an offer to fix your car. Should you sign it?
In short, no. This is an attempt by the insurance company to limit their damages before you have a chance to get a handle on the full extent of your damages. Learn more about why you should not sign a release of liability after an accident, below.