If you’ve ever been involved in an accident in Maryland, you probably know how complicated the process can get. If you have never gotten into an accident, congratulations! However, even with your perfect record you should be prepared in case something ever goes wrong. In today’s blog, we offer an overview of what you need to know about car accidents in Maryland.
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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.
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.
So you’ve just been in a car accident and, surprisingly, you feel fine. You’re just a little sore, or maybe you feel nothing at all. You may think you have no need to seek any medical care. However, there are a number of good reasons you should visit your doctor after a car accident, even if in the immediate aftermath you feel fine. Learn more, below.
So you’ve been in a car accident. You want your insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit to be successful. What can you do to ensure this happens? The best thing to do is to ensure that you have all of the necessary car accident records.
These records serve as irrefutable proof of the damages that have been done to you. They are essential if you want to win your claim/case. Learn what you will need in our blog.
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.
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.