Police in Maryland are currently investigating an accident that left a young girl severely injured. This event happened in Bryantown on Tuesday, Nov. 29. As is true following all car accidents, if the driver responsible is believed to have been negligent in her actions resulting in the wreck, the victim's family may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses through legal means.
Accidents involving semitrailers and other large commercial trucks happen fairly frequently in Maryland. When they do, victims or -- in the event of fatality -- their surviving family members may want to know if they can seek compensation for their losses. The truth is, not all trucking accidents are created equal and pursuing legal action is not appropriate in every case.
Winter is one of the most dangerous times to drive during the year. It has some of the busiest holidays that involve millions of travelers going on the road. It has the least amount of daylight of the seasons, leading many to crash in the dark. But the most unpredictable element during this time is the amount of snow and ice that will hit Maryland and when it will come.
When injured on the job, Maryland residents expect their workers' comp benefits to be there for them to help them pick up the pieces. Unfortunately, some may find their workers' compensation claims being denied. This leaves them scrambling to figure out how they will recover both physically and economically.
You were going about your day just like you usually do when, while out driving your car your vehicle was struck by a driver who was not paying attention. Distracted driving accidents are a problem in the state of Maryland and all across the country. If you suffered injuries in such an accident, you may seek relief for your losses.
Deaths in motorcycle crashes are over 30 times more common than other accidents. On average, over 5,000 people are killed on motorcycles each year and nearly 100,000 motorcyclists are injured. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 75 percent of motorcycle accidents lead to injury or death. As a motorcyclist, it is important to know the most common causes for motorcycle crashes, in order to keep yourself safe on the road:
Police in Maryland are in the process of investigating a crash that left one individual dead and another injured. This event occurred in Upper Marlboro on Sunday, Oct. 28. Following car accidents such as this, the victim or his or her surviving family members may have legal recourse.