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February 2019 Archives

When falling cargo leads to car and trucking accidents

The seemingly boring drive one takes every day as part of their routine can turn into a nightmare in a matter of seconds when cargo flies off a semitrailer and hits one's vehicle. This may not happen all too often in Maryland, but it can and the damages suffered by the victim or -- in the event of fatality -- his or her family members can be devastating. When car or trucking accidents are the results of falling cargo, one might think that such events are just freak accidents, but the truth is negligence may be the true cause.

How does inattentional blindness contribute to car accidents?

Ever heard of inattentional blindness? It is where the brain only focuses on the things it thinks are most important at any given moment. One would think that when driving, everything that keeps a person driving safely would be important information, but the truth is, a lot of it gets filtered out and that often contributes to car accidents in Maryland and elsewhere.

Claiming workers' compensation after a traumatic event

If you are a first responder, you have a higher risk of experiencing a traumatic or emotionally stressful event while at work. Mental health issues can be just as limiting and even more pervasive than physical injuries at work. This is why it is possible for workers who have suffered mentally due to working experiences to claim workers' compensation.

Maryland distracted driving accidents: A look at the numbers

Between the years 2013 and 2017, there were over 56,000 distracted driving-related car crashes in the state of Maryland. It has been reported that people suffered injuries in nearly 19,000 of those events. Distracted driving accidents are a real problem in this state and across the country. 

Maryland car accidents: 5 kids killed in recent wreck

Police in Maryland are in the process of investigating a single-vehicle wreck that left five children dead and two other individuals injured. This tragic event occurred in the town of Bowie on Feb. 2. Following single-vehicle car accidents, injured passengers or the surviving family members of passengers killed in such events may not feel that they can pursue compensation for their losses. This may actually not be true. Under the right circumstances, relief may be achieved through legal means.

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