Police in Maryland are investigating a car crash that left three teenagers with serious injuries. This event occurred in Lanham, near DuVal High School, on Tuesday, March 26. Following car accidents like this one, the victims may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses. This they may do by filing civil claims against those deemed responsible.
After suffering a work injury, one would think that it would be easy to get medical and financial care through one's employer to aid in recovery. Unfortunately, many people in Maryland and elsewhere find that is harder than they thought it would be. In fact, it can take quite a long time, and assistance from legal counsel, to achieve a fair workers' compensation payout.
Distracted driving one of the most common causes of vehicle collisions in Maryland, and yet it is completely preventable. Many people equate the term "distracted driving" with phone use. However, while phone use is a form of distracted driving, there are so many other behaviors that could also be considered to be a distraction when driving.
On Monday, March 11, two people were killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Maryland. A total of 12 vehicles were involved, including a tractor-trailer whose driver allegedly caused the crash. Following trucking accidents, those injured and those who have lost loved ones may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses through legal means if negligence can be established. In this case, legal counsel would have the ability to review the details of the tragedy in order to help the injured victims and the family members of the deceased determine if pursuing civil claims is appropriate.
Pet lovers in the state of Maryland often drive with their animals in their cars. It is not uncommon to see people behind the wheel with dogs sitting on their laps or sitting in the front passenger seats. Obviously, there are times when taking pets out of the home is necessary, but they can be extremely distracting to their owners who are supposed to be focusing on the road. They may even cause their owners to crash. When pet-related distracted driving accidents occur, the victims of these events may be entitled to pursue compensation for their losses through legal means.
As a police officer, you will know that you often have to put yourself in harm's way to fulfill your duty. In fulfilling your duty, you may be required to take risks that could lead to injury. It is important that you are aware of some of the most common injuries that police officers suffer from, and that you know how to take action in order to get the compensation that you deserve.