Distracted driving is a significant problem in Maryland and across the country. One does not have to be on the road for very long to see at least one person who is simply not paying attention when behind the wheel. Distracted driving accidents happen every single day, and it is the following things that lead to these events.
One man is dead and another person was injured after their vehicles collided head-on. This incident reportedly occurred the evening of June 6, in Upper Marlboro. The losses associated with car accidents like this one are great. The victim may be entitled to seek relief by pursuing claims against the responsible party's estate.
As a teacher, it's likely that you will regard your profession as relatively low-risk when compared to other jobs. However, teaching does have some physical risks associated with it, and you should never hesitate to assert your rights to claim workers' compensation in Maryland if you were injured in the workplace.
Suffering injuries in an auto accident can turn one's world upside down. Who's to say how well one will recover or if his or her life will ever be the same? The emotional, financial and physical costs associated with car accidents are considerable, and victims should not have to bear the burden of shouldering those costs alone. Thankfully, those injured in auto collisions while in the state of Maryland may seek relief for their losses if negligence contributed to their accidents.
As a police officer, the nature of your work is unpredictable. The situations that you could find yourself in on a particular day will often expose you to a significant level of danger. Police officers have the right to protect themselves and defend their safety whenever possible, however, these attempts are not always successful.
Recently in the Cumberland area, eight people were injured in a wreck involving a tractor-trailer. It all started on Friday, May 24, at approximately 11:30 a.m., when Maryland State Police were called to the scene of a motorcycle accident near mile marker 25 on Interstate 68. While investigating this crash, a tractor-trailer was unable to stop for traffic and sideswiped two cars, then hit the back end of an SUV. The force of the impact caused a chain reaction collision involving two other vehicles. As is common with trucking accidents, the injuries suffered by the victims required immediate medical treatment.