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Soft tissue injuries often occur in car accidents

The vast majority of auto accidents that happen daily in the state of Maryland are deemed relatively minor in nature. Most people walk away from these car accidents sore, but overall in seemingly good shape -- so they think. What seems like insignificant injuries at first, however, can become significant over time, particularly soft tissue injuries.

Aggressive driving sometimes behind trucking accidents

Truck drivers are on the road just about every day of their lives. As driving is their profession, one would think driving safely would be a top priority. Unfortunately, frustration may set in, and these drivers may drive aggressively, which often leads to trucking accidents. Those in Maryland who have been injured or lost loved ones in such events may be entitled to seek monetary damages through legal means. 

How common is distracted driving?

We all know that we should not engage in distracted driving. It is a practice that reduces the attention that we can pay to the road and it increases the risk of a collision. We should all do what we can to prevent and reduce instances of distracted driving.

Man responsible for fatal car accident convicted of manslaughter

In Aug. 2018, two men were standing outside their car, which had become disabled, on Interstate 495 in Maryland. While figuring out what to do, they were struck by a vehicle. One of the men died, and the other was seriously hurt. Recently, the man responsible for this fatal car accident was convicted on a manslaughter charge. He stands to face well-over a decade behind bars. 

Should I file a workers' compensation claim?

Every year, numerous Maryland residents suffer job-related illnesses and/or injuries. Every year, many of these people question whether they should actually file for workers' compensation. Some worry that filing such claims could jeopardize their jobs. Others are not sure if they have all the information needed to claim such benefits successfully. If you are questioning whether you should pursue a workers' compensation claim, legal counsel can help you decide if filing is appropriate and, if it is, assist you in seeking maximum compensation for your losses. 

Maryland trucking accidents: Truck versus bus crash injures 15

Police in Maryland are in the process of investigating a crash between a work truck and a school bus. A total of 15 people, mostly children, were injured in the wreck. According to current laws, when trucking accidents that involve injuries occur, the victims may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.

Understanding workers' compensation benefits in Maryland

When you are injured at work, you will likely be entitled to some form of benefits that can help you to pay for medical care and assist you in coping financially while you are not able to earn an income. However, pay close attention to the law in your state when seeking information about the benefits you will be entitled to.

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