Category Archives: General
Financial Restitution After A Maryland Car Crash
Maryland law requires drivers to have auto insurance. And while most drivers do carry coverage, there are many who don’t. Then, after a car accident, they may claim they do not have auto insurance because they forgot to pay a bill or simply had it on their to-do list but never got around to… Read More »
I Don’t Think I Can Afford a Lawyer
If you were in a car crash in Maryland or the DC area, you may have hospital bills arriving daily in the mail and you may be unable to work because of your injuries. In these situations, people may not want to talk to a lawyer because they fear an additional expense. But actually,… Read More »
Attorney Experience Is Needed for Your Personal Injury Claim
While you may have learned some of the basics of personal injury law through your own research, if you are not a personal injury professional it is in your best interest to connect with a lawyer before moving forward with a claim or lawsuit. An experienced Baltimore car accident lawyer has the skills to… Read More »
How Does Maryland Define & Penalize Theft Crimes?
The State of Maryland has stringent laws against theft crimes that deprive the rightful owner of their property or services. Any person who violates these laws will likely face criminal charges that are punishable by time in prison and steep fines. Though the applicable penalties can fluctuate based on the value of stolen goods… Read More »
Liability for Car Accidents with Uninsured Motorists in Maryland
Across the State of Maryland, any person who drives a car or operates other motor vehicles must maintain minimum levels of automotive insurance. These state requirements help address the costs of car accidents that result in property damage, physical harm, or death. Despite these legal regulations, however, certain drivers decide to drive motor vehicles… Read More »
Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty for Drinking on Duty in Baltimore City
On April 19th, a former Baltimore Police Department (BPD) officer was sentenced for misconduct and driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, according to an article by CBS Baltimore. In terms of background information, this case dates back to October 2, 2018. At approximately 1 p.m. on that day, the officer was on duty… Read More »
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Maryland Man Guilty of Grossly Negligent Manslaughter After Head-On Crash
A Maryland man faces sentencing for grossly negligent manslaughter after causing a deadly head-on car accident, according to an article by Fox Baltimore. The accident in question occurred in April 2016. At that time, police officers attempted to stop the man for speeding. But the man decided to take off instead, with the police… Read More »
Mediation: What are you looking for?
by Cecilia B. Paizs Almost since mediation became a process, there has been debate over how a mediator should conduct the mediation process. Most of the literature indicates that mediators tend to follow either a bargaining style of mediation or a therapeutic style of mediation. It is helpful to understand the differences between the… Read More »
Is Your Arbitration Agreement Enforceable?
Posted on: April 6, 2017 By: Andrew Sniegowski Health care providers may favor arbitration due to the perception that it is a faster, less expensive alternative to litigation. State and federal policy favors arbitration for the same reasons. Because of the strong public policy favoring arbitration, doubts as to whether a case is subject… Read More »