Under Maryland law, you cannot be fired for filing a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Further, your employer cannot take retaliatory action against you like a demotion. Being injured on the job does not guarantee that you will keep your job if you are unable to physically perform your job. Your employer does not […]
The Bipartisan Effort to Void Forced Arbitration Agreements Will Protect Victims of Sexual Harassment
Over the last few weeks, the news cycle has been inundated with women and men sharing their stories of sexual harassment and abuse. Accusations have been levied against the powerful members of almost every industry, and forced a national conversation about accountability.
That is why we are proud to see bipartisan, bicameral support for a […]
Stolen vehicle cases are an interesting set of facts, because the owner of the vehicle has insurance on the car that will not cover losses caused by their car by a thief or when the car is stolen, because of a clause in the insurance policy called non-permissive use. So, if someone takes your […]
If you have ever witnessed a head-on crash between two vehicles, it is not a sight that you are likely to be able to get out of your mind. When two powerful vehicles traveling in opposite directions collide, the outcome is usually catastrophic. The larger the vehicles and the greater the rate of speed […]
Rear-end car crashes are the most common types of collisions. Even when you are hit at a “low” speed, you can still sustain serious injuries. One of the more common types of injuries involves the sacroiliac joint, and it can lead to chronic back pain. Because doctors tend to misdiagnose these injuries, a car […]
A broadside collision, also called a T-bone or side-impact collision, occurs when the front end of one vehicle crashes into the side of another vehicle. The crashes often occur at intersections, but they can also occur in multiple -vehicle crashes.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that while 52% of passenger vehicle deaths […]
Every state has a state medical board, which oversees the care and conduct of hospitals and doctors. When a doctor’s negligence causes injury or death, the state medical review board reviews the incident, and decides whether to take some form of disciplinary action against the doctor and/or hospital. More often than you think, however, […]
There are some car accident injury symptoms that you will see right away; obvious ones like severe pain, bleeding, or broken bones. But there are some symptoms that might not present themselves right away. These symptoms could indicate a very serious problem when they occur, which is why you should immediately seek medical attention […]
On November 9th, a 71-year-old woman named Elaine Rowena Allen was struck by as many as two cars while she was trying to cross I-29 near Hillwood Drive, in Silver Spring, Maryland. ABC7 reports that Ms. Allen “was hit by a Ford E250 van driven by a 75-year-old man who stayed on the scene, […]
Tailgaters – those annoying drivers who ride aggressively close to your rear bumper – are not just irritating; they are engaging in dangerous behavior. Rear-end car crashes are the most common type of car accident, and the chances of you being rear-ended increase when another driver is riding your bumper.
There is no legal following […]