Personal Injury Blog
Should I Call 911 After a Car Accident in Baltimore, MD?
Jill Kolodner | September 16, 2021 | Car Accidents
If you have been involved in a traffic collision, it is normal to feel stressed and overwhelmed. Some car accident victims wonder if they should call the police or other authorities after a crash. Some people believe that calling the authorities is only a hassle. But it is important to call 911 after any car… read more
What Age Can a Child Ride on The Back of a Motorcycle in Baltimore?
Jill Kolodner | August 31, 2021 | Maryland Law
Currently, Maryland has no age restriction for children riding on the back of motorcycles. Therefore, the decision to allow your child to ride on the back of a motorcycle in Baltimore is up to you. However, before you allow your child to ride on the back of a motorcycle, you may want to consider a… read more
What Happens If a Dog Bites Someone on Your Property?
Jill Kolodner | August 26, 2021 | Dog Bites
Owning a dog is a major responsibility. This is particularly true if a dog has the potential to cause harm. Dog bites can cause serious injury. They can even kill people. If you own a dangerous dog, you need to take steps to ensure it doesn’t injure anyone. This includes making sure the dog is… read more
Blind Spot Truck Accidents: Why They Happen & How to Avoid Them
Jill Kolodner | August 11, 2021 | Truck Accidents
Blindspot truck accidents are common. These accidents can cause catastrophic injuries and traffic fatalities. Learning more about the blind spots on a commercial truck is one way you can avoid being involved in a large truck accident. Where Are a Truck’s Blind Spots? The blind spots for a commercial truck are located on all four… read more
What Are The Odds Of Dying In A Car Crash?
Jill Kolodner | August 6, 2021 | Car Accidents
The consequences of motor vehicle accidents can be devastating. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that 36,560 people lost their lives in car accidents in 2018. Although fatal car accidents are on the decline, car accidents still claim tens of thousands of lives throughout the United States every year. The National Safety… read more
10 Things You Should Know About a Free Lawyer Consultation in Baltimore, MD
Jill Kolodner | July 22, 2021 | Personal Injury
Most people will go through life without ever hiring a lawyer. But when you suffer an injury due to the negligent or intentional acts of a person or business, you may need help getting fair compensation. Baltimore personal injury lawyers usually offer a free initial consultation. During this consultation, you should expect the lawyer to… read more
Can You Sue For A Baltimore, MD Car Accident If You Are Not Hurt?
Jill Kolodner | July 8, 2021 | Car Accidents
Maryland is an at-fault state for car accident claims. The state requires drivers to carry minimum liability insurance to cover damages they cause in a traffic accident. Most car accidents are based on negligence. Negligence claims require you to prove that another person caused your car accident to recover damages. However, it also requires you… read more
All About Back and Neck Injuries from Rear-End Collisions
Jill Kolodner | June 22, 2021 | Car Accidents
According to the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), rear-end collisions produce more injuries than any other type of car accident. In 2019, 595,000 rear-end collisions produced injuries. These rear-end accidents often produce distinctive harms, including injuries to the back and neck. Damage can range from minor muscle strains to permanent spinal cord injuries…. read more
How Much Does a Semi Truck Weigh?
Jill Kolodner | June 16, 2021 | Car Accidents
There are two parts of a semi-truck. The front portion or the cab houses the engine and the passenger compartment. The trailer holds the cargo. The national weight standards for a semi-truck states that the gross vehicle weight can be up to 80,000 pounds when the truck is fully loaded. The engine of an 18-wheeler… read more
Is it Illegal To Wear Headphones While Driving in Maryland
Jill Kolodner | June 2, 2021 | Maryland Law
Smartphones and other electronic devices are invading every area of our lives, including our motor vehicles. Many drivers use their smartphones while driving. Some drivers go as far as to use their tablets and other electronic devices for texting, watching videos, checking email, posting to social media, and chatting with other people. Distracted driving is… read more