The Deadliest Highway Stretches in Maryland
Jill Kolodner | August 9, 2023 | Car Accidents
In 2021 alone, the State of Maryland experienced 561 car accident fatalities within its borders. This number places Maryland squarely in the middle of the rankings of the deadliest states for motorists. While states like California, Arizona, and Florida saw two to eight times as many traffic deaths, Maryland’s 2021 numbers are higher than other… read more
Will You Go To Jail After a Fatal Car Accident in Baltimore?
Jill Kolodner | August 2, 2023 | Car Accidents
You could go to jail after a fatal car accident that you cause in Baltimore, Maryland. It depends on the facts of the case and the criminal charges you face. At the same time, you could also face a civil lawsuit by the family of the deceased for wrongful death caused by negligence or intentional… read more
Who Is At Fault in a T-Bone Car Accident in Baltimore?
Jill Kolodner | April 3, 2023 | Car Accidents
T-bone accidents, also known as broadside collisions, occur when one vehicle collides with the side of another vehicle at a right angle. These accidents can be particularly dangerous, as the side of a vehicle offers much less protection to its occupants than the front or rear. T-bone accidents can occur for a variety of reasons,… read more
How To File A Car Accident Claim With Allstate In Baltimore
Jill Kolodner | January 27, 2023 | Car Accidents
Founded in 1931, Allstate is the largest publicly held insurer for personal lines of insurance in the United States. Allstate covers over 16 million households with its insurance, along with millions of auto insurance holders. Due to the sheer size of this insurer, it is possible that you will need to file a car accident… read more
Can an Insurance Company Require You To Use Specific Repair Shops After a Car Accident in Baltimore?
Jill Kolodner | January 20, 2023 | Car Accidents
The short answer to this question is no; after a Baltimore car accident, the insurance company cannot compel or pressure you into using their preferred auto repair shop. This prohibition carries the force of Maryland law. Like most laws, however, there are exceptions. Maryland’s “Fault” Auto Insurance System Some states maintain a “no-fault” auto insurance… read more
What Does a Car Accident Lawyer in Baltimore Do?
Jill Kolodner | December 1, 2022 | Car Accidents
If you’ve been involved in a car crash, you likely have a lot on your plate. From medical appointments to stressful calls with insurance companies, car crashes can take months to resolve and become tied up in complex legal matters. Although talking to a lawyer may seem like an extra burden, accident attorneys can take… read more
The 12 Most Common Causes of Car Accidents
Jill Kolodner | November 30, 2022 | Car Accidents
According to the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), Maryland drivers reported 95,507 traffic crashes in one recent year. These crashes injured 36,754 people and killed 573 people. Car accidents usually have only a few causes. These reported causes will often tell you the type of collision and the nature of the injuries the people involved… read more
How Much To Expect from a Car Accident Settlement in Baltimore
Jill Kolodner | November 26, 2022 | Car Accidents
Being injured in a car accident can be a traumatic experience. Not only do you have to deal with the physical and emotional pain of the injuries, but you also have to worry about how you will pay for the mounting medical bills and lost wages. Fortunately, if you were injured in an accident that… read more
Do I Have To Go to Court After a Car Accident?
Jill Kolodner | November 17, 2022 | Car Accidents
The good news is that most car accident cases in Baltimore settle without filing a lawsuit. Even if your Baltimore car accident involves a lawsuit, your case could settle before you go to court. Whether you have to go to court depends on the specific circumstances of your case. Appearing in Traffic Court After a… read more
How to Obtain an Accident Report in Baltimore
Jill Kolodner | November 10, 2022 | Car Accidents
An accident report can provide valuable information to your personal injury lawyer after you get injured in a car accident. The report contains contact and insurance information for the other driver. It also gives the investigating officer’s account of what happened. Maryland gives you several options for getting a copy of your accident report. You… read more