Speed Cameras Installed on I-83 in Baltimore
Jill Kolodner | April 19, 2022 | Car Accidents
Maryland counties have made extensive use of speed cameras. When used correctly, speed cameras can protect vulnerable road users and generate revenue for local governments. The speed cameras installed on I-83 in Baltimore required a new law from the Maryland state legislature. This law came about after years of lobbying by road safety groups for… read more
Top 5 Most Important Safety Features for Cars
Jill Kolodner | April 12, 2022 | Car Accidents
When you are looking for a new vehicle, it is essential to consider safety. Automotive safety ratings can be a helpful indicator when you’re planning to buy a car. It is crucial to know what safety features to look for and how these elements work to keep drivers and passengers secure. The top five most… read more
I Was Hit By a Driver Who Does Not Have Insurance in Baltimore – What Can I Do?
Jill Kolodner | March 29, 2022 | Car Accidents
Most states have minimum liability insurance requirements for drivers. Maryland requires drivers to carry liability insurance in the minimum amounts of: $30,000 in bodily injury coverage per person $60,000 bodily injury coverage per accident $15,000 in property damage insurance Even though it is the law, some drivers choose to drive without insurance. Therefore, if you… read more
Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Baltimore Car Accident?
Jill Kolodner | March 23, 2022 | Car Accidents
In an average year, Maryland sees about 113,000 traffic accidents. But the severity of these accidents varies widely. These crashes cause about 540 fatalities and over 47,500 injuries. But about 80,000 of these accidents will only cause property damage. This raises the question — when do you need to hire a lawyer after a car… read more
Are Car Accident Reports Public Record in Maryland?
Jill Kolodner | February 2, 2022 | Car Accidents
After a car accident, you likely have a lot of questions: How will this affect my insurance? Will I get points on my license? Do I have to report the accident? And will my car accident be a matter of public record? The right lawyer can help you minimize the legal repercussions of a car… read more
Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Person
Jill Kolodner | February 1, 2022 | Car Accidents
If you take a look inside a police cruiser, you will see a computer terminal that helps officers verify your identity, check your warrants, and even access national criminal databases. You might wonder why the police require you to carry a driver’s license with you when they could check your driving privileges with a few… read more
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 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
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