Liability in an Auto Accident from Entering an Intersection on Yellow in Maryland
Jill Kolodner | June 9, 2022 | Car Accidents
Over one-half of the injury and fatal crashes in the country occur at or near intersections. In a study of intersection crashes from 2010 to 2017 by AutoInsurance, Maryland ranked sixth for intersection fatalities. Many intersection accidents are caused by drivers failing to yield the right of way. They run a red light or turn… read more
Why You Should File a Police Report After Your Auto Accident
Jill Kolodner | May 19, 2022 | Car Accidents
Following a car accident, victims often believe that there is no reason to file a police report. This is especially true if the collision was relatively minor. However, it is essential to file a police accident report regardless of the severity of the crash. Filing a report will give you a much better chance of… read more
What to Know About Car Accident Reports in Baltimore
Jill Kolodner | May 11, 2022 | Car Accidents
Maryland requires you to call the police after a car accident when the other driver is not in a condition to exchange information with you. This is one of many car accident scenarios that would likely result in a car accident report. When you call the police after an accident, the agency will send officers… read more
Can You Use a Car Seat After an Accident?
Jill Kolodner | May 9, 2022 | Car Accidents
Child car seats look sturdy. After all, parents depend on a car seat to protect their children during a car accident. But most parents also know that car seats break down over time. Age can compromise the materials, and car accidents can cause unseen damage to the car seat. Read on to learn when you… read more
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: Even though it is the law, some drivers choose to drive without insurance. Therefore, if you are hit by an uninsured driver in Baltimore, you might assume that you cannot recover any money for… 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
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