Car Accidents

How to Obtain an Accident Report in Baltimore

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

What’s Causing Neck and Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident?

Are you having neck and lower back pain after a car accident? If so, you may be suffering from a few different injuries and conditions that are different or more serious than you initially believed. Neck and lower back injuries are often notoriously difficult to detect at first, which is why medical evaluation is typically… read more

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Hit-and-Run Accident in Baltimore

Hit-and-runs are illegal in Maryland. Yet, according to statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were more than 2,500 hit-and-run fatalities across the country in 2020, the latest year from which full data are available. In addition, more than 20% of pedestrian and bicycle accident fatalities were hit and runs that… read more

Traffic and Red Light Cameras in Baltimore

If you drive anywhere around Baltimore, MD, you will likely see one of the hundreds of speed and red light cameras installed throughout the city. While the primary purpose of these cameras is to promote safety by deterring speeding and other moving violations, they can also be helpful in personal injury claims. Whenever an accident… read more

Should You Call the Cops for a Fender Bender in Baltimore

No one ever expects to be in a car accident; unfortunately, they occur far too often. A good percentage of car accidents are not life-threatening and tend to be only minor car accidents, which are sometimes referred to as “fender benders.” Regardless of the extent of the accident, most people wonder what they should do… read more

Maryland Highway Patrol Reports: What You Need to Know 

If you have been involved in a car accident that the Maryland Highway Patrol responded to, it is essential to request a copy of the accident report. While your initial concerns may be the damage to your property, minor or serious injuries, or time lost at work, obtaining the report is essential for your injury… read more

What To Do After a Car Accident Caused by Brake Checking in Baltimore

There’s nothing as annoying as congested lines, rush-hour traffic, and sitting and waiting behind a long line of vehicles. In these situations, drivers often feel the temptation to “brake check” or sharply hit the brakes while driving. Sometimes people do this to avoid an accident, and other times they do it out of an act… read more

FAQs: Car Accident Reports in Maryland

Car accidents can leave you with a lot of questions and concerns. One of the biggest concerns after a collision is reporting the accident. Below you’ll find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions related to car accident reports in Maryland. Do I Have to Report a Car Accident in Maryland? For the… read more

Liability in an Auto Accident from Entering an Intersection on Yellow in Maryland

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

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