Pregnancy & Car Accidents
Jill Kolodner | December 8, 2020 | Car Accidents
Being in an accident can be a traumatic experience for anyone. However, the trauma for an expectant mother includes the fear that her unborn child was injured in the car accident. Instead of one victim, there is the potential of two victims when a pregnant woman is in a car wreck. Dangers to an Unborn… read more
Nine Factors That Determine How Much to Expect From a Car Accident Settlement
Jill Kolodner | November 24, 2020 | Car Accidents
Most car accident cases are settled through negotiations with the other driver’s insurance company. Your personal injury lawyer drafts a settlement demand letter to send to the insurance company. The settlement demand letter begins the settlement negotiations. In some cases, an insurance company might make a settlement offer to begin negotiations. In either case, your… read more
Are You Suffering From PTSD After a Car Accident?
Jill Kolodner | November 11, 2020 | Car Accidents
A great deal of emphasis is placed on a car accident victim’s physical injuries. Physical injuries are generally known immediately after a car wreck. For example, a victim knows if the accident caused a broken bone or severe burn. However, a car accident victim can also sustain psychological injuries that might not be known for… read more
Attorneys Answer: When Do You Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
Jill Kolodner | November 1, 2020 | Car Accidents
Deciding when you need to hire a car accident lawyer can be difficult. Can you handle the claim yourself, or will you get more money if you hire a car accident attorney? Below are seven factors that indicate you need to talk with a car accident attorney about your case as soon as possible to… read more
What Should I Do if My Child was Hurt in a Car Accident?
Jill Kolodner | October 31, 2020 | Car Accidents
The leading cause of death of children in the United States is automobile accident injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Children are injured in car accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, and other collisions involving a motor vehicle. Sadly, hundreds of children die each year in motor vehicle accidents nationwide. For parents, their first… read more
What Happens If I’m Not Drunk, But Have Alcohol in My System During a Car Accident?
Jill Kolodner | October 5, 2020 | Car Accidents
A person dies about every 50 minutes in the United States because of a drunk driving accident. Even though drunk driving fatalities have decreased in the last three decades, thousands of people continue to be killed or injured by drunk drivers each year. In 2018, drunk driving deaths totaled 10,511. Drunk driving car accidents result… read more
Can Fault Be Determined By Car Accident Damage?
Jill Kolodner | September 30, 2020 | Car Accidents
Most states, including Maryland, are at fault states, meaning that you can recover compensation for damages if someone else’s negligence caused the accident. Unfortunately, it is often not easy to determine which driver is responsible for a car accident. The cause of an accident can sometimes be fiercely disputed because each side knows they can… read more
Is Distracted Driving in Baltimore Really Dangerous?
Jill Kolodner | September 7, 2020 | Car Accidents
With the advent of smartphones and text messages, distracted driving has become a serious public health issue over the last decade. In 2018, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 2,841 lives were lost to distracted driving. But death is not the only consequence. In the state of Maryland, from 2013-2017 there were… read more
What Happens if Your Insurance Claim is Denied
Jill Kolodner | August 26, 2020 | Car Accidents
You have the right to appeal the insurance decision if your insurance claim is denied. However, you also have the right to pursue legal action against the at-fault driver under Maryland’s personal injury laws. The course of action you decide to take depends on several factors. It can be beneficial to talk with a car… read more
How Long After a Car Accident Can You Claim Compensation for Your Injuries?
Jill Kolodner | August 24, 2020 | Car Accidents
Maryland is an at-fault state for traffic accident claims. All drivers are required to carry minimum liability car insurance in case they are involved in an accident that is their fault. Liability insurance compensates accident victims for injuries, financial losses, and other damages caused by an insured driver. Therefore, most accident victims file an insurance… read more