What Happens if I Don’t Show Up for Jury Duty?
Jill Kolodner | October 14, 2020 | Personal Injury
Jury duty is one of the few responsibilities that comes along with the rights of citizenship. Our nation’s court system would not function if not for everyday men and women taking this responsibility seriously. In the state of Maryland, just about every adult is eligible for jury duty. The state checks voter registration lists, driver’s… read more
How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take to Settle?
Jill Kolodner | September 10, 2020 | Personal Injury
How long it takes for a personal injury lawsuit to settle can vary significantly depending on a number of different factors. One thing to keep in mind is that a case that is headed for trial will typically take a lot longer than a case where the parties involved are motivated to settle. For those… read more
Six Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer
Jill Kolodner | September 5, 2020 | Personal Injury
Hiring a personal injury lawyer is an important step to making sure you have the representation you need to collect the compensation you are due for your injuries. Because a qualified personal injury lawyer can be an invaluable asset to helping you win your personal injury case, it is crucial you take the time necessary… read more
What Happens if Your Insurance Claim is Denied
Jill Kolodner | August 26, 2020 | Personal Injury
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
What is Considered Gross Negligence?
Jill Kolodner | August 15, 2020 | Personal Injury
Most personal injury cases are based on the theory of negligence. Proving negligence is essential for a victim to recover compensation for injuries after a car accident, slip and fall injury, motorcycle accident, or other personal injuries. If the victim cannot establish negligence, the victim may not receive compensation for injuries, damages, and losses. When… read more
How Much is My Workers’ Comp Case Worth?
Jill Kolodner | August 10, 2020 | Personal Injury
Workers’ compensation insurance covers most workers in Maryland. When a worker has sustained a covered injury, workers’ compensation insurance provides specific benefits. A covered injury under Maryland’s workers’ compensation laws is an accidental injury that arose out of or in the course of employment. Short Term Workers’ Compensation Benefits The benefits workers receive depend on… read more
What You Need to Know About Maryland’s Medical Malpractice Cap
Jill Kolodner | July 15, 2020 | Personal Injury
We trust our doctors and medical provider to provide medical treatment, care, and comfort during a time of great need. We trust that they will help us heal and recover from illnesses, injuries, and conditions. What we do not expect is for them to make us worse. Sadly, medical malpractice claims are more common than… read more
How Safe Are Motor Scooters in Baltimore?
Jill Kolodner | June 30, 2020 | Personal Injury
Many people assume that motor scooters are safer than motorcycles or vehicles because the maximum speed is less than the average motor vehicle. However, motor scooters can be more dangerous in some cases than other vehicles. For example, a motor scooter does not provide any protection for a rider during a crash. Operators of motor… read more
5 Reasons Why a Lawyer Might Not Take Your Personal Injury Case
Jill Kolodner | June 9, 2020 | Personal Injury
Deciding to file a personal injury case can be a complicated matter. The insurance claims adjuster may try to convince you that you do not need an attorney. However, you have the right to consult with a lawyer regarding your injury claim. In most cases, it is beneficial to talk to a personal injury attorney… read more