What You Need to Know About Maryland’s Medical Malpractice Cap
Jill Kolodner | July 15, 2020 | Medical Malpractice
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
Is it Legal to Drive Barefoot in Maryland?
Jill Kolodner | July 9, 2020 | Maryland Law
Many people prefer to drive barefoot. The first thing they do when they get into their car is to kick their shoes off. However, what happens if they are pulled over by the police? Will they get a traffic ticket for driving without shoes in Maryland? What happens if they are involved in a traffic… read more
Is It Legal to Own a Pet Sloth in Maryland?
Jill Kolodner | July 7, 2020 | Maryland Law
Maryland is one of the many states in the country that prohibits the ownership of certain wild or exotic animals. While the law does not apply to zoos and other approved institutions, individuals cannot own the animals as pets. What Exotic Animals are Banned in Maryland? Maryland criminal code §621(b)(1) states that individuals may not… read more
What Should I Wear to Court?
Jill Kolodner | July 5, 2020 | Maryland Law
Even though people should not judge you based on your appearance, appearances can make a difference in court. Judges and jurors are human. It can be difficult not to allow our impressions about a person’s attire to impact our assumptions about that person. Therefore, what you wear to court is important. Whether you are defending… read more
What You Need to Know About Powers of Attorney in Maryland
Jill Kolodner | July 2, 2020 | Maryland Law
Powers of attorney can be beneficial in managing your finances and healthcare. They can also avoid the need for a court-appointed guardian. However, there are several things that you should know about powers of attorney in Maryland before you execute one of these documents. What is a Power of Attorney? A power of attorney is… read more
New Law Changes Coming to Maryland in 2020
Jill Kolodner | July 1, 2020 | Maryland Law
Every year, Maryland’s legislature enacts new laws that impact the lives of Maryland residents. Laws are enacted or changed that relate to criminal defense or personal injury. Some laws are designed to improve the environment or make our lives better. Let’s take a closer look at five of the new laws in Maryland in 2020… 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