Personal Injury Blog

Rear-End Collisions: Physics, Injuries, & Recovery

Rear-end collisions happen when a car or truck strikes the rear of another vehicle. These crashes are common. According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 2.175 million rear-end collisions occurred in 2020. This makes rear-end collisions the most common types of car accidents. Here are some of the things that you should… read more

Causes & Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum

Caput succedaneum is the medical term for the swelling of a newborn infant’s scalp immediately after childbirth. When caput succedaneum occurs, it usually occurs from pressure on the baby’s head during delivery. It can occur in both vaginal deliveries and C-sections. During pregnancy, the baby grows inside an amniotic sac. The amniotic sac is filled… read more

Tattoo Infections: Causes, Treatments, & Legal Options

Tattoos express a wide variety of interests and tastes. They are used to express a person’s beliefs, desires, and opinions. For many people, getting a tattoo is much more than choosing to apply permanent ink to their bodies. However, getting a tattoo has risks. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns consumers that getting a… read more

Four Secrets of GEICO Insurance Adjusters: Uncovered

GEICO is a massive car insurance company that currently boasts over 15 million customers. In fact, they are the second-largest insurance provider in the United States. The name GEICO stands for “Government Employees Insurance Company,” although they no longer cover only government employees. You have probably seen one of their successful marketing campaigns on television,… read more

What is a Coup Contrecoup Brain Injury?

Brain injuries may be mild, causing a few symptoms that go away within a few days or weeks. However, some brain injuries are more severe. They can have lasting symptoms and lead to long-term disabilities and impairments. Some accident victims might not be aware that they sustained a brain injury until a few hours or… read more

How To Obtain a Car Accident Report in Baltimore

More than 100,000 car accidents occur every year in the state of Maryland, with a significant percentage of those taking place in Baltimore. While for many, any damage done will be minimal and resolved through an insurance claim, for hundreds and even thousands more, legal action is necessary in order to receive fair compensation.  When… read more

Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney

Most people in the United States use the terms “lawyer” and “attorney” synonymously.  We use the terms as if they mean exactly the same thing. We think of both lawyers and attorneys as being legal professionals who are licensed to practice law in their state. But there are subtle differences between the two terms and… read more

Pregnancy & 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

Understanding the Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

Falling accidents happen every day. Sometimes these mishaps occur because the person who slipped or tripped was not paying attention. However, other accidents are caused by dangerous conditions that the victim could not have reasonably expected.  According to research from the World Health Organization, falling accidents are the second most common cause of all injuries…. read more

I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident – Do I Need a Lawyer?

Generally, it is wise to consult a personal injury lawyer after a motorcycle accident. A motorcycle accident can result in catastrophic injuries for riders. Having a strong legal advocate on your side protects you from bad faith insurance practices and insurance company tricks designed to undervalue or deny your motorcycle accident claim. Dealing with a… read more