Top 5 Most Important Safety Features for Cars

When you are looking for a new vehicle, it is essential to consider safety. Automotive safety ratings can be a helpful indicator when you’re planning to buy a car. It is crucial to know what safety features to look for and how these elements work to keep drivers and passengers secure. The top five most… read more

Understanding Assumption of Risk

Most personal injury cases are based on an assertion that the defendant was negligent (careless) and that this negligence caused the victim’s injury. Although assumption of risk is one of the most popular defenses against a negligence claim, you can credibly assert it only under certain circumstances.  What You Have to Prove to Win an… read more

I Was Hit By a Driver Who Does Not Have Insurance in Baltimore – What Can I Do?

Most states have minimum liability insurance requirements for drivers. Maryland requires drivers to carry liability insurance in the minimum amounts of: Even though it is the law, some drivers choose to drive without insurance. Therefore, if you are hit by an uninsured driver in Baltimore, you might assume that you cannot recover any money for… read more

Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Baltimore Car Accident?

In an average year, Maryland sees about 113,000 traffic accidents. But the severity of these accidents varies widely. These crashes cause about 540 fatalities and over 47,500 injuries. But about 80,000 of these accidents will only cause property damage. This raises the question — when do you need to hire a lawyer after a car… read more

What Is Lane Splitting?

Motorcycles can often move through traffic easier than passenger vehicles. Three of these maneuvers are often referred to as lane splitting, even though they constitute different maneuvers. But just because motorcycles can move through traffic differently does not mean that they should. These maneuvers represent significant safety tradeoffs for riders and could pose a danger… read more

What is Considered a “Reasonable Person” When it Comes to Negligence?

Most personal injury cases in Baltimore are based on negligence claims. Negligence is the failure to act with reasonable care. However, what is the basis for reasonableness in a personal injury case? Jury members base the standard of care in a negligence claim on what a “reasonable person” would do in the same situation. However,… read more

Is a Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?

Riding a motorcycle in the open air, enjoying the sunshine and the open road, is a tempting hobby for many people. Or maybe you’re tired of sitting in traffic during your morning commute, and a bike seems like a faster way to navigate through traffic.  If you’re considering purchasing a motorcycle or scooter, you may… read more

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Semi Trucks 

Semi trucks are a fixture on highways and city streets, transporting goods across the country. For anyone who’s been in an accident involving a semi, these trucks are less the “gentle giants” of the road than they are menacing monsters. Aside from their size and value to the country’s supply chain, many people don’t know… read more

Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Person

If you take a look inside a police cruiser, you will see a computer terminal that helps officers verify your identity, check your warrants, and even access national criminal databases. You might wonder why the police require you to carry a driver’s license with you when they could check your driving privileges with a few… read more

Can an Inexperienced Individual Become a Federal Judge in Maryland?

While it may seem hard to believe, the United States Constitution does not set forth specific requirements regarding who can be named to a federal bench in Maryland.  A federal judge includes a range of judges, including justices of the Supreme Court and judges in the U.S. Courts of Appeals and U.S. District Courts. All… read more