Tattoo Infections: Causes, Treatments, & Legal Options
Jill Kolodner | December 23, 2020 | Personal Injury
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
Understanding the Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents
Jill Kolodner | December 4, 2020 | Personal Injury
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
How to Write a Settlement Demand Letter
Jill Kolodner | November 23, 2020 | Personal Injury
When you are injured because of another person’s reckless, negligent, or careless acts, you might be entitled to compensation for your injuries. In most cases, the person’s insurance company handles your personal injury claim. The insurance provider investigates the claim and negotiates a settlement of the claim. When you complete your medical care and are… read more
9 Things You Should Know About a Free Lawyer Consultation
Jill Kolodner | October 26, 2020 | Personal Injury
Can a lawyer help you with a car accident claim for minor injuries? Do you need an attorney for catastrophic injuries caused by a defective product? Should your family hire a wrongful death lawyer? The aftermath of an accident or sudden injury can be overwhelming. Dealing with doctors, your employer, insurance claims adjusters, and others… read more
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