Personal Injury Blog
What does Maryland’s Workers Compensation Insurance Cover?
Jill Kolodner | September 16, 2020 | Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ compensation in the state of Maryland covers most workers and can be extremely helpful if you have endured a workplace injury. Nearly every employer in the state is required to have workers’ compensation insurance which often costs an employer around $1.00 per $100 of payroll. The insurance is then used to cover a variety… read more
Man in South Baltimore Attacked With Bricks
Jill Kolodner | September 14, 2020 | News
According to a police spokesperson, the man who was attacked in South Baltimore with a brick was identified. However, the police department is not releasing his name or his age. The man received minor injuries from the attack and did not seek medical attention. The attack was caught on video, which went viral on social… 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
Woman Killed in Light Rail Accident in Baltimore
Jill Kolodner | September 9, 2020 | News
The woman who died in a light rail crash in downtown Baltimore on August 20, 2020, has been identified. The woman killed in the crash was identified as Ashley King. A news report claimed that Ms. King assisted in managing several recovery houses throughout the city and worked with women who faced addiction issues. Neighbors… read more
How Hard is it to Pass the Maryland Bar Exam?
Jill Kolodner | September 8, 2020 | Maryland Law
It is hard to rate each state’s bar exam’s difficulty, as there is no standard metric for measuring difficulty. You can look at the pass/fail rates, but you can have a state with an incredibly difficult test and well-prepared participants that will skew the numbers. Overall, Maryland ranks in the bottom one-fourth of the country… read more
Is Distracted Driving in Baltimore Really Dangerous?
Jill Kolodner | September 7, 2020 | Car Accidents
With the advent of smartphones and text messages, distracted driving has become a serious public health issue over the last decade. In 2018, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 2,841 lives were lost to distracted driving. But death is not the only consequence. In the state of Maryland, from 2013-2017 there were… 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 case, it is crucial you take the time necessary to vet… read more
Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in Maryland
Jill Kolodner | September 3, 2020 | Maryland Law
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving resulted in 2,841 deaths in 2018, and the national numbers have climbed since then. Unfortunately, distracted driving is a huge problem in the state of Maryland, as well. So, the state has gone to great lengths to combat distracted driving practices – particularly those… read more
Police: One Person Killed In Motorcycle Accident In Southwest Baltimore
Jill Kolodner | September 2, 2020 | News
A motorcycle crash in southwest Baltimore resulted in one fatality on August 8, 2020. Just after 10:00 Saturday night, police responded to a motorcycle accident at the intersection of North Dukeland Street and West North Avenue. A motorcycle had crashed into a parked vehicle. Investigators from the Maryland C.R.A.S.H. Team arrived at the accident scene… read more
Person Killed In Third Fatal Pedestrian-Related Crash On Interstate 695 in 48 Hours
Jill Kolodner | August 31, 2020 | News
A man died in a pedestrian accident around 8:30 p.m. on August 14, 2020, in Baltimore County on the Outer Loop of I-695. The crash occurred near Randallstown and Liberty Road. Police received a call that a man was underneath a pickup truck. According to the police, two witnesses had pulled over to assist a… read more