Personal Injury Blog
What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Bike Rider With Your Car
Jill Kolodner | November 30, 2020 | Bicycle Accidents
Hitting a bicyclist is a traumatic event for a driver and the bicyclist. Bicycle accidents often result in traumatic injuries for the bicyclist. A driver may be tempted to leave the accident scene to avoid being charged with the collision. However, leaving the scene of an accident is against the law in Maryland. According to… read more
Nine Factors That Determine How Much to Expect From a Car Accident Settlement
Jill Kolodner | November 24, 2020 | Car Accidents
Most car accident cases are settled through negotiations with the other driver’s insurance company. Your personal injury lawyer drafts a settlement demand letter to send to the insurance company. The settlement demand letter begins the settlement negotiations. In some cases, an insurance company might make a settlement offer to begin negotiations. In either case, your… 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
Facts About Road Rash
Jill Kolodner | November 17, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Every year thousands of motorcyclists in Maryland and around the country are involved in accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as recently as 2018 nearly 5,000 motorcyclists were killed in crashes. And for every motorcycle death, there are hundreds and even thousands of more riders injured. In fact, some studies have… read more
Are You Suffering From PTSD After a Car Accident?
Jill Kolodner | November 11, 2020 | Car Accidents
A great deal of emphasis is placed on a car accident victim’s physical injuries. Physical injuries are generally known immediately after a car wreck. For example, a victim knows if the accident caused a broken bone or severe burn. However, a car accident victim can also sustain psychological injuries that might not be known for… read more
Brain Stem Injuries: Causes and Effects
Jill Kolodner | November 10, 2020 | Brain Injuries
Numerous accidents or intentional actions can cause brain stem injuries. Sadly, the effects of a brain stem injury can decrease a person’s quality of life, ongoing medical treatments, and long-term personal care. When a person sustains a brain stem injury because of another party’s conduct or actions, the person may be entitled to compensation for… read more
Can Parents Evict Their Adult Children? How?
Jill Kolodner | November 9, 2020 | Maryland Law
Current research shows that more young adults are living with their parents now than in past years. Almost 18 percent of adults between the ages of 25 and 34 lived in their parents’ homes during 2019. In 2020, just over one-half of young adults in the United States lived with their parents. The reasons why… read more
Are Hidden Nanny Cams Actually Legal?
Jill Kolodner | November 2, 2020 | Maryland Law
It can be challenging for working parents to leave their children at home all day with a nanny or babysitter. Even if you have done a thorough background check on the person who is taking care of your children, without being there, it is hard to know if your children are being well cared for…. read more
Attorneys Answer: When Do You Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
Jill Kolodner | November 1, 2020 | Car Accidents
Deciding when you need to hire a car accident lawyer can be difficult. Can you handle the claim yourself, or will you get more money if you hire a car accident attorney? Below are seven factors that indicate you need to talk with a car accident attorney about your case as soon as possible to… read more
What Should I Do if My Child was Hurt in a Car Accident?
Jill Kolodner | October 31, 2020 | Car Accidents
The leading cause of death of children in the United States is automobile accident injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Children are injured in car accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, and other collisions involving a motor vehicle. Sadly, hundreds of children die each year in motor vehicle accidents nationwide. For parents, their first… read more