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Memorial Day Injuries Memorial Day weekend is an American tradition where we remember the brave men and women in uniform who have died in service to our nation. I still remember visiting the Vietnam memorial in Washington D.C. with my father many Memorial Days ago, searching for the name of a friend of his who…

slip and fall accidents

Maryland’s Slip and Fall Laws The term “slip and fall” is pretty accurate and straightforward; although this area of law entails injuries outside of what one would traditionally consider “slipping,” such as getting one’s foot caught in a hidden hole and breaking an ankle, for the most part, it is exactly what it sounds like:…

Personal injuries on Amtrak

Personal injury on Amtrak Maryland Personal Injury Attorneys The recent Amtrak derailment has captured the attention of the national audience: many people, myself included, have used Amtrak to travel, and so this story has a bit of a personal theme to it that we can relate to.  Even if you have never been on Amtrak,…

The War on Drugs is ugly

War on Drugs In the 80’s, we saw the “get tough” movement on crime become popular in politics.  Soon, politicians were tripping over each other to seem like they were the toughest guy on the block on issues of criminal justice, culminating in the “War on Drugs” that we still suffer through today.  In its…

auto accident lawyer

What are you entitled to in a Personal Injury Case Maryland Auto Accident Lawyers If you have been injured in an automobile accident in Maryland, under Maryland law, the driver who caused the accident is liable and is therefore responsible for compensating you for your injuries, damages and losses. As a victim of the other…

Personal injuries in the gym

Personal Injuries in the Gym Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers After a relatively harsh winter this year, people are looking forward to a healthier lifestyle that comes along with the spring and summer weather.  For many, this will include a gym membership: whether your fitness goals are to look great or just feel better and have…

what to do when a loved one dies

What to do when a Loved One Dies: Do you know what to do when a loved one dies?  There are matters that must be dealt with beyond the ordinary grieving process, and not dealing with these issues can become an additional burden down the line. This is a short check list of things those responsible…

maryland divorce attorney

MARYLAND TO ELIMINATE WAITING PERIOD FOR UNCONTESTED DIVORCE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2015 Maryland’s General Assembly has, on a handful of occasions, contemplated the establishment of a “no-wait” uncontested divorce track. If all goes as expected and the Governor signs a bill passed by both chambers last April, such a track may be made effective this October 1st, 2015….

Maryland Dog Bite Laws

Maryland Dog Bite Laws Let’s face it: while we may love man’s best friend, dogs do still bite, so what are the dog bite laws in Maryland?  In Maryland, a dog bite can be a particularly bad problem for the owner: Maryland is what’s known as a strict liability state: “Maryland is a statutory strict liability…

Car crashes are a common cause of a wrongful death lawsuit

This article provides an excellent resource for those who want more information about what a wrongful death lawsuit is, such as the family of a loved one who has recently died because of the negligent act of another: When someone dies due to the fault of another person or entity (like a car manufacturer), the survivors…