Portner & Shure Blog

Portner & Shure Law Firm Serving Maryland, Virginia & Washington D.C.

March 05, 2019
The Kirts Family way of life changed in an instant in January 2019 when they were injured in an auto accident caused by a police chase that crossed state lines from Delaware. Several members of the Baltimore family are recovering from broken bones and minor head trauma, but a traumatic brain injury... Read More
February 28, 2019
A personal injury case begins with contacting a lawyer who handles your type of claim such as nursing home abuse, auto accidents, medical malpractice, or workers' compensation. Then, you sign with the lawyer and they begin to build your case and compile the evidence. Learn more from our Virginia... Read More
February 27, 2019
There are many uncertainties you face when charged with a crime in Virginia. The first of which is who will defend your rights? Choosing a criminal defense lawyer will directly impact the outcome of your case, so you need to be prepared with questions when you come in for a consultation with an... Read More
February 27, 2019
Workplace accidents range in severity depending on your profession. An injury at an autobody shop is more likely to cause irreversible injuries than an incident at a company where employees primarily work desk jobs. Regardless of your type of workplace, you’re entitled to workers compensation... Read More
January 28, 2019
Many Americans assume that the availability of rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft reduce the number of DUI’s, DWI’s, and other drinking-related offenses. But, does the research agree? A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found that rideshare apps had no impact on DUI/DWI... Read More
January 15, 2019
Dashboard cameras, known colloquially as “dash cams,” record video when you turn on your car, or when there’s movement near your car. Many Maryland drivers use dash cams to protect their rights and prevent liability in the event of an auto accident, encounter with law enforcement or other incident... Read More
January 08, 2019
Driving during the winter months in the Maryland and Washington D.C. areas comes with added risks of severe auto accidents, and those hazards are compounded when a commercial motor vehicle is involved such as a large bus or rig. The average personal car weighs two tons, but the average commercial... Read More
January 04, 2019
Time and time again, our Washington D.C. attorneys see the devastating impact negligent drivers have of the lives of innocent victims and their families. Although many of these life-altering collisions are referred to as accidents, the reality is that most car crashes are no accident at all; they... Read More
December 28, 2018
The days between Christmas and January 1st typically involve an increase in drinking for adults in the U.S. and it's during this time that police officers issue more DUI and DWI tickets than the rest of the year. Learn more about holiday DUI/DWIs and just how many auto accident fatalities are... Read More
December 27, 2018
New Year’s Eve is always a cause for a celebration, but it’s also the most dangerous night of the year to get behind the wheel. The average number of fatalities from auto accidents jumps by 34 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve due to the increase in drinking and driving. You and your... Read More