Mass tort cases can often be confused with class action lawsuits. There are subtle differences between the two that determine how the case is handled. Take our quiz below to see if you know about mass tort cases and if it applies to you.
If you believe you are a part of a mass tort case, contact... Read More
Mass tort lawsuits involve multiple plaintiffs who suffered an injury due to an individual's or corporate entity's negligence or wrongdoing. Mass tort claims typically involve consumer products and dangerous pharmaceutical drugs. Learn more in the infographic below.
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After a car wreck, you may not know what to do becasue of fear, anxiety, and stress. Having a plan can help ensure that you'll be able to get your maximum allowed compensation and ensure that you and your family will receive the care you need and deserve. Please view this infographic to determine... Read More
We see this issue crop up all the time in accident cases--our client suffered significant injuries and their medical bills exceed $100,000, yet the defendant driver's insurance policy has a $50,000 limit. If you are trying to handle your accident case on your own, you may think that you are out of... Read More
Here's something you probably have never thought of: what happens if you're injured in an accident caused by a speeding emergency vehicle?
We see police cars, fire trucks, and ambulances speeding by us everyday on the roadways. In Maryland, operators of emergency vehicles have certain privileges... Read More
Accidents involving large trucks and tractor trailers are some of the most common that occur on roadways. One of the leading causes of truck accidents is due to blind spots for truck drivers. Drivers of all types of vehicles experience blind spots, but some vehicles have larger blind spots than... Read More
Common practice in all personal injury cases is for an attorney to do work based on a contingency fee. Many people are usually confused as to what a contingency fee means. They immediately hear the word fee and worry that they are required to pay something, even if their case is lost. That is NOT... Read More
If you've been injured in an auto accident due to someone else's negligence, you may think that it is not a big deal and you can resolve any issues on your own. That is not always the case, however. You may think it is a straightforward process, but it can be quite complex. Dealing with insurance... Read More
This month we are recognizing paralegal, Esther You, who works in our Vienna, Virginia office. Esther has worked for Portner & Shure for nearly 8 years now. She was born in South Korea and moved to the United States when she was 8 years old. She grew up in Glen Burnie and Columbia, Maryland,... Read More
On January 20, 2016, our client was involved in an accident that occurred in the snow on the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Liability was denied in this case because the defendant alleged that our client slid on the snowy road and slid into him. However, Portner & Shure... Read More
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