The aftermath of an auto accident can be overwhelming and frightening, depending on the circumstances and the extent of your injuries and vehicle damage. You and your loved ones may be so focused on visible injuries and filing a police report for your accident claim that you overlook some of the most common signs of a head injury. What you believe to be a minor headache or concussion may actually be a traumatic brain injury that can lead to irreversible brain damage or death.
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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?
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 on the road. Here are three important reasons why you should consider adopting this technology.
Geico touts their easy claim process on TV ads and is famous for “15 minutes could save you 15 percent,” but this ability to settle claims quickly and save you money comes at a severe cost to injured auto accident victims. The insurance conglomerate is the second largest in the U.S.
Securing children in the back seat can be stressful for new parents and changing laws could mean that what was safe for your first child isn’t necessarily so with your second.
The McKeldon Beltway, better known as Baltimore Beltway, spans 53 miles and is quite dangerous during peak traffic hours of the day. Auto accidents that occur on the Beltway, regardless of the time of day, are often severe and lead to wrongful death.
Drivers carry a risk in every state, but some cities are more dangerous than others. Several institutions have analyzed the data between the top one or two hundred cities in the United States, and Baltimore ranks on all of them.
Safe driving habits are essential to follow every time you get behind the wheel. School zones may be clearly marked, but car accidents can occur anywhere. Make sure you slow down and take extra care when you’re near a school or yellow school bus and remember to check your side mirror often. Our attorneys in Virginia have these tips to avoid school-zone car accidents: