Portner & Shure Blog

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

November 11, 2016
Statistics for 2015 were recently released and they show that more than 35,000 people lost their lives in a traffic accident in the United States last year. This is the first increase in fatal accidents year-over-year in the last 50 years. Even though cars have become significantly safer over the... Read More
November 09, 2016
Jonathan Portner and Kevin Ruby of Portner & Shure Awarded 100% Disability for A Maryland Workers' Compensation Client. It is an understatement to say that receiving a workers' compensation disability award from a Maryland Workers Compensation Commissioner of 100% is rare. While attorneys often... Read More
November 02, 2016
Being injured in an auto accident is a traumatic and painful experience. Knowing that it was all caused by the carelessness of a drunk driver makes it even worse. Virginia takes drunk driving very seriously. That’s why the State has enacted rules permitting individuals injured by drunk drivers to... Read More
November 01, 2016
Injuries resulting from truck accidents are devastating In many cases, injured victims are unable to recover enough money to cover the damages It is obvious to look to the negligence of the truck driver and motor carrier as the cause of the accident, but the shipper of the load cannot be forgotten... Read More
October 10, 2016
This month, our litigation department settled a rear-end accident case in Stafford County, Virginia for $75,000. The accident occurred on I-95 while it was snowing. Our client was driving very slowly, about 20-25 mph, with her hazards on. The Defendant was driving very fast and hit our client from... Read More
October 10, 2016
“At first I was discouraged when the insurance company denied my car accident claim saying that I made an unsafe lane change. But after speaking with Portner & Shure and the litigation team, we decided to file suit to prove the accident wasn't my fault. Leading up to trial, my paralegal Rebecca... Read More
October 10, 2016
Join us in welcoming Alma to the Portner & Shure family. She recently joined us as a Spanish-speaking receptionist and legal assistant. Alma’s family is from El Salvador, however, she was born in Washington, D.C. Alma has three children, David, Joel, and Sarah. She also has a three year old... Read More
October 10, 2016
This month, Portner & Shure went up against Geico in a disputed lane change auto accident case. Our client suffered soft tissue injuries to his lower back, right shoulder, right leg, and numbness in his right arm. Geico denied all liability in the accident, and we were forced to file suit. The... Read More
October 10, 2016
Portner & Shure has been selected by Corporate America as winner of the Innovation in Client Services 2016 Award. This award we are extremely proud of because our selection was dependent on our client testimonials and recommendations. We strive to make sure our clients are extremely satisfied... Read More
September 24, 2016
There are a lot of law firms out there that will tell you they handle personal injury cases. They'll make a claim for you and try to settle it. But what if the insurance company's offer is too low? Or the claim is denied? The only way you can force the insurance company to pay you fairly is to... Read More