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
On March 6, 2015, our client was involved in an accident that occurred in an I-95 Rest stop parking lot. On the night of the accident, the highway was becoming snow covered, so our client decided to pull into the Rest Stop to wait out the weather. While his vehicle was parked in the lot, the... Read More
This month, Portner & Shure settled an accident case for one of its clients for $500,000.00. Our client was a passenger in the vehicle that caused the accident, which occurred in July 2015 in Virginia. The Uber driver was found to be at fault because he drove through a red light. Our client... Read More
“After being in a four car collision and getting the run around from the insurance company I decided to contact Portner & Shure. My case was assigned to Ms. Christine Airey. Things improved immediately when Christine requested for another insurance adjuster to be assigned to my claim. She also... Read More
We've written before about how you may file a claim against the driver of the vehicle in which you are a passenger. A common problem that arises when this type of claim is filed involves alcohol. Oftentimes, the driver of the vehicle is deemed to be at-fault for the accident and charged with DWI.... Read More
Every state has a time limit or statute of limitations that prevents someone from being able to file a claim after a certain period of time has passed. In Maryland, there is a 3 year statute of limitations for auto accident claims, and the clock starts ticking from the date of the accident. There... Read More
There are many different causes of car accidents, and some are easier to prove liability than others. For example, a rear-end collision is very easy to prove liability, but an accident caused by an improper lane change can be much more difficult to prove who was at fault.
Our experience in... Read More
Noemy Foronda has been with Portner & Shure for nearly a year, working out of our Vienna, Virginia office. Noemy began as a receptionist and then worked her way up to a legal assistant. Just recently, she started taking her own cases. Noemy has lived in Arlington, Virginia her whole life, but... Read More
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