Portner & Shure Blog

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

September 14, 2016
This month, Portner & Shure won yet another case against Geico where there was no settlement offer made. In fact, Geico denied all liability because they alleged there was a phantom vehicle that caused the accident. Our client suffered shoulder pain and a thumb injury in this crash that... Read More
August 20, 2016
“I am satisfied with the treatment and staff who helped me at the firm especially, Pamela and Claudia Hernandez. They have great experience and keep you updated with what is going on in your case. I thank you very much for having my case. I will tell all the people who have accidents to go to your... Read More
August 20, 2016
This month, Portner & Shure settled a very serious accident case in Fairfax County, Virginia. Two vehicles were involved in this accident that occurred on the merge ramp of Route 50 and Route 28. Our client was a backseat passenger in the vehicle trying to merge from Route 50 East to Route 28... Read More
August 19, 2016
This month we want to recognize some accomplishments of our law clerk, Alex Adler. He graduated from law school at the University of Baltimore School of Law this past May. Just a few weeks ago, Alex took the Maryland Bar Exam and is awaiting results, which will be released in a couple of months.... Read More
August 19, 2016
This month, our attorneys were successful against Geico yet again in an auto accident case where liability was denied and no settlement offer was made. In this accident case, our client had a green light and was proceeding straight when the defendant made a left turn directly in front of our client... Read More
August 18, 2016
The Silver Spring community is still recovering from the devastating apartment building explosion from last week. The cause is still under investigation, but many suspect a gas leak to be a contributing factor. Just weeks before this horrendous explosion, residents reported smelling gas. A personal... Read More
August 16, 2016
With the recent devastating apartment building explosion in Silver Spring, we thought it was important to address the law surrounding this issue of premises liability. A blast of this magnitude usually would not happen absent some form of negligence A property owner owes a duty of care to maintain... Read More
August 11, 2016
Bus accidents are fairly different than your typical car accident and have the potential to be far more dangerous. Most buses do not have seat belts, and in some cases, people are required to stand. If you have been involved in a bus accident, there are probably several questions you are asking... Read More
July 25, 2016
As ride-sharing apps become increasingly prominent, as do ride-sharing accidents. Uber and lift are ride-sharing services that “employ” amateur drivers, or those without commercial licenses and who use their own vehicles, to transport passengers from place to place. The gray area in Uber’s policies... Read More
July 25, 2016
Case Result In May of 2015, our client N.K case number 212174, was made an offer of 25,000. Farmers insurance company refused to increase this offer, and merely claimed our client had a significant amount of preexisting problems. We filed suit and set times for the surgeons to be deposed as a means... Read More