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Maryland’s High Court Upholds Negligence Rule

The Maryland Court of Appeals upheld a central law in negligence cases recently. The decision to continue to follow the contributory negligence standard in personal injury claims came after an Read More

Tips for Handling an Insurance Claim After an Accident

The aftermath of a car accident can be confusing and stressful, especially when dealing with injuries or property damage. Drivers who are involved in any type of accident, whether car, Read More

What is the Difference Between DWI and DUI in Maryland?

A federal agency recommended that states reduce the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent to reduce highway fatalities. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Read More

What is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Survival Action in Maryland?

Even though no dollar amount can replace the void left by a loved one’s death, Ashley Davis’ family crossed a milestone toward recovery after being awarded $90 million recently in Read More

Preserving the Relationship Between You and Your Child After Divorce

Providing for and sustaining a family is one of the core values of American life. Parents everywhere strive to create stable and meaningful lives for their children while being able Read More

Maryland Criminal Procedure Explained

If you were arrested and charged with a crime in Maryland, you may face a long and complicated process in the state’s justice system. Understanding the basic process of criminal Read More

What is Aggressive Driving?

A woman and her 14-year-old son were killed recently after their car rear-ended a tractor-trailer on I-495. Initial reports said speed and aggressive driving may have been factors in the Read More

New Bill Clamps Down on Cell Phone Use for Maryland Drivers

Cell phone laws in Maryland are about to tighten up for all drivers. The Maryland General Assembly passed House Bill HB 753, in conjunction with Senate Bill (SB) 339, making Read More

How is Maryland Changing Your Gun Rights?

Maryland recently passed one of the strictest gun-control laws in the nation, and the 62-page bill is a hefty change for gun and gun-store owners. The Firearm Safety Act of Read More

Who May Be Liable After a Truck Accident?

Tractor-trailer collisions are terrifying, and can often have catastrophic injuries. The U.S. Department of Transportation reported that 2,695 occupants of other vehicles were killed and 64,000 were injured in collisions Read More

Forbidden Firearms

Repeatedly after the first news stories break, we find out that the perpetrators of violent crime were suffering from mental illness. While most mentally ill people are not violent, too Read More

Do Speed Cameras Slow People Down?

While some hailed the installation of speed cameras along Maryland’s roads, others saw it as an attempt to squeeze more money out of the state’s drivers. Three years after the Read More

Establishing Guardianship for a Parent

Caring for aging parents can be a stressful experience. When a parent is suffering from a condition that causes dementia, matters become even more complicated both personally and legally. When Read More

Parenting as a Team after Divorce

There is a lot of new territory to navigate after a divorce. One of the most complex areas is how to parent your children from two separate households, and while Read More

Anatomy of a DNA Database

Maryland has been collecting DNA samples from offenders since 1994, when the database was established. Technology has come a long way since then, and so has Maryland. Originally, only sex offenders Read More

Family Financial Matters

Everybody knows that a lot changes when you get a divorce. But not everyone is prepared for the number of financial changes they may suddenly face. Maryland has an alimony Read More

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