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Speaking with Your Insurance Company After a Car Accident

After an auto accident, one of the first things you will need to do is contact your insurance provider to inform an adjuster of the accident. You must do this under the terms of your policy. What should you expect to happen after you alert your insurer? The following are a few things for which… Read More »

2 People Killed in Charles County Auto Accident

Two people recently died in a car accident on Rock Point Road, just west of Kings Farm Place in Charles County. The accident reportedly occurred at approximately 11:15 a.m. July 14. Troopers from the La Plata barrack of the Maryland State Police arrived at the scene and conducted the preliminary investigation. According to officers, a… Read More »

Alcohol Believed to be Factor in Fatal Highway 50 Accident

According to the Maryland State Police, alcohol was a likely factor in a recent fatal wrong-way collision on U.S. 50, close to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The crash reportedly occurred just east of Bay Dale Drave shortly after 2 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, when a 2002 Hyundai Accent collided head-on with a 2002 Honda… Read More »

A Low-Impact Crash May Still Lead to Injuries

Although it’s the big crashes on interstate highways that get most of the media attention, many auto accidents actually occur at very low speeds of 10 miles per hour or less. There are unique challenges associated with the aftermath of these collisions, as people who complain of neck or back injuries are likely to meet… Read More »

Can a Driver Who Was Rear-Ended Be Responsible for an Accident?

Rear-end collisions are among the most common types of auto accidents. In almost every case, these crashes are the fault of the driver that struck the second vehicle from behind, regardless of the reason the front driver stopped. Most basic traffic laws require motorists to leave enough space in front of them to be able… Read More »

Emergency Responders Struck While Attending to Accident on Beltway

A recent accident on the Beltway Inner Loop near Highway 270 and River Road led to injuries both to some people actually involved in the accident, as well as some of the emergency responders on hand at the scene of the crash. According to the Maryland State Police, a team of EMTs was responding to… Read More »

Maryland Car Accidents with Multiple Defendants

A 65-year-old male went to the dermatologist to have a suspicious skin mole examined, since it had been changing colors over the last few months. While the doctor was examining the mole, he received a page notifying him that his wife was going into labor. The doctor’s partner stepped in to confirm the initial doctor’s… 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, truck or motorcycle, have to work with an insurance adjuster to resolve the monetary damages all parties are owed. However, insurance companies are not looking… 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 crash. Aggressive driving is a national problem, and it plays a large role in accidents, injuries and deaths on roads everywhere. More crowded roads, busier… Read More »

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