How Does a Personal Injury Case Work?
Many people have no real concept of what would happen if they decided to file a claim for compensation for their personal injuries. In fact, many attorneys don’t really understand the process because this area of law can be so different. The unique facts of each case dictate the process, so it will be different…Read More
Bodily Injury Coverage Explained
Car insurance is complicated. The laws in Maryland and DC require different types of insurance, and it can be difficult to understand what various types of insurance are for. Let’s take a look at bodily injury coverage. Coverage for Medical Costs Bodily injury coverage pays for medical costs when someone is injured in an auto…Read More
If I Was at Fault for a Car Accident, Can I Still Recover Any Money?
Recovering compensation after a car accident in the DMV requires a great deal of effort and information. You need proof of fault, and it is best to collect that immediately after an accident, which is one reason it is a good idea to contact an attorney as soon as possible. But what if the evidence…Read More
The Importance of Going to a Doctor After a Car Accident
Car accident victims often suffer serious injuries that go undetected for years because they felt “fine” right after the accident and didn’t go see a doctor. It is vitally important to get a thorough medical exam as soon as possible after any motor vehicle crash, even if you feel no pain. Many injuries are not…Read More
5 Things You Should Never Tell an Insurance Company After a Car Accident
Knowing what not to do after a car accident is almost as important as knowing what you should do. This is most critical when it comes to dealing with insurance companies. Despite the friendly guardian image they try to project in their commercials, they don’t want to pay you if they can possibly avoid it.…Read More
Who Will Pay For My Medical Bills After a Car Accident?
When you or a loved one suffer injuries in a car accident, it is natural to worry about how you’re going to pay the bills. Medical care in the MDV can be very costly. Don’t let fear of expense prevent you from getting a thorough medical evaluation and all of the care the doctor recommends.…Read More
Understanding Contributory Negligence in the DMV
In many accident situations, several factors combine together to create the “perfect storm” that leads to injuries. For instance, someone might knock over and spill a bottle of canola oil just after store employees set up a stack of merchandise that blocks your full view of the aisle so that you can’t see the oil…Read More
What You Need to Know About Car Insurance in the DMV
Car insurance is mandatory in DC and Maryland, but not in Virginia. Rules differ substantially in all three jurisdictions. Let’s take a look at the requirements and consequences for violations. Remember that when you have a question about insurance coverage, it is important to look not only at the legal requirements but also the contractual…Read More
Should I Take Pictures of My Car After a Car Accident?
Finding your phone may not be the first thing on your mind after a car accident, but it should be. With your phone, you can call for emergency assistance, which is important to do even if it seems like the accident was minor. You can also use your phone to take pictures. Often the photos…Read More
Can I File a Claim for Car Accident Injuries if I Wasn’t Wearing a Seatbelt?
Drivers and most passengers in the DMV are required to wear seatbelts. Police can hand out tickets when they stop vehicles that are operating in violation of the seatbelt laws. So does this mean that people injured in car accidents in the DMV can’t file a claim for damages if they weren’t wearing a seatbelt?…Read More