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How can I Avoid a Car Accident When Driving at Night?

Summer is officially over, which means that it is getting darker earlier. With the shorter days and longer nights comes an increased risk for car accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), fatal car accidents are three times more likely to occur at night compared to during the daytime. These risks are… Read More

Who is Liable for a Car Accident Caused by a Medical Condition?

Some of the most common causes of car accidents include speeding, drunk driving, drowsy driving, and distracted driving. In most cases, determining fault for these types of accidents is a straightforward process. However, if a motorist has a medical condition that causes an accident, the process of determining liability becomes complicated. For example, if the… Read More

What Steps Should I Take If I Lose a Loved One in a Car Accident?

There is no question that car accidents can be extremely stressful and traumatic for the motorists involved, particularly when the accident causes extensive property damage and serious injuries. However, damage to the vehicle can often be repaired and injuries usually heal when treated properly. Losing a family member in a sudden accident is devastating. Although… Read More

How Will Schools Keep Returning Students Safe from COVID-19?

School has resumed for some students throughout the country, but as communities across Maryland and the nation work to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), this new school year looks notably different. For many students, remote learning is the new normal. Children who will be returning to the classroom may do so with… Read More

Substitute at Halethorpe Elementary Being Investigated for Sexual Abuse

The Baltimore County police are currently investigating a possible sexual abuse incident at Halethorpe Elementary School. This incident was reported on the evening of Feb. 11 by a student’s parent accusing a substitute teacher of assault on their child. The parent filed a report stating that a female substitute teacher abused at least one fourth… Read More

How is the Coronavirus Impacting Personal Injury Claims?

As the global pandemic continues to threaten the health and safety of millions of people around the world, many schools, businesses, and restaurants remain closed. To avoid exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), many people are staying home and going out only to pick up essential items, such as groceries and other household goods. However, even… Read More

How can Drivers Avoid Roundabout Car Accidents?

A roundabout, also known as a traffic circle, is a circular intersection that has a range of design features that improve the flow of traffic. Drivers travel around a center island in a counterclockwise direction and exit at the desired street based on whether they are turning left or right, going straight, or making a… Read More

What Causes Occupant Ejection in Car Accidents?

High-speed car accidents can cause serious injuries as a result of the force of impact. If any passengers were not wearing their seat belts, they can be thrown from the vehicle, which can cause devastating injuries and fatalities. Statistics show that passengers ejected from vehicles are three times more likely to suffer fatal injuries. In… Read More

How Can Drivers Avoid a Car Accident on the Highway?

Each year, there are roughly six million car accidents in the United States, which is an average of close to 16,500 collisions every day. Some of the most serious accidents, including multi-vehicle collisions and truck accidents, occur on major highways across the country. Driving on a busy highway can be a bit intimidating, particularly for… Read More

Can Widespread Adoption of Safety Technologies Cut Traffic Fatalities?

Car accidents cause over 36,000 fatalities, 2.5 million injuries, and a staggering $800 billion in economic costs each year in the United States. To address this issue and identify ways to reduce the number of traffic fatalities in this country, Consumer Reports conducted a study about the benefits of equipping all new vehicles with existing… Read More

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