The Insurance Company Denied My Claim Saying it was an Emergency

Maryland drivers are charged with the obligation of using reasonable care to avoid car accidents, and generally for the safety of others when driving. However, the nature of that duty may change depending on the circumstances.

A driver faced with a sudden and real emergency situation, not a result of that driver's misconduct, is required only to use the care and caution that a reasonable driver would, under those exact circumstances.

Defense lawyers have successfully argued, that drivers, due to weather or other circumstances, are not responsible for car accidents that they caused. If a person has done what any reasonably cautious prudent person would due when confronted with an emergency, then they are not negligent, even though there was a car  accident.

If you've been injured, I'd be honored to personally meet with you to go through the specifics of your claim. This initial legal analysis and case opinion is a complimentary service I offer to my prospective clients. 

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