The disappearing motorist

Experienced Maryland car accident lawyers have likely seen a situation where the identify of an at fault driver is known, but they cannot be served with process for a court case, and it is unknown whether their car was insured. It has been suggested that such a claim should be a cognizable uninsured motorist claim [Andrew Jancitto, Maryland Motor Vehicle Insurance, 2d, 1999]. The seasoned Maryland car accident lawyer would argue that since a claim could be made against MAIF [i.e. where the driver cannot be found, and the car was uninsured, or despite all reasonable efforts, it cannot now ascertain if their car was insured] than an uninsured motorist claim could likewise have been made.
 

Black ice and personal injury lawsuits.

The American Meteorological Society tells us black ice is “a popular alternative for glaze. A thin sheet of ice, relatively dark in appearance, may form when light rain or drizzle falls on a road surface that is...

Property damage in personal injury lawsuits

The notion that there is a correlation between the dollar amount of property damage in a motor vehicle accident, and the severity of a personal injury has some logical appeal. If a car’s front end is smashed in, then the occupants would seem...
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