They put used parts in my car.Can they Do That?

Although it's not directly related to the value of the injury component of a personal claim, Baltimore personal injury lawyers know the amount an injury victim gets for the damage to their vehicle is certainly a component of the overall value of the claim. We discuss in other chapters some of the issues involved [e.g. a diminished value claim]  It is permissible for a repair facility to use second hand parts, and many do. 

Did you know that if an insurer uses second hand 'aftermarket' parts, you are entitled to a copy of the warranty for those parts? 

Many personal injury lawyers in Baltimore are don't handle property damage only claims. I evaluate those claims on a case by case basis, and, if it make financial sense for the involved parties, handle the case. I always provide guidance for my injury client's property damage recovery on  request, as an ancillary service to them, at no cost.  

Can I Switch Lawyers?

The answer is yes. Lawyers are no different in this respect than any other profession. If you were not happy with the work that an auto mechanic was doing on your car -you would find a different mechanic. If you were not happy with the work your...

Is My Car Accident Captured on Film By A Surveillance Camera?

The factual details surrounding a car accident are obviously important. The sequence of events, the timing, the “how” and “why” of the occurrence determines who is responsible for the accident. In Maryland, causation looms...

Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury claims can be thought of as falling into three broad categories. Perhaps the most common are those resulting from negligence. An example would be the careless operation of a car leading to an accident causing injury. Claims may also arise from intentional misconduct like an assault causing injury. A narrow class of claims -called strict liability actions- arise even where the is no wrongful conduct.

What is Mediation in a Personal Injury Case?

Mediation is a process that allows parties in a personal injury lawsuit to resolve the case short of going to trial. Many states have gone to a mandatory mediation process in every case. Maryland courts refer the parties to mediation as a matter of...

What is Involved in Litigation?

Litigation is quite simply going to court. When attempts at reaching an amicable settlement of a case have failed, the filing of a lawsuit is the next step in the process. Statistics show us that most cases settle prior to the filing of a lawsuit....

What are some common injuries from a car accident?

  I represented hundreds of people over the years who have suffered with these typical accident related injuries.  Whiplash Cervical and Lumbar Strains and Sprains Pinched Nerve or Herniated Disc Concussion

What Kind of Lawyer Should I Hire?

When it comes to the decision on “what type of attorney to hire”, I would simply suggest that the analysis used is the same as that used when hiring any other type of professional. The bottom line is that you are going...
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