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Over the course of the last decade, I’ve published in excess of 700 articles in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, workers’ compensation and insurance disputes, generally. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, feel free to contact me to discuss the details of your case and learn how I can help.

The Path To Obtaining Financial Compensation In The Aftermath Of A Baltimore Automobile Accident: Phase III
In articles I and II in this series, I’ve explored what should happen in the immediate wake of an accident or personal injury-causing event. This culminating entry details the final phase when a...
Does the Insurance Company Use A Computer to Determine How Much I Get for my Personal Injury?
Many major insurance companies allow a computer to determine how much injury victims should collect. This may come as shock to many, but more than ten years ago, most insurance companies began using c...
Does The Amount Of Damage To My Car Effect The Value Of My Personal Injury Case?
It absolutely does. The insurance industry’s approach to cases in which the property damage is less than $1000 is explored in other guides. For the purposes of this discussion, note that a low p...
Low Speed Collision, No Property Damage, Insurance Denials and Denied Claims
The insurance industry created the argument years ago that low-speed collisions or accidents where the cars are not mangled cannot lead to significant injury, and have successfully...
Can I Recover Punitive Damages in a Car Accident Case?
In an extraordinary case, you may be able to recover damages beyond those awarded for your economic [lost wages, medical bills etc.] and non-economic [pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life etc...
Does a Pedestrian in a Crosswalk Have the Right of Way?
The drivers of motor vehicles on Maryland roadways have a duty to use ordinary care to prevent car accidents and injury to others, and those crossing Maryland streets owe a duty to use ordinary care f...
Slipped on Black Ice. Can You Sue for your Injuries?
I slipped on the ice. Can I sue? Does it matter if it was “black ice”? As discussed in other articles, Maryland employs the archaic doctrine of “contributory negligence” which...
Can I Sue A Landowner or Store Owner If I get Hurt on Their Property?
When one is injured on the property of another [ e.g in someone’s home or on their land, or in business premises like a story or theater] the claim for personal injury that may ensue is typicall...
What Is The Liability of a Landlord for Injuries ?
A landlord must take reasonable measures to ensure the safety of his or her tenants.If the landlord knew or should have appreciated the likelihood of crimes against tenants or their property because s...
Can I Recover Past or Future Lost Wages/Income in a Personal Injury Case?
I’m missing work. I lost my job. Can I recover my lost wages? What about future wages? These are all difficult and trying realities confronted by those injured in car accidents, or other persona...
Can I Recover for my Future Lost Wages in a Personal Injury Claim?
Past lost wages are generally a straightforward matter. In a serious personal injury action, though, the injured person’s future earnings must be considered. This occurs in two ways. If that inj...