5 Ways to Avoid Medical Malpractice During Surgery
Personal Injury Lawyer Are you scheduled for surgery soon? If so, it’s important to understand how to prevent medical malpractice during your procedure. Even when surgeons and medical staff take the utmost care, mistakes can be made that can lead to serious injury or even death. To help you stay safe during your next surgery,... Read more »
Contributing Factors Of Rideshare Accidents
Rideshare apps, like Uber and Lyft, have increased dramatically in popularity the past several years. In fact, more than one-third of Americans use such rideshare apps and services. However, ridesharing being a useful way to get around, it doesn’t mean the dangers of an accident are not present. Rideshare accidents can and do happen, and... Read more »
The Path To Obtaining Financial Compensation In The Aftermath Of A Baltimore Automobile Accident: Phase I
During the last 25 years or so of handling automobile accident claims, I have found that a frequently and commonly asked question -perhaps the most common- is: “What are the next steps in this process?” And of course, it’s perfectly understandable that a person, who has just been injured in a Baltimore car accident might... Read more »
Personal Injury Examples
Personal Injury Lawyer If you or a loved one have experienced a traumatic event or accident and have suffered an injury, you may be entitled to compensation. Thankfully a personal injury lawyer can help you navigate the legal process while offering support, and wise counsel along the way. There are many different types of personal... Read more »
Where Is My Trial? What Time Is My Trial Starting?
I Attorney Eric T. Kirk often get last minute calls from personal injury clients who’ve misplaced the court notices I’ve sent to them. It’s understandable. As an accident and injury attorney practicing in Maryland, I routinely appear in the courts of this state for trial. An unfortunate injury victim, who may very well have no... Read more »
Do Baltimore Maryland Attorneys Accept Small Dollar Value Personal Injury Cases?
Often, I am Attorney Eric T. Kirk approached by clients that have a dispute with a business. Perhaps a used car broke down soon after it left the lot, and the dealer is refusing to repair it, or a hair salon is refusing to redo a botched dye job. I’ve also seen personal injury claims... Read more »
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 property damage number may mean the insurance company will refuse to pay you anything at all. Several years ago, 70 of the... Read more »
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 typically referred to as a “premises liability claim”. As attorney Eric T. Kirk will tell you, the outcome may depend... Read more »
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 such activity has taken place before, then he or she must take reasonable steps to ensure that it does not occur again. As attorney... Read more »
Can I Collect For My Mental Anguish Or Emotional Distress Or Injury From A Car Accident?
Of course if you sustain a serious physical injury due to the negligence of another, and there is accompanying emotional distress, recovery for that distress is not normally in question. What if there is no direct physical impact, just fright, fear, nervousness or the like that result from someone’s negligent conduct? “[I]n earlier times, courts... Read more »
Accidents on Railroad Property.
It goes without saying that everyone has the obligation to look and listen for a train before crossing a track. Experienced Baltimore personal injury lawyers Attorney Eric T. Kirk know that both the operator of the train, as well anyone crossing the rails, have the duty to use reasonable care to avoid an accident. But... Read more »
What If I Can’t Find The Person that Hit Me: The Hit and Run Accident
Experienced Baltimore personal injury lawyers have likely brought claims under 20-601 of the Transportation Code. If one is hit by an uninsured, disappearing or unidentified driver of a motor vehicle, and sustains an injury, a claim may be made against MAIF. As Attorney Eric T. Kirk will tell you, there are many pitfalls. The notice... Read more »