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How Is Fault Determined In A Maryland Auto Accident Case?

Attorney Eric T. Kirk will tell you.

The rules of the road and general negligence principles are utilized.


In Maryland,  fault is going to be determined utilizing principles of general negligence and also the rules of the road. A judge or a jury would need to determine by a preponderance of the evidence that someone’s misconduct, either an act of negligence or a violation of one of the rules of the road caused or contributed to a motor vehicle accident and that someone was injured by that.

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