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Blog Posts in January, 2014

  • Winter Driving Tips for Maryland Motorists

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 31-Jan-2014

    By: Allan Siegel This winter – and the Polar Vortex that accompanied it – has been a challenge for many throughout the country. Sub-freezing temperatures, snow, and ice can create many inconveniences and numerous hazards for motorists and pedestrians alike. Because bad weather and roadway conditions can prove devastating for motorists, local and state safety officials go to great ...
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  • New Maryland Law Takes Effect, Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Obtain Driver's License

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 21-Jan-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel On the first of this year, a new Maryland law permitting undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses went into effect. The measure, which was originally signed into law in May by Governor Martin O'Malley, creates a permanent two-tiered driver's license system. Under the law, illegal immigrants will be allowed to obtain a second-tier driver's license if ...
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  • What is the Doctrine of "Last Clear Chance" in Maryland?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 6-Jan-2014

    By: Matthew Tievsky In Maryland, to prove your case in an auto accident lawsuit, you must show that the defendant was negligent, i.e., that the defendant did something wrong to cause the accident. In turn, even if the defendant was negligent, the defendant can win by showing that you were also negligent. When a plaintiff is negligent, this is called "contributory negligence." If the ...
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