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Blog Posts in August, 2015

  • Workers' Compensation vs. A Personal Injury Claim: Which Avenues Can I Pursue After an Auto Accident?

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, P.C. || 17-Aug-2015

    By: Matthew Tievsky Maryland, like the other states, has enacted a special set of laws to govern injuries that happen on the job. If you are working on the job and you are hurt because of the negligence of your employer or a co-worker, you cannot bring a regular lawsuit against the negligent party. Instead, you must file a workers' compensation claim. A workers' compensation claim is ...
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  • The Importance of "Permissive Use" in Auto Accident Lawsuits

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 12-Aug-2015

    By: Matthew Tievsky Generally, when we bring a claim on behalf of a client injured in an auto accident, we are dealing with the insurance company for the negligent driver who hit our client. But if the negligent driver was not covered by insurance for some reason, that makes it more difficult for us to collect money on behalf of our client. This is why it is important for us to verify that, if the ...
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  • How a Contingency Fee Works in an Accident Lawsuit

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 5-Aug-2015

    By: Matthew Tievsky Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C., like many personal injury law firms, works on a contingency fee. What does that mean, and what are the advantages? A "contingency" is something that might happen in the future. In our case, our fee is based on a contingency - which is winning the case. We only charge a fee if we obtain money on your behalf (either by ...
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