Every case is different. Settlements and verdicts in all cases depend on various factors and circumstances which are unique to each individual case. Past case results are not a guarantee or prediction of similar results in future cases.

Recent Posts in Car Accidents Category

87 results found. Viewing page 1 of 4. Go to page 1 2 3 4   Next

New Maryland Auto Insurance Law to Allow Enhanced Underinsured Motorist Coverage As Of July 1st

By: Allan M. Siegel As of July 1, 2018, a new auto insurance law will take effect in the state of Maryland. The law – Maryland Annotated Code Insurance § 19-509.1 – will allow for ...
Continue reading "New Maryland Auto Insurance Law to Allow Enhanced Underinsured Motorist Coverage As Of July 1st" »

Multiple Vehicles Involved in Crash on I-270 After Tractor-Trailer Spills Load, Leaves Scene

By: Allan M. Siegel Maryland State Police are looking for an unidentified tractor-trailer and its driver after it triggered an 18-vehicle pile-up Monday morning on Interstate 270 in Germantown. ...
Continue reading "Multiple Vehicles Involved in Crash on I-270 After Tractor-Trailer Spills Load, Leaves Scene" »

Two Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Struck & Killed on I-270 Due to Possible Violation of 'Move Over' Law

By: CSCS In December, 2017 Sander B. Cohen, 33, a deputy chief state fire marshal and a lieutenant with the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department, and Carlos Wolff, 36, a supervisory special agent in ...
Continue reading "Two Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Struck & Killed on I-270 Due to Possible Violation of 'Move Over' Law" »

After an Auto Accident, the First Rule is to Take Care of Your Health

By: Matthew Tievsky Too many times in automobile collision cases, we receive calls from potential clients who waited until days or even weeks after the collision to seek medical treatment. Sometimes ...
Continue reading "After an Auto Accident, the First Rule is to Take Care of Your Health" »

Congress Considers Bill to Allow 100,000 Self-Driving Cars on the Roads in the U.S.

By: Allan M. Siegel The U.S. House of Representatives is currently considering a federal bill that would permit up to 100,000 automated, self-driving cars to drive anywhere in the United States. Under ...
Continue reading "Congress Considers Bill to Allow 100,000 Self-Driving Cars on the Roads in the U.S." »

14-Year-Old Boy on Bike Killed by Car Crash, Driver Possibly was Drunk

By: Allan M. Siegel On January 28, 2017, 2 teenagers were hit by a car in Randallstown, Maryland. The 14-year-old on the bike was killed. The other teenager on the bike was seriously injured. Police ...
Continue reading "14-Year-Old Boy on Bike Killed by Car Crash, Driver Possibly was Drunk" »

Justice Department Accepts Plea Deal From Takata For Defrauding Consumers on Faulty Airbags

By: Allan M. Siegel Earlier this month, the United States Justice Department reached a deal with the Takata Corporation of Japan, which has agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud and pay $1 billion for ...
Continue reading "Justice Department Accepts Plea Deal From Takata For Defrauding Consumers on Faulty Airbags" »

Tanker Truck Ignites Fatal 55-Vehicle Pileup on Icy I-95 in Baltimore

By: Allan M. Siegel A fiery crash early Saturday morning in Baltimore resulted in a fatal 55-vehicle pileup, two deaths, and dozens of injured victims. According to officials from the Maryland ...
Continue reading "Tanker Truck Ignites Fatal 55-Vehicle Pileup on Icy I-95 in Baltimore" »

Chain Reaction Crash in Prince George's County Kills Boy, Critically Injures Woman

By: Allan M. Siegel A chain reaction crash in Prince George’s County on Interstate 95 killed a 13-year old boy and critically injured a Baltimore woman. According to Maryland state police, the ...
Continue reading "Chain Reaction Crash in Prince George's County Kills Boy, Critically Injures Woman" »

Chairman of Prince George's County Liquor Board Drives Drunk & Injures at least 2 People

By: Allan M. Siegel The head of Prince George’s County Liquor Board has been charged with Driving Under the Influence after a collision outside of MGM National Harbor Casino. Several witnesses ...
Continue reading "Chairman of Prince George's County Liquor Board Drives Drunk & Injures at least 2 People" »

Elder Care Provider Ordered to Pay $6.15 Million for D.C. Medicaid Fraud

By: Allan M. Siegel A federal D.C. judge recently ordered a Maryland-based home health care provider to pay more than $6.15 million for defrauding D.C. Medicaid. The healthcare fraud case was filed ...
Continue reading "Elder Care Provider Ordered to Pay $6.15 Million for D.C. Medicaid Fraud" »

In Maryland, Can I Recover My Lost Wages After a Car Accident?

By: William Atkinson Maryland law permits injured victims to recover wages that were lost because of a car accident caused by another’s carelessness. Injured victims may recover for lost ...
Continue reading "In Maryland, Can I Recover My Lost Wages After a Car Accident?" »

Maryland Now Holds Adult Hosts of Underage Drinking Parties Liable for Guest Injuries

By: Allan M. Siegel Maryland’s highest court has held adults who hold underage drinking parties can now be held civilly liable for the injuries of intoxicated guests. This would cover injuries ...
Continue reading "Maryland Now Holds Adult Hosts of Underage Drinking Parties Liable for Guest Injuries" »

First Self-Driving Car Fatality in the United States Occurs

By: Allan M. Siegel Tesla Motors is one of several car companies that is currently testing self-driving cars – although the technology still has not been perfected. Sadly, on May 7, 2016, the ...
Continue reading "First Self-Driving Car Fatality in the United States Occurs" »

Maryland State Trooper, 5 Others Injured in I-270 Crash in Montgomery County, MD

By: Allan M. Siegel A collision involving three vehicles injured 5 victims and a Maryland State Police trooper early Saturday morning in Montgomery County, Maryland. The crash occurred shortly before ...
Continue reading "Maryland State Trooper, 5 Others Injured in I-270 Crash in Montgomery County, MD" »

A Dozen Injured, Driver Cited in Montgomery County Metrobus Crash

By: Allan M. Siegel A crash involving a Metrobus, pick-up truck, and a tree in Silver Spring, Maryland Monday evening injured over a dozen people, local authorities report. The collision took place ...
Continue reading "A Dozen Injured, Driver Cited in Montgomery County Metrobus Crash" »

The Burden of Proof in an Auto Accident Case

By: Matthew Tievsky When a plaintiff sues a defendant for causing an auto accident, the plaintiff bears the burden of proof at trial. This means that the plaintiff is the person who has to provide ...
Continue reading "The Burden of Proof in an Auto Accident Case" »

District of Columbia Suspends New Driver Education Requirements Before They Take Effect

By: Allan M. Siegel The D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles has reversed course, and decided – for now, at least – not to put into effect a new regulation that was set to take effect on May ...
Continue reading "District of Columbia Suspends New Driver Education Requirements Before They Take Effect" »

The Injustice that Follows From Low Insurance Policy Limits

By: Matthew Tievsky At the beginning of March, the family of a Moneta, Virginia man who was killed by a drunk driver, settled their claim with the drunk driver for a mere $25,000 (before legal fees). ...
Continue reading "The Injustice that Follows From Low Insurance Policy Limits" »

10-Year-Old Boy on Bicycle Killed by Driver in Charles County, Maryland

By Allan M. Siegel A 10-year-old boy was killed last week after being struck in a designated crosswalk while riding his bike on Sunday, April 10. The boy was flown from the accident scene in Waldorf, ...
Continue reading "10-Year-Old Boy on Bicycle Killed by Driver in Charles County, Maryland" »

Montgomery County Valentine's Day Crash Leaves 1 Dead

By: Allan M. Siegel Police in Montgomery County are investigating a single-car crash that occurred on Valentine’s Day which tragically claimed the life of a Gaithersburg teenager. In a ...
Continue reading "Montgomery County Valentine's Day Crash Leaves 1 Dead" »

Why a Person's Driving Record Makes Little Difference in a Car Accident Lawsuit

By: Matthew Tievsky Every so often, we have a case in which our client is worried that their bad driving record is going to come back to haunt them. On the other hand, sometimes we learn that it was ...
Continue reading "Why a Person's Driving Record Makes Little Difference in a Car Accident Lawsuit" »

What Can I Recover for My Lost Wages in An Auto Accident Case?

By: Matthew Tievsky Car crashes cause injury, and injury can put you out of work for a period of time – even permanently, in a very serious accident. You may have to take time off due to pain, ...
Continue reading "What Can I Recover for My Lost Wages in An Auto Accident Case?" »

Tractor-Trailer/SUV Collision in Silver Spring Area Leaves 3 Injured

By: Allan M. Siegel A collision between an SUV and a tractor-trailer carrying mail for the U.S. Postal Service has left three people injured. The accident occurred this morning, November 30 th, at ...
Continue reading "Tractor-Trailer/SUV Collision in Silver Spring Area Leaves 3 Injured" »

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Imposes Biggest Civil Fine in its History Against Airbag Manufacturer

By: Matthew Tievsky Takata is a manufacturer of air bag inflators that does business with major automobile manufacturers, such as Toyota and Nissan. However, on November 3, 2015, a Department of ...
Continue reading "National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Imposes Biggest Civil Fine in its History Against Airbag Manufacturer" »
87 results found. Viewing page 1 of 4. Go to page 1 2 3 4   Next
Free Case Evaluation

Free Case Evaluation

Fill out the information below to request your consultation.

Send Information