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  • What is Personal Injury Protection, and How Does it Affect My Auto Accident Lawsuit in Maryland?
    What is Personal Injury Protection, and How Does it Affect My Auto Accident Lawsuit in Maryland?

    By: Matthew Tievsky In Maryland, automobile insurers offer a form of insurance called "personal injury protection," or PIP. You have the option of purchasing PIP when you obtain your automobile ...

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  • In a Maryland Auto Accident, Is It Negligent to Break the Law?
    In a Maryland Auto Accident, Is It Negligent to Break the Law?

    By: Matthew Tievsky Any lawsuit in Maryland regarding an auto accident comes down to the question of "negligence": Did the Defendant fail to act as a reasonable person would? This can mean changing ...

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  • In Maryland, What Effect Does a Traffic Ticket Have on Your Auto Accident Personal Injury Case?
    In Maryland, What Effect Does a Traffic Ticket Have on Your Auto Accident Personal Injury Case?

    By: Matthew Tievsky In some of the auto accident cases that we handle in Maryland, the defendant whom we are suing received a ticket from a police officer, as a result of the collision. What effect ...

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  • What is a Concussion?
    What is a Concussion?

    By: Matthew Tievsky The word "concussion" has become particularly well-known in recent years (especially in the context of NFL football). What exactly is a concussion? A concussion is a type of ...

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  • How Long Do I Have to File an Auto Accident Claim in Maryland?
    How Long Do I Have to File an Auto Accident Claim in Maryland?

    By: Allan M. Siegel There are time limits on practically any lawsuit that you file in the United States, and in Maryland in particular. Such a time limit is called a "statute of limitations." In ...

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  • If You Don't Share the Road, It Could Prove Disastrous to Your Liberty and Financial Well-Being
    If You Don't Share the Road, It Could Prove Disastrous to Your Liberty and Financial Well-Being

    Authored by Joe Cammarata Often we hear the phrase, "Share the road," but it sometimes falls on deaf ears. If you do not heed this warning, and you cause injury to a pedestrian or a cyclist it can ...

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