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  • Partner Allan M. Siegel Wins Top 10 Client Satisfaction Award
    Partner Allan M. Siegel Wins Top 10 Client Satisfaction Award

    Partner Allan Siegel has been a dedicated member of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel P.C., for the past twenty years. He has a proven reputation of fighting passionately on behalf of his clients ...

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  • Motorcycle Crashes in Maryland Claim Four Lives in Four Days
    Motorcycle Crashes in Maryland Claim Four Lives in Four Days

    By: Allan M. Siegel It is well known that motorcycle riders face some of the highest risks of accidents, injuries, and fatalities of anyone on the road. Still, when multiple motorcycle accidents claim ...

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  • What Effect Does Health Insurance Have on The Value of Auto Accident Claims in Maryland?
    What Effect Does Health Insurance Have on The Value of Auto Accident Claims in Maryland?

    By: Matthew Tievsky The short answer is: nothing. The value of your claim doesn't go down at all when you use your health insurance. Maryland follows the "collateral source rule." This means that if ...

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  • In New Decision, Maryland Court of Appeals Protects the Rights of Seriously Injured Auto Accident Victims
    In New Decision, Maryland Court of Appeals Protects the Rights of Seriously Injured Auto Accident Victims

    By: Matthew Tievsky Victims of negligence in auto accidents won an important victory before Maryland's high court, the Court of Appeals, in the recent decision of Brethren Mutual Insurance Company v. ...

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  • Maryland High Court Limits the Right to Explain
    Maryland High Court Limits the Right to Explain "Underinsured Motorist" Coverage to the Jury in an Auto Accident Case

    By: Matthew Tievsky "Underinsured motorist" (UIM) coverage is a type of insurance that protects you in the event that you are hurt by a person who doesn't have enough insurance to compensate you. For ...

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