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Low-Speed Rear End Collision – The Transfer of Force

September 17, 2019

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common car accident types in Maryland. Many rear-end crashes occur because of distracted drivers, speeding, tailgating, and alcohol impairment. Also, many rear-end...

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Minor Impact DOES NOT Mean Minor Injuries in a Maryland Auto Accident

September 12, 2019

Many insurance companies throughout the United States adopted specific guidelines for dealing with auto accidents that resulted in minor property damage. Unfortunately, these guidelines were for the sole benefit...

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What Are Common Airbag Injuries Sustained in Maryland Auto Accidents?

September 10, 2019

Airbags were developed as a safety measure to prevent or reduce the risk of injuries in automobile accidents. The NHTSA estimates that frontal airbags saved 44,869 lives from 1987...

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What Are The Common Seat Belt Injuries Sustained In Maryland Car Accidents?

September 5, 2019

Seat belts save lives according to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration). During 2016, the NHTSA estimates that 14,668 lives were saved because individuals were wearing seat belts...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act

September 3, 2019

The Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act is designed to provide medical care and wage benefits to injured employees in an efficient and timely manner. However, that is not always the...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Correctional Officers

August 29, 2019

Chapter 17: Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Correctional Officers Correctional officers are also entitled to a presumption of law related to certain health conditions, and as of October 1, 2018,...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Firefighters and EMTs

August 27, 2019

Chapter 16:  Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Firefighters and EMTs Firefighters and EMTs are also afforded certain benefits under Maryland’s Workers’ Compensation Act. The state recognizes that these public safety...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Police Officers

August 22, 2019

Chapter 15: Maryland Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Police Officers Maryland’s Workers Compensation Act provides special considerations for police officers. Police officers willingly place their lives at risk to protect...

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What is Third-Party Liability in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

August 20, 2019

Chapter 14:  What is Third-Party Liability in a Workers’ Compensation Claim? The short version: When a third-party (NOT your employer) causes your injury while you are in the course...

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