Wrongful Death Claim: Are Siblings Eligible to File One?
Nothing adequately prepares you for the pain that comes with losing a loved one. In addition to dealing with grief, family members usually have to deal with the financial hardship accompanying the loss. In Parkville, wrongful death compensation helps offset some of the difficulty you have to deal with after the death of a loved […]
Are Autopsies Necessary in Maryland Wrongful Death Cases?
Death is the inevitable end for every human being. However, when your loved one dies in very strange and gruesome situations, your grief can be excruciating. If someone else’s negligence caused your family member’s death, you could pursue a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party. With your Maryland wrongful death attorney’s help, you can […]
What Do I Need to Know Before I File a Wrongful Death Claim?
If you lose a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, you may want to explore your legal options. Some survivors are eager to take legal action while others don’t think it will make a difference. Since an insurance claim or lawsuit won’t bring their loved one back, they question whether it is truly worth […]
Survival Action vs Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Losing a spouse, parent or child is always difficult. However, it can be even harder to handle when it results from someone else’s recklessness or negligence. Car accidents, fires, and workplace injuries are just some of the things that can result in loss of life. If you lost a loved one because of someone else’s […]
Limitations on Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Maryland
When families lose a loved one unexpectedly, they suffer emotionally, psychologically, and even financially. Having a parent, spouse, or child die because of illness is hard. However, it can be even more difficult to accept a death that’s caused by someone else’s negligence. Fortunately, for wrongful death lawsuits in Maryland, there is a wrongful death […]
Can Medical Malpractice Lead to a Wrongful Death Case?
Medical negligence and malpractice can lead to serious injuries and illnesses. Sometimes the damage done to the victim is so severe that it results in death. This is more common than you may think. Around a quarter of a million people die in the United States every year because of medical errors. This makes medical […]
Can an Assault Lead to a Wrongful Death Claim?
When you think about wrongful death, you may think about people who die in car accidents or following a workplace injury. However, residents of Maryland who lose loved ones to violence often wonder if they too have recourse. People accused of assault, murder, homicide, and other violent acts face the court under the state’s criminal […]
What’s Considered a Wrongful Death Case in Maryland?
Under the law in Maryland, survivors can sue the person responsible for their loved one’s death. This right is set out under Maryland’s Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 3-904. Families can seek compensation for the loss of their loved one because of another person or entity’s wrongful acts. A wrongful act is one for which […]
Maryland Wrongful Death Claims Process
It’s never an easy experience to lose a loved one, but that hardship can actually be more traumatic if family members or friends pass away due to another person’s negligent actions. Such egregious errors often leave the surviving family members wondering how it could all result in the death of their dear one. In situations […]
Maryland Fatal Car Accident Lawyer
Nothing frustrates more than losing a family member, or a breadwinner, to a fatal car accident. The pain is debilitating if this was the sole breadwinner, which means the family is left in a tough economic situation. If you, a loved one, or a friend were involved in a car accident, you could engage the […]
Valuation of a Wrongful Death Case in Maryland — What is My Claim Worth?
Money will not replace your loved one nor will money take away or ease your grief. However, the judicial system has no other way to compensate families when a loved one is killed through negligence or a wrongful act. Therefore, Maryland enacted wrongful death laws so that families could file claims against the party or […]
Common Causes of Tractor Trailer Accidents in Maryland
Motor vehicle accidents involving tractor-trailer trucks and other large trucks are extremely deadly and dangerous to the occupants of other vehicles. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of fatalities in crashes involving large trucks increased by 5.4 percent. In 2016, the fatalities caused by accidents involving large trucks took the lives of 4,317 individuals. Sadly, […]