Maryland Accident Insurance Policy Limits Information

October 3, 2011 by  
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According to a new Maryland law that took effect October 1, insurance companies can now be required to disclose the policy limits of coverage provided as a result of a Maryland automobile accident prior to a lawsuit being filed. However, there are specific steps that a Maryland lawyer must take to obtain this policy limits information. Read more

Maryland Bus Accidents and Truck Accidents May Be Reduced by Phone Ban for Commercial Drivers

September 21, 2011 by  
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is calling for a nationwide ban on the use of cell phones and other handheld devices by commercial drivers. Such regulations could help reduce the number of serious injuries sustained from truck accidents or bus accidents in Maryland and throughout the United States. Read more

Maryland Pedestrian Accidents:
Dangers of Texting and Mobile Phone Use

September 16, 2011 by  
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A new study suggests that using your iPhone, Droid or other mobile phone to listen to music or send out text messages while crossing the street may increase the risk of getting hit by a car and suffering a serious injury from a Maryland pedestrian accident. Read more

Police Making Effort to Reduce Maryland Auto Accident Injuries in August

August 11, 2011 by  
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Maryland law enforcement agencies are stepping up traffic enforcement patrols until Labor Day, from increased sobriety checkpoints to more aggressive enforcement of seat belt use. The additional efforts are being made in an attempt to reduce the number of Maryland auto accidents this month throughout the state. Read more

Car Crash Risk Increases With Even One Glass of Alcohol According to Recent Research

August 2, 2011 by  
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Even one glass of beer raises your chances of being seriously injured in a car crash accident by more than a third, according to a new study. Read more

Distracted Driving Could Account for Up to 30% of Auto Accidents

July 18, 2011 by  
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According to the findings of a new study, more than a quarter of all auto accidents are likely caused by distracted drivers, who are often using cell phones and other electronic devices. Read more

Car Accident Litigation is a Driving Force in Auto Safety Improvements

June 27, 2011 by  
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The number of traffic accident deaths have dropped to their lowest level in more than 50 years, despite increased use of automobiles. Car accident litigation should be recognized as one of the important factors in making cars in America safer, and consumers should fight attempts to curtail their right to pursue lawsuits over unsafe motor vehicles or other products. Read more

Click It or Ticket Seat Belt Enforcement Drive Targets Young Men in 2011

May 26, 2011 by  
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Law enforcement agencies nationwide have begun the annual Click It or Ticket campaign of heightened seat belt enforcement, in hopes of increase seat belt use and reducing the number of auto accident injuries in Maryland and nationwide. Read more

Work Injury Rates Among Older Americans Rising

May 10, 2011 by  
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According to newly released government data, on-the-job accidents and work injuries are on the rise among older workers. Read more

Chronic Pain After a Car Accident Injury

March 25, 2011 by  
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During a typical car accident, the human body is moved suddenly inside the vehicle, which commonly results in soft-tissue injuries from damage to the muscles, ligaments or tendons of the body. In most cases, after physical therapy or other car accident injury treatment, individuals are able to make a full recovery. However, in some cases chronic pain from a car accident injury may continue to impact a person for the rest of their life. Read more

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