Truck accidents are not only potentially very destructive, they may prove difficult to navigate for victims building a personal injury claim, especially when it comes to determining which party or parties hold liability for the accident in the first place. Like all accidents, it may take some time to sift through the evidence and build a strong case that one party or another holds liability, but truck accidents present a number of additional complications that consumer driver accidents generally do not involve.
Some people are under the incorrect impression that marijuana is now legal in Maryland. In fact, marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance in this state. While there have been reforms to the state laws in recent years, the average marijuana user could still face criminal charges in Maryland.
Maryland has two types of drunk driving charges. The first is a DUI. The second is a DWI. A DWI is actually less serious when you look at the descriptions of these charges.
Americans have a problem driving safely. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety notes that 37,461 people died in accidents in 2016 alone.
Recently, the leader of Baltimore's Gun Trace Task Force pleaded guilty to charges of corruption, including racketeering. In addition, he admitted to stealing dirt-bikes and reselling prescription drugs that were stolen during the 2015 riots.
The last thing you expected to happen was to walk out your door and come back home later with a severe injury. For most who suffer injuries, it's a shock and something they never expected.
Even if you plan carefully and intend to obey the law, DUI charges can happen. In some cases, you may receive criminal charges after an officer believes you exceeded the legal limit.
Over the course of the last century, the medical field has made leaps and bounds when it comes to treatment, technological advances and all-around patient care. Even with these advances, medical error is the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Heart disease and cancer take the top two places, respectively.
An indoor slip-and-fall accident can be every bit as serious as it sounds. When you fall to the ground without notice, there is always a chance that you could suffer a serious injury, but many people don't even have such a looming tragedy on their radar. Television shows tend to make such a fall seem humorous: Think of the classic banana peel gag.
When you place a loved one into a nursing home, you expect him or her to be treated as family. When you start to see bruising, more infections and illnesses than usual and other concerns, you begin to wonder if the facility is neglectful.