Being in a car accident can be shocking and confusing. Even a small fender-bender can be jarring, let alone a major crash involving several cars. In the immediate moments after an accident, you may be left stunned, wondering what actions you should take.
Police in Maryland are currently investigating the cause of a two-vehicle crash in Prince George's County. It has been reported that three individuals were injured in the wreck. Car accidents with injuries are nothing to take lightly, as these incidents can leave the victims hurting physically, financially and emotionally. Those injured in this particular wreck may be able to seek compensation for any losses that they have experienced as a result.
Rear-end auto collisions happen every day in Maryland and elsewhere across the country. While many of these car accidents are relatively minor in nature, even minor incidents can cause injuries that can be felt for a lifetime. Whiplash is said to be the most common injury following a rear-end crash, and the damages sustained from this type of injury can be debilitating.
In Maryland and elsewhere, automobile collisions may happen for any number of reasons. When they do, it is not uncommon for victims to question whether negligence played a part or if compensation may be sought for any associated losses. What qualifies as negligence in car accidents?
Operating a motor vehicle of any kind comes with a certain amount of risk. Drivers in Maryland and elsewhere need to be aware -- not only of what they are doing while behind the wheel, but of others with whom they share the road. Unfortunately, mistakes are made, car accidents happen and deaths and/or injuries often result.
Several people were transported for medical treatment following a recent crash in Maryland. This incident is said to have occurred a couple hours southeast of the Baltimore area on Sept. 5. Authorities take car accidents such as this one very seriously, and they are, undoubtedly, working diligently in order determine what led to this particular event.
A recent car crash in Maryland is believed responsible for the deaths of two women. It has also been reported that four other individuals suffered injuries in the collision. It is not uncommon for the victims and/or the surviving family members of those killed in such car accidents to question the events leading up to the wrecks. A full investigation into the cause of this particular crash is currently underway, which will serve to provide much needed answers to the victims and their loved ones.
When an accident occurs between an automobile and a bicycle, the cyclist will lose every single time. There is simply no protection great enough that can shield a cyclist from the force of impact which is imposed by an automobile. Unfortunately, there are far too many Maryland residents who have been on the losing side of auto-pedestrian car accidents, and the injuries they have suffered have left long-lasting physical and emotional scars.
Most drivers in Maryland have heard about the risks of distracted driving. Distracted driving continues to be a leading cause of car accidents despite safety campaigns and even laws limiting the use of cellphones behind the wheel. Unfortunately, a new study reports that distracted driving is still a significant safety hazard for teen drivers.
Drunk drivers cause horrible accidents every day in the United States. The unfortunate victims of these car accidents typically incur medical bills, vehicle repair or replacement costs, and time lost at work, among other expenses. In order to recover these sums, the injured parties can file a lawsuit against the drunk driver. Moreover, in forty-two states across America, the bar or restaurant that improperly served too much alcohol to the driver can also be held responsible for payment of the victim's damages. To date, Maryland remains one of the minority states that has not adopted this type of "dram shop" rule. A recent lawsuit argued before the Maryland Court of Appeals could change the current law.