You should be eligible to file an uninsured motorist claim through your company. They'll cover your damages minus your deductible, and then they'll do the legwork on investigating recovery beyond that point.
If they find the person responsible, and recover their money, they should...View More
There are a number of criminal/serious traffic violations that could be in play here. If charged with one of these, then you may want to hire a lawyer to defend you on that front, as they can advise you on many options at that point, challenge any potential issues with the evidence against you, and...View More
Not sure this is an auto accident question. Also not knowing what type of business MERS Inc is, I would be unable to really tell what license they needed, and then if they in fact had the required licensing.
Accident was a fender-bender, but insurance company has not settled claim. Law suit was filed 2 weeks short of 3 year limitation. Medical claims in excess of $50k and punitive damages exceed the $100k insurance coverage. What is the potential risk? Should we hire another attorney?
Also, is this a Maryland claim? It is very rare to seek punitive damages in a Maryland auto accident claim, but that may derive from facts not apparent in the question. If there is an extreme degree of negligence on the part of the parent, i.e...View More
While turning into a parking lot, comming from a main throughfare, I encountered a vehicle departing the lot. My vehicle was heading North into the lot, and the other vehicle was headed North on the parking lot. While just entering the lot by about a few feet, the parking lot vehicle fail to let me... View More
I do not want to give a definitive answer to your question because I may be misinterpreting the description of how the loss happened. If you were in fact established in the "favored boulevard" or thoroughfare of the parking lot when the other vehicle effectively 'cut you off'...View More
I'm not sure the focus of this question. From what I think you might be asking, it would be difficult to prevail in such an action. You'd need to prove a causal connection between the actions (the things they did) and how they were somehow responsible for those 'things'...View More
This is an overly broad question, but that isn't to say no. In order to assert such a claim and hope to prevail you would somehow have to show a causal connection between the affair or some other illicit act that lead to the death. This sounds like a very sensitive matter, and follow up may...View More
The fact that you've made a U turn on a double yellow indicates that you've illegally crossed over a double yellow. I'm not certain there is any specific statute prohibiting U-turns on bridges, but it would make sense if there were such a statute.
It may not be advisable to settle the claim. Realize that for the most part your lawyer would not make any fee at all until the case settles, meaning that if the lawyer is telling you that it isn't a good idea/time to settle, that they are probably right.
I am familiar with the independent medical examiner that I am scheduled for in the next few weeks. I had found his previous testimony to be fraudulent and extremely biased for the attorneys representing my employer. I would like to video record the next examination to keep things unbiased. My... View More
While I have not heard of anyone video recording an IME, I have heard many times of hiring a nurse practitioner or other type of experienced professional to be there for these IMEs. That is typically acceptable, and sometimes takes your lawyer to put up a fight if there is opposition to it. Your...View More
This depends first on the extent of the injuries. The goal is to get back to work, and eventually back to a point known as "Maximum Medical Improvement" or MMI. This means that you are either back to where you were before the work injury occurred, or you're at the point where no...View More
My BF is a convicted felon. He assaulted me and I was so upset I said he robbed my friend and my mom & friend went along with it. I went to the station and didn't press charges. My mother gave a recorded statement and my friend & I have written statements. He now has a warrant..What do I do?
He needs to hire an attorney as soon as possible. As I'm sure you know these are very serious charges, and may also have collateral consequences if he is on parole or probation from the felony conviction.
An experienced lawyer will have the ability to navigate all aspects of this...View More
The question you ask seems more grounded in whether or not there is a valid contract for the sale, not necessarily the legality of the sale. If what you were selling was legal to sell, and you had proper ownership/title to the property, then any issues with the sale would not fall within the...View More
I specifically am interested in the time frame for establishing a court date. I received the citation on Dec. 19 but won't be returning to MD until Jan. 9. The officer that gave it to me couldn't tell me an exact time frame when I can expect a court date to be set and I'm wondering... View More
If the court has your current address, you should receive notice of the charges.
Depending on exactly what you've been charged with, you likely want to hire an attorney to defend you with this case. There are often subtle nuances with these laws, the searches, etc that may have the...View More
Many of the public court records will be available online at the Maryland judiciary case search website. However, if you want information actually in the file, you'll need to go to the clerk's office for the case in question.
If you've already been cited/charged then the statute of limitations would not apply. However, there is a possibility of having the ticket challenged for a lack of prosecution. The factors that go into the possibility of succeeding in this regard are varied. Contact a traffic lawyer in...View More
Misdemeanor traffic offenses that are in the "must appear" category typically carry a maximum penalty of 60 days in jail, a fine of $500 or both. Most lawyers will do what they can given your situation to minimize the penalties, and avoid jail time. Depending upon the status of your...View More
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