Beltsville, MD asked in Car Accidents for Maryland

Q: if i was a passenger in a vehicle hit by a drunk driver in the state of GA but I live in MD who should represent me?

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Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Phoenix, AZ

A: Talk to a personal injury lawyer in Georgia. You can also talk to a Maryland lawyer, but they may have to associate with a Georgia lawyer. I'd start with Georgia since that's where the accident happened and they'll know the Georgia system. Be well.

John M DeProspo agrees with this answer

Laura G. Zois
Laura G. Zois
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: If the Georgia defendant has car insurance, you have to start in Georgia because that is where you would have jurisdiction over the defendant. If the at-fault driver does not have insurance and the vehicle is insured in Maryland, you have an uninsured motorist claim in Maryland.

Ronald V. Miller Jr. agrees with this answer

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