Q: What if both of you did something wrong in an accident - who is at fault?
A: Both. Unlike most states, Maryland does not employ comparative fault concepts.
A: Maryland (as well as the other two neighboring jurisdictions, D.C. and Virginia), is a contributory negligence state, which means that if an individual is even one percent at fault for an accident, then he or she is ineligible to recover any damages from an injury claim or civil case.
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