Alexandria, VA asked in Car Accidents for Maryland

Q: Can a estate be liable for personal injury negligence

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Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Yes, or the insurance policy of the decedent, if at fault. The state would typically be liable for acts of negligence up ybtil the moment of death.

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Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: You must act quickly to preserve your rights with respect to the estate. Generally there is a very short time frame within which to file a claim against the state.

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