Easton, MD asked in Car Accidents for Maryland

Q: As a local Government business, are we required to file a police report for every incident no matter the extent.

In our company vehicle, even if a minor event where we pay for damages out of pocket, are ew required to file a police report? I would like the actual location I can find this for proof.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Maryland attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. Until you are able to discuss meaningfully with a local attorney in your state, reporting requirements for motor vehicle accidents are often governed by state agencies, such as departments of motor vehicles. These reporting thresholds can be triggered by injuries resulting from an accident, or property damage that reaches a certain dollar figure. This can vary from state to state. But employers could impose their own reporting requirements in their standard operating procedures. In terms of paying out-of-pocket, I can't speak for such a policy - commercial or public vehicles are generally insured in some manner. What I have stated are generalities - a Maryland attorney should really advise you here. Good luck

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