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Maryland woman cited for negligence after driving into a home

People get hurt every day. Some of the actions behind the injury are the injured person's own fault. Lack of attention or sheer accident can lead to bumps and bruises and sometimes a trip to the emergency room. Other times,  these accidents are the result of the negligence of someone else. When a Maryland resident is seriously hurt by the actions of another, the outcome can be traumatic and expensive for the victim and their family.

Maryland accident leads to serious injury for three local teens

Teenagers taking to the roads have many more distractions to keep their eyes and concentration off of the task at hand. Even so, many experienced drivers also are plagued with the same distractions that can lead to fatal mistakes. Three Maryland juveniles suffered serious injury after a car accident when a driver failed to yield the right of way.

Woman sues for personal injury in botulism case

A woman is suing a gas station after contracting botulism. She claims that her symptoms started after she consumed tortilla chips and the store's own nacho cheese sauce. She and her partner believe that the cheese sauce was contaminated, causing her to become sick with the rare form of food poisoning. While botulism is fortunately not a common illness, personal injury cases from bad food happen every year in Maryland.

Maryland drivers who injure others could be sued for negligence

With the hustle and bustle of everyday life combined with the congestion on some of Maryland's highways and main routes, car accidents are bound to crop up. Accidents that happen due to driver error or unforeseen, unavoidable circumstances are still upsetting, but are less likely to result in serious injury or death. When an accident is due to negligence and the operator is driving aggressively, the outcome, should an accident occur, can be far more severe.

Negligence cited in fatal Maryland car accident

Getting into the car with a friend is often never given a second thought. Placing one's life in the hands of someone we have known for years or someone we have just met but made that special connection with causes many to let their guard down. When negligence, alcohol and fast cars are added into the mix, the results can be devastating and deadly.

Officer cited in personal injury accident in Maryland

Emergency services are in place to protect citizens and attend to community members in a time of need. Sirens, lights and car markings set Maryland emergency responder vehicles apart from other commuter vehicles on the road. When emergency responders are on their way in response to a call for help, most other drivers on the road heed the right away and stop. Sometimes, with windows rolled up and obstructions from signs and other larger vehicles, seeing and hearing oncoming emergency responders and vehicles can be difficult. With high speed from the emergency vehicle and unsuspecting motorists, an accident can occur and often leave motorists and their passengers suffering from personal injury

Serious injury after Maryland car accident

Maryland is a busy hub for commercial and business transportation activities. With two major cities within an hour of each other, the highways and byways are usually bustling with motor vehicle activity. Recently, a man was fatally injured and his passenger suffered serious injury when a truck struck their vehicle while passing through a busy intersection.

Social media in Maryland and personal injury

Social media and the access to millions of people with the click of a button has transformed the way the world works and communicates. From global companies to local Maryland elementary schools, the use of social media and other platforms has become the new way of connecting with others. Unfortunately, with the access by so many to such a broad and often unfiltered means of communicating, the ability by those who have malicious intent to reach and cause personal injury to others, whether directly or indirectly, has reached epic proportions.

Flying ice from vehicles in Maryland lead to personal injury

Most Marylander's thought they had escaped winters snowy clutch, but a nor'easter dropped roughly 10 inches of snow on much of the state on March 14. Children basked in snow angels and snowball fights, delighted in sleigh riding and indulged in hot chocolate. Those brave enough or seriously determined, chipped ice off windshields and shoveled snow from driveways and curb sides preparing to navigate the roadways. Some motorists, however, hopped in the car and headed out, not realizing what dangerous and probable personal injury projectiles they could be driving with.

Recent Maryland car accident

There are a multitude of traffic laws -- from obeying stop and posted speed limit signs to staying in the correct lane of traffic -- that are intended to keep Maryland residents safe . While some motorists may, from time to time, be tempted to ignore a law or two, some laws, if broken -- especially laws surrounding the use of alcohol and speed-- may lead directly to another person's death. For example, one motorist who was allegedly driving drunk and speeding was involved in a car accident that took the life of a child.

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