A car accident which left one individual seriously injured occurred recently. The hit-and-run accident occurred in Baltimore in the early hours of New Year’s Day, Baltimore police say, and resulted in the victim suffering several serious injuries, including a brain injury. When Maryland individuals suffer serious injuries as a result of others’ negligence, they are typically entitled to file a personal injury suit against the responsible party or parties.
The accident occurred around 4 a.m. when a 62-year-old man was leaving the Horseshoe Casino in downtown Baltimore. The man was leaving the casino to go across the street to get some coffee, family members say. A car struck the man then left the scene of the accident.
The man suffered serious injuries to his arm, spine and head. It is currently unknown whether his spine or brain injuries will have lifelong implications on his health, as he has been in a medically induced coma since the day of the accident. The man’s progress is still being evaluated and re-evaluated each day.
When an individual suffers a serious brain injury, the effects of the injury can be life-changing, if not catastrophic or, sometimes, even fatal. When a Maryland resident suffers a brain injury that was due to the negligence of another individual, an experienced personal injury lawyer can help investigate the accident and review the facts and circumstances and decide upon an appropriate course of action. In so doing, the attorney can help the victim achieve a monetary award to cover all applicable documented losses.
Source: wbaltv.com, “City police seek driver from hit-and-run outside Horseshoe Casino“, Kai Reed, Jan. 24, 2016