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Legal assistance with Maryland truck accidents

Any person who has spent any amount of time on Maryland highways and interstates has likely encountered multiple tractor-trailers. While many drivers are well-trained professionals, truck accidents with catastrophic consequences are often traced back to a single moment of negligence or distraction. If you are a victim of such an accident, the attorneys at Joel L. Katz, LLC may be able to help.

Maryland car accidents: Bishop accused in drunk driving accident

The news is filled with tragic stories every single day. For example, reporters frequently provide details regarding deadly car accidents. Most of the headlines, however, do not involve a high-ranking church official who is accused of causing a fatal accident while under the influence of alcohol. One Maryland family is now left coping with the loss of their family member as a result of the accident.

Medical malpractice in Maryland -- when is a claim appropriate?

Millions of patients in Maryland and across the country seek medical treatment each year. These patients likely have faith that their medical care providers are well-trained, careful professionals who will do everything in their power to diagnose and treat their ailments. Unfortunately, mistakes happen, and these mistakes have the potential of causing significant damage. If the mistakes happen as a result of negligence, a medical malpractice lawsuit may be appropriate.

Maryland car accidents: Anne Arundel crash kills 2

There are many public service campaigns intent on educating the public on the potential dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol. In addition to these efforts, driver education courses also work to get the message out to the public. Even alcohol manufacturers encourage drivers to drink responsibly in order to avoid dangerous car accidents. Unfortunately, people continue to ignore these efforts, placing their lives, as well as the lives of innocent people, at risk. For example, it is believed that an accident in Anne Arundel that killed two people was the result of alcohol.

Maryland car accidents: fatality in U-turn related crash

There are many people who travel Maryland roadways who are, overall, safe drivers. They try to follow all traffic laws and avoid distractions while driving. Unfortunately, some car accidents are caused by some of the safest of drivers who slightly misjudge a turn or distance. While the mistake may be out of character, it can still have devastating consequences, sometimes resulting in a fatality. Police are still trying to work out all of the details associated with one man's death in a recent tragic accident.

Anne Arundel car accidents: Speed, negligence alleged in crash

There are many measures in place to keep users of Maryland roadways safe. Legislators work hard to ensure that laws protect drivers and appropriately punish those found guilty of traffic infractions. Additionally, motor vehicle manufacturers work diligently to ensure that vehicles have adequate safety features. Despite these measures, car accidents still happen, and lives may be lost. Unfortunately, one man was recently killed in Anne Arundel in a head-on collision.

Onboard medical malpractice has new litigation potential

Thousands of people choose to go on cruises each year, but, despite their positive aspects, some people in Maryland worry about what might happen if they are injured or become ill while at sea. Fortunately, many cruise companies now have onboard urgent care centers staffed with doctors and nurses. Another fortunate development is a recent ruling that provides legal recourse to those who suffer medical malpractice while on board a cruise ship.

Medical malpractice results in lifelong injuries

It is necessary for people in Maryland to undergo surgery for a variety of reasons. While patients are likely aware that there is some degree of risk in any surgery, they are hopeful that all things go as planned and that their condition is improved. They most likely do not expect that a surgery will result in more pain. One out-of-state woman claims that her surgery actually caused her more problems due to medical malpractice. A jury recently agreed.

Maryland car accidents: Woman injured when car crashes into store

As Christmas season and sales arrive, more and more people will be headed to the stores. Most would assume that they are relatively safe as they do so, but car accidents can happen at any time and at any place. For example, one woman in Maryland was seriously injured as she was entering a store.

Maryland car accidents: 5 killed in tragic car accident

Firefighters and other first responders see many things in the line of duty. In fact, many are likely accustomed to encountering tragic car accidents. However, some are describing a recent accident in Maryland as one of the most horrific ones to have taken place due to the number of fatalities.

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