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Maryland Court Discusses Admissibility of Medical Records in Recent Car Accident Case

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:32:06 PST

Earlier this month, an appellate court issued a written opinion in a Maryland car accident case requiring the court to discuss and interpret Maryland Rule of Evidence 5-703, dealing with the admissibility of expert witness testimony. Specifically, the court had to determine whether the plaintiff’s medical records that were relied upon by a defense expert […]

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Can Uber or Lyft Be Liable for a Maryland Accident Caused by a Driver?

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:28:20 PST

Taxis are a thing of the past. Or at least that is what companies like Uber and Lyft hope will soon be the case. Uber and Lyft are companies that have created similar applications that allow passengers to get picked up and delivered to their destination by non-employee, independent contractors who are then paid a […]

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Court Finds Transportation Department Not Liable for Misplaced Construction Barrel

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 09:02:00 PST

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a negligence case involving the alleged misplacement of a construction barrel by the state’s department of transportation. The case contains a discussion about the duties of a government to keep public roads safe, which is important for Maryland car accident victims who have […]

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The Importance of Notifying an Insurance Company of an Accident

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:41:21 PST

An insurance company can be a Maryland car accident victim’s best friend or worst enemy. While the stated purpose of insurance is to compensate a claimant for losses that occur due to a covered incident, in practice, insurance companies view most claims with an eye toward denial. This is because insurance companies are for-profit companies […]

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Appellate Court Reinstates Plaintiff’s Case After Finding Lower Court’s Evidentiary Ruling Was Improper

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:15:43 PST

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a car accident case requiring the court to determine if the lower court was proper in precluding the plaintiff from cross-examining an eyewitness to the accident. The case is important to Maryland car accident victims because the rule of evidence at issue in […]

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Court Affirms Majority of Jury’s Verdict But Reverses Part Based on Speculative Evidence

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:43:39 PST

Earlier this month, an appellate court in Florida issued a written opinion in a personal injury case that illustrates an important concept in Maryland car accident cases. The case presented the court with the opportunity to discuss which level of proof is sufficient to support a jury’s award of compensation to an accident victim. Ultimately, […]

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Court Determines Jury Was Permitted to Find Witness Testimony Speculative When Failing to Award Plaintiff Future Medical Expenses

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 12:36:47 PST

Earlier last month, an appellate court issued a written opinion in a personal injury case illustrating the importance of expert witness selection and preparation in Maryland car accident cases involving disputed medical evidence. The court ultimately concluded that the jury was acting within its purview when it found that the testimony of the plaintiff’s expert […]

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Innocent Victims of High-Speed Chase Permitted to Proceed with Case Against Sheriff’s Department

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 09:08:48 PST

Earlier this month, an appellate court in Georgia issued a written opinion in a car accident case that presents interesting issues for motorists who have been injured in a Maryland car accident due to the negligence of a police officer or another government official. The case required the court to determine if an accident victim’s […]

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Court Reverses Car Accident Plaintiff’s Summary Judgment Award Regarding Future Medical Expenses

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:35:44 PST

Earlier this month, an appellate court in Montana issued a written opinion in a personal injury case dealing with a plaintiff’s pre-trial motion for summary judgment on the issue of whether her future medical care was causally related to the car accident. The case is instructive to Maryland car accident victims because it shows the […]

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Car Accident Victim’s Claim Against Insurance Company Dismissed Based on Untimely Filed Notice of Claim

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 07:31:30 PST

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a personal injury case illustrating the difficulties that Maryland car accident victims may encounter when trying to file a claim against their own insurance policy’s underinsured motorist provision. The case required the court to determine if the plaintiff’s untimely notice of claim violated […]

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