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drunk driving accidents

Alcohol makes your mind wanderTuesday, April 25, 2017

With all of the statistics that have come out about distracted driving, it's clear that having your mind wander while you drive can be very dangerous. Researchers believe that's just one part of what makes drunk driving so risky. They did a study and found that those who had been...Click here to read more

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premises liability

Steps to take following a Maryland slip-and-fall accidentMonday, April 17, 2017

Premises liability is a very touchy subject for property owners. Many either don't realize they are required to keep visitors to their property safe, or they simply forget it is law. Visitors to properties are also required to avoid dangerous situations as much as they can, within reason. Here are...Click here to read more

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car accidents

Teen crashes are more common in the summerMonday, April 17, 2017

As the summer draws closer, teens look forward to vacation. They get around 100 days off of school. They can hang out with their friends, spend time with their families, sleep in every morning, and enjoy a break from the repetition of the school schedule. Unfortunately, this means that too...Click here to read more

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pedestrian accidents

Are pedestrians at risk if they wear headphones?Monday, April 17, 2017

The days of carrying a boombox may be over, but people still like to listen to music on the go. In the age of smartphones, it's easy to just plug your headphones into your phone and listen to your favorite songs anywhere. Maybe you're walking from the parking garage to...Click here to read more

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motorcycle accidents

The importance of motorcycle safety in MarylandMonday, April 3, 2017

Motorcycle safety is vital to riders of all skill levels and other vehicle operators on the roads of Maryland. Motorcycle safety is not just the responsibility of the operators and passengers, but also every other person who drives in the state. Everyone can put a little extra emphasis on motorcycle...Click here to read more

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drunk driving accidents

Woman arrested after hitting pedestrian in deadly DUI crashMonday, March 20, 2017

A woman has been arrested by the Montgomery County Police Department. They claim she was the driver in a fatal hit-and-run accident that took the life of a man from Washington. According to the official statement from the authorities, the officers got a call around 2:30 in the morning,...Click here to read more

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car accidents

Teen passenger dies after morning accidentFriday, March 17, 2017

The Maryland State Police responded to a car accident in Churchville, Maryland, at Route 22 and Route 155. The wreck happened at about 7:45 in the morning, on a Thursday. One teenager was killed. He was riding in the front passenger seat, and he was just 15 years old....Click here to read more

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pedestrian accidents

Older adults and elevated pedestrian accident risksWednesday, March 15, 2017

Any pedestrian near a roadway is potentially at risk, but the statistics show that older adults may especially face dangers in these situations. One study looked at the injuries and fatalities in 2013, for example, and found that 19 percent of the fatal cases involved those who were 65 and...Click here to read more

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pedestrian accidents

Know what to look for when you are filing a compensation claimMonday, March 13, 2017

Injured pedestrians can face a very difficult battle in the days, weeks and months after the accident. These accidents usually include very serious injuries for the pedestrian. Those injuries can mean that you need medical care, rehabilitative care and other intensive care. The long road to recovery can be...Click here to read more

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car accidents

Pedestrian dies after being hit by a pickup truckThursday, March 2, 2017

A pedestrian in Maryland was tragically killed in a car accident. The crash is now being investigated by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office, though details are still scarce right now and, subsequently, charges have not been filed. Reports indicated that that is because the investigation is ongoing, leaving the door...Click here to read more

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motorcycle accidents

Do motorcycle helmets help or hurt?Wednesday, March 1, 2017

At first glance, it appears that motorcycle helmets would significantly help if a crash occurred, the same way a football helmet protects the player during a high-speed tackle. There's not much other protection on a motorcycle -- it's nothing like a car, which has crumple zones, a protective cage, airbags,...Click here to read more

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motorcycle accidents

Why do so many motorcyclists get hit?Monday, February 27, 2017

If you're a motorcyclist who was lucky enough to survive an accident with a vehicle, chances are good that you wondered, "How did the driver not see me?" Eyes may be the windows to our souls, but they are not cameras. Images are spotted by the eyes and processed by...Click here to read more

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premises liability

Homeowners' duty of care to prevent injury variesMonday, February 27, 2017

If you suffer an injury at someone's home due to a dangerous condition, such as falling due to a rotting step or being hit by a chandelier that wasn't properly attached, you may be able to take legal action against the homeowner. More likely, the homeowner's insurance policy will be...Click here to read more

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car accidents

Car flees from police, causes deadly accidentFriday, February 24, 2017

According to Maryland State Police, a driver fled from one of their officers in Howard County, ran a red light and caused a deadly crash. Police say the chain of events began when an officer spotted a Honda Accord doing 70 miles per hour in a 55-MPH zone. The officer...Click here to read more

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car accidents

1 dead in accident involving 3 dump trucksThursday, February 23, 2017

As traffic apparently came to stop for a congressional motorcade, a pileup occurred on I-70 westbound in Maryland. The accident happened at about 9 a.m. on Jan. 25, and pictures showed that at least one vehicle caught on fire. The police are still investigating, but they believe traffic stopped to...Click here to read more

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pedestrian accidents

Get help to deal with a pedestrian or cycling accidentWednesday, February 22, 2017

People in the U.S. are constantly being encouraged to walk or bike more -- both for the fitness benefits and to lower their carbon footprint. But walking and biking isn't just inconvenient, it can be downright dangerous. Traffic fatalities hit a seven-year high in 2015, and pedestrians and cyclists account...Click here to read more

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pedestrian accidents

Pedestrian crash percentages have been trending upMonday, February 20, 2017

Pedestrian accident stats, when looking at the raw numbers, have been roughly the same for years now. For example, in 2004, there were 4,675 deadly pedestrian crashes. The next year, it jumped to 4,892. Fast forward to 2013, and there were 4,735 deadly pedestrian accidents. However, what is perhaps more...Click here to read more

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