Drinking & Passengering is Just as Stupid

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 3 minutes

An auto accident scene.

As Labor Day approaches, it is good to be reminded about the dangers of drinking and driving. We all know that drinking and driving is stupid. Besides getting busted by Johnny Law, you also risk having a car accident and getting stuck with all those medical bills yourself. You can’t sue for personal injury in...

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Be a Safer Driver! Rules of the Road You Don’t Remember

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 6 minutes

Did you know that a car accident happens about every 5 seconds? And somebody suffers a personal injury from a car accident every 10 seconds? And worse yet, somebody is killed due to wrongful death in a car accident every 14 minutes! Those are staggering numbers. And we should all do everything we can do...

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Can A Child Sue A Parent For Personal Injury?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 2 minutes

You might think it would be outrageous for a child to sue their own parent – or a husband to sue his wife – for negligence in a car accident. But yes, a family member can sue another family member for negligence in Maryland. When I explain, you will see how this makes sense. Maryland...

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Pool Party Liability

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 5 minutes

Tis the season for pool parties! They should be fun and not stressful. But some people worry about bad things happening. After all, a pool is a very dangerous thing to have in your home (statistically more dangerous than a gun. Did you know that?) Do you wonder what sort of liability you are taking...

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Six Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Car Accident Case

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 13 minutes

Sometimes, it is better to know what NOT to do before you find out what to do! This post will explain 6 things you can do that will ruin your Maryland Car Accident case. For more on what you SHOULD do after an accident case, click here. Now is the time you could make some...

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Trials and Trial Preparation

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 5 minutes

If you are reading this, you have a trial coming up in your personal injury case. This post explains how I want you to prepare for your trial. Everything in here is written for personal injury cases, but it applies to any type of trial. We will meet to prepare. Trial prep is not something you...

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Defense Medical Examinations

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 5 minutes

In personal injury cases that go to litigation the insurance company will often schedule you for an medical exam – known as a DME or Defense Medical Exam. This post will explain what an DME is and how you should prepare for it. You can review it several times if you need to – including the...

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Interrogatories

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 5 minutes

If you are reading this post, you have probably received a letter or email from me with a document attached called Interrogatories. This happens in every personal injury case – and almost every other lawsuit of any kind. Please read this post over and call me if you have any questions. My staff will be...

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Medical Care after a Car Accident – How do I pay for it?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 5 minutes

Your primary concern after suffering any sort of personal injury should be getting quality medical care and getting well. Believe it or not, this can actually be fairly difficult. Why? Because our health insurance system, and the laws governing it, are a hot mess! The doctors are getting jerked around by the insurance companies. The...

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Medical Care – What do I tell my doctor?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 4 minutes

This post explains how to get medical care after a personal injury, and what to tell your doctor. In a nutshell, I want to give you two commandments when going to see your doctor. Be accurate & honest when describing what happened and how you feel. Be thorough & complete when describing how you feel...

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