Drinking & Passengering is Just as Stupid

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

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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What To Do After A Car Accident in Maryland

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 8 minutes

You have just been in a car accident. What do you do? Most people cannot answer this question. It isn’t something that happens all the time! We prepared this short guide to give you a step-by-step process to follow if you have been in a car accident. We cannot make it as if the accident…

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In a car accident with an underinsured motorist, be prepared for a fight

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Uninsured or underinsured Motorist coverage cases are some of the most heavily litigated personal injury car accident claims in Maryland. There was a trial this summer that exemplified this fact, and it caused quite a lot of internet buzz. It all started when a bad car accident killed a young woman in Maryland. The insurance…

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How to Settle Your Own Car Accident Case Without a Lawyer

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 10 minutes

Can you settle your own Maryland car accident case without hiring a personal injury lawyer? Yes, you can – IF . . . IF your case is smaller, and IF you have the right type of case, and IF a personal injury lawyer screens your case and tells you this is a reasonable approach, then you can…

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Enhanced Underinsured Motorist Insurance

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 8 minutes

(Updated for 2018) A new law just went into effect in Maryland which dramatically changes the way your car insurance works. But you have to know about it yourself, and choose it if you want it. This law will be of enormous benefit to you if you ever get into a car accident and find…

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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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