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

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

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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…

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How to Settle Your Own Car Accident Case Without a Lawyer

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 9 minutes

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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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Rental Cars After A Car Accident

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

A vehicle that runs is almost a necessity if you live in Southern Maryland. Being without a car means you cannot go to work, buy groceries, or do any of the 1000 things you must do simply to live in Southern Maryland. We aren’t in the city, so there isn’t much you can just walk…

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About Property Damage Claims

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 7 minutes

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This post explains how property damage claims are handled in a Maryland car accident case. We will explain what is covered, what is not, and how to protect yourself during this process The at-fault driver (really their insurance company) has to pay for damages to your property, just like they have to pay for your…

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Tis the Season to Settle Personal Injury Cases

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

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I don’t fully know why, but this time of year is the best time all year to settle personal injury cases.  The insurance adjusters who will sit on a case for months without movement will suddenly call you in December and throw money at you.  They don’t jerk you around.  They put real value on…

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About Maryland Car Insurance

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

car insurance

Who pays for your damages in a car accident case, or other personal injury case? Most people know an insurance company is footing the bill. Our society has evolved in such a way as to require car insurance for almost everything we do. The number one way that will affect you is with car insurance….

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Six Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Car Accident Case

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Personal Injury | Reading Time: 12 minutes

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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: 7 minutes

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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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Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety

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

pedestrian hit by a car

Here in Southern Maryland we have some wonderful hiking and biking trails.  But once you get off these trails or out of your neighborhood you may find yourself either riding or walking along a road that is being used by motorists as if it were an interstate highway! People drive fast and reckless around here!…

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Leaving the Scene of a Car Accident = Big Trouble

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

Two recent news stories put an interesting twist on the issue of people who left the scene of a car accident. Everyone knows leaving the scene of a car accident, especially when someone suffers a personal injury, is a big, big no-no. But do you know the penalties? Do you know what your legal duties…

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