What to Bring to a Personal Injury Consultation

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

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This post discusses what happens at your free consultation for your personal injury case. This post is also a list of things you should bring with you if you can. None of this is required, of course. All we really need to see is you. If you have the following information and can bring it…

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Road Map of a Personal Injury Case

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

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This post gives you a road map of the “usual” personal injury case. I wrote it to give my clients, and prospective clients, a good general outline of what to expect if you have a personal injury case because of a car accident or other negligent act.  Of course, not all personal injury cases follow…

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Liens in Personal Injury Cases

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

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If you are reading this, it usually means I asked you to because some entity has asserted a lien on the proceeds of your personal injury case.  This post will explain what liens are, how they affect your case, and what we can do about them. Call me to discuss it if we have not…

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Uninsured Motorist Claims

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

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If you buy car insurance in Maryland, you will likely purchase something called uninsured motorist coverage. Attorneys call it UM for short. You may see it abbreviated as “UM/UIM” on your car insurance declarations page. Almost nobody understands it when they buy it. State law sort of forces it on you. So, most people have…

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Depositions

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

If you are reading this, and you are one of my personal injury clients, chances are your deposition has been scheduled. Please read this over and call me if you have any questions. We are going to meet before your deposition to prepare for it. But you will be much better prepared for your deposition if…

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Trial Dates

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

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If you are reading this post, it is probably because we have received a trial date for your personal injury case. If I have a formal notice it is attached to the email I sent you. If it is coming later in the mail from the court, we will send it when we get it….

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Options for Resolving Your Personal Injury Case

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

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I usually ask clients to read this when we are ready to make a demand in their personal injury case. Usually, you will see this when you have finished medical treatment for your personal injuries. We still have to update your last few medical records, and get your last medical bills. That could take a…

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The Bankruptcy Classes

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Bankruptcy & Foreclosure | Reading Time: 3 minutes

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When you file for bankruptcy in Southern Maryland you need to take two classes. They can be done online or over the phone. There is a Credit Counseling Class that you take before you file. After you file, you need to complete the Debtor Education Class so your case will be closed with a discharge….

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Lawsuit Road Map

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

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If your personal injury case has not settled, and we have been forced to file suit, your case is in litigation. This post is designed to provide a road map of what to expect as your legal case moves forward. I will provide a brief outline of the litigation process and tell you what you…

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What to Expect In Your District Court Criminal Case

by blackfin | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 4 minutes

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This article explains what happens in a typical District Court case, and how you can prepare for it. Please read it over now so you will have an idea of where your case is headed and what to expect at your court dates. How Cases Begin  There are many different ways you can get charged…

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