New Maryland Laws Effective Today

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 5 minutes

If it’s October, you can bet Maryland has some new laws. October 1 is when most new Maryland laws take effect. As per usual, we have the rundown of the new Maryland laws that are likely to affect you the most. Share this with friends and family. Everyone should know this stuff. Rear Facing Child...

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Punitive Damages in Maryland Personal Injury Cases – Can You Get That?

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

In a recent personal injury case in another state, a jury awarded $7 billion (yes, that is with a “b”) in punitive damages to the family of a lady who was murdered by her cable repairman. This award was on top of $375 million in actual compensatory damages for the personal injury case. Could something...

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What Happens in Maryland if Roe v. Wade is overturned?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Legal Comment | Reading Time: 13 minutes

NOTE & UPDATE: This article was originally published on October 26, 2021, right before the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the case that would eventually overturn Roe v. Wade. We predicted the court would overturn Roe. We were right. Today, the court did overturn Roe v. Wade. So, what does that mean in Maryland?...

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For Maryland Car Accident & Personal Injury Cases, Contrib is Still the Law

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

Maryland’s highest court recently decided a personal injury case, and they refused the opportunity to do away with contributory negligence, a defense often used in automobile accident cases and other personal injury claims. Therefore, if you get into a car accident in Maryland, you will still have to worry about the issue of contributory negligence...

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Your Lawyer Will Be A Robot One Day

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Laughing @ Lawyers | Reading Time: 4 minutes

If you think replacing lawyers with robots is a good idea (there are about a million lawyer jokes that come to mind when I write that), you may be in luck. A new report by a tech consulting firm says that within 15 years, robots will replace most lawyers. This is due to advances in...

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What About Maryland’s Speed Camera Law?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in DUI/DWI & Criminal Law | Reading Time: 5 minutes

How does Maryland’s speed camera law work?  Are speed cameras legal in Maryland?  Can you challenge speed camera tickets? Like it or not, speed cameras are a reality. And they are making a LOT of money for state and local government, so they aren’t going anywhere soon. If you drive, you need to read this...

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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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