Tis the Season to Settle Personal Injury Cases

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

bag of money

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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Pool Party Liability

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

pool ladder

Tis the season for pool parties! Do you wonder what sort of liability you are taking on by having one? We recently had a reader ask about whether or not she needed a waiver of liability for a pool party she was planning. I decided to answer her question by creating this post explaining some…

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Personal Injury Due to Ice in Maryland? It’s Tough to Make That Case.

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

slip and fall

With the recent snows come the inevitable calls from Maryland residents who suffer a personal injury because they fell on snow or ice. Usually this occurs in a poorly maintained parking lot or walkway to a business. Unfortunately, Maryland law is largely (but not totally) against them. And this is true regardless of the negligence…

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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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