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What happens when a negligent driver dies in a car accident?

When Baltimore residents encounter serious problems in their life, they often need somewhere to turn for help. That can be easier said than done, however, as it may not always be clear where individuals can get that help or recourse.

Baltimore residents: get an advocate on your side after a crash

When a Baltimore resident is injured at the hands of another person, one of the most important things, other than regaining one's health to the extent possible, is to hold the other individual accountable for the incident. Whether the other person acted intentionally or negligently, the law holds that person responsible for the injuries he or she causes. Specifically, the injured person can obtain accountability by bringing a personal injury lawsuit against the other individual, which can result in an award of damages to the injured party.

Who can be held responsible for a negligent driver's actions?

Last week, this blog discussed how the factual issues can be more complex when a number of different individuals are involved in a car accident. While it was pointed out that more is not always merrier in these situations, this is not always true when it comes to an auto accident.

13 individuals injured in Maryland car accident

When Baltimore residents encounter unique situations, they may be confused or intimidated at first as to how to proceed with the new situation. Inevitably, however, individuals often fall back on skills and knowledge they have previously acquired in order to deal with the unique situation.

Car accident critically injures 9-year-old, hurts three others

Drivers in Baltimore need to be aware of other vehicles on the road and various hazards at all times to avoid a car accident. With any kind of auto accident, there is always the chance that serious injury will result. These types of accidents are made worse for the victims when there is a child involved in the crash. No matter the cause of the accident whether it's negligence, misfortune or drunk driving, it's imperative that those who suffered damages be aware of their rights.

18-year-old man dies after being struck by two cars

It can be difficult for Baltimore residents to read about tragic accidents that severely injure or kill other individuals. Of course, the matter becomes much more tragic when a person's friends or family members are the ones who are injured.

After months of doctor care, injured trooper returns to work

A central part of many Baltimore area residents' lives is their job. Individuals depend on having a steady source of income from their job in order to provide for themselves and their family, and earn a living. Accordingly, when individuals are not able to work for extended periods of time, it can cause a hardship on their finances, with devastating results to follow if they cannot make up that lost income.

Fatal crash in Maryland still under investigation

When a traumatic incident occurs, it's natural for people to want answers as to why the incident happened. But it can often take some time to get to determine why an accident occurred, particularly if the cause of the incident is not completely obvious. Especially following an auto accident, it can take time and effort to figure out why the car collision occurred.

Man injured after drunk driver hits him and 4 parked cars

When Maryland drivers do not take their responsibilities on the road seriously, it can have devastating consequences to others. Inattentive driving, careless decisions or texting while driving are just the tip of the iceberg in the types of decisions that can lead to accidents causing serious injury to others on the road.

Head-on collision in Maryland leaves one dead, others injured

Many Maryland drivers are aware of the need to be defensive drivers. No matter how safe someone drives themselves, they are always subject to the unsafe driving of others on the road.

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