After a tragic incident occurs in a person's life, Baltimore residents can be left searching for answers. A simple car accident, for example, can fundamentally alter a person's life when serious injury or death results from the crash.
There is nothing worse for Maryland residents than losing a loved one. As discussed previously in this blog, when an unexpected incident claims the life of a loved one, surviving family members may have a cause of action they can bring against the person responsible for the incident. If successful, family members can obtain damages in the lawsuit, based, among other things, on the financial impact of losing their loved one.
While there is never a good time to lose a loved one, a death in the family during the holiday season can be particularly heartbreaking. This is especially true when the death comes unexpectedly, such as through a car accident or after another traumatic incident. When the death occurs as a result of someone else's negligence, the surviving family members may have a cause of action for wrongful death against the responsible party.
It is that time of the year again, when summer is coming to a close and many Baltimore-area young adults are getting ready for college to begin. The start of a new school year is often met with feelings of excitement and anxiety, whether it is a person's first experience at college or whether the person is returning for another school year.
When Baltimore residents suffer a personal injury, the physical pain and suffering caused by the injury can be life-changing. At the same time, however, the emotional and mental effects of suffering a serious personal injury cannot be forgotten. Individuals who have suffered serious injury themselves or who have endured the loss of a loved one know this all too well.
Death is not the most pleasant of subjects to think about. Nonetheless, when Maryland residents think about their own death, they may think of being surrounded by loved ones and peacefully passing away. Unfortunately, this is not always reality, as tragic incidents can occur resulting in the unexpected loss of a loved one.
It is natural for Baltimore-area residents who have experienced the loss of a loved one to want nothing more than to grieve over their loss. Added to this grief can be feelings of confusion over how the person died, particularly when the death occurred during an accident involving another person. In these circumstances, individuals can work with professionals to determine how the death occurred, and whether someone else may be held liable in a wrongful death action.
For those Baltimore residents who own and operate a car or truck, it can be frustrating when something goes wrong with the vehicle. The primary concern is of course to make sure that the vehicle can still be operated safely before anyone goes out on the road again. Some individuals do not have the luxury of making this decision, however, when something goes wrong with the vehicle while it is on the road.