Many Baltimore residents are already beginning to think about their New Year's resolutions. The New Year is often thought of a time to reflect on the past year and think of areas where one can improve himself or herself and start anew.
Driving is such a basic occurrence of everyday life for many Bronx residents that it is easy to take it for granted. It is also easy to overlook the dangers that can be present on the road, such as the possibility of a car accident caused by an unsafe driver. And yet, these dangers are very present, as car accidents seriously injure or kill many individuals across the country each and every day.
Every Baltimore resident, no matter who they are or what their circumstances may be in life, needs medical care from time to time. By the same token, every Baltimore resident may be susceptible to personal injury when they receive ineffective or improper medical care. In these circumstances, the injured patient may have a cause of action for medical malpractice, based on the negligence of the doctor or other medical professional.
For many Baltimore-area women, pregnancy can be one of the most exciting times of their life. The expected arrival of a new child can bring feelings of joy, along with some anxiety as well. The ultimate goal is to have a safe and healthy childbirth experience, and welcome the new addition to the family.
Many Baltimore area residents are fortunate to have found the love of their life. These couples often depend upon each other for emotional and financial support, among other things. Accordingly, the loss of a spouse or loved one can be tragic and life-changing, particularly when that death is caused suddenly by another person's actions.
There are a number of ways in which a driver can act negligently and endanger those whom they share the road with. Every type of negligent action -- whether it is distracted driving or speeding -- can lead to the same outcome. Devastating, injury-inflicting crashes are often the result of one driver's failure to exercise due care, and injuries resulting from car crashes can be life-altering. In what seems like a split-second, a victim's life can be forever changed, and before they know it hospital visits and chronic pain become part of their everyday lives.
Sometimes Maryland residents may see an accident coming and act to prevent it. In other situations, drivers may see the accident coming but be powerless to avoid it. And in other cases, drivers may be completely unaware of what is about to happen until it is too late. Regardless of how or when a car accident occurs, if people are injured and property is damaged, a personal injury lawsuit may be an appropriate response to ensure that the at-fault driver is held accountable.
A man was left with life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a car while crossing a road, and Maryland State Police have asked for the public's help in tracking down the hit-and-run driver responsible. The accident occurred at about 10 p.m. on a recent Friday, right in front of a Starbucks coffee shop near the intersection of Route 50 and Elm Street in West Ocean City.
When Baltimore residents sustain personal injuries at the hands of another person, they want to hold that person accountable. Part of this includes having the negligent party pay compensation to the victim, including any medical expenses incurred as a result of the injury.