A. This the most frequently asked question by new clients. First, every case is unique. The value of an injury depends on many factors which are probably unknown when the client first contacts the lawyer. For instance, the value of... Continue Reading »
Q. What is “No-Fault” Insurance?
A. Maryland and Virginia do not have “no-fault” insurance. Those states that do have different variations of “no-fault” insurance require minimum coverages to pay anyone who was injured while in a vehicle involved in a collision. The key feature of... Continue Reading »
Q. Am I covered by workers’ compensation?
A. Most workers are eligible. Notable exceptions include business owners, independent contractors, casual workers, domestic employees in private homes, farm workers, maritime workers, railroad employees, and unpaid volunteers. Federal government employees are also excluded from state workers’ compensation laws, but... Continue Reading »
Q. Are all on the job injuries covered?
A. Most are. The workers’ compensation system is designed to provide benefits to injured workers no matter whether an injury is caused by the worker’s negligence, or by the employer’s negligence. This “no-fault” system however, has some limits. Generally, injuries... Continue Reading »
Another packed commentary with Paul on Andy’s show today. Top of the news today is the coming announcement of charges related to the death of Trayvon Martin. The Special Prosecutor is set to hold a news conference at 6:00 PM…
A trial lawyer must persuade. Here are some of the principles of the learned art. An attorney’s “job” in a courtroom is to win. Accomplishing that involves more than presenting the “true” evidence and sitting down. Presenting a client’s case…