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. Can I get a rental car while my car is being repaired?
A. Yes. There are companies specializing in providing cars to people whose cars are being repaired. Look for them in the Yellow Pages or ask your attorney. Posted in: Auto Collisions, Your Car Continue Reading »
Q. If I die as a result of a fatal work accident, may my dependents obtain benefits on my behalf?
A. Yes. Dependency status is determined by statutory language. A spouse and children living with you at the time of your death are presumed to be dependents. The amount of benefits are usually determined by the wages in effect at... Continue Reading »
Q. Can I be treated by my own doctor?
A. Usually not. If your employer or their worker’s compensation insurer does not specify a doctor for you to see, then you can pick your own doctor to care for you. More typically, however, injured workers are referred to a... Continue Reading »
Andy and Paul talked about two Supreme Court decisions. The first involved the right to privacy vs. the right to be safe theme, where the police put a GPS tracking device on a suspected drug dealer’s car. First convicted, the dealer claimed…
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…