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I have been summoned to jury duty; is it safe?

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

The Maryland Court System is due to enter the next stage of reopening on October 5, 2020. This means courts will resume full operations including the long-awaited jury trials. However, jury duty and jury trials will look different as many new safety protocols have been implemented to make the process as safe as possible… Read More »

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Property Damage – What you Need to Know

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Being involved in a motor vehicle collision can be scary and frustrating. You’re hurt, and to boot, your car has sustained damage and needs repaired. If the repairs are too extensive, your vehicle could be deemed a total loss. In this situation, you are entitled to the fair market value of your vehicle. That… Read More »

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When the Lights Go Out – STOP

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

At some point or another while driving, we’ve all encountered a non-functioning traffic signal. This situation can be extremely dangerous if drivers don’t know the proper procedure for entering the intersection. If you approach a traffic signal that is non-functioning, you must: STOP! Where should you stop? Maryland law states that you must stop… Read More »

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Third Party Claims – When Work Accidents are Caused by the Negligence of Others

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

If you have suffered an injury while working, you may also have a third party claim against the negligent person or entity that caused your injury, depending on the circumstances. For example, an ambulance driver is responding to an emergency in an ambulance, and is struck by another vehicle. The ambulance driver has a… Read More »

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Respecting Funeral Processions & the Law

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Seeing a funeral procession may not be an everyday occurrence, however, there are special laws for this sort of automobile motorcade to ensure safety on the road for the procession, as well as other drivers. Here are some quick facts about funeral procession privileges to keep in mind when you encounter this situation on… Read More »

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Uber Accident = Uber Complicated

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

In today’s day and age, it is not uncommon for individuals to hail rides from complete strangers using apps such as Uber, Lyft, etc. What’s even stranger are the insurance issues that arise when an Uber vehicle, for example, is involved in a motor vehicle accident. Under Maryland law, an insurance company may refuse… Read More »

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Exchanging Information Post Motor Vehicle Collision

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

After a motor vehicle accident, the majority of drivers exchange insurance information without issue. However, on occasion, some drivers will refuse to provide their automobile insurance details to the other driver. Under Maryland law, after an accident, drivers are required to provide their insurance information to the other driver. This information includes the name… Read More »

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Local Government Tort Claims: What You Need to Know to Preserve Your Right to Recovery

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

If you’ve suffered an injury as a result of negligence in which the local government may be liable for your injuries, there are several requirements for placing the at fault entity on notice to properly preserve your claim. First, if you were injured while on local government property, e.g. at a local city park… Read More »

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Mind The Gap

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

A few years ago, I had a client who fell down some steps at his apartment complex and injured his back. The cleaning company had just mopped the floor, but had not gotten around to putting up the wet floor signs yet. He began treating for his back, but then found himself in jail…. Read More »

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The Ins and Outs of Roundabouts

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Roundabouts are circular intersections that typically don’t use traffic signals to control the traffic. Instead, yield signs are placed at each entrance to the roundabout to alert drivers to approach the intersection with caution. When you’re moving towards a roundabout with a single lane surrounding the roundabout, reduce your speed. You’re not required to… Read More »

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