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Got Disability Slips

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

After being involved in a car accident, you may be unable to work as a result of your injuries. This can create a serious strain on your finances. If a medical professional places you off-work because you are unable to perform your job duties due to the accident, you should ensure that you are… Read More »

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Can My Auto Insurance Company Force me to Have a Medical Evaluation

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

If you were injured in an automobile accident and were fortunate enough to have Personal Injury Coverage, your insurance carrier may schedule you to be examined by a doctor of its choosing depending on the terms of your policy. If you haven’t read my previous blogs, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is a coverage you… Read More »

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Subsequent Injuries

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

When you’re injured in an accident you have the burden to prove your injuries, damages, etc. One of the burdens I will speak of in this blog is the burden to prove that your injuries are causally related to the incident in question. This burden becomes harder to overcome if the client suffers a… 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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Crosswalk Conundrums

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

I have represented many clients who have been injured in motor vehicle collisions involving crosswalks. The most common motor vehicle collision involving a crosswalk is when Driver #1 stops at a crosswalk to allow a pedestrian to cross the road, then Driver #2 (driving behind Driver #1) fails to stop in time, and strikes… 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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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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But it wasn’t my fault! Why you should be using your health insurance

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

A common misconception (and rightfully so) that most clients have is that they should not use their health insurance for medical treatment after they are involved in a motor vehicle accident. The reason they feel this way is because the accident was not their fault, so why should they use their health insurance? Shouldn’t… Read More »

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Sudden Incapacity – Part 2

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

In my case, the claim was that the driver had been ill and passed out due to dehydration. I filed a lawsuit for my client and began the discovery process. I retained a medical expert to review the driver’s medical records, which were inconsistent with someone who passed out due to dehydration. When I… Read More »

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Sudden Incapacity – Part 1

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

I recently handled a case where my client was traveling down the road, minding his own business, when suddenly, and without warning, a car traveling in the opposite direction crossed the center line and hit him head-on. The impact was big, and my client suffered significant and permanent injuries. When the police arrived, it… Read More »

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