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Personal Injury Claims Regarding Car Accidents With Pedestrians

According to the latest report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), there were approximately 6,721 pedestrians involved in fatal motor vehicle-related accidents in 2020. This was a 4.8% increase in the fatality rate from 2019. Data from the GHSA suggests that pedestrian deaths have risen nearly 46% over the past decade, a disproportionate increase compared to the number of…

Should I Hire an Attorney for My Car Accident Claim?

In the wake of a car accident, it can be difficult to determine what subsequent steps to take. While there is no law mandating you to hire an attorney when seeking compensation after a car accident, many victims choose to seek legal counsel and representation. An experienced attorney can be extremely helpful in navigating the potential personal injury, property damages,…

What to Expect in a Car Accident Claim

The pain and stress of a car accident do not always end when you leave the scene. For many, the process of recovering from an accident can be grueling, complicated, and confusing. What’s more, if you’ve been injured in a car accident, navigating the legal avenues to achieving needed compensation can be overwhelming. However, seeking compensation with the help of…

The Seven Most Commonly Defective Car Parts

As drivers, we trust that the complex parts and systems in our cars will function as intended to get us safely to our destinations. However, when one of these parts does not work as designed, the result can be catastrophic. A defective car part could lead to a crash, causing injury or even death. Car owners should regularly evaluate their…

Car Accidents Increase During Dangerous Maryland Winter Weather

As winter storms continue to cover our roadways with a dangerous sheet of snow and ice, it is imperative we avoid operating our vehicles as much as possible, or at least follow the rules of the road with extreme diligence. Below, the personal injury and car accident attorneys at Peter Angelos Law discuss the correlation between winter weather and car…

Common Spinal Cord Injuries That Car Crash Victims May Experience

Every time we start up our vehicles, we are risking our safety. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the CDC. Yet, most Americans continue to rely on their vehicles to get around. Many car accidents can result in common yet serious injuries such as whiplash, herniated discs and vertebral fractures—all are injuries…