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The Facts About Taking Out a Loan During a Personal Injury Case

Published on Mar 19, 2020 at 4:03 pm in Legal Information.

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If you’ve been in an accident and are pursuing a personal injury claim to seek compensation for your losses, your lawyer has likely explained the long road ahead. During that time, you could run into financial difficulties—especially if you’ve had to take unpaid time off work to recover physically. If you start researching your options, you’ll likely come across lawsuit loans. While these do have some advantages, it’s important to understand the disadvantages and how signing up for one could impact your future. Let’s take a look at some facts about taking out a loan during a personal injury case.

How Lawyers Get Paid for Personal Injury Representation

Published on Mar 5, 2020 at 12:47 pm in Legal Information.

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If you’re considering filing a personal injury claim, it’s likely you’re wondering how the process works—which includes how your attorney receives payment for their services. With most personal injury cases, attorneys operate on a contingency fee basis. In general, this implies the lawyer only gets paid if they successfully handle a case. Let’s take a closer look at contingency fees and how they could affect your claim.

What’s a “Conflict of Interest” During a Personal Injury Trial?

Published on Feb 28, 2020 at 8:37 pm in Legal Information.

If you’ve been injured and are in the midst of a personal injury trial, your lawyer has already explained to you what the path is likely to look like. In some instances, however, there are motions that can delay or stop a trial. If you hear the phrase “conflict of interest” brought against your lawyer during trial, it’s important to understand the implications and how it could affect your outcome. Let’s start by taking a look at the legal definition of conflict of interest.

New Law Changes Coming to Maryland in 2020

Published on Jan 2, 2020 at 4:13 pm in Legal Information.

New state laws are coming your way in 2020. While a number of the laws we’re going to discuss were implemented in late 2019, most Maryland residents won’t notice a major impact until 2020 or later. We’ll also mention laws that haven’t been implemented yet, but they’re ones you should be on the lookout for, as they’re likely to get passed. Let’s start by taking a look at how Maryland is trying to improve our state’s environmental impact.

When Should I Accept a Structured Settlement?

Published on Aug 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Legal Information.

When you’ve been through a lawsuit and are granted compensation, you have to decide if you want your money in a lump sum or in a structured settlement. Of course, both options have their advantages and disadvantages. Lump sums are beneficial immediately, whereas structured settlements are more helpful for long-term. If you’re thinking of choosing a structured settlement, you’ll need to know the pros and cons of the agreement.

What is Gross Negligence and When Does it Matter?

Published on May 7, 2019 at 3:49 pm in Legal Information.

If you’ve been the victim of an accident and are pursuing legal action, you and your lawyer will discuss the concept of negligence. In order to receive compensation for your injuries and losses, you’ll need to prove that the other party caused your accident and that it should have been prevented. No matter how you sustained your injuries, whether it was in an automobile accident, the result of a physician’s error, or because a business owner did not maintain their property, negligence is a factor that needs to be proven. In some instances, when additional recklessness caused the accident, gross negligence may be a factor you and your lawyer discuss.

What You Need to Know About Powers of Attorney in Maryland

Published on Dec 17, 2018 at 2:30 pm in Legal Information.


Powers of attorney can be a wonderful tool to help individuals manage their property and wellbeing. It is a tremendous responsibility and the person being given the power should be trustworthy, understanding, and loyal. If you’re planning on establishing a power of attorney or are being assigned to one, you may have some questions. We’ll break down the ins and outs of powers of attorney in Maryland so you can make informed decisions.

Facts About Maryland’s New Enhanced Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Published on Oct 2, 2018 at 5:05 pm in Legal Information.

After an accident, the drivers involved are supposed to exchange contact and insurance policy information so they can inform their companies and work on getting their claim and compensation. But what happens if the other party doesn’t have car insurance?

While everyone is supposed to drive with insurance, there are many people who don’t. If you’re in an accident with someone who is uninsured or underinsured, your car accident claim may become more difficult than you first expected. Drivers have coverage for instances like this, but the insurance they get from their company usually depends on the uninsured or underinsured driver. Maryland has a new insurance policy to further help drivers in accidents with drivers who don’t have enough or any insurance at all.

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