Personal Injury News

Do I Qualify for Leave from My Job During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Mar 26, 2020

Whether you are caring for a family member or fall ill yourself, Maryland workers may wonder if they will receive any paid leave for time off due to the coronavirus outbreak. Our Maryland employment lawyers at the Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl explain…

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Personal Injury Claims Involving Minors in Maryland

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Mar 02, 2020

Accident victims must take legal action against at-fault parties within a set time period, known as the Statute of Limitations, if they wish to pursue compensation for their injuries. However, claims involving victims who are minors follow a different…

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Can You File a Lawsuit on Behalf of Someone Who is Physically or Mentally Incapacitated?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Feb 20, 2020

A severe personal injury may result in the victim being mentally or physically incapacitated, unable to pursue compensation for his or her injuries. If that victim is your loved one, you may wonder if someone else is able to pursue legal action on his…

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How Duty of Care is Determined in a Personal Injury Case

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Jan 31, 2020

Duty of care is an important element in any personal injury case. It is a legal duty to take reasonable care to prevent harm to others. If you are seeking compensation through a personal injury claim, you must prove that the other party owed you a duty…

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Can Social Media Impact the Outcome of a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Jan 06, 2020

While you may want to share about an injury you have suffered in an accident on social media, it is important to refrain from doing so and remain cautious if you recently initiated a legal claim. Insurance adjusters and defense attorneys may try to get…

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Utilizing Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Dec 06, 2019

As the injured party, you will bear the burden of showing the other party caused the accident and the full extent of your damages. Expert witnesses can be useful in personal injury cases when important facts and issues are in dispute and can help explain…

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Should I Agree to Give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Adjuster?

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Nov 26, 2019

Following an accident, the insurance company will want to know what happened from all involved parties. Expect to be contacted by a claims adjuster, who may request a recorded statement from you about the details of the accident. You might think that…

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How Maryland’s Contributory Negligence Law Can Prevent Injury Victims from Recovering Compensation

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Sep 30, 2019

If you are involved in an accident, it is likely that you will try to pursue compensation for the damages you incurred. But if you share some fault in the accident, you may not be able to recover any compensation because of a harsh Maryland law. The…

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How a Pre-Existing Condition Could Affect My Personal Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Sep 10, 2019

If you were injured in an accident but have a pre-existing injury, you might wonder how your pre-existing injury will affect your claim or whether you can file a claim at all. Pre-existing injuries can complicate a personal injury claim, especially when…

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The Importance of Keeping a Personal Injury Journal

Posted on behalf of Peter T. Nicholl in Personal Injury Aug 16, 2019

When you are injured in an accident, having a personal injury journal may help you. Find out what a personal injury journal is, what should be included in one and how it may benefit your claim. If you have been injured in an accident and have any questions…

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