Losing a loved one is never easy. However, it can be especially heartbreaking when the loss is sudden, unexpected, and caused by the negligence of another. In addition to having to cope with a sense of extreme emotional loss, families of those wrongfully killed often have to deal with the financial realities of their situation. Therefore, it may be helpful for these individuals to better understand what types of damages are recoverable in a wrongful death lawsuit.
People taken into police custody in Maryland still have Constitutional rights. Unfortunately, some police officers ignore these laws and engage in cruelty and violence. This is just what allegedly happened to two Maryland men, one of whom was killed in the incident.
Raising funds for cancer research is a step in the right direction when it comes to finding a cure. One 24-year-old Maryland woman set off on a bicycle trip across the nation to do just that. However, her admirable trip was cut tragically short when she was hit by a truck in another state.
Most drivers in Montgomery County, Maryland, are safe drivers who take care to be aware of their surroundings. However, there are some drivers who, perhaps because they are distracted, drowsy or simply inattentive, will cause an accident that could potentially be catastrophic.
Almost everyone in Maryland gets in an argument with another person once in a while. Although angry words may be slung back and forth, it isn't unheard of for such arguments to turn into a physical altercation. However, one woman took what was a simple argument one step too far when she attempted to run down another woman and two children.
"Tough Mudder" obstacle courses are becoming widely known as fun way for athletes to show off their skills. The event, which began in 2010, is now held in cities worldwide. That being said, participant safety should be the foremost concern when it comes to events such as this.
Negligent driving in Maryland can take many forms, including drowsy driving and drunk driving. Unfortunately, all it takes is one wrong decision for a fatal accident to occur.
Most of the time thousands of people in Maryland run their daily errands without incident and with nary a thought as to the possibility that danger could be present. Nevertheless, accidents can happen even in the simplest of circumstances that have a life-shattering effect not only on those involved, but on their loved ones as well.
Wrongful death suits aren't limited to automobile accidents. Medical malpractice, workplace accidents, premises liability and even unusual situations such as the one described below can all lead to a wrongful death suit.
In a blink of an eye a car accident can occur that leads to the death of one or more individuals. In these tragic times, the families of victims who die in a fatal car crash in Maryland have legal options they may want to consider.