Maryland has a boulevard rule that applies in determining who is at fault in some traffic accidents. The boulevard rule applies to crashes that occur at intersections. The boulevard rule requires that a vehicle entering onto a main road from a smaller road, parking lot or alley, must yield to all traffic that is on […]
By law, you are required to have motor vehicle insurance if you drive on any public road in Maryland. What you may not know is that there are actually five kinds of automobile insurance. You likely have all five as part of your automobile policy. If you don’t, you should call your insurance carrier today […]
As most people are aware, when a person is injured or killed because someone else’s negligence, a claim may be brought for personal injuries sustained. Under Maryland law, a person may include within their claim for compensation medical bills incurred, lost wages, money for pain and suffering, money for humiliation or embarrassment associated with an […]
Injunctions are court orders that require a defendant to take certain action or refrain from taking certain actions. In some circumstances a money judgment from a court may not be sufficient to make a party whole from another’s misconduct. In such cases, an injunction is often an appropriate remedy. There are different types of injunctions […]
You are involved in car crash. It is clearly the other party’s fault. You have injuries. You have missed work. All you want is to get compensated and move on with your life. Why should it take three years to get what you deserve? While some people are able to get compensated within a year […]
On February 1, 2022, the Court of Special Appeals issued an opinion in Cador v. YES Organic Market Hyattsville, Inc. The trial court had dismissed the plaintiff’s claims, holding that the plaintiff was contributorily negligent and assumed the risk of injury and therefore should not be permitted to go to trial. The Court of Special […]
After having her case thrown out at the trial level, a Montgomery County lady received a second chance at justice when the Maryland Court of Special Appeals reinstated her case on Monday, January 24. Tracy McQuaid sued homeowners Steve Kane and Anita Iverson after she fell and was injured at their home. Ms. McQuaid alleged […]
In the summer of 2021, Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals reversed a decision of a Howard County Circuit Court judge which had denied a dog-bite victim her day in court. In August 2015, Ms. Latz was bitten by Ravyn a dog she alleged was owned by the defendants, Jacob Parr and Vicki Nichols. Just prior […]
The time span between the date on which a request for alimony is filed and a hearing takes place can often be six months more or less. That time span has been significantly lengthened as a result of the repeated court closures associated with Covid. A financially dependent spouse often does not have the resources […]
LEONARDTOWN, MD (December 22, 2020) – Today the law offices of Baldwin Briscoe & Steinmetz (BBS) presented nonprofit organization Friends of Cedar Lane with a $2,000 charitable contribution.
New Leader Program In Southern Maryland Elena Russo talks with Sam Baldwin, Board President with Leadership Southern Maryland. They discuss their Executive Program and their launch of a new Emerging leader program.
27th Annual Bugeye Ball a Huge Success. It was an evening of enchantment at the 27th annual Bugeye Ball held at the Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, April 1. More than 380 guests were in attendance, which was the most ever for the Bugeye Ball. The event raised over $60K with all proceeds supporting the restoration of the historic Drum Point Lighthouse.
Everyone knows that a driver’s license is required to drive on the public roads throughout the United States.Driving without a valid license is a crime in the state of Maryland.