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Maryland car crash results in 3 injured victims

Maryland residents who have been in an accident with another motorist are likely aware of the hassle of dealing with insurance companies, claims, authorities and other drivers. When multiple vehicles are involved, the hassle likely increases. Unfortunately, three Maryland residents were recently involved in a complicated car crash, and they may benefit from the services of a personal injury attorney as they file insurance claims.

Two vehicles were traveling in the northbound lane, one behind the other, when the crash occurred. The other vehicle was traveling southbound when it was struck by another vehicle entering its lane. The impact of the collision resulted in the southbound vehicle losing control and entering the northbound lanes.

Maryland school bus crash injures 3

It is certainly terrifying for a parent to discover that a child has been involved in a school bus accident. Unfortunately for many Maryland parents, they received notification that a school bus crash occurred, involving their child and/or children. At least three individuals were injured in the crash.

Very few details of the crash were known at the time of the report. The crash involved the school bus, which was transporting 12 school children and one bus driver, along with another vehicle -- the occupants of which were not reported. The impact of the crash resulted in the school bus flipping on its side. At the time of the report, three individuals were reported as injured, and it is unknown if any of the injured individuals were school children.

4-car crash results in the deaths of 2 men

The Maryland roadways can be safe and moving one minute and at a standstill another. It only takes a moment for a crash to change lives for a lifetime. Victims may suffer life-long disabling injuries, and others may lose their lives. Sadly, a horrific accident recently occurred, resulting in the deaths of two men on a Maryland interstate. 

For unknown reasons, the 57-year-old driver of a pickup truck left the northbound lanes and crossed over into the southbound lanes. The pickup driver crashed into a tractor-trailer, traveling in the opposite direction. The impact of the first crash resulted in a second crash with an SUV. Reportedly, another car, not expecting the accident, crashed into the first pickup truck.

3 Tips to build a strong personal injury case

In the aftermath of a car accident, there are seemingly endless things you have to do - all while dealing with stress, exhaustion, and any physical injuries you have suffered.

At this time, it's important that you understand what steps to take to protect yourself from a legal perspective, and also how to effectively communicate what happened to you.

School bus involved in crash that caused injuries

Parents all across Maryland trust the public school system to transport their children to and from school. It is often not easy to release a child into the care of another, but it is often necessary to ensure attendance at school. Unfortunately, some parents recently received a terrible phone call when they were notified of a recent crash their children were involved in while riding a school bus.

The collision occurred near an intersection and involved three different vehicles. One of the vehicles was a Maryland public school system bus, and it was transporting special needs children. One vehicle was a passenger car, and the other was a truck. Authorities have not reported how the accident occurred or who may be at fault; the investigation is pending. 

Traffic accidents: Impaired driving may have impacted crash

Despite awareness and education of the dangers of negligent driving, some Maryland drivers continue to take risks. Unfortunately, any risks that are taken can result in serious traffic accidents. Accidents often result in expensive property damage, medical care for injuries or burial expenses for deceased victims. Sadly, a recent crash resulted in two deaths and multiple injuries, and it may have been preventable.

The crash occurred when a 28-year-old driver crossed from the southbound lanes into the northbound lanes of the opposite traffic. Unfortunately, the cross-over resulted in a head-on crash with a pickup truck. The pickup truck was hauling a trailer carrying a boat. Sadly, both the driver of the truck and the passenger suffered serious injuries and neither survived.

Maryland teenagers suffer injuries while waiting for the bus

School bus safety is something parents and school officials strive to instill in students across Maryland. Unfortunately four teenagers were involved in a crash while waiting for a bus. They all suffered injuries as well as one driver of a vehicle.

Two vehicles crashed into one another, though the reason for the accident was not reported. The impact of the collision caused one vehicle to hit the four students on the sidewalk. Reportedly, one of the teenagers is in critical condition, but the other injured victims suffered injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

Maryland man explains serious injuries after crash

Athletes from all the over the world recently arrived in Maryland to compete in the 40th Ironman race. The Ironman involves athletes competing by swimming, biking and running over 140 miles; it is understandably a difficult race. Among the athletes is a survivor of a horrific accident that resulted in serious injuries.

The man recently told his story to a reporter of how he suffered serious injuries after being struck by a dump truck. The accident occurred as he was crossing an intersection on foot. Despite injuries to almost every major organ, the man survived.

Don't go light on a teen who causes a car crash: Be firm

Teenagers are in a precarious position. They're excited to get their licenses, but they also have to be extremely careful not to collide with others. They're essentially learning to drive by doing, which means that any mistakes they make, while a result of inexperience, can still lead to injuries.

That's why you felt terrible asking the police to hold a teen responsible for injuring your child. You were angry, but you also understand that the young person is an inexperienced driver. Now, you just want to get the compensation you need for your child while making sure the teen is educated in better driving techniques.

Failure to provide safe premise: Big Lots being sued after fall

One moment is often all it takes to change the course of a person's life. Maryland residents may be interested in one woman's claims that a series of moments have resulted in pain, surgeries and expensive therapy. She is accusing the store Big Lots Inc. of failure to provide safe premise after she suffered a fall from a patch of dirt.

According to store video footage, the store cashier can be seen sweeping near the checkout station but had stopped sweeping to help a customer. Following the interaction, a 58-year-old woman approached the checkout station. She claims to have lost her balance on a patch of dirt and can be seen in the video losing falling toward a display stand. In the video, the woman continued to check out, but only used her uninjured arm, which her attorney cites as evidence of an injury.

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