Technology is pretty amazing. It has brought many things into your life that you probably feel you cannot live without. It is also working hard to keep you safe in Maryland. One of the ways that companies are using technology is in self-driving cars. The idea of a car that drives itself seems so futuristic, but they are on the roadways right now.
If you file a personal injury case in Maryland, you may wonder what will happen when you go to court. Depending on the situation, you may hope the judge gives the other person some jail time as punishment for his or her negligence. According to the American Bar Association, you should not get your hopes up because in this type of case, the judge will not impose criminal penalties.
In Maryland workers' compensation cases, interested parties often use the term "vocational rehabilitation" during negotiations and damage discussions. Workers' compensation benefits differ greatly from third-party personal injury claim benefits. In standard personal injury cases, injured parties stand to gain compensation for future and past lost wages, future and past medical expenses, pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of enjoyment of life and other damages. However, in workers' compensation cases, damages are much more limited.
With winter just around the corner, many people in Maryland face an increased risk of slip and fall injuries due to icy roads and sidewalks. This can lead to the development of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), which can have devastating consequences or even result in loss of life. The Mayo Clinic offers the following information on TBI, including what symptoms to look for.
If you own a dog in Maryland, you are responsible for that dog and anything it does. There are specific laws about your liability and responsibility when it comes to dog ownership. According to the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, one of your main duties is to ensure you dog is properly contained. This could include always keeping your pet on a leash when you are in public and making sure you have a proper fence or tie out for when the dog is outside on your own property.
Warm weather means spending a lot of time in the water. Whether you have a backyard pool or visit the local one, this favorite summer pastime comes with many dangers. Water safety cannot be stressed enough, especially with younger children, but drowning is only one of the risks that come with swimming pool use. It is the other dangers that you and other parents in Maryland may not be aware of that could pose the most risk.