Workers Compensation Claims Attorney
The Maryland worker's compensation system was established in 1902 and requires all employers to purchase worker's compensation coverage or apply for self-insured status with the Maryland Worker's Compensation Commission. This commission ensures that injured workers receive payment for lost wages, medical treatment and vocational rehabilitation. Trust in a professional Maryland worker's compensation claims attorney to defend your rights. The Maryland Worker's Compensation Act provides payments for on-the-job injuries, arising from or in the course of employment. Typical injuries, like carpal tunnel, broken bones and muscle strains could be covered. Diseases and infections, ...
Semi Tractor Trailer Injury Attorney in Maryland
Approximately 10,000 semi-tractor trailer accidents occur in Maryland each year with over 500,000 occurring throughout the greater continental United States of America. Approximately 100 people die as a result of truck accidents in Maryland with over 5000 deaths from trucking accidents occurring throughout the United States. Why are 18 wheeler accidents so common? There are several reasons a big rig may end up being involved in an accident. Some accidents are caused by careless drivers the truck driver has to share the highways with. Inexperienced truck drivers cruising on unfamiliar roads may encounter steep downgrade highways and miscalculate their breaking routine resulting ...
Of the many challenges faced by an individual who has been seriously injured due to medical malpractice, thinking analytically about further protecting oneself and resuming normal life is amongst the most difficult. In spite of the stereotypes, using a Baltimore medical malpractice attorney who is well versed in the subtleties of Maryland medical malpractice claims to protect one’s rights is of paramount importance. When considering which attorney to retain, experience and expertise are critical, but a familiarity with the specifics of Maryland medical malpractice law is equally important. Joel J. Fader has been practicing law in Baltimore and in the ...
Maryland (MD) Motorcycle Personal Injury Accident Lawyer
Joel Fader has been representing individuals involved in motorcycle accidents for over 15 years. If you have been involved in any type of cycle accident in Maryland, contact Joel Fader right away. Unfortunately motorcycle crashes are more prominent then most people think, especially accidents involving motorcycles in Maryland. In 2008, 5,290 motorcyclists were killed which represented 14% of all motor vehicle crash fatalities. Thanks to improved training and safety equipment the number of injuries from motorcycle accidents has decreased by 6.8% since 1998. There were 5,154 motorcycle accidents in 2007. Maryland claimed 88 of those deaths, or nearly 2% of the total ...
Going to Court without a Lawyer? There is Help.
Millions of Americans each year wind up in civil court without a lawyer. Studies reveal that between 40 and 90 percent of litigants end up representing themselves, without assistance from an attorney, in civil matters such as eviction defense, divorce and creditor claims. Those representing themselves – also known as pro se litigants – can find support and information online. One resource is LawHelp (www.LawHelp.org), a free site that provides information from nonprofit legal services providers about a variety of issues as well as information about going to court, including how to get find help at the courthouse and commonly used ...
LawHelp.org Offers Broad Range of Tax Help
The national LawHelp.org network of consumer legal information portals offers a range of useful resources for those struggling with their taxes as April 15th approaches. Resources accessible from LawHelp.org include information, written for the layperson, about both state and federal taxes, including specialized fact sheets for those facing a variety of special circumstances; information about rebates and tax credits, including the earned income tax credit; links to sites offering free tax filing; referrals to organizations that offer free or low-cost help; and more. In certain states, the LawHelp site includes a link to a free electronic filing system known as I-CAN! ...
Baltimore Legal Issues
Be polite and Cooperative with the Police. But remain silent. Do not take voluntary roadside sobriety tests (walk & turn, 1 leg stand, counting/alphabet) The only test you should take is the breath test at the police station Body Weight Number of Drinks per Hour 1 2 3 4 5 6 100 lbs. .038 .075 .113 .150 .188 .225 120 lbs. .031 .063 .094 .125 .156 .188 140... [Read more]
In Maryland you have the right to refuse the preliminary breath test (PBT) when you are pulled over for a suspected DUI or DWI. The refusal to take the PBT is inadmissible in all forums (Traffic Court, Before the MVA) and will not jeopardize your case. This initial refusal can work in your favor by giving you more time to help eliminate alcohol in your system. This additional time between when you... [Read more]
Maryland DUI - Driving Under the Influence – DWI in Maryland is more serious of the two possible drunk driving charges. A maryland state DUI arrest results when a person is found operating a vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Level (BAC) above .08. Maryland DUI law states that having a BAC above .08 means you are under the influence of alcohol and your normal driving coordination has been substantially... [Read more]
Chances are your home state will find out and Maryland can still have your drivers license suspended. Out of state drivers who receive a DUI or DWI should contact Joel Fader to receive the best DUI attorney and utilize his experience as a DUI lawyer in maryland. Out of state drivers who are charged still need to follow the same proceedures once arrested as a citizen of Maryland would. While representing... [Read more]
A new group of criminals has adapted to the Internet, emailing consumers for money and creating imitation sites that mimic legitimate companies and financial institutions for the purpose of tricking consumers into revealing their personally identifiable information. Law enforcement, the public and state and federal government agencies must work together to protect Internet users — especially... [Read more]
Millions of Americans each year wind up in civil court without a lawyer. Studies reveal that between 40 and 90 percent of litigants end up representing themselves, without assistance from an attorney, in civil matters such as eviction defense, divorce and creditor claims. Those representing themselves – also known as pro se litigants – can find support and information online. One resource is... [Read more]
The national LawHelp.org network of consumer legal information portals offers a range of useful resources for those struggling with their taxes as April 15th approaches. Resources accessible from LawHelp.org include information, written for the layperson, about both state and federal taxes, including specialized fact sheets for those facing a variety of special circumstances; information about rebates... [Read more]Read More Posts From This Category »