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Tag Archives: car crash

No double dipping in litigation, Md. high court says (access required)

Saying there’s no double dipping in civil litigation, a unanimous Maryland high court this week barred a car-crash victim from pursuing a subsequent medical malpractice claim after finding she was fully compensated for all injuries by the auto insurance company. ...

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Family can sue over man’s suicide after crash (access required)

The widow and children of a man who killed himself more than two years after sustaining multiple but not life-threatening injuries in an Elkton truck collision can pursue a $2 million wrongful-death claim against the company that owned the other vehicle, a U.S. District Court judge in Baltimore has ruled.

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Police: Distracted driving caused Bay Bridge crash

ANNAPOLIS — Distracted driving on the part of a truck driver caused a July crash on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge that sent a car falling 27 feet into the water, according to a Maryland Transportation Authority Police investigation released Thursday. ...

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Driver on learner’s permit in fatal crash gets jail, home detention

ANNAPOLIS — A woman who was driving on a learner’s permit and caused a fatal crash has been sentenced to jail and home detention. Twenty-year-old Elizabeth Ramirez of Millersville was sentenced to six months in jail, followed by six months ...

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Montgomery County police, inspector battle over records (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Attorneys for police officers and Montgomery County’s inspector general clashed Monday in the state’s highest court over access to documents held by the Internal Affairs Division, which investigated the police department’s handling of a car crash involving a ...

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Millersville woman can’t file bad-faith claim in Baltimore (access required)

Though her car crash occurred in Millersville, Christina Thompson of Anne Arundel County tried to sue her auto insurer in Baltimore City Circuit Court, saying a state law expressly permits lawsuits to be filed in the city whenever the allegation ...

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