personal injury

Nov 30, 2022

Anne Arundel woman wins $1M verdict in vehicle crash lawsuit

An Anne Arundel County jury awarded a $1 million verdict to a woman who sued over the long-lasting injuries she suffered in a 2017 crash.

The Maryland Supreme Court (formerly the Court of Appeals) building in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.
Apr 27, 2021

Md. high court suspends lawyer who let paralegals settle cases

A unanimous Maryland high court has suspended for at least six months and a day an Owings Mills attorney who gave paralegals so much authority to settle personal injury claims that in some cases he did not even know the injured clients who had sought his legal representation following car crashes. Charles A. Fineblum, a […]

Sep 25, 2019

Jury awards $350K to woman for injuries from screw in Chili’s nachos

A Baltimore jury awarded $350,000 on Tuesday to a woman who bit into a screw in her nachos at a Chili’s restaurant in Timonium. Caresa Smith cracked three teeth in May 2018 and needed two root canals and three permanent crowns over the next year to repair the damage, according to attorney Allen E. Honick. […]

Feb 20, 2019

Jury awards $792K to Howard Co. woman injured in ’15 crash

A Howard County jury awarded a woman nearly $800,000 last week for spinal injuries she sustained in a 2015 crash that left her with chronic pain. Ryan Primrose, now 34, was the passenger in a van operated by CareMed Transportation of Baltimore LLC on July 13, 2015, when the driver hit a flatbed truck with […]

Apr 25, 2017

Harford Co. jury awards $1.2M in rear-end collision

A Harford County jury awarded more than $1.2 million in damages to a woman who injured her back in a rear-end collision in 2012. Jodi Glaser was awarded more than $220,000 in economic damages for past and future medical expenses and $900,000 in non-economic damages for for pain and suffering and loss of consortium. The […]

Oct 17, 2016

Olney car-crash plaintiff opts to remit jury award after judge’s ruling

An Olney man injured in a vehicle collision in 2011 has elected to accept a drastically reduced damages award rather than challenge the reduction or have a new trial after a judge ruled last month that the jury’s award “shocked the conscience.” Jeremy R. Iocozzia received a $1.8 million award after a five-week jury trial in Prince […]

May 3, 2016

Man sues after fall on historic submarine in Baltimore left him paralyzed

A New York man who was paralyzed after falling head-first down the stairs of a historic submarine docked in Baltimore's Inner Harbor has filed suit.

Oct 22, 2015

When parking garages attack

Watch out for the mechanical gate the next time you walk in a parking garage. An Upper Marlboro woman is suing Johns Hopkins Hospital after she says a gate in one of the hospital’s garages hit her in the head when she was entering the garage on foot. Florida Hall claims she was walking to […]

Mar 16, 2015

Neil Lewis’ ex-clients on hook for medical bills he didn’t pay

They hired Neil J. Lewis to represent them after they were injured in car accidents. But some of his former clients are now finding themselves back in court to pay their portion of what could be more than a $1 million in medical bills Lewis was supposed to pay out of settlement proceeds, a transgression that led to his disbarment.

Nov 6, 2014

Personal injury cases today

Personal injury lawyers get painted in a bad light for filing meritless cases over trivial or nonexistent injuries. But today, it is insurance companies, not plaintiff lawyers, who provoke needless personal injury litigation in cases where the injuries are modest.

Nov 21, 2013

Wicomico motor tort verdict tops $1M

An Eastern Shore couple has been awarded more than $1 million in damages after a car accident involving a semi-tractor hauling farm equipment cost a man an eye.

Sep 10, 2013

Top court hears BJ’s bid to stop suit over play-area injury

Attorneys for an injured boy’s parents and a national chain battled Tuesday at Maryland’s highest court over whether parents can sign away their children’s right to recover for injuries they might sustain in a store’s play area.

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