Saturday, June 10th, two of our very own D.C. Bike Lawyers participated in the Lawyers Have Heart event, where different organizations and attorneys come together to raise money for the American Heart Association! Since this event first began in 1991, Lawyers Have...read more
I was hit by an Uninsured Motorist and I have Uninsured Motorist Coverage. Why do I need an attorney?
A hit and run driver just hit me and I’m badly hurt. The police cannot find him. Why do I need an attorney? Won’t my insurance company take care of me? Isn’t that why I write those monthly insurance premium checks? This true story of our client, whom we will call...read more
Maryland Court of Appeals Issues Landmark Decision on Social Host Liability for Permitting Underage Drinking at a Residence
On July 5, the Maryland Court of Appeals issued an historical opinion that changes the legal landscape in Maryland for civil claims against parents who permit underage drinking in their homes, and which results in injury or death to the underage drinker. Citing...read more
With more and more Uber vehicles on the road each day, Stan M. Doerrer a personal injury lawyer in Washington, DC, set out to hold Uber accountable for its drivers’ negligence and to understand the ramifications for people injured in crashes involving Uber vehicles....read more
Assess the Situation – The first thing you want to do is make sure you are okay. Check yourself out and only try to move if it is safe to do so. If you feel that you may be seriously injured, do not try to leave the scene on your own, or you could end up injuring...read more
What is Stop-as-Yield and Why Does it Matter? “Stop as Yield,” also known as the “Idaho Stop” is a controversial law that allows cyclists to treat stop signs as yield signs and a red light as a stop light. Idaho was the first state to pass such a law in 1982....read more