Archives for October 2012

MARC Train Injury

Train accidents are far more common than people think. An estimated 1000 people die in train accidents in the U.S. each year. Every 90 minutes, another train derails or is involved in a collision. The MARC, one of the fastest, and busiest commuter railway systems in our nation, has also has its fair share of accidents.

People injured in accidents involving MARC commuter trains can suffer devastating injuries, including brain injury, multiple broken bones, burns over their body, crushed lungs, and serious, disabling permanent injuries. In many cases, these accidents could have been prevented. Investigators have regularly found that negligence has caused or contributed to a train derailment, train collision, or other type of train crash.

The Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) train system includes three lines in the Baltimore-Washington metro area: The Camden Line, the Penn Line, and the Brunswick Line. MARC uses 84 trains during the week on its lines, with trains capable of traveling up to 125 miles an hour. It has actually been in service in one way or another since the 1830s, when it operated along what came to be known as the Camden Line.

Train Accidents and Human Error

Accidents have occurred throughout MARC’s existence, including many tragic incidents, such as the Feb. 16, 1996 collision of the Brunswick Line with an Amtrak train, killing 11 people aboard the MARC. Official investigation into the cause of the accident suggested that the collision might have been prevented if a human error analysis had been conducted and factored in when the track signaling system had been modified.

Another accident, on Feb. 7, 2008, occurred when an Amtrak switcher train struck and derailed a MARC train in Union Station. The Amtrak had been traveling too fast. Fortunately, just seven people suffered minor injuries.

This past May 2012, an unidentified man was killed after being struck by a southbound MARC train in Rosedale. That incident may still be under investigation.

Factors That Contribute to Train Crashes

Issues that may contribute to Maryland commuter train accidents include:

  • Failed computer systems
  • Poorly maintained train tracks that cause a train to go off course
  • Train operator/conductor distraction, including inattention due to texting, talking with colleagues, or talking on a cell phone
  • Outdated railcars or outdated equipment
  • Faulty train signals that place two trains on a collision course with one another

Negligence and Commuter Line Accidents

Negligence can play a role in commuter line accidents. The negligence may be on the part of train operators and employees. It may be negligence in making sure that the train’s sophisticated computer systems are working properly. It can involve poorly maintained train equipment. It can occur because potential safety and maintenance issues were not resolved before the train entered service.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney in Columbia, Maryland

If you or a loved one was seriously injured in a train derailment or collision, an attorney can protect your rights and help you determine the cause of the accident. If negligence was involved, you may have a right to seek compensation to pay for medical treatment, rehabilitation, and other types of damages. To schedule an appointment with an experienced personal injury attorney at the Smith Personal Injury Law Firm, in Columbia, Maryland, call 410-740-0101 or contact us online.

Woman Dies in Anne Arundel County Fatal Car Crash

Woman Ejected from SUV in Jessup Fatal Car Crash

On Friday, October 26, 2012, Christina Marie Tobash, of the 3700 block of Piedmont Ave., Baltimore died after apparently running a red light on Telegraph Road in Jessup. The 35-year-old’s vehicle crashed through a chain link fence after losing control of her vehicle, The Baltimore Sun reported. She was ejected from a 2002 Ford Explorer she was driving after swerving to avoid vehicles stopped at a red light on Telegraph Road at Annapolis Road at 2:54 p.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ms. Tobash was driving north on Telegraph Road when she approached vehicles stopped at the traffic signal. She allegedly continued through the red light, lost control and left the roadway, striking a curb and then a utility police, police said. The Explorer bounced off the pole, spun clockwise, overturned several times and crashed through the fence.

Losing a loved one in a fatal car crash is a devastating experience. It is especially traumatic when the accident was caused by another person’s carelessness or negligence. You need an experienced fatal car crash lawyer to fight for you and help you deal with medical bills, funeral expenses, lost income, and grief.

Top Rated Fatal Car Crash Attorney

Jonathan Scott Smith is a top-rated fatal car crash lawyer, with over 30 years of courtroom experience. As you can see by his background, Mr. Smith is an experienced, respected, and credentialed trial attorney. He has successfully handled Anne Arundel County wrongful death cases, including fatal car crash accidents, for over three decades. He fights hard for his clients. That’s why many satisfied clients think so highly of him.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful results in fatal car accidents and other cases — has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.

Anne Arundel County Car Accident Lawyer

If a fatal car crash or car accident was caused by a driver’s negligence or carelessness, and it has resulted in injuries to, or the death of, a family member, you need an experienced fatal car crash attorney and wrongful death lawyer. Jonathan Scott Smith will help guide you through this tragedy, and help you obtain justice and closure. Call 410-740-0101 now, or fill out our intake form, to schedule a consultation.

Columbia Lawyer Receives Client Choice Award in Lawyers Ratings

Clients’ Choice Award Bestowed by Leading Lawyer Review and Ratings FirmTop-rated-lawyer-howard-county-lawyers-ratings

AVVO is a leading lawyers ratings and review firm. It bestowed the Clients’ Choice Award for 2012 on Columbia lawyer, Jonathan Scott Smith. This coveted recognition resulted from average client reviews of 5 stars — the highest client review possible

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One client had this to say about Mr. Smith: “Mr. Smith is an exceptional attorney. He is very professional, knowledgeable and his attention to detail is unbelievable. He took control of my situation, put me at ease and brought the truth out during my trial. He is very straight forward and honest. You will not find a better attorney anywhere. His staff exhibits the same qualities and helps make a difficult time less stressful.”

Attorney Smith Receives “10.0 Superb” in Lawyers Ratings

Jonathan Scott Smith also has been awarded the highest lawyer rating “10.0 Superb” by AVVO. AVVO considers a wide variety of information in developing a lawyer’s rating, including a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition. Ratings range from a low of 1.0 to 10.0, the highest rating.

Very few lawyers achieve the highest rating, and it is recognition of Mr. Smith’s extensive litigation experience, successful results, and the opinion of his peers.

Columbia and Ellicott City Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Top-rated-personal-injury-lawyer-columbia-mdFor more than 30 years, Jonathan Scott Smith has been fighting for injured clients and obtaining successful results. The care we give to each case gets noticed. It’s what sets our firm apart.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful Past Results — has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.

Mr. Smith has more than 30 years of courtroom experience in personal injury cases. He is never hesitant to take a case to court if needed to get a good result. He thoroughly investigates each case he handles and is diligent in preparing for court.

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At our office, we are about our clients. We’re here to help you through this difficult time. Put our skill and experience to work on your case. Call 410-740-0101 now, or contact us online, to schedule an appointment.

Attorney Jonathan Scott Smith represents clients in personal injury, auto accidents,truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and negligence, throughout Maryland, including the cities of Columbia, Clarksville, Sykesville, Fulton, Elkridge, Frederick, Mt. Airy, Ellicott City, Laurel, Westminster, and Baltimore. Lawyer Smith also provides experienced legal representation for clients in Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Prince George’s (Prince Georges) County, Howard County and Montgomery County, MD.

Three Men Die in Elkridge Fatal Car Accident

Howard County Fatal Car Accident Claims Three Lives

On Thursday, October 25, 2012, a Chevrolet Impala was traveling north bound on Route 1 in Elkridge, according to The Baltimore Sun. A tractor trailer traveling south bound attempted to make a left turn across the north bound roadway. It appears to investigators that the speeding Chevy struck the side of the tractor trailer.

Killed were Degly Ubaldo Monroy Melendez, 20, who police said was driving the car, and brothers Carlos Osorio, 25, and Oscar Osorio, 31. Police said Carlos was sitting in the front of the car and that Oscar was sitting behind him in the back. All three are from Hyattsville.

Semi Truck Accident Results in Fatal Car Accident

Howard County Police reported that there were three unknown men deceased inside the Chevy. The driver of the tractor trailer, a 58-year-old male, was uninjured. Route 1 was closed in both directions for an undetermined period of time.

Just because a passenger was riding in a car with a driver who was at fault does not mean that the passenger, or the passenger’s family, may not still have a claim. If the driver was at fault in causing the fatal car accident, then the passengers may be able to recover. If your loved one died in a fatal car accident, you may have a claim for the funeral expenses; medical bills; lost income; and the grief from losing the person you loved who was the victim of a fatal car accident.

Top Rated Columbia and Ellicott City Fatal Car Accident Attorney

Jonathan Scott Smith is a top-rated Howard County fatal car accident lawyer, with over 30 years of courtroom experience. As you can see by his background, Mr. Smith is an experienced, respected, and credentialed trial attorney. He has successfully handled Howard County wrongful death cases, including fatal car accidents, for over three decades. He fights hard for his clients. That’s why many satisfied clients think so highly of him.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful results in fatal car crashes and other cases — has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.

Howard County Car Accident Lawyer

If a fatal car crash or semi truck accident was caused by a driver’s negligence or carelessness, and it has resulted in injuries to, or the death of, a family member, you need an experienced fatal car accident attorney and wrongful death lawyer. Jonathan Scott Smith will help guide you through this tragedy, and help you obtain justice and closure. Call 410-740-0101 now, or fill out our intake form, to schedule a consultation.

Is Secret Videotaping an Invasion of Privacy?

Man Allegedly Secretly Videotaped Women in Ellicott City Home

On October 18, 2012, Howard County Police arrested a Columbia man and charged him with secretly videotaping two women inside the bedrooms and bathroom of their Ellicott City condominium, The Baltimore Sun reported. According to the police department, Michael Stephen McKenny, 42, of 10338 Hickory Ridge Road, was charged with multiple counts of burglary, visual surveillance with prurient intent and videotaping a person in a private residence without consent.

Howard County police released video clips of the unknown suspect whose image was captured on a video camera he had hidden in a private residence to secretly record the two women in their bedrooms and bathroom.The women discovered the concealed video camera and turned it over to police. These allegations, if true, constitute a gross invasion of privacy, and the wrongdoer may be held responsible for any harm it caused.

Invasion of Privacy Law: What is Invasion of Privacy?

Under the law, a person can be liable for invasion of another person’s privacy and the resulting harm where the following requirements are met:

  • The accused
  • Intentionally
  • Intrudes, physically or otherwise
  • Upon the solitude or seclusion of another

A person can also be held responsible for giving publicity to another person’s private life, if the following is established:

  • The accused
  • Gives publicity to
  • A matter concerning the private life of the victim
  • If the matter publicized is of a kind that (1) would be highly offensive to a reasonable person, and (2) is not of legitimate concern to the public.

Top Rated Howard County and Maryland Invasion of Privacy Lawyer

Jonathan Scott Smith is a top-rated personal injury lawyer, with over 30 years of courtroom experience. As you can see by his background, Mr. Smith is an experienced, respected, and credentialed trial attorney. He has successfully handled a wide variety of cases, including invasion of privacy and defamation cases, for over three decades. He fights hard for his clients. That’s why many satisfied clients think so highly of him.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful results in personal injury and other cases — has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.

Contact an Invasion of Privacy Attorney If you or a loved one has been the victim of invasion of privacy, Jonathan Scott Smith will help guide you through this tragedy ordeal, and help you obtain justice and closure. Call 410-740-0101 now, or fill out our intake form, to schedule a consultation.

Man Has Life Threatening Injuries from Anne Arundel Motorcycle Accident

Anne Arundel County Motorcycle Accident Seriously Injures Rider

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012, a motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of Fort Smallwood and Solley roads, near Riviera Beach in Anne Arundel County, The Baltimore Sun reported. James Lloyd Geiser of Glen Burnie was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle north on Fort Smallwood Road, when he attempted a left hand turn onto Solley Road. A Ford Escort traveling southbound on Fort Smallwood Road crashed into the motorcyle. The victim remains in critical condition at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Motorcycle Accident Statistics Show Alarming Increase in Injuries

Between 2001 and 2008, more than 34,000 motorcyclists were killed and an estimated 1,222,000 persons were treated in a U.S. emergency department (ED) for a non-fatal motorcycle-related injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is an alarming increase in injuries from motorcycle accident cases.

Anne Arundel County Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Jonathan Scott Smith is an experienced personal injury and motorcycle accident attorney with more 30 years of experience, including motorcycle accidents. He understands the prejudice against motorcyclists, and how devastating a motorcyclist accident can be when a careless car or truck driver causes a collision. Mr. Smith has extensive trial experience and knows what it takes to get successful results. He has achieved some of the highest personal injury verdicts and settlements in his area.

Top Rated Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful Past Results — has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.

Anne Arundel Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

We also handle bodily injuries due to auto accidents, drunk driving wrecks and motorcycle wrecks on the Baltimore Beltway, Washington Beltway, MD 295, Baltimore Washington Parkway, B-W Parkway, I-695, I-495, Interstate 95 in Maryland, I-70, Maryland Route 32, U.S. Route 29, Baltimore National Pike, Route 40, I-83 and serious injury accidents throughout Maryland.

Lawyer Smith also provides experienced legal representation for clients in Baltimore, Columbia, MD, Clarksville, Sykesville, Fulton, Elkridge, Frederick, Mt. Airy, Ellicott City, Laurel, Westminster, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Prince Georges (Prince George) County, Howard County and Montgomery County, MD.

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Let us help you with your motorcycle accident claim. Call us now at 410-740-0101, or contact us online.

Death by Fire Preventable with Fire Smoke Detector

Baltimore Death by Fire Kills Five – No Fire Smoke Detectors

On October 11, 2012, a grandmother and her four grandchildren died in a fire in Baltimore. The family, who lived at 5601 Denwood Avenue, perished in a tragic fire that quickly consumed their house, according to The Baltimore Sun. A preliminary investigation by the Baltimore Fire Department indicated that there were no working smoke detectors. The fire apparently started in the basement and quickly spread. All five victims were found on the second floor in a rear bedroom.

A Fire Smoke Detector can Prevent Death by Fire

Smoke detectors are an easy and inexpensive, and often free, way to prevent fire deaths from lack of smoke detectors. According to the Baltimore City Health Department, fire deaths and burns are a major cause of unintentional deaths in Baltimore. Death by fire in Baltimore is three times the rate as the U. S. average. Death by fire is preventable. Having a working smoke detector on every floor of your home can double your chance of surviving a fire.

How to Avoid Death by Fire with Smoke Detectors

smoke-detector-death-claimThe Baltimore Health Department recommends some simple rules that can help avoid death by fire:

  • Make sure you have working smoke detectors on every floor of your home
  • The Baltimore Fire Department will not only provide a free smoke detector, they will install it for you. Call the Baltimore Fire Department’s Smoke Detector Hotline at (410) 396-7283 to request free smoke alarms for your home.
  • Test your smoke alarms once a month
  • Make sure you change the batteries twice year during Day Lights Savings
  • Create and practice a fire escape plan with your family
  • Only smoke outdoors and always extinguish smoking materials in large deep ashtrays that are on a sturdy surface (like a table)
  • Keep matches, lighters and ashtrays out of the reach of children
  • Never leave a stove unattended while cooking. Keep potholders, curtains, etc. at least 3 feet away from burners
  • Use space heaters in well-ventilated areas and at least 3 feet away from anything that could burn
  • Use flameless candles or make sure an adult is present at all times around lit candles
  • Remember to double check that you’ve turned off all stove burners, ovens, space heaters and candles when you leave a room or go to bed
  • If the smoke alarm sounds, GET OUT AND STAY OUT

The Law Requires Landlords to Install Smoke Detectors

Both Maryland state law, and the Baltimore City Code, requires landlords to install and maintain smoke detectors in rented property. The law requires this for the health and safety of tenants. Know your rights! If you are renting, and there aren’t smoke detectors in your property, demand that your landlord install them immediately!

Top Rated Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer

If your loved one has died in a fire that could have been prevented with a fire smoke detector, you may have a claim for the funeral expenses; medical bills; lost income; and the grief from losing the person you loved.

Jonathan Scott Smith is a top-rated wrongful death lawyer, with over 30 years of courtroom experience. As you can see by his background, Mr. Smith is an experienced, respected, and credentialed trial attorney. He has successfully handled wrongful death cases, including death by fire that could have been prevented by a fire smoke detector, for over three decades. He fights hard for his clients. That’s why many satisfied clients think so highly of him.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful results in wrongful death and other cases — has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.

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If a fire has caused injuries to, or the death of, a family member, you need an experienced personal injury attorney and wrongful death lawyer. Jonathan Scott Smith will help guide you through this tragedy, and help you obtain justice and closure. Call 410-740-0101now, or contact us online, to schedule a consultation.

Meningitis from Epidural Steroid Injection

Outbreak of Meningitis Cases from Epidural Steroid Injections

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are currently coordinating a multi-state investigation of fungal meningitis among patients who received an epidural steroid injection with a potentially contaminated product. At last count, the contaminated product has resulted in 137 cases of meningitis, and 9 deaths. This includes 9 cases of meningitis, and 1 death, in Maryland.

The product in question involves three lots of preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate (80mg/ml) recalled on September 26. The potentially contaminated injections were given starting May 21, 2012. This is not contagious.

How do You Know if Your Injection was Contaminated?

First, consult the CDC website and check the list of healthcare facilities that received potentially contaminated lots of Methylprednisolone Acetate (PF) recalled from New England Compounding Center on September 26, 2012 to see if your healthcare provider is on the list that received the contaminated product. Second, contact your physician to confirm whether or not you received an injection from the contaminated lots. Finally, check to see if you or your loved one is experiencing the symptoms of meningitis below.

What are the Symptoms of Meningitis from Epidural Steroid Injections?

Not all patients who received epidural steroid injections will contract meningitis or become sick. Symptoms generally will occur within 1 to 4 weeks after the injection. The symptoms of meningitis are:

  • fever
  • new or worsening headache
  • neck stiffness
  • sensitivity to light
  • new weakness or numbness
  • increasing pain, redness or swelling of the injection site

What Should I do if I am Experiencing Symptoms of Meningitis from an Epidural Steroid Injection?

Consult your physician, or go to the emergency room immediately. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also has helpful information that you should read.

Do I have a Legal Claim for Meningitis from Epidural Steroid Injections?

The law recognizes a legal claim if a manufacturer or distributor was negligent for manufacturing or distributing a product that was unreasonably dangerous, including situations where it failed to warn consumers of the dangers. You should consult an experienced personal injury attorney immediately if you or a loved one has contracted meningitis from an epidural steroid injection, or in the unfortunate situation where a death has occurred.

Top Rated Maryland Personal Injury Attorney

Jonathan Scott Smith is a top-rated fatal personal injury lawyer, with over 30 years of courtroom experience. As you can see by his background, Mr. Smith is an experienced, respected, and credentialed trial attorney. He has successfully handled personal injury and wrongful death cases, including cases involving unsafe or dangerous products, for over three decades. He fights hard for his clients. That’s why many satisfied clients think so highly of him.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful results in personal injury cases — has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.

Jonathan Scott Smith will help guide you through this tragedy, and help you obtain justice and closure. Call 410-740-0101now, or fill out our intake form, to schedule a consultation.

Failure to Diagnose Cancer and Medical Malpractice – Maryland Attorney

Time counts with a cancer diagnosis. The sooner you get a diagnosis of any type offailure-diagnose-cancer-lawyer cancer, the more options you have to treat it effectively. When a doctor misdiagnoses or fails to diagnose cancer, lives can be lost.

We trust our doctors to order the appropriate tests, accurately interpret test results, and to simply take our complaints seriously. When they fail to do so, either through action or inaction, and you or a loved one has suffered significant harm from cancer that could have been treated, there may be a legal basis for medical malpractice.

195,000 People Killed Each Year Due to Medical Errors

Essentially, medical malpractice means that the medical care given has fallen below the accepted standard of practice in the medical community and has caused injury. A doctor can be sued for damages if the facts indicate that medical malpractice has occurred. In fact, statistics show that about 195,000 people are killed each year as a result of medical errors in our country.

Issues of Medical Malpractice

  • Doctor misdiagnosis can result in delayed or ineffective treatments.
  • Delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose can cause a cancer that could otherwise have been treated to spread (metastasize) to other parts of the body.
  • Improper reading of X-rays and mammograms by radiologists can cause patients to lose time to combat breast cancer or another disease.
  • Misdiagnosis of bladder cancer means that in most cases, the cancer will spread. However, when detected early, bladder cancer is often quite treatable.
  • Late diagnosis of some cancers, like lung cancers, that seemingly have no cure, rob victims of quality of life and the ability to ease symptoms.

Contact an Experienced Medical Malpractice Attorney in Columbia, Maryland

If you or a loved one suffered harm due to a failure to diagnose cancer or any other serious illness, an attorney can help you determine if indeed medical malpractice occurred. If so, you may have a right to seek compensation to pay for medical treatment, rehabilitation, and other types of damages. To schedule an appointment with experienced medical malpractice attorney Jonathan Scott Smith in Columbia, Maryland, call 410-740-0101 or contact us online.

Prince George’s County Police Seek Driver Involved in Fatal Car Accident

Fatal Car Accident Involves Hit-and-Run Driver

On September 29th, around 8:30 p.m., Prince George’s County police officers responded to the intersection of Silver Hill Road at Suitland Road for a call of a person lying in the roadway, according to the county police department. Upon arrival, officers found Michael Eugene White, 55, suffering from trauma consistent with a vehicle collision. White was pronounced dead on scene.

Driver Leaves Scene of Fatal Car Accident

Prince George’s County police reported that its preliminary investigation revealed White was walking along the northbound shoulder of Silver Hill Road when at some point he entered the roadway in front of the striking vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene without stopping and rendering assistance. The vehicle is described as a white Chevrolet Impala that may have front-end damage. Investigators are seeking information about the car or would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed or been in the area at the time of the collision.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ and submit a tip online.

Top Rated Fatal Car Accident Attorney

You may have a claim for the funeral expenses; medical bills; lost income; and the grief from losing the person you loved, if they were the victim of a fatal car accident.

Jonathan Scott Smith is a top-rated fatal car accident lawyer, with over 30 years of courtroom experience. As you can see by his background, Mr. Smith is an experienced, respected, and credentialed trial attorney. He has successfully handled wrongful death cases, including fatal car accidents in Prince George’s County, for over three decades. He fights hard for his clients. That’s why many satisfied clients think so highly of him.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful results in fatal car crashes and other cases — has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.

Prince George’s County Car Accident Lawyer

If a car crash caused by a driver’s negligence or carelessness has caused injuries to, or the death of, a family member, you need an experienced car accident attorney and wrongful death lawyer. Jonathan Scott Smith will help guide you through this tragedy, and help you obtain justice and closure. Call 410-740-0101now, or fill out our intake form, to schedule a consultation.

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