What is Contributory Negligence
Maryland is one of four states that still apply contributory negligence instead of comparative negligence. Based on the law of contributory negligence, if you contributed to the accident in any way, you have no claim against the other driver who was the primary cause of the accident. Even if you contributed as little as 1% to […]
What is Personal Injury Protection Coverage?
What is Personal Injury Protection Coverage? Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is an auto insurance coverage for medical bills and lost wages that result from injuries in an auto accident. PIP coverage can range from $2,500 to $10,000. Maryland Law does not require PIP coverage on auto policies, but insurance carriers must offer the option when purchasing […]
First steps to take following an auto accident
First steps to take following an auto accident With auto accidents occurring every second around the world, the Law Office of Monica Guilarte serves as an advocate for those injured due to the negligence of others. Pull over safely and call 911 Exchange car insurance information with the other drivers involved. Obtain the auto insurance […]
10 common auto accident questions
10 Common Auto Accident Questions Should I give a recorded statement to the insurance company? When the other driver’s insurance company contacts you to make a recorded statement do not agree to the statement until you speak with an attorney. The insurance company is out to protect their insured, not you. That means that they […]