On the morning of October 17th, a charter bus carrying at least 40 Maryland high school students was involved in a deadly collision just outside of Baltimore. According to information provided by local law enforcement officers, this charter bus was one of a group of three buses that was carrying students from local Catholic high… Read More


As four children waited for a bus to take them to Montgomery Kennedy High School, a Jetta veered off the road and hit them. Police are still investigating the wreck, which involved a Ford Five Hundred and a Volkswagen Jetta. Apparently, the Ford driver pulled out of a gas station without adequately looking for oncoming… Read More


  How Maryland Contributory Negligence Laws May Affect Your Case   Contributory negligence is a term that the average Maryland resident has likely never heard of. However, once you’ve found yourself in the middle of a personal injury case, this term may become devastatingly familiar. Contributory negligence is a defense tool. In the event that… Read More


  Understanding the Differences Between Compensatory and Punitive Damages.   If you have sustained a personal injury as a result of negligence on the part of another, you are entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation for your injuries. But exactly what type of compensation can you expect to receive? In the… Read More


The Texas Fourth District Court of Appeals rejected a plaintiff’s attempt to revive his malpractice lawsuit against two lawyers who previously represented him in an arbitration proceeding. Self-represented Plaintiff Missed Critical Deadline to Identify Expert Witness. On August 8, 2018, the Texas Fourth District Court of Appeals in San Antonio declined to reinstate a legal malpractice lawsuit… Read More


Officials from the Maryland Transportation Authority have settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $900,000. The case stems from a deadly 2015 police pursuit crash that occurred on Interstate 95. In December 2015, a 52-year-old woman named; Sonjia Johnson-Baker; tragically died in an automobile accident. The incident  occurred on Interstate 95; just outside of White Marsh,… Read More


Most older drivers never talk to a medical professional or family members about their ability to drive safely, according to a new study. But that needs to change, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, a nonprofit research and educational arm of insurance and travel giant AAA. The foundation is urging family members to have discussions… Read More


The Jaklitsch Law Group has been selected Best Personal Injury Trial Law Firm 2018-USA!! That’s right— #1 in the entire country!!! Now You know why everyone calls us THE BIG DOGS!! We are so honored. Thank you. www.jaklitschlawgroup.com… Read More


5 seconds is the minimal amount of attention that a driver who texts takes away from the road. If traveling at 55 mph, this equals driving the length of a football field without looking at the road. Texting makes a crash up to 23 times more likely. Teens who text while driving spend 10% of… Read More


  Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time for many motorists to trade four wheels for two. But as more motorcycle and bicycle riders take to the streets, collision fatalities tend to increase. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 60 percent of motorcycle crash fatalities and 51 percent of bicycle crash… Read More