“Personal injury” is a legal term that refers to cases in which a person is sustains harm to their “body, mind or emotions” by another person or entity. Typical defendants in personal injury cases are accused of “carelessness or negligence rather than malice. Negligence occurs when an individual fails to exercise a reasonable standard of…

We are pleased to announce that Arthur Crum was recently certified as a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Forum is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States, as membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, settlements and awards….

Let’s start at the beginning… For a case to be heard, you must have sustained an injury or sustained damage to your property as the result of wrongful or negligent actions by a third person or entity. Common cases include traffic accidents, construction accidents, dog bites, defective products, and medical malpractice. Unfortunately, these types of…

There are few things in life as rewarding as helping kids do something for the first time. Earlier this month, I had that pleasure at the Frederick County Bar Association’s 17th annual fishing derby at Culler Lake in Downtown Frederick, MD. I was one of 12 local attorneys who helped give about 40 kids in…

If you are in a car accident, and the accident was the fault of another driver, you may be able to receive compensation. After all, the accident was not your fault, and you should not be left to bear the financial burden that it has caused. With that said, you may not know what kind…

Car accidents happen far too often, and the first and most pressing concern after an accident is the well-being of those involved. Anyone needing medical attention should be cared for promptly, and other issues should be left for later. At some point, the conversation will turn to liability, and determining who is at fault for…

Unfortunately, auto accidents are quite common. From minor fender benders to major accidents on the interstate, cars are running into each other on a regular basis on roads across the country. It’s important to understand the various types of accidents, as this information could help you determine whether or not you have a valid claim…

When you need to file a workers’ compensation claim, it is not required to hire an attorney. You could proceed with the claim on your own, taking your chances with the system as it is. On the other hand, you may wish to hire an attorney in order to have some assistance along the way….

Motorcycling is an exciting activity – but there is a pretty steep learning curve to get started. If you have a desire to get started in the world of motorcycle riding, you are going to need to learn the basics in order to make your early experiences as enjoyable as possible. With this article, we…

If you read part one of this post, you already know that there are four standards which will typically need to be met in order to be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. The first requires that you are an employee of the business where you were working when you became injured or ill. The other…

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