What Is the “Colossus” Program and How Do Car Insurance Companies Use It to Evaluate Car Accidents and Crashes in Maryland and Washington, DC?
There is a computer software program called Colossus which is used by many if not most car insurance companies to determine what is "reasonable, related & necessary" treatment, especially in car crash injury claims.
Seeking Justice After a Car Accident: Navigating the Legal Maze: How a Skilled Car Accident Injury Lawyer Can Help You Reclaim Your Life What Does the #Scotus Case Mean for Tech?
Re: U.S. Patent & Trademark Office v. B.V., Case #1946, United States Supreme Court (2020) ...
Contracts, Commercial Leases and the Coronavirus Pandemic
The Law of Force Majeure can be complicated. Like any other concept in law, it does not exist in a vacuum ...
Email Confidentiality: The Elephant in the Room
This article addresses the recent ABA Opinion regarding the Duty to Protect the Confidentiality of Email Communications with One’s Client.
FAQs About Auto Accidents
There are approximately 12 million car accidents in the United States each year. It is a disturbing fact that you or someone you know is likely to be involved in an auto accident. Take a few minutes to read the answers to these frequently asked questions about accidents.
Identity Theft
While there is no way to have complete protection against identity theft, these common-sense measures can decrease the odds of becoming a victim.
Protect Yourself From Medical Errors
According to a report issued by a federal government task force, somewhere between 44,000 and 98,000 people die each year because of mistakes made by their doctors. Given the silence in the press regarding the number of deaths caused by medical errors each year, it could be called a "silent epidemic."
What is Legal Negligence?
You may have noticed that when a big lawsuit makes the news, the jury in the case is often asked to figure out if one of the parties was "negligent." But just what does it mean to say someone is negligent, in a legal sense?
Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
With people living longer than ever, more and more of our family members and loved ones will spend time in a nursing home. Although most nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are reputable and provide good care for their residents, a few do not.
Umbrella Insurance Policies
As insurance prices continue to rise, many people are looking for more and better insurance coverage for less money, and "umbrella policies" are often a good option for increasing coverage.
Dangerous Products
Companies that make and sell products have a duty to make sure that their products do not present an unreasonable risk of harm to people who use them.
Revenge of the Condiments
As further proof that an injury can happen any time and in any number of different ways, an injured woman recovered $75,000 in damages caused by slipping on a jalapeño pepper.
Dialing for Disaster
Cellular phones are perfect for emergencies and for staying in touch whenever and wherever we need to be in touch. But there is growing evidence that phones and driving don't mix.
Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer
Although many of us enjoy being handy around the house, there is one time when it does not pay to "do it yourself" — when you or a loved one has been injured. Rather than trying to handle a personal injury claim yourself, you should seek the assistance of a personal injury lawyer for several reasons.
Stop Taking Ephedra
The Food and Drug Administration recently issued an alert advising consumers to immediately stop using products that contain ephedra. According to the FDA, dietary supplements that contain ephedra present an unreasonable risk of illness or injury.
Tort Reform
As we all know, tort reform has become a hot issue in Maryland recently with Governor Robert Ehrlich seeking to limit the recovery for victims of medical malpractice. Governor Ehrlich concern is misplaced. He should be concerned with the victims of malpractice rather than those who caused the malpractice.
Tort Reform
This is in response to the article in Sunday November 14, 2004's opinion section where the President of Johns Hopkins University, William Brody, purportedly exposes "myths" of tort reform, but instead merely perpetuates a number of myths which are perpetrated by the insurance and medical industries. Just as there are self-evident truths, there are self-evident falsities.
Getting to the Root of the Issue
Trees are a natural and often cultivated feature of communities in the Washington Metropolitan area. However, as with all good things come responsibilities. Questions arise as to one's responsibility to cut and trim one's tree when that tree is crossing the property line of a neighbor and possibly doing damage.
Locations of Registered Sex Offenders
Google Maps will map the location of all registered sex offenders in a zip code.
What Not to Ask in a Job Interview State or Local Government Tort Claims Acts
Tort Claims Acts
In God We Trust: Islamic Divorce Law vs. Civil Divorce Law Maryland DUI and DWI: A Brief Overview.
DUI and DWI laws of Maryland: A Brief Overview.
A Brief Imperative Blueprint for Legal Departments Running a Legal Department Utilizing main Insights from two of my favorite business books: 'Good to Great' and 'Built to Last' which I have recently reread.
Client Reviews
He was great in dedicating his time to research all possibilities of the laws and status to determine the best way to fight the case... Melanie
Mr. Pishevar is probably the best attorney money can buy; WHY??? Because he digs deep into your case and assures his client that failure is not an option... Brenda