We all have seen them. While stuck in traffic, or even while hitting high speeds on a highway or freeway, other drivers are texting and driving. If we are all honest with ourselves, it's possible that everyone has done this dangerous act at least once while behind the wheel. Since cell phones have become readily available, texting and driving has become a dangerous trend, as it is often the reason behind a person's car accident injuries.
Whether you're an experienced driver or have only had your license a year or two, you've probably done your best to keep yourself and all your passengers as safe as possible when navigating Maryland roadways. You just never can tell when a reckless or otherwise negligent driver will suddenly come upon you on the highway. Such situations can be extremely disconcerting. Hopefully, if it happens to you, you'll be able to think quickly and react safely to avoid collision.
When there is an accident between a pedestrian and a motor vehicle in Maryland, the pedestrian is likely to suffer from severe and even fatal injuries. These motor vehicle accidents can happen at any time to any person who happens to be in the wrong place when walking. For those who have been injured or lost a loved one in pedestrian accidents, having legal advice on how to pursue compensation is essential to pay for medical bills and treatment or to provide for the family left behind after a fatality.