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Weltchek Mallahan & Weltchek Personal Injury Attorneys

Drunk Driving Accident Victim Awarded Almost $12M By Jury WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) A record-setting judgment from a Carroll County jury, which awarded nearly $12 million to the crippled victim of a drunk driving accident. Derek Valcourt reports the decision came as a surprise in the conservative county, where juries aren’t known to dole out big awards in…

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Personal Injury – $11.8 Million Verdict

Weltchek Mallahan & Weltchek Personal Injury Attorneys

Drunk Driving Accident Victim Awarded Almost $12M By Jury WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) A record-setting judgment from a Carroll County jury, which awarded nearly $12 million to the crippled victim of a drunk driving accident. Derek Valcourt reports the decision came as a surprise in the conservative county, where juries aren’t known to dole out big awards in…

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Brain Injury Lawsuit Cases

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is caused by a blow to the head that is severe enough to cause disruption in brain function. TBIs can also occur from rapid, back-and-forth movement of the brain within the skull. This movement is what damages the brain in cases of shaken baby syndrome and in whiplash injuries…

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Scaffolding Injuries

Working on or near scaffolding is an act of faith, trusting in the apparatus itself and the people who assembled it. When the equipment fails, it usually results in serious injuries or death. Yet many times the victim or survivors do not realize that they have claims beyond workers’ compensation. There are many causes of scaffolding…

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Premises Liability

At The Weltchek Mallahan & Weltchek Law Firm, we represent people who have been injured while on the property of another person or business. Property and business owners have a responsibility to take precautions that will maximize the safety of customers or guests. If the business or property owner knows of a potentially dangerous condition, he or…

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Pedestrian Injuries

Most pedestrian accidents occur because of a collision with a car or other vehicle. Common sites of Pedestrian accidents include parking lots, alleys, sidewalks, driveways, intersections, crosswalks, school zones and playgrounds. Drivers who are not paying attention to the road often fail to recognize pedestrians. Drunk drivers, distracted drivers and drivers who are speeding, frequently miss…

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Parking Lot Injuries

Though parking lots can seem easy to navigate, poorly designed and poorly maintained lots can present numerous dangers and cause serious injuries. If you have been injured in a parking lot in Maryland, it’s important that you explore your legal options.   Uneven surfaces Snow and ice Poorly designed parking lots (which lead to pedestrian…

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Hit and Run Injuries

An accident is considered a hit and run case when one party who has caused or contributed to a collision with another party leaves the scene of the wreck without identifying oneself, and it is a crime. Unfortunately, there are risks associated with driving, whether you drive a car, truck or a motorcycle or boats.  It is irritating enough when…

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Burn Injury

A burn is an injury that is caused by heat, radiation, chemicals, or electricity. Serious burns – especially third degree or higher burns and those that involve a large surface area – can be fatal. Burns are complicated injuries; they affect not only the skin but muscles, nerves, blood vessels, and bone. Burns also affect…

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Personal Injury Law Firm

Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property. The term is most commonly used to refer to a type of tort lawsuit alleging that the plaintiff’s injury has been caused by the negligence of another, but also arises in defamation torts. Types of Personal Injury are: Burn…

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