Passenger Rights

Rights of the Passenger in an Auto Accident

If you were a passenger in a Baltimore area car accident and suffered injuries you do have rights. As a passenger the law allows you to seek legal recourse against the liable party, or parties. It is a wise move to speak with a Maryland Car Accident Lawyer if you were a passenger in an auto accident and suffered injuries.

Passengers Rights in Maryland Auto Accidents

As a passenger you have rights if you were injured in a Maryland car crash. You bear no legal liability and you could have done nothing to prevent the accident. Maryland personal injury law allows for you to seek benefits and compensation for your injures from all liable parties. Liable parties can be the owner of the vehicle that hit you, the driver of the car you were in or corporate entities if you were hit by a commercial vehicle. By retaining a skilled Baltimore Car Accident Lawyer you will know that your rights are protected and that you will get all benefits from all possible compensation sources.

Damages Possibly Awarded in Maryland Automobile Accidents

If you, or a loved one, are injured in a Maryland side swipe accident you may be entitled to benefits and compensation according to Maryland Personal Injury Law. The severity and extent of your injuries, as well as the impact they will have on your life after the accident, will determine what damages you may be awarded. Commonly awarded damages are:

  • Medical benefits
  • Health care cost reimbursement
  • Lost wage compensation
  • Future lost earnings compensation
  • Pain suffering (not applicable in Delaware Workers Compensation claims)
  • Funeral and death benefits

By retaining a qualified Baltimore Maryland Car Accident Lawyer you will feel better knowing that your rights are protected as they will do their best to get you the maximum amount of benefits and compensation for your injuries.

Call Our BelAir Maryland Car Accident Lawyers 

Please call Columbia Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer John Grason Turnbull at 410-321-8860. You can also email Owings Mills Passenger Injury Attorney John Grason Turnbull here. Mr. Turnbull handles accident and injury cases on a contingency fee basis meaning that he charges nothing unless he recovers for you.

Mr. Turnbull serves many areas of Maryland including Towson, Annapolis, Abingdon, Aberdeen, Bel Air, Carney, Catonsville, Cockeysville, Dundalk, Edgemere, Ellicott City, Essex,Glen Burnie, Havre De Grace, Luthersville, Owings Mills, Timonium, Pikesville, Randallstown, Reistertown, Odenton, Pasadena, Crownsville, Linthicum, Edgewater, Severna Park, Crofton, Jessup, Crofton, Columbia, Joppatowne, Edgewood, Fallston, Churchville, Columbia, Scaggsville, Fulton, Elkridge, NorthLaurel, White Marsh, Baltimore, North East, Chesapeake City and Elkton, Maryland.