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Carroll County math teacher killed in car-bus collision

Fatal car accidents often require an extensive investigation to determine exactly what happened. A reconstruction of the crash can reveal whether efforts were made by drivers to avoid a collision. If one of the drivers appears to have made no such effort, then he or she could be found liable for negligence. Such an accident reconstruction was initiated after a recent crash in Carroll County. The car-bus collision occurred on Feb. 11 and claimed the life of a math teacher who worked at Manchester Valley High School. According to reports, the 24-year-old

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Middle River man killed in truck crash on Route 309

A truck accident is usually more complex and more likely to cause serious injuries than a car accident. A truck’s larger size also means that it is more likely to involve more than one vehicle, especially in dense traffic and poor weather. A recent semi truck accident shows how these factors can combine to cause a deadly crash. A 61-year-old Middle River man was killed after an accident on Feb. 1 at 11:15 p.m., according to Maryland State Police. The crash occurred in Queen Anne as the man was driving a Ford

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House fire in Falls Church kills 2

Personal injury can take many forms, including burns from fires and chemicals. A burn injury is not only extremely painful; it can result in financial losses from medical expenses and lost wages. The following account illustrates how devastating burn injuries in a house fire can be. Fairfax County firefighters report that two people died in a house fire in Falls Church on Jan. 23. The house was on the 3100 block of Manor Road, and was completely destroyed. Firefighters say they responded to the fire just before 3:30 a.m. to

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Elderly man involved in fatal crash in Virginia

There is no way to predict exactly when mishaps will occur on the highways, as any number of factors could contribute to serious truck accidents. Whether they involve a single truck or multiple vehicles, such accidents often could be avoided if drivers acted responsibly behind the wheel. An elderly man driving on the Capital Beltway on the evening of Dec. 27, 2012, was involved in a fatal accident in which he and his two passengers were killed. The collision occurred when the 87-year-old driver of the Ford Ranger pickup truck reportedly

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Two dead in Maryland after road rage incident on I-95

On the morning of Nov. 24th, a tragic accident on I-95 ended in two deaths and three injuries. Police are still investigating the incident, but they suspect that road rage may have played a role in causing the accident. The families of those killed in this car accident, as well as those who were injured, may therefore have a right to compensation depending on the results of an inquiry to find out who was responsible for the incident. According to police, the accident occurred at around 2 a.m. A 2005 Lexus

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Fatal Maryland car accident near ravine kills 3, injures 2 others

Determining the cause of collision is an important part of the accident investigation. Not only does it provide those involved in the accident an explanation of what occurred, it can help identify who is liable for paying medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages that may result. Unfortunately, not all accidents that occur in Maryland provide clues that make it easy to figure out what happened. In some extreme cases it can be difficult to determine if driver error was at fault or did a defective automobile or part

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3-vehicle crash kills Alexandria, Virginia woman

With vehicles traveling at high speeds at all times of day, interstates can be dangerous places for drivers. That’s especially true when traffic is stopped at any place on the highway. Such circumstances led to the death of an Alexandria, Virginia, woman in a recent auto accident, according to a report in the Fairfax Times. The three-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Pulaski County kept closed down that portion of the highway for close to eight hours, according to the newspaper report. Virginia State Police said the accident occurred a

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Trial begins in Brandywine fatal crash involving former FBI agent

When drivers make the choice to abuse their privileges by driving negligently, they risk the safety and lives of others. A vehicle accident can have lasting effects on the life of its victims, potentially causing ongoing harm and suffering. A reckless driver can face consequences for his or her role in any ensuing car accident and may be held responsible for any damages inflicted. In Prince George County, one careless driver is now facing this reality in court. A trial has begun in the case of a former FBI agent

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Tragic Montgomery County motorcycle accident kills 1

A three-vehicle motorcycle and car accident left a 34-year-old Kingman motorcyclist dead and sent a second motorcyclist to the hospital, according to reports. The accident happened in Montgomery County close to the State Road 32 and County Road 775 intersection around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday of last week. The second motorcyclist, a 35-year-old Rockville man was airlifted from the accident scene and taken to an Indianapolis hospital after the accident. The motor vehicle involved in the accident was an SUV and that driver was not injured in the crash. The exact

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Montgomery County car crash leaves one dead, another injured

When someone is a passenger in a vehicle, that passenger is putting his or her safety in the hands of another, assuming that driver will drive safely and without incident. That was not the case after a car crashed into a tree on Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase Village, killing a female passenger and injuring the male driver. The car crashed into the tree a little before noon last Wednesday on the southbound lanes of Maryland State Route 185, also called Connecticut Avenue, near Irving Street, according to Montgomery County

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Attorney Steven H. Dorne

Attorney Steven H. Dorne is an accomplished lawyer who practices in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He brings more than 30 years of experience and a long record of success to each case. His law practice is distinguished by careful preparation and thorough analysis of each case.

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