Archive for April 2014

The Need to Update Estate Plans

A Baltimore County widow whose husband died in 2014 contacted Paul Schwab about a problem she was having collecting on two small life insurance policies.  The policies had originally named her as the beneficiary.  For reasons that were probably valid at the time, her husband in 1984 changed the beneficiary of the policies to the Trustee named in his Last Will and Testament.  The 1984 Will contained a trust for…

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State Police Troopers Focus on Distracted Driving in April

(PIKESVILLE, MD) While April is designated National Distracted Driver Awareness month, troopers across the state will focus their efforts on distracted driving using intense traffic enforcement initiatives. Motorists across the state are reminded that April is National Distracted Driver Awareness month. Maryland State Police will be using a combination of traditional and innovative strategies to target motorists who use cell phones illegally while driving. Extra patrols of troopers will be out…

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Distracted Driving

The Baltimore personal injury attorneys at AFSL explain the top forms of distracted driving.  Distracted driving has become an epidemic on America’s roadways, and the consequences can be deadly. Distracted driving contributes to a significant portion of deaths and personal injuries. According to a 2010 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving causes 18% of the personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting from auto accidents. In…

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Distracted Driving

The Baltimore personal injury attorneys at AFSL explain the top forms of distracted driving.  Distracted driving has become an epidemic on America’s roadways, and the consequences can be deadly. Distracted driving contributes to a significant portion of deaths and personal injuries. According to a 2010 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving causes 18% of the personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting from auto accidents. In…

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