The Bishop Law Group is dedicated to representing everyday people like you. That’s why we’ve put some of our legal knowledge onto this blog. You can read up on various criminal law concerns and solutions from practicing legal professionals. Our blog does not count as legal advice, but if you need any once you’ve finished reading our blog, you can contact us from Baltimore, Maryland, Ocean City, Maryland and all of Maryland for a free consultation.
Is It Worth Suing for Emotional Distress?
Car accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical mistakes, and other life-altering events can lead to severe emotional distress. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that adults across all age groups experience emotional distress at roughly similar rates (ranging from 2.4% to 4.3%), with only minor differences between women and men. If […]
What Is the First Step in Pursuing a Medical Malpractice Claim?
Medical malpractice claims involve situations in which medical professionals, such as doctors, failed to act according to the general standard of care when providing medical care or treatment, thereby injuring a patient. If you were the victim of medical negligence, your first priority is to ensure your health and wellbeing. Then, you need to consider […]
Why Is It Important To Have a Family Lawyer?
If you are facing a family-related legal matter, there are many reasons to consult with a lawyer. Unfortunately, many people wait too long to seek help, and they end up limiting their options as a result. It is also fairly common for people to try to handle their family-related legal matters on their own. But, […]
What Does It Take To Get a Divorce in Maryland?
Divorce in Maryland is a lengthy and intrusive process, involving petitions, discovery, court-ordered co-parenting classes, multiple court conferences, mediations, negotiations of pendente lite and/or permanent child custody and marital separation agreements, and, ultimately, a trial. The process of getting divorced in Maryland is particularly designed to get the parties together on numerous occasions in hopes […]
What Are the Leading Causes of Car Accidents in Maryland?
Maryland is home to more than six million people. As a result, our state has some of the busiest roads and highways in the country. Whether traveling alongside locals, tourists, or interstate truckers, drivers in Maryland share the road with an ever-growing number of travelers. Because of this, car accidents are a daily occurrence in […]
Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident?
Often weighing up to 80,000 pounds, commercial trucks can cause severe injuries, permanent disabilities, and even death when they are involved in traffic wrecks. Victims of truck crashes often face high medical bills, significant pain and suffering, and time away from work they cannot afford. If you’ve been injured or have lost a loved one […]
How Do You Know If You Have a Medical Malpractice Case in Baltimore?
Just like anyone else, medical providers sometimes make mistakes on the job. While some mistakes may be minor and cause no real harm, major errors can have disastrous outcomes. As a patient, you expect to receive quality care; when you don’t, you may suddenly find yourself facing months’ worth – or even years’ worth – […]
Is It Worth Getting a Lawyer for a Car Accident?
In the immediate aftermath of a car wreck, it can be difficult to know what to do next. You may be facing pain, injuries, high medical bills, and time away from work you and your family cannot afford. Some accident victims believe that handling a car accident case is a relatively straightforward process and that […]
What Kind of Cases Do Personal Injury Lawyers Handle?
Personal injury law encompasses a wide range of diverse claims. Depending on the details of your injury, a negligent individual, employer, property owner, or other party may be held responsible for your physical, financial, and emotional losses. Personal injury lawyers help the wrongfully injured pursue compensation from the party or parties responsible for their injuries. […]
Five Defenses Against DUI Charges in Maryland
If you have been arrested for a DUI or DWI in Maryland, it is crucial that you speak to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. The penalties for a DUI or DWI conviction are serious and include losing your license, facing mandatory fines, and possible jail time. A criminal defense lawyer can […]