Car and Truck Accidents in Annapolis, Maryland
The City of Annapolis, Maryland, with a population of nearly 40,000, is located off of the Severn River, slightly to the west of the Chesapeake Bay, and is home to the State Capitol and the United States Naval Academy. The City of Annapolis is within Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The activities in Annapolis tilt towards the waterfront, where visitors and residents flock to enjoy the boating life at the City Dock, fine restaurants and quaint shops. Every October, the city hosts the United States Sailboat Show and the United States Power Boat Show. Most visitors and residents of Annapolis travel on U.S. Route 50 which connects the Maryland Eastern Shore to Washington, D.C., and Interstate 97 that helps connect Baltimore to Annapolis. Unfortunately, many drivers traveling along Route 50 and I-97, and for that matter, West Street, Forest Drive, Generals Highway, Ritchie Highway and Riva Road, and across the Severn River Bridge or the nearby Chesapeake Bay Bridge, are careless and distracted, and the result of their carelessness can be tragic car accidents.
As Annapolis car accident attorneys, we are here to represent those who find themselves injured in motor vehicle collisions in the Annapolis area. In 2007, the entire state of Maryland saw a total of 614 vehicle accident fatalities. In Anne Arundel County, there were 48 vehicle accidents that resulted in fatalities.
Anyone who sustains personal injury in a car accident in Annapolis should call the Annapolis Police Department. The city police will prepare a police report if someone is injured in the collision and requires transportation by ambulance to a hospital, or if a vehicle is damaged and requires towing from the accident scene. This report will provide valuable information about the way in which the motor vehicle collision happened, the involved parties, including non-driver occupants of the vehicles, insurance information, witness identification, and usually, an indication by the police as to who the police place at fault. An Annapolis City police report can by requested, with the enclosure of a $5.00 check or money order, and the identification of the central complaint number, and a brief description of where and when the incident occurred, from: The Annapolis Police Department, Central Records, 199 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. If the Anne Arundel Police Department responded to the accident scene, a police report can be requested with a $6.00 check to: Accident Records, Anne Arundel County Police, 8495 Veterans Highway, Millersville, Maryland 21108.
Most individuals who are injured in a car accident in Annapolis, and who require ambulance transport, will be taken to the Anne Arundel Medical Center emergency room off of the Medical Parkway. The hospital is located in the Parole area of Annapolis, and is nearby to the Annapolis Mall.
Our Maryland car accident law firm serves the entire Annapolis area, including Glen Burnie, Crownsville, Severna Park, Arnold, Cape St. Claire, Crofton, Davidsonville, Deale, Odenton, Millersville and Gambrills. We handle serious personal injury and death cases. Our areas of practice include automobile accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and negligence, pharmacy misfills, traumatic brain injury, birth injuries, injuries to minors and children, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, product liability, trucking accidents and wrongful death.
To better serve our clients, we always offer a free initial consultation, available at home or in the hospital. Please contact our office at (410) 654-3600 or (800) 654-1949, or visit our website at www.marylandinjurylawyer.net.
The attorneys at Lebowitz & Mzhen Personal Injury Lawyers are trial lawyers who understand that while proper case preparation often yields a pretrial settlement, some cases have to be taken to court to ensure that justice is done. We regularly try cases in courts across the state of Maryland. Our primary goal is to achieve the best possible result for each car accident client, something we understand by truly knowing our clients and the impact of their injuries. Our commitment to the client starts from the very first meeting, which one of the attorneys attends, not our support staff.