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Maryland Woman Sentenced for Vehicular Manslaughter

By Hammad S. Matin |

A Maryland woman has been sentenced to prison for five years after she struck and killed a man that was riding a motorcycle in October 2015. The 61-year-old woman was driving under the influence of drugs and pled guilty last July to charges of vehicular manslaughter. She was under the influence of oxycodone and… Read More »

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Do You Know if You Need a Criminal Defense or Civil Attorney?

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you are facing legal issues and are in need of an attorney, it is important to understand what type of attorney you need. If you are being accused of a crime or you are involved in a court litigation, do you know if you need a criminal defense attorney or a civil attorney?… Read More »

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Had a Few Too Many Drinks at a Holiday Party? What to Know Before Getting Behind the Wheel

By Hammad S. Matin |

Maybe you only had one drink, but it still may be enough that you won’t pass a breath test. First, don’t panic. It’s likely that the officer has a reasonable cause to pull you over, even if they don’t know that you’ve been drinking. You could have shown signs of impairment, such as swerving,… Read More »

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Prepare Now for Holiday Road Trips

By Hammad S. Matin |

With the holidays quickly approaching, Maryland Transportation Authority officials are sending out reminders to drivers to stay alert and prepare ahead in order to avoid the nearly inevitable travel delays. Officials estimate that there will be at least a one percent increase in traffic volumes in comparison to peak travel dates last year. Officials… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Woman Dead After Being Struck by a Car in North East, Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

A Pennsylvania woman died after being hit by a car in North East, Maryland. The woman was struck by a 2015 Honda Odyssey that was eastbound on Route 40. The woman was wearing dark clothing and was crossing the roadway in an area that had poor lighting. She was transported to the hospital but… Read More »

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Man Accused of Police Station Attack Found Competent to Stand Trial

By Hammad S. Matin |

A man accused of attacking a Prince George County police station in 2016 has been diagnosed with severe mental health issues, but a judge ruled that he doesn’t qualify to use insanity as a defense at his trial. Michael Ford, 25, was assessed by doctors and determined that he has mental health challenges that… Read More »

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Carjackings on the Rise in Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

A recent study by the State of Maryland has revealed that carjackings are on the rise. In 2016, some 644 carjackings were reported, which is a 23 percent increase compared to the prior year. Advances in technology may be to blame. Cars are no longer able to be hotwired, and instead require a code… Read More »

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Are You Facing Malicious Property Destruction or Arson Charges? We Can Help.

By Hammad S. Matin |

A church in Cambridge, Maryland, recently burned and police are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspects they believe set the fire. The Refuge Temple Church of God fire was put out by members of the church, but the Office of the State Fire Marshal responded to the scene due to the… Read More »

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University of Maryland Coach on Leave After Football Player Dies from Heat Stroke

By Hammad S. Matin |

A 19-year-old University of Maryland student athlete died of a heatstroke while at football practice recently. The student collapsed after showing signs of a heat-related illness and experts have been weighing in as to what is acceptable when it comes to working out teenage athletes in the heat. Victims of Sports Injuries  While athletes… Read More »

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Maryland Man Arrested in Delaware for Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer

By Hammad S. Matin |

A man surrendered to police in Delaware after he was being searched for by Maryland police for assaulting a law enforcement officer. A dog tracked him more than a mile before he finally surrendered. The man was arrested for multiple charges on multiple charges, one of which was being a fugitive from another state…. Read More »

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