Pain and Suffering Claim: How is it Calculated?

A third-party claim is traditionally filed to seek restitution for “pain and suffering” losses, but how is this calculated? Here, the legal team at Murnane & O’Neill explain some of the ways that the value of pain and suffering is calculated. Defining Pain and Suffering Legally, pain and suffering is a form of general damages…

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Hit and Run: Consequences and Penalties

Hit and run crimes are not taken lightly, and if you are convicted, you can face serious penalties. Here, the legal professionals at Murnane & O’Neill explain what a hit and run is, the penalties if you are convicted and best practices if you are involved in a car accident. No matter how serious or…

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Workers’ Compensation: Getting What You Deserve

Take the time to weigh your workers’ compensation settlement options carefully, as you deserve suitable compensation for the pain you have endured. Here, the legal professionals at Murnane O’Neill provide information about workers’ compensation settlements, and how to get the most out of your claim. It is very likely that at some point during your…

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Worker’s Compensation Part II: Frequently Asked Questions

Filing for worker’s compensation can be stressful and confusing, especially if you are in serious pain. Here, the legal experts at Murnane & O’Neill, Attorneys at Law answer some of the most common questions. Becoming injured on the job can be a painful, stressful and confusing situation.  Understanding your rights under worker’s compensation law is…

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Have You Been in a Trucking Accident? You Need to Hire a Lawyer

The general practice attorneys at Murnane & O’Neill explain why it is crucial that individuals who have been involved in a truck accident obtain legal representation. Perhaps you do not feel that your injuries are severe. Perhaps you were cleared to go home from the emergency room on the same day as the accident. Perhaps…

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Common Workplace Injuries

Even when workplace supervisors work diligently to mitigate the risk of employee injuries, workers are still at risk for being hurt on the job. The worker’s compensation attorneys at Murnane & O’Neill examine three of the most common workplace injuries within recent years, and suggest what to do if you are injured at work. Although…

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Trucking Accidents: Common Causes and Liability

Often, the cause of and responsibility for a trucking accident are not always as clear as in a typical car accident. Even though large trucks are only responsible for 3% of injury-causing motor vehicle accidents, these accidents can cause significantly more harm than other automobile accidents. This is due to the heavy weight of their…

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Understanding Workers Compensation Denial

The attorneys at Murnane & O’Neill work with clients to receive compensation for workplace injuries. Here, the workers compensation attorneys explain why some claims are denied, and what can be done about it. Workplace injury is a serious issue for which it can be difficult to obtain compensation. Such injuries can be caused by a…

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Worker’s Compensation in Maryland: The Fine Print

The general practice attorneys at Murnane & O’Neill examine the minute details of worker’s compensation in Maryland. In the state of Maryland, workplace injuries must occur under very specific circumstances in order for a worker to receive medical coverage. Specifically, the worker’s compensation guidelines for the state require that the accident that caused the workplace…

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Winter Driving Safety Tips

With winter weather comes driving hazards that can cause serious accidents. The general practice attorneys at Murnane & O’Neill suggest ways of preventing car accidents as the result of icy conditions as the temperature drops. Slippery roads caused by ice and snow are a leading cause of car accidents. Roads with a lower coefficient of…

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