In the state of Maryland, you cannot be arrested for turning around when you see a DUI checkpoint. However, turning around may rouse suspicion and, if it is determined you have violated a traffic law in doing so, officers may… read more

Do Texting Drivers Cause Traffic Accidents?

By Ioana David on February 15, 2018 In Accidents

Now more than ever drivers and pedestrians are in harm’s way because of distracted driving.  Texting occurs every second of every day and a reported 171.1 billion text messages have been sent in the U.S. since the inception of “texting.” At… read more

Increase in Truck Traffic a Concern

By Ioana David on February 15, 2018 In Personal Injury

Over the past 20 years, truck traffic in the Baltimore metropolitan region, especially the Northeast Corridor, has experienced unparalleled growth. The Baltimore Metropolitan Council predicts a 30 percent increase in truck traffic in the area over the next two decades…. read more

Impact of Icy Roads Lasts Well into Summer

By Ioana David on February 15, 2018 In Personal Injury

Icy roads can contribute significantly to auto accidents. Your car’s ability to maneuver depends on friction with the road, and when the roads are icy, that friction can drop to practically zero. Sometimes even driving slowly is not enough to… read more

Curbing Police Brutality

By Harold Dwin on February 15, 2018 In Personal Injury

Following a six-month investigation conducted by The Baltimore Sun, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts have unveiled a plan to curb police brutality in our city. According to The Sun, civil actions taken against multiple police officers… read more

With increased celebration and travel for the holidays, December is an appropriate time to observe National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. This effort by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is… read more

Child Pedestrian Accidents

By Ioana David on February 15, 2018 In Personal Injury

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 73% of all pedestrian accidents take place in urban settings like Baltimore. This, of course, makes sense – more pedestrians and vehicles sharing an often frantically paced area can’t help but result in more… read more

As we prepare for the next winter storm, the Baltimore personal injury attorneys at Cohen & Dwin would like to encourage you to practice safe winter driving habits. Remember, when visibility is limited and conditions are wet and icy, avoiding… read more

Is Baltimore the Heroin Capital of America?

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. on February 15, 2018 In Medical Malpractice

According to a National Geographic program that airs on August 27th, Baltimore is “where you want to be” if you are looking for heroin. The program, “Drugs, Inc.: The High Wire,” features masked “drug dealers” discussing their various run-ins with… read more