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What You should Know about Field Sobriety Tests

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. on January 23, 2019 In Accidents

If you’re stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI) in Maryland, you are required by law to submit to a blood, urine or breath test. As part of their protocol in potential DUI or DWI… read more

In Maryland, drivers who are stopped for suspicion of drunk driving may be charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), depending on your blood-alcohol concentration. Both are severe offenses with potentially life-changing consequences, and knowing what… read more

Teen Safe Driving Week

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. on January 23, 2019 In Accidents

The CDC reports that an average of six teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 are killed every day in car accidents in the United States. Teen drivers are three-times more likely to be involved in car accidents than those over… read more

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. on January 23, 2019 In Accidents

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month – a month dedicated to raising public awareness of the dangers of distracted driving while encouraging motorists to take steps to help avoid causing car accidents. While the basic focus of National Distracted Driver… read more

Should I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test in Maryland?

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. on January 23, 2019 In Accidents

Although Maryland has an implied consent law that means drivers agree to undergo a preliminary breath test if stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence, there is no penalty for refusing to submit to a field sobriety test. While you… read more

Questions to Ask Your Auto Accident Attorney

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. on January 23, 2019 In Accidents

When you meet with one of our auto accident attorneys at Cohen & Dwin, we’ll ask you a lot of questions about your accident and injuries. But we expect that you’ll have some questions for us too. Don’t be afraid to get… read more

Falling Objects in Work Accidents

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. on January 23, 2019 In Accidents

Numerous workers are injured each year by falling objects at the job site. Whether you work in construction, in a factory, at a warehouse, or even an office, falling objects can be a serious hazard that you don’t even think… read more

Cell Phone Courtesy Month

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. on August 30, 2018 In Accidents

July is Cellphone Courtesy Month, offering a great opportunity to reflect on how your interactions with these devices impact other aspects of your life. Good behaviors to monitor this month include: How often do you look at your phone?​ How… read more

Hands-Free Technology and Car Accidents

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. on May 8, 2018 In Accidents

Texting on a handheld device while driving in Maryland is illegal. In May of this year, legislators even increased fines associated with this offense in cases where the action causes serious injury or death. This focus on handheld distraction is necessary as… read more

Do Texting Drivers Cause Traffic Accidents?

By Cohen & Dwin, P.A. 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