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  • Rules of the Road: Backing up

    Tuesday July 23rd, 2019 This rule is pretty straightforward, anyone backing up and collides with another vehicle is automatically at fault for the accident. The new technology in cars with the cameras are helpful to avoid collision. If you don’t have those please back up cautiously so you don’t hit a vehicle or a ... Read more
  • Rules of the Road: Lane Change

    Thursday July 18th, 2019 If you are changing lanes and there is a collision, the driver changing their lane is most likely at fault for the car accident. This is because the driver already in the lane has the right of way over the driver changing lanes. The exception to this is where both ... Read more
  • Rules of the Road II

    Wednesday July 17th, 2019 If you are making a left-turn and a vehicle collides into you, you are most likely at fault for the car accident. What I hear a lot is that the driver making the left turn feels the vehicle going straight was speeding. That defense won’t exonerate your liability because the ... Read more
  • Rules of the Road

    Tuesday July 16th, 2019 If you rear-end a vehicle you are most likely at fault for the accident in Maryland and Washington D.C. You will need a miracle to get out of this liability and I have heard of a few miracles. A lawyer for the insurance company once argued to a jury that ... Read more
  • Free Consultation

    Tuesday July 09th, 2019 If you or your loved one have been injured in a car accident, daycare or nursing home negligence, Omena Law Firm, LLC is offering free consultations. We can help you with your medial bills, lost wages, out of pocket expenses, and get you the compensation you deserve. Call us now at ... Read more
  • What is Whiplash?

    Wednesday June 26th, 2019 This is a fairly common injury that occurs to a person’s neck following a sudden acceleration-deceleration force that causes unrestrained, rapid forward and backward movement of the head and neck. They are fairly commonly in car accidents. The term whiplash describes damage to both the bone structures and soft tissues ... Read more
  • Client Testimonial

    Wednesday June 19th, 2019 Excellent Attorney From the first visit to our last correspondence, Chinwe was excellent. She communicated and practically predicted that if I was patient I would get the right outcome from my case. She worked diligently and fast. I am 100% satisfied. O.O Silver Spring, MD June 18, 2019 Read more
  • When They See Us – Netflix

    Monday June 17th, 2019 This miniseries was hard for me to watch as a mother of boys, as a lawyer, and a former prosecutor. The obvious villain in the miniseries is Linda Fairstein. However, there are other people who should be called out as well. Everyone who kept quiet when they saw what Fairstein ... Read more
  • Pain & Suffering

    Monday June 10th, 2019 Pain and Suffering is one of the most important components in negotiations for your personal injury claim. Aside from your medical bills and records, this is where the value of your claim lies. The questions to ask yourself are: • How serious are my injuries? • What was my daily routine that I ... Read more
  • Q & A Why does the insurance company ask for pre-accident medical records?

    Tuesday May 28th, 2019 I get asked this question by many of my clients who are often confused as to why the insurance company has the right to ask for and review their medical records before the date of the accident. Sometimes the requests go as far back as three to five years, and ... Read more