Alperstein & Diener attorney and legal analyst Warren S. Alperstein was quoted in WBAL-TV’s breaking news story regarding The Court of Appeals decision involving Officer William Porter. Maryland’s highest court ruled that the Officer Porter can be compelled to testify at the trials of the five other officers in the case surrounding the death of…

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The criminal defense attorneys at Alperstein & Diener explain the basic differences between a felony and a misdemeanor as it pertains to criminal law. A felony and a misdemeanor are two classifications of crimes used throughout the United States. When an individual gets arrested, he or she could be charged with a felony or a…

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The attorneys at Alperstein & Diener explain the various scenarios that may warrant a need for a renter to hire a lawyer regarding their rights. Many legal issues surface between landlords and tenants, yet they often get disregarded due to a lack of understanding around tenants and landlords’ rights. The majority of these issues are…

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Whether it’s a routine fender bender or a serious collision, being involved in a car accident is an overwhelming and frightening experience. This situation can be intensified if you were riding a bike when the accident occurred, but your rights are substantially the same. Safety is the biggest priority immediately following the crash, so if…

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The attorneys at Alperstein & Diener explain how a person’s social media activity could affect his or her case while in the midst of a legal battle. Over the past decade, social media platforms have taken the world by storm, and the amount of channels available for public use is constantly increasing. What was once…

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The personal injury attorneys at Alperstein & Diener protect the rights of accident victims who suffer from injuries that aren’t immediately apparent.   Car accidents are distressing and occasionally life-altering events, and there can be a great deal of force involved when two vehicles collide even in the smallest of fender-benders. Oftentimes, when individuals are…

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The personal injury attorneys at Alperstein & Diener explain the reasons for which a person may be held legally responsible for a car accident even if he or she wasn’t driving or in the vehicle at the time of the accident. In many car accident cases, one the most contentious issues that surfaces after the…

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The personal injury attorneys at Alperstein & Diener explain the protocol for pursuing a lawsuit over a slip and fall accident that occurred in a store or business. Slip and fall accidents occur every day and more of the injuries resulting from these accidents are causing serious, life-threatening harm to people, oftentimes leading to permanent…

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Immunity is a valuable tool for prosecutors when attempting to convince a witness to testify, but there are certain rules to be aware of that govern how and when immunity can be used. Oftentimes, a witness may have knowledge of an event or series of events that will strengthen a case against another individual or…

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