Alex Bland was crossing the street. When I speak to groups and ask this question, usually less than 10 percent of the people raise their hands. If a doctor refers you for a type of treatment that makes you uncomfortable, let the doctor know how you feel and discuss alternatives. Surely, if we did that, we’d be fine and have a great time. He retained my services, and I immediately notified the insurance company that I was representing him.Read More
Maryland Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Maryland
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Serving Maryland
- Elisabeth Herndon
- Louis G. Close, III
- Thomas E. Pyles
- Marco V. Rodriguez
- Justin P. Katz
- Kathleen Cahill
- Garry L. Wilcox, Jr.
- John H. Harman
- Gwen-Marie Davis Hicks
- Richard L. Jaklitsch
- Mallon A. Snyder
- Burt M. Kahn
A partner at Herndon and OMeara: Attorneys at Law, Elisabeth Herndon focuses her practice on criminal defense matters. From the firms office in Baltimore, she provides compassionate and astute representation to people throughout the greater metropolitan area and across the state of Maryland who have been charged with the commission of misdemeanor or felony offenses. Ms. Herndon is admitted to practice before all Maryland state courts.When meeting with her clients, Ms. Herndon discusses their cases with them in detail and outlines the different strategies that might be available to utilize in their defense. No matter how serious the charges are, she believes that the ultimate choice as to how to proceed is up to them, and thus she will not pressure them into signing off on a plea bargain if the decision is made to mount a defense in front of a judge or jury. Prior to co-founding Herndon and OMeara: Attorneys at Law in August 2018, Ms. Herndon was an attorney at another Baltimore-area firm, and in addition to her criminal defense work, she handled personal injury and wrongful death litigation, representing clients who had been harmed by the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities.Highly regarded by her fellow professionals for both her successful track record and her ethical approach to what are often emotionally charged cases, Ms. Herndon has been given a Superb peer review rating through Avvo. She has also been named as one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under Age 40, as compiled by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Ms. Herndon pursued her legal education at New England Law | Boston and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2014. Her professional affiliations include the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association.
Louis G. Close, III
Attorney Louis G. Close, III focuses his Maryland practice on the representation of individuals who have been harmed as a result of medical negligence, products liability and catastrophic personal injury. A 1986 graduate of University of Baltimore School of Law, Mr. Close has successfully handled many complex and serious cases and has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients in his more than 25 years of practice.Mr. Close is licensed to practice law in Maryland, the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He has represented clients in trial court venues throughout the state of Maryland, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, as well as federal courts in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania. His firm, Louis G. Close, III, LLC, is located in Towson, Maryland.
Thomas E. Pyles
Thomas E. Pyles is the founder of his eponymous law firm located in Waldorf, Maryland. Providing representation to clients throughout the state, he has a varied practice, with approximately half involving plaintiffs personal injury and wrongful death litigation. The types of cases that he handles in this regard include medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and motor vehicle accidents.Mr. Pyles also provides defense representation to clients who are facing state misdemeanor or felony charges such as driving under the influence, weapons violations, drug possession and distribution, domestic violence, theft and other property offenses, and violent crimes. In his family law practice, he assists clients who are facing the end of their marriage and who are dealing with divorce-related issues such as property division, child custody and visitation, and spousal and child support. Finally, he helps clients who are struggling with their financial obligations and are seeking debt relief under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.Mr. Pyles pursued his undergraduate education at the University of Baltimore and received a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice magna cum laude in 1988. He then attended American University Washington College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1991. While in law school, Mr. Pyles clerked for the Felony Major Crimes Trial Section of the U.S. Attorneys Office of the District of Columbia. After graduation, he was an associate at a Maryland law firm before starting his own practice.During his career, Mr. Pyles has handled more than 200 jury trials and over 1000 bench trials. His successes on behalf of his clients has led to his being named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for several consecutive years. He is admitted to practice in Maryland and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Marco V. Rodriguez
Attorney Marco V. Rodriguez is a solo practitioner based out of Laurel, Maryland. Mr. Rodriguez handles immigration, personal injury and real estate matters, serving clients in Washington, D.C. and Anne Arundel, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery and Prince Georges counties in Maryland.Mr. Rodriguez has been licensed to practice law since 2005 and has more than 10 years of experience. He received a bachelors degree from the University of Maryland and earned his law degree from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.After graduating from law school and becoming a licensed Maryland attorney, Mr. Rodriguez served as managing partner for a Maryland-based title and escrow company. He went on to practice as a partner at a private Maryland law firm and opened his solo practice in 2013.Mr. Rodriguez is admitted to practice law in all Maryland state courts. He serves personal injury and real estate clients throughout Maryland, and immigration clients on a national basis. He prides himself on providing quality legal services to a diverse range of clients at an affordable price and strives to consistently exceed his clients expectations.Outside of the office, Mr. Rodriguez enjoys being an active member of his legal community and is involved with various professional organizations. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, and previously served as chair, secretary and treasurer of the associations immigration section. He also belongs to the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the Maryland Land Title Association.
Justin P. Katz
Justin Katz is a Partner in the Personal Injury Practice Group at Gordon Feinblatt, LLC, one of Marylands premier law firms. He is admitted to practice in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia. Justin has spent his entire career handling a wide array of complex personal injury matters, including motor vehicle collisions and automobile negligence claims, bus and trucking accidents, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, swimming pool and drowning accidents, wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, animal attacks and dog bites, workers compensation claims and first-and third-party bad faith claims.In 2011, Justin was named a Rising Star” byMaryland Top Lawyers, and continued to receive this recognition in every year that has since followed. He has also been selected to membership in theNational Trial Lawyers Top 100, organization, as well as the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 for every year since 2015. He has a Superb 10/10 rating on AVVO.Justin is admitted to and practices throughout the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland and Virginia, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, and the United States District Court for the State of Maryland, the Superior Court for the District of Columbia and the United States District Court for the Commonwealth of Virginia (Eastern District).Prior to joining with his fathers practice, from 2004 until 2011, Justin began his legal career at a pre-eminent and highly respected Plaintiffs personal injury practice where he received extensive first-chair trial experience and tried hundreds of cases to verdict. In 2011, Justin joined the ,Bob Katz Personal Injury Group, to work with his father and is proud to have been able to continue his legal education under the mentorship of his father, a distinguished personal injury attorney in his own right.Justin received his J.D. from Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and his B.A. fromWashington University in St. Louis,.He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Montgomery County (MD) Bar Association, the Prince Georges County (MD) Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association and the Fairfax Virginia Bar Association. He is also an active member of the Maryland Association for Justice and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, both Plaintiffs advocacy organizations in Maryland and Virginia, respectively. Justin has previously co-chaired the auto-negligence section of the Maryland Association for Justice (formerly known as the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association).His Practice Group handles a wide array of personal injury matters. The complete listing of accepted case types is below:,Our Practice Areas Include:,Automobile, / ,Car Accidents,Truck Accidents,Bus Accidents,Train Accidents,Motorcycle Accidents,Boating Accidents,Workers Compensation / Work-related Accidents,Slip and Fall Injuries (Premises Liability),Airplane Accident Litigation,Tour Bus Accidents,Drowning Accidents,Wrongful Death / Fatal Accidents,Claims for Conscious Pain and Suffering,Defective Products Litigation,Traumatic Head and Brain Injury,Dog Bites / Animal Attacks / Animal Liability,Birth Injury,Pharmaceutical Claims,Negligent Food Poisoning / Food Bourne Illness,Elevator / Escalator Accident,Construction Accidents/Litigation,Nursing Home Abuse / Neglect,Serious Infection,Sick Building Syndrome,Abrasions, Scarring, Disfigurement,Fire/Burn Related Injuries,Falling Objects,Malpractice,Insurance Bad Faith,Medpay / Personal Injury Protection Contract Claims,Breach of Insurance Contract Litigation,Other Complex Litigation Matters
233 East Redwood Street, The Garrett Bldg.,, Baltimore MD 21202
Employment lawyer Kathleen Cahill is committed to advocating for employees in all areas of employment rights, from sexual harassment and discrimination to employment agreements and non-compete agreements. Ms. Cahill represents individuals from all professions, trades, and workplace roles. Ms. Cahill also represents victims of sexual assault, medical malpractice, and other serious personal injury. She has been litigating for over 30 years in the state and federal courts, and also has successfully resolved many disputes through negotiation and mediation. Ms. Cahill is committed to providing a full and realistic analysis of options, rights and remedies, and a plan that fits each individual clients circumstances. Ms. Cahill began her career at Piper & Marbury (now DLA Piper) and launched her own firm to focus on representing individuals. Ms. Cahill also has served and lectured nationally and locally in many leadership roles among employment lawyers and trial lawyers, including as Chair of MELA and as a Board Member of NELA, the Bar Association of Baltimore City, MAJ, and AAJs Employment Rights Section. Ms. Cahill has taught trial advocacy at University of Baltimore School of Law for more than 15 years. Ms. Cahill is well known for her intense focus, tenacity, practical smarts, and tireless commitment to her clients.
Garry L. Wilcox, Jr.
Law Office of Garry L. Wilcox, Jr. LLC, is a law firm in Fallston, Maryland, founded by attorney Garry L. Wilcox, Jr. Mr. Wilcox practices personal injury law and represents injured clients in matters involving car accidents, insurance claims, motor vehicle accident hearings, premise liability, slip and falls, Social Security Disability, state accidental disability and truck accidents. He serves clients in the Baltimore metropolitan area, including all the surrounding cities.A licensed attorney since 2002, Mr. Wilcox has more than 15 years of litigation experience. He graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a bachelors degree in political science, earned a law degree from New England Law in Boston, Massachusetts, and is admitted to practice in all Maryland state courts.Mr. Wilcox believes in developing strong personal relationships with his clients. He provides personalized attention and maintains ongoing contact with each client, providing them with regular updates on their case. His years of experience provide him with the knowledge to handle complex personal injury and Social Security Disability matters and is committed to helping clients achieve the best possible solution for their specific situation.Providing free initial consultations, Mr. Wilcox takes the time to review each client matter in detail and provide a clear explanation of the process. He is compassionate toward each client, always treating them with respect, answering their questions and providing guidance.Away from the office, Mr. Wilcox is involved in various professional organizations. He is an active member of the Harford County Bar Association and the Maryland State Bar Association.
John H. Harman
Handling matters of business law, real estate law, personal injury and medical malpractice, John H. Harman is a valuable partner of Coggins, Harman & Hewitt. He represents the people of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area in matters of white collar crimes, financial crimes defense, estate planning, trusts, wills, certification and antitrust law, real property law, partnership and limited liability company law, bankruptcy, and creditors rights.A graduate of North Carolina State University, Mr. Harman obtained a Bachelor of Science with a major in engineering in 1966. He then attended the American University Washington College of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1970. While in law school, he was a member of the American University Law Reviews editorial board.Mr. Harman is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland, and before the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. With a general law practice, he is experienced and qualified in almost all areas of the legal arena.A former member of the Montgomery County Alumni Senate, Mr. Harman is currently a member of the Maryland State Bar Association Bankruptcy Section, the District of Columbia Bar, the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, the American Association for Justice and the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland.
20 Courthouse Square, Suite 217,, Rockville MD 20850
Gwen-Marie Davis Hicks
The managing partner at GDH Law in Lanham, Maryland, Gwen-Marie Davis Hicks works diligently as she fights for the rights of those dealing with personal injury, business organization, and business and civil litigation matters. Serving clients in Maryland and the District of Columbia, Ms. Davis Hicks is highly regarded among her peers and is dedicated to providing personal attention to her clients.Ms. Davis Hicks studied at Columbia Union College, now known as Washington Adventist University, as an undergraduate and obtained a bachelors degree in broadcast journalism in 2002. The following year, she entered the University of Baltimore School of Law as a Stephen L. Snyder Center for Litigation Skills fellow. While in law school, Ms. Davis Hicks won first place in the ABA Client Counseling Competition and was an American Bar Association National Moot Court finalist.After receiving her Juris Doctor in 2006, she worked as a law clerk in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. In 2009, Ms. Davis Hicks entered private practice and served as partner at Silvera, Davis & Watts, LLC, in Silver Spring, Maryland. She founded her current firm in 2012. Ms. Davis Hicks is licensed to practice in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.Named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, Ms. Davis Hicks has received a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. She is an active member of the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc. where she sits on the board of governors of its new lawyers section, as well as the American and Maryland State bar associations.
Richard L. Jaklitsch
Rick Jaklitsch is a nationally acclaimed plaintiff personal injury lawyer who handles nothing but car, truck or train crashes. He has been honored by Top Lawyers every single year it has published rankings in both Maryland and D.C. He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America, has held the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been featured in the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers in America (reserved for the top 1% of lawyers in the country) for 20 consecutive years, and in Whos Who in American Law for the last 23 years. The American Trial Lawyers Association has named Rick as one of its Top 100 Trial Lawyersseven different years, and the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys has repeatedly awarded Rick its prestigious Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award.”,This year, the Big Dogs from the Small Firmwon the Litigator of the Year Award for Personal Injury from The Trial Lawyer Board of Regents which, according to the organization is the nations most coveted symbol of litigation achievementfor which nearly 1.1 million lawyers were considered.Rick is also a member of the Ten Million Dollar Advocates Forum, called the most prestigious group of Trial Lawyers in the United States”, as one of the Top Trial Lawyers in America”. Rick served for many years on the Marylands State Bar Associations Judicial Selection Committee, and as a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation, was appointed by Marylands Governor to the Judicial Nominating Commission, and worked for many years on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association.Rick is an Honors Graduate from the University of Maryland School of Law, and earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Maryland. He is Past-President of the Terrapin Club and is President of the Maryland Gridiron Network. He also co-hosted the popular radio show Terp Talkwhich was heard every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. on AM 1580, The Big Talker”.He has taken on many summer interns over the years and has mentored Maryland Association for Justice members and other young lawyers. Rick has also served for more than 35 years as a voting alumni for Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society and mentored undergraduates interested in law school or careers in the law. He has also been involved with mentoring undergraduate athletes at the University of Maryland in his role as President of the Maryland Gridiron Network, and he participates in a program that sets aside one Saturday in the off season for football players to talk to business professionals about careers and graduate school.For 11 years he ran the Prince Georges County Bar Associations golf tournament which raised money to grant wishes for terminally ill children.Rick was a youth baseball coach in Annapolis for more than 10 years. He helped organize the Peninsula Athletic Leagues baseball program in the late 1990s. He also served on the Archbishop Spalding High Schools Board of Directors.
Mallon A. Snyder
A criminal defense attorney with the Law Offices of Mallon Snyder, Mallon A. Snyder represents clients in the Washington, Maryland, metropolitan area, including Prince Georges, Montgomery counties and eleven other Maryland Counties. With over three decades of experience, he has tried hundreds of jury trials and has extensive legal experiences in Marylands district courts. His practice extends to DUI and white collar criminal defense.A graduate of the University of Richmond, Mr. Snyder earned a Bachelor of Science in 1976. He then attended the University of Baltimore, where in 1979 he obtained his Juris Doctor. Currently he is admitted to practice in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia, before the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.He is a former president of the Montgomery County Bar Association and the Montgomery County Bar Foundation. For two years, he also served on the board of governors for the Maryland State Bar Association. Mr. Snyder is currently a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association, and the Maryland State Bar Association.While in law school, Mr. Snyder interned with the Baltimore City States Attorneys Office to try criminal jury trials including cases of Assault, Forgery and Uttering, and Rape. He also handled criminal proceedings in child abuse and CINA cases in the juvenile court. A former executive committee member of the Montgomery County Bar Association, he created the Recent Practitioners section. He has been a guest speaker at the University of Maryland and CASA of Maryland, and is a mentor to many new attorneys.
Burt M. Kahn
Burt M. Kahn is the managing director of the law firm of Joseph Greenwald & Laake, P.A. located in Greenbelt, and Rockville, Maryland. Although the firm offers a wide range of legal services to its clients, Mr. Kahn focuses his practice primarily on medical malpractice and personal injury cases.After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Stony Brook University in 1970, Mr. Kahn attended the American University Washington College of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor in 1974. Both the Maryland State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar admitted him to practice that same year.In 1975, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia admitted him to practice, as did the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The U.S. Supreme Court admitted him in 1978.For the past 43 years, Mr. Kahn has advocated on behalf of personal injury and medical malpractice victims and their families, securing millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his clients. Known for his determination at asserting his clients rights while subverting the defendants arguments, Mr. Kahn has established himself as a formidable litigator who gets results. Through his success, he has earned the respect of both his clients and peers as evidenced by his numerous awards, honors and referrals.Committed to every aspect of his clients lawsuits, Mr. Kahn takes a hands-on approach when preparing his cases. He fully investigates the incident and prepares seamless presentations that simplify the matter for the members of the court. Equally committed to his career, Mr. Kahn remains active in several professional associations.