Legal research, while not always exciting, can be very rewarding when you find the answer to a difficult question that swings a case your way. As long as your insurance company offered to pay your limits, it is then likely off the hook for any judgment against you in excess of those limits. Finally, whatever kind of treatment you decide to receive for your injuries, you should include a medical doctor in your treatment plan, and you should receive periodic re-evaluations from that medical doctor.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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This means that you will agree to refrain from making public statements about the incident, the other party, and your settlement. If you try to handle all of this yourself, you could easily become overwhelmed and discouraged. An uncooperative doctor isn’t the only thing that can make a case difficult to settle. In the next article, we will discuss the final steps you and your lawyer will have to take leading up to trial. You should always seek medical attention after being involved in a car accident, even if you don’t think you are hurt.Read More
I’ll admit - it’s not an easy task. Does the driver of the other vehicle appear to be intoxicated or impaired in any way? If so, describe the behavior to the police officer and insist on further testing. I would respectfully suggest that it might not be a good idea to walk into the insurance company's office, kick the adjuster in the shin, tell him he does not know what he is doing, and then say “give me the most money you can on this car, buddy.Read More
Does The Injury Prevent You From Working? If you are not able to work because of your injuries, and you want to seek reimbursement for your lost wages in your personal injury claim, it is crucial to get a doctor’s disability slip taking you out of work. Some hospitals will HOLD medical bills instead of submitting them to health insurance if they know you have a potential personal injury claim. We may establish that the Defendant was negligent because he violated a Federal or state statute.Read More
Top Lawyers Serving Maryland
- Bruce M. Plaxen
- Jeffrey P. Bowman
- Lon Engel
- Timothy E. Howie
- Steven M. Weisbaum
- Matthew Trollinger
- David R. Waranch
- Daniel Renart
- Marco V. Rodriguez
- Maria E. Mena
- Robert J. Farley
- David E. Tompkins
Bruce M. Plaxen
As a partner at Plaxen & Adler, P.A. Bruce M. Plaxen is committed to representing clients across the state of Maryland, including Baltimore and Columbia. He focuses his practice on personal injury cases that involve the following matters: workers compensation, wrongful death claims, Social Security Disability, animal attacks, automobile accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, product liability and medical malpractice.After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University at Albany, State University of New York, Mr. Plaxen went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law in 1982.With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Plaxen understands the challenges people face following a serious injury that was caused by someone elses negligence. Taking the time to understand each clients goals, Mr. Plaxen uses expert witnesses and convincing evidence to craft a compelling argument. He takes a tactical approach to every case, allowing clients to focus on healing while he fights for maximum compensation on their behalf.For his successes in the courtroom, Mr. Plaxen holds an Avvo Excellent rating, and the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc. has twice honored him for his commitment to serving his clients best interests. The University at Albany, State University of New York bestowed upon Mr. Plaxen its Distinguished Alumnus Award following his pro bono work with the families of people who were killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.Active in the legal community, Mr. Plaxen serves on the board of governors for the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc. and he speaks and gives lectures for that organization. He also serves on the executive committee of the American Association for Justice.
10211 Wincopin Circle, Suite 620,, Columbia MD 21044
Jeffrey P. Bowman
Jeff Bowman is a trial lawyer that represents both individuals and businesses in complex trials and appeals before Marylands state and federal court. For the past three years, Top Lawyers magazine recognized Mr. Bowman as one of the top 100 lawyers in Maryland.Mr. Bowman focuses his practice on civil complex litigation (principally business litigation, estate and trust litigation, product liability, construction and real estate claims and other general civil litigation including serious personal injury). Mr. Bowman also provides non-litigation advice for new and established businesses. He is engaged by out of state law firms in matters involving litigation in Maryland, as well as attorneys seeking assistance in federal court matters.Mr. Bowman has been voted by his peers as a Leading LawyerinWhats Up Annapolis Magazine, in the areas of litigation, business law, employment law, construction law, and education law. He has selected as a Top Lawyerand recognized as a top Business Litigation attorney byTop Lawyers, for the past three years. Mr. Bowman is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the Bar Associations of Anne Arundel County, Kent County, and Queen Annes County.
Lon Engel is the managing partner of Engel Law Group P.C. and he offers legal representation to those with cases of legal malpractice, medical malpractice, whistleblower actions, personal injury, wrongful death, accounting malpractice, securities malpractice and those who have been accused of committing a crime. He represents those in Baltimore, Maryland, including all of Baltimore County.With a focus on the personalized services clients expect from a smaller firm, Mr. Engel also offers the sophistication, knowledge and highly skilled legal representation that comes from over three decades of experience. He has represented clients such as Thomas Stiltz, the Ashley Group, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and Richard Marcinko, The New York Times bestselling author.Mr. Engel earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from George Washington University with a major in business administration in 1991. At the University of Baltimore School of Law, he then earned a Juris Doctor in 1983. He has been honored with the American Jurisprudence Award and is a member of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association and the Baltimore City Bar Association.Devoting 90 percent of his practice to litigation, Mr. Engel is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the United States District Court of Maryland, the District of Columbia, Florida and Maryland. He has taught seminars for the Maryland Health Care Contest and the Baltimore City Bar Association, and he offers pro bono services to the Maryland Disability Law Center and the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service.
Timothy E. Howie
As partner at Hartel DeSantis & Howie, LLP, Timothy E. Howie handles cases of personal injury and motor vehicle accidents. His practice serves those in the Baltimore, Maryland, metropolitan area along with Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Howard County and Baltimore city. Mr. Howies personal injury experience extends to premises liability, products liability, examinations under oath, insurance coverage law, mediation and arbitration, and state insurance commission matters.In 1986, Mr. Howie graduated cum laude from St. Marys College of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in political science. He then attended the University of North Carolina School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor in 1989. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.Mr. Howie is admitted to practice in three states: Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland. Along with the state courts, he is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.Throughout the last two-plus decades of his career, Mr. Howie has represented both defendants and plaintiffs up to the appeals level. Because he has worked on both sides of the aisle, he understands exactly how insurance companies work and the best way to represent his clients. AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Steven M. Weisbaum
The owner of his own law firm located in Rockville, Maryland, Steven M. Weisbaum focuses his practice on family law matters and personal injury and wrongful death litigation experience. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for the quality of his work, Mr. Weisbaum has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and he has received a Superb peer review rating through Avvo.In his family law practice, Mr. Weisbaum provides advice and counsel to people who are facing the end of their marriage and who are thus having to deal with issues related to child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of assets and debts. Because of his significant experience in mediation and collaborative divorce as well as settlement agreement negotiations, he will sometimes help his clients reach an accord on these matters through the use of those alternative dispute resolution methods instead of going through what can be an expensive and lengthy courtroom battle. In addition to his matrimonial practice, Mr. Weisbaums family law experience has included the preparation and review of separation and prenuptial agreements. His personal injury and wrongful death cases have included motor vehicle accidents and premises liability, and in 2012, he received the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award from the Maryland Association for Justice for his successful work on behalf of a client who was injured in a slip and fall on the premises of her apartment complex.Majoring in chemistry, Mr. Weisbaum attended Hobart and William Smith Colleges and received a Bachelor of Science in 1986. His legal education came at Boston University School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1991. Mr. Weisbaum is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Matthew Trollinger is the founder of Trollinger Law, LLC located in Waldorf, Maryland. Focusing his practice primarily on plaintiffs personal injury litigation, he represents Maryland residents who have been harmed by those who violate the safety rules intended to keep all of us safe. He has a passion for helping the injured, whether its from a car crash or a dangerous condition on property owned by another party. Mr. Trollinger also helps workers who have been injured on the job to obtain their rightful workers compensation benefits. After earning an undergraduate degree from Grove City College in 2005, Mr. Trollinger obtained his Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law in 2008. He also studied at Hertford College, part of the University of Oxford, and he completed the Summer Human Rights Program at Trinity Law School in Strasbourg, France. After graduating from law school, Mr. Trollinger was an attorney at a plaintiffs personal injury firm before moving back to his home state of Maryland and opening his own firm in 2011. He is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.The successful results that Mr. Trollinger wins for his clients lead to numerous accolades by his fellow professionals. The recipient of a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo, he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, and he has been selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40. Mr. Trollinger is happy to be selected to Top Lawyers Rising Stars for five years. Mr. Trollinger is frequently asked to deliver presentations on workers compensation topics, and is an active participant in several legal organizations, including the Maryland State Bar Association, Maryland Association for Justice and the Charles County Bar Association.
David R. Waranch
David R. Waranch is an experienced Maryland traffic lawyer who has handled thousands of Maryland traffic tickets. David appears in Maryland traffic court nearly everday.David handles every type of Maryland traffic case, including: driving while suspended, dui and dwi, driving uninsured, speeding tickets, Maryland MVA hearings, and reckless driving violations.David practices throughout the State of Maryland and regularly appears in Montgomery County, Prince Geoges County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Cecil County, Baltimore County, Charles County, Baltimore City, Queen Annes County, Harford County, Carroll County, and Washington County.Mr. Waranch focuses almost exclusively on Maryland traffic violations.
8607 Second Avenue, Suite 405 A,, Silver Spring MD 20910
Daniel Renart is an associate at the firm of Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott LLC. His practice focuses on personal injury and family law. In the realm of family law matter, Mr. Renart has extensive experience dealing with the following issues in his cases: child custody, child support, alimony, property, domestic violence and other complex issues.
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.
Maria E. Mena
Attorney Maria E. Mena is an experienced criminal defense attorney who also handles a variety of other legal matters, including divorce and separation, DUI and DWI and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Her law firm, the Law Offices of Maria Mena, represents a diverse variety of clients in Silver Spring, Maryland, as well as throughout Montgomery and Prince Georges counties in Maryland.Born in Cuba, Ms. Mena graduated from American University in Washington, D.C. She went on to earn her law degree from Howard University School of Law. Fluent in English and Spanish, Ms. Mena is licensed to practice in the state courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia.Ms. Mena has represented clients in a wide variety of criminal cases throughout her more than 25 years of practicing law. She has experience with defending clients against charges of drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes and weapons crimes, among other types of cases. Her outstanding work on behalf of her clients earned her a BV Distinguished rating from the attorney peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell three years in a row from 2012-2014.In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Mena maintains active membership in professional organizations including the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland, the Prince Georges County Bar Association, the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association, the Womens Bar Association of Maryland and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She has also presented lectures at a conference for Hispanic defense attorneys, as well as other professional events.AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.
Robert J. Farley
Bob Farley is a fearless advocate for people injured due to the negligence of others.He is a seasoned and aggressive trial lawyer whose experience of representing clients on both sides of injury cases gives him a unique perspective (and some might say an unfair advantage). Simply put, he has the defense playbook. His experience continues to be a tremendous asset to his personal injury and medical malpractice clients.A Maryland and DC SuperLawyer, Bob has been recognized in the top one percent of all attorneys in Maryland. In addition, he has been named by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Civil Plaintiffs Trial Lawyer – Maryland in 2019 He has also received the Avvo.com Clients Choice Award.Bob began his career in 1986 after serving a clerkship to the Honorable James F. Couch, Jr. of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. He then began his private practice as a medical malpractice and personal injury defense attorney. For more than three decades, Bob has handled many hundreds of personal injury and medical malpractice cases, and has tried over 125 jury trials to verdict as lead counsel in Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia and all state and federal courts in those jurisdictions.Raised in Maryland, Bob is a graduate of Loyola University of Maryland and the University of Baltimore School of Law. In his free time, Bob enjoys spending time with his kids, golfing, riding his Harley and Rocking the Red(Go Caps!).
David E. Tompkins
David E. Tompkins is a principal trial attorney with Lewis & Tompkins P.C. focusing on personal injury cases, particularly car accidents. Admitted to practice in Maryland, Virginia, Missouri and the District of Columbia, he is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the United States Tax Court.Mr. Tompkins handles cases for those who have disfiguring, permanent injuries or broken bones as well as the family members of those who have died due to a personal injury. His clients include those who have been injured in incidents involving plane crashes, medical malpractice, defective products, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents and pedestrian accidents.In 1993, Mr. Tompkins graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Truman State University, then attended the University of Missouri School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1996. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, Mr. Tompkins holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent from. For professional responsibility and ethics, he received the Academic Achievement Award and has an Avvo Superbrating. He is a member of the Missouri Law Review and is Lead Counsel certified.Mr. Tompkins is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the Maryland Association for Justice. With the last organization, he served as the chairman of the Automobile Negligence Section. Extremely active in his community, Mr. Tompkins was on the board of trustees for the Chevy Chase United Methodist Church. AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 330,, Bethesda MD 20814