A personal injury lawsuit typically involves negligent, reckless or intentional conduct of a person or entity which causes bodily harm to another. Bodily harm includes physical injuries, as well as mental and emotional injuries, such as trauma, mental anguish, embarrassment, and pain and suffering. If you can establish the wrongdoer caused the injuries, you may be entitled to compensation for your physical injuries and economic and non-economic damages.
Personal injury claims are complicated. The law is different in every state, and your claim may involve many moving parts. For example, your claim may involve multiple parties, including the wrongdoer, his or her employer, and one or more insurance companies. If you file your claim too late after the injury occurs, your claim may be barred by the statute of limitations. On the other hand, if you file and settle your claim too soon, you may continue to suffer injuries that were not contemplated when you entered into the settlement. and damages.
We can help you navigate these issues so you can seek and obtain compensation that makes you whole. We can identify any claims you may have and develop a strategy that is tailored to your goals, including negotiation, mediation and if necessary, litigation and trial. The personal injury attorneys at Schleifman Law are admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia, DC and New York, and have over 30 years of experience litigating a variety of personal injury claims in the following areas:
If you need or have questions for a personal injury lawyer, call us for a free consultation today.
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