gavelThe basis for a personal injury lawsuit occurs when you have been caused harm by the actions or negligence of another party. If you are injured due to a car accident, a medical accident, or someone else’s negligence, then it’s time to explore your legal options.

A personal injury suit may be brought against an individual or an organization. Some of the most common types of personal injury cases are:

  • Auto accidents. About 80 percent of car accidents in the U.S. are caused by distracted drivers. If you have been injured in a car accident in which the other person was at fault, then the odds are high that you have a case against the driver.
  • Medical malpractice. This case arises when you are harmed by a physician’s negligence. This may range from surgical errors to misdiagnosing a condition.
  • Wrongful death. When a person dies as a result of the actions of another party, the victim’s family has the option to take legal action. Contact a personal injury lawyer at once to find out how to proceed.
  • On-the-job accidents. If your employer created or ignored the conditions that caused your accident, then you may be able to sue them. Most laws governing these cases set the bar for proof extremely high—talk to a personal injury attorney to ensure your suit is viable.

Laws governing personal injury cases are not only complex, but also vary from state to state. This is why it’s crucial to hire an experienced personal injury attorney to represent you. Along with handling your case, a good personal injury attorney will be able to clearly explain legal matters to you and provide sound advice when you need to make tough decisions about your case.

Contact a Maryland Personal Injury Attorney Today

If you've been injured in an accident, you need to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Please contact us online or call our Gaithersburg office directly at 301.840.0404 to schedule your free consultation.



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Greta James 10/18/2021 10:59 PM
Thank you for explaining that there are different types of injuries that a personal injury lawyer might help you with. My friend had an accident at work which resulted in a lifelong disability. Although she won't ever get her normal life back, I think she should definitely consult a professional who can make sure she gets compensation and her medical bills covered.
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