When you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of another party or parties, Maryland law says you are entitled to obtain financial compensation from that party for the losses the injuries have caused you to suffer. These losses can be physical, emotional, and financial. Some of the most common damages that a victim can recover in a personal injury case includes medical expenses, loss of income if you are unable to work during recovery, pain and suffering, scarring, disfigurement, emotional anguish, and permanent disability. In order to ensure you receive all the financial compensation you deserve, contact a personal injury law firm in Bethesda MD.
By working with an experienced and skilled personal injury lawyer, the insurance company for the at-fault party will get the message that they will not be able to take advantage of you or try to deny your claim without cause. Our firm provides legal help for all types of accident and injury cases.
A driver who engages in negligent or reckless driving behaviors can be held legally liable for a victim’s losses. Some of the more common negligent causes of car accidents include distracted driving, driving under the influence, drowsy driving, speeding, other traffic violations. Our firm can even help if the driver who hit you was uninsured or underinsured.
Truck accidents can be complex because they often have more than one liable party. Some of the more common causes of truck accidents that our Bethesda MD law firm handles include truck driver fatigue, improper truck maintenance, overweight vehicle, improperly or unsecured cargo, speeding, driving under the influence, and traffic violations.
Motorcyclists are often seriously injured in crashes involving other vehicles. In fact, because of the lack of protection, these accidents often result in catastrophic and fatal injuries. The majority of these accidents are caused by the other driver and not the motorcyclist.
Pedestrian and Bike Accidents
Similar to motorcycle accidents, the majority of these accidents are caused by negligent vehicle drivers and because of the lack of protection for victims, injuries are often severe.
While Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing companies have become popular, determining liability when there is an accident can be difficult. Many ridesharing companies try to avoid liability by claiming the drivers are independent contractors and not employees.
Dangerous and Defective Products
When a product user suffers an injury due to a defect in a product, the manufacturer, distributor, or seller of the dangerous product may be held liable.
State and municipal laws require property owners to keep their property free of hazards and dangers for anyone who has permission to be on the property. When someone is injured, that owner may be liable for the damages the victim suffers.
Survivors of victims killed because of another party’s negligence or intentional actions can pursue compensation for damages they suffer as the result of their loved one’s death.
To learn more about how a Bethesda MD law firm that specializes in personal injury law can help, call Brown Kiely, LLP today.