Washington, DC Car Accident Attorney
Fighting for the Rights of Injured Victims & Families
In the country's 8th most populated metropolitan area - Washington
DC, Maryland, and Virginia - auto accidents and injuries happen all the
time. When it happens to you, the world as you know it can come to a screeching
halt. After a preventable injury, you have the right to take legal action,
hold negligent parties accountable, and recover damages such as your medical
expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
That is where the experienced Washington, DC auto accident lawyers at Chaikin,
Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. can help. We know the right questions
to ask. We know how to deal with auto insurance companies and their adjusters.
Our attorneys know how to get you the compensation you deserve.
Have you or a loved one been injured in a car accident? Click here for
a free case evaluation!
How We Can Help
Our award-winning lawyers draw from over 90 years of combined experience
to help clients after they’ve been hurt in auto accidents. Over
the years, we’ve successfully recovered hundreds of millions of
dollars in compensation for victims and families harmed in all types of
incidents, including those involving:
The full range of injuries –
spinal cord injuries.
All types of car accidents –
Other types of traffic accidents –
school bus accidents.
Accidents caused by a range of factors –
icy road conditions,
uninsured and underinsured motorists,
Have questions about your rights as a victim? Read our
car accident FAQ.
Understanding Your Right to Compensation
As a victim of a preventable crash, you have the right to pursue financial
compensation for your damages, including any physical, financial, and
emotional damages you experienced as a result of the wreck and your injuries.
In order to hold the at-fault party responsible – be it another
driver, a commercial transportation company, auto part manufacturer, or
other entity - you need to create a clear and convincing claim. This claim
is centered on proving another party’s negligence
more likely than not caused you harm, and that you suffered damages for which you should be
As attorneys, our role is to guide you swiftly and successfully through
the process while handling all legal work, advocating for your rights,
and fighting for the
maximum compensation possible. We’ve helped hundreds of victims and families affected by auto
accidents, and we know how to leverage our decades of experience when
battling insurance companies intent on denying or minimizing your payout.
Our team is available to help you better understand your right to compensation
and what you can expect based on the unique facts and circumstances of
Examples of Our Auto Accident Verdicts & Settlements
$15 million award for a passenger in a vehicle who was permanently paralyzed from
the neck down when a bullet intended for the driver of her vehicle hit
her instead. The driver's disgruntled ex-boyfriend chased down the
car in which our client was a passenger, ran it off the road, and then
shot and killed the driver.
$6 million settlement on behalf of a man who suffered a brain injury as a result
of a rear-end collision.
$4.8 million settlement for a motorcycle rider who suffered serious injuries when he
collided with a minivan towing a trailer that had pulled from a stop sign.
The case was settled for the maximum amount of compensation available.
$1.9 million jury verdict for a woman who suffered permanent back injury in a car crash.
Our client's injuries were severe and negatively impacted her ability
to work as a veterinarian for large animals and endangered species. Prior
to trial, State Farm offered a $20,500 settlement.
$750,000.00 on behalf of an endodontist who was operating a motor vehicle broadsided
by a van that went through a red light. The client suffered an injury
to her neck and weakness of her dominant hand, resulting in the loss of
$675,000.00 obtained for a woman who was a passenger in car whose driver lost control
of the car and crashed into a tree. The woman fractured her pelvis and arm.
These verdicts and settlements represent cases involving catastrophic injuries.
However, we accept cases on behalf of any person injured by the negligence
of another person. Whether you suffered a neck strain or paralysis, whether
your case is worth $10,000 or $10,000,000, our lawyers are prepared to help you.
Learn More About Your Rights - Contact Us Today!
If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident in Washington,
DC or anywhere in the DC metro area, speak to one of our skilled lawyers
before you settle with an insurance company. Our Washington, DC car accident
lawyers are committed to obtaining justice for you - the victim.
Fill out a free case evaluation form or call (202) 644-8303 for a free