Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Washington, DC
Experienced, Aggressive & Compassionate Attorneys
Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C., is a Washington, DC personal injury law firm dedicated to recovering the compensation injured victims deserve. Our lawyers have more than 85 years of combined experience and have recovered
more than $250 million in compensation on behalf of our clients. We are passionate about the craft of law and the rights of the victims and families we serve.
If you or a loved one has suffered any physical, emotional, and / or financial damages as the result of another's negliegence, you have a right to take legal action by filing a personal injury claim. Our firm represents victims throughout Washington, DC and the surrounding communities and we handle a wide range of personal injury cases, including:
Car accidents have long been one of the most common causes of personal injury and death. By filing a personal injury claim, injured victims can hold responsible drivers liable for their actions and recover the damages they suffered.
Commercial trucks are massive machines that pose significant dangers to others on public roads and highways. Our lawyers are familiar with the various federal trucking laws and regulations and passionate about fighting on behalf of injured truck accident victims.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are among the most devastating catastrophic injuries a victim can suffer. With the potential to create a lifetime of physical and mental limitations, brain injuries often necessitate expensive, ongoing care and treatment.
When the negligence, carelessness, or misconduct of another causes death, certain surviving family members of the decedent have a right to file a wrongful death claim to recover damages and obtain justice. Our lawyers compassionately guide families through these difficult experiences and fight to hold responsible parties liable for their actions.
Whether in youth sports, recreational leagues, or school settings, athlete injuries are common and sometimes inevitable. When injuries are preventable and result from the negligence of responsible parties or organizations, injured victims and families can file personal injury claims to recover their damages.
Catastrophic injuries refer to any type of physical damage that results in the need for serious medical treatment and / or long-term care. Our firm represents catastrophically injured victims and we are prepared to handle even the most challenging cases, including head, neck and spine injuries and traumatic brain injuries.
By law, bicyclists are considered vehicles with the same rights and responsibilities as drivers of automobiles. When bicyclists obey the rules of the road yet still suffer injuries in accidents caused by careless drivers, they have a right to pursue compensation.
Motorcycle riders face extremely high risks of suffering injury and death during a motorcycle accident. By helping riders prove the negligence of other drivers and fighting aggressively against insurance companies that aim to pay victims as little as possible, our lawyers can secure the compensation injured riders need to recover.
The U.S. government encourages employees to report instances of misconduct and fraud. When helping clients file whistleblower claims, our firm always fights to protect their rights and guide them through the process step by step. We also explain the possible whistleblower cash awards that may be applicable to a case and the whistleblower protections that safeguard employees from retaliation.
Drowning accidents that result in wrongful death or other serious physical complications can devastate families. Whether drownings occur in private pools, public places, or in any other situation, families whose loved one suffered as the result of another's negligence, carelessness or wrongful conduct have the right to pursue compensation.
Premises liability is an area of law that hold premises owners accountable for the injuries visitors and guests suffer while on their property, including those arising from slip and fall accidents. For a premises claim to be effective, it must show that a premises owner failed to keep guest free from preventable harm.
Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals are required to uphold a certain standard of care with diagnosing and treating patients. When they fail to do so, victims and families can hold them liable by filing a wrongful death claim. Common types of medical malpractice claims include birth injuries, surgical errors, emergency room errors, diagnostic errors, and others.
Pharmacy errors and prescription mistakes cause thousands of preventable injuries and deaths every year. When pharmacists fail to exercise caution and diligence when doling out prescriptions, they can be held fully liable for the damages they cause. Our attorneys fight for victims injured by pharmacy errors.
Nursing Home Injuries
As elderly residents are often in fragile states of health, any form of abuse, harassment, and physical injury can cause devastating repercussions. Our firm helps families and victims speak out against nursing home abuse and injuries, all while working toward full and fair compensation, justice, and the safety of others.
Working parents who place their children in daycare facilities expect daycares to be safe, clean, and operate with caution. When children suffer preventable injuries as the result of facility or employee negligence, families can pursue monetary compensation by filing a personal injury claim.
Drivers are required by law to be aware of the pedestrians with whom they share the roads. When pedestrians suffer injuries or death caused by a driver who disobeyed traffic laws or drove negligently, our firm can work on their behalf to ensure that justice is obtained and that careless drivers are held liable for compensating victims.
Unsafe products injure and kill numerous consumers each year. By filing a personal injury claim on the basis on product liability law, injured consumers and their families can hold manufacturers, marketers, and / or retailers liable and recover any damages that resulted from using an unsafe product.
Schools and school districts have the responsibility for ensuring the safety of all students and that their school grounds are free from dangerous and hazardous conditions. When your child suffers a preventable injury at school, or when you suffer a preventable injury on a college campus, you have the legal right to recover your damages.
Trust in Attorneys with More Than 85 Years of Combined Experience
At Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C., our attorneys are able to handle a wide range of personal injury cases and secure full and fair compensation on behalf of our clients.
Our firm fights aggressively on behalf of our clients, and we have the abilities to do so successfully. Request a free case evaluation to learn more about your case or
contact our firm to learn precisely how our Washington, DC personal injury lawyers can fight for you.