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 90 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
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
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.
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,
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
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
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 90 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.