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    Top Lawyer by Washingtonian

    Two partners have been repeatedly recognized as Washington, DC’s “Top Lawyers” by Washingtonian Magazine.

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    Super Lawyers

    All partners have been included in the prestigious list of Washington, DC Super Lawyers, every year since 2011.

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    Brain Injury Association of America

    The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has named the firm “Preferred Attorneys” for brain injury victims.

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    All partners have served as Past Presidents of this organization, which is committed to justice for local residents.

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    Two partners are Board Certified as Civil Trial Specialists by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, an achievement earned by only 3% of U.S. lawyers.

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Personal Injury Lawyer

Trusted by Injury Victims for Over 45 Years

At Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C., our Washington, DC personal injury attorneys have been helping injured victims and families throughout the DC metro area for more than 45 years. Our legal team is passionate about helping victims put their lives together after suffering injuries in preventable accidents, and we have been successful in recovering millions of dollars in compensation for our clients.

If you or someone you love has suffered an injury as a result of another's negligence or wrongful act, our legal team is here to help. We handle any type of personal injury case and will fight for the compensation you deserve

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Why Choose Us?

  • We have over 90 years' combined experience and are licensed in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
  • We have recovered over half a billion dollars in compensation for our clients.
  • All three of our firm's active partners have been selected for inclusion in the prestigious Super Lawyers® Magazine from 2011 to 2018.
  • Our partners have earned the highest AV® Rating from nationwide attorney-ranking service Martindale Hubbell®.
  • Two of our partners have been named Washington, DC's Top Lawyers by Washingtonian Magazine, for over 10 years
  • Partners Joseph Cammarata & Allan M. Siegel are Board Certified as Civil Trial Attorneys by the National Board of Trial Advocacy - an achievement held by only 3% of U.S. attorneys.
  • All three partners have been past presidents of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC.

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We Are a Law Firm That Gets Results

  • $6 Million Brain Injury

    $6 million settlement on behalf of a man who suffered a brain injury as a result of a ...

  • $5 Million Medical Malpractice

    The law firm obtained a settlement in excess $5 million on behalf of a 14 year old client ...

  • $5 Million Motorcycle Accident

    CSCS secured a $4.8 million settlement on behalf of a man who was severely injured when ...

  • $5 Million Pedestrian Accident

    Partner Joseph Cammarata won a $4.5 million verdict for a woman who was seriously injured ...

  • $3 Million Truck Accident

    $3 million settlement obtained by a woman who lost her leg from the knee down as a result ...

  • $2 Million Brain Injury

    $2.4 million settlement obtained on behalf of a woman who suffered a brain injury after ...

  • $2 Million Pedestrian Accident

    $2 million setttlement obtained on behalf of a woman who was struck crossing the street on ...

  • $2 Million Nursing Home Abuse

    The law firm obtained a settlement in excess of $2 million on behalf of 11 claimants ...

  • $2 Million Car Accident

    The law firm obtained a verdict in excess of $1.9 million on behalf of a 28 year old woman ...

  • $2 Million Brain Injury

    The law firm obtained a $1.8 million settlement on behalf of an already paralyzed stroke ...

  • $2 Million Truck Accident

    $1.8 million settlement obtained on behalf of an 80 year pastor of a community church who ...

  • $2 Million Physical Assault Injury

    Law firm obtained a verdict in excess of $1.6 million on behalf of a man who had his jaw ...

  • $1 Million Tractor-Trailer Accident

    $1.4 million settlement on behalf of a family that was run off the road by a ...

  • $1 Million Brain Injury

    $1 million settlement obtained on behalf of our 19 year old client who was a passenger in ...

  • $1 Million Bicycle Accident

    $1 million settlement - which was all of the available insurance - obtained for a ...

  • $1 Million Car Accident

    $1 million settlement on behalf of client suffered a brain injury when the driver of the ...

  • $950 Thousand Police Brutality

    $950,000 settlement obtained on behalf of a man who was struck on the head by a hotel ...

  • $850 Thousand Car Accident

    $850,000 settlement for a driver and two passengers who were injured when a man ...

  • $835 Thousand Car Accident

    $835,000 settlement obtained for a man who was driving in the District when our client's ...

  • $800 Thousand Brain Injury

    $800,000 settlement secured on behalf of a woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury ...

  • $750 Thousand Car Accident

    $750,000 settlement on behalf of an endodontist who was operating a motor vehicle that was ...

  • $750 Thousand Truck Accident

    $750,000 settlement on behalf of a 54 year old woman who lost a portion of her arm when a ...

  • $700 Thousand Truck Accident

    Almost $700,000 settlement on behalf of a man who was run over by the tractor portion of a ...

  • $675 Thousand Car Accident

    In excess of $675,000 settlement obtained for a woman who was a passenger in car whose ...

  • $625 Thousand Car Accident

    $625,000 verdict for a woman who suffered a herniated disc in a car crash and underwent ...

  • $600 Thousand Car Accident

    $600,000 settlement on behalf of a woman whose vehicle was struck in the rear by a ...

  • $600 Thousand Medical Malpractice

    $600,000 settlement obtained as a result of a doctor's failure to diagnose prostate ...

  • $600 Thousand Motorcycle Accident

    $600,000 verdict obtained against the United States Postal Service as a result of the ...

  • $600 Thousand Personal Injury

    $600,000 settlement for a federal employee who broke his foot when a 2,000 pound ...

  • $570 Thousand Truck Accident

    $570,000 settlement at mediation for a tractor-trailer driver who was injured when his ...

  • $500 Thousand Truck Accident

    $500,000 settlement obtained on behalf of a man involved in a tractor-trailer underride ...

  • $500 Thousand Personal Injury

    Law firm obtained a settlemen in excess of $500,000 for a customer in a hardware store, ...

  • $500 Thousand Medical Malpractice

    Almost $500,000 medical malpractice settlement on behalf of a woman who had a tip of latex ...

  • $500 Thousand Car Accident

    $500,000 settlement obtained for a woman who fractured her leg after being hit head-on by ...

  • $500 Thousand Brain Injury

    $500,000 settlement on behalf of a man who suffered a brain injury after being knocked ...

  • $500 Thousand Birth Injury

    $500,000 settlement obtained on behalf of the parents of an infant who suffered a brachial ...

  • $500 Thousand Bus Accident

    $500,000 settlement obtained on behalf of a passenger in a bus accident who suffered a ...

  • $450 Thousand Car Accident

    $450,000 verdict awarded by United States District Court Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson to ...

  • $450 Thousand Sexual Assaults

    $450,000 settlement obtained as a result of the rape of a minor by the boyfriend of a ...

  • $400 Thousand Premises Liability

    $400,000 settlement secured for clients who were stabbed and / or shot as a result of a ...

  • $395 Thousand Car Accident

    $395,000 settlement obtained on behalf of a man whose car was struck by a delivery van. ...

  • $350 Thousand Police Brutality

    $350,000 settlement secured on behalf of woman who was the victim of excessive force by a ...

  • $350 Thousand Slip & Fall

    $350,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury as a ...

  • $320 Thousand Slip & Fall

    $320,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who broke her leg when she slipped and fell on ...

  • $319 Thousand Car Accident

    In excess of $319,000 awarded to a client who had been injured in a collision when another ...

  • $315 Thousand Bus Accident

    $315,000 settlement on behalf of a man who was run over by commercial charter bus and ...

  • $275 Thousand Personal Injury

    $275,000 settlement on behalf of a man who stepped on rusted nail which was allegedly ...

  • $250 Thousand Pedestrian Accident

    $250,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered a brain injury when she was struck ...

  • $250 Thousand Police Brutality

    $250,000 settlement obtained on behalf of a man who was subject to police brutality by the ...

  • $250 Thousand Car Accident

    $250,000 verdict for a woman who suffered a knee injury. Surgery recommended but not ...

  • $230 Thousand Car Accident

    $230,000 verdict awarded to a woman who suffered a neck injury with tingling in her arm ...

  • $226 Thousand Pedestrian Accident

    $226,000 arbitration award for a woman who was struck by a car while crossing the street ...

  • $225 Thousand Car Accident

    $225,000 arbitration award for a woman who suffered a broken arm and a broken foot as a ...

  • $220 Thousand Car Accident

    $220,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered a knee injury in an automobile ...

  • $220 Thousand Brain Injury

    $220,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered a brain injury when a wooden "FOR ...

  • $200 Thousand Foster Family Case

    $200,000 settlement obtained on behalf of a young woman whose child was placed in foster ...

  • $175 Thousand Medical Malpractice

    $175,000 medical malpractice settlement against a dentist for his failure to diagnose ...

  • $135 Thousand Slip & Fall

    $135,000 verdict in Prince George's County Circuit Court as a result of injuries suffered ...

  • $100 Thousand Slip & Fall

    $100,000 settlement obtained from a local grocery store as a result of the store's ...

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What is a personal injury lawsuit?

    A personal injury lawsuit is a claim brought to obtain compensation for damages resulting from someone else's negligence. Unlike criminal cases, these cases do not focus on whether someone violated the law, but instead on whether an individual is financially responsible for the injuries and losses suffered by a victim. When personal injury cases are successful, victims are entitled to financial compensation for their economic and non-economic damages.

  • Do I have a case?

    Whether you have a personal injury case depends on the unique facts and circumstances involved in your case. Generally, injured victims have the right to pursue legal action against an at-fault party - whether that be an individual or a corporation (like a trucking company). Because every case is different, you should contact one of our personal injury attorneys to determine if you have a case.

  • How much will it cost to hire your firm?

    We work on a contingency fee, which means we only get paid attorney’s fees if and when we successfully resolve your case on your behalf.

  • How long does it take to obtain compensation?

    It is different in every case. Many cases settle before litigation, others must be litigated and tried in front of a jury. How long your case takes to come to a conclusion will depend on many factors. However, if the wrongdoer refuses to pay a fair amount of money for your injuries, you can rest assured that our trial lawyers will do what it takes to ensure you get full and fair compensation.

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  • Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash on Woodrow Wilson Bridge Creates Major Traffic Backup
    Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash on Woodrow Wilson Bridge Creates Major Traffic Backup
    Posted by Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C.

    By: Allan M. Siegel A major collision between a tractor-trailer and several construction vehicles ignited a fire and closure of the Capital Beltway ...

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  • NCAA Concussion Trial Could Mean Big Changes for Collegiate Football
    NCAA Concussion Trial Could Mean Big Changes for Collegiate Football
    Posted by Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C.

    By: Allan M. Siegel It has been over a year since a landmark $1 billion settlement was finalized between the National Football League (NFL) and ...

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  • Summer Driving Risks: Tips to Stay Safe on the Road
    Summer Driving Risks: Tips to Stay Safe on the Road
    Posted by Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C.

    By: Allan M. Siegel Summer is fast approaching, and for many residents throughout the Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC, that means time off ...

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