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Car Accidents

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 Washington DC auto accident attorneys know how to get you the compensation you deserve.

Have you or a loved one been injured in a car accident? Call (202) 644-8303 for a FREE consultation.

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 over half a billion dollars in compensation for victims and families harmed in all types of car and motor vehicle accidents, including those involving:

Have questions about your rights as a victim? Read our car accident FAQ.

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We've helped countless clients recover the financial compensation they deserve after car accidents. Hear from one of our satisfied clients by reading their testimonial below!

"I was in a car accident on February 2, 2010. I went to a law firm and was told that I didn't have a case because the damage to my car was under $600.00. A friend recommended Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. Attorney Siegel is a very intelligent, knowledgeable, and respectful individual. I would highly recommend Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. to my family and friends."

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 compensated.

As Washington DC auto accident 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 your case.

Examples of Our Auto Accident Verdicts & Settlements

The following are some results we achieved for auto accident cases:

  • $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 earning capacity.
  • $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.

Call us at (202) 644-8303 for a FREE consultation!