Without warning, a car accident can injure or end the life of a loved one. In our country an automobile accident takes someone’s life every 12 to 15 minutes. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports this is the leading cause of death for Americans between age 8 and 34. Out of the 2.5 million people injured each year from crashes, half sustain permanent disabilities that impair normal functioning, such as brain damage and paralysis. The most common cause of these accidents is alcohol and drug use leading to impaired driving. To discuss your case with our Waldorf MD car accident attorneys please click here.
We provide complimentary case reviews and charge no fees unless we recover for you. Serving all of MD: Annapolis, Baltimore, Bel Air, Elkton, La Plata, Bethesda, College Park, Towson, Rockville, Ellicott City & Frederick.
The Waldorf, MD area has a population of about 65,000 people. High-risk traffic accident areas are peppered throughout all of Charles County, MD as it butts up to Prince George’s County, MD and many people live in Waldorf but work in Washington D.C. or vice versa.
When Do You Need A Waldorf Accident Attorney?
After a car accident, you may be dealing with the loss of a loved one, hospital bills, or readjusting to life with decreased mobility. Your life has changed in an instant, and you may need help gaining compensation for your loss. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured, our Waldorf MD car accident lawyers can help you file a lawsuit to obtain compensation. The financial assistance you gain from a lawsuit can cover medical bills and other costs. It can sustain you during periods of lost income due to hospitalization or disability. Pursuing a civil lawsuit can also help protect future victims from being inflicted with similar loss.
Reasons & Causes Of Auto Accidents In Maryland
Different car accident causes provide different kinds of lawsuit opportunities and conditions. Our La Plata injury attorneys assess the reason for the accident as well as right-of-way laws to determine what angle they might take in defending your case. Learning about accident causes will also promote your safe driving and may prevent an accident.
Some of the top driver related causes in the nation for traffic accidents include distraction, speeding, reckless driving, drowsiness, and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Drivers who make unsafe lane changes, run red lights and stop signs, tailgate, make improper turns, or are inexperienced also cause many accidents. Traffic and weather conditions like ice, snow, potholes, rain, fog, sharp turns in the road, and high winds, as well as vehicle issues like loose objects in the car, vehicle design defects, and tire blowouts can contribute to accidents.
What Can A Waldorf Injury Attorney Provide?
Our Waldorf MD car accident attorneys get results. Our attorneys have secured very large settlements and jury verdicts for those who have sustained very serious and life altering injuries such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones and for those who have lost loved ones in an accident.
When we accept your case, we partner with you to secure loss compensation. All types of auto accident cases are covered, including those involving commercial trucks, product defects, vehicle recalls, pedestrian collisions, and poor roadway planning or maintenance. Our Waldorf, Maryland personal injury attorneys have handled national class-action litigation and have been nominated repeatedly for professional honors, including awards from within the legal industry.