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Car Accident Liability

Who is responsible for my car accident?

After a car accident, the most important step in the damage recovery process is to establish liability. The person responsible for causing your accident is legally known as the "liable party" and can be required to compensate you for your injuries and property damages if you file a claim. Liability must be established by providing solid evidence that the person's negligence, recklessness, or incompetence when driving their vehicle was the direct result of your accident. Maryland also has a law called contributory negligence, which provides that if you were 1 percent at fault for your injury you cannot recover. Accordingly, it is important to hire a Maryland personal injury lawyer who can help you prove that you are not liable, even in part, in order to win the compensation that you need.

How to Establish Liability

Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. can help you establish liability and can litigate for a fair payout. We will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your accident and help you gather witness statements, police reports, photographs, doctors' notes, and other documentation of your damages to use as valid evidence. Our lawyers are also skilled in trial law and know how to put this evidence together to form a strong argument on your behalf. Hire a Maryland personal injury attorney from our firm if you want to maximize your compensation for a car accident.

Find a Car Accident Lawyer in Maryland

Our attorneys proudly serve all of Maryland, including Prince George's County and Montgomery County. We encourage you to contact an attorney right away if you've been injured in an accident of any kind. Our firm has been in practice for more than 45 years and our active lawyers share more than 85 years of collective experience. All three of our active partners have been included in Washington, DC Super Lawyers® and are rated AV Preeminent® with Martindale-Hubbell®. Learn more about us today through a free case evaluation. Our goal is to help you recover compensation after suffering any type of personal injury.

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