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
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