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Suitland Personal Injury Attorney

Personal Injury Legal Team Representing Clients in Maryland

If you have been hurt due to the recklessness or wrongdoing of another, you may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering as well as economic losses incurred by the accident.

Our dedicated team at the Law Office of Ben Evan realizes that you shouldn’t have to spend your time and energy fighting for what you deserve when you could be spending your time resting and recuperating.

We are here to:

  • Determine the full cost of your injuries
  • Collect relevant evidence and testimony to back up your claim
  • And negotiate for a fair settlement on your behalf

Personal Injury Cases We Represent

When you have been wrongfully injured because of someone else’s negligence, you have the legal right to bring a lawsuit against the individual or entity responsible.

This allows accident victims to collect damages that will pay for their:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Property damage
  • And other accident-related costs

Working with an experienced personal injury lawyer is the best way to ensure you receive the full amount of fair and just compensation you deserve rather than a low insurance settlement that barely covers your initial medical costs.

We represent clients in personal injury claims involving:

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Maryland?

According to the Maryland Courts & Judicial Proceedings Code section 5-101, the statute of limitations for personal injury cases in the state of Maryland is three years. The statute of limitations is a law which limits how long individuals have to file a personal injury claim.

More specifically, this law means injury victims have three years from the date your injury was inflicted to file a claim, or risk losing their right to file along with their right to pursue compensation. It’s important to note that there are exceptions that can both extend or shorten this time limit so it’s crucial to speak to an experienced attorney about the specifics of your case as soon as you can. The Law Office of Ben Evan offers free, no-obligation consultations so you have nothing to lose by contacting our firm today!

Wrongful Death Claims

If your loved one—such as a spouse, parent, or child—has passed away due to the negligence of another, you and their surviving dependents may be entitled to receive compensation for your loss.

At the Law Office of Ben Evan, we understand that this time is confusing and painful. We offer comprehensive and effective representation while respecting your family’s situation.

Our goal is to handle to wrongful death process on your behalf so you can focus less on legal matters and more on spending this trying time with your loved ones.

Wrongful death can occur in a wide range of situations. Some of the most common causes include vehicle accidents.

Automobile companies can be held responsible for defective products, while trucking companies can be held accountable for accidents where their employees broke trucking regulations.

Similarly, there are a number of factors that determine the amount of damages that can be awarded in wrongful death cases. These include:

  • How much money was earned by the decedent
  • The degree to which family members were financially dependent on the decedent
  • Expenses incurred by the decedent’s survivors, such as medical costs and funeral expenses

Our Suitland wrongful death lawyer can assist you through the complex legal process and handle all the stress and worry involved in filing a claim.

Workers’ Compensation Claims

Workers’ compensation claims often fall under the personal injury umbrella. However, there are some key differences between the two.

The most important difference is that personal injury claims allow you to file a lawsuit against the party responsible for your accident whereas workers’ comp claims do not.

Instead of determining a party to be “at fault”, workers’ compensation claims go through a pre-determined system maintained by the state and federal governments.

This way, you can receive compensation to cover your accident-related expenses without facing a legal battle against your employer.

That being said, workers’ comp claims can be complicated—not to mention that your employer and their insurer may talk to talk you into a low settlement.

Contact our firm today to schedule a free consultation. Our personal injury legal team represents clients throughout Maryland. Se habla español.

Your Recovery Is Our Priority

Having an experienced attorney on your side can help you receive a fair settlement and transition back into work at the pace that your doctor determines is best.

Results-Driven, Client-Focused

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No Upfront Fees For Injury Cases

Invest in your own future by choosing the personal accident lawyer who will fight for your rights.

We don’t treat our clients like case numbers because we care—and also because we know that approach won’t deliver the results you deserve.

We dig into the specific details of your particular case and take care to prepare the kind of representation that will most likely affect the best possible outcome.

To learn more, call (301) 969-9775 or contact us online to book your free consultation today.

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