Serious Personal Injury and Negligence Claims

Examples of some of the serious personal injury claims that our attorneys have handled in the past:

  • Automobile tractor trailer accident causing multiple fractures and other injuries
  • Automobile accidents – numerous cases involving various traumatic injuries
  • Automobile/motorcycle accident resulting in paraplegia
  • Bus/pedestrian accident- client who was trying to board bus sustained serious injuries after falling beneath bus and bus driver failed to stop in time.
  • Bus/Taxicab accident- client, passenger in a cab, required spinal surgery after the accident.
  • Elevator accidents due to misleveling of elevator
  • Elevator accident caused by sudden stop and erratic movement of elevator
  • Escalator accidents caused by sudden activation of safety switches on escalators.
  • Escalator accident caused by client tripping on raised comb plate
  • Hot water scaldings caused by improperly maintained hot water heaters, resulting in burns to minor children
  • Negligence- Spinal injury sustained by novice horseback riding student due to lack of safety procedures by riding school
  • Negligence- Woman suffered spinal injuries as the result of injury in poorly supervised train station
  • Negligence- Spinal and other injuries sustained by hospital patient accidentally dropped by ambulance crew while being moved.
  • Negligent security in hotel resulting in criminal assault of government employee staying there
  • Negligent security in apartment building resulting in injuries to tenant by trespassers
  • Negligent security in a DC school, resulting in rape of high school student
  • Police Brutality- Fatal shooting of unarmed 18 year old by officers in Prince Georges County, MD
  • Police Brutality- Police beating in DC causing neurological and other problems to client
  • Police Brutality- Assault and false arrest of Maryland man by U.S. Capital police.
  • Premises liability- Fracture sustained by man who fell at property due to poor lighting and lack of warning regarding hidden step down.
  • Premises liability- Injuries to audience member hit on hit by falling equipment at DC theater causing TMJ injury.
  • Premises liability- Woman sustained head injuries as result of being struck by wooden plank accidentally dropped by worker in lumber yard section of hardware store.
  • Premises liability- Numerous cases involving injuries caused by falls at various premises as the result of negligent maintenance or design of apartment buildings, stores, hotels and other buildings
  • Product Liability – Claim against manufacturer of household product used as antacid causing severe gastrointestinal injury
  • Product Liability- Man sustained serious eye injury as the result of defective bungee cord slipping out of hook and striking him in the eye
  • Product liability claim against manufacturer of defectively designed swivel chair
  • Product liability claim against manufacturer of defectively manufactured swivel chair
  • Product liability- automatic doors- claims arising out of injuries to clients struck by improperly functioning automatic doors.
  • Product Liability claim due to failure of child’s pajamas to comply with flammability standards.
  • Slip and fall by young lawyer requiring back surgery from a fall as the result of no signs put up in delicatessen despite freshly washed floor.
  • Slip and fall by tenant in apartment complex due to outdoor carpeting covered with algae, resulting in fall that caused serious fracture.
  • Slip and fall of office worker walking off of elevator onto slippery floor causing permanent arm injury.
  • Slip and fall in government cafeteria causing permanent injury as result of failure to clear walkway of rolled up rug
  • Slips and falls in government offices as result of failure of cleaning crews to post signs
  • WMATA escalator accidents- various claims arising out of persons injured on Metro escalators, including one which was the largest settlement for such a claim at the time.
  • Workplace injury- Worker unloading truck sustained permanent spinal injury as result of inadequate lighting and poorly maintained mechanical loading ramp
  • Wrongful death claims as result of fatal automobile accidents

Please call our Washington DC personal injury attorney today to schedule a free consultation.