Frequently Asked Questions about Auto Accident Cases
How is negligence established in auto accident cases?
Most car accidents and their resulting injuries are preventable and are the direct result of negligence. While driver carelessness is to blame for a majority of auto accidents, defective motor vehicles and faulty vehicle parts can also play roles in collisions. If you were hurt in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, the Baltimore injury attorneys at Cohen & Dwin are here to help; please call us at 800-692-2500 for your free consultation with one of our lawyers.
What damages can I seek if I was hurt in a car accident?
Compensation in auto accident claims may include money for:
- Medical expenses
- Lost earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
Depending on the circumstances of your accident and the severity of your injuries, you may also be eligible for compensation related to disability, loss of enjoyment of life, and loss of consortium.
How long do I have to file a lawsuit if I was injured in a car accident?
The statute of limitations to seek damages for personal injury in Maryland is generally three years from the date of injury, although there are exceptions based on the type of injury and circumstances that caused the injury. If you were hurt in a car accident, it’s important to consult with the knowledgeable injury attorneys at Cohen & Dwin as soon as possible to ensure your right to pursue compensation for your damages is protected.
What can I do if a family member was killed in an auto accident?
If an immediate family member died in a car accident that was caused by another’s negligence, our lawyers may be able to help you and other surviving family seek the financial security you need to move forward through a wrongful death lawsuit.
If you were injured or a loved one was killed in a car accident, please contact Cohen & Dwin for your free case consultation. Our personal injury attorneys welcome clients from the greater Baltimore, Bel Air and Greenbelt, Maryland, areas.