Washington DC Personal Injury Lawyers - The Cochran Firm, DC
If you or a loved one were hurt by the carelessness or negligence of another, the law gives you the right to seek the justice and compensation you deserve to help recover from your injury. At The Cochran Firm, D.C., our Washington DC Personal Injury Laywers pride themselves on helping clients during their time need and securing a favorable outcome. Whether you need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Washington, DC, a DC Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer, or a Car Accident Laywer in Washington DC, The Cochran Firm, DC is here to help.
Contact our office to speak to an experienced lawyer and find out what your case is worth.
Elements of a Washington DC personal injury lawsuit:
- Duty - One party owes a duty to another not to engage in behavior which can cause forseeable injuries
- Breach - By careslessness, wrecklessness, indiferrence, or wanton behavior, one party breaches its duty
- Cause - One party's negligence was the direct and proximate cause of injury to another
- Damages - By its direct breach of duty to prevent accident and injury, one party causes an injury to another which sustains some sort of damages
Statute of limitations in personal injury lawsuits:
Personal injury victims need to know there are strict time deadlines to filing a personal injury claim. Known as the statute of limitations, these deadlines vary from state to state. In our area they are:
- Washington DC personal injury lawsuit statute of limitations - 2 years
- Virginia injury claim time deadline -2 years
- Lawsuit statute of limitations in Maryland - 3 years
What is my injury lawsuit worth?
Depending on the circumstances of a case, victims can recover compensatin for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and mental anguish. In wrongful death claims, burial costs and loss of income, support, and services are some recoverable damages. Because every case is different, we suggest contacting an attorney at your earliest convenience.
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