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Two cars being towed off a Maryland street after being involved in a Car Accident.

Car accidents occur every day in metropolitan Washington, D.C., usually because of driver error. For example, over 90 percent of crashes in Maryland are caused by driver error, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation.

It’s no secret that car accidents injure people, sometimes seriously or even fatally. The law holds careless drivers accountable, and allows injured drivers and passengers full and fair compensation for their medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering.

The car accident attorneys at Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, help clients every step of the way. We fully investigate accidents, gather all relevant medical records, and aggressively handle all negotiations with insurance companies. You can rest assured that we will not settle a case before knowing its full value, and that we know how to effectively deal with insurance carrier claims handlers.

Car crash facts

Drivers on the streets, roads and highways of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. are making mistakes behind the wheel every day, causing car accidents and injuries.

  • They are distracted by texting or speaking on cell phone.
  • They drive too aggressively, or too fast.
  • They drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • They ignore the rules of the road, running traffic lights, turning abruptly into incoming traffic, or crossing over a double yellow line.

While the reasons may vary, the negligent operation of a motor vehicle that causes injuries is a legal cause of action.

I have been in a car accident. Do I have a legal cause of action?

A personal injury lawsuit is based on the law of negligence. A car operator is negligent if he or she fails to operate a car in a reasonably safe manner under the circumstances, and causes an accident that injures others (driver or passenger in another car, a bicyclist, a motorcyclist, or a pedestrian).

Car accidents cause a wide range of injuries, from catastrophic (paralysis, burns, loss of limb, severe fractures) to minor sprains and strains (whiplash and soft tissue injuries). If you have been injured in a car accident caused by someone else, you are entitled to money for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering resulting from the accident.

While each personal injury case is unique, the monetary value is higher for cases involving more severe injuries and longer recovery times.

How we assist car accident clients

Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, first opened its doors in the late 1930s focusing on representing personal injury clients. We have built a reputation over the years of aggressively representing our clients while always maintaining integrity and professionalism.

Our combination of experience, skill and honesty allows us to effectively deal with insurance carriers, who know that we only handle cases with merit. They have learned that we do not churn cases by accepting quick, low-ball settlement offers.

Our reputation in the legal community also helps us work effectively with judges and personnel in the court system. This is essential in helping clients achieve the greatest value for their personal injury claim under the law.

Our team of personal injury attorneys and legal assistants are always available to answer clients’ questions and to provide regular updates on the status of their car accident cases. Clients can count on a personal, caring environment, a hallmark of our practice since the very first day we opened our practice over 75 years ago.

Have you suffered an injury in a car accident? Call Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, today to discuss your legal rights.

You owe it to yourself to contact the car accident attorneys at Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, today at 301-656-1177 to discuss your potential car accident personal injury claim and your rights under the law.

Your initial consultation is free. Your rights and interests are always paramount, and the team of personal injury attorneys at Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, is committed to helping individuals injured in car accidents obtain what they deserve under the law.

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Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Phone:  301-656-1177

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