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Motor vehicle accidents occur every day, 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 well known that motor vehicle collisions injure people, sometimes seriously or even fatally. The law holds careless drivers accountable, and allows injured drivers, passengers, bicyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians full and fair compensation for their medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering.

The motor vehicle 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.

We will not settle a case before knowing its full value, and you can rest assured that we know how to effectively deal with claims handlers at insurance companies.

Types of motor vehicle accidents

Motor vehicle accidents occur in a variety of ways. The personal injury attorneys at Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, handle all types of motor vehicle accident cases, including:

  • Car crashes
  • Accidents involving tractor-trailers
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Pedestrian injuries caused by motor vehicles
  • Bicyclists struck by motor vehicles

A personal injury lawsuit is based on the law of negligence. A motor vehicle operator is negligent if he or she fails to operate a vehicle 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).

Injuries and damages in motor vehicle cases

Motor vehicle 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 motor vehicle 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 generally higher for cases involving more severe injuries and longer recovery times.

Each motor vehicle accident is unique. The personal injury attorneys at Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, know how to uncover all the facts related to liability. For example, motor vehicle accidents involving a tractor-trailer require an understanding of trucking regulations, and how to investigate the accident, such as seeking out the trucking log and reconstructing how the accident occurred. Rig operators often drive too fast, or fail to keep a proper lookout for passing vehicles. Rig owners can fail to property maintain brakes, or overload or improperly load the trailer.

Motor vehicle accidents involving motorcyclists or bicyclists usually involve a driver’s inattention to the location of the motorcyclist or bicyclist, or failing to yield the right of way at intersections.

Our motor vehicle accident attorneys have a long history of handling these types of cases, and know what to look for when building a strong legal case of liability.

How we assist motor vehicle accident clients

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

We combine experience, skill and honesty to effectively deal with insurance carriers, who know that we only handle cases with merit. We do not churn personal injury cases by accepting quick, low-ball settlement offers. That approach is a disservice to personal injury victims. We are instead dedicated to doing everything in our power to obtain full and fair compensation for our motor vehicle accident clients.

Our outstanding reputation in the legal community also helps us to work effectively with judges and personnel in the court system, as well as with opposing attorneys. This helps 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 motor vehicle accident cases. Clients can count on a personal, caring environment – which has been 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 motor vehicle accident? Call Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, today to discuss your legal rights.

Contact the motor vehicle accident attorneys at Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, today at 301-656-1177 to discuss your potential personal injury claim and your rights under the law. Your initial consultation is always free.

Your rights and interests are always paramount, and the team of personal injury attorneys and legal assistants at Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, CHTD, is dedicated to helping individuals injured in motor vehicle accidents obtain what they deserve under the law.

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Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Phone:  301-656-1177

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