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Case Number: 1:22-cv-01556
Judge: Christopher R. Cooper
Court: United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Washington County)
Description: Washington, DC: Personal injury car wreck lawyers represented Plaintiff who sued Defendants on auto negligence theories.
"Here are some of the key aspects of Washington DC personal injury law:
Statute of limitations: In Washington DC, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is three years. This means that you must file your lawsuit within three years of the date of your injury.
Compensation: In Washington DC, you can recover compensation for your personal injury damages, which can include:
Pain and suffering
Negligence: In order to recover compensation for your personal injury damages, you must prove that the other party was negligent. This means that they failed to act in a reasonable manner and caused your injuries.
Damage caps: Washington DC has damage caps for certain types of personal injury claims. For example, the cap for pain and suffering damages is $350,000.
Attorney fees: In Washington DC, you are not required to pay attorney fees unless you win your case. However, if you win, your attorney may be able to recover their fees from the other party.
If you have been injured in a personal injury accident in Washington DC, it is important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. An attorney can help you understand your legal rights and options and file a lawsuit if necessary."
Outcome: Settled for an undisclosed sum and dismissed with prejudice.