PERSONAL INJURY

Personal injury lawsuits almost always result when someone’s negligence towards another person causes bodily injury or harm.

In DC and Maryland, in order for you to prevail with your personal injury claim, you must prove that you have been injured by another party’s careless or reckless actions or inaction.

Some examples of physical injury include: loss of limb, disfigurement, broken limb, permanent or disfiguring scars, loss of one of the five senses, and disability whether temporary or permanent. Some examples of mental harm include: mental anguish, emotional trauma, embarrassment, or loss of marital relations.

 

Personal Injury Cases take the form of many types of cases like Vehicle Accidents above, but also include

  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Slip and Fall
  • Construction Accident
  • Dog Bites
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse
  • Semi Accidents
  • Medical Mistakes
  • Wrongful Death
  • Dental Malpractice

It is very important to assert your claim or cause of action in a timely manner while also not saying to adjusters that will hurt your case.

If you have been injured in any of these situations, call us immediately at 202-558-6539 so that we can begin working on your case.

Peace Order or Protective Order

A Peace Order is an Order you file against someone who you were NOT intimately involved with.  A Protective Order is an Order you file against someone you currently are or were intimately involved with.  In both circumstance you may require someone to assist you in advocating your interests and who understands the requirements under law, both to obtain a Protective Order or Peace Order as well as someone that may represent you in fighting an Order being brought against you.  At Oropeza Law Firm, PLLC you will speak to an Attorney who has argued both sides of these Orders and who will be able to advocate your position effectively.

PROTECTIVE ORDERS

A Peace Order is an Order you file against someone who you were NOT intimately involved with.  A Protective Order is an Order you file against someone you currently are or were intimately involved with.  In both circumstance you may require someone to assist you in advocating your interests and who understands the requirements under law, both to obtain a Protective Order or Peace Order as well as someone that may represent you in fighting an Order being brought against you.  At Oropeza Law Firm, PLLC you will speak to an Attorney who has argued both sides of these Orders and who will be able to advocate your position effectively.

Custody Cases

Although custody issues are commonly heard during Divorce proceedings.  Both parents have rights regardless of whether or not they are married.  As a parent seeking custody of your child, you should seek out an attorney that understands your rights as a parent and who understands how your personal situation will be perceived under the law.  Generally visitation schedules are determined during the Custody disputes along with the other Custody issues.

LANDLORD TENANT MATTERS

As a Tenant your rights vary depending on what county or city you are in and most significantly on whether you are residing in the District of Columbia or in Maryland.  As a Landlord, it is in your best interest to obtain an attorney that understands how the jurisdiction views your tenants and who can zealously and effectively advocate your position.