Washington DC, Maryland & Virginia Personal Injury Law Firm

Koonz McKenney Johnson & DePaolis LLP is a premier personal injury practice serving clients throughout Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland. For over 40 years, we have provided injury victims with informed representation when they need it most. We have a proven history of achieving significant settlements and jury awards, having recovered over $1 billion in compensation for our clients.

If you have been injured in an accident in Washington D.C., Northern Virginia or suburban Maryland, our legal team will fight for your rights. Well-versed in the applicable negligence laws, we will leverage our negotiating and trial skills to help you obtain the maximum compensation you deserve. Please contact one of our experienced Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland personal injury lawyers.

If you have been harmed by another’s misconduct, we will work to right this wrong by winning you meaningful compensation. If you have lost a loved one because of someone’s negligence, we can help you find justice through a wrongful death lawsuit.

While many personal injury and wrongful death claims can be resolved through a negotiated settlement with an insurance company, insurers often attempt to settle claims for as little money as possible. We have proven strategies to convince the insurance company to pay the full value of your claim. Our personal injury lawyers are equally comfortable at the bargaining table and in the courtroom. We are committed to getting you the compensation you need and deserve, whether through negotiation or litigation.

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Why Choose Koonz McKenney Johnson & DePaolis LLP for Your Personal Injury Claim?

We have a well-earned reputation as one of the most distinguished personal injury firms in the Washington D.C. region. Our lawyers have frequently gained peer recognition by Top Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in America for providing our clients with dedicated advocacy and adhering to the highest ethical standards.

Our legal team is not only highly experienced in handling personal injury lawsuits, but medical malpractice and worker’s compensation claims as well. Whether you have been injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligence or the victim of a medical mistake or a work-related injury, you need the powerful representation and dependable service we provide.

We are highly sought after personal injury attorneys because we are compassionate people. We understand that a serious personal injury can be an overwhelming physical, emotional, and financial burden, which is why we will not charge you any attorneys’ fees until we win compensation for you.

With offices in Washington D.C., Fairfax, VA and Greenbelt, Maryland, Koonz McKenney Johnson & DePaolis LLP is the experienced choice in personal injury law. When you become our client, you will have peace of mind, knowing that our dedicated advocates are on your side.

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What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

A personal injury claim arises when someone is wrongfully harmed by the negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct of another party. All individuals in Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland have a legal obligation to act responsibly and avoid causing injuries to others. In legal terminology, this is referred to as a “duty of care.”

To successfully pursue your injury claim, we will work to prove the 4 elements of negligence:

  • Duty The party that caused your injury owed you a legal duty to act in a way that a reasonable person would have in the same situation
  • Breach The other party breached this duty by failing to act responsibly
  • Causation The other party’s actions caused your injuries
  • Damages You were harmed or injured directly as a result of their actions

Our experienced Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland personal injury lawyers know how to establish the other party’s negligence, but we are also aware that attorneys for the opposing side will look to blame you for the accident. We prepare in advance to fight back.

By conducting a thorough investigation of the accident that caused your injuries, collecting and preserving evidence, and identifying and interviewing witnesses, we will move swiftly to hold the negligent party accountable and limit your exposure.

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Dedicated Advocates Fighting for the Rights of Injured Workers

Koonz McKenney Johnson & DePaolis LLP regularly helps injured workers in Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland obtain workers’ compensation benefits. If you have been injured on the job or sustained an occupational illness, you are probably concerned about your lost income and mounting medical expenses. That’s the time to call our experienced workers’ compensation lawyers.

We are knowledgeable in the workers’ compensation laws in Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland. While all employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance, claims are often challenged or denied by insurance carriers on the basis that the injury was (1) not work-related or (2) not severe enough to prevent the injured worker from performing his or her job.

We have a proven history of making sure insurance carriers pay the full value of workers’ compensation claims.

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Our legal team will work tirelessly to help you to the obtain the benefits to which you are entitled, including:
  • Wage loss benefits provide two-thirds of your average weekly wages until you are medically cleared to work by your doctor.
  • Medical treatment benefits cover all your medical expenses (e.g. examinations, surgeries, rehabilitative care, physical therapy, prescription medications).
  • Permanent disability benefits may be awarded if you are unable to return to your job. These income benefits are based on factors such as the nature of your injury, your age and occupation, and a doctor’s analysis of the percentage of your lost work potential.
  • Vocational retraining is available if you have sustained a permanent disability that defers the cost of retraining and educational programs so that you can acquire new skills.
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Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorneys

People who need medical care place their trust and well-being in the hands of doctors and other medical professionals. When medical mistakes result in serious injuries and wrongful death, holding a negligent healthcare professional accountable can be difficult.

Not every medical error constitutes malpractice, however. Instead, it is necessary to show that the victim was harmed because the defendant failed to provide the appropriate standard of care — the level of care that a skilled physician would have provided under the same circumstances. Given the complexities involved in medical malpractice cases, it takes an attorney with special skill sets to achieve a successful outcome.

If you or a loved one has been harmed by the negligence of a doctor, surgeon, hospital, clinic or other healthcare provider, turn to Koonz McKenney Johnson & DePaolis LLP. Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys will help you obtain the medical care you need and the compensation you deserve.

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