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Experienced Attorneys Put Clients First Throughout Maryland, D.C. and Virginia

You did not deserve to be injured, but you do deserve compensation

With 95 years of collective experience, seven skilled trial attorneys make up the law firm of Hartel, DeSantis & Howie, LLP. Our foremost goal: to provide the most effective representation for people who have been harmed or injured by the negligence and recklessness of others. We do this by drawing upon our diverse backgrounds in criminal law, insurance law, business law and medical malpractice to gain a greater perspective on individual cases. By looking at each case from various angles, we develop unique and successful legal strategies for our personal injury clients to help them obtain the greatest possible compensation.

For over a decade, we have been serving clients who live within three hours from our Hanover, MD and Arlington, VA offices. Our multi-jurisdictional practice includes state and federal cases throughout the region, from the Annapolis/Baltimore/D.C. corridor, to the upper counties of Montgomery, Howard and Frederick, down to Upper Marlboro and Waldorf, and across the bridge into northern Virginia and all the way down to Norfolk and Roanoke. We are honored that many of our new clients are referred to us by recent clients throughout Maryland.

We fight the big insurance companies for you

If you or your spouse, parent or child has suffered a personal injury, it’s important to have the time to heal – free from the worry of dealing with insurance companies and their adjusters and lawyers. When we work for you, you don’t have to worry about those things, nor should you. Insurance companies may seem concerned for your welfare, but they are first and foremost a business whose bottom line is profitability. Chances are they will make you an offer less than you deserve — and less than you need to cover the cost of all your future medical care and lost wages.

Help from our skilled personal injury trial lawyers in Maryland

As experienced Maryland personal injury attorneys, we make sure that you get everything you are entitled to. While we value you as a client, we see you first as a person who may be facing some pretty tough times – physically, emotionally and financially.

We are here to take the burden off your shoulders, so you have time to heal. When you need us, you can call us anytime, day or night. We will answer you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help when you or someone you care about has been injured in any of the following ways::

  • Medical Malpractice including surgical errors, misdiagnosis and prescription drug mistakes
  • Auto Accidents including truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, Metro bus accidents and DUI/DWI Accidents
  • Products Liability injuries caused by defective tires, toys, cribs, strollers, appliances, tools and other consumer items
  • Premises Liability accidents, including trip and fall and slip and fall
  • Nursing Home Negligence, which involves failure to attend to the medical, nutritional, hygiene and safety needs of patients or physical, verbal or emotional abuse

Our firm also represents clients in Family Law related matters such as Divorce, Custody, Support and Visitation.

Aggressive, responsive personal injury lawyers serving clients in Montgomery and Prince Georges counties and Washington D.C.

At Hartel, DeSantis & Howie, LLP, we treat your case with the urgency and professionalism it deserves. And we treat you with the respect and dignity you deserve. Most of all, we do everything we can to make sure that you receive full and fair compensation for your injuries. To learn more about our team approach to your Maryland, Washington D.C., or Virginia personal injury case and to schedule a free consultation, please contact us by email or call us at 301.850.1937.