Practice Areas

Experience Across a Broad Range of Personal Injury Matters

For more than a decade, people throughout Montgomery County and Anne Arundel County – and from Hanover to Annapolis – have turned to our lawyers for help when they have been injured. In addition to our experience, we offer peace of mind. When you are worried about how to deal with an insurance company, we lift that burden off your shoulders. When you don’t know where to turn for help, call us at (443) 749-5111 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your personal injury stemming from any of the following situations:

  • Family & Domestic Law – Our firm handles all matters involving domestic and family law including separation agreements, child custody, support and visitation, alimony, marital property division, divorce, adoption, guardianship, pre-marital agreements,
  • Auto Accidents – Including rear-end, head-on and side collisions, rollovers and multi-vehicle accidents
  • Truck Accidents – Experienced in investigating truck Accidents including driver’s log and truck maintenance records as well as exploring all avenues of compensation in truck accidents occurring on major interstates, including I-95, I-295, I-83, I-97, I-495, I-695 and other urban and rural highways and roads throughout Greater Maryland
  • Motorcycle Accidents – Including experience with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage and other catastrophic injuries
  • Metro Bus Accidents – Experienced in filing claims against municipal agencies and public transportation entities
  • DUI/DWI Accidents – Providing legal counsel and representation for those injured by drunk drivers
  • Medical Malpractice – Harm caused by surgical errors, failure to diagnose, misdiagnoses, pharmaceutical/medication mistakes, radiology errors, nursing errors and birth injuries
  • Nursing Home Negligence – Including wandering, bed sores, malnutrition or dehydration, falls leading to broken hips, fractures, concussions, lacerations or severe bruising, medication mismanagement and financial, emotional or physical abuse
  • Products Liability – Accidents that result from defective products such as car tires and brakes, household appliances, medical devices, prescription and over-the-counter drugs, tools and child and infant products (cribs, strollers, playpens, car seats, toys, bedding and clothing)
  • Premises Liability – Slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accidents caused by poorly maintained premises and negligent security
  • Construction Accidents – Third-party liability claims for scaffold or trench collapses, forklift accidents, falls from roofs or ladders, crane accidents or work-site motor vehicle accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents – Representation for those injured by cars, trucks or other motor vehicles while walking; crossing the street; inline-skating, jogging or running or skateboarding; and Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents – Injuries resulting from capsizes, falls overboard, sinking, collisions or explosions in the Chesapeake Bay, the Potomac River, the Delaware River, the Christina River, the Susquehanna River, the Patuxent River, other lakes and rivers in Maryland and Washington, D.C. and the Atlantic Ocean

Our legal team is here to help whether you or a family member has suffered broken bones or a catastrophic injury such as traumatic brain and head injury or spinal cord injury. When the very worst happens, we offer compassionate support and vigorous legal representation in wrongful death cases.

Schedule a free consultation with our legal team in Annapolis & Hanover, MD

To learn more about how Hartel, DeSantis & Howie, LLP can help you get the compensation you deserve, please contact us online or call us at (443) 749-5111. Consultations are free, and all personal injury cases are taken on contingency. We serve clients throughout Maryland, Washington, DC and Virginia.