Helping Clients Recover from Medical Malpractice and Serious Personal Injuries in Virginia and D.C.

The Northern Virginia personal injury lawyers of Shevlin Smith represent people who have been hurt, or who have lost loved ones, due to the negligence of others.  Our practice areas include medical malpractice, birth injuries, car and truck accidents, and catastrophic personal injuries including traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries.

Medical MalpracticeMedical Malpractice

Many doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists, and pharmacists, among other healthcare professionals, make mistakes. While every human being makes mistakes in their professions from time to time, there are consequences for mistakes that negatively affect a person’s life. For example, doctors are held to a standard of care. When they make errors because they deviated from the standard, they can be held accountable under medical malpractice law.

If you have been injured as a result of a negligent healthcare worker—whether a medical mistake took place in a hospital, doctor’s office, or pharmacy—you should learn about your legal rights, the process, what steps you should and shouldn’t take, and what types of damages you may be entitled to.

Serious Personal InjuriesSerious Personal Injuries

Traumatic accidents sadly occur every day—producing serious injuries. If you have been injured in a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, pedestrian accident, or another type of accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you should find out about your legal rights for bringing a claim against the wrongdoer—especially if your injury is severe.

Because battling insurance companies to seek justice and fair compensation can be complex, you need to learn all you can about the process and what types of damages you will be entitled to. By reading this webpage, you will learn exactly that. Plus, you will be provided with more information about the type of injury you sustained and the effects of that injury. Also, you will acquire useful tips and key information to help you during this difficult time.

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Traffic AccidentsTraffic Accidents

/library/dangerous-distracted-driving-activities-lead-to-car-crashes.cfmPeople unfortunately get injured in motor vehicle accidents every day throughout Northern Virginia and DC. Many of these people are considered victims because they did nothing to contribute to a collision, and victims of such crashes have rights. If you are a victim of a car accident, truck wreck, motorcycle crash, bicycle accident or pedestrian accident, it is critical that you learn as much as you can about your injury and how that injury can affect you physically, emotionally, and financially.

At Shevlin Smith, we understand that victims need reliable information following traffic accidents. This is why we provide extensive information about common motor vehicle accidents and injuries, the effects of those injuries, and other critical information so that victims know their rights.