We get results. Take a look at some of our positive outcomes for clients:
- $3,250,000 – Workplace sexual assault case
- $1,850,000 – Driver hit by flying aluminum on the road
- $500,000 – Victim’s ear bitten off by a dog
- $475,000 – Group home abuse case
- $375,000 – Rear-end auto accident
- $300,000 – Homeowner’s insurance claim over an infant being dropped
- $300,000 – Babysitter attacked by the family dog
- $300,000 – Previous attorney gave up on client injured in three car accidents in two years
Living in Eldersburg, Maryland
Eldersburg, Maryland is a small and somewhat rural community of about 30,500 people in Carroll County, Maryland. The town sits just west of Baltimore County and it takes just 20 minutes to reach downtown Baltimore from the heart of Eldersburg.
Because it has a quaint atmosphere and offers good schools and housing – not to mention easy proximity to Baltimore – Eldersburg has been ranked as one of America’s Top 100 places to live. It has low crime and is a popular place to live for families and young professionals who commute to Baltimore for work.
A Vehicle Accident in Eldersburg, Maryland
In a vehicle-pedestrian accident in Eldersburg, a vehicle was traveling southbound on Oklahoma Road and was approaching a construction site located on the northbound side of the street. As the vehicle approached the site, the driver glanced over at the construction site and when he looked back at the road, he witnessed a construction employee standing in the middle of the southbound lane right in front of him. He applied his brakes but was unable to stop before striking the pedestrian construction worker, who was knocked over and fell into the southbound shoulder. The employer at the construction company advised that the worker was in the road to direct traffic around a piece of equipment that was sweeping dirt off the road. The police deputy who filed the police report noted that there were no signs prior to the site warning of work in the roadway and there were no traffic cones to aid with traffic control measures while the road cleaning was taking place.
Which Types of Eldersburg Cases Do You Handle?
Here at Zirkin & Schmerling Law, we handle a wide variety of legal issues in and around Eldersburg, Maryland, including the following practice areas; motor vehicle accidents, divorce, DUI/DWI, and dog bite cases. If you need legal assistance with any of the following types of cases, please contact us for an initial consultation.
After a car accident in Eldersburg or on the way to Baltimore, a car accident attorney can help you make an insurance claim, go to court if necessary, hold the right person responsible, and get a high-value award.
Dog bite cases are on the rise in Maryland, including Eldersburg. These bites can be severe and leave lasting damage. We urge you to contact a qualified dog bite injury attorney who can help you get your medical bills paid and recover from the attack.
A personal injury can happen at any time in your home, a government building, a bar, a restaurant, or almost anywhere else. To get the best chance at full compensation, you’ll need an experienced personal injury attorney helping you pursue the value of your medical bills and more.
After a severe semi-truck accident in or near Eldersburg, you can hold the trucking company and their insurance company accountable with the help of a lawyer who is qualified to handle semi-truck accidents.
Arrested? Charged with a crime? Don’t face a criminal charge alone. Our law office handles felonies, misdemeanors, expungement, domestic violence, theft, drug crimes, assault, and reckless endangerment. Let’s find the best outcome possible after your criminal charge.
A divorce and family lawyer can handle your separation, divorce, division of property, alimony, child custody, child support, or protective order. Contact us for a caring approach to family law matters and cases.
Is your loved one being neglected or abused in a group home setting? You can take action. Contact a group home abuse and neglect attorney about seeking high-dollar compensation.
Eldersburg drunk driving charges can easily end in jail time, in addition to fines and the loss of your driver’s license. Take these charges seriously. A DUI/DWI lawyer can explain your options and help you seek the best outcome.
Your traffic violations can build up to more serious charges, depending on your circumstances. Contact a traffic violation lawyer who can help you sort through your traffic issues and maintain your good name.
These cases can be very serious and emotionally traumatic. After medical malpractice or a birth injury, seek the help of an experienced attorney who knows how to stand up to the big healthcare companies and their insurance carriers.
Employers must follow the law when it comes to worker’s compensation. These cases can be very complex and you’ll need solid legal advice.
When your loved one dies due to someone else’s negligence, it could be wrongful death. In a wrongful death case, we’ll help you get to the bottom of it and seek the compensation you deserve.
Love riding your motorcycle? An injured Eldersburg motorcyclist deserves experienced representation. With the help of a motorcycle accident attorney, you can recover the cost of your injuries, bike damage, and more.
Defamation of Character
Defamation of character is becoming more common due to the impact of social media. You may have a case against the person who is damaging your reputation. Talk to an attorney to discuss your situation.
Cyberbullying is on the rise here in Maryland. It’s also a crime in Maryland and you can request a peace order and/or sue someone for the damages you have suffered. Talk to an attorney to understand your options.
What if I’m Not Sure Whether I Have a Case?
We encourage you to read the information on this page about Eldersburg and contact us for an initial consultation about your situation. Please keep in mind that every situation is unique and the information below serves only as a general guideline for what may happen in your case.
Your lawyer will meet with you, ask about the details, sort through the legal matters, and present you with your options. If you decide to move forward with a case, your lawyer provides valuable assistance with a wide array of legal tasks like conducting interviews, communicating with the other side, locating documents, and handling paperwork – not to mention representing you in a court case, if necessary.
What Kind of Compensation Could I Recover?
Contact us for a consultation to get an idea of your potential damages. It’s hard to say exactly what kind of compensation you could receive without knowing your specific situation. But one thing is for sure: You have the right to pursue compensation for many types of damages in Maryland, depending on the type of case and the circumstances.
Check with an attorney to see if you could receive compensation for:
- Past and future medical bills
- Past and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
Will My Case Go to Court?
Here’s some good news about many types of cases: Most can be resolved outside of court through an insurance arrangement or settlement. But sometimes going to court is the best way to get the compensation you deserve. It’s always important to have an experienced Maryland lawyer on your side.
For a personal injury case in Eldersburg, sometimes there is no need to go to court for a civil matter because a talented lawyer can help you negotiate a settlement that is accepted by both sides. In this situation, nobody goes to court, yet everyone carefully creates an agreement that resolves the situation. While a lot of civil cases settle, the insurance companies keep offering less and less on cases. Due to this, it is important to have a lawyer representing you who is familiar with trying cases in front of a judge or jury.
Many lawyers claim to handle personal injury or car accident cases but have never seen the inside of a courtroom. Before hiring a lawyer make sure you know that they are experienced in litigation. Also, the insurance companies will sometimes offer more money to law firms that go to court because the insurance company knows that the lawyer isn’t just looking for a quick settlement for the client.
For a criminal case, a court appearance may be unavoidable. You’ll need to present your best case to the court and a lawyer can help you show the judge that you’re a respectable person who is trying to do the right thing. Sometimes, you can avoid going to court in a criminal case if your lawyer can negotiate a legal arrangement with the prosecutor.
Once again, it is important to have a lawyer who understands the details of trying a criminal case in front of a judge or jury. Prosecutors know the lawyers that will try a case in front of a judge or jury and the lawyers that are looking to plead their client guilty. If you have a real trial lawyer on your side that can often lead to better offers from the prosecutor’s office.
For a family law case, these cases such as divorce can be complex and may involve court appearances. In some cases, you can negotiate arrangements with the other side with the help of your family law attorney and may avoid the need for a court appearance. With family law cases it is always best to avoid court if possible so you don’t have to bring the children into the litigation.
Also, it helps keep your attorney fees down, but sometimes there is no choice and you have to try the case because the other side is not being reasonable. In these situations, it is crucial to have an experienced family law attorney to try your case.
For a worker’s compensation case, these cases often involve an appearance in front of a workers’ compensation commissioner. Make sure your lawyer has experience with worker’s compensation claims like yours, right here in Eldersburg and Baltimore.
Please contact us for an initial consultation about your case and we will help you understand your options and the potential outcomes involved.
Nearest Emergency Services and Local Maryland Departments Contact Information for Eldersburg, Maryland
Carroll County Sheriff’s Office – (410) 386-2900
Freedom District Fire – (410) 795-9311
Carroll Hospital Center/Lifebridge Health – (410) 549-7222
Zirkin & Schmerling Law will help you handle your legal matters with speed and professionalism. We truly care about our clients and we are dedicated to providing you with the best possible representation. To learn more, contact us today at (410) 753-4611 to get in touch with a qualified, experienced lawyer in the Eldersburg area.
Contact Zirkin & Schmerling Law
1852 Reisterstown Road, Suite #203
Pikesville, MD 21208