Glen Burnie Personal Injury Lawyer

Glen Burnie, Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury Claims Ready to Face Any Defense

If you sustained an injury as a consequence of another person’s negligent action, you may deserve monetary compensation for your injuries. Dealing with insurance companies in a personal injury case is a difficult process. Insurance companies often deny valid claims with the hope that injured victims simply give up.

If you suffered an injury, consult a Glen Burnie, Maryland personal injury attorney immediately. At Portner & Shure, P.A., we can fight to get you the justice you deserve. We will focus on your case so that you can focus on your recovery.

For a free consultation, call us at (410) 421-7447 or contact us online.

What is a Personal Injury Claim?

A person has a viable personal injury claim when their injuries were caused by another person’s negligence. Examples of negligence include failing to stop for a stop sign, failing to pay attention to their surroundings while driving, etc. Basically, an act that leads to an injury that another reasonable person would not have done in the same situation is an act of negligence.

A personal injury victim must be able to prove by a preponderance of the evidence, i.e., 51%, that another person owed them a duty, acted negligently, and that person’s negligence caused their injury.

Workers’ Compensation Claims

Workers’ compensation insurance is a form of no-fault insurance, which means that a work injury victim does not have to prove that another person is at fault for the accident that resulted in their injury. The concept of no-fault insurance means someone who unintentionally caused their own injury can still have a workers’ compensation claim with some rare exceptions.

The main requirement for a workers’ compensation claim is that the victim suffered an accidental injury while in the scope of their employment. Of course, insurance companies then argue the injured worker was harmed while off the job and use a variety of other defenses to avoid being liable. The benefits available through workers’ compensation insurance are extensive as they are complicated.

Injuries & Damages in a Personal Injury Claim

When a person suffers a serious injury, they usually require medical care and rehabilitative treatment such as physical therapy. The financial burden imposed by medical care may result in bankruptcy. Worse yet, many personal injury victims are unable to resume working as a result of their injuries.

Maryland State law allows personal injury victims to recover both economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages are meant to compensate personal injury victims for their medical bills, lost wages, and future lost wages. Noneconomic damages are intended to compensate personal injury victims for the pain and suffering they endured as a result of their injuries.

Denials & Defenses in Personal Injury Cases

Insurance companies and their attorneys use a variety of legal defenses to minimize or outright deny personal injury claims. The most commonly used defenses are contributory negligence and assumption of risk. The defense of contributory negligence prevents a personal injury victim from recovering anything if a civil defendant proves that the victim acted negligently and that their own negligence contributed to the accident. Similarly, the defense of assumption of risk prevents a personal injury victim from recovering anything if a civil defendant proves that a victim had knowledge of the risk of potential harm, appreciated the risk, and voluntarily undertook an action despite the risk of danger.

Why Hire Portner & Shure, P.A.?

Insurances companies retain aggressive defense attorneys to defend personal injury cases. That is why you should obtain an equally aggressive representation by an experienced Glen Burnie, Maryland personal injury attorney.

For more than 25 years, the award-winning attorneys at Portner & Shure, P.A. have obtained favorable results on behalf of victims who suffered injuries as a result of:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Brain Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Premises Liability
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse
  • Defective Products
  • Bus Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

Our attorneys are not afraid to fight insurance companies on behalf of our clients. Portner & Shure, P.A. receives no fee unless we obtain a settlement or judgment in court on your behalf.

To schedule a free consultation regarding your Glen Burnie personal injury claim, call us at (410) 421-7447 or contact us online. Our staff speaks English, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), and Korean, and Vietnamese.

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  • We offer legal representation in Spanish.
  • We have aggressive litigation tactics, skill, and passion.
  • We have offices in Maryland, Virginia & Washington, D.C.
  • Over 30 Years of Experience Serving Clients
  • We have received countless 5-star Google & Facebook reviews.
  • We have recovered over $400 million on behalf of our clients.

When you hire Portner & Shure, you can expect more from your representation. In addition to getting an attorney, you will get a committed advocates you has your best interests at heart.

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Attorneys of America
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • 5-Star Google Reviews
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • Maryland Association for Justice
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award 2016-2021
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award 2016-2021
  • American Association for Justice
  • Avvo Rating Top Attorney
  • Avvo Superb Rating Top Attorney
  • US News & World Report Best Law Firms 2019
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Jonathan Portner