Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

The attorneys at Gavett, Datt & Barish, P.C. are experienced in seeking compensation for victims who have suffered personal injury or death resulting from motor vehicle accidents, defective products or other acts of negligence. Our firm focuses on achieving maximum compensation for the client, including payment for pain and suffering as well as lost wages that occur as a result of a serious injury.

The firm has handled a multitude of cases on behalf of persons who have sustained various personal injuries, including neck or back injury, paralysis or severe brain injury.

These injuries resulted from, among others:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Wrongful death, including death caused by automobiles
  • Slip and fall and premises liability
  • Faulty or defective products
  • Injuries at the workplace
  • Burn victims
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Medical or other professional malpractice

Our attorneys are aggressive advocates for our clients. We try personal injury cases before juries in both state and federal courts in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia. We also successfully represent clients in arbitration and mediation proceedings. We approach each case with the understanding that the circumstances are unique. We believe that our clients are entitled to assertive representation and complete personal attention to ensure that their rights are fully protected.

Many of our personal injury clients come to us because of our past successes. In fact, Gavett, Datt & Barish, P.C., is well-known in the field of personal injury as a result of its success in representing a four-year-old girl who was paralyzed in an accident at an apartment complex in Maryland. The child was injured when a trash dumpster located near a playground at the complex tipped over on top of her. The jury awarded a record $14.6 million dollars to the little girl. At the time of the award, this was the largest personal injury verdict in the state of Maryland.

If you are in need of representation in connection with a personal injury, please call our firm for a free consultation.