WGK Personal Injury Lawyers - Personal Injury Law Firm in Baltimore, MD

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AWARDS & SETTLEMENTS

$5,000,000

Child Abuse

$2,600,000

Car Accident

$1,000,000

Medical Malpractice

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Baltimore Personal Injury Lawyer

Baltimore Personal Injury Lawyer

Have you or a loved one been injured in a car accident in Baltimore? Are you struggling to get back on your feet because someone else was negligent? Since 1977, the Baltimore personal injury attorneys at WGK Personal Injury Lawyers have been helping people in Maryland get the money they are owed after an accident. Call us at (410) 837-2144 to learn more about your case

When you feel like you’ve been kicked to the curb by insurance companies, hospitals, or other entities that value money over your well-being, you want WGK Personal Injury Lawyers in your corner. We’ve been fierce advocates for accident victims for a long time – three generations, in fact.

Collectively, our attorneys have more than 80 years of experience and have recovered millions in compensation for clients just like you.

We are available to meet you in our downtown Baltimore law office. Our attorneys offer home and hospital visits as well as virtual consultations throughout Maryland. We’re available 24/7 to assist you.

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Why Choose WGK Personal Injury Lawyers To Handle Your Baltimore, MD Personal Injury Case?

It’s The Last Thing Insurers Want

For more than 42 years, WGK Personal Injury Lawyers has been committed to representing injury victims across the city of Baltimore, MD. During that time, we’ve made a name for ourselves as passionate advocates. We’ve spent countless hours fighting against the biggest insurers, hospitals, defense firms, and multinational corporations – and emerging with huge settlements and verdicts for our clients. Today, our reputation is well known among our adversaries.

For that reason, insurers will want you to avoid calling an injury lawyer from our law firm for help after you get hurt. They know things will change the instant you get our family-owned law firm involved.

You Deserve To Benefit From Experts

Experts can make or break a personal injury case. The parties you are going up against will go to experts for help as they attempt to deny or devalue your claim. The only way to level the playing field is to have specialists working for you, too. And, that’s exactly what you can expect when you hire WGK Personal Injury Lawyers.

Our lawyers know the value that accident and injury specialists can bring to a case. So, we’ve spent decades cultivating relationships with some of the most respected and renowned experts in their field.

We’re Ready For Trial

Most personal injury cases in Baltimore settle. We will work diligently to negotiate a fair settlement on your behalf. However, we’ll never advise you to accept less than you deserve just to get a win. Instead, our trial attorneys will approach your case with care and prepare for every possibility – including the possibility of going to court.

Our law firm is known for being highly skilled at trial. We know how to take your case, craft it for a jury, and tell a winning story. That’s how we’ve secured significant verdicts for our clients. And, it’s our reputation and history of success that can benefit you in your case. Why? Interested parties will want to avoid a showdown with us before a judge or jury.

There’s No Fee Until We Win

We work on contingency, which means that there’s no fee unless and until we win your case.

Our Baltimore Law Firm Location

Visit our main office to meet with a member of our legal team.

WGK Personal Injury Lawyers
14 W Madison Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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Proven Experience

$5,000,000

Verdict in child abuse death case

$2,600,000

Confidential settlement in automobile accident and defective product case.

$1,000,000

Medical Malpractice action, which resulted from an anesthesia-related death.

$1,000,000

Personal Injury Settlement in rear-end collision that caused a fractured neck.

$500,000

Personal Injury Settlement in medical malpractice action for a misdiagnosed stroke.

$475,000

Premises liability settlement causing an ankle fracture.

$250,000

Confidential medical malpractice settlement.

$125,000

Automobile accident settlement.

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Baltimore personal injury lawyer Hunter Duke receives the The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 award
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Why Should I Hire A Baltimore Personal Injury Attorney?

You Don’t Want to Give the Insurance Company an Advantage

Insurance companies handle cases like yours every day. Adjusters know the claims process inside and out. They know that you probably don’t. As a result, they’ll have an advantage from the start.

Hiring a Baltimore personal injury lawyer levels the playing field. It forces insurers to deal with your claim in good faith. It shows them that you won’t be pushed around or manipulated – and that you’re serious about getting the money you deserve.

You’re More Likely to Win Your Case

It’s true. Accident victims who work with attorneys tend to win more often than those who don’t.

Hiring a personal injury lawyer is also associated with bigger wins. According to the Insurance Research Council, accident victims who are represented by a personal injury attorney tend to recover up to 3.5 times more money than claimants pursuing compensation on their own.

You’re Probably Going to Be Blamed

At-fault parties and their insurance providers will try to say that liability is unclear. In fact, they’ll point fingers and blame you.

Maryland operates contributory negligence. Therefore, sharing any degree of fault for an accident is an automatic bar to financial recovery. For example, you’ll be entitled to no compensation if you’re assigned just 1% of the blame.

When you hire a personal injury lawyer in Baltimore, you’ll have an advocate in your corner who understands how to best protect you from these “blame the victim” tactics. They’ll be able to investigate your case, gather and analyze evidence, and take other steps to disprove allegations that you’re to blame. If you do nothing, there’s a good chance that you’ll get nothing from your personal injury claim.

You Deserve Time to Rest and Recover

Putting physical injuries aside, an unexpected accident can be traumatic. It can be incredibly jarring and upsetting. You need time to heal. That can be quite difficult to do if you’re attempting to navigate a contested legal claim for damages. When you hire a lawyer in Baltimore, they’ll handle your case from start to finish.

Your personal injury lawyer will investigate. They’ll handle the curveballs at-fault parties try to throw your way. They’ll do everything in their power to help you secure a meaningful and substantial monetary recovery. All the while, you have the opportunity to focus on yourself.

William G Kolodner personal injury lawyer in Baltimore

Client Reviews

Your Firm handled our case over thirteen years ago and Jill acted as if it had happened yesterday. When I called her, she listened patiently. I faxed her the information that I had gathered in regard to my issue. She reviewed the paperwork and took care of the issue in less than a day. Her patience, compassion and kindness is outstanding.

Thank you Jill, you are awesome! Jill is the BEST!

Yvonne White – Personal Injury Client

When I was first injured I was considering trying to handle it all by myself. However as my injuries progressed a very good friend recommended WGK Personal Injury Lawyers. The moment I entered the office everyone seemed genuinely concerned about my health and pointed me in the right direction to receive the medical treatment needed to get better. The amount of my settlement,  while a major and most welcome surprise, was the perfect bonus and addition to the top notch care and medical treatment received.

Lisa Mitchell

I started recommending Bill to friends, relatives and listeners. Every person who’s gone to see Bill for legal advice has thanked me. The comments I’ve gotten have ranged from a friend who told me Bill and his attorneys helped him put his life back together after he had to declare bankruptcy to the woman who said that Bill was always there for her no matter what when she was in an automobile accident and badly hurt.

Lee Michaels – Personal Injury Client

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Personal Injury Cases We Handle in Baltimore, MD

Car Accident Lawyers in Baltimore

Car Accidents

Car Accident Lawyers in Baltimore

Driving can be dangerous. In fact, Baltimore is known for having some of the nation’s worst drivers. Unfortunately, insurance companies won’t rush to your aid after a crash. Contact our car accident lawyers in Baltimore, MD to discuss your personal injury claim.

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Bicycle Accident Attorneys

Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Accident Attorneys

Baltimore is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Its infrastructure was designed long before bicycles were used as a primary form of transportation.

This means that many roads don’t have bike lanes or safety barriers. In turn, cyclists are forced into traffic with larger vehicles. When accidents occur, its the rider who tends to suffer the consequences.

Our Baltimore bicycle accident attorneys know that cyclists often need compensation after an accident. We will work to help you maximize your recovery from all at-fault parties.

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Wrongful Death Lawyers

Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Lawyers

Accidents, unfortunately, can result in the worst outcome: death. While money won’t bring a loved one back, it can make a massive difference in the times to come.

Our wrongful death lawyers in Baltimore, MD are here to help you file a Maryland wrongful death claim and seek to recover from anyone who played a role in your loved one’s tragic death.

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Slip and Fall Accidents Attorneys

Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and Fall Accidents Attorneys

After a slip and fall accident in Maryland, owners will go to huge lengths to deny culpability for your injuries.

So, you’ll have to have evidence to prove the owner was negligent in the maintenance and care of the premises. Our slip & fall lawyers in Baltimore, MD will dig deep as we conduct an exhaustive investigation into what happened.

We’ll speak with witnesses, obtain security footage, and work with experts to get the proof that’s necessary to get you the financial compensation you deserve.

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Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Motorcyclists are often blamed for the accidents in which they’re involved. However, these claims of fault aren’t always true.

If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident in Maryland, our motorcycle accident lawyers in Baltimore, MD will fight to respond to these claims and protect your rights. Find out if you have a personal injury case by contacting our firm today.

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Truck Accidents Lawyers in Baltimore

Truck Accidents

Truck Accidents Lawyers in Baltimore

When a truck is involved in a collision, the consequences can be catastrophic.

Following an accident, the negligent truck driver and/or their employer must be held legally and financially responsible. Our Baltimore, MD truck accident attorneys will work diligently for you.

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Uber and Lyft Accidents

Uber Accidents

Uber and Lyft Accidents

Taking an Uber might be convenient. However, it’s not the safest way to get around. Rideshare drivers are perhaps the most distracted motorists on the road.

Following an incident involving Uber drivers, recovering compensation can be complicated. This is true, in part, because rideshare companies will deny any responsibility for your injuries.

You deserve to get help from a Baltimore injury attorney who will aggressively pursue damages from all liable parties – including the driver, insurance companies, manufacturers, and others on the road.

Reach out to our Uber accident lawyers in Baltimore, MD.

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Dog Bites

Dog Bites

Dog Bites

Even friendly dogs can be vicious. When a dog bites, it’s the owner who should shoulder the responsibility for any injuries or harm that results.

Our dog bite lawyers in Baltimore, MD will aggressively pursue compensation from the dog’s owner, as well as anyone else whose negligence might have put you in harm’s way.

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And More

At WGK Personal Injury Lawyers, we know that all injuries – big and small – can change the course of your life forever. We also know what an impact a financial award can have in the short term and for the future yet to come.

That’s why we’re committed to helping all injury victims in Maryland. We represent clients in injury cases involving defective products, medical negligence, workers’ compensation, workplace accidents, and more. Click below to see all our practice areas. To learn more, contact our Baltimore injury attorneys today.

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Giving You a Powerful Voice

Despite what they might say, insurance companies, hospitals, and multinational corporations aren’t on your side. They’re in the business of making money. So, when you suffer an avoidable injury and ask to be compensated, these entities will go to great lengths to deny your request. They’ll invest considerable financial and legal resources to do so. When you are on your own, it’s easy to be outgunned. Fortunately, we are here to help.

WGK Personal Injury Lawyers wants to give you a voice. We want to give you power. We want to help you stand up to these money-making machines and demand what’s rightfully yours. Our accident and injury lawyers in Baltimore have been helping clients for more than a century and have a proven track record of success.

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What Compensation Can I Recover From a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Maryland?

Economic Damages

When you file a personal injury claim in Baltimore, you can ask to be reimbursed and paid for any verifiable financial costs and expenses that you experience. These are known as economic damages, and can include money for present and future:

  • Hospitalization
  • Surgery, medical equipment, medication, follow-up care, and other medical bills
  • Rehabilitation or therapy
  • Nursing care
  • Property damage
  • Lost wages
  • Reduced earning capacity, and
  • Disability.

By receiving economic damages in a personal injury lawsuit, it should be as if you were never injured, at all. Maryland does not have a cap (or limit) on them. However, you must be able to prove your losses with bills, invoices, receipts, pay stubs, tax returns, or other documents.

Non-Economic Damages

Some injuries can’t be seen. That doesn’t mean that those injuries aren’t real, don’t carry costs, and don’t have a significant impact on your life. In Maryland, non-economic damages are paid to help compensate for these personal injuries. Examples of non-economic damages include:

  • Emotional distress, including anxiety, depression, insomnia, and PTSD
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Disfigurement
  • Scarring, and
  • Pain and suffering damages.

These damages can be very difficult to value in terms of dollars and cents. That’s why it’s critically important to have an experienced personal injury attorney helping you to get all of the money you deserve.

Note that Maryland does cap non-economic awards. For 2020, the cap is $935,000. In a wrongful death action where there are at least two beneficiaries, the cap is $1,402,500.

Punitive Damages

Unlike economic and non-economic awards, punitive damages aren’t paid to make you whole after an accident. They’re not paid to compensate you for your suffering. Rather, punitive damages are paid for the singular purpose of punishing the defendant.

Punitive damages aren’t available in all personal injury cases. They’re reserved for situations where a defendant’s conduct is malicious. Most often, the defendant must have actively intended and attempted to cause harm or death.

Unlike many other states, Maryland doesn’t have a cap on punitive awards.

Hire Our Award-Winning Personal Injury Attorneys

(410) 837-2144

Experienced Attorneys Fighting For You

Have you recently been injured in a serious accident in Baltimore, MD? Do you feel like insurance companies are trying to make things more difficult than they have to be? They probably are. That’s because they are more interested in money than in your well being.

At WGK Personal Injury Lawyers, that’s simply unacceptable. Contact our law office to find out how our Baltimore personal injury lawyers can help you get the money you deserve. Our law firm will work by your side as we fight to maximize your recovery. You’ll benefit from professionals who truly care about you and will stop at nothing to help you get through this tough situation.

Your first consultation is 100 percent free. Don’t hesitate to give our law firm a call to arrange a time to discuss your case today. We assist clients throughout Maryland and offer virtual case reviews.

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