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DC Personal Injury Lawyer, Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer

Attorney Lawrence S. (Larry) Lapidus

Because Your Toughest Life Challenges Need a Tenacious Personal Injury Lawyer

A highly distinguished DC Personal Injury Lawyer and Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer with an impressive record of success, Lawrence S. (Larry) Lapidus has been practicing law for more than 35 years. He credits his stellar reputation as a lawyer to his outgoing personality, attentive nature to his clients, and his knowledge of the law. This is why your toughest life challenges need a tenacious DC Personal Injury Lawyer.

In addition to his legal practice, Personal Injury Lawyer Lapidus teaches other personal injury attorneys in seminars on the law, including “Maximizing Damages in Personal Injury Cases.”

Areas of Practice

Mr. Lapidus represents personal injury plaintiffs in cases relating to—

  • Auto accidents
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Medical malpractice
  • Birth injuries
  • Truck accidents
  • Head injuries
  • Insurance bad faith claims
  • Wrongful death claims

Awards

An extremely skilled litigator with the dedication, compassion, and resilience necessary to try difficult claims, Mr. Lapidus has received the following awards and commendations:

  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Super Lawyers
  • “Best Lawyer” for the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States
  • Marquis Who’s Who in American Law
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America
  • Marquis Who’s Who in the World

He has been listed as one of the Top Attorneys in Maryland since 2009 and is regularly featured in The Washingtonian as one of the Metro area’s Top Personal Injury lawyers in Washington DC for his work with negligence cases. He was also recognized by Baltimore Magazine in its selection of Top Attorneys In Maryland.

In an article about the best lawyers in the DC metro area entitled, “The Stars of the Bar “, the Washingtonian Magazine listed Mr. Lapidus as among those lawyers “having the best legal minds” in the area.

Mr. Lapidus was listed as a lawyer to see for the seriously injured and other lawyers have consistently recommended him for the injury claims of their clients.

Educational and Professional Background

Mr. Lapidus received a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree from the Washington College of Law,  American University in 1970. The Dean of the College of Law, Claudio Grossman, has informed Mr. Lapidus that he is considered a “distinguished alumnus” for his professional accomplishments and long-term support for the law school.

He continued his legal education beyond the basic level, earning an LLM (Masters of Law) degree from Georgetown University Law School in 1976.

In between, he served as a Captain in the United States Air Force in the capacity of a Special Agent in the Office of Special Investigations (OSI) and as an officer in the Judge Advocate Generals’ Corps (JAG).

Mr. Lapidus has been in the private practice of law since 1974.

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Mr. Lapidus is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania as well as federal courts in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia. He is also a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.

  • Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Trial Lawyers Association
  • Maryland Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternitys

Representative Cases

Mr. Lapidus has obtained numerous million dollar verdicts and six-figure settlements in medical malpractice and automobile accidents cases. His continued advocacy for compensation on behalf of negligence victims produced some of the most significant personal injury verdicts recorded in the Circuit Court of Prince George’s County and in the District of Columbia.

Some of his representative cases include the following:

  • Brown v.Consolidated Rail Corp., 717 A.2d 309.
  • Durphy v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, 698 A.2d 459.
  • George Washington University v.Waas 648 A.2d 178
  • Kane v. Ryan, 596 A.2d 562
  • IBF Corp. v. Alpern, 487 A.2d 593.

This is why your toughest life challenges need a tenacious DC Personal Injury Lawyer or a Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer.  

In addition to his legal practice, Attorney Lapidus teaches other DC Personal Injury Lawyers in seminars on the law, including “Maximizing Damages in Personal Injury Cases.”

Contact Mr. Lapidus:

Mr. Lapidus regularly represents clients in :

  • Washington, D.C.
  • College Park, MD Ft. Washington, MD.
  • Oxon Hill, MD Silver Spring, MD.
  • Glenarden, MD Largo, MD.
  • Bladensburg, MD Bowie, MD.
  • Upper Marlboro, MD Greenbelt, MD.
  • Laurel, MD Forestville, MD.
  • Beltsville, MD. Mitchellville, MD.
  • Cheverly, MD. Waldorf, MD.

CONTACT Attorney Lapidus for a complimentary consultation to see if you have a valid Personal Injury Case and to discuss your settlement possibilities.

How Will You Prepare My Accident Injury Case?

Through working with you! With your assistance, we will prepare a List of Harms—the items which motivate an insurance company to pay money (we call them, “value triggers”)

Whether negotiating a settlement or arguing on your behalf in court – we will come prepared! The key to success is skill and experience – and we have both!

Personal Attention from an Attorney – Start to Finish

First and foremost, we will talk to you about your case and hear you out. We take each and every case personally, so you can count on getting personalized attention from our Senior Attorney and support staff. We will thoroughly go through all the details and build up the entire picture of what has transpired in a way which communicates the “value triggers”

We will offer advice and assistance in collecting the necessary evidence that can be used in support of your case at the negotiating table and during proceedings in a Court of Law. We will also inform you of your rights and legal remedies available to you.

Custom Approach to Every Case

Each and every case is different and requires a different and creative approach. When necessary, we will conduct an independent investigation, hire the appropriate experts for your case and do everything necessary legally to demonstrate you are entitled to fair and reasonable compensation for your pain and suffering, inconvenience and of course, your medical bills as charged and your loss of the value of your income.

We will also apply for any no-fault benefits to which you may be entitled by state law. We will assist you with your property damage claims. We will explore whether you are entitled to the diminished value and loss of use of your vehicle where appropriate.

We Identify Who Is Responsible and Seek Financial Compensation Tenaciously

Lastly, we will identify any and all parties that are liable for your injury and fight to achieve the financial compensation that you deserve for your injury, pain and suffering, medical bills, lost income due to the injuries from which you suffer as a result of the accident, rehabilitation expenses, and any other losses that you may have incurred as a result of negligence of others. If you are permanently injured, we will present all evidence in support of the fact both in negotiations and in court.

Thorough, Effective Help in the DC Metro Area

With offices in Washington, D.C. and in Maryland, Lawrence S. Lapidus regularly represents clients throughout the DC Metro area. Caring, sensitive, and extremely knowledgeable, Mr. Lapidus is your ideal lawyer if you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence.

Contact DC Personal Injury Attorney Larry Lapidus for a complimentary consultation. All injury cases are taken on a contingency fee basis. This means that if no money is recovered for you, you do not owe the law firm a professional fee. All consultations by phone or person are free and on a no-obligation basis.

Let us help you!

If you need any helps, please feel free to contact us. We will get back to you with 1 business day. Or if in hurry, just call us now.

202-785-5111 ,301-852-7500

llapidus@lapiduslawfirm.com

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