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The Injury Settlement Process

Injury settlement in Maryland involves many steps. Engel Law Group, P.C. has represented clients in personal injury settlements in Baltimore, Ellicott City and Columbia, Maryland, and in the Washington, D.C., metro area since 1950. Our experienced attorneys offer expert legal services in areas of personal injury, including:

  • Medical malpractice
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Personal injury

Maryland Personal Injury Settlements — The Process

Review/Determination Of Rights

To begin the process of pursuing a Baltimore injury settlement, you need to consult with an attorney knowledgeable about personal injury. Our attorneys review the facts of your case to determine whether you are entitled to compensation. If we believe you are entitled to compensation, you can decide whether to move forward with a personal injury suit or claim.

Retaining Legal Services

Once you decide to make a personal injury claim, the attorney-client relationship is formed. A contingency fee retainer agreement is agreed upon and signed. The agreement specifies and confirms that you pay no fees or expenses unless we obtain a recovery for you. The contingency fee enables you to obtain experienced representation without worrying about out-of-pocket expenses.


If Engel Law Group, P.C. is unable to negotiate a fair and reasonable settlement with the responsible party, we proceed with litigation and present your case in court. Depending on circumstances and if needed, we employ professional experts to document your claim and establish the at-fault party’s liability.

The litigation and settlement stages, and necessary steps required, vary from case to case — things may go quickly or may take time. However, we keep you apprised of the status of your claim as issues develop and matters resolve.


The personal injury law firm of Engel Law Group, P.C. reviews in detail any and all settlement offers with you, but you decide whether to accept or reject offers. Although our fee is based on the recovery of damages, you still make all decisions about settlements. At your claim’s conclusion, we only get paid if we successfully secure compensation for your injuries. Whenever possible, we seek to maximize the compensation our clients receive.

Experienced Legal Advice In Personal Injury Settlements In Maryland

If you have sustained injuries through another’s negligence, you owe it to yourself and your family to consult an experienced Baltimore personal injury attorney. Let us put our experience to work for you. Contact Engel Law Group, P.C. online today to schedule a free consultation. You can also call our office in Baltimore at 410-449-2928 or toll free at 877-463-0488.