PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS IN WASHINGTON D.C., VIRGINIA & MARYLAND
Recognized by Peers, Recommended By Clients
For more than 65 years, Ashcraft & Gerel has been fighting for the rights of those injured due to the negligence of others. In that time, our firm has been able to recover more than a billion dollars for our clients. Along the way, we have built a hard-won reputation as a smart, effective legal team that consistently goes the extra mile to help our clients.
Ashcraft & Gerel’s talented team of personal injury attorneys serves clients throughout Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Our lawyers are well regarded in the legal community, often serving as leaders in their local bar associations and national litigation groups. Many have been recognized with the highest ratings from Martindale-Hubbell® and by such publications as Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers® Magazine.
OVER $1 BILLION RECOVERED FOR OUR CLIENTS
Brain Injury Due To Defective Medical Device
Injuries Caused By Mining Disaster
Injuries To Foster Child From Abuse – Gov’t Agency
Injuries Due To Negligent Operation Of Train
Child Injured At Birth – Umbilical Cord Compression
Injured By Defective Helmet & Negligent Track Employees
Child Injured At Birth – Deprived Of Oxygen
Injured Forklift Operator
Burns From Flammable Bathrobe
Injury From Automobile Defect – Malfunction
Spinal Cord Injury
OUR PRACTICE AREAS
Every Case Deserves a Big Result
Inside & Outside of the Courtroom
Our work on behalf of the injured doesn’t stop in the courtroom. Click below to learn more about our community involvement, scholarships & more.LEARN MORE
Our Clients Come First. Always.
“The money you gained from working with me doesn’t equate to the benefit and guidance Michael Lind provided in helping me through this matter, not be mention the time you devoted to my case. You could have easily walked away…”- Donald W.
“I wanted to pass along a compliment and a very sincere acknowledgement to Ms. J. Porter. After speaking to her for the first time, I felt very comfortable and appreciated how she made feel understood. She took her time explaining…”- Charles B.
“Ashcraft & Gerel represented me after I was involved in an automobile accident while driving in Baltimore County, MD. While wondering what to do and who would best represent my interest this law firm was recommended to me. Everyone I…”- A Former Client
“I was the Lee C. Ashcraft Scholarship recipient for the 2020 year. I want to thank you so much for the award, as I never thanked you earlier and only thanked Ms. Chang, the woman I was communicating with. So,…”- Hailey C.
“I had the pleasure of being a client of the firm. Mr. David Bayne and Ms. Meca Johnson handled my case. From the moment they were retained they’re professionalism and client-legal team relationship was positive and fruitful. I definitely look…”- Darren S.
WHY CHOOSE ASHCRAFT & GEREL, LLP?
The Right Firm Makes a Difference
Our legal team understands what you are going through and is committed to defending your rights against powerful businesses and insurance carriers.
Fearless Advocacy When You Need It
Our experienced legal team is not afraid to go to trial in order to maximize the recovery that our clients desperately need and rightfully deserve.
At the Forefront of Major Litigation
Our legal team has spearheaded litigation on behalf of injured clients in many high-profile cases, including major disasters, explosions and sexual abuse cases.
Committed to the Community
Our advocacy extends beyond the courtroom through our extensive involvement in the community and support for positive change within our industry.
Respected within the Legal Field
Our esteemed attorneys are highly regarded within the legal community and even command respect from adjustors and defense counsel.
A Long Legacy of Successful Results
Since its founding in 1953, Ashcraft & Gerel has obtained more than a billion dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients.
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EVERY CASE DESERVES A GREAT LAWYER
Our personal injury law firm handles a wide variety of cases – from
large, complex litigation
to small cases –
but they all have one thing in common: Whether the case is big or small, our attorneys fight
for our clients as
if they were family. We recognize that the result is always a big deal to you, and we want
to help you find a
positive solution to the legal matter at hand.
At Ashcraft & Gerel, we represent people from all walks of life. Whether you were injured in a car accident, harmed by a defective medical device, or affected by a major disaster, we fight to protect your rights and restore justice. With seven convenient locations across Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland, our compassionate and committed legal advocates are available wherever and whenever you need us.
Helpful News & Resources from Our Team
Having a Black Car May Make Accidents More LikelyMay 26, 2021
No one wants to get in a car accident, but if you think driving safely is enough to fend off collisions, think again. Almost every collision has multiple contributing factors. One such factor is car color. A number of studies conducted worldwide have found significant correlations between certain car colors and increased risk of accidents. …View Article
Attorney Alan Mensh Achieves Landmark Appeal Victory in Lead Poisoning CaseJune 9, 2021
Attorney Alan J. Mensh, a senior partner at Ashcraft & Gerel, has achieved a game-changing appeal victory in a case (Ashley Hector, et al. v. Bank of New York Mellon) involving lead poisoning at a foreclosed rental property and two injured children. To date, he has written numerous legal briefs and delivered oral arguments in …View Article
Are Infotainment Systems Dangerously Distracting?June 9, 2021
The primary purpose of an infotainment system is to act as a hub for the driver to access as much information as possible in one place, reducing driver distraction. With the radio, climate controls, navigation, phone contacts, and even the internet at the driver’s fingertips, auto designers hope to make these controls safer to use …View Article