Experienced Injury Attorneys with a Legacy of Results
Major Disaster Litigation

Major Disaster Litigation Attorneys in Washington, D.C.

Providing a Voice to the Victims of Major Disasters

Ashcraft & Gerel has established a track record of success in litigating claims for the injured victims of major disasters. We recognize the importance of standing up for these people who have been affected by preventable disasters in the workplace and in public.

Our track record includes successful claims regarding the:

  • West Virginia Massey Mine explosion of 2010
  • West Texas fertilizer plant explosion of 2013
  • D.C. Metro smoke inhalation incident of 2015

If you or someone you love sustained injuries in a wide-scale catastrophe, do not hesitate to schedule a free consultation with the team at Ashcraft & Gerel. Our major disaster litigation attorneys in Washington, D.C. would be proud to represent you.

Contact us online or call us at (202) 759-7648 to get started with a free initial consultation.

The Benefits of Retaining Ashcraft & Gerel

After suffering the impact of a major disaster, accident victims deserve support to get back on their feet and restore a sense of normalcy to their lives. Quite often, these people are not provided with the compensation they deserve. That is why our major disaster litigation attorneys in Washington, D.C. stand up for the injured and fight for their rights.

Our firm has the resources needed to litigate even the most complex cases. The attorneys and support staff at Ashcraft & Gerel work collaboratively to build strong claims for every client we represent – regardless of the size of the defendant.

We are proud of the successes we have achieved when taking on prestigious corporate defendants. Our attorneys are confident both in and out of the courtroom. We have taken on multimillion- and billion-dollar companies including General Electric and Massey Energy.

We recognize that every disaster case requires the unique specialization of an industry expert. That is why we work closely with subject-matter experts who can lend their knowledge to our representation and help us build stronger cases for our clients. These experts are often paramount to our success.

Our determination and skill aside, we also maintain a firm-wide focus on providing caring and compassionate attention to every client. The victims of major disasters need an advocate who is not only willing to fight for them but is willing to listen to them. We take the time to address your unique needs and concerns every step of the way.

If you or your loved one is recovering from an injury sustained in a major disaster, do not hesitate to consult with Ashcraft & Gerel. Give us a call at (202) 759-7648 today.

Client Testimonials

Our Clients Come First. Always.
  • “You must have been sent by GOD because without your help who knows how this would have turned out for me.”

    - Donald W.
  • “I felt very comfortable and appreciated how she made me feel.”

    - Charles B.
  • “I am very satisfied with the results and I highly recommend this firm.”

    - A Former Client


And Counting
  • Pharmaceutical Negligence $46 Million
  • Brain Injury Due to Defective Medical Device $16 Million
  • Injuries Caused by Mining Disaster $11 Million
  • Injuries to Foster Child From Abuse - Gov’t Agency $10 Million
  • Injuries Due to Negligent Operation of Train $6.1 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth - Umbilical Cord Compression $5.4 Million
  • Injured by Defective Helmet & Negligent Track Employees $3.5 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth – Deprived of Oxygen $2.9 Million
  • Injured Forklift Operator $2.5 Million
  • Burns from Flammable Bathrobe $2 Million

Why Choose Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP?

The Right Firm Makes a Difference
  • Compassionate Representation

    Our legal team understands what you are going through and is committed to defending your rights against powerful businesses and insurance carriers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Respected within the Legal Field

    Our esteemed attorneys are highly regarded within the legal community and even command respect from adjustors and defense counsel.

  • 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.

  • 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.