Representing Accident Victims and Injured Workers Since 1987
Howard B. Ackerman has been representing accident victims and injured workers since 1987, and has successfully resolved well over a thousand personal injury and workers’ compensation claims in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. His professional achievements have earned him the highest rating from his peers in Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Ackerman is an active member of Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, as well as other legal organizations dedicated to protecting the rights of the injured and disabled. He understands the tactics often used by insurance companies to deny or diminish legitimate injury claims, and how to combat them. He strongly believes that individuals hurt by another person’s carelessness or while performing their employment deserve to receive all compensation available under the law, and he pursues this belief through his thorough and caring representation of each client. Mr. Ackerman has substantial experience in representing persons injured at work, or in auto , motorcycle or truck accidents , and in other types of negligence claims, including wrongful death , brain injuries, construction accidents , premises liability , and dog bites and attacks .
Personal Attention to Each Case
Mr. Ackerman devotes his personal attention to each case accepted by him. Clients are kept well-informed about the status of their case, and what is needed to achieve the best possible result. Mr. Ackerman understands that clients want to communicate directly with their lawyer, and he is committed to making sure that each client receives as much attention as is needed to allow the client to have a clear understanding of the status of, and progress on, their case.
No Legal Fee if no Recovery
Mr. Ackerman has been representing injured and disabled clients since shortly after receiving his law license in 1986. He is proud to be able to represent injured or disabled clients without regard to their ability to pay a lawyer. Mr. Ackerman can do this because the client only pays a fee when a monetary recovery is obtained. In this manner, an injured person can receive quality legal representation against a deep-pocket insurance company or employer without incurring legal fees until a recovery is obtained.
Injured individuals who choose to pursue their claim without an experienced, committed attorney may often regret their decision. Insurance companies and their employees and lawyers know how to “play the game,” and an individual who has been hurt in an accident or while working needs an equally knowledgeable advocate on their side if they want the best chance of having their claim resolved fairly. Mr. Ackerman is happy to speak or meet with potential clients without charge or any obligation to retain Ackerman Law Firm, P.C. If you have been injured in an accident, or are pursuing a claim for social security disability benefits, you have nothing to lose, and potentially much to gain, by contacting Mr. Ackerman today to discuss your case.
Home and hospital visits are available for the seriously injured who are unable to come into the office of Ackerman Law Firm, P.C.