The Greenbelt, Maryland office of the Tachi Law Firm will efficiently and diligently represent you in all your civil claims in areas such as car accidents, commercial truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and fall acidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, lanlord/tenant law, car warranty (Lemon Law), employment discrimination, insurance disputes, contract litigation and much more.

 

Car Accidents

A person who negligently operates a vehicle may be required to pay for any damages, either to a person or property, caused by his or her negligence. The injured party, known as the plaintiff, is required to prove that the defendant was negligent, that the negligence was a proximate caused of the accident, and that the accident caused the plaintiff's injuries. The attorneys at the Greenbelt office of The Tachi Law Firm will look to a number of sources to help you determine who was at fault for your accident, such as police reports, state traffic laws, and witnesses.

 

Commercial Truck Accidents

The unique danger posed by commercial truck accidents can be made worse depending on the nature of the freight the truck is carrying. For example, if hazardous or flammable materials are on board, secondary injuries attributable to such dangerous cargo can result, including burns and respiratory injuries.

In the event that you or a loved one is involved in an accident with a commercial truck, contact the Greenbelt office of The Tachi Law Firm. You may be entitled to recover compensation for your injuries by bringing a legal claim against the responsible parties.

 

Motorcycle Accidents

The lack of any substantial protective barriers between a motorcycle and the road, as well as the difficulty that other motorists may have in anticipating and seeing a motorcycle, leave riders prone to serious injury in the event of an accident. Motorcycle riders, therefore, must be aware of their legal rights and remedies if they are involved in a traffic accident.

In the event that you or a loved one is involved in a motorcycle accident, contact the Greenbelt office of The Tachi Law Firm. You may be entitled to recover compensation for your injuries by bringing a legal claim against the responsible parties.

 

Slip and Fall Accidents

"Slip and fall" is a term used for a personal injury case in which a person slips or trips and falls, and is injured on someone else's property. Dangerous conditions such as torn carpeting, changes in flooring, poor lighting, narrow stairs, or a wet floor can cause someone to slip and hurt him or herself inside a building. Other instances of slip and fall incidents can occur when people trip on broken or cracked public sidewalks, or trip and fall on stairs or escalators. In addition, a slip and fall case might arise when someone slips or trips and falls because of rain, ice, snow or a hidden hazard, such as a pothole in the ground.

 

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a negligent act or omission by a doctor or other medical professional results in damage or harm to a patient.

Negligence by a medical professional can include an error in diagnosis, treatment, or illness management. If such negligence results in injury to a patient, a legal case for medical malpractice can arise against:

  • The doctor, if his or her actions deviated from generally accepted standards of practice;
  • The hospital for improper care or inadequate training, such as problems with medications or sanitation;
  • Local, state or federal agencies that operate hospital facilities. 

In the event that you or a loved one is a victim of such negligence, contact the Greenbelt office of The Tachi Law Firm to protect and assert your rights. You may be entitled to recover compensation for your injuries by bringing a legal claim against the responsible parties. Contact the Greenbelt office of The Tachi Law Firm. You may be entitled to recover compensation for your injuries by bringing a legal claim against the responsible parties.

 

Wrongful Death

A "wrongful death" occurs when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another individual, company or entity. A suit for wrongful death may only be brought by the personal representative of the decedent's estate. Maryland a civil "wrongful death statute," which establish the procedures for bringing wrongful death actions. Actions for personal injury, conscious pain and suffering, or expenses incurred prior to the decedent's death are also brought by the personal representative. The damage awards from these actions belong to the estate and may pass to different parties as directed by the decedent's will. A wrongful death claim may arise out of a number of circumstances, such as in the following situations: Medical malpractice that results in decedent's death; Automobile or airplane accident; Occupational exposure to hazardous conditions or substances; Criminal behavior; Death during a supervised activity. Contact the Greenbelt office of The Tachi Law Firm for advice.

 

Landlord/Tenant

Landlord / tenant law covers all legal aspects of the relationship between a landlord who, through a lease or rental agreement, promises to  rent all or a portion of his/her property to another person (tenant). Legal issues that can arise within the landlord / tenant relationship include unlawful lease provisions, improper maintenance of property, liability for tenants' injuries, evictions, and wrongful withholding of security deposits. Whether it is a residential lease or a commercial lease, the attorneys at the Greenbelt, Maryland office of The Tachi Law Firm will provide you with the appropriate legal advice.

Lemon Law

Maryland Lemon Law, also known as the Automotive Warranty Enforcement Act gives car buyers rights if their new vehicle has serious defects or mechanical problems, including the right to a refund or a new vehicle. Typically, a car dealer must be given a reasonable opportunity to make appropriate repairs before the buyer's right to a remedy under lemon laws takes effect. Your remedies would include any of the following: replace with comparable motor vehicle acceptable to customer or accept return and refund full purchase price including all excise tax license fees, registration fees, and any similar governmental charges, less reasonable allowance for consumer's use (not to exceed 15% of purchase price) and for damage not attributable to normal wear. Contact the Greenbelt office of The Tachi Law Firm for advice.

 

Employment Discrimination

Discrimination and harassment in the workplace can come in many forms, and although such misconduct can sometimes be overt, it can be subtle or even concealed. If you or anyone you know has been a victim of  Race Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Sexual Harassment ,Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Religious Discrimination, Equal Pay Discrimination, Immigrant Discrimination, National Origin Discrimination, exual Orientation Discrimination, Reverse Discrimination, Whistleblowers

 

General Civil Litigation