Based in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, attorney Rick Jaklitsch possesses experience in personal injury cases. Rick Jaklitsch and his team are known for their commitment to their clients. The attorneys often attain verdicts that substantially exceed the insurance provider’s last offer.
One of Mr. Jaklitsch’s noteworthy clients was a firefighter who was rear-ended and did not immediately seek medical care for his injury. The client effectively explained to the judge in the trial why he did not seek immediate treatment and the impact the accident had on him. As a result of this testimony, the judge granted an award 7,500 times more than the amount the insurance company had offered.
Another of Mr. Jaklitsch’s successfully represented clients was an 18-year-old woman who was in a serious collision. Despite the nature of the accident, she sustained only minor injuries, with medical bills totaling slightly over $3,000. While the medical bills were not high, the accident negatively impacted the student during her first year in college. The law firm was successful in convincing the insurance company to settle for $18,000.
Based in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, Rick Jaklitsch heads The Jaklitsch Law Group, where he provides client-centered counsel in personal injury cases. Recognized among his peers for consistent results, Rick Jaklitsch was recently included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
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Mr. Jaklitsch was first recognized in Best Lawyers’ “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs” category in 2016. His colleague, Robert J. Farley, has been chosen to receive the same honor in 2021.
The founder of the Jaklitsch Group, personal injury attorney Rick Jaklitsch has practiced law for more than 30 years. Accepted by the Maryland State Bar and a member of the Maryland Association for Justice, Rick Jaklitsch was recently included in the 2020 Super Lawyers list for the District of Columbia.
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Rick Jaklitsch, an attorney and owner of The Jaklitsch Law Group, has extensive experience in personal injury law. Attorney Rick Jaklitsch has been recognized for his work in this area and has, most recently, added to the 2020 List of Super Lawyers for Washington, DC and Maryland.
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