District of Columbia Accident and Injury Laws

A large portion of the cases that are heard in most trial courts are related to accidents and injuries, such as "slip-and-fall" claims against retail stores or lawsuits alleging medical malpractice. FindLaw's District of Columbia Accident and Injury Law section provides a general overview of the statutes, legal terms, and processes regarding injury claims in D.C. Included in this section are resources and articles on the statute of limitations for filing claims, how the district defines negligence and applies it to the law, a listing of the most dangerous roadways in D.C., what to do after a car accident in the area, and more. Click on a link below for more information about Washington, D.C.'s accident and injury laws.

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