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Eye Injuries

Maryland Eye Injury Attorneys

Offices in Bowie, Frederick, Lexington Park, Prince Frederick & Waldorf

An eye injury can immediately turn your world upside down. In serious cases, you may never be able to completely recover your vision and will have to change your life and career to accommodate your injury. But while eye injuries are some of the most severe types of trauma and their resulting disabilities can create serious problems, recovery is possible.

In many cases, eye trauma is caused by accidents, often due to someone other than the victim. If this applies to your injury, Maryland law gives you the right to seek compensation from the people that hurt you to pay for your past and future losses.

Through a free case evaluation with the Maryland eye injury attorneys at Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC, available by calling (301) 812-4777, you can learn more about your rights as a victim and whether a legal case is the right option for you. Together, we can help you cope with your serious injury and return to a fulfilling, successful life.

What Are the Effects of Eye Injuries?

The eye is one of the most delicate and complicated organs in the human body. If injured, there are many different effects that victims may suffer and the recovery process for each one is different. Knowing what type of injury you may have suffered and what treatment you need is of great importance in recovery.

  • Non-Penetrating – The eye has been damaged by blunt trauma, but not cut
  • Penetrating – An object has penetrated the eye and damaged the inside
  • Perforating – An object has entered and exited the eye, causing some of the most severe damage possible
  • Blowout – Blunt trauma has fractured the orbital bone surrounding the eye, causing pressure on the eye
  • Muscular Entrapment – The orbital bones have been fractured, causing the eye to be unable to properly move

These injuries can be caused by many different hazards, such as explosions, flying objects, and blunt force trauma to the head. No two cases are exactly alike due to the trauma and complications that each injury uniquely presents. However, immediate medical attention will help you determine the extent of your injuries and begin the recovery process as soon as possible. It will also help you prove your trauma and link it to the incident that caused it, giving you a greater chance of success when filing a claim against the people that hurt you.

How Can I Heal from My Eye Injury?

Because eyes are so delicate and injuries can lead to so many complications, medical care is almost always a necessity in recovery. While these procedures can be costly, proving the fault of the person who caused your injury can provide you with the money you need to pay for these important procedures.

Trauma is classified by doctors in order to assign proper care in a timely manner. Emergencies, such as chemical burns, require medical care within minutes of injury. Urgent trauma, like eye lacerations, must be treated within hours. Semi-urgent cases, like orbital fractures, require medical treatment within one to two days. Whatever the case may be, medical attention is always needed in order to minimize the chance of severe and permanent damage as much as possible.

Doctors will attempt to flush out whatever may be in your eye, protect it from further damage with a patch, suture lacerations if possible, and stabilize fractures to prevent pressure on the eye. These can prevent your eye from worsening, but the healing process takes time and may require extensive rehabilitation to regain proper functioning.

Because eyes are so delicate and these injuries can be so severe, it is possible that you may have permanent loss of vision, either partial or complete. These losses can interfere with your personal life and working capabilities, leading to many different complications. Coping with these difficulties is just as important as healing from your injury.

Experienced Eye Injury Attorneys in Maryland

If you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s recklessness or negligence, do not wait to call the Maryland catastrophic injury attorneys at Alpert Schreyer Poe. By dialing (301) 812-4777, you can receive a free case evaluation on your case that will give you professional insight into your legal options and the path to recovery. A fulfilling life after your devastating injury is possible. Call us today to learn how we can help.

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We've Helped Thousands of Clients Recover
  • He got the results I needed.

    “After my case was confused beyond belief by another lawyer, Mike Schreyer put it back together.”

    - Former Client
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    “Additionally, the lines of communication were always open – he was never ‘too’ busy to speak to.”

    - B.T.
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    “I was impressed with the excellent level of service rendered by Andrew D. Alpert, who assisted me in my legal matters.”

    - R.E.
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    “I am every grateful for your professionalism, depth of knowledge, attention to detail and genuine concern to see that my trial concluded successfully.”

    - K.K.
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Our victories

Real Results, Real Recoveries
  • $2,600,000 Jury Verdict for Road Hazard in Baltimore City
  • $2,000,000 Collision with Commercial Vehicle
  • $1,200,000 September 11 Attack in Pentagon, Arlington Virginia
  • $1,100,000 Collision with Underinsured Driver
  • $1,100,000 Drowning Settlement
  • $1,100,000 Hydraulic Lift Failure
  • $1,000,000 Wrongful Death Insurance Coverage
  • $750,000 Prince George’s County Tractor Trailer Crash
  • $680,000 Jury Verdict for Slip and Fall in Calvert County
  • $645,000 Wrongful Death Settlement
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Why hire our firm?

Representation. Results. Recovery. 
  • Experienced Guidance

    We have over 30 years of experience serving injured clients across Maryland and DC.

  • Concierge Level of Service

    We are willing to visit injury victims at their homes if they are severely injured or bereaved.

  • No Upfront Fees

    We are so confident in our abilities that we do not charge a legal fee unless you receive compensation.

  • Fearless Advocacy

    We are not afraid to battle any party, whether big or small, both in and out of the courtroom.

  • Legal Insight

    We commit to staying up-to-date on the latest developments in Maryland injury law.

  • Esteemed Reputation

    We have a sterling reputation in the community & among our peers in the legal field.

SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact us today. Our experienced, tenacious attorneys will help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case.