Personal Injury Firm Serving Maryland & DC for Over 30 Years
Wrongful Death

Prince Frederick Wrongful Death Attorney

Helping Grieving Families Find Closure & Compensation

There is no greater loss than that of a loved one, especially when that loss came unexpectedly because of another’s negligence. If you have been bereaved by negligence, our team at Alpert Schreyer, LLC sends our deepest condolences. More than that, we want to help you find closure and hold the negligent party accountable.

Under Maryland law, those bereaved by negligence have a right to pursue compensation from the at-fault party. We know that no amount of money is enough to make up for your loss. The goal of a civil lawsuit is to make sure the party responsible answers for its actions, however. That includes financially by compensating you for your damages, such as funeral and burial expenses, pain and suffering, the loss of love and companionship, etc.

Our Prince Frederick wrongful death lawyers have helped countless bereaved families in Maryland and Washington, DC find justice. We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients, while taking care to preserve the memory of those lost. Put our more than 30 years of experience on your side. We’ll apply it to bolster your case. Let us take care of the legalities so that you can focus on grieving your loved one.

Call our Prince Frederick office at (301) 812-4777 to speak with a wrongful death lawyer in a free consultation. There are no fees unless we win!

We Take On All Types of Wrongful Death Cases

Alpert Schreyer helps clients in a range of civil cases, such as wrongful death cases involving:

This is just a brief overview of the wrongful death cases we take on. If your loved one suffered an untimely death due to no fault of their own, we recommend contacting our firm. The negligent party did not have to be there to be considered at fault—a common example of this is when a product defect or property hazard results in death.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Case?

Although many people may be devastated after a fatal accident, state law grants the right to take legal action only to those directly affected. This is because some people are closer and/or more dependent on that person, such as a surviving spouse or child.

Maryland’s wrongful death laws mandate the following:

  • The decedent’s surviving spouse, child, and parent(s) are prioritized as primary beneficiaries. This means they have “first priority” when it comes to filing a wrongful death claim.
  • If all primary beneficiaries are no longer alive upon the victim’s death, the next group of people, secondary beneficiaries, may pursue compensation. Generally, others who were “substantially dependent” on the decedent AND related to them by blood or marriage fall into this category.

Unfortunately, state law does not allow relatives who were not dependent on the decedent to file a claim. Only primary and secondary beneficiaries are eligible to do so.

Find out if you’re eligible to file a wrongful death claim—reach out to Alpert Schreyer for a free case review. We offer initial consultations at no cost and without any obligation to take further action.

Connect with Compassionate Wrongful Death Attorneys

No one should have to cope with the early loss of a loved one. And while it is unimaginable to many of us that someone would try to evade accountability, negligent parties rarely own up to causing a wrongful death without the pressure of a skilled attorney. We will fight tirelessly to hold them accountable.

Our Prince Frederick wrongful death attorneys are passionate about winning justice for bereaved families. We provide compassionate and personalized counsel, keeping our clients in the loop as we handle the bulk of the legal work. Our team is known by clients, judges, and the opposition for our skilled representation.

To ease the burden on our clients, we offer our legal services on a contingency-fee basis. You won’t have to pay a dime unless we win your case. Even then, any legal fees would be subtracted from the verdict or settlement—not taken from your own pocket.

When you are ready, request a free consultation online or at (301) 812-4777.

Our Testimonials

We've Helped Thousands of Clients Recover
  • Well done Team!

    “If you need a legal team that has your back, I encourage you to seek out Alpert, Schreyer, Poe, LCC. The firm inspired confidence during an uncertain, painful experience while eliminating risk to my family and business. Well done Team!”

    - CMCG
  • He got the results I needed.

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

    - Former Client
  • You saved my life from potentially devastating consequences.

    “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.
  • Thank you!

    “Thank you for your exceptional attention to detail, counsel and support.”

    - R.R.
  • Thank you for the professional manner in which you handled my case.

    “From start to successful completion, I felt as though you were accessible and knowledgeable about every aspect of the process and singularly instrumental in the positive result.”

    - C.R.

Our victories

Real Results, Real Recoveries
  • $5,500,000 Verdict Post-Operative Complications
  • $3,750,000 Birth Injury Settlement
  • $2,900,000 Settlement for Delayed Surgery
  • $2,600,000 Jury Verdict for Road Hazard in Baltimore City
  • $2,000,000 Developmental Delay Birth Injury Result
  • $2,000,000 Collision with Commercial Vehicle
  • $1.8 Million Car Accident Verdict
  • $1.7 Million Car Accident Verdict
  • $1,200,000 September 11 Attack in Pentagon, Arlington Virginia
  • $1,100,000 Drowning 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.