Frederick County is located in the western part of Maryland. Historically, this has been a rural community that has always been considered a conservative venue for trying personal injury cases which is a nice way of saying jurors are stingy.Frederick Juries Continue to Evolve in a Good Way for Plaintiffs
But as Frederick become more cosmopolitan, their jury verdicts in personal injury case have begun to increase to keep up with the rest of Maryland. As you will see below, our firm's results in Frederick have been historically very good.
In recent years, this county has become more of a Washington, D.C. suburb, serving as a bedroom community for many government workers and military personnel. This has meant a recent increase in diversity in the county. This may also account for what appears to be a higher average education level of the jury pool than in the past. This is a community that is somewhere in between its rural roots and suburban future. Frederick County juries have a reputation for being conservative. However, the ongoing demographic changes make this an improving venue for trying plaintiff’s personal injury cases.The Courthouse
Frederick County has four Circuit Court Judges, Hon. G. Edward Dwyer, Hon. John H. Tisdale, Hon. Julie Stevenson Solt, and Hon. Theresa M. Adams. The District Court of Maryland for Frederick County has three judges: Hon. Janice S. Rodnick Ambrose, Hon. Oliver John Cejka, Jr. and Hon. W. Milnor Roberts. This is a good bench with a good reputation.
- Sample scheduling order in Frederick County
- You can get a pretty quick trial date, relatively speaking in Frederick County Circuit Court. Here is a sample Scheduling Order.
Our Maryland personal injury attorneys handle accident and malpractice cases in Frederick County. If you have been injured, call to speak to one of our malpractice or accident attorneys at 800-553-8082 or select here for a free Interent consultation.Other JurisdictionsFrederick County Personal Injury Jury Verdicts and Settlements
Below are some recent jury verdicts in Frederick. We have collected these from a number of sources, including our own cases and our colleague's cases. But these verdicts we have gotten in Frederick (and our other verdicts around the state) or other lawyers have obtained should not be considered a representative sampling of all jury verdicts in Frederick because the methodology of collecting these verdicts was not intended to be scientific and cannot be used to figure out the average value of claims in Frederick. Still, we think these verdicts - when used properly and taken with a grain of salt - are useful to both victims and lawyers with claims pending in Frederick to determine the value of the claim: