St. Mary's County Injury and Malpractice Claims


Leonardtown is the capital of St. Mary’s County, located in southern Maryland and with access to the Patuxent River, the Potomac River, and the Chesapeake Bay. As of 2010, St. Mary’s County had 105,151 residents, 1,990 businesses, and 28,000 employees. Over 88% of the population has a high school diploma, and approximately 27% have a bachelor’s degree or higher. The median household income from 2007 to 2009 was $76,022.00. The major hospital in St. Mary’s County is St. Mary’s Hospital, a 96-bed facility located in Leonardtown and operated by MedStar Health.

St. Mary's County Circuit Court Judges:
St. Mary's County District Court Judges:
St. Mary’s County Verdicts and Settlements

A few years back, the Maryland Court of Appeals collected statistics on cases in different Maryland counties. There were only 46 auto accident cases filed in St. Mary’s County Circuit Court, and only 14 civil trials. In the District Court, there were 3,689 civil cases. St. Mary’s is still mostly rural, and jury verdicts tend to be conservative in personal injury cases. Of course, every cas is different, and there have been a few instances of Leonardtown juries awarding substantial verdicts.

In 2015, our law firm, Miller & Zois, settled a broken leg case involving a young man from St. Mary's County for over a half a million dollars. 

St. Mary’s County Circuit Court Judges

There are three circuit court judges in Leonardtown:

St. Mary’s County District Court Judges

There is one district court judge in Leonardtown: K. Christy Holt Chesser, an associate judge appointed through to 2020.

Leonardtown Trial Lawyers

Our law firm handles serious personal injury car accident, medical malpractice and product liability cases in Leonardtown, Maryland (St. Mary’s County). If you have been injured in an accident, by a defective product, or by malpractice in the St. Mary’s area, call our lawyers at 800-553-8082 or click here for a free initial consultation.

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They quite literally worked as hard as if not harder than the doctors to save our lives. Terry Waldron
Ron helped me find a clear path that ended with my foot healing and a settlement that was much more than I hope for. Aaron Johnson
Hopefully I won't need it again but if I do, I have definitely found my lawyer for life and I would definitely recommend this office to anyone! Bridget Stevens
The last case I referred to them settled for $1.2 million. John Selinger
I am so grateful that I was lucky to pick Miller & Zois. Maggie Lauer
The entire team from the intake Samantha to the lawyer himself (Ron Miller) has been really approachable. Suzette Allen
The case settled and I got a lot more money than I expected. Ron even fought to reduce how much I owed in medical bills so I could get an even larger settlement. Nchedo Idahosa