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I have known Michael Abelson for many years and found him to be an extremely personable, honest and hard working
attorney. As a physician, I would strongly recommend him to anyone in need of a personal injury attorney.

- Stephen Kornfeld

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Personal Injury Lawyer in Washington DC

Attorney Seeking Justice For the Injured throughout the Greater Washington DC Area, Maryland, and Northern Virginia 

Attorney Michael A. Abelson provides sophisticated legal representation to individuals injured by the negligence of others in Washington DC and the surrounding areas. In addition to his local practice, Attorney Abelson works with personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers and law firms across the country to seek justice and fair compensation for injured people.

For more than 40 years, Mr. Abelson has secured financial compensation for his clients’ pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and other losses. Attorney Abelson is respected by his legal peers and rated highly by his clients.

Representation You Can Rely Upon

Whether you were injured as a result of a car accident, medical malpractice, a defectively dangerous product, a medication or pharmaceutical error, a dangerous property conditions, or by other types of negligence, you can rely on Attorney Michael Abelson to seek justice on your behalf.

The principles that guide the personal injury law practice of The Abelson Law Firm include:

  • Speak plain English: Mr. Abelson explains complex legal issues in clear language so that you will understand what is happening at each step in the legal process
  • Seek maximum financial compensation: Attorney Abelson’s reputation for success at trial often leads to just and fair out-of-court settlements
  • Retain respected experts: The Abelson Law Firm utilizes the acumen and know-how of a broad range of experts nationwide. Michael Cohen, M.D., reviews medical records and identifies qualified medical experts. Depending on the case, Mr. Abelson may also retain pharmaceutical experts, accident reconstruction experts, civil and mechanical engineers, and other renowned experts to analyze evidence and provide authoritative testimony
  • Maintain the highest standards of legal practice and professional ethics: Attorney Abelson has been honored by The Washington DC Trial Lawyers Association as “The Washington DC Lawyer of the Year.” Washingtonian Magazine has honored Michael A Abelson as among “The Cream of the Legal Establishment.” Mike Abelson has received the highest rating available in Martindale-Hubbell’s peer-review attorney rating system — “AV Preeminent”
  • Provide effective representation in challenging cases: Mr. Abelson offers intelligent and effective legal representation in complex cases, including those involving medical malpractice, product liability, and insurance bad faith. The Abelson Law Firm has the resources, knowledge and legal skill to achieve positive outcomes in these and other demanding areas of legal practice

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Law Firm

Mr. Abelson has four decades of legal experience and a long record of positive results. To arrange a free initial consultation and case evaluation, please contact The Abelson Law Firm. Mr. Abelson will listen as you describe your case and advise you of your legal options.

Attorney Michael Abelson seeks justice and fair compensation for injured people in Washington DC, Suburban Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Mr. Abelson associates with other lawyers and law firms to help injury victims throughout the country.

Our mission is to seek justice and fair compensation for seriously injured people. Those who suffer harm from the negligent or reckless acts of another person or company have a right to compensation for their losses.


  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Super Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice
  • Washingtonian
  • Martindale-Hubbell

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Medical Malpractice

A confidential settlement was achieved during trial against two pediatricians, arising from an injured newborn.

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Hospital Negligence

Due to medical negligence, a teenage girl had her ovaries unnecessarily removed, rendering her sterile.

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Chiropractic Malpractice

Because of a neck adjustment, a young man suffered dissection of his carotid artery. A stroke occurred, and the young man died shortly thereafter.

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Truck Accident

An 18-wheeler was improperly loaded, and evidence indicated that the truck driver was driving too fast for road conditions.

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Scaffolding Accident

A window washer fell six stories when the building's window safety hooks broke. The hooks had been provided by the owner of the building.

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Train Accident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a Conrail train. The boy suffered amputations of one arm and both legs.

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