Drivers of expensive cars are frequently undercompensated when it comes to property damage claims after crashes. Attorney Stan M. Doerrer handles diminished value auto claims and can assist you in bringing a diminished value claim to help you recover more from the insurance company. In addition to representing clients for their injury claims, The Law Office of Stan M. Doerrer frequently brings diminished value claims on behalf of its injured clients in courts throughout the region. Virginia law allows a plaintiff to recover for, among other things: “any property damage  sustained in the incident.” See Virginia Model Jury Instruction No. 9.000. But when a car is not a total loss, most auto insurers typically seek to set the value of property damage claims based on the repair value. They simply pay to have the vehicle repaired. But this is not a complete measure of the property damage suffered. When a car is seriously damaged in a crash, and then repaired, its resale value decreases due to the fact of the crash. This is why, for example, a vehicle’s Carfax report lists whether or not the vehicle has been in a crash. Used car buyers pay less for vehicles that […]Read More
WHY CHOOSE US
The Law Office of Stan M. Doerrer PLLC represents clients in both civil and criminal matters. We have significant experience representing clients in cases brought to recover money for injuries or wrongful death, and representing people and businesses in complex litigation to resolve important legal issues. We also represent clients who have been charged with crimes in Virginia.
You need an attorney who will not only fight for you, but will protect you from those who do not have your best interest in mind. We are there to make sure you do not have to face a wrongdoer, corporation or insurance company alone. We will help you secure financial compensation for your loss and recover the damages you or your loved ones have incurred. We have experience successfully representing clients in complex contested liability cases that some other lawyers would run far away from fast. We are not afraid and will fight for you.
Stan M. Doerrer
Stan M. Doerrer represents his clients in litigation matters of all types. He has experience representing clients in matters involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, and civil rights violations, as well as class actions. In his personal injury practice, Mr. Doerrer has represented victims of serious personal injury and wrongful death against both public and private entities, as well as individuals, and has helped to recover millions of dollars for clients. In 2015, Mr. Doerrer was selected as a Rising Star which recognizes the best lawyers 40 years old or under or in practice for ten years or less.
We have significant experience successfully representing people who have suffered serious injuries or death. We have obtained millions of dollars for clients who have been seriously injured. If you or a family member have been seriously injured, we have the experience necessary to protect your rights and maximize the compensation you receive.
We represent people in relation to claims based on the wrongful death of a loved one. Wrongful death cases arise in all types of circumstances, including vehicle crashes, medical malpractice, and other dangerous conditions.
When a person’s death is caused by another’s wrongful conduct, suit can be brought to vindicate the person who was killed and to recover damages for the surviving family members or others who depended upon the deceased for financial or emotional support. Companion claims, called survival claims, can also be brought in some states on behalf of the deceased person, usually for claims such as pre-death conscious pain and suffering, pre-death lost earnings, and the like.
If you have been charged with a felony or misdemeanor crime, or a serious traffic violation, it is important to speak to a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Timing can play a critical role in preparing an effective defense against such charges. When you face the possibility of jail time, losing your driver’s license, and other consequences, you cannot afford to wait.
We also represent clients for breach of contract disputes with consumers or suppliers, business dissolution and partnership disputes, property damage claims, commercial and residential real estate litigation, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and judgment collections.
We help businesses protect their company’s goodwill while preventing the disruptions and prospective expenses of full-scale litigation.
We also have significant experience representing plaintiffs in class action cases in the District of Columbia and nationwide. Our principal has been a member of the plaintiffs’ team in large multi-district litigation matters including in the areas of antitrust, consumer fraud, and securities cases.
The Law Office of Stan M. Doerrer, working with co-counsel, recently filed a class action Complaint relating to Healthy Paws Pet Insurance. The lawsuit alleges that Healthy Paws breached its contract with insurers by taking pets' ages into account in increasing premiums.Read More