Acceptable Malpractice

Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States after only heart disease and cancer.  As we previously discussed here, medical malpractice far outpaces COVID-19 in terms of deaths per year in this country. You would think medical...
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PIP Coverage in Maryland

Please buy PIP coverage if you are a Maryland driver.  More specifically, if you drive a car in Maryland DO NOT waive your PIP coverage.  If you do, you are costing yourself money and security, neither of which should be your goal when purchasing insurance. PIP is...
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The Medical Malpractice Pandemic

More than 130,000 people have died in the United States from the Covid-19 virus.  Certain models predict this number could reach 200,000 by the end of the year.  These are staggering figures by any measure.  This pandemic is so serious, so medically concerning, it has...
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MAJ’s New Civil Rights and Constitutional Law Section

The Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ) has announced their newest resource for attorneys, the Civil Rights and Constitutional Law Section. The MAJ advocates for the preservation of the civil justice system, the protection of the rights of consumers and the...
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32nd Annual Ray Smith Golf Classic

McCarthy, Winkelman & Mester was proud to once again be a Title Sponsor of the 32nd Annual Ray Smith Golf Classic which took place on June 18, 2020. The annual Ray Smith Golf Classic benefits the John Moylan Scholarship Fund which provides financial aid for...
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Police Tort Reform Legislative Subcommittee Report

As a civil rights attorney, partner Michael Winkelman is acutely aware of the need for police reform.  In light of the recent murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless other Black Americans by police, and the numerous protests taking place across the...
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Fundraising Campaign Supporting the Sitting Judges

McCarthy, Winkelman & Mester is proud to host a Campaign Fundraising Reception to support the Prince George’s County Sitting Judges.  The event will be held on Thursday, February 27, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Country Club at Woodmore located at 12320...
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No More Stolen Childhoods Sponsorship

McCarthy, Winkelman & Mester was a corporate sponsor of a recent golf outing to benefit several charities, with the firm’s main focus on raising funds for No More Stolen Childhoods. The mission of No More Stolen Childhoods is to change the public perception...
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Maryland Litigation Attorneys

The attorneys at McCarthy, Winkelman and Mester focus on litigation that seeks just and fair compensation for victims of another party’s negligence. With highly experienced lawyers, the firm has the resources and knowledge to take a case as far as necessary, including to the U.S. Supreme Court. Strategically located in Lanham, Maryland, McCarthy, Winkelman and Mester is able to handle cases in all major courts in the Baltimore-Washington corridor as well as in other states when approved by the court.

If you suffered an injury or loss because of another’s negligent act, find out about your legal options.  Call McCarthy, Winkelman and Mester or contact us online to learn if you have a case.

Experienced Attorneys for All Types of Negligence Cases

With close to 100 years of combined experience, the firm’s attorneys undertake litigation on behalf of clients injured because of:

Medical Malpractice

We have won multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in cases involving complex medical issues.


Civil Rights

Our firm handles civil rights cases involving matters such as improper detention and other police misconduct.


Motor Vehicle Accidents

We have represented thousands of people injured in car accidents and involved in disputes related to car accidents.



We practice maritime law in State and Federal Courts in Maryland.


Premises Liability

Premises liability law is the basis for litigation involving a plaintiff injured because of dangerous or defective premises and property conditions resulting from someone’s negligence.


Why Call McCarthy, Winkelman and Mester?

One of the lawyers in the firm is not only an attorney but also a registered nurse with 25 years of experience in the medical field. Having this level of knowledge and experience in-house readily available allows us to evaluate medical negligence and other types of cases quickly. In addition to having experienced lawyers and an in-house nurse-attorney, the firm has developed a network of experts and specialists who can document and explain specific injuries, determine the impact of those injuries and identify the negligent party. This allows us to develop the strongest possible case for each client.  Other reasons to consider our firm include:

Active in the Legal Profession

The firm’s lawyers are active in the profession and respected by other attorneys and judges. They belong to associations such as the American Board of Trial Advocates, American Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, American Association for Justice and Maryland Association for Justice. Our attorneys have lectured at legal seminars and in other venues.

A Record of Results

The attorneys at the firm have won numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for injured clients, including $21,000,000 for a young boy injured in a hotel pool and $6,000,000 for a client who became a paraplegic in a motor vehicle accident. Our lawyers excel at trial and are known for their many verdicts before judges and juries.

Contact McCarthy, Winkelman & Mester

To learn more about the firm’s attorneys and their successful cases, please call our Lanham, Maryland, law firm  at 301-262-7422 or use our online contact form.

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