Derick Paul Berlage - Win Loss Records and Statistics

Represents primarily businesses and institutions in legal cases.

4.5
Performance Rating


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Our case data comes from the Maryland and Washington, D.C. court systems, with close to 5 million legal cases. Cases in other court systems are not in our system yet, unless provided by the lawyer. Also, our data does not include (1) cases that are inaccessible or missing from court systems and (2) legal work that occurs outside of court proceedings.

All of the data on this page are estimates automatically computed by an artificial intelligence (AI) program and are not manually verified. Technology does not always work, and our information could be wrong. However, we provide the name and case number of every case our data is based on, at the bottom of the page, so you can check the results yourself.

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Attorney Statistics for Cases in Our Database

Win Rate

Derick has won an estimated 90.91% of legal cases in our database that were fully litigated. This lawyer has won at least 10 legal cases and lost at least 1 legal case as shown in the pie chart. Win rates vary widely between different types of cases, so please view this attorney's individual practice area results below for more information.

The estimated win rate is computed based on fully litigated cases, meaning cases that were pursued to a win or loss. The percentage reported is wins divided by the sum of wins and losses and does not count other case outcomes such as settlements, plea bargains, or outcomes that could not be determined.

Experience

Derick has handled at least 21 legal cases in our database. The breakdown in estimated outcomes of these cases is shown in the pie chart. A lawyer's experience should be considered per practice area, so please view this attorney's individual practice area results below for more information.

Settlement Rate

Derick settles an estimated 26.67% of legal cases and litigates 73.33% of legal cases to conclusion, based on our database. This lawyer has settled at least 4 legal cases and litigated to conclusion at least 11 legal cases as shown in the pie chart.

For purposes of this chart, both settlements and plea bargains are counted as settlements, as opposed to cases litigated to conclusion.


Win Rate Comparison

Derick's win rate is higher than the average win rate for attorneys handling legal cases primarily for businesses and institutions in our database. The bar graph shows Derick's win rate compared to the average.

Experience Comparison

Derick has handled more legal cases than the average attorney handling legal cases primarily for businesses and institutions in our database. The bar graph shows Derick's experience compared to the average.


Summary

Derick has a superb win rate (estimated) of 90.91% in legal cases in our database and is rated an excellent 4.5 stars in numerous practice areas.

Derick excels as a contracts lawyer, earning high marks with a 4.5 star rating based on estimated win rate and experience.

Derick also handles criminal matters and earns a strong 4.5 star rating in that field. We would especially point out the attorney's results in municipal infraction cases.

Much more detailed information about this lawyer is presented in the charts and tables below.


Our Ratings

We rate Derick's performance in each case type, and we also show the attorney's performance statistics used to compute our quality rating. The data in the following table are estimates computed by our AI based on cases in our database.

Different legal areas require different knowledge, skills, and experience. An attorney's performance can be better or worse in different areas because of the different requirements. Some attorneys choose to specialize in specific areas, and the attorney's performance will typically be better in his or her area of specialty than in other areas. Note that table cells that are empty indicate that data is not available or not displayable. It does not indicate zero.

Click on the details button below to learn more about the attorney's rating and performance in that case type.

# Case Type
Rating
Win Rate Settlement /
Plea Rate
Total Cases Wins Losses Settled Plea
Bargain
Details
1
Overall
4.5
90.91% 26.67% 21 10 1 4 0 Details
2
Civil
4.5
88.89% 30.77% 19 8 1 4 0 Details
3
Criminal
4.5
100.00% 0.00% 2 2 0 0 0 Details
4
Contract
4.5
88.89% 18.18% 13 8 1 2 0 Details
5
Municipal Infraction
4.5
100.00% 0.00% 2 2 0 0 0 Details
6
Dog
3.5
100.00% 0.00% 1 1 0 0 0 Details
7
Real Estate
3.0
  100.00% 5     1 0 Details
8
Property Lien
3.0
  100.00% 5     1 0 Details
9
Accounting
3.0
  0.00% 1     0 0 Details
10
Slander
3.0
  100.00% 1     1 0 Details
11
Unjust Enrichment
3.0
  0.00% 1     0 0 Details
12
Business
    0.00% 1     0 0 Details
13
Civil Fraud
    100.00% 1     1 0 Details
14
Personal Injury
    100.00% 1     1 0 Details

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