Automobiles Transportation Accidents Lawyers
Despite its many public transportation options, New York City is still home to heavy car traffic, and automobile transportation accidents occur regularly throughout the city. If you have been hurt in an automobile accident, it's important that you contact our team at Leav & Steinberg LLP as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve.
What to Do after You've Been in an Automobile Accident
If you have been injured in a car accident, there are several steps you should take right away to increase your chances of successfully making your case. Immediately after an accident, you should notify the police and seek medical attention for all injuries. You'll also need to acquire and preserve documentation of all the details surrounding the accident, including witness information, photographs of the scene, medical records relating to your injuries, and any police reports. Additionally, all procedural and filing requirements will need to be met correctly and in a timely manner. Our team of attorneys can help you with all of these requirements, so you should contact us as soon as possible after an accident.
Under New York's no-fault insurance rules, you will need to seek compensation from your insurance company, even if you were not at fault in the accident. Your insurance provider will likely fight to compensate you as little as possible, which is why the help of an experienced attorney is crucial for getting the compensation you deserve. If your injuries exceed New York's threshold for "serious injuries," you can also file a claim for further compensation for medical costs, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages.
How to Know If You Have a Case
As with most other personal injury cases, determining whether you have an automobile accident case will depend on a number of factors unique to your situation. You may have a case if another driver has injured you due to distracted driving, impairment, speeding, failing to follow traffic laws, or one of many other causes. Additionally, the circumstances surrounding your accident and the injuries you sustain can affect how much compensation you will be able to seek. Our attorneys can investigate and assess the facts of your accident to determine if you're eligible to seek compensation for your injuries.
How Leav & Steinberg LLP Can Help You
Our team of lawyers has extensive experience handling automobile accident cases in the five boroughs of New York and the surrounding areas. We get results; over the years, we have secured millions of dollars in compensation for our clients in a variety of accident situations, including rear-endings, pedestrians being struck while crossing the street, accidents caused by negligent drivers, and more. If you've been in an automobile-related accident in the New York area and think you have a case, contact us today to request a free consultation.