A serious car collision is a traumatic experience to go through. It can also lead to considerable financial stress. If you or a loved one was injured in a collision, you may be able to recover compensation for your damages through a personal injury claim or lawsuit.
Consider hiring a car accident lawyer serving Long Beach from Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. to explain your rights following a crash. Our team can help you fight for the compensation you deserve. Call our office at (516) 451-7900 and begin a free case assessment today.
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Auto collisions are not uncommon in New York. In fact, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) reports that traffic collisions in Nassau County result in an average of 842 trips to the emergency room, 83 hospitalizations, and six deaths every week.
Many car crashes are preventable and occur due to driver error or negligent driving. Some of the most common causes of auto collisions include:
A car crash can lead to life-threatening injuries, including:
These injuries can leave a person unable to work or live their life as they did before the collision. Injuries may also require months or even years of expensive medical treatment. The financial losses from a significant auto collision can create a massive financial burden in the victim’s life.
Through a personal injury case, you may be able to recover compensation for the costs your injuries incur.
New York requires no-fault auto insurance. A claim through a no-fault insurance policy may cover basic losses, such as medical bills, but it does not compensate an injured person for their pain and suffering and other damages.
Pursuing a personal injury case against a liable third party may allow an injured person to recover compensation for all of their damages. In order to recover compensation through a New York injury lawsuit, your or your loved one’s injury must be classified as a “serious injury.”
New York Civil Insurance Law (INS) §5102(d) lists what types of injuries are considered serious injuries for the purpose of a personal injury case. A serious injury is one that involves:
A car accident lawyer serving Long Beach from Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. can help you understand if your injury qualifies as a serious injury under New York law. Get a complimentary case review now when you call our office at (516) 451-7900.
When you are recovering from a major auto collision, the last thing you should have to worry about is how you will pay for your medical bills and other expenses. You may be able to receive compensation for all of your damages via an injury lawsuit, such as:
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If your loved one has passed away after suffering severe injuries in a vehicle collision, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the liable party. Compensation from a wrongful death case cannot reverse your loss, but it may help alleviate the financial problems from your loved one’s death.
Damages available in a wrongful death action often include:
Whether you were injured in a car crash or you have lost a loved one in a fatal collision, a collision lawyer from Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. can help. Our team understands what you are going through. We can assist you throughout the claims or lawsuit process so that you do not have to face this difficult time alone. Our team is prepared to:
The statute of limitations for New York injury lawsuits is generally three years. For wrongful death cases, the limit is typically two years.
However, certain factors can reduce the time that a person has to file an injury or death lawsuit. It is important to get started on your case soon after the incident.
If you were injured or your loved one was killed in a collision, a lawyer at Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. can offer the legal support you need. Call our office at (516) 451-7900 today and get your free case evaluation.
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