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Rego Park is a neighborhood located in Queens and is bordered by Elmhurst, Corona, Forest Hills and Middle Village. Rego Park’s boundaries include Queens Blvd., the Long Island Expressway and Woodhaven Blvd. The neighborhood also features high-rise apartment buildings, single-family homes and large commercial properties as well.
Car accidents can leave you feeling overwhelmed and unsure of which steps to take next. It all happens so quickly and without warning. If someone else’s bad driving is to blame, you might even feel angry. You may be in pain too, both physically and mentally.
But luckily, you don’t have to go it alone.
Car accident victims almost never see their injuries coming, and they are often surprised by just how much of a problem it can be dealing with the insurance companies while trying to attend therapy and get better after an accident. And unfortunately, car insurance companies make recovery much more difficult than it should be. Their initial settlement offers usually do not represent the full value that victims are owed and simply test the vulnerability and desperation of the injured victim.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a Queens car accident, you may be entitled to a larger amount of compensation than you think. While the at-fault drivers and their insurance companies are unlikely to offer up the full amount without an attorney’s involvement, by hiring a lawyer, you can significantly increase your chance of obtaining maximum compensation.
Our car accident lawyer at Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC is here to fight for every dollar you are entitled to.
A car accident lawyer is your personal advocate for justice.
A good lawyer understands that your best outcome is the result that matters most. At Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. P.C., we do not take the easiest or quickest way out – we look for the path that will ultimately lead to your greatest recovery. Contact us now at 212-240-9465 to schedule your free, no obligation, in-office consultation and learn how we can get the Wheels of Justice Spinning for you!
The insurance companies are big and powerful, but the law requires justice, and we are here to level the playing field for the individual — the victim who does not deserve to suffer setbacks because of someone else’s negligence.
We are also here to deal with cumbersome tasks like making phone calls, completing insurance forms, compiling medical records, reviewing police reports, investigating crash scenes, and engaging in aggressive negotiation — the things you don’t want to do, but which have to be done. We know how to handle those things the right way, and that is our pledge to you.
New York state law recognizes many different types of damages in auto accident cases.
The damages available in your case will depend on the injuries you sustain and the extent of insurance coverage, but in most cases, compensation can include:
As if being hit by a drunk, reckless, or otherwise negligent driver wasn’t bad enough, imagine that the motorist was driving with low liability limits or without car insurance all together?
It happens more often than you may think.
Most insurance providers in New York offer coverage options to help protect you in those cases. Underinsured Motorist Coverage covers you if the driver has some insurance but not enough. Uninsured Motorist Coverage can be looked to if the at-fault driver doesn’t have any insurance at all. These limits of your insurance protection will be listed on your insurance policy Declarations page as UM/UIM coverages.
Choosing to pay for increased limits of Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Coverage is a smart idea. It’s your best line of defense against drivers who ignore New York’s insurance requirements, or choose to carry only the minimum coverage, and it can help your lawyer pursue compensation on your behalf.
Mandated per New York Insurance Law, no-fault will cover your medical expenses and/or lost wages (up to policy limits), regardless of who is at-fault for the accident.
No-fault makes it easier for you to get your medical bills paid if you were at-fault for the accident or when the question of fault isn’t clear. And regardless of fault, each party looks to their own insurance policy to pay their doctor and hospital bills.
In most cases, the at-fault driver’s insurance company has a legal obligation to pay for the damages their insured causes (up to that driver’s policy limits). In some cases, the driver can also be held individually liable if he or she is at fault.
What if both parties were negligent in some way, though? What if you suffer injuries and the other driver is mostly to blame — but you might be a little bit to blame too?
New York is one of about 13 states which follows a pure comparative negligence rule. In New York, an injured plaintiff can recover from a negligent defendant regardless of the amount of fault attributed to the plaintiff. Here is an example:
You come to a stop sign, but you allow your vehicle to roll past it, leaving your car extended into an intersection. Then another car comes along at 90 miles per hour, runs a red light, and hits you head on. The other driver isn’t injured, but you are. A jury may decide the speeding driver was mostly at fault, but that you share about 10% of the blame yourself. Under the comparative negligence doctrine, your total recovery would be reduced by 10%, the amount of fault attributed to you.
If you’ve been in a car accident before, you know how difficult it can be.
If that hasn’t happened to you, please know that statistics show most American drivers will experience at least one minor vehicle accident in their lifetime. You might be surprised by how confusing and disorienting those first few minutes after an accident can be. But your actions at that time are very important.
Take a few moments now to commit these steps to memory (or store them in your phone or inside your car’s dash compartment).
We urge you to at least talk with an experienced lawyer about your options before signing any paperwork or making any decisions about legal action. You might be entitled to much more than you realize. Studies have shown that injury victims tend to recover more money if they’re represented by a car accident attorney.
Literally one of the best in the business. Wouldn’t want anyone else to handle situations of the law if it isn’t Mr. Redenburg. I can say and been a witness of Mr. Redenburg’s work to the point where he basically schooled the judge about how a certain law works. The judge learned something new, literally the judge thanked Mr. Redenburg for teaching him something for the future.
If you have been injured in a Rego Park Accident due to someone else’s negligence, contact the Rego Park Auto Accident Attorney at Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC and get the wheels of justice spinning for you. Call 212-240-9465 now!