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Our Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You Get Compensation for Your Losses
Accidents are a major cause of serious injuries and deaths, leaving survivors emotionally traumatized and dealing with devasting physical, mental, and financial issues. If you or a loved one has been a victim of an accident caused by another's negligence, you may be facing long-term pain and suffering and mounting medical, hospital, and rehabilitation bills, at a time when you are unable to work. It is a difficult time for you and your family, and it's hard to know where to turn.
Fortunately, there is help available to get your life back on track again from a Queensbridge accident lawyer at the law firm of Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC. If the accident was caused by someone else's negligence or fault, we can take the burden off you. We will aid you in obtaining compensation through an insurance settlement or a lawsuit filed in Court.
A successful recovery following your accident can alleviate your financial problems and allow you to concentrate on your health and rebuilding your life.
Our Queensbridge accident lawyers offer a free, in-office consultation. Let's discuss the circumstances of your case to determine the best way to proceed. Call us today at 212-240-9465 to get started.
NY laws regarding accidents, insurance, and liability are complicated and making mistakes or overlooking damages can be costly. Insurance companies are out for profits and have high-powered lawyers on staff who will try to get you to accept the lowest settlement possible. When you have an attorney advocating for you, insurance companies are more likely to negotiate in good faith. They want to avoid a lengthy and expensive trial if at all possible.
When you hire our Queensbridge accident lawyers, you have experienced counsel on your side to fight for justice and the settlement you deserve. We can help by:
- Evaluating your losses and the circumstances of your accident to determine what a fair settlement amount would be;
- Making sure you get appropriate medical care and that all injuries are documented and bills are accounted for;
- Investigating the accident scene and gathering evidence such as photos and videos from traffic cameras and police and medical reports to show the defendants were at fault;
- Interviewing witnesses, police officers, and first responders;
- Filing all paperwork in accordance with deadlines, court requirements and the State's legal requirements;
- Hiring experts to reconstruct the scene of the accident and to testify as to what happened and who was at fault;
- Hiring experts to testify with respect to the extent of your injuries, the suffering you are undergoing, and the care you may need in the future;
- Negotiating with insurance companies and their attorneys for a fair settlement;
- Building your accident case and taking it to trial to advocate for you in front of a jury if necessary.
Our accident lawyers will do everything possible to work for your best interests, proceeding with due diligence and confidentiality and avoiding conflict of interests.
Damages a Queensbridge Accident Attorney Can Win for You
Damages is a term that refers to the injuries and losses you incurred in an accident and also to the award that compensates you for them. Depending on the circumstances of the accident, you may receive a damage award through a settlement with the wrongdoer's insurance company.
In a serious accident with major injuries, such as a brain injury or spinal injury, it may be necessary to file a lawsuit for damages. In a successful lawsuit, our accident lawyers can obtain a damage award that compensates you for both your economic damages, which have a specific monetary value, and your less tangible noneconomic damages such as pain and suffering. In some cases, punitive damages may be available as well.
Economic damages, also called special damages, are to cover your monetary costs, including:
- Medical, rehabilitation, and continuing care bills
- Lost wages and lost future wages, if you are unable to work
- Property damage and other monetary losses.
Non-economic damages, also called general damages, are more subjective and without a specific dollar value, so they are often subject to negotiation. They can include:
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional anguish and mental stress and anxiety
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of consortium and negative impacts on personal relationships
- Permanent injury and loss of limbs.
While economic damages pay your bills, non-economic damages benefit you directly to compensate for the negative effects of the accident. The amounts received for non-economic damages are usually higher than payments for economic losses. While no amount of money can make up for extreme suffering, the compensation will help you and your family lead a better life without the burden of financial worries.
When you contact our personal injury lawyers, we will evaluate your individual situation and have an idea what your case may be worth. Factors to be considered include:
- Your age, health and physical condition before the accident
- The type, extent and effects on your life of your injuries and whether they will be permanent and require continuing care
- Whether you will be able to work in the future and what your earning capacity would have been if the accident had not occurred
- The costs of your bills and treatment and necessary modifications to your home and vehicle
- The amount of property damage and lost wages
- The circumstances of the accident and available proof of liability and damages
- The availability of insurance and assets of the defendants
- The sympathy of the individual judge and jury involved
- The skill of your lawyer and ability to negotiate a settlement or litigate your case.
Our accident attorneys will discuss these factors and how they affect your case. We will then have a better idea of what range of settlement offers it would make sense to accept, as well as whether you should consider taking the case to trial.
How Car Accident Attorneys in Queensbridge Can Prove Negligence
To win your case, our personal injury attorney will prove that another party — the defendant in the case — was negligent or at fault for causing the injuries you endured. There are certain legal elements that must be proved, as follows:
- Duty:The defendant owed you a reasonable duty of care not to cause harm. In car accident cases, drivers have a duty to be careful and follow the rules of the road to avoid injuring others.
- Breach:The defendant breached this duty through their actions or their failure to act. This breach could be by doing something they should not have done, such as running a red light, or by failing to do something, such as failing to turn on lights when driving at night.
- Cause:The defendant's breach caused your injuries. For example, because the defendant ran a red light and crashed into your car, you were left with brain and spinal cord injuries.
- Damage:You suffered damages as a result of the car accident, including property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering. You must be able to show proof of the damages you suffered, so it is important to save documents such as your medical and therapy bills, past pay stubs to prove wage loss, and receipts for all care and expenses pertaining to your injury and property damage.
FAQS About Car Accidents
Some Car Accident Injuries Result in Workers' Comp Claims
When people think about injuries on the jobsite, they may pay close attention to falls or accidents involving large machinery. Any injury related to one of these situations could result in long-term health related issues. But a potential job-related injury that happens with more frequently relates to an auto accident.
Car accidents can result in extremely serious injuries, leaving victims unable to return to work in the near future. As long as you are performing work-related duties at the time of the car accident, you may be able to receive money for your injuries and lost work time through workers' comp.
A challenging part about filing a workers' comp case after a car accident is that your employer may laugh at the idea that you were performing work-related duties at the time of the accident. The employer might try to claim that you were acting outside the course of your employment, or that you were on a detour and not on your prescribed route.
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If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence, contact the Queensbridge Accident Attorney at Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC and get the wheels of justice spinning for you. Call 212-240-9465 now!