Millions of Dollars Recovered for our Clients
Stuyvesant Town in Manhattan with zip codes of 10009 and 10010 is part of Manhattan's Community District 6. It is the largest apartment complex in America with over 20,000 residents. Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, sometimes shortened to StuyTown, is a large post-World War II private residential development on the east side of NYC.
Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC is in Lower Manhattan and we are committed to helping people who have suffered misfortune and have been harmed by the carelessness, negligence, and deliberate acts of others. If you have been injured, it is important to consult a knowledgeable and trustworthy lawyer as soon as possible.
It is especially important to consult with an attorney before speaking with an insurance adjuster that may contact you after your accident in order to build a case against you. Often, they will tape-record you without telling you and try to use the recording against you later. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, construction accident, work-related accident, in prison, or any other manner, the experienced and caring attorneys at Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC are ready to fight to secure justice and a recovery for you. We love what we do, we love to fight for justice and we love to help people.
Experienced Stuyvesant Town Personal Injury Law Firm
When you become a client of Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC, you become part of our family. At our firm, clients are not just numbers or names on a file, clients often choose to stay in touch long after their cases have been successfully resolved and often refer other loved ones and friends to our firm. We take great pride when past clients refer clients to us because they know and trust that we will do everything in our power to achieve justice and a favorable outcome for our clients. Call us now at 212-240-9465 for a free, in-office consultation to get the wheels of justice spinning for you!
Common Causes of Personal Injuries and Accidents In New York City
Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC has successfully represented clients who have been injured in New York. Our New York Personal Injury attorneys are top-rated by Super Lawyers, Google, and Avvo. Our firm has successfully recovered millions for our clients.
Some of our Personal Injury Practice Areas Include:
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- E-bike accidents
- Bus Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Construction Site Accidents
- Premises Liability
- Slips and Falls
- Workplace Injury
- Sidewalk Defects
Determining Negligence in Personal Injury Cases
Have you been injured as the result of the negligence of another person? You can file a personal injury claim in the state of New York if you are able to prove the defendant's liability for the injuries, as well as the nature and the extent of these damages. Only when these two elements can be proven, you may have a personal injury case.
In the legal sense, negligence is defined as the failure to exercise the care that an ordinary person would exercise in similar circumstances. The determination of negligence often turns on whether the reasonable standard was met and what actions might have been taken to avoid a loss.
The law requires that victims are compensated by those who are found to be at fault for harming the victims; harm may include: loss of income, present/future medical expenses, pain and suffering payment, and may also include other damages that will punish the plaintiff in excess of full compensation.
Tort law includes three categories of torts: negligent torts, intentional torts, and strict liability torts. Negligent torts refer to harm done to people through the failure to exercise a reasonable standard of care (e.g. accidents). Intentional torts refer to harms done to people intentionally, such as fraud, assault, or theft. Strict liability torts refer to harms done to people unintentionally, as a result of dangerous activities (e.g. blasting), intrusion onto another's land by livestock or ownership of wild animals.
To establish negligence, the following four elements should be in play:
- There must be an existing duty of care.
- The duty of care has been breached.
- The plaintiff suffered injury as a direct consequence of the breach of duty of care.
- The resulting injury (whether it's physical or emotional injury, or economic loss) gave rise to a demonstrable monetary loss.
How is pain and suffering compensated in a personal injury claim in New York City?
Article 21 of the New York State's General Obligations Law is the statutory basis for a majority of tort claims in New York. The statute states, “Every person who shall sustain damages in his property… by any other person… is entitled to recover damages.” This means that a person injured as a result of a defendant's negligence may be able to pursue financial compensation for any damages that resulted from such conduct.
Personal injury cases are complex legal matters, and there are numerous factors that must be considered if you have suffered a serious injury. To determine the value of personal injury claims, our personal injury lawyers will consider many different factors. These include the severity of the injury, any long-term impacts on your life, and how much you can expect to recover from a legal settlement.
It is not easy to name a price for someone's pain and suffering. Recovering from trauma may take time, and every person heals at their own pace. Some people will develop PTSD symptoms that disappear after a few weeks, while others will experience serious long-term effects.
Obviously, permanent injuries or injuries that have significantly impacted a victim's daily life will often have a higher pain and suffering value.
Making a claim for loss of enjoyment of life depends on the severity of the injuries sustained, the extent to which they prevent a victim from returning to work (if applicable), and the quality of life that was previously enjoyed.
If you are from New York and you have suffered a physical or emotional injury due to the negligence of another person or entity, we are here to help. Contact us by phone, by email, or fill out the contact form on our website for a free case evaluation.
How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?
We know that most accident victims find it difficult to pay lawyers' fees on an hourly basis. That is why most NYC personal injury lawyers agree to require no money from a client to begin a case, and instead take as their fee a percentage of the client's final settlement or court award. Payment on a “contingency fee” basis proved to be extremely useful to our clients and injury attorneys alike.
But, in legal terms, when we talk about costs we do not only refer to fees paid to your lawyer. Costs may also refer to the expenses the personal injury law firm must pay when investigating your injury claim, conducting settlement negotiations, and pursuing a personal injury lawsuit.
For example, if your Stuyvesant Town personal injury lawyer must file a lawsuit to protect your rights, the fee for filing that lawsuit is a necessary cost. If your lawyer must proceed with a lawsuit against the insurance company, the costs will also include the hiring of experts and the expense of recording depositions, which can result into thousands of dollars. These costs can be deducted from the client's final settlement too. To avoid misunderstandings, all these matters that pertain to costs will be discussed in detail during a consultation meeting and spelled out clearly in a written agreement.
Where In NYC Do You Represent Clients?
We represent personal injury clients across all 5 boroughs, including:
- Staten Island
- The Bronx
To review your case, phone us at 212-240-9465 to get the wheels of justice spinning for you! We handle cases on a contingency fee basis. If your case does not settle, you owe us nothing. Call now for your no obligation in-office consultation.