Have you or your loved one been involved in an accident and sustained serious injuries? Was the accident the consequence of someone else’s wrongful misconduct? Then the State of New York allows you to sue that person for the damage they have inflicted on you. It becomes your legal right to file a personal injury claim against that party and seek financial compensation for the damages they have caused to your body or mind, as well as to settle your healthcare.
To ensure you obtain justice and maximum compensation (damages), it is crucial you get legal representation from a personal injury lawyer well-groomed in the process. Our team of personal injury lawyers is highly competent for this, and you can always count on us if you need an attorney in the Bronx, NY 10452.
How we can help you
As professional personal injury attorneys serving throughout the State of New York, we have years of experience to handle your case with diligence, empathy, and utmost efficiency. We understand how it is to suffer such agony like a lost limb, fracture or even brain damage simply because someone else had been so reckless, and that is why we put all hands on deck to aid your path towards recovery.
With us, you can rest assured knowing you would get the full amount of compensation that you deserve based on your injury and the undesirable position you have been wrongfully shoved into.
We would liaise with your insurance company as required, or represent you in court if need be.
We offer a free case evaluation when you come to us. We would first review your case to pinpoint those elements that qualifies it as personal injury, and then determine the best strategy to take, whether out of court settlement or litigation in court. Then we would have to gather witness reports, camera footage if any, as well as police report of the incident in a mission to build a solid case.
Knowing when you have a personal injury claim
Know that you have a legitimate personal injury claim if you sustain injuries on your body or such that affects your mind due to the inappropriate action of another party. It may be that you have been hit by a reckless driver and so got a fracture. You have the right to charge that party to court.
It is also important to know that New York is a no-fault insurance state. The legal implication of this is that you cannot file a personal injury claim for minor injuries which are already covered by an existing insurance. For example if you get hit and injured by a vehicle, regardless of who was at fault, the vehicle’s insurance company would reimburse you for your medical costs and losses as far as there is enough coverage for that particular injury. But this is limited to minor injuries.
Serious or catastrophic injuries are such that are life-changing. They include but are not limited to:
- Loss of life
- Loss of limb
- Loss of pregnancy
- Head/brain injury
- Disability up to 90 days after the incident, and similar cases.
These kinds of injuries attract very high compensation because the effect of the injury to your life can be very grave.
If you lost a loved one because of the insensible action of another party, you can as well charge them for personal injury under wrongful death. The damages the court would grant would cover expenses like funeral cost, medical costs before the death, and if the deceased was the breadwinner, this would also be considered.
Purpose of personal injury law
Personal injury law was created to:
- Compensate injured victims who are wrongfully subjected to unfavorable conditions, financially enabling them to get a substantial quality of life
- Punish the guilty party and deter others from being negligent and reckless.
Statute of Limitations
For each type of personal injury case, there is a time limit for you to file your claim in court. After this period, you can no longer do so. Some cases are 12 months, but the maximum is 3 years. It is therefore essential that you speak with a lawyer as soon as possible.
The time is now
Wait no more; let us help you find the relief you seek. Contact us today.