Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury
Riding a bicycle in New York will continues to be a popular way to get around no-matter how dangerous NYC street may be. In 2014 there were 284 cyclist accidents with 94 of those accidents resulting in serious injury according to NYPD Statistics.
I was involved in an (not at fault) in New York. I am aware that New York is a no-fault state. Not only was I injured, but my car was also totaled. Do I have a case?
No-fault will cover your medical bills, damage to your vehicle, and lost wages no matter who is at fault. you can definitely file a personal injury claim against the at fault driver for personal injuries sustained in the accident. Speak to a New York personal injury lawyer ASAP.
I just had a car accident, what now?
Stay at the scene.
Check for injuries to drivers, and passengers.
Call the police
Do not admit guilt.
Move to a safe area out of traffic.
Turn on your hazards.
If you are able get names of witnesses.
Take pictures of your vehicles involved in the accident.
Feeling uneasy, pain, disoriented. Go to the hospital.
Do not speak to the at fault drivers insurance.
Do not to give any recorded statements.
Call an attorney.
I feel my attorney is negligent in his representation of my case. Can I change attorneys?
If you are not comfortable with your current personal injury attorney you have the right to change attorneys at any time. If you are thinking about changing attorneys, call Ajlouny Injury Law to schedule a free consultation. We have offices located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens & Long Island to serve you.
How Much is my Personal Injury Case Worth?
You should consult with an attorney to calculate the worth of your personal injury claim. There are so many factors to take into account… (injuries, sustained, your medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more. Did you miss work because of an injury? Lost wages.. The right attorney will get you the compensation you deserve.
Can I Hire a New York Lawyer If I Live in Another State?
The question is where did the car accident occur? You can hire a New York car accident lawyer if you live in another state, as long as the accident occurred in New York State.