According to research from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), in 2018, there were 13,589 car accidents caused by drivers who made unsafe lane changes. If you or a member of your family was seriously injured in a car accident because another driver improperly changed lanes, you may be entitled to substantial financial compensation for every category of damage you suffered.
Dansker & Aspromonte Associates has been fighting for the rights of injury victims just like you since 1988. In many cases, the lawyers you choose can mean the difference between a modest recovery and a great recovery. Contact the dedicated and experienced personal injury team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates by calling (212) 732-2929 to find out how our Brooklyn unsafe lane change accident lawyers will fight for the compensation you deserve.
A Car Accident Can Lead to Serious Injuries
When another driver collides with your car while changing lanes in an unsafe way, they can leave you with catastrophic injuries that change the way you live your life forever. Some severe injuries that might stem from this type of accident include:
- Traumatic head injuries resulting in damage to the brain
- Spine injuries including paralysis or chronic pain syndrome
- Complex bone fractures
- Loss of a limb
- Internal organ damage
- Disfiguring scarring
- Joint damage requiring surgical repair
- And many other types of injuries that have a substantial impact on your life
Many life-changing or life-threatening injuries can lead to costly and ongoing medical treatments such as like:
- Pain control
- Breathing support
- Surgical procedures
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Accommodations at home
- Ongoing medical or psychological care
The cost of your medical care following a serious injury can be overwhelming, and not all treatment may be covered by available insurance benefits. In many instances, a claim for personal injury damages is the best way to ensure that you will not be forced to pay for medical care out of your pocket.
You May Be Entitled to Financial Compensation
If the evidence proves that another driver changed lanes in an unsafe manner and collided with your car causing you serious injuries, the law permits you to recover financial compensation for each and every type of damage you sustained. Some of the types of financial damages you may be entitled to include:
- Pain and suffering for all physical and emotional injuries
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Future pain and suffering, if your injuries are permanent in nature
- Unpaid hospital and medical bills
- Future hospital and medical bills for anticipated and necessary treatment
- Loss of earnings from work
- Future loss of earnings and lost pension or retirement benefits
- Any other out of pocket expenses resulting from your injuries
Under New York law, there are benefits available to all motor vehicle accident victims including payment of medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses regardless of who is at fault. These payments are called No-Fault benefits. On the other hand, New York law also prevents victims from receiving money for their pain and suffering and other damages unless those injuries are deemed “serious” in nature. Whether your injuries meet this serious injury threshold is often disputed by the at-fault driver and you need a qualified and experienced lawyer to fight for you.
Your Time to Recover Compensation Is Limited
Even if you suffered serious injuries as the result of someone else’s fault, there are filing deadlines that affect your rights to receive compensation. If you fail to file your claim for benefits and financial compensation for your injuries by these deadlines, you may be forever barred from receiving what you deserve. Don’t delay. Call Dansker & Aspromonte Associates today. Our lawyers are standing by to fight for you. Let us investigate the facts and circumstances of your accident, gather and preserve evidence, and build a strong claim for you so that you can focus on your own recovery.
What We Have Done for Clients in the Past
We fight for the best possible outcome for every one of our clients. While every case is unique and based upon particular facts and circumstances that are different in every case, some of our past clients have won verdicts at trial such as:
- $1 million awarded to a university student who was injured when the driver of the car he was in lost control
- $31 million awarded to a New York City police officer who was injured when another driver failed to stop for her police car with its lights and sirens on
- $6.6 million for a child passenger who was injured in a motor vehicle accident
A Brooklyn unsafe lane change accident lawyer from our team is ready to help you get the compensation you deserve from the at-fault driver who struck your car. Contact the personal injury team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates by calling (212) 732-2929 to find out how we can help you with your claim and lawsuit. Our consultation is free. If we agree to accept your case, you will not be required to pay us any money upfront. We only earn a legal fee unless you receive compensation.
We Fight for You
At Dansker & Aspromonte Associates, we represent clients throughout the New York City metropolitan area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Our injury lawyers have been fighting for the rights of injured clients since 1988. A Brooklyn unsafe lane change accident lawyer from our team will fight for your rights and financial recovery. Contact the personal injury team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates by calling (212) 732-2929 to learn more about how we can help you.