According to the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, in 2019, there were 10,996 serious injuries caused by motor vehicle collisions. There is no doubt that car accidents remain a major source of personal injuries. One of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents includes drivers disregarding traffic signals, like running a red light. This activity is illegal, and a driver who commits this offense could be held liable for any resulting injuries.
A Staten Island running stop signal accident lawyer will help you pursue the compensation that you are entitled to and will fight to obtain the best possible outcome for you. The legal team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates has helped people like you since 1988 protect their rights and fight against uncooperative insurance companies in order to obtain the compensation they deserve.
Our legal team represents clients throughout the New York City metropolitan area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Call us today at (212) 732-2929 for a free consultation.
Running a Red Light Can Result in Serious Injuries
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reported that running-red-light accidents accounted for over 840 deaths in 2018. Failing to stop at a red light is a common reason for car accidents and often results in serious injuries that have a significant negative impact on your life. Regardless of the exact reason for a crash, an at-fault driver may be liable to pay money damages for an injured person’s injuries and resulting losses.
The core of any claim for damages is a physical injury. You will need to use your medical records, reports from your doctors, and other relevant pieces of information to prove that you suffered serious injuries caused by the accident in question. Seeking prompt medical attention and consistently attending scheduled appointments for medical treatment, diagnostic treatment and physical therapy as directed by your treating physicians will help demonstrate the severity of your injuries.
Your lawyer will be able to collect reports from your doctors regarding the nature of your injuries and impairments. This information will ultimately be used to prove the severity of your injuries in order to be successful in proving your case.
Examples of Car Accident Injuries
Right now, your injuries may be placing a strain on your financial resources and quality of life.
Common injuries that result from car crashes include:
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord trauma
- A traumatic brain injury,
- Teas of ligaments, tendons, and cartilage
- Disfiguring lacerations and scarring
When you get in touch with Dansker & Aspromonte Associates, we can start evaluating the circumstances of your accident and injuries. We will explain your options and will seek to maximize the recovery that you may be entitled to. We understand the impact that a severe injury can have on your quality of life, and we want to get to work for you.
To get in touch with a member of our legal team, dial (212) 732-2929. Your case review is free, and you can ask us any questions that you may have regarding your case.
Recoverable Losses Following a Staten Island Car Accident
At Dansker & Aspromonte Associates, our team will help you recover the compensation that you are entitled to for your accident-related injuries and damages, even if it means taking your case to trial.
Some compensable damages in your case may include, but are not limited to:
- Pain and suffering
- Impaired quality of life
- Your health care expenses
- Lost income, wages, tips, and employee benefits
- Property damage
The legal team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates makes it our goal to pursue the compensation you deserve to get your life back on track. We can also help ensure that your case is filed within the statute of limitations set in place by the state. You can call us today to discuss your legal options at no cost.
An Injury Lawyer Can Prove the Cause of Your Collision
There is no doubt that car accidents can inflict life-altering injuries. However, as serious as your losses may be, it will be impossible to collect compensation if you cannot prove that another driver’s poor decisions or negligence led to your injuries. In short, to recover damages, you must prove that another driver caused the accident.
One way to accomplish this goal is to reference any traffic citations the other driver received at the accident scene. If the other driver receives a conviction in traffic court for running a red light or pleads guilty to the offense, this fact could be used to support the cause of your collision. This can help your lawyer determine negligence, fault, and liability for your car accident case. However, your lawyer can prove a driver ran a red light even without a citation or conviction by presenting the evidence favorable to you.
A Staten Island running a stop signal accident lawyer will collect all the evidence and information needed to strengthen your personal injury case. Depending on the details of your accident, it may be necessary to reconstruct your accident, talk to witnesses, and review traffic camera footage to prove the cause of the accident.
The legal team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates is prepared to take whatever legal steps are necessary to protect your rights and seek the best possible outcome for you. You can call our team today to begin a free, no-obligation case evaluation.
Call Dansker & Aspromonte Associates to Discuss Your Legal Options
Every person who suffers a personal injury because of another party’s negligence has the right to seek compensation for their losses. A clear example of this is when a driver runs a red light, leading to a collision. Motorists, passengers, bike riders, and even pedestrians may suffer catastrophic injuries because of another party’s negligence.
A Staten Island running a stop signal accident lawyer wants to help you with your personal injury claim or lawsuit. We can take the lead from day one to investigate the incident, explain your legal rights, evaluate your losses, and demand appropriate compensation from the at-fault driver and their insurance company.
We can also:
- Manage the paperwork and legal filings involved in your claim or lawsuit
- Interview witnesses and third-party field consultants
- Determine the cause of your accident and identify all at-fault parties
- Evaluate the monetary value of your damages
- Present your claim to the liable insurance company
- Negotiate a fair settlement
- Proceed to trial to seek an award, if necessary
Whether your case settles before trial or goes to trial, the legal team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates is ready to fight for you. Call us today at (212) 732-2929 for a free case evaluation.