Imagine sitting in a fine restaurant, enjoying a casual meal with friends, family or a loved one. Such a peaceful setting doesn’t seem like there might be cause for alarm. But several diners in a New York restaurant recently weren’t expecting any danger either, when a tractor-trailer crashed into the establishment, causing several injuries and one death. Obviously, such a terrible accident is not the fault of the owner of the restaurant, nor is it the fault of those dining or working inside it. So how do victims receive compensation for their injuries?
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Personal injury lawyers in NYC can tell you that the fault typically lies with the owner of the vehicle that crashed into the restaurant, or, as in the case of the Wal-Mart truck hitting comedian Tracey Morgan, with the parent company. Regardless of the circumstances, trial attorneys can launch an investigation and discover all the details, and most importantly prove negligence on someone’s part so that victims can get the compensation they deserve.
A terrible seen like the one above might not have happened to you, but it proves that accidents can happen anytime. If you or a loved one has been in an unfortunate accident and aren’t sure who to blame, contact a NYC personal injury attorney. They will hear the details of your accident and injuries and determine if you have a case, and then fight on your behalf to ensure that you are able to receive compensation not just for medical bills for your current injuries, but also any punitive damages, lost wages, and other monetary compensation you may require.
Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer in NYC today if you or a member of your family has been injured due to an unfortunate accident.