New York Taxi Cab and Limo Accident Lawyer
Tourists and residents routinely turn to for-hire vehicles like taxicabs and limos to get around New York. In fact, the NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission reports there are 13,585 yellow cabs (traditional NY taxis) throughout the city.
But with so many taxicabs, rideshare vehicles, and limos navigating the streets, the chances of an accident involving one of these types of vehicle is increased in the many congested neighborhoods of New York City.Many of these accidents unfortunately lead to devastating injuries for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.
New York taxicab and limo accident attorneys are available to assist if you suffer injuries from a for-hire vehicle accident. A qualified legal expert helps you seek justice for mental, physical, and economic damages incurred as a result.
Recover Damages After a New York Taxi or Limo Collision
Since New York is a no-fault state, all automobile accident victims can receive insurance coverage for medical expenses and lost earnings regardless of fault and regardless of whether their injuries are deemed “serious” under the law.
However, there are additional damages you may also be eligible to collect if you can prove that the injuries you sustained are serious. They include:
- Pain and suffering for all physical and emotional injuries damages
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Future pain and suffering if your injuries are deemed permanent in nature
- All unpaid medical expenses and future medical expenses
- Loss of consortium and services in the home
- Unpaid lost wages and future lost wages
- Any out of pocket expenses resulting from the accident
After an accident, representatives from the at fault party may contact you to offer a sum of money for you to resolve your claim. Once you accept a settlement you are forever barred from recovering additional money even if your injuries worsen.
Before you make any decision about resolving your claim, discuss your rights with a qualified and experienced lawyer.
Time Limits for Filing NY Limo and Taxi Accident Claims
After your accident, there are deadlines that you must follow to make a claim for benefits and compensation. If you fail to file your claims by the applicable deadline, you could be prevented from recovering the benefits you deserve.
In order to protect yourself, consult an attorney as soon as possible.
Let the NY Accident Lawyers At Dansker & Aspromonte Handle Your Case
Dansker & Aspromote Associates has been fighting for the rights of accident victims since 1988. Call us today for a free consultation at (646) 692-0204. If we agree to accept your case, you will not be asked to pay us any money upfront. We only earn a legal fee when you recover compensation.
Call today. \ Until then, follow this simple advice if you have been involved in an accident: report the accident to the police, request an ambulance, consult with a doctor and follow up as necessary to evaluate your claim as soon as possible, take photographs of the accident scene and your injuries and refrain from posting on social media about your accident or injuries.
Taxi and limo drivers put their passengers and the public in danger when they speed, rush through busy intersections, or violate traffic signals. Livery vehicle drivers have a duty to act reasonably and operate their vehicles with caution. Failing to do so is negligent behavior that often leads to a collision.
A New York limo and taxicab accident lawyer helps you receive fair compensation for the losses you endured from the crash. A skilled attorney will:
- Investigate the accident
- Collect and preserve evidence of fault and damages
- File all claims on your behalf in a timely manner
- Negotiate with the at fault party or parties
- Demand sworn statements of all involved parties
- Builds a case for maximum compensation
- Presents your case before a jury at trial in Court if necessary
We Fight for the Rights of the Injured
If you are suffering from serious injuries due to the fault of a taxi or limo driver, you have the right to file an accident claim seeking money compensation for each and every type of physical, emotional and financial damage you sustained. You may be eligible to collect damages if a hired driver:
- Ran over or hit a part of your body with their vehicle
- Was involved in a collision while you were a passenger
- Struck a vehicle that you were driving or were a passenger in the struck vehicle
- Caused a chain reaction collision that struck your vehicle
Since multiple parties may be involved, navigating taxi and limo collisions gets complicated. Consult with an experienced NY personal injury lawyer and let our experts hold negligent parties accountable for your losses.
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Handle Your Case With Confidence Work With Dansker & Aspromonte Today
Contact Dansker & Aspromonte Associates for help today. We serve clients throughout the New York City Metropolitan area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties.