Car Accidents

Car Accidents

New York City Personal Injury Attorneys

New York City has a well-earned reputation of being one of the busiest cities in the United States. It doesn’t matter what time of day it is, the metropolitan area is constantly congested. Unfortunately, this makes auto accidents a regular part of life. When careless people drive on our roads, accidents are going to happen. People will get hurt and lives will be lost.

If you or someone close to you has been involved in a car accident and someone else is at fault, you deserve compensation for your losses. The NYC car accident lawyers here at Dansker & Aspromonte have handled hundreds of motor vehicle accident claims successfully. We dedicate ourselves to helping our clients obtain the fair compensation they deserve, while doing everything we can to hold the negligent party accountable.

New York City Car Accident Attorneys

The New York City car accident attorneys here at Dansker & Aspromonte handle every legal aspect of your claim, including no-fault insurance claims. We will work aggressively with accident re-construction specialists and private investigators to gather critical facts to support your case. These facts include evidence of:

  • Reckless driving
  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Defective roads
  • Drunk driving
  • Defective auto parts

We don’t just rely on private investigators and accident re-constructionists to make our case. We will gather enough information to paint a complete picture of what happened to cause the accident, including:

  • Photos from the scene of the accident
  • Police reports
  • Witness testimony
  • Video evidence (when available)
  • Insurance company reports
  • Medical bills

Damages and Compensation

We work with you to examine how an accident has affected your life. We don’t stop there, however; we also help identify the potential of long-term hardships you might encounter. As highly experienced trial lawyers, we know the true value of your case and will fight to get you every dollar you deserve. We will pursue compensation to cover:

  • Physical therapy
  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Property damage and/or loss
  • Wrongful death
  • Pain and suffering

Good Legal Representation Means Communication

Some law firms like to tell their clients to just “sit back and relax, we will handle everything”. While this might be alright for some, it is not how everyone prefers to operate. We believe that communication is what makes attorney-client relationships work. We will take the time to ensure you understand every step of your case. As things within your life begin to change through the duration of your claim, keep us up to date. You should tell us about any and all changes, including:

  • Any increase or decrease in work functions
  • Increases in pain level (physical, emotional or mental)
  • Any financial collection letters or legal notices you receive
  • Medical tests or extra doctor’s visits

Communication is a two-way street, however; clients here at Dansker & Aspromonte can expect to be kept informed about changes regarding court dates and appearances, as well as any new findings or evidence that has been brought to the attorney’s attention.

Standing Up Against Big Insurance Companies

The legal staff here at Dansker & Aspromonte have helped NYC accident victims take to the fight to insurance companies. It is a well-known fact that insurance companies are not friends to accident victims and injured people. The lower of a settlement they can offer and get the victim to accept, the better it is for them. If they can find a way to deny your claim altogether, they will. It is nothing personal, it is just business. It is not just business for you, however; it is nothing but personal. That is why you need an experienced attorney fighting to get you everything you deserve.

New York City Statute of Limitations for Auto Accidents

If you didn’t already know, a statute of limitations is a law that is put into place to establish a set length of time that someone must file any type of a claim after an infraction. In the case of auto accidents (New York Civil Practice Laws & Rules Section 214), persons injured in an accident have no longer than 3 years from the date of the accident, to file a personal injury lawsuit.

If you have a loved one who died due to an accident, you only have two years to file a wrongful death claim. However, this timer starts from the day in which the victim passed away, rather than the date of the accident.

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