If you have been seriously injured in a rental car accident as the result of another’s fault, you may be entitled to substantial financial compensation. Rental car accidents can be challenging, however. While some states allow you to take legal action against rental car companies after a collision, New York State generally prohibits these sorts of lawsuits. Even so, there are a few exceptions.
If you retain a Staten Island rental car accident lawyer at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates, they can help identify the individuals who should be held responsible for your pain and suffering and other damages. For more information about how our attorneys can help you with your case, contact our firm today at (212) 540-2987 to receive a free consultation.
Who Is Liable in Rental Car Accident Cases
If you rent a car and it crashes because the brakes or other equipment were defective, you may be within your rights to seek compensation from the rental car company for neglected vehicle maintenance. In most cases, however, rental car accident lawsuits are brought against drivers for negligence in causing or contributing to an accident without evidence of vehicle defects
In the end, rental car companies and other drivers are expected to act reasonably to prevent injury on Staten Island roadways. Nobody has the right to put you in harm’s way, and nobody is above the law.
Through in-depth investigations and evidence gathering, we will use our experience to determine who is responsible for your injuries and obtain fair and reasonable compensation for all of your damages. Our law firm has fought for car accident victims since 1988, and we look forward to helping you too.
For a free legal consultation with a rental car accidents lawyer serving Staten Island, call (212) 540-2987
Compensation for Rental Car Collision Victims
In New York State, if the evidence shows that you sustained serious injuries as the result of another’s fault, you are entitled to recover compensation for your economic and non-economic damages. Depending upon the unique facts of your claim, recoverable damages may include:
- Pain and suffering for all physical and emotional injuries
- Medical expenses
- Long-term disabilities
- The cost of rehabilitation services
- Loss of wages
- Decreased earning capacity
- Future pain and suffering damages if the evidence shows that your injuries are permanent
- Any out-of-pocket expenses resulting from your injuries
When you hire a Staten Island rental car accident lawyer at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates, we will take the time to carefully and thoroughly identify all of the different areas of injury you sustained. This allows us to accurately calculate fair and reasonable compensation you may be entitled to recover.
Expert Testimony Can Support Your Case
In order to build a strong claim for you, we will consult with and retain, if necessary, experts in special fields to prove our claims that the other side was at fault for your injuries as well as specialists who will explain and prove the full nature of your injuries. These experts may include doctors, accident reconstructionists, economists, vocational rehabilitation specialists, roadway engineers, and other knowledgeable experts.
Testimony from these individuals helps explain how the accident was the fault of another as well as illustrate how your injuries have and may continue to impact your life. We can use this information to support your right to fair and reasonable financial compensation.
To learn more about your rights after a rental car accident, contact a Dansker & Aspromonte Associates representative at (212) 540-2987 for a free consultation.
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Rental Car Accident Success Stories
Our injury lawyers proudly represent victims throughout the New York City metropolitan area, including Staten Island, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. If you have been seriously injured by a rental car, our lawyers are ready to help you get the compensation you deserve.
For example, in the case of Xue J v. Dollar Rent a Car, our law firm obtained a $6.25 million jury verdict for a 26-year-old deliveryman who was struck by a speeding rental van while he was on his bicycle. The accident resulted in mild brain damage, in addition to several arm, leg, neck, and back fractures.
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