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An Unlicensed Driver Hits a Pedestrian in Brooklyn

A 72-year-old pedestrian in New York was struck by a van in Brooklyn when she was walking in East New York on Monday afternoon. The individual behind the wheel allegedly was an unlicensed driver. He was a 24-year-old man with the initials R.B. He has been arrested and is not in custody. The pedestrian is in critical condition in a New York hospital. Typically, if a driver does not have his or her license and is involved in an accident, then that driver may be held responsible for the accident. This can be devastating for an unlicensed driver who may be banned from receiving a license for years after the accident.

When an unlicensed driver hits a pedestrian or if you have been injured in a pedestrian accident in New York City, you certainly need to seek compensation from the responsible party. A New York personal injury attorney at Greenberg & Stein can assist you in seeking financial compensation for the medical bills and recovery time associated with your injury. Pedestrian accidents are common in New York City, as there are many people walking and jammed streets full of cars. Most pedestrian accidents in the city involve privately owned vehicles, rather than taxi cabs or other commercial vehicles.

Pedestrian accidents can result in serious injuries, including neck and back injuries, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, torn muscles, whiplash, and more. Individuals can even have permanent disabilities from pedestrian accidents. Don’t hesitate to seek compensation from the firm today if you want more information about pedestrian accidents or about other injuries. At Greenberg & Stein, the New York City personal injury attorneys have over 50 years of combined litigation experience. The lawyers are uniquely qualified to represent you in your case, and will work to maintain a reputation of integrity, professionalism and success while doing so. Don’t hesitate to contact the firm today for assistance!