It’s important to seek medical attention right away to assess your injuries, including possible internal injuries that may otherwise go undetected. Common car wreck injuries include, but are not limited to:
According to The New York State Department of Financial Services, taking as many pictures as you can at the scene of a car accident, gathering witness’ contact information, filing an insurance claim immediately and obtaining a copy of the police report are other important steps after a car wreck. More information about reporting accidents can be found at the New York DMV.
A car wreck can take many forms and the below are a few of the most common types. A car wreck attorney will be able to correctly identify your specific car accident.
The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles reported in their 2014 Statewide Statistical Summary that there were 254,829 total crashes in New York during 2014. Human error contributed to the majority of that number by over 75%. Human errors include, but are not limited to:
Distracted driving was the number one contributor to this type of crash. In addition to human error, crashes also occur as a result of vehicular and environmental factors. When you are not at fault, or not entirely at fault in a car wreck, you may be entitled to compensation.
Involvement in a car accident can wreak havoc on your life physically, emotionally and financially, which can lead to considerable expenses. There may be medical bills, and if injuries are long-term, they may be ongoing. These may include hospital and clinic visits, prescriptions, medical equipment, therapist visits and even special food. There may be lost wages and opportunities, which could lead to unpaid bills and mounting debt. You may feel overwhelmed.
That’s where the car wreck attorney team at Greenberg & Stein steps in. With over 50 years of combined litigation experience and millions of dollars recovered and awarded to their clients, they have a proven track record of success. You may be eligible for serious compensation and we can help you understand your rights, legal options, and liability involved in your car wreck case.
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