If a drunk driver caused your Huntington, NY, collision and serious injuries, you have a right to recover compensation by filing an insurance claim or suing that driver. At Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., we will handle your claim and fight to win the maximum financial recovery on your behalf.
There are many reasons that living or working in Huntington can be wonderful. However, when a drunk driver recklessly gets behind the wheel of a car and makes his or her drinking problems a major problem for you, your life in this beautiful northwestern Suffolk County community can change both dramatically and instantly. A car crash caused by an intoxicated driver can impact many areas of your life. You could have medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses and losses. Our team of Huntington drunk driving accident lawyers will navigate the financial recovery process on your behalf and fight for the maximum payout based on what happened to you.
In This Article
- Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., Will Handle Your Huntington Crash Claim
- You Could Recover the Following Types of Damages
- Drunk Driving is Illegal, and an Accident Will Support a Personal Injury Case
- Acting Quickly Gives Us Time Build the Most Robust Case Possible
- Call to Get Your free Case Review with Our Team Today
Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., Will Handle Your Huntington Crash Claim
Our firm serves drunk driving accident victims and their families on Long Island. If someone drove drunk and crashed into you, we will file your claim and pursue justice for you. We represent our clients based on contingency fees, so you do not need to pay any upfront fees. Instead, our attorney’s fees come from the compensation we recover for you. We don’t get paid unless and until you get paid.
We are passionate advocates for the injured. We will meet with you on Long Island, in another part of the New York metropolitan area, or at your home or the hospital. We also have a multilingual staff that will review your case with you in Spanish, Greek, Bengali, Tamil, or Kannada.
Our Process for Representing Injury Clients
When we handle your DWI accident case, we will do the following for you:
- Keep you fully updated on your claim
- Identify any and all liable parties
- Handle all communications
- Compile evidence to prove cause, liability, and damages
- Calculate a value for the case
As a part of building cases, we sometimes need to work with subject matter experts. Our firm has a network of such experts that includes medical experts, vocational rehabilitation specialists, economists and life care planners. We also work with accident reconstruction specialists who help us determine what happened and who caused the crash.
To learn more, you can reach out to our team today. We will discuss your accident and rights with you for free. We will also describe our services and how they will support your quest for compensation.
For a free legal consultation with a drunk driving accidents lawyer serving Huntington, call 516-932-0400
You Could Recover the Following Types of Damages
When filing a drunk driving accident claim, our team demands the insurance company pay out certain types of damages for our clients under applicable insurance policies. What you qualify to recover depends on your losses, the severity of your injuries, and other factors. Examples include:
- Medical bills
- Future medical needs and care costs
- Lost wages
- Diminished earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Impaired quality of life
- Other intangible damages
There are also options for recovering the cost of your property damages from a drunk driving accident, such as vehicle repairs.
If you lost a loved one because of a drunk driving accident in Suffolk County, our team extends our heartfelt condolences. We are ready to go to work fighting for your family after your loved one’s wrongful death. We consider it a privilege to help families like yours recover compensation and justice for the loss.
Our Team Will Value Your Damages to Ensure an Appropriate Settlement
At Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., our attorneys know how to calculate the value range of a drunk driving crash. We use this estimated value to negotiate with the insurer for an appropriate settlement. If the settlement offer is inappropriate based on the types of damages you suffered, We will sue the at-fault motorist.
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Drunk Driving is Illegal, and an Accident Will Support a Personal Injury Case
According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (NYSDMV), there are tough consequences for drunk driving in the criminal court system. However, a conviction does little to help victims harmed in a crash get back to normal. This is where a civil case helps.
Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. handles these insurance claims for victims who suffered severe injuries because of an intoxicated driver throughout the New York City metropolitan and Long Island region generally and in the northwestern Suffolk County near the Nassau-Suffolk County boundary where Huntington is located, specifically.
Important to note: you will be able to file a claim or sue the driver even if their criminal case is not complete or they are not found guilty of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. We will work to prove that they caused the crash because of their negligence behind the wheel, regardless of the outcome of their criminal case.
Acting Quickly Gives Us Time Build the Most Robust Case Possible
There are a number of critical deadlines for filing a lawsuit against a driver who caused your Huntington, NY, crash. Two important such deadlines are:
- New York Civil Practice Laws & Rules § 214 applies to personal injury lawsuits
- Estates, Powers & Trusts § 5-4.1 applies to wrongful death lawsuits
Other deadlines apply in claims and lawsuits as well and we are thoroughly familiar with all such applicable rules
However, there are other reasons why you should act quickly, as well. Mainly, contacting us as soon as possible allows us to secure evidence that could disappear within a few days or weeks of the crash. Examples include accurate witness statements, surveillance and dashcam video of the collision, a precise survey of the scene as it was when the accident occurred, and more.
The sooner you speak with us and allow us to go to work on your case, the more evidence that may be available to us. We will explain all the time restrictions in your case after reviewing your legal options during a free consultation.
Ultimately, the main takeaway is, the sooner you reach out to us, the greater our opportunity to build the strongest case possible on your behalf.
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Call to Get Your free Case Review with Our Team Today
Discuss your case with a team member from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. for free today. We provide these complimentary accident assessments to help you understand your rights and legal options for financial recovery. During this call, we also explain our services and how we help with cases like yours.
Call (516) 932-0400 to get started with fighting for your rights by hiring our team to represent you.