Long Island Car Accident Lawyer
Many people believe that New York’s no-fault auto insurance laws prevent them from holding the at-fault motorist who caused their accident liable for their damages.
But that is simply not true.
If your injuries are serious, you qualify to pursue a personal injury case against the at-fault driver. A Long Island car accident lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. may be able to help.
We offer complimentary consultations on Long Island, at the hospital, or even in your home. Call us today at 516-932-0400 to schedule your free consultation.
Recoverable Damages in a Long Island Car Accident Case
We will work to put a value on your case and determine what types of damages you may recover as we conduct our investigation and assess your full range of losses.
Some of the common types of damages that are recoverable in car accident cases include:
- Medical treatment and related expenses
- Ongoing care costs and future care expenses
- Lost wages
- Diminished earning capacity
- Repair or replacement of your vehicle
- Loss of services
- Out of pocket expenses
- Rental car costs
- Pain and suffering damages
If your loved one was the victim of a car accident and passed away because of their injuries, you may also be eligible to file a wrongful death action. We can review your case and guide eligible family members through the claims and litigation process.
Call us today at 516-932-0400 for your free consultation and to get started.
Let the Experts at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. Determine What Caused Your Long Island Car Accident
Car accidents occur in a variety of ways and almost all of them can lead to serious injuries. Some of the most common types of car accidents we see include:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Drowsy driving
- Motorcycle accidents
- Truck accidents
We will collect evidence to get a better understanding of exactly what happened, who caused the accident, and how it led to your injuries. We will work to identify the negligent act, which will allow us to hold the at-fault driver liable for your serious injuries.
Some of the most common causes of accidents include:
- Distractions, including texting or talking on the phone
- General inattentive driving
- Speeding and reckless driving
- Following too closely
- Failure to yield right of way in turns
- Failure to obey traffic signals or signs
- Failure to observe all applicable traffic laws
- Drowsy or fatigued driving
- Drunk driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs
Our Team Can Help You Explore Your Options After a Car Accident
A car accident lawyer on Long Island from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can help you understand your options for recovering compensation after a Long Island car accident. This may include:
- Filing an insurance claim with your PIP coverage
- Filing an insurance claim with the at-fault driver’s liability coverage
- Filing a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver
We often attempt to settle car accident cases out of court. But in some situations, the insurance company may refuse to make a fair settlement offer or may deny your claim altogether. When this occurs, we will not hesitate to file a personal injury lawsuit and take your case to court to fight for the compensation you deserve.
Get started now by calling us at 516-932-0400.
The Clock Is Ticking on Your Car Accident Case
New York only gives us a limited time from the date of the accident to file your lawsuit in civil court. This means the clock is already ticking on your car accident case. We recommend calling us as soon as possible after an accident so we can get started immediately.
We can meet with you while you are still in the hospital, or we can come to your home. We will also meet you elsewhere on Long Island or throughout the New York metropolitan area.
Talk to a Long Island Car Accident Lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P.
At Friedman & Simon L.L.P., we pride ourselves on being passionate advocates for the injured. We will work for you by fighting for the compensation you need and deserve.
Call us today at 516-932-0400 to schedule your complimentary consultation with a member of our team.
Actual Client Testimonial
"I was extremely pleased with the legal representation provided by Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. I was badly injured in an accident where a careless driver crashed into the rear of my car. My injuries required surgery, extensive physical therapy and a long recovery period. My injuries negatively affected my time with family, my ability to work and my recreational activities. Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., fought for me and made sure that I was paid for all the harm that was done to me and for everything I had to go through. They were thorough and professional. I would recommend them highly"