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Accidents

When Accidents Happen, Victims and Their Families Should Be Compensated

When Accidents Happen, Victims and Their Families Should Be Compensated

When Accidents Happen, Victims and Their Families Should Be Compensated

It's inevitable that many of us will one day find ourselves the victim of a car, bus, truck or train accident, or at the receiving end of a variety of mishaps, ranging from slip and falls to construction site accidents. Injuries sustained from these different scenerios will vary in terms of resulting degree of harm,  although brain damage, broken bones, spinal cord and burn injuries, among other things, are typically associated with these accidents.

The most common types of accidents are traffic accidents, accidents at work and home, slipping and falling, assaults, product defect accidents and accidents that happen during the hubbub of the holidays.

A serious injury does not only adversely affect you, it can have an impact on your entire family. Injuries you  sustain can keep you in a hospital bed or recuperating at home, rather than getting up each morning to go to the office or other workplace to earn your living. For a period of time – weeks, months, years or even possibly the rest of your life – your injuries may render you incapable of performing the physical tasks necessary to care and provide for your family, never mind getting some enjoyment out of life.

Victims of accidents caused by the negligence of others have the right to seek compensation for damages, lost wages, and medical expenses.

If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident and have suffered a personal injury that makes you believe you are entitled to compensation, please click on one of the links below. If your specific accident is not listed, please complete the contact form on the right or call us at 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529) for a free case evaluation.

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Driver Critically Injured in Long Island Car Crash

Sep 20, 2016
An accident on Thursday, September 15 in Copiague, New York left the driver of a BMW critically injured, police said. Suffolk County police First...

SUV Crashes through Front Window of Brooklyn Citibank Branch

Sep 20, 2016
On Thursday morning September 15, an out-of-control SUV plowed into a Citibank branch in Brooklyn. Officials say no one was seriously injured. The...

Three Stony Brook University Students Injured on Campus by Drunk Driver

Sep 20, 2016
Three Stony Brook University students suffered minor injuries after a drunken hit-and-run driver struck their car on September 12 on the Stony Brook...

Child with Asthma given Wrong Medication by School Nurse

Sep 8, 2016
A 5-year-old boy in northeast Washington D.C. was given the wrong medication for his asthma by a school nurse. The child's grandmother is furious...

Speed a Possible Factor in Crash on LIE Leaves 3 Dead 11 Injured

Sep 2, 2016
An investigation is underway to determine if excessive speed was a factor behind a horrific early morning crash on August 31 on the Long Island...

Deadly Long Island Expressway Crash Claims Six Lives

Aug 24, 2016
On Sunday, August 21, at about 9:35 a.m., an SUV swerved off the road, careened over a grassy median, went airborne, and hit a BMW and a Honda...

Lawsuit Filed in Death of High School Football Player

Jan 6, 2016
The parents of a 16-year-old New York City high school football player who collapsed during a 2014 football practice and later died have filed a...

Summer Warnings: Spray Sunscreen and Fireworks Safety

Jul 1, 2015
As families prepare for 4th of July celebrations, federal agencies have issued safety alerts about spray-on sunscreens and fireworks, two items that...

Amtrak Train Crash in Philadelphia Kills 7, Injures More than 200

May 14, 2015
An Amtrak train, going at more than the twice the speed limit as it entered a curve, derailed on Tuesday night, killing seven people and injuring...

School Bus filled with Children Hits Truck in Queens, Four People Injured

Apr 20, 2015
Four people were injured following an accident involving a school bus and a truck in Queens. New York Daily News reports that the school bus, which...

AAA Study - Teen Distracted Driving Even Riskier than Previously Thought

Mar 30, 2015
A study by the American Automobile Association reveals that distracted driving by teenagers is even riskier than previously thought, especially when...

Woman Seriously Injured in Two-Car Crash on Long Island

Mar 2, 2015
Suffolk County, New York police are investigating a two-vehicle accident that seriously injured at least one person. The accident, in Hauppauge,...
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