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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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Train Transporting North Dakota Oil Derails, Setting Cars on Fire

Feb 18, 2015
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Feb 13, 2015
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Feb 2, 2015
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One Man Killed, Two Critically Injured in Single-Car Accident on Long Island

Jan 28, 2015
One man was killed and two others were critically injured in a single-car accident in Deer Park, New York, Suffolk County police say. The accident...

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Train Hits Cab, 3 People Injured

Jan 12, 2015
Three people were injured on Jan. 7 when a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train crashed into a livery cab located on the tracks of west Wyandanch...

Three People Critically Injured in Bus-Car Crash in Brooklyn, New York

Jan 12, 2015
Police report that an accident in Brooklyn, New York involving an MTA bus and two cars injured 23 people, three of them critically. The accident...

Long Island Man Dies in Single-Car Crash on Northern State Parkway

Jan 8, 2015
A man from Port Jefferson Station, New York, died early Wednesday morning in a single-car crash on the Northern State Parkway, when he was on the way...

Bronx Car Crash Kills One Teen, Injures Another

Jan 7, 2015
A 16-year-old boy is dead and a 15-year-old girl is critically injured following a deadly hit-and-run in the Bronx. CBS New York and Associated...

Woman Killed When Livery Car Hit at Bronx Intersection

Jan 5, 2015
A 27-year-old woman was killed on New Year’s morning when the livery cab in which she was riding was rear-ended at a red light in the Bronx,...

Two Separate Car Accidents in Brooklyn Leave Three Injured

Jan 2, 2015
Two separate car accidents in Brooklyn left one man badly burned and two others injured, Daily News reports. Police say that on Monday night at...

Wrong-Way Crash on NY's Route 17 Leaves One Man Dead

Dec 30, 2014
A wrong-way crash on an upstate New York road caused one motorist to suffer fatal injuries, Associated Press reports. According to State Troopers, a...

Long Island Boy Struck and Killed on the Way to School

Dec 12, 2014
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