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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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Long Island Boy Struck and Killed on the Way to School

Dec 12, 2014
A 12-year-old Valley Stream boy was struck and killed Thursday on his way to school by a driver with a suspended license, Nassau County police...

Woman Struck and Killed Crossing Brooklyn Street

Dec 11, 2014
A 71-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car in Brooklyn and the elderly driver who hit her is in police custody. Police report that Joan...

Fatal Hit-and-Run on Southern State Parkway

Dec 8, 2014
A Hempstead man was killed in a hit-and-run crash Friday on the Southern State Parkway and state police are searching for the driver of a Chevy SUV...

Wrong-Way Crash Kills 2 People in East Farmingdale, Long Island

Dec 3, 2014
A tragic wrong-way head on crash left two women dead in East Farmingdale. CBS New York reports that the accident occurred on Route 109 near Route 110...

3-Vehicle Crash on New York Interstate 81 Leaves 27 Injures

Nov 7, 2014
A three-vehicle crash involving a New York City-bound bus, a car and a tractor-trailer left 27 people injured on Thursday, Associated Press reports....

Car Crashes into Bus in Brooklyn, Injuring 8

Oct 27, 2014
On Wednesday evening, a car slammed into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn. According to CBS New York, the...

Truckers Resist Rules on Sleep Despite Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Jun 20, 2014
Truckers are resisting federal authorities’ rules to on sleep despite the dangers of drowsy driving, New York Times reports. More than...

Eight Injured When Garbage Truck Crashes Through Store

Jun 20, 2014
A garbage truck crashed through the wall of a corner-store deli in Bedford-Stuyvesant Friday morning, injuring eight people. A Metropolitan...

Sixth Child Dies in Nap Nanny Recliner

Jun 3, 2014
An 8-month-old Hopatcong, NJ girl is the sixth infant to die in a Nap Nanny Recliner. The baby’s death has prompted the Consumer Product...

Faulty Fireworks Display Injures 35 people in California

Jul 8, 2013
At least 35 people were injured by a faulty fireworks display at the Simi Valley Rotary Club in California. Simi Valley police say that the accident...

More Than 130 Arrested for DWIs on Long Island Over Memorial Day

May 30, 2013
Drunk driving only adds to the hazards posed to motorists on the already dangerous roadways that course through Long Island. And over Memorial Day...

60 Injured - 5 Critical - when Two Metro-North Trains Collide in Connecticut

May 20, 2013
An eastbound train derailed while heading toward New Haven, Conn., at about 6:10 p.m. on Friday, May 17th, forcing it to careen into a westbound...
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