I recently answered a question about a driver injured in a Bronx car accident while on the job. He has been receiving Workers’ Comps benefits and wants to know if he can pursue a claim against the other cars in the accident. “Can I sue the other drivers?” I thought I would share the question and answer as other readers may have similar questions.
I recently received a question from a passenger injured in a Brooklyn car accident where the Police were not called and there was no police report. I thought I would share the question and answer as other readers may have similar questions.
I recently received a question from a man injured in a car accident while he was on the job. I thought I would share the question and answer as other readers may have similar questions.
A man riding as a passenger in a car suffered injuries when that car collided with another at an intersection in lower Manhattan. Less than a month after presenting a settlement proposal to insurance companies for both cars involved in this auto accident, the Schlitt Law Firm has reached a settlement on behalf of their client. The settlement delivers good value to the client in a short amount of time.
At some point, almost every New Yorker will be in a car accident. According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, there were 294,757 motor vehicle crashes in New York in 2012. That total includes 1,082 fatal car crashes. If you have a car accident, it is important to know what to do. Here are some steps to follow and some to avoid.
A van ran a red light in Upper Manhattan and struck a taxi, throwing the taxi’s passenger into the cab’s Plexiglas divider. He sustained very bad laceration under his chin that required stitches and the work of a plastic surgeon. The laceration did not heal correctly and required a second surgery. The man retained Carol L. Schlitt and the Schlitt Law Firm, a leading New York personal injury law firm experienced with taxi cases, to represent him in an effort to gain compensation for his injuries. Today, the Schlitt Law Firm settled his personal injury claim for $100,000. Our client was ecstatic with the outcome. “Great! Thank you Carol – you’ve done a wonderful job.” We love delivering for our clients.
Personal Injury Law Firm Announces a Rapid Settlement for a Pedestrian Hit by a Car in Nassau County
A car struck a pedestrian crossing the Ring Road around the Roosevelt Field Mall in Nassau County, knocking her to the ground and breaking her leg. The woman needed a personal injury law firm contacted the Schlitt Law Firm and asked Carol L. Schlitt to represent her in an effort to collect compensation for her injuries. The challenge in this case lay in proving the liability of the driver. And the client made clear that she wanted a rapid settlement and was not willing to wait for a trial. After an intensive investigation and careful development of the case, we induced the insurance company to offer good value in the case in an early settlement. Our client reacted with joy, “Thank God we could get this much.”
A Brand Manager was driving home from work in Westchester when an SUV crashed into her car from behind. The impact caused whiplash symptoms and left her with terrible headaches and occipital neuralgia. The woman was unsure what to do and waited a full year before contacting an attorney. She retained the Schlitt Law Firm to help her with No Fault coverage and to pursue compensation from the other driver’s insurance company. We developed the case and carefully documented the woman’s injuries. Ten days after sending a Settlement Proposal to the other driver’s insurance company, we reached a settlement for good value making our client very happy.
Long Island Personal Injury Lawyer Announces Settlement in a Hit in the Rear Car Crash on Sunrise Highway
A Long Island woman was driving on Sunrise Highway when another car crashed into her from behind. Even though she wore a seat belt, the force of the crash flung her forward causing her to bang her head on the steering wheel. The car accident left the woman with substantial soft-tissue injuries. She was familiar with personal injury law and knew the challenges created when seeking compensation for soft-tissue injuries. The woman retained the Schlitt Law Firm to help her with No Fault coverage and to pursue compensation from the other driver’s insurance company. We have now settled the case for good value, putting money in the woman’s pocket and avoiding the need for a lengthy and expensive trial process.
A few days after Superstorm Sandy struck New York City and knocked out power, a college student attempted to cross a downtown Manhattan intersection where the traffic lights were not working. A car failed to stop or even yield at the intersection and stuck him, breaking his leg. The young man’s parents contacted the Schlitt Law Firm and Carol L. Schlitt to represent their son. The case required working with three insurance companies and we reached a settlement that made both the young man and his parents happy and provided a big financial boost for his college education. Or as the young man’s father put it, “Great news.”