The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool And The Law Office Of William A. Gallina, LLP are pleased to provide the following personal injury resources for the benefit of NYC residents who are seeking information about our laws and legal system, particularly in the areas of motor vehicle accidents, general negligence, medical malpractice and construction accidents. If you need further information, or if you need advice and representation in a personal injury matter, please contact our personal injury law firm at 212.406.1700 for a free consultation.
Motor Vehicle Resources
New York City Department of Transportation - reports problems with traffic signs and street lights; keeps abreast of traffic alerts with weekly traffic advisories, oversees road resurfacing and bridge projects and manages commuting options; offers a number of safety programs.
New York State Department of Transportation - administers public safety programs for trucks; regulates trucks and commercial carriers.
New York Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) - manages vehicle registration, driver licenses, DMV records, road tests and insurance information.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety - provides information regarding education and research conducted to reduce injuries on the roads.
Advocates for Highway Safety - encourages the adoption of laws and programs that save lives and reduce injuries, advancing highway and auto safety.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - manages rules and regulations, registration and licensing for commercial motor vehicles, such as semi-trucks and tractor-trailers.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - develops highway safety and consumer programs covering driving safety (aggressive driving, distracted driving, impaired driving, etc.) and vehicle safety (airbags, brakes, recalls and defects).
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - provides vehicle ratings across a large range of cars, trucks and SUVs to determine crashworthiness and the top safety picks in the industry.
United States Department of Transportation – provides a safety hotline and a means to file a defect report on cars or buses; provides information about child safety restraints, crash tests and statistics.
Kelley Blue Book - provides an estimated value of your damaged vehicle.
Medical Malpractice Resources
New York State Department of Health - provides the means to search for a physician that has been disciplined, a physician's license number and to file a complaint.
New York State Board of Medicine – provides information on applicable laws, rules and regulations, as well as license statistics or license requirements for physicians, physician assistants and special assistants.
American Medical Association (AMA) - provides tools and resources to communicate effectively with your doctor; advocates for patients' rights; view the AMA's Code of Medical Ethics.
How Do I Schedule A Personal Injury Consultation?
For a free consultation with our NYC personal injury lawyers, call our Manhattan office at 212.406.1700, our Bronx office at 718.892.0400 or contact us online. We will review your case and discuss your legal options with you. The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool And The Law Office Of William A. Gallina, LLP take all cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning our services are free of charge unless there is a monetary recovery. Our law firm is proud to serve the New York City area, including the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island, as well as the surrounding counties and New Jersey. We offer legal services in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Chinese.