Individuals who have suffered an injury in a vehicle accident can face a number of hardships. Vehicle accidents can cause severe injuries, such as whiplash, concussions, spine and back injuries, and in some cases death. As a result, victims and their families may face considerable financial strain. Accident victims may be forced to leave the workforce for a significant amount of time, causing them to lose essential wages. Severe auto accident related injuries may also force victims and their families to face high medical bills that may not be covered by insurance. Fortunately, accident victims may be able to file a lawsuit to recoup compensation for damages when another driver's negligence was the cause of their injury. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, we have defended the rights of car accident victims for over 50 years. We understand the hardships that individuals who have been unnecessarily injured can face. Our attorneys are committed to pursuing maximum compensation for all of our clients.
Have you or someone you love suffered an injury in a motor vehicle accident? If so, you may be entitled to compensation. To see if you have grounds for a valid lawsuit, call 212.406.1700 or contact us online for a free consultation. Our New York auto accident lawyers will review your case to see how they may be able to help you.
What Kind of Accidents Do We Handle?
A driver's negligence may be grounds for injured individuals to file a lawsuit regardless of the type of vehicle. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, our attorneys handle accident lawsuits for the following:
Car Accidents: When another driver acts in a negligent manner, such as speeding, driving recklessly, or driving under the influence, they may be liable for any injuries suffered in an accident they caused.
Bus and School Bus Accidents: Due to the size of buses, an accident can leave passengers with debilitating or fatal injuries. If the accident was caused due to the driver's negligence or a manufacturing error, injured passengers may be able to file a lawsuit against the driver or the bus company.
Motorcycle Accidents: A motorcycle crash often leaves the individual operating the bike with serious injuries. If the accident was caused by another vehicle operator's negligence, the victim may have grounds for a lawsuit.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents: New York is a large city with millions of pedestrians and bicyclists, as well as heavy traffic. As a result, it is not uncommon for pedestrians or bikers to be struck and injured by moving vehicles. Injured pedestrians may have a valid lawsuit if the vehicle driver violated any traffic laws.What Compensation is Available in a Motor Vehicle Accident Lawsuit?
Car accident victims may be able to recoup compensation for the following in an auto accident lawsuit:
- Lost Wages: Auto accidents often result in debilitating injuries, which may cause individuals to undergo multiple surgeries and lengthy rehabilitation. As a result, injured may be indefinitely forced to leave the work force. Victims of auto accidents may be able to recoup any wages lost due to their injury in a lawsuit.
- Medical Bills: The medical bills that follow a serious injury in an auto accident may not be fully covered by insurance. As a result, victims who are facing exorbitant medical bills after being involved in a car accident may be recoup compensation for their losses in a lawsuit. Accident victims may be able to recover compensation for any past and future medical bills resulting from their injury.
- Pain and Suffering: Auto accident victims may also be able to receive compensation for any long-term pain and suffering that results from their injuries. Pain and suffering includes but is not limited to constant physical pain and emotional strain.
Individuals who have suffered an injury in an auto accident should contact a personal injury lawyer immediately. A skilled personal injury lawyer will thoroughly investigate your case, review the police report, interview witnesses, file your claim, and pursue maximum compensation in court. Having an experienced lawyer who can defend your rights in court can mean the difference between receiving the compensation you deserve and being left empty handed. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, our car accident attorneys have the skill and the resources to successfully handle car accident lawsuits. Our firm has recorded a number of favorable verdicts and settlements, including one for 7.8 million.
If you or someone you love has suffered an injury in a vehicular accident, you may be entitled to compensation. For a free review of your legal options, call 212.406.1700 or contact us online.