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Brooklyn Auto Accident Injury Lawyers

Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP has been assisting those seriously injured in Brooklyn car accidents since 1922. We understand the stressful nature of car accidents, how to handle them, and will fight for you to ensure you get the compensation you deserve.

Dealing with insurance companies can often be confusing and frustrating. Our car accident attorneys are skilled at negotiating with them to get a recovery that accommodates all your needs. Contact us today for a free consultation.

The Costs of a Car Accident in Brooklyn

In any car accident claim, there are several types of damages that you can claim.  Damages refer to the award, typically a monetary award, that is paid as compensation for loss and injury.  Damages incurred in a car accident include:

  • Repair/replacement costs of the vehicle
  • Hospital bills, including ambulance costs if seriously injured
  • Costs of surgery and rehabilitation if seriously injured
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential
  • Pain and suffering

We can help you pursue compensation for these costs, especially if the other party acted in negligence to cause the car accident.

Car Accidents In Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s roadways and thorough fairs are busy and often congested and serious traffic accidents occur on a daily basis.  However, in Brooklyn car accidents are likely to occur on major roads such as:

  • Eastern Parkway
  • Kings Highway
  • Utica Avenue
  • Atlantic Avenue
  • Flatbush Avenue
  • Fulton Street
  • Division Street

Car Accident Insurance Laws in New York

New York is a “no-fault” insurance state. This means that, should you have a collision, you file a claim with your own insurance company, and they pay lost earnings and cover your medical bills. This sounds simple and straightforward and, in the event of a minor collision, it is. But notice that there is no provision for your own insurance company to pay for your pain and suffering.

In a no-fault state, you and/or your passenger(s) can only recover damages for pain and suffering by suing the other driver, and only under certain circumstances, such as your medical bills exceeding a certain amount.

The statute of Limitations in New York

In the State of New York, you have only 30 days from the day of the accident to file an insurance claim, and the statute of limitations restricts the window of time in which you can legally file a lawsuit to pursue damages.

How the Lawyers at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff Can Help

The personal injury lawyers at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff have the knowledge and years of experience to correctly assess and evaluate your situation; provide ongoing advice and assistance, where needed; and take whatever actions necessary to get you the compensation you deserve.

These actions include:

  • Thoroughly investigating every aspect of your case
  • Filing the paperwork in a timely fashion
  • Helping you find a doctor who accepts no-fault insurance, so you are not charged for medical treatment before the conclusion of your case
  • Obtaining reports from your healthcare providers, so your case can be properly presented
  • Securing the services of our resources such as expert witnesses, if necessary
  • Arranging a loan, if you are in financial need

Additionally, while settling out of court is an option, it may not always our best interests. We strive to get you the maximum possible compensation needed for full recovery. If a company refuses to negotiate their offer, we will not hesitate to take them to court to pursue the compensation you deserve.

Schedule a consultation with us today. The initial consultation is free, and we operate on a contingency fee basis – there are no fees unless we win your case.