banner

Jeff S. Korek Discusses Border & Immigration Issues with Congressman Gonzalez

Jeff S. Korek Discusses Border & Immigration IssuesJeff S. Korek, senior trial partner at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. was invited to attend “An Evening with Bill Gates” on June 27, 2018. The event was part of the National Library of Congress * series of lectures. Mr. Korek and his wife Jolie joined Congressman Vicente Gonzalez at the Library of Congress dialogue with Bill Gates. They discussed the controversial issues concerning the US southern border and immigration.

This was not the first time Mr. Korek has pursued immigration rights in the U.S. Jeff is active in discussing and meeting with Congressmen and others who are active in the border wall and immigration battle. Mr. Korek, and the rest of the team at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., continue to fight for the rights of immigrants who often unaware that they have most of the same legal protections as Americans when it comes to pursuing their rights when injured as a result of the wrongdoing of others

The Illegal Immigrant’s Right to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Most undocumented immigrants have the misconception that they do not have the right to file a personal injury claim after getting seriously injured in an accident caused by someone else. This is not true.

Any individual, regardless of their immigration status, who is injured in an accident generally has the legal right to file a personal injury claim. This is especially true in cases where the injuries result in serious or even fatal injuries to the victim.

Undocumented residents like other documented immigrants and U.S. citizens, have the right to file a personal injury claim for:

  • Past and future medical bills
  • Loss of future earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional and mental trauma
  • Any other expenses that is are related to the accident

The Fear of Filing Suit

In some cases, even if the undocumented resident is aware of their right to file a personal injury lawsuit, they may still not do so because of the fear of being “outed” as an “illegal “ and risking deportation .

This may be a valid concern and should be addressed with an experienced injury attorney. But it must be clarified that it is the right of injured accident victims to file personal injury claim if they have been harmed by another party’s negligence or recklessness. The ultimate decision will be theirs to make. However, at least they should know that they have an option.

Call a New York Personal Injury Attorney Today

If you or a loved one is an undocumented immigrant and have suffered injuries in an accident that was caused by the reckless actions of another party, you may have a valid personal injury claim and be entitled to monetary compensation regardless of your immigration status.

For more information or to consult with one of our experienced New York injury accident attorneys, please call Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. at 1-800-529-9997.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Client Testimonials

From beginning to end we were comfortable with the team at GLK. Thank you Mr. Gersowitz (Ed) for obtaining a settlement out of court.
Donna L. S.
I was injured in 2011 and spent nearly 8 years with Ed Gersowitz and Jeff Korek. Their professionalism and care was beyond. The process was long and at times exhausting but Ed. Jeff and their team made me feel comfortable and in great hands. I can't thank them enough and would highly recommend GLK to all. Thank you for all your help!read more
Jeremy N.
A few years ago I was misdiagnosed and nearly ended up becoming a quadriplegic. Three spinal fusions followed. I asked my sister, a top D.C. lawyer, to find the name of the best personal injury lawyer in NYC, and I was referred to Jeff Korek of Gersowitz Libo and Korek. It was a tough time for me, but Jeff and Irene were great and helped me through it every step of the way. They were compassionate, understanding and very accommodating, yet professional and always with their fingers on the pulse. They really care about the welfare of their clients, and not just money driven. When I was unable to travel, Jeff came to me, and I live an hour from the city. This firm is well known, well established, and has earned the respect and credibility among its peers. I highly recommend the firm of Gersowitz Libo and Korek without hesitation and, in fact, I already have. My thanks go out to the entire team for a better than expected outcome!!! They get a 5 out of 5 stars from me!!read more
Mary S.
I am giving this law firm 6 out of six thumbs up. Very professional very personal and compassionate staff. From the Attorneys to the staff they were all...
Anthony C.
Thank you to the team at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, and especially to our wonderful attorney Anthony Makarov. Mr. Makarov was our trial attorney who took our...
Amy L.
La mejor firma de abogados, muy profesionales, excelentes persona, todo el tiempo estuvieron pendientes de mi y mis necesidades, estoy muy agradecida con ellos.
Maricela O.
Jeff and Michael are both very professional and helpful towards my case. I would like to thank the team and Irene, the assistant, for all their help despite the length of time that the case took. They took a lot of care and were patient with answering any inquiries that I had.read more
Cindy C.
section start
Need Help with an Injury? We're Here to Help. Contact Us Today:
  • NEW YORK OFFICE
    111 Broadway, Suite 1204
    New York, NY 10006
    Phone: (212) 385-4410
    Toll-free: (800) 529-9997
    Fax: (212) 385-4417
    Leave Us A Review : revmap
    nj
  • NEW JERSEY OFFICE Recognized as one of the leading personal injury law firms in the New Jersey, Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. has recovered tens of millions of dollars for our clients in New York and New Jersey.
    157 Engle Street
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    Phone:(201) 541-8540
    Toll-free: (800) 529-9997
    Fax: (201) 541-8565
    Leave Us A Review : rev-map
    ny
f
t
korek-buttonX