Injured In a Pedestrian Accident? We Can Help!
Pedestrian accidents in New York are all too common. Unfortunately, many drivers fail to yield the right of way to pedestrians, resulting in serious accidents. According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, approximately 16,500 pedestrian related automobile accidents were reported in 2013. More than 340 of these accidents resulted in fatalities.
If you or a loved one was seriously injured as a pedestrian, the attorneys at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. can help. We have successfully represented thousands of injured victims for over 25 years. We are aggressive, yet compassionate, in fighting for the rights of our clients when they are injured in pedestrian accidents caused by the negligence or recklessness of other parties.
The streets of New York are notoriously crowded with busy pedestrians and frustrated motorists trying to maneuver the roads. Such frustration all too often results in a pedestrian-related accident that can cause serious injuries to the victims.
Below is a list of common causes of motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians:
Regardless of what caused your pedestrian accident, our law firm is ready to protect your legal rights. We have recovered over $750 million for our injured clients. Our successful track record of helping people injured in pedestrian accidents in both New York and New Jersey areas demonstrates our hard work and dedication to holding the responsible parties accountable for your injuries and damage.
The extent of the injuries suffered by a pedestrian involved in a motor vehicle accident can be catastrophic. Victims often need extensive and expensive medical treatment and rehabilitation to care for their injuries. Such care can significantly impact the victim’s financial livelihood.
At Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., we will fight to protect your legal rights and help you obtain compensation for any expenses related to your accident. When necessary, we will consult with medical economists and life care planners to determine the full extent of the injuries you have suffered. Depending on the specific facts of your case, you may be entitled to various types of compensation, including:
Even the slightest impact by a motor vehicle can seriously injure a pedestrian. The massive weight of even the smallest car is no match for the delicate frame of a human body. Some of the most common injuries suffered by pedestrians in automobile related accidents include:
The cost associated with such injuries can be significant. The NYC attorneys at our law firm sympathize with our injured clients and will aggressively fight to help obtain the financial compensation they are entitled to for the injuries they have suffered.
Steps to Take After a Pedestrian Accident
The steps you take immediately following an accident can directly impact the outcome of your personal injury claim. Below are some important steps you should take if you were injured as a pedestrian in an automobile accident:
It is best to address all of the above issues as soon as possible after a pedestrian accident. If you were not able to do some of these, we will take the necessary steps to ensure that your legal rights are well protected.
You Need an Experienced New York Pedestrian Accident Attorney
If you or someone you know has been injured in a pedestrian accident in New York or New Jersey, the attorneys at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. can help you obtain the full compensation that you deserve. We understand that getting injured in a pedestrian accident can be a traumatic experience. We are here to help, both legally and emotionally.
Call Us Today
The most important step in handling your pedestrian accident claim is to contact the NYC pedestrian accident lawyers at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. For more information or to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys, please us call at (212) 385-4410.