Whether you were injured as a motorist, pedestrian, or bicyclist, the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP can help you recover compensation for your truck accident case. We understand the severity of these collisions, and we want to help you pursue financial recovery for your losses. A Glen Cove truck accident lawyer can explain the legal process and carry out your case’s requirements as necessary.
The cost of legal aid does not need to be a concern when you partner with us. The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP works on a contingency-fee-basis. To begin a no-obligation case review at no cost, call our office at (516) 358-6900.
You Typically Have Three Years to File Your Lawsuit
When it comes to filing an insurance claim with your own insurer, you must file a notice with the insurer no more than 30 days after the accident. However, you may be looking for compensation beyond what you are able to claim from your own policy—especially if your injuries were severe.
In the event that you need to do so, it is clear about how long you have to file a lawsuit. Per New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CVP) §214, you typically have three years from the date of your Glen Cove motor vehicle accident to file a lawsuit. We want to help you take legal action as soon as possible.
After this deadline expires, you may be unable to pursue compensation. Our team will do everything in its power to file your case in accordance with the state’s deadline. So at your earliest convenience, please contact us.
Our Goal Is to Pursue Compensation for You and Your Loved Ones
Following a truck accident, you may be experiencing many different losses. These losses, which may range from medical bills to lost wages, could be impacting your family’s finances. The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP wants to pursue a fair settlement for you and your family that covers the gamut of your losses.
Not only will we examine your current losses, but we will tabulate possible expenses for your future care. Some types of recoverable losses in your Glen Cove truck accident may include:
A truck accident can threaten your physical health and well-being. You may have needed surgery, medications, and counseling to help you get back on your feet. We can help you pursue financial recovery for these and other related expenses.
Pain and Suffering
Compensation for your truck accident losses may not only include your economic costs—it can include non-economic losses, as well. Pain and suffering is intended to compensate you for the hardship of your accident. Your lawyer can help you determine a value for your pain and suffering.
If you were seriously injured in a truck accident, you may have been unable to go to work or complete certain aspects of your job. Your lost wages, along with lost tips, bonuses, and benefits, can be included in your personal injury claim.
Loss of Future Earning Capacity
Your injuries may place long-term limitations on your ability to work certain jobs. We understand that being unable to work in your preferred field of employment can have several impacts on your life. We can pursue any harm to your earning capacity.
Truck accidents can cause broken bones, torn ligaments, traumatic brain injuries, and paralysis. These injuries can prevent you from going about your day-to-day life. If your truck accident left you with a permanent or long-term disability, you can recover compensation for this expense.
You could also seek financial recovery for assistive mobility devices and in-home modifications.
Costs Associated with Losing a Loved One
Truck accidents can be deadly—and can leave surviving family members with many losses. We can help you pursue compensation for the losses associated with your loved one’s passing, including:
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of parental guidance
- Loss of household benefits
- Your loved one’s medical bills
- Funeral and burial costs
Per New York Estates, Powers, and Trusts (EPT) §5-4.1, you usually have two years from the date of your loved one’s passing to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Your Glen Cove truck accident lawyer can explain whether any circumstances give you more or less time to take legal action. To get in touch with the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP and receive your free case review, call (516) 358-6900.
At-Fault and Liable Parties in Your Truck Accident Case
With the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP on your side, you do not have to worry about determining fault and liability for your losses. Our team will investigate the Glen Cove accident for you. In most instances, the at-fault party will be the truck driver, although it is possible that there may be additional parties at-fault.
The liable party in your case, though, will be the party responsible to pay for your losses. This party could be the truck driver’s employer, their insurer, or even a government municipality.
We will make our determinations regarding fault and liability based on the information we discover in your case. The accident report, photos of your vehicle’s damage, and your medical records will all be used to supplement your claim.
We Are Ready to Manage Your Case
A Glen Cove truck accident lawyer from our team can help you resolve your personal injury case. We are determined to stand by your side regardless of how your case develops. To contact a team member from the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, call (516) 358-6900.
For a free legal consultation with a truck accidents lawyer serving Glen Cove, call 516-358-6900