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Car Accidents in New York Can Pose a Serious Problem, but You’ve Got Experts on Your Side

If you’ve driven to New York and are the unfortunate victim of someone else’s negligence, you’re not alone. Although most drivers in New York are safe drivers, many accidents occur every year because of negligent driving, whether it be because someone is driving under the influence, speeding, or talking/texting on a cell phone while driving. There are other causes of negligent driving as well, to be sure, but the bottom line is that if you’ve been the victim of a negligent driver in New York City, you’ve probably sustained injuries, perhaps serious ones, and you now have to recover.

If you’re trying to fight the offending party’s insurance company to make them pay you damages or to compensate you for your pain and suffering, medical bills, and so forth, you may find yourself beating your head against the proverbial brick wall – until now. Fortunately, New York car accident attorneys can successfully litigate car accidents on your behalf, so that you can focus on your recovery.

How will Suffolk personal injury attorneys help you?

The first thing your attorney will do for you is to review your case carefully. How do you get the ball rolling? You pay a visit to an experienced Suffolk personal injury attorney and ask him or her to review your case. The initial consultation is free, and you won’t pay anything simply to have your case reviewed.

If your case is found to be valid, in that you have indeed been the victim of a driver’s negligence such that you are now experiencing pain and suffering, loss of wages, medical bills, and other negative fallout as a result of your accident, your Suffolk personal injury lawyer will agree to take your case on, on what’s called “contingency.” This means that your lawyer doesn’t claim anything upfront for compensation. If you win, your lawyer will claim a small portion of your winnings as compensation, but if you lose, you will owe your lawyer nothing.

Nothing to lose, and so much to gain

There’s no risk to you if you hire a Suffolk personal injury lawyer to represent you in your case. Your lawyer has the expertise to fight for you, fairly. If your case is such that your lawyer thinks a settlement would be your best option, he or she will go to bat for you to get you the most compensation possible. However, if the offending party’s insurance company is not willing to settle fairly, your New York personal injury lawyer will have no qualms whatsoever about going after them in court. Your case will be heard by a jury if necessary, so that again, you’ll get the fair compensation you deserve.

Much less to worry about

Although it’s understandable that you will still be worried about your case as it wends its way through the court system, you’ll have much less to worry about with such professional representation on your side. Your Suffolk personal injury lawyer will do most of the work (and worrying) for you, so that you can simply focus on your recovery.