Automobile and Other Vehicular Accidents

What should I do if I am involved in a car accident?

When you are involved in an accident with another car or a truck, the first thing you must do is report the accident to your insurance company. You should also make sure that pictures are taken of the damage to your car.

What Should I do if I am Injured in a Car Accident?

You should also report the accident to your own insurance company right away, and have pictures taken of the damage to your car. If you are injured as a result of the accident, your own automobile insurance company will pay your medical bills incurred as a result of the accident under NY’s No Fault Insurance Law. This is the law marks even if you were the driver who caused the accident. It is important that you obtain No Fault Insurance Claim Forms from your own car insurance company as soon after the accident as possible to make sure that your medical bills are paid.

Do I Need a Lawyer If I am Injured in a Car Accident?

You should contact a lawyer who is experienced in handling personal injury claims as a result of any kind of accident. This is particular true if you are injured in a car accident because your own automobile insurance company is required to pay your medical bills. A lawyer can help you file the forms that are necessary to get your insurance company to pay your bills. There are strict time limits for you to file these forms, so it is important to consult with a lawyer as quickly as possible after your accident.

When Can I Bring a Claim or Lawsuit for Injuries I Sustain as a Result of a Car Accident?

In NYS you may make a claim for the Pain and Suffering you suffer from you have a serious injury. What constitutes a serious injury is complicated, so it is important to consult a lawyer quickly to find out your rights. An experienced lawyer can advise you right away whether you have a right to make a claim for the injuries you sustained after analysing how the accident happened and finding out how serious your injuries are, you may be.

Pedestrian Car Accidents

Hit by a car while crossing the street?

People crossing a street are run over by vehicles every day. Most people already know that if you are involved in an accident with another vehicle and are injured, your medical bills are paid by your own insurance company regardless of whose fault the accident is. This is the law in NYS, known as the No Fault Insurance Law. But who will pay your medical bills when you are at pedestrian hit by a vehicle?

Medical Bills paid by vehicle (car or Truck) that hit you.

When you are hit by a vehicle while crossing or walking along a street, the insurance company for the vehicle that hit you will pay your medical bills if you are injured. You do not have to submit your medical bills to your own health insurance company or your car insurance company, but you must report the accident to the company that insures the vehicle that hit you. That company will send you a three page form to fill out and send back. Your own insurance company can provide you with the name of the responsible insurance company and how to contact the company.

When can i make a claim when i am injured while walking across or along a street?

You may be entitled to compensation (known as damages) for the injuries you suffer as a result of a pedestrian accident. The same laws and rules apply to this kind of accident as apply to a collision between two or more vehicles. If you suffer a serious injury as a result of being hit by a vehicle, you are entitled to make a claim receive compensation for your injuries. If you are injured as a result of a pedestrian accident or a collision with another vehicle, you should contact a lawyer immediately to find out what your rights are.

If I am entitled to compensation for my injuries, how long will it take to get a settlement?

The answer to this question is difficult to predict. It is difficult to predict how long it may take for the responsible driver’s insurance company to settle your claim. What you need to do in order to move your claim along as quickly as possible is to retain a law firm that is experienced in handling personal injury lawsuits. Such firms deal with the insurance companies on a daily basis and can get your claim resolved as quickly as possible.
The lawyers and paralegals at GMP have dozens of years of experience in handling all kinds of personal injury claims and are ready to help you obtain the recovery you are entitled to.

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