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Many people wonder how they will cover their medical bills, property damage, and lost wages after a car accident. Determining NYC car accident liability can be difficult, but a New York car accident lawyer from the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers can help.
Since 2007, our team has fought hard to secure the compensation our clients deserve after being injured because of someone else’s negligence. We can answer any questions you have about car accident liability and how to recover fair compensation for your injuries. Contact or call us today at (212) 564 2800 for a free consultation.
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For over 25 years, the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers has helped car accident victims recover meaningful compensation after a car accident. Our lead attorney, Jay S. Knispel, is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a member of the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also earned some of the largest verdicts and settlements in New York, New York.
If you were injured in a car accident, our New York City car accident lawyer can help with your claim by:
As a former insurance defense attorney, Jay S. Knispel knows how to prepare claims and demand top dollar for them. Contact us today for your free case consultation.
New York State is considered a no-fault state for car accidents. In New York, you are required to carry PIP insurance. After an accident, you make a claim with this insurance rather than against the at-fault party, regardless of who was at fault. New York requires you to maintain this insurance, which pays up to $50,000 per person under a basic no-fault coverage policy to the driver, all passengers in your car, and any pedestrians injured by your car.
No-fault insurance benefits provide coverage, up to policy limits, for the following:
In addition to no-fault coverage, drivers in New York are also required to maintain minimum liability coverage for any claim filed against them due to an accident they cause in the following amounts:
An experienced car accident lawyer can review the various insurance policies that apply to your case and explain your options for financial recovery.
New York law allows car accident victims to recover compensation or economic losses that are over their no-fault benefits. They can also recover non-economic damages if they suffer a serious injury in the accident, which is defined as:
If you can prove you suffered a serious injury according to the above definition and the other driver was responsible for the accident, you can recover compensation for your pain and suffering, other non-economic damages, and your economic losses.
Fault may be proven through strong evidence, such as:
An experienced NYC car accident lawyer can identify, gather, and preserve evidence to help establish liability in your car accident case.
Proving negligence in a car accident can be challenging, but your odds increase when you work with a lawyer experienced in dealing with matters related to NYC car accident liability.
The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers can investigate the wreck, help gather compelling evidence, and demand the compensation you deserve. Contact or call us today at (212) 564 2800 for a free consultation with our experienced NYC car accident attorney.
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