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July 2018 - Find Injury Law

Brooklyn car accidents kills 1, injures others

Find Injury Law | Friday, July 27, 2018 in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death

Legal protections are available for victims of negligent drivers and their families. A fatal car accident in Brooklyn recently claimed the life of one man and injured two others. The accident occurred when a SUV travelling the wrong direction collided with another vehicle. A 27-year old passenger in the vehicle that was hit by the wrong-way driver was killed in the accident. Another passenger, a 29-year old woman, was injured, and the driver of the vehicle that was struck, a...

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Help for victims of car accidents

Find Injury Law | Friday, July 20, 2018 in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury

Knowing what damages victims may be able to claim following a car accident is useful to help them through the recovery process. In addition to damages for medical expenses, damages for lost wages, lost earning capacity and pain and suffering damages may be available to injured victims through a personal injury claim for damages. Personal injury damages can help victims navigate the recovery process. Victims of car accidents may suffer a wide range of damages from cuts, bruises and broken bones...

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Filing a car insurance claim: The dos and don’ts

Find Injury Law | Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Being part of a motor vehicle accident, regardless of the severity, has the potential to alter your life in many ways. Even if you're part of a minor fender bender, you'll still need to contact your insurance company and work with them to have the damage repaired. In the event of a more serious car accident, such as one in which you suffer an injury, you'll have even more challenges to contend with. When filing a car insurance claim, here are...

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Who is to blame for pedestrian accidents?

Find Injury Law | Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Walking is one of the most common modes of transportation for Brooklyn residents, whether they walk to work or just down the street to the subway. With so many pedestrians on the road, their safety should be a top priority. However, nearly 50 pedestrians are killed in accidents every year; many more are seriously injured. To prevent these accidents, it can be helpful to know why they happen in the first place. Below, we examine some of the more common...

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Medical malpractice basics and help for victims

Find Injury Law | Friday, July 13, 2018 in Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a broad category of harms referring to circumstances when a medical error or negligent medical care provider has caused harm to the victim. Patients should be able to trust in the medical care and treatment they receive but one study reports that medical malpractice is the third leading causing of the death in the United States. Medical malpractice refers to when a doctor, medical care professional or medical care facility, such as a hospital, provides care that falls...

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Four-year-old girl killed by hit-and-run driver in parking lot

Find Injury Law | Thursday, July 5, 2018 in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death

Commercial parking lots are not generally considered to be the likely scene of a serious motor vehicle, but in the crowded commercial areas of Bushwick in Brooklyn, vehicles and pedestrians move in close proximity to one another. Occasionally, they come into contact with each other, and death or serious injuries are the result. A recent pedestrian-vehicle accident in a laundromat parking lot resulted in the death of a young girl and serious injuries to her mother. According to police and...

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