Why are Stretch Limos ‘unsafe’?

After the tragic limousine accident on October 7th, resulting in the death of 20 people in upstate New York, the safety of stretch limos have come to the forefront. This is especially so, following the limousine accident 3 years prior where 4 women, including a bride-to-be, died. So what is it about stretch limousines that render them a potential safety hazard?

Here are some safety concerns pertaining to […]

2018-10-16T17:27:44+00:00By |0 Comments

When to Call a Car Crash Lawyer?

You should call a car crash lawyer if you are injured in an accident.  It might not be clear how serious your injuries are right after an accident, but an experienced car crash attorney can advise you about steps to take to preserve your rights.  For example, a car crash lawyer is likely to suggest that you take the ambulance to the hospital to be checked out - you could be in a state of shock and the injuries might be worse than you think.  A car crash attorney will also suggest that you file for "no-fault benefits" so your medical bills will be paid, because a car crash lawyer knows that the deadlines are short.  A car crash attorney will also recommend how to best handle your property damage claim, should there be damage to a vehicle.  

2018-07-25T14:20:17+00:00By |0 Comments

What I Should I Do Immediately After a Car Accident?



Queens Car Accident Lawyer, Wittenstein & Wittenstein has been helping victims of car accidents for over 60 years.  We know that even though more than six million car accidents happen each year, it still comes as a shock when it happens to you. It is an […]

2018-07-21T14:16:20+00:00By |0 Comments

Why Can’t I Get a Personal Injury Lawyer to Take My Case?

Most personal injury cases are handled with a contingency fee.  This means that the personal injury lawyer is laying out the money to prosecute the case, only getting paid when there is a settlement or a verdict.  Some types of personal injury cases require a very large investment in time and money, so these cases need to be a "slam dunk" on both liability and damages before an attorney will be willing to make an investment. 

2018-07-19T12:31:47+00:00By |0 Comments

What Happens If I Get Into an Accident While Driving a Company Car?

Although you should generally always follow these steps after a car accident, in the case of an accident involving a company car, what happens next largely depends on whether or not you were driving the car while in the course of employment.

2018-07-17T16:22:19+00:00By |0 Comments

What Should I Do If I Get Into an Accident While Out-of-State?

Every state has their own requirements for automobile coverage, along with their own laws pertaining to pursuing a claim after a motor vehicle accident. However you should still follow the same initial steps you would take in your home state, if involved in an accident while traveling beyond state borders.

2018-07-19T12:32:37+00:00By |0 Comments

How Do My Medical Bills Get Paid If I am Hit by a Car?

New York City No-Fault Lawyers know how to get your bills paid when you are hit by a car.   If you have insurance information for the car that hit you, your medical bills will usually be paid by the insurance company for that vehicle under their "no-fault" coverage. 

2018-07-19T12:31:48+00:00By |0 Comments

What is No-Fault Insurance?

No-Fault Insurance is the commonly used term for NY's mandatory coverage for traffic accidents that covers medical bills, lost earning and out-pocket-expenses. They are filing deadlines and other requirements that must be met. If you've had a traffic accident, call Wittenstein & Wittenstein for a FREE CONSULTATION - NO WIN, NO FEE - we'll take care of everything for you so you can concentrate on your health. Call 718-261-8114 for an appointment.

2018-07-19T13:37:16+00:00By |0 Comments

What Should I Do After a Car Accident?

If you are wondering “what should I do after a car accident,?” here are some simple steps:Check the medical condition for yourself and all occupants of the vehicle. Call 911. Use your phone to take a photo of the other driver’s identification, insurance information and phone number. Get the names and numbers for witnesses, if any. Take pictures of the scene and both vehicles. Take the ambulance to the hospital with all occupants. Call Wittenstein & Wittenstein at 718-261-8114.  It’s a good idea to keep your lawyer’s card in your wallet in case you have an accident.

2018-07-19T12:28:11+00:00By |0 Comments