How A Personal Injury Attorney Can Help You

After a year of lockdowns, economic insecurity and the loss of loved one due to Covid 19, it’s terrifying to consider what new tragedies may await us down the road. With vaccinations on the rise, and the economy opening up, we’ll be out of the road more often for work, recreational activities and travel. This is something so welcome, but doesn’t come without a downside in increased amounts of accidents on the road. That’s why it’s important to have a relationship with a Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island and Bronx car accident attorney that you can call if you need assistance. More people out and about, always means more slip and fall, dog bites and other types of accidents caused by negligence. When tragedy strikes in the form on a serious or catastrophic injury from accident caused by somebody else, it’s important to know how a caring and compassionate Queens catastrophic injury attorney can help you regain your health and confidence. Wittenstein & Wittenstein has been helping victims of catastrophic injuries get a new lease on life for over sixty years. Call 718-261-8114 to schedule a free confidential consultation to find out how we can help you.

Queens Catastrophic Injury Attorney

Catastrophic injuries are life altering events that require substantial amounts of medical treatment, rehabilitation and accommodations to regain as much function as much physical and/or mental function as possible. Getting state of the art care is expensive, and an experienced catastrophic injury attorney can help you get the money you need to access these services. Most car insurance policies are the minimum state required $25,000 per person and $50,000 per incident, with $50,000 in “no-fault” coverage for medical bills, lost earnings and out of pocket expenses such as transportation and home health aids. This quickly exhausted for victims of catastrophic injuries, so it’s important to hire a Queens catastrophic injury attorney that knows how to think outside the box to find deep pocket. For example, an investigation can reveal that a broken traffic light, downed stop sign or pothole contributed to your accident, bringing the City of New York as a defendant. In other cases fault brakes, failed air bags, high center of gravity SUV or other defects in your vehicle may have contributed to causing the accident or caused your injuries to be more severe. In such cases a claim can be made against the car manufacturer.  Wittenstein is the Queens catastrophic injury attorney that people trust to help them in their time of need. Call 718-261-8114 for a free consultation.

Queens Brain Injury Attorney

One of the most tragic types of catastrophic injuries are traumatic brain injuries, knows as TBIs that are caused by car accidents, falls, construction accidents, faulty products and other causes. In addition to needing an attorney that knows how to collect the substantial monetary resources to heal as fully as possible, it’s also important to hire an attorney that is knowledgeable about brain injuries. These are the most common types of TBIs caused by accidents:

  • Concussions are caused by an impact to the head or a sudden movement back and forth or side to side. It’s not always possible to diagnose a concussion with imaging, so suspected concussions should still be treated. Symptoms include problems with concentration, memory loss, headaches and disorientation.
  • Brain contusions are bruises to the brain tissue that are caused by broken and leaking blood vessels. The bruises are blue in color and can cause swelling and can be caused at the site of impact (coup) or where the brain hits the skull (contre coup).  Symptoms include loss of consciousness, fatigue, confusion and agitation.
  • Penetrating brain injuries are when an objects pierces the brain through the skull. This can cause skin, hair and other objects to enter the brain, presenting a risk for infection. A very heavy force is required such as a high impact motor vehicle collision or gunshot.
  • Anoxic brain injuries is when lack of oxygen causes brain damage or death. It can be caused by a severe trauma in medical to medical causes such as a blood clot or stroke.

An experienced Queens brain injuries attorney is better able to negotiate and litigate a catastrophic injury case involving a brain injury due to their familiarity with the medical aspects of the case.  Call 718-261-8114 for a free consultation.

Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island and Bronx Car Accident Attorney

Wittenstein & Wittenstein is well known throughout New York City as the top personal injury law firm for catastrophic injuries, brain injuries, car accidents and many other types of cases. Call 718-261-8114 for a free consultation.

2021-03-22T09:28:22+00:00By |0 Comments

About the Author:

Alyce Wittenstein is a world class attorney, blogger and filmmaker. She began working at the firm in 1985 as a managing paralegal, learning all the practices and procedures of the firm from Mr. Wittenstein and the staff. From 1995-1998, she attended CUNY Law School where she made a mark as a teaching assistant for Civil Rights leader Haywood Burns. She founded a Human Rights Delegation to Haiti and studied Constitutional Law with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Working at the Equal Opportunity Employment Commision (EEOC), she learned a great deal about Employment Discrimination matters. She brought her knowledge of the Personal Injury practice and her passion for Civil Rights to the firm when she was admitted to the Bar in 1999. In 2000, she became a partner and the firm name was changed to Wittenstein & Wittenstein, Esqs. PC.

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