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Children Safety has always been a top priority in New York City and across the United States. As accidents can happen at any time we must take all possible precautions to keep our children safe on New York city roads. Despite these efforts, children still get injured in accidents on the road quite frequently. When this happens, it’s important to get prompt medical attention at an emergency room and legal advice from an experienced Queens child injury attorney. At Wittenstein & Wittenstein we’ve seen what traffic accidents can do to children and we’re keenly aware of what can be done to help prevent them. One of the most important steps is to [...]
If you’ve been injured on or near a construction site, you may be entitled to monetary damages for your out of pocket medical expenses, lost earnings, pain, suffering and mental anguish. Construction sites are dangerous and there are many laws, regulations and customs that must be followed to ensure the safety of workers, bystanders and guests on the site. When an accident occurs, the legal options can be very complex, so it’s important to speak to an experienced NYC construction accident lawyer as soon as possible. Is Workers Compensation an Exclusive Remedy? The lion’s share of victims of construction accidents are workers on the site. New York law prohibits most lawsuits by [...]
Most health care providers are highly trained, competent and provide high quality care to their patients. Unfortunately, some health care providers are less diligent or become distracted due to personal issues, health problems or other issues. When a provider makes a mistake that causes serious harm to a patient, it’s called medical malpractice. Victims of medical malpractice are entitled to collect compensation for their out-of-pocket medical expenses, past and future lost earnings, retraining expenses, rehabilitation services, pain, suffering and mental anguish. If you’ve had a bad result from a medical procedure, you should speak to an experienced Queens medical malpractice attorney about making a claim. Who Can be Sued for Medical [...]
If you’ve sustained a traumatic brain injury, the financial solvency of your entire family is at risk. High out of pocket medical expenses, lost earnings and the reduced productivity of the family members that take care of you can result in the inability to pay your bills. That’s why it’s important to hire the best accident attorney in Queens to investigate and prosecute a personal injury claim against the people that caused your injuries. Wittenstein & Wittenstein is the Queens brain injuries attorney that’s been helping people collect the highest possible amount of compensation for over sixty years. Call us at 718-261-8114 for a free consultation. Any type of accident can [...]
In New York State, there are specific requirements for the amount and type of insurance you must have in order to register your vehicle. In addition, there are things you must do to protect your coverage after an accident, such as promptly reporting the accident to your insurance company. Prompt reporting does require you to call your insurance company immediately, and whatever you tell them could be used to deny benefits. That’s why it’s a good idea to speak to the best Queens accident lawyers before you call. An experienced Queens and Brooklyn traffic accident attorney can advise you on speaking to your insurance company truthfully without minimizing the value of your [...]
If you’ve been seriously injured in any type of accident, it’s prudent to schedule a consultation with an experienced Queens accident to determine whether you have a claim against the responsible parties. The best Queens and Brooklyn car accident attorneys can advise you on whether your injuries are serious enough to meet New York State law and whether the negligent acts of the other driver are provable. You may have questions about your property damage, lost earnings, out of pocket medical expenses and other concerns, so it’s a good idea to put together a list of questions to ensure that all the issues are addressed. These are some of the topics [...]
Every day we see more new buildings being built all over New York City. This recent increase in construction means that more accidents can be expected for workers, guests and nearby pedestrians. In 2022, there were more than 750 construction accidents reported in New York City. There are several basic types of construction accidents that can cause serious permanent injuries to victims: Slip & Fall Electrical Shock Hit by Falling Objects Crushed or caught in-between machinery Exposure to toxic substances Forklift and Crane accidents Fire and explosions Determining Who is Responsible The best NYC construction accident lawyers know how to thoroughly investigate these accidents to determine who is responsible and what [...]