If you get into a rear-end auto accident, you may try to dismiss your fears and pretend everything is fine with your condition. However, you should not take signs of a serious injury lightly. Instead, you should seek medical attention right away and meet with an experienced New York City car accident lawyer to learn about your right to pursue just compensation. To learn more about rear-end accidents and how we can help you through each step of the claims process ahead, get in touch with Zlotolow & Associates, P.C., today. For more than two decades, we have helped injured people throughout New York. We will work fast to protect your rights, gather evidence and pursue maximum compensation for you.
The driver in the rear typically causes a rear-end collision. In most cases, the driver fails to keep a safe distance from the driver in the front, or “tailgates” the car. Collisions occur when the front driver must stop at a stop sign or traffic light, or when the driver slows down to make a turn. If the rear driver followed too closely, the driver may have no way to avoid a collision.
Rear-end accidents also occur where the rear driver:
Don’t be fooled, though. The lead driver can also be to blame for the crash. For example, the driver in front can cause an accident when the driver:
In a complex case such as a chain reaction crash, more than one person may be at fault for your injuries. Your case could require bringing claims against several parties. A skilled and experienced car accident lawyer at Zlotolow & Associates will get to work right away on your case, determine how your crash happened, and identify everyone who should be held responsible.
Our representation of you will be a true team effort. Our office has many experienced staff members, from paralegals to investigators. We will all be committed to pursuing maximum compensation for your injuries.
A wide range of injuries can occur in rear-end accidents. It does not matter whether the crash occurred at a low speed. Some of the most common types of injuries that our law firm has seen among victims of these crashes are:
Your attorney from Zlotolow & Associates will carefully investigate your case to determine all of your possible options. For instance, you may be able to go beyond personal injury protection (PIP) benefits and pursue compensation through the at-fault driver’s liability insurance. We can demand a settlement from the other driver’s insurance company. If necessary, we file a lawsuit and take your case to trial. Our attorneys know how to get results for our clients.
We will never leave you in the dark about the status of your case. We will always be available to answer your questions and talk about the progress of your claim.
Additionally, our office routinely helps clients with their property damage claims. After all, if you have no vehicle, it can be difficult to move on with your life or to get to doctor’s appointments. We take pride in the exceptional service that we provide to each and every one of our clients.
For more than two decades, the attorneys of Zlotolow & Associates have fought for injured New Yorkers. Our aggressive trial lawyers will not settle your case for less than it is worth just so we can quickly move on to the next client. We will fight for maximum compensation for you.
Additionally, our law firm will not charge you anything to get started on your case. We will collect legal fees only if and when we recover compensation for you. Contact us now to schedule your confidential free consultation through our offices in Manhattan or Sayville.