For more than 40 years, Licatesi Law Group, LLP, with offices in Uniondale and Brooklyn, has represented New Yorkers in auto accident claims, pursuing damages for medical bills, pain and suffering and lost wages. Our attorneys have helped clients in the Bronx and throughout the New York metro area obtain fair settlements and court verdicts totaling more than $100 million. You can rely on our knowledgeable advice and tireless advocacy when we handle your claim.
Serious and even deadly crashes are all too common in the Bronx. Whether on expressways such as the Cross Bronx and Major Deegan or smaller roads, they may be caused by irresponsible or careless drivers. Typical accidents on these highways and other Bronx roadways include:
If you’ve been injured in any of these types of accidents, or you’re a pedestrian struck by a car on a Bronx roadway, we understand the difficult road to recovery you may face and are dedicated to seeking damages that fully account for the harm you’ve suffered. We carefully investigate the facts of your accident by collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses and consulting with accident reconstructionists and medical experts to bolster your claim.
New York is a no-fault auto insurance state and also follows a comparative negligence standard. That means you must first seek compensation through your auto insurance company for medical expenses, lost wages and other losses. If you share blame for the accident, however, your damage award will be reduced by your percentage of fault.
If your suffer severe injuries, you may be able to bring a personal injury claim against the at-fault party, which could entitle you to additional compensation. In New York, injuries that are considered severe include those that cause:
The severity of your injury will affect the level of compensation your attorney seeks on your behalf. If you suffer paralysis, blindness or some other permanent injury that affects your ability to earn income, the loss of future income can be calculated as part of your total damages. If you suffer from chronic pain, that may affect the damages you could recover for pain and suffering.
Our personal injury lawyers have handled claims for a range of serious injuries, including spinal damage, bone fractures, internal organ damage, scarring and disfigurement, and brain injuries. We work with medical experts to prove the permanent, serious nature of your injury and its effects on your long-term prognosis. Insurance companies often downplay the severity of injuries to avoid big payouts, but we will negotiate and, if needed, go to trial prepared with accurate medical assessments and realistic costs.
The lawyers at Licatesi Law Group, LLP fight to obtain the compensation that Bronx car accident victims like you deserve. Call 516-227-2662 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation at our Brooklyn or Uniondale office.
Over One Billion in Verdicts, Settlements and Awards for Our Clients
Plaintiff sustained a series of fractures and other injuries to the right shin, heel and foot, requiring nailing of the right tibia with two proximal and two distal locking bolts, ultimately resulting in below-the-knee amputation
Infant plaintiff sustained encephalopathy as result of DPT vaccination administered by NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation.
Plaintiff was involved in a car accident resulting in multiple disc herniations requiring percutaneous fluoroscopic-guided epidural treatment and lumbar fusion laminectomy.
47 year old male police officer injured as a result of surgical malpractice by an orthopedic surgeon resulting in an inability to work and permanent impairment of gait.
Wrongful death case settled at the Appellate level, 44-year-old husband and father drowned while swimming in a municipal pool.
69 year old female with underlying osteoporosis and preexisting spinal degeneration awarded as a result of a motor vehicle accident causing an acute T12 fracture of her spine.
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