Millions of people walk around the streets of New York every day to go to work, run errands, and to see the sights. Unfortunately, drivers do not always look out for pedestrians and as a result there are a number of devastating accidents every year. Pedestrian accidents in New York require an experienced personal injury attorney to handle the claim and secure full compensation for victims. At the Law Offices of Justin D. Brandel, our top tier legal professionals are ready to provide you with zealous legal advocacy after a pedestrian accident. Call or contact the office to schedule an evaluation of your case today.
Regardless of the cause, after a pedestrian accident, there are steps that you should take to preserve your case. Seek immediate medical care for diagnosis and treatment of your injuries. Obtain copies of any accident or police report about the crash and get the contact information of the driver involved. If possible, take photos and videos of the scene of the accident, including all injuries and other damage inflicted by the negligent driver. If there were witnesses to the accident, obtain their contact information, as well. Keep a record of your medical progress and setbacks in addition to all receipts regarding your care and lost wages. Finally, seek legal representation from an experienced pedestrian accident attorney who can skillfully advocate on your behalf with insurance companies and in court.
Medical bills for these types of injury can quickly skyrocket into the tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. You need a knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorney who understands the full value of your claim and will not settle for anything less than what your case is truly worth.