New York Personal Injury Liability
Who is at fault for your accident?
When an accident happens, one of the most important aspects of the claim
process is determining who is at fault. The person at fault is the one
who will be liable for the damages that occurred in the accident. Sometimes,
in an accident, more than one individual can be at fault. Thus, it is
important that you hire an experienced personal injury lawyer in Brooklyn
to represent you in your New York
personal injury lawsuit.
We will discuss your case with you in a complimentary
How Insurance Companies Determine Negligence
When you make a claim for personal injuries, there will be another person
or company that you are claiming caused your injuries with their careless
or negligent actions. Whether it was an
auto accident, a
work accident, or some other type of accident, the adverse party will most likely have
an insurance policy. This means that you will be negotiating with the
insurance company for a settlement for your injuries. Insurance companies
spend a great deal of time investigating your claim to determine who is
at fault. Insurance companies have teams of investigators and adjusters
who are trained to minimize your settlement, and they will often try to
do so by claiming that you are partially or totally at fault for your
Let Us Help You Stand Up To Providers
When personal injury liability in question, there are many ways in which
a personal injury lawyer can help you. There are usually two different
versions of how an accident happens. Sometimes, liability for an accident
can become very complicated. In some accidents, more than one person can
injure you when their actions combine to create a dangerous situation.
What if one car strikes another, which causes them to strike you? What
if the insurance company is arguing that you are 25% at fault? Multiple
tortfeasor and joint tortfeasor situations can get complicated quickly
– an experienced personal injury attorney will help you navigate
the process and make sure that you receive a settlement that is fair.
There are specific rules for New York auto accident claims. New York is
called a no-fault state, but that doesn’t mean that no one is liable
for your injuries. What it means is that your auto insurance will pay
your medical bills up to a certain amount regardless of who is at fault.
If the other driver is at fault, your insurance premiums will not increase
even though your insurance company is paying your medical bills. Your
pain and suffering claim, however, will be paid for by the insurance company
for the driver that hit you. As you can see, negotiating with and corresponding
with both insurance companies can be complicated and difficult. Let Belushin
Law Firm handle your bodily injury liability claim for you.
Take the first step in your pursuit of justice and
contact our dedicated firm today!