This Tuesday, January 24, a pedestrian suffered personal injuries in Staten Island, in an accident caused by a collision with a vehicle crossing the intersection of Jersey Street and Victory Boulevard. The incident occurred at approximately 9:00 a.m. and soon after law enforcement authorities arrived on the scene to assess the incident.
The victim sustained numerous injuries and was immediately transported to the nearest hospital where he received appropriate care from medical personnel. According to the latest reports, the injuries were not serious and the victim’s life was not in danger.
In these types of situations, it is essential that the victim can rely on the support of a team of personal injury lawyers, who will guide them through the appropriate legal path to claim benefits to which their case may apply, depending on the magnitude of the injuries and damages suffered.
Were you a victim of a pedestrian accident in New York? At Nonna Shikh Law, we have the legal solution you need. Our team can help you defend every one of your rights as a victim so that you can receive millions in compensation for your injuries. Call us now, or schedule an appointment to receive the quality attention you deserve.
What to do when in a pedestrian accident
Pedestrian accidents, as well as other accidents that can result in sustaining significant personal injuries, must be handled immediately, following a process that can ensure the victim has access to every benefit offered by the law.
In the case of a collision with a vehicle, such as the Staten Island incident, it is imperative that immediate medical assistance be requested, as well as the presence of law enforcement authorities at the scene. In this way, it will be possible to have both a medical report describing the victim’s state of health and a police report detailing the characteristics of the accident.
Both documents will be important at the time of claiming the benefits that the victim deserves, such as a million-dollar compensation that could possibly cover a great part of the expenses caused by the accident.
What are my rights as a victim of a pedestrian accident?
When a person is a victim of a pedestrian accident, the lack of knowledge of their rights can cause them to lose the opportunity to receive a great number of benefits, which are their rights according to the law.
As a victim of a pedestrian accident, you have the right to act with a team of accident attorneys who will keep you informed step by step, until achieving the best results.
Likewise, the law gives you the right to claim a million-dollar compensation, which will help you recover from many of the expenses that arose from the accident, including medical care and possible material damages caused by the accident.
Expenses that can be covered by a pedestrian accident personal injury settlement
A pedestrian accident compensation can cover a wide range of expenses, as long as they have resulted as a consequence of the accident suffered.
Some of the main expenses covered by pedestrian accident compensation are:
- Medical care
- Prescription drugs
- Clinical studies
- Ambulance transfers
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Material expenses
- Pain and suffering
In order to claim each of these payments, our team of accident lawyers can help you gather all the necessary evidence to give weight to your statements and ensure your rights are met before any legal instance.
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At Nonna Shikh Law, we fight for your rights as a victim.
Cases like the one that occurred in Staten Island on January 24, happen every day and in different magnitudes. If you are a victim of a personal injury as a pedestrian in New York, our attorneys are prepared to defend your rights and achieve your financial recovery in record time.
With our support, you can count on a team of top-notch attorneys ready to fight for the enforcement of your rights as a victim. Call us now, or schedule an appointment now so you can learn how we can represent you.
The team of writers of Nonna Shikh is made up of a group of lawyers specialized in personal injury, traffic, construction and slip and fall cases. Each member of the team has extensive experience in their area of specialization and is committed to providing the best defense and compensation to their clients in New York City.