Motor Vehicle

Personal Injury Attorney Serving The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan & New York City Areas


We are all vulnerable to negligent drivers when we get behind the wheel. While there is nothing we can do to control their actions, we can take steps to help ensure our safety in an accident. Buckling up is one of the most important safety choices that drivers and passengers can make.

Winter can test even the most skilled and cautious drivers. Many weather-related car accidents happen on snowy, icy, or slushy roads. Driving conditions may be even worse during periods of snowfall because it is often difficult to see, and your windshield can quickly become iced over.

Manhattan with Brooklyn Bridge trafficTraffic collisions can happen any time of the year. However, it may surprise you to learn that they are more common during the summer, hitting their peak in the month of August.

Not everyone who uses the road is in a motor vehicle. Whether you are walking, jogging, or biking, there is always a risk of being hit by a negligent driver. If you or a loved one have sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident in New York City, experienced personal injury lawyer Reid B. Wissner can help you get the compensation you deserve.

Types of Compensation

In personal injury cases, there are different types of compensation you can receive. These are called damages.

Although drivers are most commonly at-fault in wrecks involving pedestrians, there are some cases in which the pedestrian may be responsible. If a pedestrian is proven to be primarily responsible for your accident, you may be able to seek compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.