In New York City, there are a large number of buses on the roads, including tour buses, city buses, and school buses. Unfortunately, it is relatively common for these buses to be involved in collisions. If you’ve been involved in a bus accident, you may be approached by an insurance company offering a settlement. However, it usually in your best interest to contact a NYC bus accident lawyer before accepting anything.
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People are injured in car accidents every day, often due to the negligence of another driver. When only two vehicles are involved, it can be fairly straightforward to pinpoint who is liable. However, in accidents involving multiple vehicles, liability can become more complex.
New York personal injury lawyer Reid B. Wissner discusses what you should do if you are hit by a car in a pedestrian accident. Along with your right to file a lawsuit, you should know that you are entitled to medical expenses and lost earnings through the at-fault motorist's insurance. Contact Mr. Wissner at 212-406-9288to schedule your free legal consultation.
The second leading cause of injury related hospitalizations in New York is car accidents, following only slip and fall accidents. While some car crashes occur due to circumstances outside of the driver's control, often these crashes are preventable as long as you drive safely.