Bronx Car Accidents

Bronx Car Accident Lawyer

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Bronx car accident statistics

Approximately 1,408,473 people live in Bronx County. Bronx is the second smallest county in New York City, consisting of approximately 42 miles of land.

Bronx car accidents happen often because of the major highways that go throughout the county. In the Bronx, there is the Bronx River Parkway, the Bruckner Expressway, the Cross-Bronx Expressway, the New England Thruway, the Henry Hudson Parkway, the Hutchinson River Parkway, and the Major Deegan Expressway.

There are also several major tunnels and bridges connected to the Bronx. Some of these structures include the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge, the Henry Hudson Bridge, the Broadway Bridge, the University Heights Bridge, the Washington Bridge, the Alexander Hamilton Bridge, the High Bridge, the Concourse Tunnel, the Macombs Dam Bridge, the 145th Street Bridge, the 149th Street Tunnel, the Madison Avenue Bridge, the Park Avenue Bridge, the Lexington Avenue Tunnel, the Third Avenue Bridge, the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, the Bronx Whitestone Bridge and the Throgs Neck Bridge.

Courthouses in the Bronx

Bronx car accident cases are litigated in the Bronx County Supreme Court. This is there you file your lawsuits, argue motions, and try cases.

The Bronx County Courthouse is located at 851 Grand Concourse Avenue, Bronx, New York.

Where to report your Bronx car accident

If you are involved in a car accident call 911 immediately. The operators will transfer your call to the local police.

The New York City Policy Department has four precincts in the Bronx:

Recent Bronx car accident settlements and jury verdicts

Below are several Bronx car accident settlements and jury verdicts. These are all reported, to let a victim have a realistic expectation of what they should be able to receive:

      • E.A. v. GREEN: Settled $10,000.00.E.A., a 10-year-old boy, reportedly sufferedbulging cervical and lumbar discs, as well as cervical and lumbar strains when a car he was in was hit from behind. The case settled for $10,500.
      • JOHNSTON v. JACKSON: Verdict $600,000.00. Johnston suffered a knee injury that required arthroscopic surgery and back and shoulder sprains when a car he was a passenger in was hit. The jury reached a verdict for the in the amount of $600,000.
      • MOHAMMED V. POWER CONSULTANTS INC.: Verdict $50,000.00. Mohamed was driving on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway when he was involved in an accident. He had unspecified injuries. The jury gave Mohammed $50,000.00.

More recent Bronx car accident settlements and jury verdicts can be found here and New York City jury verdicts and settlements are available here.

We will also update our personal injury blog with cases of interest.

Each Bronx car accident situation is different, and it is vital to have your case evaluated to determine if all the elements of negligence are present. Having an experienced, knowledgeable, hardworking, and caring attorney from Daniel Szalkiewicz & Associates, P.C. handle your case will provide you with the best chancing of receiving the large and fair settlement that you deserve. Our legal team will send investigators to the site to conduct examination into the circumstances involved to research the intersection, question witnesses, and take statements. We immediately send claim letters to alert the insurance and require the potential defendants to preserve all relevant evidence.

With our solid hard working reputation for our clients and tough litigators and settlement skills, Daniel Szalkiewicz & Associates, P.C. can swiftly and caringly bring your case to a favorable resolution. Do not suffer in silence any longer; call our team today to discuss your options for pursuing justice and ensuring your rights are protected. We provide exceptionally qualified legal counsel, and to make sure our clients are not hurt twice, we only take a 31.5% contingency fee, compared to the industry standard one/third to 45.00%. If we don’t win for you, you owe us nothing.