Manhattan Car Accidents

Manhattan Car Accident Lawyer

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Manhattan car accident statistics

Manhattan has over 1,619,090 residences. While heavily populated, in 2000, only 22.5% of households owned a car.

Most Manhattan car accidents happen on either the busy streets, or the FDR Drive and Harlem River Drive. The George Washington Bridge is the world’s busiest motor vehicle bridge.

Courthouses in the Manhattan

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

The New York County courthouse is located at 60 Centre Street, New York, New York.

Where to report your Manhattan 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 Manhattan:

Recent Manhattan car accident settlements and jury verdicts

Below are several Manhattan 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:

      • HARMON v. GOMEZ: $75,000.00 Jury Verdict. Harmon’s car was hit from behind. She suffered herniation and disc bulges. The jury reached a $75,000.00 verdict for Harmon.
      • M.E. v. HINES: Jury Verdict $818,800.00. M.E. was a passenger in a car that was hit. M.E. sought damages of medical expenses and pain and suffering. The jury found the defendant 100% at fault and awarded M.E. $500,000 for past pain and suffering, $3,800 for past medical expenses, and $315,000 for future pain and suffering.

More recent Manhattan 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 Manhattan 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 42.00%. If we don’t win for you, you owe us nothing.