Queens Car Accidents

Queens Car Accident Lawyer

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Queens car accident statistics

Queens county is the second largest county in New York, with more than 2,272,771 residences. Many Queens car accidents occur on the busy highways that go through Queens.

The Long Island Expressway (Interstate 495) runs throughout Queens. The Grand Central Parkway, the Belt Parkway the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (Interstate 278), the Van Wyck Expressway (Interstate 678), the Clearview Expressway (Interstate 295), and the Cross Island Parkway are also major highways in Queens.

Courthouses in the Queens, New York

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

The Queens County courthouse is located at 88-11 Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11435.

Where to report your Queens 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 Queens:

Recent Queens car accident settlements and jury verdicts

Below are several Queens 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:

  • KIM v. SABORIDO: Verdict $15,000.00. Kim was in a 2000 Ford car when he was struck by a 1986 BMW. Kim said the defendant was negligent in the operation of his car. A jury found in favor of Kim for $15,000.00 for past pain and suffering, but it was increased to $25,000.00 by an agreement between the lawyers.
  • BAO v. KINGLY COACH INC.: Verdict 2,500,000. Boa was a passenger in a bus that was rear ended by another bus. The jury awarded Bao $200,000 for past pain and suffering, $800,000 for future pain and suffering for 20 years and $1.5 million for future medical expenses for 20 years.

More recent Queens 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 Queens 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.