The incidence of car accidents resulting from distracted driving has increased in recent years with the use of smart phones and drivers who are driving while texting, talking on the phone, playing with their music devices, GPS devices and other electronic items. The use of these devices has led to a much higher incidence of rear-enders and other collisions as well as pedestrian accidents throughout New York.
When the other driver is distracted by an electronic device, putting on makeup, eating, talking, arguing or other distracting behavior, their ability to drive safely is greatly reduced. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from a distracted driver, Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., can help. New York City injury attorneys at our firm have a combined 75 years of experience in getting financial awards for the injured, and we can evaluate your claim to determine how to press forward with a claim to recover damages.
The first and most critical step in any car accident case is to contact us so that we can evaluate your case. Our state’s no-fault insurance can make the process slightly more complex; you have the right to file a lawsuit when serious injuries have taken place. Evaluating your personal situation should be done immediately after the injury accident so that we carefully protect all the evidence and your right to file a claim against the negligent driver. Never allow an insurance company access to your medical records without first getting legal representation. How this process is managed from the beginning can have a significant impact on the outcome of your injury claim.
Our firm is committed to seeking the maximum possible compensation for our clients, and we have an extensive history of recovering high value awards in all types of car accident cases, including those in which a distracted driver was at fault. We can evaluate your case and advise you what can be done to proceed with your claim, and how we will manage it for you. This will allow you the time to recover while we fight on your behalf, whether in negotiating with the insurance company or in court. We press for all damages that you deserve, including both economic and non-economic losses.
Have you been involved in a crash with a distracted driver? Because of the lack of attention to the road, distracted drivers can cause very serious accidents. In a study, it was found that drivers who were distracted are actually four times more likely to be involved in a collision than drivers who are not distracted. If you were hit by a distracted driver and are now suffering injuries, loss of wages and costly repairs to your car, you need to contact an attorney as soon as possible. The lawyers at Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., will provide you with representation and fight hard for your compensation. Contact us today to receive a free case evaluation.