Brooklyn New York Lawyers: Schwartzapfel® Lawyers P.C.

16 Court Street, Suite 1800 Brooklyn, NY 11241
(718) 806-9619

Auto accidents, slip and falls, and other injury incidents occur every day, especially in the Big Apple. This can happen to even the most careful New Yorkers. In such a crowded and bustling city, even careful drivers or pedestrians can find themselves injured because of the negligence of another party. Unfortunately, accident-related injuries are oftentimes debilitating and financially devastating.

This is why if you or a loved one have been injured in a Brooklyn personal injury accident, you need to know who to call and how to recover damages to pay for your medical and accident-related expenses. That’s where Schwartzapfel Lawyers comes in. 

As knowledgeable Brooklyn personal injury attorneys, we’re well-equipped and more than able to assist with your upcoming lawsuit or arbitration case. Contact us today at 1-800-966-4999 for a free case evaluation and more information. 

Brooklyn, NY Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal injuries can range from mild to severe or debilitating. They include but are not limited to:

  • Cuts that scar and/or deeper lacerations
  • Severe bruises
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI) like concussions
  • Spinal damage, up to or including paralysis
  • Broken bones
  • Strains, sprains, and ligaments tears
  • Burns (e.g. chemical, thermal, electrical, etc.)
  • Blindness

Unfortunately, personal injuries are far from uncommon in Brooklyn and New York City at large. Official data from the New York State Department of Health indicates that the top ten leading causes of hospitalization include injuries and poisonings, in addition to other common causes such as heart disease.

Even worse, personal injuries and poisonings are the leading causes of emergency department visits in all of New York City, including Brooklyn. They’re more likely to cause an emergency department visit compared to other serious medical problems, including diseases of the nervous system, asthma, and diseases of the respiratory system. 

That’s why all Brooklyn residents need to know who they can call if they or a loved one are ever injured. To learn more, dial 1-800-966-4999 and allow Schwartzapfel Lawyers the honor and privilege of providing you with a free consultation today.

Causes of Personal Injuries

Personal injuries are caused every day due to a variety of factors. Some of the most common causes of personal injuries include:

Although some personal injuries are truly accidental, others are directly due to the negligence or ignorance of another party. In such circumstances, the injured party may have grounds for a lawsuit.

Can You Sue Someone for a Personal Injury?

Sometimes, but it depends on the circumstances of your personal injury. For example, New York is a no-fault state, meaning that you cannot normally sue another driver for injuries or property damage. There are some exceptions, however, in cases where your injuries are sufficiently severe or debilitating.

Regardless, any lawsuit is contingent on being able to prove negligence on behalf of another party. To discuss the specifics of your case at no charge, call 1-800-966-4999 and speak with a Schwartzapfel Lawyers representative now!

Proving Negligence

Significantly, in the eyes of the law, negligence doesn’t just mean carelessness. It refers to a specific concept in which:

  • An individual or organization, like a business, had a distinct duty to your safety AND
  • That individual or organization ignores that duty, either purposefully or recklessly, thereby leading to injuries

If a personal injury was caused due to the negligence of someone else, you may be able to sue them and recover damages for your injuries and medical bills, property damage, and/or certain non-economic damages like pain and suffering and emotional distress.

Common examples of negligence include:

  • A drunk or distracted driver who gets behind the wheel despite not being able to give the road their full attention and causes a motor vehicle accident
  • An on-duty medical professional, like a nurse or surgeon, who performs duties while inebriated
  • A negligent business owner who fails to put up a “Wet Floor” sign in their business after having an employee mop the floor

In all of these personal injury cases and more, you must be able to prove negligence to recover any sort of damages.

Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

Brooklyn personal injury lawyers such as Schwartzapfel Lawyers play vital roles in the success of any lawsuit. They can provide benefits to personal injury victims as soon as they’re hired.


Your personal injury lawyer can take charge of all negotiations between you and other parties, including both the at-fault party, their legal team, and even your insurance company. Your insurance company, in fact, may try to prevent you from receiving a payout to pay for your medical bills, sometimes by proving that you were at fault for your injuries.

You don’t need to bring this burden on yourself while you recover. Instead, knowledgeable personal injury attorneys can take the lead and negotiate on your behalf. They may be able to ensure that your premium does not increase unnecessarily, and that you receive the coverage your insurance policy demands.

Legal Counsel

In addition, personal injury attorneys such as Schwartzapfel Lawyers can provide sound legal counsel throughout the lawsuit process. They can tell you:

  • What the chances are of your lawsuit succeeding
  • Who you should sue to recover damages, and who may be at fault for your injuries
  • When to file your lawsuit to avoid running into the statute of limitations

Legal professionals like Schwartzapfel Lawyers offer legal counsel with free case evaluations. You can contact us today at 1-800-966-4999 and get a free consultation to learn more about your case and the options available to you going forward.

Stronger Lawsuit

More than anything else, the right personal injury attorneys will ensure that your lawsuit is as strong and likely to succeed as possible. Attorneys can:

  • Gather the right evidence your case needs to succeed, like police reports or traffic camera footage
  • Present that evidence to the court in a compelling and persuasive manner
  • Coach you so you present your side of the story as effectively as possible if you are called to court

Why Schwartzapfel Lawyers Are the Right Brooklyn Lawyers for You

There are dozens of personal injury law firms to choose from in Brooklyn and, more broadly, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx, and Long Island. But Schwartzapfel Lawyers is the right choice for your personal injury lawsuit for several important reasons.

Dedication to All Clients

We treat each of our clients, old and new, like family. When you hire Schwartzapfel Lawyers for your upcoming lawsuit, we’ll immediately focus on your case and bring our considerable experience to bear on its details.

We never stop fighting for you, no matter how difficult your case gets or the defenses the guilty party puts up. That means we won’t rest until your case reaches a successful, satisfactory resolution.

Contingency Fee Policy

We also know how expensive it can be to pay for serious injuries. That’s why we never charge our clients a penny unless we secure them the maximum compensation for their situation.

That’s right; if you don’t recover money for your personal injury lawsuit, we don’t win either. We do this because we believe that no accident victim should have to worry about paying legal fees while in the recovery process – physically, emotionally, and financially.

History of Success

With a long history of success and experience on our side, we at Schwartzapfel Lawyers are confident that we can secure a favorable outcome for your personal injury lawsuit. Our testimonials page demonstrates our track record, as it is full of satisfied clients who we have helped recover millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts over the years.

Between each of our legal professionals, we have more than150 years of combined experience as accident lawyers for people pursuing personal injury claims. Accordingly, when it comes to ensuring successful Brooklyn lawsuit outcomes, our law office is the best in the business, and we won’t rest until you see that for yourself!

Contact Schwartzapfel Lawyers Today 

Ultimately, we believe that you shouldn’t have to shoulder the burden of a difficult Brooklyn personal injury lawsuit alone. 

Instead, contact us today for a free consultation so we can get started working on a successful lawsuit for you. With our help, you could recover financial compensation to pay for your past and future medical bills, loss of income due to injury, and much more.

So, if you’re in Brooklyn or any of the other NYC boroughs, or on Long Island, please know that we’re available right now, and that you can contact us online orby phone when you call 1-800-966-4999. But you shouldn’t wait, as protecting your financial future starts today. 

Act now and get the legal representation and advice you deserve with Schwartzapfel Lawyers!


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Schwartzapfel® Lawyers Can Help You Now

Only experienced lawyers will be able to tell you the severity of your situation, so please contact us so we can get started. Speaking with us is free and requires no contract, no obligation, and no financial commitment. We can take on any personal injury case, no matter how big or small.

If you have been wrongfully injured or know somebody whose death was unjust, then come to our office at 16 Court Street, Suite 1800, Brooklyn, NY 11241 today. You can also call us 24/7 at 718-806-9619 or fill out our online contact form for a free informational consultation today.

We look forward to FIGHTING FOR YOU®!

Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C.

If you have sustained an injury, you likely have many questions. Schwartzapfel® Lawyers P.C. can explain the legal process and help you get the money and benefits you’re entitled to.

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