Personal Injury Lawyers: Queens, NY

71-36 110th St, Queens, NY 11375, United States
(718) 537-7070

Personal injuries are common in Queens and throughout New York City. Ranging from broken bones to traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to auto accident injuries, personal injuries collectively cost New Yorkers millions of dollars each year in medical expenses and lost income.

If you or a loved one have been injured because of an auto accident, construction accident, or another incident, contact Schwartzapfel Lawyers right away. As knowledgeable Queens personal injury lawyers, we can help you receive the damages you need to recover financially through a successful lawsuit or arbitration case. You can call today for a free case evaluation at 1-800-966-4999.

Personal Injury Lawyer in Queens, NY

From Flushing to Jamaica, personal injuries are very common in Queens, throughout New York City, and within the Empire State overall.

For example, official New York Department of Health statistics indicate that there are over 120,000 hospitalizations every year. Furthermore, thousands of injuries and poisonings are responsible for most emergency department visits each year in New York City alone and are among the top 10 leading causes of hospitalization in the city.

Some injuries are more common than others. Injuries sustained in Queens car accidents, for example, are more common than other injuries, given the prevalence of auto accidents. There are approximately 600 hospitalizations and 8,000 emergency department visits each year due to auto accidents alone.

As these statistics indicate, every Queens resident must be prepared for personal injuries, pedestrian accidents, and more. No matter how well you drive or how carefully you traverse the Big Apple, you could become the victim of motor vehicle accidents, truck accidents, construction site accidents, and other types of personal injury cases.

Causes of Personal Injuries

Many personal injuries are due to purely accidental factors, like environmental hazards or bad weather. However, some personal injuries are caused directly due to the negligence of another party.

Negligence means that another party had a duty to your safety — either implied or stated — and then ignored that duty. For example, all New York drivers have a duty to drive safely and soberly. That way, they don’t become hazards to themselves or other drivers.

However, people or organizations can act negligently, leading to serious injuries for accident victims. Common causes of Queens personal injuries include but are not limited to:

  • Unsafe work sites for construction workers, such as construction sites that lack proper safety gear for all employees
  • Distracted or intoxicated driving, which can lead to auto accidents 
  • Medical malpractice incidents in which a medical practitioner injures a patient through negligence (i.e., prescribing the wrong dose of medication, performing a medical procedure while intoxicated, etc.)

In many accidents, negligence is cause for a lawsuit. You can learn more about the potential compensation for a personal injury lawsuit by contacting Schwartzapfel Lawyers today at 1-800-966-4999.

Common Personal Injuries and Medical Expenses

Auto accidents, construction site accidents, bicycle accidents, and many other incidents can lead to a variety of common personal injuries such as:

  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Sprains, strains, and ligament tears
  • External lacerations and/or internal bleeding
  • Herniations (e.g. vertebrae, brain, groin)
  • Dislocations (e.g. shoulders, hips, legs)
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Spinal damage, including paralysis

These injuries may lead to exorbitant medical costs, sometimes hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars. Surgeries, X-rays, and physical therapy can weigh down anyone’s wallet. However, a successful personal injury lawsuit may allow you to recover compensation to pay for these costs, lost wages, emotional distress, and more.

To speak with one of our world-class personal injury attorneys at no charge, call Schwartzapfel Lawyers at 1-800-966-4999 today!

Can You Sue Someone for Personal Injuries?

Sometimes you can sue others for personal injury claims, but the details depend on the circumstances of your accident. For example, New York is a no-fault state for car accidents, whether you’re in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, or even upstate. That means New York law states that injury victims can only sue an at-fault driver if your injuries are sufficiently severe or debilitating or if your property damage is extensive.

However, many other accidents, such as workplace accidents or slip and fall accidents, are potential incidents to sue a negligent party. Your legal team can tell you whether the at-fault party can be sued for damages.

Benefits of Hiring Personal Injury Attorneys

Personal injury law firms can provide many major benefits to an upcoming lawsuit, insurance negotiation, or arbitration case.

Fast Resolution to Most Injury Cases

In many personal injury cases, the threat of a lawsuit with a knowledgeable legal team behind you is enough to get an insurance company to capitulate. If the at-fault party doesn’t want to pay what you need for legal damages, we can negotiate on your behalf and get them to agree to a fair settlement quickly.

A fast resolution is almost always better than a lengthy, potentially costly lawsuit. When you hire the law office of Schwartzapfel Lawyers, you don’t have to negotiate with insurance companies, at-fault parties, or anyone else. Instead, you can focus on recovering from your injuries while we do the heavy lifting to secure you the compensation you are entitled to.

Legal Counsel Throughout Your Case

Professional personal injury attorneys can also provide sound legal counsel for the duration of your case. We can provide legal advice and services such as:

  • Informing you as to whether a lawsuit is a viable path forward
  • Helping you determine the maximum compensation you may recover for your injuries
  • Filing all necessary lawsuit paperwork correctly and on time
  • And more!

Our extensive knowledge can be used for your benefit when you contact us today at 1-800-966-4999. But you shouldn’t wait, as your window to file a claim may soon close forever. Instead, act now and contact Schwartzapfel Lawyers today!

Evidence Gathering and Presentation at Court

Personal injury lawyers can gather vital evidence and present it compellingly in court, should your case go to trial. We can gather evidence, including security camera or traffic camera footage, eyewitness accounts, and more, to ensure that the at-fault party is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

Moreover, should you need to take the stand, we will also coach you so that you know what to say to strengthen your case.

Why Schwartzapfel Lawyers Are Right for You

While there are many different Queens personal injury lawyers to choose from, Schwartzapfel Lawyers are the best attorneys for your needs. Why? There are several reasons why we stand head and shoulders above other law firms.

History of Success

Schwartzapfel Lawyers has a proven history of success. Between our legal professionals, we have over 150 years of combined years of experience. That experience has already been brought to bear on dozens of personal injury cases.

Check out our testimonials page for proof. Over the last few years, we’ve helped our clients recover millions of dollars in settlements for personal injuries just like yours. No matter the circumstances of your case, we’ve seen it before. We know how to ensure that you maximize your damages whether your case is resolved through arbitration or goes to a full lawsuit court trial.

Dedication to Your Case

Schwartzapfel Lawyers is dedicated to each of our clients from start to finish. We don’t prefer some clients over others; instead, we treat each new client like a family member and fight for them until they’re completely satisfied.

This dedication is visible in the quality of our work and in our willingness to go to bat for you even when things get tough. If an at-fault party’s insurance company digs its heels in, we’ll dig our heels in as well to make sure you walk away from the case with the money you need to recover physically and financially.

Contingency Fee Policy

We don’t charge our clients unless we recover damages from a successful arbitration or lawsuit case. We don’t want to burden your wallet any more than it has been by your medical expenses. As such: If we don’t win, you don’t win — it’s as simple as that.

Contact Schwartzapfel Lawyers 

When you or a loved one are injured due to an auto accident, medical malpractice, or some other incident that was not your fault, you don’t need to go through the lawsuit process alone. Schwartzapfel Lawyers will stand by you from start to finish and ensure that you receive the damages you need to pay for your medical bills and any other accident-related expenses.

Why wait? You can get a free consultation and case evaluation by contacting our experienced Queens accident attorneys online or by calling us at 1-800-966-4999. We’ll get started immediately when you hire us, and you’ll never feel alone when dealing with the legal system again.

Act now and protect your financial future starting today. Call Schwartzapfel Lawyers and allow our experienced team of Queens personal injury lawyers the honor and privilege of fighting – and winning – for you!

Sources:

Schwartzapfel Lawyers, P.C. | Fighting For You 

Incidence of Unintentional Deaths, Hospitalizations, and ED Visits | New York State Department of Health

10 Leading Causes of Emergency Department (ED) Visits, New York City, 2012-2014 Highlighting Injury | NYC.gov

10 Leading Causes of Hospitalization, New York City, 2012-2014 Highlighting Injury | NYC.gov

Motor Vehicle Injuries for Queens | New York State Department of Health

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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 877-737-4806 or fill out our online contact form for a free informational consultation today.

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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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