I Was Injured In A Bronx Accident. Can I File A Lawsuit?
Suffering a serious injury in an unexpected accident can be a terrifying experience that can leave you wondering what to do and where to turn for help.
If you've suffered a personal injury then you are likely asking yourself some of the following questions:
- Why did this have to happen to me?
- How will I pay for all of these medical expenses?
- What am I going to do for money if I can't work?
- Can I file a lawsuit or do I have any other legal options?
If you are asking yourself any of the questions above then you've come to the right place.
Let the personal injury attorneys of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman help you explore your legal options so you can make a full recovery - both physically and financially.
Lipsig Law Firm: The Legal Help You Deserve
The personal injury lawyers at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman have helped countless accident victims in the past to recover compensation for the pain and suffering that they've sustained as a result of their injuries. We understand the difficult time that you may be going through at the moment and our law firm is dedicated to helping you get your life back on track as soon as possible.
Local Attorneys Helping Injured Victims In The Bronx
The personal injury attorneys at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman are dedicated to helping accident victims throughout the Bronx community. Our law firm has several offices conveniently located in Bronx, NY to serve clients throughout the community, including those in:
- Morris Park,
- East Bronx,
- Throgs Neck,
- Hunts Point,
- Mott Haven,
- West Bronx,
- Fordham Heights,
- Riverdale, and
Our Law Firm Handles All Personal Injury Claims
The lawyers at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman have successfully recovered millions of dollars in compensation for clients in a variety of different types of personal injury lawsuits including car accident lawsuits, premises liability cases, construction accidents cases, medical malpractice claims and more.
Personal Injury Attorney - Compensation Can Be Obtained
Auto Accident Lawsuits Can Provide Victims With What They Need
$1.9 Million Obtained For A Client With A Neck Injury Caused By A Car Accident
Experienced Law Firm With Decades Of Experience
Lawyers Ready To Fight In Court
Were you or a loved one injured in a Bronx car accident? Many auto accident victims in New York mistakenly believe that filing a "No-fault" insurance claim is their only legal option after being injured in a serious car accident.
However, your insurance may not cover all of the expenses and damages that you've incurred as a result of your accident. If you've sustained serious injuries in a car accident and your insurance does not cover your damages then you may be able to obtain additional compensation by filing a personal injury lawsuit
Our law firm handles all types of auto accident lawsuits including those involving trucks, taxi cabs, MTA buses and more. Don't hesitate to contact us and learn about all legal options available to you.
Law Firm - Dedicated To Helping Accident Victims Recover
Slip and Fall Lawyers Seeking Justice For Our Clients
$2.3 Million Obtained For Client Who Fell Due To Defective Handrail
Attorneys Carefully Negotiating Pre-Trial Settlements & Fighting Aggressively In Courts For Successful Verdicts
Voted Best Slip & Fall Lawyers By Former Clients
Slip, trip and fall accidents are among the most common types of accidents that lead to personal injury claims in Bronx, New York. Whether you suffered an injury after slipping on an icy sidewalk or tripping on a hazardous object in the local supermarket, you may be entitled to compensation in a premises liability lawsuit.
The compensation that can be obtained through a slip and fall lawsuit, which is filed against the party who was responsible for fixing any hazards that are found on the property, could cover past and future medical expenses, lost wages, physical pain and suffering, and even emotional trauma. In many cases, this is the only way a victim can afford the care that they need.
Visit our Premises Liability page to learn more about premises liability law in Bronx, NY and your legal options.
Lawyer - Holding Negligent Parties Responsible For Their Actions
Construction Attorneys Fighting To Get Construction Workers They Need
$1.8 Million Verdict Obtained For Client Hit By A Falling Object At A Construction Site
Law Firm Ready To Prepare Construction Cases & Clients For Court
Ranked Top Construction Accident Legal Services By Legal Herald
The Bronx is home to one of New York's fastest growing construction industries. Unfortunately, the recent construction boom in the Bronx has resulted in a significant rise in construction accidents and work-related injuries.
Our local construction accident attorneys have represented many injured workers in the Bronx and have successfully obtained millions of dollars in compensation for hard-working laborers in the construction industry throughout New York City.
If you suffered an injury while working on a New York construction site then you may be able to obtain compensation with the help of an experienced attorney. Contact the Lipsig Law Firm today for a free consultation on your legal rights.
Trial Attorney - Ready To Fight For Patients
Medical Malpractice Lawyers Taking On Hospitals & Medical Professionals
$6.4 Million Verdict For A Client Who Ended Up With Compartment Syndrome Due To A Doctor's Inattention
Law Firm With Decades Of Experience Taking Lawsuits To Court
Lawyer Who Understand How Important Communication With The Client Is
Medical malpractice occurs when the negligence of a healthcare professional (i.e. doctor, nurse, physician, etc.) during treatment causes a patient to suffer an injury. Medical malpractice can be the result of a variety of negligence including, but not limited to:
- Delayed diagnosis,
- Failure to diagnose,
- Errors during surgery,
- Birth injuries,
- and more.
Did the negligence of a healthcare professional cause you or a loved one to suffer an injury? If so, you may be eligible to pursue compensation for the damages that you've suffered by filing a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Our medical malpractice attorneys represent all victims of medical negligence in Bronx, NY.
Legal Services - Sometimes Lawsuits Are The Only Way
Scaffolding Accident Attorneys Making Sure Negligent Parties Are Held Responsible
$2.7 Million Awarded To Client Whose Child Tripped Over A Scaffolding Base
In-Depth Knowledge Regarding The Latest Scaffolding Safety Standards
Ranked Best Scaffolding Accident Attorneys By Former Clients
Scaffolding is regularly used to reach great heights and can be an excellent tool in the construction industry, but only if it is used correctly. When scaffolding safety standards aren't met, workers and even the public can become injured.
Not only can workers fall only to land on hard ground but they could also be hurt by falling objects or accidents where they slip partially through the scaffolding. When the public is allowed to walk below or closely around the scaffolding, they may be hit by falling tools or even a falling worker.
Whatever the cause, the responsible party can be held legally responsible for their failure to implement the correct safety standards.
Our legal team is ready to review your scaffolding accident case and guide you through the steps of filing a lawsuit. Contact us today to learn more.
How Close Is Lipsig?
Are you concerned about finding a lawyer close to you that can take your case? Lipsig Law Firm has helped many clients just like you obtain compensation for their injuries. If you are you still wondering if you have a case, below there are some examples of the types of accidents with which our lawyers have helped clients.
Bronx, NY 10462 - Subway Slip And Fall Accident Results In Brain Injury
On a cold day in December it was already getting dark when a mother of four slipped in a gouge in the floor at the subway station while coming home from work. She fell, hitting her hip and head, before falling down a flight of stairs. She broke her hip and had bleeding in her brain which resulted in a brain injury that will progressively get worse. The once-active woman is unable to return to work and needs full-time medical care.
Brooklyn, NY 11217 - Bronx Construction Worker Dies On Site
A 43-year-old Bronx man died while working at a Brooklyn construction site when he was struck in the head by a falling object. The security guard for the site came back from his lunch break to find the man unconscious with severe head and body trauma. He believes a piece of equipment detached from machinery, fell, and struck the worker in the head. The man was pronounced dead at the scene and an investigation is on-going.
Bruckner Blvd. Bronx, NY 10459 - Young Girl Dies In Car Crash
A tragic car accident occurred on Bruckner Blvd leaving three adult passengers injured and one three-year-old girl dead. The family of four was traveling in bad weather on a Saturday morning in a Chevrolet Malibu when they swerved to avoid a raised sewer cap on the bumpy, freshly milled road. A sanitation truck that was behind the car slammed into the vehicle. All four passengers of the car were rushed to Lincoln Medical Center where the young girl was pronounced dead.
Why Should I Hire An Attorney From Lipsig Law Firm?
Finding the "best personal injury lawyer" to represent your rights after an accident can be a difficult task. You need to make sure that the law firm you choose has extensive knowledge of personal injury law and has years of experience successfully representing accident victims like you.
At Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, our team of personal injury attorneys have extensive knowledge of personal injury law in the State of New York. We have decades of experience representing personal injury victims in Bronx, NY and throughout the Greater New York City Area. In fact, our legal team has successfully obtained more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients over the years.
Contact us today for a free legal consultation with one of our Bronx lawyers to learn about your legal options.
See What Former Clients Have To Say About Lipsig Law Firm
"So glad I called these guys! I was injured after slipping on an icy sidewalk in the Bronx last year. At first I didn't even know that it was possible to file a lawsuit for this type of accident, but I stumbled across the Lipsig Law Firm while searching for answers online and decided to give them a call to see if I had a case. That call was the best decision I've ever made. Tom and the entire team of lawyers at Lipsig treated me like family from the beginning. They helped me understand my options and were able to get me the money that I needed to pay for my medical bills."Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★
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Local Resources For Accident Victims In Bronx, New York
Knowing where to turn for help after a serious accident can be difficult. We've created a quick list of local resources for injured accident victims in Bronx, NY:
- Bronx County Website
- Contact Information For NYPD Precincts In Bronx, NY
- Contact Information For Bronx County Courts
- Directions To Bronx County Civil Court
Upcoming Community Events In The Bronx
Can I File A Lawsuit After A Slip & Fall Accident?
The Latest Bronx News
By Tom Moverman
September 18, 2018 - Car Chase and Crash After A Shooting In The Bronx
On Friday, September 7, a shooting occurred in the Bronx at East 175th and Walton Avenue. Authorities believe that the intended target of the shooting who was not injured was a popular local rapper who is currently speaking with police. The victim of the shooting is in stable condition. After the shooting, police said a handful of people chased a silver sedan down East Tremont Avenue going the wrong way following a robbery. This resulted in a crash and the occupants of fled the vehicle and ran on foot. Police are searching for them and investigating the incident.
August 6, 2018 - Off-Duty Police Officer Shot After Traffic Accident In The Bronx
On Saturday, July 21, an off-duty police officer was rear-ended in University Heights. The Long Island officer got out of his vehicle, as did the other individuals involved in the accident. According to witnesses, another vehicle pulled up and then the officer was beaten and shots were fired. The second car sped off and the officer was taken to the hospital for an injury to his leg. The police have stated that this incident is not police-related.
July 31, 2018 - Bronx Man Arrested And Charged With Manslaughter Following Car Crash
On Thursday, July 26, a Bronx man was arrested and charged with 7 felony counts in connection with a car accident that killed one man on July 16, 2017. A year-long investigation was conducted following the accident and one of the charges is operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs. The Bronx man was arraigned on Friday and is scheduled to return to court on Sept. 5.
June 30, 22018 - 1 Car Crash Leaves Bronx Driver Seriously Injured
On Thursday, June 7, a Bronx man was driving on State Route 26 on his way to Fort Drum. According to witnesses, the vehicle tried to pass another vehicle in a no-passing zone and in an effort to avoid hitting a tractor-trailer it veered off the road. The car crashed into a tree around 6:40 am and two sets of Jaws of Life were required to free the driver from the wreckage. The Bronx man was the only one involved in the accident but was badly injured and needed to be airlifted to Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.
May 24, 2018 - Car Crash On The Grand Concourse Leaves 5 Injured
On Friday, May 18, a silver Mercedes hit a parked car, fled the scene and then hit another car which then hit an elderly woman who was crossing Grand Concourse at 175th Street. The woman was in her 70s and was using a walker to get around. There was a total of 5 people injured in the accident and all were taken to local hospitals. The elderly woman is in critical condition. The driver of the car that caused the accident was taken into custody and is being charged with assault, reckless endangerment, and reckless driving.
April 17, 2018 - One Man Dies In Fire At Trump Tower
On April 7th, an accidental fire broke out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower In New York City. One man, a long-time resident of the building, died in the 4-alarm fire. The cause was determined to be from overloaded power strips according to the FDNY. Unfortunately, the floor wasn’t required to have a sprinkler system because it was built in 1983 prior to a regulation requiring such systems. The Department of Buildings says that commercial spaces must install sprinkler systems by July 1, 2019.
March 29, 2018 - Fatal Car Accident In The Bronx
Around 11:30 pm on Saturday, March 17, an accident took place in the Bronx. A vehicle that was driving south on the New England Thruway cut off another vehicle and failed to stop near Baychester Avenue. The car that was cut off crashed into the embankment and overturned. The driver of the car was killed in the accident and the 16-year-old passenger, who is believed to be the driver’s daughter, was injured and taken to Jacobi Hospital.
February 16, 2018 - Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Five Vehicle Crash In The Bronx
Around 3 am on Saturday, February 3, a 54-year-old man was driving a black Jeep in the Bronx when he T-boned another car on Burke Avenue killing the 31-year-old driver and injuring the 28-year-old passenger. That T-boned car spun out of control hitting another car, which injured the 48-year-old female driver as well. The Jeep hit another 2 parked cars and when the police arrived the driver was taken to the hospital and charged with driving under the influence.
May 10, 2017 - Poor Road Conditions May Have Contributed To Crash That Killed 3-Year-Old Girl In Bronx
According to police, poor road conditions may have been a factor in the fatal car accident that killed a 3-year-old girl and left three others injured in Bronx, NY. The accident occurred on Saturday, April 29th, when a family was driving on Bruckner Boulevard and crashed head-on into a privately owned sanitation truck heading in the opposite direction. Sources say that the driver swerved in front of the truck while trying to avoid a raised metal sewer cap on the road. All passengers involved in the accident were rushed to Lincoln Medical Center where the 3-year-old child was later pronounced dead.
For more information on this developing story, visit CBS 2.