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Injury Statistics in the United States
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The Cost of Injuries in the United States
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New York City Car Accident Lawyer

For many, the privilege to drive is a vital part of our lives. Without this privilege, many of us would be stranded without any means of getting to work or even going shopping to support ourselves and our loved ones. Yet, with approximately 11,146,000 licensed drivers in the state of New York, even the safest driver is at risk of getting involved in a car or auto accident.

According to the State Department of Motor Vehicles (NYDMV), there were 270,700 car accidents in the state in 2006. The vast majority of auto collisions occur right here in New York City. This should be of no surprise when you consider the nature of the city: high density population, road construction, congested streets, and a vast number of pedestrian and bike traffic.

If you have been involved in a car accident, you must be able to show that the other driver was negligent in his or her actions or that there was a defect with the other vehicle or the road itself in order to collect compensation for damages and pain and suffering. This is why it is crucial to obtain expert legal representation with the experience and knowledge needed when dealing with these types of cases. New York City Lawyer, Todd Strier, understands the disruption a car accident can have on one's life and will fight to get you the justice you deserve. Contact the Law Office of Todd Strier to talk to a lawyer about your case.

Have you been involved in an auto collision? Contact our New York City Car Accident Lawyer for a Free Case Evaluation. Our law firm can help victims in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.

Common factors for auto collisions in New York include:


Human Factors (146,851 accidents)

  • Driver Inattention / Distraction (17.6%)
  • Failure to Yield R.O.W. (15.2%)
  • Following Too Closely (14.7%)
  • Unsafe Speed (10.1%)
  • Traffic Control Disregarded (4.7%)
  • Passing or Lane Usage Improper (3.8%)
  • Alcohol Involvement (3.7%)
Environmental Factors (36,764 accidents)
  • Animal's Action (7.4 %)
  • View Obstructed / Limited (1.9 %)
  • Glare (1.0 %)

* Statistics are provided by the state's department of motor vehicles.

No one should have to pay for the reckless behavior of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto collision in New York City, you should contact the law office of Todd Strier to better understand your rights under the law. Todd Strier, an experience personal injury lawyer, will personally evaluate your case for no charge and give you the legal advice you need to protect your interests. However, like many other states, there is a limited amount of time a person can file a personal injury claim. If you wait too long, you can lose your right to be compensated for your suffering. Act now before it is too late!

Have you been involved in an auto collision? Contact our New York City Car Accident Lawyer for a Free Case Evaluation. Our law firm can help victims in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.

Success Stories

The following are a small example of the many successful cases where we represented clients involved in auto accident. For a complete list of our success stories, click here.

Serving the Following Areas

Our law firm can help victims in the New York City area including the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island boroughs, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Rockland County, Westchester County, and Orange County.

Disclaimer

The information contain on this site is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. You should consult with an attorney from our law office for legal advice regarding your case. Note that by accessing and or reviewing the content of this website or submitting a "Free Case Evaluation" does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.