If injuries were suffered in a New York auto accident, consult an experienced New York auto accident lawyer before filing an insurance claim or discussing your accident with anyone.
New York, New York (PRWEB) February 09, 2012
Auto accidents happen every day in New York
This past weekend, a New York auto accident left a woman seriously injured after her car hit another vehicle before crashing into Brooklyn construction scaffolding, reported the New York Post (2/5/2012).
The woman, who was driving a Lincoln Navigator, lost control of her SUV, hit the curb and a tree before slamming into the construction scaffolding, according to the New York Post.
As New York auto accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm understand, actions taken by drivers or passengers after an auto accident are crucial.
According to New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, one of New York’s auto accident law firms:
1. Check to see if anyone in your car is injured, and if so, call for medical help.
2. Exit your vehicle if it's safe.
3. Check to see if anyone in the other vehicle is injured, and if so, call for medical help.
4. Call the police.
5. Take pictures, makes notes, and gather contact information for witnesses.
“This initial evidence can help an New York auto accident lawyer determine what kind of case you may have,” said New York auto accident lawyer Perecman, a New York auto accident lawyer for over 30 years.
6. If injuries were suffered in a New York auto accident, consult an experienced New York auto accident lawyer before filing an insurance claim or discussing your accident with anyone, including insurance representatives, other drivers or witnesses.
The Perecman Firm has a long record of helping victims of New York auto accidents collect compensation from insurance companies and David Perecman has been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best personal injury lawyers in New York.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an auto accident in New York, please contact the New York auto accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm at http://www.perecman.com.
About David Perecman and The Perecman Firm, PLLC:
For the past 30 years, the New York auto accident, medical malpractice, construction accident, and personal injury accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm, PLLC have handled all types of cases including age and disability discrimination. David Perecman, founder of the Firm, has been recognized for his achievements as an Honoree in the National Law Journal's Hall of Fame, in New York Magazine's "The Best Lawyers in America" and The New York Times Magazine "New York Super Lawyers, Metro Edition" for the years 2007-2010. The prestigious U.S. News & World Report ranks The Perecman Firm among the top 20 personal injury firms in New York City for 2011-2012.
The Firm has recovered millions of dollars for its clients. Among the more
recent victories, Mr. Perecman won a $15 million verdict** for a construction
accident, a $5.35 million dollar verdict*** for an automobile accident, and a
$40 million dollar structured settlement for medical malpractice****.
The Perecman Firm serves Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Westchester, Upstate NY, Morris County, and Rockland County.
**later settled while on appeal for $7.940 million
*** later settled for $3.5 million
**** total potential payout
"Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome."