Orange County Car Accident Lawyers
Orange County, New York is a common setting for car accidents. Car, truck, bicycle and pedestrian accidents cause thousands of personal injuries and deaths in Orange County each year. The local car accident attorneys at Fiedler Deutsch, LLP represent victims and their families during civil claims. Our lawyers know how to handle these types of cases in a way that will lead to financial compensation for clients. Discuss your recent car accident in detail with our lawyers at no cost or obligation. Contact us today.
Why Select Our Car Accident Lawyers?
- We have gained the trust of the Orange County community through decades of hard work and commitment as personal injury attorneys.
- We have more than 50 years of combined legal experience in car accident law, as well as a history of securing millions of dollars for past clients.
- We put our client’s needs and goals first, and provide 24-hour availability.
A Lawyer Can Help You in a Time of Need
You do not have to learn the justice system or figure out how car accident claims work in New York after a harmful collision. Instead, you can hire a car accident attorney. The attorneys at Fiedler Deutsch, LLP will help you with tasks such as determining fault for your car accident and filing complicated legal paperwork on your behalf. Hiring an attorney allows you to focus on healing. Legal representation can also ensure you do not accept less from an insurance company than you deserve.
Common Causes of Car Accidents in Orange County, NY
Most New York car crashes are entirely preventable. Driver errors cause the majority of vehicle collisions and related injuries and deaths. Common errors include distracted driving, texting and driving, speeding, running red lights and stop signs, tailgating, reckless driving, drunk driving, and drowsy driving. Nondriver-related car wreck causes include defective vehicles, poorly maintained cars and roadway defects. Our attorneys can help you determine the cause of your car accident. Then, we can explain your rights and legal options based on the factors of your unique case.
New York Is a No-Fault State – What Does This Mean for Your Case?
In general, a car accident in the State of New York will lead to a first-party insurance claim under New York’s no-fault law. This law states that regardless of who caused the crash, injured parties will seek compensation from their own auto insurance providers. This is different from fault-based states, in which injured parties seek compensation from the at-fault party. If you have serious enough injuries, however, you can bring a claim against a third party. A fault-based claim can lead to greater compensation than a no-fault claim. Your injury must meet New York’s threshold for serious, or life-altering injuries to file this type of claim.
When to Contact an OC Car Accident Attorney
If you have a serious injury after a motor vehicle accident in New York, the right lawyer can help. Our lawyers at Fiedler Deutsch, LLP can protect your rights during an insurance claim, negotiate with the claims adjuster for you to make sure you do not accept less than your case is worth. Without an attorney, an insurance company may take advantage of you. If you have a complex car accident case involving factors such as a liability dispute, a permanent injury or comparative negligence, an attorney can also be useful.
Call Fiedler Deutsch, LLP for a Free Consultation
The attorneys at Fiedler Deutsch, LLP are here to help you with any type of personal injury case in Orange County, from start to end. Request your free consultation online or call (914) 993 – 0393 today.