Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
In this video, pedestrian accident lawyer Michael H. Joseph discusses how his office handles these devastating cases. We use all of our resources to help our clients collect what they are owed. Reach out today to book a free case review.View transcript
[00:00:02.640] I've handled more cases than I can remember when involving pedestrians [00:00:08.240] who have been hit by cars and bicyclist who have been hit by cars or trucks. [00:00:13.280] Generally, most people don't realize that when they get hit by a car, [00:00:16.400] the car's insurance company has to provide them with benefits [00:00:20.560] for medical expenses and lost wages. [00:00:23.080] Also, New York has very strict laws, [00:00:24.880] so we're able to get people a good recovery on these cases. [00:00:28.320] A lot of these cases, we actually just went on motions [00:00:30.520] because in New York, the pedestrian has a right of way. [00:00:33.320] If you're involved in a motor vehicle accident, [00:00:36.400] you need to get a lawyer right away. [00:00:38.160] You only have 30 days to file a no-fault application for benefits, [00:00:42.080] which includes medical benefits and lost wages. [00:00:44.680] If you don't file this application within 30 days, [00:00:48.400] you're going to be not able to get medical treatment that you need. [00:00:51.520] Also, if you try going through your own health insurance, [00:00:54.440] they're going to ultimately deny it because it was a car accident [00:00:56.600] and they should have went through no-fault, [00:00:58.560] and you're going to get stuck with medical bills for your treatment. [00:01:01.560] It's important to have a lawyer on your side [00:01:03.320] because New York laws are a labyrinth of laws which no one can understand [00:01:09.160] except for someone who does this every day. [00:01:11.400] For a motor vehicle accident, [00:01:12.920] you want to hire the Law Office of Michael H. Joseph PLLC [00:01:15.760] because we have over 20 years of experience in handling these cases. [00:01:19.640] We know the ins, we know the outs. [00:01:21.760] We are going to make sure your case is handled right. [00:01:23.840] You want to hire our attorneys for auto accidents [00:01:25.800] because we have 20 years of experience and we know the rules of the road, [00:01:29.400] we know how to prove fault. [00:01:31.440] In complicated cases, we often retain experts, [00:01:34.720] including engineers and accident scene reconstructionist. [00:01:39.600] We can prove how accidents happen and get you the recovery you deserve.