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Accident FAQs

Personal Injury Claims: Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious personal injury, you may have many of the following questions running through your mind. How will I pay my medical bills? Do I have to file my claim right away? Am I entitled to compensation? What steps should I take?

We at Edelman & Edelman, P.C., know this is a difficult situation, especially if you are having a hard time finding answers to your questions. With that in mind, we have provided answers to some of the common questions we are asked below.

  • How long do I have to file a personal injury claim?
    In New York, personal injury victims have a limited amount of time to file their lawsuits against those legally accountable for their injuries. If they fail to bring their suit within this time limit — otherwise known as a statute of limitations — they may lose their chance to seek compensation altogether… Read More
  • What steps should I take after a serious personal injury?
    Following a serious accident, it is important to stay as calm as possible so you can do what is necessary to protect your well-being and the well-being of anyone else involved. Therefore, whether you have suffered an injury due to a motor vehicle collision, a defective product, a construction accident or any other incident, you should consider these following four steps… Read More
  • What should I avoid doing after a serious personal injury?
    It can often be difficult to know what actions you should take following a serious personal injury accident, especially when you have insurance companies trying to offer you money. However, while knowing what to do following an accident is important, knowing what NOT to do is equally important… Read More

Need More Answers? Contact Us Today.

When you need compassionate, knowledgeable legal guidance, Edelman & Edelman, P.C., can help. Our attorneys will listen to the facts of your case and carefully explain what legal options may be available. Call our New York office today to speak with one of our lawyers. We even offer free consultations. You can reach us online or call us at 212-235-1197.

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We Go All In:With every case we accept, we put all of the firm’s resources behind our pursuit of a positive outcome. We are not afraid to spend whatever amount is necessary to present a winning case on your behalf.

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We Hire The Best Experts:We do our homework and find the experts who are doing the most cutting-edge research on your type of injury. We regularly work with medical experts, scientists, people from academia and others.

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We Know Our Opposition: In our nearly 65 years in business, we have seen all the tactics opposing attorneys uses. We use proven strategies to match them and act swiftly to overcome any attempt to limit your compensation.

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