Bronx, New York
3397 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 822-0500

3 Vital Services a Personal Injury Attorney Provides October 31, 2016

Bronx, New York City, NY
3 Vital Services a Personal Injury Attorney Provides, Bronx, New York

After being injured in an accident, most people find themselves with more questions than answers. Can you file a lawsuit? If so, against whom, and how much should you ask for? If the insurance company has made a settlement offer, is it fair?

personal injuryStephen B. Kaufman, P.C., a Bronx personal injury attorney with over 40 years' experience, recommends hiring a good lawyer who will provide a wide range of crucial services, such as:

  • Case Valuation: You might know that you're probably eligible to receive compensation for your medical expenses, but what about any lost wages? Will your injuries require further treatment in the future? In many instances, your personal injury attorney will have the answers to these questions and ensure that your insurance settlement includes as many of your damages as possible.
  • Negotiation on Your Behalf: It's not uncommon for insurance companies to extend insurance offers that are significantly less than the value of your damages. Some carriers are much more likely to attempt this tactic if you don't have legal representation, which will usually compel them to take your case and your demands more seriously.
  • Evidence Collection: In an attempt to save money, the insurance company may also deny their liability completely, offering an alternate version of events in which their client is not responsible for your injuries. A skilled personal injury attorney will have the experience and professional contacts to prove liability, if possible. This may include everything from forensic examination of the scene to providing that a property owner knew about unsafe conditions before an accident.

Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C. has dedicated his career to protecting Bronx residents who have been hurt due to the carelessness of someone else. Call (718) 822-0500 to schedule a free initial consultation with a skilled personal injury attorney, or visit his website for more information today.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C.
3 Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid, Bronx, New York
Estate planning plays an important role in every adult’s life. A well-crafted and carefully managed plan will ensure your wishes are fulfilled in the event of incapacitation or more
Why Doctor’s Appointments Are Crucial to Personal Injury Cases, Bronx, New York
If you’re not experiencing any sharp, shooting pains, you might want to simply stay home and rest after a personal injury. However, seeing a doctor could significantly improve the more
3 Steps to Take Before Meeting With Your Personal Injury Attorney, Bronx, New York
If you were recently hurt in an accident due to the recklessness or negligence of another person, you might be looking for ways to take legal action against them. Hiring a personal more
3 Tips for Avoiding Sibling Conflict When Estate Planning, Bronx, New York
When you prepare a will or trust, your main goal is to leave something behind for loved ones. However, the division and distribution of a parent’s estate can sometimes generate more
3 Signs a Senior Loved One Is Being Financially Abused, Bronx, New York
If you have a senior loved one in your life, it’s crucial to learn about the signs of financial abuse. This unfortunate occurrence refers to situations in which vulnerable, elderly more