Caught up in an accident in New York? Our network of New York car accident lawyers is your support system.
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When you've been involved in a car accident, the surprises don't stop at the scene. It's easy to miss filing deadlines, key documents, and negotiation nuances when you handle the claims process alone. Hiring professional legal representation can simplify the process and ensure it works for you. An experienced New York car accident attorney from our widespread network comes to you with valuable industry insights, years of negotiation experience, and a strong understanding of traffic laws—all helpful in maximizing your settlement.
Find top-tier legal representations in Mighty Law's referral network. With our commitment to fast, fair advocacy, we keep you informed every step of the way. Let's build a case based on your interests together.
Most Common Car Accident Injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
- Scrapes and cuts
- Head injuries
- Internal organ injuries
- Arm and leg injuries
- Broken bones
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Why Choose Mighty?
We're an expert legal service network, but we're people first. Your Mighty Law legal team starts each case by listening to you. We get the facts, we give you options, and we help you recover to the max—all for 10% less in fees than the industry average.
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What should I do if I get in a car accident in New York?
Check for injuries first and request the necessary medical care before moving on to any logistic concerns—as always, your well-being matters most. It's also important to notify law enforcement as soon as possible. The police will write an official accident report (an important document in building your case) and facilitate the exchange of driver information. Before you leave the scene, take photos of the point of contact, damage to both vehicles, road signs and conditions, and other relevant factors.
What is the average settlement for a car accident in New York?
It's difficult to calculate the average New York car accident settlement because this information is often kept private. The amount also varies greatly from case to case. Your specific outcome will depend on factors including the severity of injuries, total medical expenses, lost income, and more.
However, when you work with a New York car accident lawyer from our referral network, we make sure to value your case as accurately as possible.
Is hiring a car accident lawyer in New York necessary?
It's completely up to you. While hiring a New York car accident attorney is not required, professional legal help can be invaluable in managing continuous paperwork, negotiating successfully, and feeling empowered to walk away from lowball offers. A skilled New York car accident lawyer uses their extensive case experience while leveraging the specifics of your situation to maximize your settlement.
How much does a New York car accident attorney cost through Mighty Law's referral network?
We provide top-tier legal services in most cases for 10% less in fees than the industry average (and that's only if you win). For cases that settle directly, the pre-suit fee is 33% of the gross settlement amount.The post-suit fee of 40% for cases that require lawsuits.
What does the process of working with a car accident lawyer from Mighty Law's network look like?
Submit our online form, and a Mighty representative will be in touch soon to learn about the facts of your case. If we're able to assist you, we'll then collect documents and evidence, including medical bills, key photographs, accident reports, and more. Once your medical treatment has concluded, our expert legal team will assemble your case and enter into negotiations with the insurance company. We'll go back and forth until a settlement is reached. Sometimes, this doesn't happen, in which case we may file a lawsuit on your behalf.
How long will it take to investigate a car accident claim in New York?
The average personal injury claim reaches a settlement in 1.5 years, but your specific case may not follow this timeline. Factors to consider include the completeness of the evidence, the turnaround time of the insurance company, the possibility of a lawsuit, and more. No matter the length of your case, rest assured that Mighty keeps you informed every step of the way.
What happens once my New York car accident case is settled?
Once a settlement has been reached, we'll deduct our legal fees and any outstanding payments such as medical expenses and loans from the total amount. The rest is yours to keep. If you worked with a lawyer from our Mighty network, we'll also reimburse you 10% of the total costs. Even then, the end of your case isn't the end of our support. We're always a shoulder to lean on and a friend to call.
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150 Broadway, New York, NY 10038
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3 Park Avenue, Ste 2300, New York, NY 10016
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420 Lexington Ave. Suite 2750, New York, NY 10170
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80 Pine St, 38Th Floor, New York, NY 10005
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820 2Nd Avenue, New York, NY 10017
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