Skilled And Committed Car Accident Lawyers
A motor vehicle accident can alter your life in a matter of seconds. From collisions with little or no property damage to high-speed crashes, serious injuries from car accidents can have a devastating and long-lasting impact on you and your passengers.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Hamburg or the surrounding areas of New York, the firm to contact is Chiacchia & Fleming, LLP. We have decades of experience advocating for accident and injury victims. We know that we can help you, too.
Ready To Represent You When You Need Us
There are countless ways to be injured on the state’s roads and highways. We regularly represent clients who have been seriously injured in:
- Accidents with semis and other large trucks
- Motorcycle crashes caused by negligent drivers
- Accidents in boats and other watercraft
- Scenarios in which motor vehicles strike pedestrians or collide with bicyclists
- Crashes caused by negligent distracted drivers
- Crashes caused by dangerous drunk drivers
In addition to the pages linked above, we provide informational resources on:
- Guidance for what to do after a truck accident
- Help for car accident victims
- What to know after a motorcycle crash
New York is a “no-fault” state, which means that medical bills and lost earnings are paid by the no-fault insurance carrier. Strict deadlines apply with respect to obtaining benefits pursuant to no fault. When someone is injured in an auto collision, it is especially important to consult with an attorney for this reason.
Common Car Accident Questions
Our clients often have a lot of questions about their accidents before they meet with us. To help you get the answers you are looking for, we have answered some of the more popular questions, below.
What Should You Do After An Accident?
When you are injured by another vehicle in an auto accident, it’s most important that you seek medical attention immediately. Save all your medical bills and reports as proof of your injuries so that we can be sure that you receive full reimbursement for these expenses.
We want to help you get a fair settlement so that you receive the full financial support you deserve. If you have been injured in an accident and are left with medical expenses and other damages to reconcile with, contact us as soon as you can.
Should You Accept A Lowball Settlement Offer?
No. Insurance companies are usually the first to offer you a settlement for your accident, which means that their offers are usually low ones. When an insurance company offers you a settlement, it’s important that you review it to make sure that all your injuries and the expenses for all your injuries have been confirmed. If something is missing from the offer, or they are not giving you enough to treat your injuries, call us.
Oftentimes, cases are worth more than what an insurance company is agreeing to pay you, so you should avoid accepting an offer that doesn’t give you the full support you deserve. We will fight on your behalf to get you the most we can for your physical and psychological injuries. You should never have to pay for damages done to you due to the negligence of another person.
What Should Fair Compensation Cover?
After an accident, the liable party should be responsible for all the consequences of your injuries, not just the initial ones. Our goal as your legal representation is securing fair compensation that accurately reflects the costs of your injury, including lost income, property damage, medical expenses, the cost of relocating or renovating to accommodate a disability, and pain and suffering.
Should You Talk To Insurers Alone?
After your accident, an insurance agent may reach out to you with “routine questions” about your accident, claiming that they need a bit of information for their report. It is likely that the agent is looking for a way to avoid paying you the money you deserve, and saying the wrong thing can cost you dearly. Never speak to an insurance agent after your accident without your lawyer present.
What Can A Lawyer Do For You?
Instead of taking the risk of leaving money on the table in your injury claim, the guidance of a skilled personal injury lawyer can be invaluable. We can help you avoid critical mistakes that can cost you your full compensation, manage your case while you focus on your health and minimize the time it takes to resolve your claim, providing you with your money sooner.
Begin Building Your Claim Today
Based in Hamburg, New York, Chiacchia & Fleming, LLP, serves clients throughout the surrounding areas. If you or a loved one was injured in an automobile accident, contact us for a free case evaluation. Just call 888-655-6122 or send us an email.