Is It Difficult to Drive in New York City?
New York City is not an easy city to drive in. In fact, serious motor vehicle accidents happen every day in NYC. It’s not surprising, considering the number of cars, taxis, buses, trucks, pedestrians, bicyclists, scooters, mopeds, and motorcycles sharing New York City streets.
If you’ve been hurt on New York City’s roads, reach out for help from a lawyer. We have the tools to help you when you’re injured by a careless driver.
What Causes NYC Car Accidents?
With high volumes of motor vehicle traffic, you may not be surprised to see a high number of accidents, too. But what causes car accidents in New York?
There are many factors that contribute to motor vehicle accidents in New York City. Here are some of the most common reasons for a New York City motor vehicle accidents:
- Following too closely or tailgating
- Aggressive or reckless driving
- Inexperienced drivers
- Passing improperly
- Improper lane changes
- Failure to yield right of way
- Trying to beat a red light
- Pulling out of parking spots
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or impaired driving
- Hazardous roads
Any of these situations can lead to a devastating accident. Some accidents may have been avoided if one or more drivers weren’t engaging in reckless activity. Unfortunately, you may have been hurt because one or more drivers was simply not being as careful and concerned with the safety of other people as they should have been.
What Can a Lawyer Do to Help?
Driving can be difficult in New York City, and even the most careful drivers may find themselves injured. Worse, the insurance company may try to avoid paying for your injuries, making you a victim twice.
Whether your insurance company isn’t respecting your policy or the at-fault party is trying to avoid paying, your lawyer can help you recover. Your attorney can gather evidence of your injuries and prepare your case when you’re hurt. That takes the pressure off you.
They can even represent your case in negotiations with insurers or in court. It’s easy to make a mistake or say the wrong thing in court, which can be devastating for your claim. Your lawyer can handle the discussions for you in many cases, so you can focus on healing from your injuries instead.
Call a New York City Car Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one was involved in a motor vehicle accident that occurred in New York City, the car accident attorneys at Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP can help. Our firm represents clients who have suffered injuries as a result of motor vehicle accidents in New York City.
Our firm’s motto is “Don’t Be A Victim Twice.” That means we’re here to help you get the funds you’re due, even if your insurer doesn’t want to pay. If you’re hurt in an NYC car accident and you need help, call 1-800-VICTIM2 (1-800-842-8462) or fill out the online contact form below.