Westchester Taxi Accident Lawyer
Taxi crashes can be far more difficult to get fully compensated for compared to the average car accident. Find out how to handle your claim by working with a Westchester taxi accident lawyer.
In the aftermath of a taxicab accident, you may feel overwhelmed and frustrated about what to do next. Your injuries have likely taken a toll on you through lost quality of life, lost income, and major financial losses.
When your accident was caused by a negligent cab driver or taxi company, you have the opportunity to file a personal injury claim to recover compensation for your damages.
Taxi accidents are complicated. Discovering the cause of the accident, why it happened, and who was at fault are factors that need to be proven to successfully win full compensation.
Pursuing a claim for your taxi crash requires in-depth knowledge of New York laws. An experienced Westchester taxi accident lawyer from Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP will aggressively fight to protect your rights and successfully resolve your claim.
Taxicab Wrecks in Westchester
Taxi drivers sometimes drive in a rushed manner in order to make the most profits possible. Weaving in and out of lanes, excessive speeding, and hurrying through intersections put passengers, occupants of other vehicles, and pedestrians at risk, however.
Common scenarios that cause taxi accidents include the following:
- Taxi driver passes other vehicles by weaving in and out of lanes quickly
- Taxi driver fails to yield to bicyclists and pedestrians or fails stop at stop signs and traffic lights
- Taxi driver is intoxicated by alcohol or drugs
- Taxi driver is distracted by a cell phone or by chatting with passengers
- Taxi driver following other vehicles too closely, causing a rear-end collision
- Taxi company fails to maintain a cab to safe standard
- Taxi company encourages cabbies to rush their fares rather than practice safe driving
Taxi Accident Liability
Determining fault in a taxi accident requires a thorough investigation of the crash. Proving who caused the accident and why it happened are both critical steps that will lead to full compensation.
A Westchester taxi accident lawyer from our firm will have access to legal and investigative resources to aid in the collection of evidence. One or more of the following may be at fault for your taxicab wreck:
- Driver of the taxi
- Owner of the taxi business
- Auto maker or manufacturer of a defective part
- Maintenance company
- Another driver
Compensation for All Your Losses
As a taxi accident victim, you can suffer injuries that will change your life. Whether you were a passenger in a taxicab, the driver of another vehicle, a pedestrian, or a cyclist, you deserve to recover damages for your injuries.
You may have lost income due to missed time at work, and your injuries may require you to undergo ongoing medical treatment. Additionally, you may have lost your ability to participate in activities you once enjoyed, and your suffering may have affected your life dramatically.
An attorney from our office will help you recover full compensation for your injuries:
- Lost wages
- Future income
- Medical expenses, both present and future
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Lost enjoyment of life
Contact a Westchester Cab Crash Attorney
If you suffered injuries in a taxicab accident, Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP will help you obtain the comprehensive settlement you are entitled to. Call 1-800-VICTIM2 (842-8462) for a free, no-obligation consultation or submit the form below to arrange a time to speak with a Westchester taxi accident lawyer in detail.