Motor Vehicle Accidents

New York City Auto Accident Attorney

clash truck and carRepresenting clients after automobile accidents

The Law Offices of Jonathan D. Sands has extensive experience representing clients in automobile accident cases throughout Westchester County and New York City. If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident and have suffered serious injuries, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible. For nearly 20 years, the Law Offices of Jonathan D. Sands has been aggressively fighting for full compensation for its clients who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents. Contact our office today for a consultation about your case. There is no cost or obligation.

Car Accidents

Car accidents can have devastating results. Depending on the size of the vehicles involved, their speed, and the points of impact, car crashes can cause serious injuries and even death. New York State has some of the most congested and dangerous roads in America. Whether you are driving on rural roads or city streets, there is always a chance that you can become involved in a serious accident.

Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents can result in very serious injuries. When we walk the streets of our villages, towns, and cities, we are always at risk of being injured. Unfortunately, pedestrians are struck by vehicles regularly, sometimes with terrible outcomes. Depending on the size and speed of the vehicle, a person can suffer serious injury and even death. With no protection at all, pedestrian accidents are some of the worst seen on the roads of New York.

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents can result is some of the most serious injuries seen in personal injury cases. Those who ride motorcycles have little protection other than their helmets and clothing. The roads of New York can be very dangerous and the volume of accidents involving motorcycles is on the rise. Motorcycles are fast and unpredictable. They can be difficult to follow and hard to avoid. When a motorcyclist suffers an injury after an accident, he should consider his consulting with an experienced attorney.

Truck Accidents

It is no surprise that New York has some of the most dangerous highways populated by some of the most aggressive drivers in America. Vehicles of all shapes and sizes often carelessly travel from one location to another with little concern for others on the roads. Truck accidents are frequent occurrences on the roads of New York State. If you are involved in an accident, you are at risk for injury. If you are involved in an accident with a truck, the chance of serious injury increases dramatically.

Train & Bus Accidents

Mass transit serves millions of people across New York State every day. Whether commuting to New York City on Metro North or utilizing the multitude of bus options, dependability, safety, and affordability are just some of the many reasons people use public transportation. As passengers of mass transit, we hope that those who operate and regulate trains and buses take the necessary precautions to ensure a trip without incident.

Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle accidents can end with terrible results. Bicycles are hard to see, follow, operate silently, and offer the rider no protection if struck by a motor vehicle. If you were to get hit by a vehicle while riding a bicycle, you could suffer from serious injuries, including concussion, spinal cord injury, broken bones, dental injuries, and more. Obviously, this list is not exclusive. In most cases, immediately after the accident, your medical bills and lost wages should be covered under the motor vehicle driver’s no-fault insurance policy known as PIP.

Injured Passengers

Accidents that cause injuries to passengers in vehicles are very common. If the passenger was injured and the injuries meet the serious injury threshold, that passenger may bring a lawsuit against those whose negligence caused the accident, including the driver of the vehicle occupied by the passenger. The standard of proof is the same whether the passenger was in a private vehicle or public transportation.