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Off-Duty NYPD Cop Arrested for Drunk Driving in the Bronx

The Bronx, NY - An off-duty New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Ability Impaired: Alcohol after a crash in the Bronx on November 8. The 39-year-old NYPD cop was alleg...

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Bronx Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Death of Elderly Couple

The Bronx, NY - An elderly couple succumbs to injuries caused by a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Allerton Avenue and East Gun Hill Road. The traumatic incident took place when the 81-year-old driver of a 1999 Lincoln Town Car,...

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Have you been hurt through the negligence of others? You may be entitled to compensation. At Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C.—or SAM—we are dedicated, experienced, and compassionate personal injury lawyers who have helped thousands of injured clients just like you in NYC and the surrounding area....

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Elderly Pedestrian Dies Days After Being Struck by MTA Bus in the Bronx

The Bronx, NY - An MTA bus crash in the Bronx claimed the life of an elderly pedestrian days after the incident. The 78-year-old man succumbed to severe head trauma on November 3 in Jacobi Hospital, five days after he was st...

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41-Year-Old Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Two Cars in Staten Island

Staten Island, NY - A 41-year-old male pedestrian was in critical condition after being struck by two cars in Dongan Hills at around 7:45 p.m. on November 11. Police reports say that a first vehicle hit ...

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Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Cement Truck Driver in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY - A 34-year-old Manhattan woman attempting to cross between Jefferson and Troutman Streets on Bushwick Avenue was fatally struck by a 49-year-old driver of a cement truck at around 7:12 a.m. on November 9. First responders...

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Deposition FAQs

What is an examination before trial?

An examination before trial is also called an EBT or a deposition. It is a legal proceeding where both sides answer questions about their lawsuit under oath in front of a court reporter and lawyers. A transcript of the proceeding is made incl...

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Motorcyclist Succumbs to Serious Head Injuries After SUV Collision in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY - A 29-year-old motorcyclist died following a hit-and-run crash in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Weeks later after the horrific collision between a recently-purchased 2013 Honda motorcycle and a Kia Soul SUV, th...

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Brooklyn Man, 37, Dies in Truck Collision After Failing to Stop at Intersection on Roadway

New York - A Brooklyn man died from a car crash in Dutchess County at around 4:15 p.m. on November 11. The tragic incident unfolded as the 37-year-old driver of a 2003 Toyota Camry headed southbound on Cou...

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I was the victim of medical malpractice from a Hospital in Brooklyn. I figured I would just suffer for their mistake for the rest of my life, but then I spoke to one of the personal injury attorneys here, and she explained what my rights were and how I could get significant financial compensation to cover lost work, pain, suffering, medical bills, therapy, and more! The best part is there really is no cost to working with these guys because they'll take your case and represent you at no upfront cost and they only get paid a percentage of the ultimate settlement if they win and the settlements are so large that I had no problem at all saying okay to them taking a very fair and small amount. Essentially free money!
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Brooklyn, NY Personal Injury Lawyer

A personal injury is any emotional anguish or physical harm a person suffers through no fault of their own such as an injury from a faulty product, negligence at work, etc. When filing a lawsuit against the person or company that caused the injury they will hire a personal injury attorney. The person filing the personal injury claim is referred to as the plaintiff. What a person can win in these type of lawsuits depends on a variety of factors. It can depend on the type of injury received, the treatment methods, and the laws of that particular jurisdiction. If the person has any preexisting conditions this could also factor into the verdict.

Personal injuries can cause permanent disabilities and death. The most common type of personal-injury incurs due to traffic accidents. The police record any personal-injury caused due to a traffic accident. In case of a personal accident occurring at the work place, the employer must record the accident in a record log of the organization, if there is a personal, injury due to use of a faulty appliance. The store from where the appliance was bought must be informed. You must also inform your insurance company of any personal injury that you have sustained. You must also report a personal-injury to your doctor. A personal-injury if not paid heed to, can lead to further complications latter on.  

If you have suffered a personal injury, there are a number of steps you can take. As soon as you can, you should write down notes of exactly what happened during the accident. These notes will be much more reliable than your memory if you need to recount what happened later, so make them as detailed as possible. Again, it will also be helpful to identify witnesses of the accident who can help you prove your claim to an insurance company or court. If there is any physical evidence of your injury, make sure to retain it. You should also get a hold of your medical records, both of any treatment following your accident and for the period preceding your injury. This will prove that you are telling the truth about your injury and that the accident, not any pre-existing condition, was responsible for the injury. You can contact your doctor to request a copy of your medical records. All of these records will help you to prove your claim if you decide to file for compensation.  

The New York City personal injury lawyers at Silberstein, Awad, & Miklos, P.C. excel in a number of personal injury claims types including auto accidents, defective product claims, slip and falls, and accidents on the job. At Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C., we strive to meet the highest standards of performance, service, and ethics, certifying that we handle our clients’ legal matters with compassion and efficiency. We employ Brooklyn, NY personal injury attorneys who devote themselves to every one of our clients. Our record before both trial and appellate courts reflects this commitment to excellence. Some of the services we offer include:  

Truck Accident Lawyer

Serious truck accident cases are different, and it is very important to discuss the case with an experienced personal injury lawyer Brooklyn, NY. Critical evidence that could have proved violation of important safety regulations can be destroyed. For example, log books that can prove speeding or driving over hours in a dangerously fatigued state can legally be destroyed by the trucking company shortly after a crash if they do not receive notice to preserve the evidence. Black boxes, or electronic data recorders, that can also prove critical facts can also be swiped and erased if the trucking company is not put on notice to preserve it.  

Train Accident Attorney

If you rely on public transportation to get to work, school, or even just for your daily errands, we know that you expect a safe and secure ride at all times. Whether you ride the train or the subway, things can go wrong when you least expect it. If you have been involved in a train or subway accident, Brooklyn, NY personal injury attorney can help you through this process.  

For more than two decades, our injury lawyers have represented clients that have been in a variety of different public transportation accidents. Because insurance companies always try to cover their tracks, it is important to ensure your rights are fully protected immediately after an accident takes place  

Wrongful Death Lawyer

The death of a loved one is a tragic event that we all must face at some time. Brooklyn, NY personal injury lawyers understand that no amount of money in the world can bring back your loved one or ease your pain. However, when your loved one’s death is caused by another person, the law allows for rights of recovery for the surviving family members. If you have a loved one who has been killed due to negligence, an experienced New York wrongful death lawyer at Silberstein Awad & Miklos, P.C. will help you get the compensation you deserve.  

Slip and Fall Lawyer

If you are injured in a slip, trip, or fall accident, it is important that your family or a trusted friend helps you preserve the evidence as soon as the incident takes place. Take a picture of the accident location record the condition of the area at the time of your fall, and make note of any signs and lighting fixtures in the area. Your goal is to record and preserve the scene of the accident as completely as possible.  

If you have been injured in a trip or slip and fall accident, please call or e-mail our New York slip and falls lawyer today. The call is free and our premises liability lawyers only receive payment if we obtain money for you.  

National law directories have awarded the highest distinctions to Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C. These recognition's include the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers’ Highest Level of Legal Ability and Adherence to Ethical Standards Award, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in New York and Super Lawyers in New York. We are more than capable of handling your personal injury cases. For more information call us or visit our website:  

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