After the Accident
At William Mattar Injury Lawyers, we know you can’t always predict when car accidents will happen. But our car accident injury attorneys want to provide you with the information you need to be prepared for what comes next. From knowing when you should see a doctor, to filing for unemployment after a car accident, we’re here to guide you through every step of the claims process—so you can focus on recovering from your injuries.
We Know What You’re Going Through
Medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering can make the days, weeks, and months after a car accident one of the most stressful times of your life. At William Mattar, we’ve helped injury victims throughout New York State for more than 20 years, and we’re here to provide you with the information you need so you can focus on getting better.
- What to Expect After a Car Accident
Having a plan can help you handle the obstacles following a car accident. Some steps to take after a crash include identify injuries, file a police report, and gather and document car accident information.
- What to Do After an Accident
Find out what four things you can do in the moments following a car accident that can help our legal team build a strong injury claim on your behalf.
- Car Accident Checklist
Our car accident attorneys have created a seven-step checklist that can help you get the full amount of No-Fault compensation you’re entitled to after an accident.
- Should I See a Doctor?
Car accident injuries don’t always show right away, and without medical treatment they may get worse over time. Learn common signs of internal injuries and find out how seeing a doctor may help strengthen your claim.
- What Is a Serious Injury?
New York State law limits the ability to file an injury claim to car accident victims who have suffered serious injuries. Discover what types of injuries are considered serious and the symptoms you should watch out for after a car accident.
- I was Just Involved in a Car Accident, and My Doctor Gave Me a Diagnosis. Do I Have a Case?
The nature and extent of the injury will depend on several factors such as preexisting and degenerative conditions, the mechanism of injury, diagnosis and prognosis.
- Car Accident Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, caused by motor vehicle crashes can affect memory, speech, and even emotions. If you or someone you love suffered a traumatic brain injury as the result of a car accident, an experienced accident injury lawyer can help protect your rights.
- If I’ve Sustained a Head Injury in a Car Accident, am I Entitled to a Financial Recovery?
A common type of car accident injury is a traumatic brain injury. Symptoms can include headaches, vomiting, fatigue, and loss of consciousness.
- Do I Have a Car Accident Claim?
While most car accident victims are entitled to No-Fault insurance coverage after an accident, not everyone is eligible to file an injury claim for damages. To help you understand your rights to compensation, we’ve outlined the criteria required to file car accident claims in New York State.
- Do I Have a Case Against a Municipality, Such as a County, Town, or City?
In New York, claims against a municipality are generally subject to a shortened statute of limitations period, meaning you have less time to file.
- Collecting Unemployment After a Car Accident
Car accident injuries can leave you too hurt to return to your job or find new work. Whether you were employed or unemployed at the time of your accident, we’re here to help. We know unemployment can be affected by motor vehicle accidents, and we’re here to help guide you to get—or keep—the benefits you deserve.
- New York State Disability
Your No-Fault insurance carrier may require you to file for New York State disability benefits after your accident. Learn how your employment status affects your ability to file for disability, the amount of compensation you can expect to receive, and the legal deadlines for filing a disability claim.
- Someone Used a Hand Gesture on the Roadway, Resulting in my Injury. Do I Have a Case?
A hand gesture used by another motorist, which causes an injury, may result in a potential claim of negligence depending on the circumstances.
- I Was Injured in a Car Accident and my Baby or Child Was in the Backseat. If my Child Was Injured, does He or She Have a Case?
When it comes to protecting infants and children on our roads, proper use of a child seat is absolutely critical. Sometimes infants and small children can sustain personal injuries despite proper use of a child seat
- I Was Injured in a Car accident, and the At-fault Driver Was not Wearing His or Her Glasses.
New York driver licenses contain information about license restrictions including corrective lenses, telescopic lenses, and daylight driving only.
- I Was Just Involved in a Car Accident, I’m Injured, and I Keep Getting Mail and Phone Calls from Insurance Adjusters. Should I Call Them Back?
In the days and weeks following your car accident, insurance companies will try to contact you to discuss your insurance claims and the crash.
- A Driver Ran a Red Light or Stop Sign, Striking my Car. Do I Have a Case?
In New York, all drivers must obey the laws and exercise care in every situation when traveling on the roadways. To help determine the liability of motorists, New York courts have created rules and guidelines. One of the guidelines is the idea that a driver who failed to yield the right of way with a traffic light or stop sign is at fault.
- I Was Injured in a Car Accident. Will my Injuries be Permanent?
The medical diagnosis and prognosis of your car accident injuries can be determined by a medical provider, such as an osteopath, chiropractor, or physician.
- Who is Responsible for What After a Car Accident?
When you sustain injuries from your car crash, occasionally it can be a challenge to identify who the at-fault driver is.
- I Was Injured in a Car Accident. How Long do I Have to Bring a Claim?
After a car crash, there are strict deadlines you need to meet within the statute of limitations in order to file a lawsuit.
- How Long Does it Take to Receive Compensation for Pain and Suffering after a Car Accident?
Wondering how long it takes to receive compensation for pain and suffering? It depends. Speak to a car accident attorney at William Mattar to review the details of your case today.
Our 24/7 Team Is Ready to Help
If you or a loved one were injured in a car accident, William Mattar can help protect your rights to compensation. There are important legal deadlines for filing an injury claim, so don’t delay. Contact our 24/7 team now—just dial (844) 444-4444. We serve car accident injury victims throughout New York State. Our experienced injury lawyers are ready to put our experience to work for you today.