Were you injured in a car accident in Queens? Our New York car accident lawyers can help you get the justice and compensation you deserve.
According to the New York State Department of Health there were over 15,000 Emergency Department visits in Queens resulting from car and vehicle accidents in 2014. And sadly, in the same year, motor vehicle traffic injuries were the 4th leading cause of injury related death in the borough — with a total of 93 deaths directly attributable to vehicle accidents.
Car Accidents In Queens – A Major Cause Of TBI
Injuries to the brain are common in vehicle accidents. In fact, 30% of Queens County residents who were hospitalized in 2014 due to vehicle accidents were subsequently diagnosed with a TBI (traumatic brain injury).
At De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, our lawyers have a unique understanding of the complexities of brain injury law, and we have been advocating for brain injury survivors for over 30 years. Indeed, our partners Shana De Caro and Michael Kaplen have been selected as Preferred Attorneys by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA).
Car Accident Blackspots In Queens
Queens Blvd., Northern Blvd., and Main Street are common locations for car accidents in Queens.
De Caro & Kaplen, LLP have successfully represented individuals involved in car accidents on each of these roadways.
For accidents involving pedestrians, the intersection of Woodhaven Boulevard & Jamaica Avenue had the most incidents in 2010 (5), while the intersection of Forest Avenue & Myrtle Avenue & George Street had the second highest number (4).
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Facilities In Queens
Vehicle accidents are a leading cause of traumatic brain injury. According to the CDC, 14% of brain injuries are caused by auto accidents.
Which Areas Of Queens Do We Cover?
Our lawyers can accept car accident cases throughout Queens County, including: Astoria, Jamaica, Corona, Elmhurst, Flushing, and Murray Hill.
How We Can Help With Your Queens Car Accident Case
We work on a contingency basis. Which means we only receive a fee if we are successful in receiving compensation for you. In other words: we only get paid if you do.
Our experienced car accident lawyers will work tirelessly to get you the justice you deserve, and will be there to support and guide you throughout the process.