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Protecting the legal rights of injured accident victims.

If you have been injured in an accident you may been titled to a cash reward.

The law firm of Litman & Litman, P.C. provides top-notch legal representation handling all types of accident cases to protect the rights of injured people. If you have been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to cash compensation.

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We have recovered millions of dollars over the years for our clients who have been injured due to the negligence and fault of others.

There is no legal fee unless you recover money for your injuries. Any expenses are payable at the conclusion of case.

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Useful Terms in Motor Vehicle Accident Lawsuit Settlement or Awards

Actual Cash Value:  Or Market Value, the cost a vehicle is valued at if damaged or destroyed in an accident. Insurance companies pay the owners the actual cash value if the bus, truck or car is considered a total loss.
Additional Insured: This is another party other than the protected person or entity named in a vehicle's insurance policy.
Automobile Insurance: Insurance protects the owner against losses to his or her vehicle. Types of coverage include medical payments, bodily injury, property damage, collision and comprehensive physical vehicle damage. 
The Burden of Proof: The plaintiff, known as the individual who initiates a claim or lawsuit. The plaintiff must prove what occurred in the case. In a motor vehicle accident, the plaintiff establishes the burden of proof that the other party involved caused the accident.
Case: Any action, cause, lawsuit, proceeding or controversy initiated through the court system by filing a petition, indictment or complaint.

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Actions To Take If You Are In Car Accident

Car accidents are always unexpected and hugely stressful stay calm and try to control your emotions. Get support from people you feel you can trust.:

  1. Be Safe
  • Move the car out of harm’s way, such as the shoulder of the road if the car accident is minor.
  • If unable to move the car, confirm that the vehicle is in Park position, turn the engine off, and engage the hazard lights.
  • Check that it is safe for you to get out of the car and then do so.
  • If available, use warning triangles or safety cones to alert others of the accident.
  1. Seek Help
  • Check for injuries - your own and others who are involved; always err on the side of calling an ambulance if injuries are questionable.
  • Contact the police, no matter how minor the accident. A police report is useful in the claims process while determining who was at fault.
  • Do not leave the scene of the accident if you are the driver who has injured a pedestrian or the other driver. You could be considered a hit-and-run driver and subject to criminal penalties.

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What to do if you've been injured by a defective product

The strength of your legal case is a direct result of the actions you take after a defective product has caused injury.

Seek medical attention. A record of your injury is of the utmost importance. Visit a doctor or hospital immediately upon sustaining a harmful product injury.
Report the accident. Do not give a verbal or written statement before speaking with a product liability lawyer. If at work, report the accident to your supervisor and contact your insurance company.

Compile evidence. Immediately take photographs of the accident location and the product that caused the accident. Write down your account of the situation, including your actions that preceded the accident. Get the contact information of any witnesses. 
Do not communicate on social media. Resist the impulse to share your experience publicly. Your legal case could be affected by the opposition taking your words and using them against you. 

Call Litman and Litman, P.C.  Taking swift action will influence the outcome of your case. With product liability cases, it’s essential to secure valuable evidence and record a clear account of the sequence of events. 

Call us today for a free evaluation by our proven product liability attorneys. You don’t pay us a penny unless we recover damages for you.
IF YOU HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT AND NEED IMMEDIATE LEGAL ASSISTANCE PLEASE CALL: TOLL-FREE: 1-800-LAW-4334 (1-800-529-4334)JEFFREY E. LITMAN, ESQ. 516-353-1500  KEN LITMAN ESQ.  516-359-6333 We are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

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