Car Accident Lawyer
Has someone in your family been injured in a car accident? Don't accept the insurance company's first offer.
A car accident lawyer from Worby Vecchio Edelman, LLP in White Plains, NY, can help your family recover the compensation you deserve.
Our personal injury lawyers have collected more than $1,000,000,000 on behalf of our clients. We take pride in achieving financial justice.
Request a Free Consultation
Do you have a car accident case on your hands? You can discuss your experience with car accident attorneys from one of New York's premier personal injury law firms. Worby Vecchio Edelman, LLP offers completely free consultations at our White Plains, NY, law office to personal injury victims and their families.
During your free consultation, our car accident lawyers will listen to your story and ask questions about the details of your accident. Then, we will advise you on the best way to proceed. If we're not the right law firm for you, we'll tell you so.
We serve clients from Westchester County, New York City, and all over the state. You can request a consultation with our lawyers right now by contacting us online or by calling our firm.
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We Handle All Types of Car Accidents
Most of our car accident clients were injured in auto accidents caused by driver negligence, which includes a broad range of driver behaviors. In accidents caused by negligence, the standard course of action is to file a car accident claim with the other driver's insurance company.
Reckless Driving (Intentional Misconduct)
Reckless driving includes operating the vehicle in a way that is known to be risky, such as speeding, failing to obey basic traffic rules, and driving with too many passengers in the car. Reckless driving could result in criminal charges being brought against the other driver.
Automobile manufacturers can be held responsible if an equipment malfunction causes an accident or serious injury. Examples include brake failure, tire blowout, loss of steering, and more. Our White Plains car accident lawyers are not afraid to go against massive corporations in product liability cases.
Poor Roadway Design / Road Maintenance
Poor roadway maintenance, the presence of potholes, and road construction all increase the probability of car accidents occurring, as do poorly marked roads and hazardous road designs. If road conditions contributed to your personal injury, we may be able to sue the city, county, or state.
Driving Under the Influence
Although illegal, driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol causes numerous injuries and deaths each year, as intoxicated drivers have impaired judgment and motor skills. If your family has been devastated by the choices of a drunk driver, our car accident lawyers can help you pursue justice.
Liability in Car Accident Cases
There are two types of liability associated with auto accidents: criminal and civil. Criminal charges may be brought in car accident cases that result in death or injury, especially when they are caused by the driver’s gross negligence or decision to drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Car accident civil liability cases usually involve personal injury lawsuits and require the jury to decide who is at fault, what percentage of liability each driver holds, and how much money should be paid to the victim by the at-fault driver’s insurance company. Our Westchester County personal injury attorneys can help you understand which kind of case you should pursue.
New York Doesn't Limit Compensation
There are various types of compensation attainable in an injury claim, regardless of whether the liable party is the other driver, government, or auto part manufacturer. Unlike some other states, New York places no maximum cap on how much money a plaintiff can be awarded in a personal injury case, meaning our car accident lawyers can seek major monetary relief for your medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Another advantage our state's laws provide to plaintiffs is the fact that New York follows the pure comparative negligence framework. You can obtain compensation in your lawsuit even if you were partially at fault for causing it. This differs from some states that disallow plaintiffs from receiving any compensation unless their driving was perfect.
Choose Top-Rated Trial Attorneys
For 2024, The National Trial Lawyers named our attorney David Worby as one of the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff attorneys. This designation honors Mr. Worby for his ability to take cases to trial and win. Our clients trust that if the insurance company won't settle, our team can emerge victorious in court.
White Plains Picks Our Attorneys
Top Peer Rating
In 2023, our law firm was named AV-Preeminent by the prestigious legal evaluator Martindale-Hubbell®. This top rating, conferred by other attorneys, is only awarded to practices deemed to have the highest levels of ethics, integrity, and skill.
A Century in Practice
Our law firm includes multiple attorneys who have been practicing law since the 1970s and 1980s. Combined, they have well over a century in practice, giving them an extensive log of car accident cases to draw upon when strategizing how best to win yours.
You Can Afford a Car Accident Lawyer
Too many car accident victims leave money on the table because they don't think they can afford legal representation. Don't take on insurance adjusters on your own because of financial concerns. The car accident attorneys of Worby Vecchio Edelman, LLP in White Plains, NY, work on contingency, which means you don't pay us anything up-front. Any legal fees will be a reasonable percentage of a verdict or settlement. If we don't secure compensation for your family, you won't owe us a dime.
Discuss Your Car Accident Protect Your Future By Acting Today
Since our White Plains car accident attorneys charge absolutely nothing upfront, speaking to us carries zero risk. Call (914) 686-3700 or write to our team to speak about your car accident claim and see if we can begin seeking maximum compensation.
Car Accidents Are Unfortunately Common
Car Accidents and Insurance Coverage
The amount of money that insurance companies pay to auto accident victims depends on a number of factors, including the severity of the injury and resulting disability, the type of coverage purchased by the insured driver, who is at fault, the percentage of liability each driver bears, the market value of the damaged vehicle, and the estimated cost of repair to the cars involved. If you’ve been in a car accident, contact the auto accident attorneys at Worby Vecchio Edelman, LLP in White Plains, NY, before accepting any compensation from an insurance company. Insurance company representatives decide the amount of money they’ll pay regardless of the actual cost of automobile repairs, the amount remaining on car loans, and the amount of medical expenses. By accepting a settlement from the insurance company, you may be agreeing not to sue for damages, which could deprive you of the full sum you deserve.
Recoverable Damages After a Car Accident
When you work with our car accident lawyers, we will assemble a comprehensive claim that pursues compensation for all of your damages and hardships. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be able to recover compensation for:
- Medical Bills
- Property Damage
- Lost Wages
- Lost Earning Potential
- Emotional Hardship
- Funeral Expenses
- Loss of Consortium
- Potentially More