Practice Areas Personal Injury Law: Helping You Secure the Compensation You Deserve
If you have been injured because of another driver's negligence, you have rights. With the help of our experienced attorneys, you can collect the damages you need to cope with the aftermath of an auto accident. It is important for our clients to remember they should never accept an insurance settlement before consulting with one of our attorneys.
Brain injuries can have serious and far-reaching effects on your life and the livelihood of your family. Our attorneys are experienced in handling a wide range of brain injury cases. Brain injuries can be traumatic (resulting from something like a slip and fall injury, assault, or an accident caused by a defective product), or caused by other factors, like medical malpractice.
Catastrophic injuries (severe injuries to the brain, spine, or spinal cord) can have overwhelming consequences that affect you and your loved ones for the rest of your lives. If you or a loved one has experienced a catastrophic injury because of another party's negligence, our attorneys can help you collect the compensation you need to cover medical costs and other expenses, as well as compensation for pain and suffering.
Thousands of construction workers are injured and killed in the workplace each year. Working in the construction industry places you in potentially dangerous situations on the job, and your employer is responsible for providing you with a safe work environment. If you have become hurt because of negligence on the part of your employer, we can make sure that they are held responsible for losses.
We look to healthcare providers to heal us and protect our health. When you or a loved one becomes sick or injured because of a healthcare provider's negligence, it can be particularly damaging. The effects of medical malpractice can vary greatly, ranging from injury to wrongful death. If you or a loved one has been injured because of a doctor's negligence, our lawyers will use their years of experience to fight for the compensation you need and deserve.
Negligence is the failure to act with care. Under certain circumstances, negligence can result in injury or death. Our attorneys have successfully dealt with negligence cases ranging from medical malpractice and construction accidents to dangerous products. If the negligence of another party has resulted in injury to you or a loved one, our attorneys can help you collect damages.
Property owners are responsible for maintaining their grounds in a way that will prevent harm. When they fail to maintain a safe environment or provide adequate warning of dangers, injury can occur. If you or a loved one has been injured in a setting such as an airport, hotel, restaurant, or even just walking down the sidewalk, we can determine if you have a case, and fight for your right to compensation.
Wrongful death can take a devastating toll on a victim's loved ones. Although no amount of monetary compensation can make up for the loss of a loved one, our attorneys will work diligently to make sure you receive the compensation you need to cope with your financial burdens, as well as your pain and suffering. We will handle the complex legal matters while you and your family concentrate on healing.
Manufacturers are required by law to design their products so that they are safe when properly used. If you have become injured due to the improper design of a safety switch on a piece of machinery, for example, you may have grounds to file a product liability lawsuit. Our attorneys are experienced in all types of product liability cases. If you have been injured because of a defective product, schedule a consultation with us today to review your case.
Victims of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment
Sexual abuse includes rape, attempted rape, and child molestation. It can take place anywhere – at work, at school, or even at home. Sexual harassment includes unwanted attention or advances, inappropriate comments and speech, or unwelcome physical conduct or invitations. Any form of unwanted sexual contact or attention, from physical encounters to verbal threats, may be reason to file a sexual abuse or sexual harassment lawsuit.
Injuries suffered from a bus accident – whether it’s a school bus, a public bus, or any other type of bus, can result in devastating consequences. If you have suffered a personal injury because of a bus accident, our attorneys can help you with complex insurance and liability issues. Call the White Plains bus accident lawyers at Worby Vecchio Edelman for a free consultation.
Zadroga Act & 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Claims
Our representation of those who are ill as a direct result of the 9/11 attacks continues, as we represent a number of individuals and their families in connection with their claims to the Federal Victim Compensation Fund/James Zadroga Act. If you or a loved one who lived, worked, attended school or was otherwise present in the Ground Zero area in the months following 9/11, up to the summer of 2002, and was diagnosed with cancer or any other 9/11 illness, or if someone’s untimely death was caused as result of such an illness, please contact the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund lawyers at Worby Vecchio Edelman.
Collisions with big rigs can lead to catastrophic injuries and even death. If you or a loved one was involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler or other large commercial vehicle, our attorneys can hold the truck driver or the trucking company accountable for property damage, physical trauma, and even the loss of life.