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Top Questions When You Have Been Injured

The first steps you take after an accident or injury can make all the difference in your personal injury claim. Diligent investigation and gathering evidence as early as possible after the situation is essential to help establish your involvement in the accident and the subsequent compensation you need for medical coverage and damages.



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These personal injury FAQs can help guide you in the event of an accident or injury. Contact the law firm of Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC, to help you take the next steps in your case.

If I hire a lawyer for my case, what will they do?

Your attorney will start working on your case to investigate your claim and strategize on how to get the best results for you. They will collect statements, talk to witnesses, check police reports, review the scene, talk to doctors and review your medical reports, talk to experts, and review the relevant laws that may affect your case.

I am worried about my case. What should I be doing?

After you collect all the information you can about your case, such as photos, insurance information and contact information, the most important thing is to contact the police and a lawyer. They will handle the incident from there, and you can focus on getting well. Injured parties must do what is necessary to recover and improve their condition to receive compensation. It is crucial to mitigate the damage you have suffered and focus on getting better.

When will I receive the money for my case?

Personal injury cases and lawsuits take time to investigate, discuss, and come to a conclusion. It can depend on the evidence in the case, how severe the accident or incident was, and the insurance agencies involved. Your case could be settled in months or may take years to go to trial. After that, it can take a few weeks to complete the process and documents and to deliver your check. Your lawyer can advise you on the progress of the case.

We Can Answer Your Personal Injury Claim Questions

Contact our team of lawyers at our New York City office at 646-916-3179 . We offer complimentary initial consultations on your case via phone or using our online form. Unless we are successful with your case, there is no fee for our services. Hablamos Español.