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NEW YORK PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS

Firm Overview
Personal Injury Attorneys Fighting for New Yorkers

The skillful trial lawyers at Newman, Anzalone & Newman have been delivering high levels of legal representation to accident victims since 1978. We are proud that we have earned a reputation as one of the premier personal injury law firms in the New York Metro Area.

Each new client whom we assist receives the same level of service that built our outstanding reputation. Through our decades of experience, we have developed a strong understanding of the needs of people who have suffered catastrophic injuries or the death of a loved one.

Our New York City personal injury lawyers handle cases arising out of car crashes, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle crashes, construction accidents, slip and falls, and other accidents.

Overview of Accident Claims

After most accidents, you must prove somebody else's negligence to recover damages. While some injuries are results of intentional acts, most are results of carelessness. A moment's inattention can result in serious injuries, and the party responsible for those injuries should bear the financial burden of them. To prove a person or entity's negligence, your attorney will need to show that the defendant owed a duty of care, the defendant breached this duty, and the breach caused injuries or death.

For example, after a truck accident, you may need to show that the truck driver and trucking company failed to use reasonable care and thereby caused injuries. A truck driver might breach the duty to use reasonable care by overloading the vehicle and speeding. Overloading a commercial vehicle can result in the truck tipping over, particularly when going fast or driving around curves. A trucking company that fails to use reasonable care when employing truck drivers, such as by failing to conduct a background check or properly train a truck driver, may also contribute to an accident.

In other accidents, a property owner may be to blame. It is important to retain a New York City personal injury attorney who will investigate all of the potential causes of the acci