When a vehicle hits a person walking down the road, on the sidewalk or in a parking lot, the driver of the vehicle is almost always deemed to be negligent or at fault in the crash.
Pedestrian-automobile accident cases can cause the most serious bodily injuries including paralysis or death.
After the crash, the pedestrian might be out of work for an extended period of time and face extremely expensive medical bills.
Personal injury attorneys in Westchester County, New York often file lawsuits for money damages to compensate the injured person for injuries and lost wages.
The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.
Lawyer Referral Service in Westchester County, NY - The Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA) has sponsored a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) for the past 40 years. Each year, the LRS refers thousands of individuals to local attorneys throughout White Plains, NY, and the surrounding areas of Westchester County. Attorneys that participate in the Lawyer Referral Service agree to provide a 30 minute consultation in exchange for a $40 consultation fee. During the consultation the attorney and client discuss the legal problem, possible solutions and the attorney fees needed for additional representation.