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If You've Been Injured By A Drunk Driver, We Can Help

If you've been injured by a drunk driver, it’s essential that you hire an experienced lawyer to protect your rights.

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Drunk Driving Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accidents Caused By Impaired Drivers

Though public officials have worked hard over the past few years to bring awareness to the dangers of drinking and driving, it’s still a significant problem. In fact, recent statistics show alcohol to be involved in nearly one-third of all fatal motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Furthermore, because many drunk drivers are repeat offenders who may have difficulty obtaining adequate motor vehicle insurance, you may encounter challenges trying to recover damages if you’ve been injured by someone under the influence. That’s why it’s essential that you hire an experienced lawyer to protect your rights.

Recent Case Results

Experienced New York City Car Accident Attorneys

Construction Accidents $9.9 Million Settlement for worker injured during building construction
Construction $7.5 Million $7.5 settlement for helper injured in fall from forklift resulting in multiple surgeries.
Construction Accidents $6.6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from scaffold sustaining serious injuries.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Settlement for electrician that fell one story off of roof during construction of an extension.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Awarded to construction worker that fell from ladder while installing window frame.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from ladder sustaining serious injuries.
Negligent Supervision $6 Million Awarded to 19 year old mentally disabled man that suffered severe burns as a result of institution’s failure to supervise.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Awarded to construction worker struck by falling object at construction site.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Settlement for Scaffold Installer that fell one story during construction of sidewalk bridge.

At Oresky & Associates, PLLC, we bring more than a quarter of a century of hands-on experience to injured people across New York City.

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Protecting Your Rights When You’ve Been Hurt by a Drunk Driver

We have seen the impact a personal injury can have on every aspect of a person’s life, and we know the anxiety that you can feel when your future is uncertain. We will keep you involved and informed at all times, so that you know where you stand and what options are available to you. We take an aggressive approach, a practice that has helped us recover more than $300 million in settlements and verdicts for our clients over the last 30+ years.

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Our Process

Our Team Can Start Working for You from the Moment You Call

When it comes to litigation, there is no time to waste. Once you call our office, we can start building your case in your fight for compensation. In three short steps, your legal journey can begin today.

01. Free Case Evaluation

Call our office, send us an email, or chat with us online to receive a free case evaluation.

02. Get Signed Up

After your free case review, we can set up your client profile and gather any information you already have.

03. Start Your Recovery

We can take over your case from here and update you as it progresses. You can focus on your health while we focus on your case.


Frequently Asked Questions

Common Legal Questions

What is life like after a spinal cord injury?
The amount of independence and movement is different for each person depending on where on the spine the injury occurred. Every person who sustains a spinal cord injury will have a different lifestyle than before the injury.
Why do I need a car accident lawyer; can’t I just call the insurance company myself and try to get a settlement?
Insurance companies have skilled attorneys working to protect them as well as adjusters whose job it is to resolve claims for as little money as possible. Car accident victims representing themselves will usually be at a significant disadvantage. You should have skilled personal injury attorneys at your side, like those at Oresky & Associates, fighting for your rights, with a proven track record of obtaining over $300 Million Dollars in verdicts and settlements for New York accident victims. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced New York car accident attorney.
How Much Does It Cost To Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
When you are involved in a car accident, there is a free consultation. If you have a case, you pay no fees until we win your case. The cost calculates as a percentage of the amount you are awarded as compensation through settlement or jury trial, also known as a contingency fee basis.
Can I bring a car accident lawsuit if I am undocumented?
Personal injury lawsuits can be brought without regard to your immigration status. Even if you are undocumented you have the right to sue for money damages for lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering.
I Have Insurance, and I Have the Other Driver’s Insurance Information. Why Do I Need a Lawyer?
Unfortunately, people are not always honest, and you need a knowledgeable lawyer to help you gather evidence that you cannot get on your own. Of course, you need the accident report, but you also may need witness statements, certified weather reports,  photos from the accident scene,  driver statements,  and other evidence to establish liability.
What should I do after a car accident?
After a car accident, you should always call for help. While you wait for help to arrive, check for injuries—both your own and those of others involved in the collision. Be sure to accept necessary medical attention from any paramedics on the scene and follow up with a health care provider as soon as possible in the days following the accident. Last but not least, connect with a lawyer––and do it fast. Get more information on what to do after an auto accident by reading our full post.
What is a deposition?
A deposition or EBT (examination before trial) is an opportunity for the defendants’ lawyers to ask you questions under oath about how your accident occurred. Depositions are normally conducted in an attorney’s office or the office of the court reporter who is transcribing your testimony. All parties are usually deposed.
Will my car accident case go to trial?
Most car accident cases settle before trial, however, you must be prepared to go all the way to jury verdict. If the defense counsel or the insurance adjuster senses that you are not ready to go the distance, they will try and settle for less than full value. Make sure your case is prepared to go all the way.
Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer

How We Help Our Clients After An Injury

Our Bronx drunk driving accident attorneys provide full-service legal representation to people who have suffered personal injury in a motor vehicle accident involving a drunk driver. We’ll start by fully investigating your accident and interviewing witnesses when possible. We will also bring in any necessary expert witnesses, including accident reconstruction specialists, engineers, financial consultants and medical professionals, so that we can prepare and present the most compelling case for your full financial recovery.

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Get Help If You've Been Injured By A Drunk Driver

Our attorneys will look at all potential sources of recovery, including:

  • Persons or establishments that served the alcohol—We will investigate to determine Dram Shop or social host liability, looking to see if the at-fault driver was visibly intoxicated or was served a significant quantity of alcohol
  • Roadway defects—We will investigate whether the accident resulted from any negligence in the maintenance or care of the roadway including faulty traffic lights
  • Uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage—If the at-fault motorist either lacks insurance or has inadequate insurance to cover your losses, we will look to see if your policy has additional coverage for uninsured or underinsured motorists and pursue those claims

We’ll help you fight for compensation for all your losses, from wages and income to loss of companionship or consortium, from unreimbursed medical expenses to physical pain and suffering. Our New York City motor vehicle accident attorneys handle most types of injury suffered in a car crash, including broken bones, burns, brain or spinal cord trauma, permanent scarring or disfigurement, paralysis, and amputation or loss of limb. We also represent surviving family members in accidental or wrongful death claims.

Contact Oresky & Associates, PLLC

Get Help With Your Personal Injury Case Today

To schedule a confidential consultation with an experienced Bronx drunk driving accident attorney, send us an e-mail or call our office at (718) 993-9999. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week to take your call. We make home and hospital visits, if necessary. We handle all drunk driving accident claims on a contingency basis, only charging attorney fees if we recover compensation for your losses.

At Oresky & Associates, PLLC we offer dedicated representation to individuals who have suffered injuries in and around New York State including New York City, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn (Kings County), Staten Island (Richmond County), Westchester, Long Island, Suffolk County, and Nassau County.

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