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Queens DUI Accident Lawyer

Queens DUI Car Accident Lawyer

If you were injured in a drunk driving accident in Queens, New York, you should be compensated for your injuries. The Queens DUI accident lawyers at Oresky & Associates, PLLC have decades of personal injury experience and can help protect your interests and maximize your compensation.

Our Queens personal injury attorneys have been helping injured victims get the financial resources they need to help them heal from their physical, emotional, and financial damages. We’ll fight just as hard for you. 

Contact Oresky & Associates, PLLC or give us a call at (347) 507-3884 for a free consultation with our skilled and top-rated drunk driving accident lawyers. We’ll go over your case and discuss your legal options.

How a Car Accident Lawyer Can Help You After a DUI Accident in Queens, NY

How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You After a DUI Car Accident in Queens, NY

At Oresky & Associates, PLLC, our car accident attorneys have won multi-million dollar awards for our clients. Our firm is respected and recognized across New York City for providing our clients with top-notch legal representation. 

We understand what a painful time this is for you. Car accidents can be frightening and traumatic. It’s even worse when you know it happened because of drunk driving and could have been prevented. As difficult as it is to deal with that fact, you should do everything you can to concentrate on recovering for yourself and your family. Let us deal with the drunk driver and get financial justice on your behalf.

If you choose our personal injury firm to represent you, you can expect our Queens car accident attorneys to do the following as part of our commitment to our clients: 

  • Discuss the accident with you in detail 
  • Conduct an investigation to understand exactly what happened 
  • Review evidence, including police reports, any drunk driving test results, security footage at the site of the accident, and witness statements
  • Work with medical professionals, accident reconstructionists, and other experts to testify on your behalf
  • Keep you informed and involve you throughout the process 
  • Handle discussions and negotiations with insurance companies to get you the maximum possible settlement 

If we’re unable to secure a fair settlement offer from the insurance company, we won’t hesitate to take them to court. Call Oresky & Associates, PLLC today to get started on building your case.

What Constitutes a DUI in Queens, NY?

A DUI means “driving under the influence.” Many people erroneously believe that DUI applies only to alcohol. It doesn’t. In the state of New York, DUI applies to driving after consuming a certain level of alcohol or any controlled substance. “Controlled substance” includes illegal drugs as well as drugs taken as part of a legal prescription. 

How Common Are Drunk Driving Accidents in Queens, New York?

New York City has an incredibly dense population, which makes the volume of overall traffic accidents unsurprising. 

In January 2022 alone, New York City had:

Total Accidents: 7733

Motorists Involved: 15,308

DUI-related: 174

Injured: 1429

Killed: 3

Queens, NY saw the following numbers that same month:

Total Accidents: 2231

Motorists Involved: 4474

DUI-related: 47

Injured: 457

Killed: 0

Accidents caused by driving under the influence are absolutely preventable. If someone chooses to drive under those conditions and put your life at risk, they should have to pay for your damages.

What Kinds of Damages Are Available To DUI Accident Victims in Queens, NY? 

Victims of Queens drunk driving accidents are typically eligible to receive damages that are broken into two categories: economic and non-economic. 

Economic Damages

Economic damages are those losses that are quantifiable and impact your finances directly.  

Examples of economic damages include:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Diminished future income
  • Rehabilitation
  • Therapy 
  • In-home care 
  • Medical devices, such as wheelchairs or prosthetics

Think of economic damages as those that are easier to calculate because they are likely to have a paper trail such as bills, estimates, and receipts.

Non-Economic Damages

Non-economic damages are those that are non-financial and don’t have a clear price tag.

Examples of non-economic damages include:

  • Pain and suffering
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Loss of consortium
  • Emotional distress
  • Disfigurement
  • Vehophobia (fear of driving)
  • Cognitive dysfunction

Non-economic damages are more personal and subjective in nature, but they are no less critical in impacting your quality of life. Our Queens DUI accident lawyers at Oresky & Associates, PLLC will do everything we can to prove your right to non-economic damages.

We’ll Fight To Recover Damages for All Injuries from the DUI Crash

Each DUI collision has unique circumstances and may result in a wide array of injuries. 

Here are some injuries that often occur due to DUI accidents: 

Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents can sometimes lead to death. If you lost a loved one in a DUI accident in Queens, our law firm can help you bring a wrongful death lawsuit. 

Contact a Queens DUI Accident Lawyer Today

Our Queens DUI accident lawyers at Oresky & Associates, PLLC know the devastation a drunk driving accident can have on your life. We’re committed to helping you get through this painful time by fighting to get you the money you deserve. 

Hiring the right Queens injury lawyer can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. Don’t risk your case to a less competent firm. There’s too much at stake. 

Give us a call to speak to a member of our highly-respected legal team. Your first consultation is free.

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