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Astoria Personal Injury Lawyer

Astoria Personal Injury Lawyer

Were you hurt because of someone else’s negligence in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, NY? If so, you might have a legal right to compensation for your damages. That could mean getting paid for medical bills, suffering, and even lost wages.

Oresky & Associates, PLLC can help you with your personal injury case. Our Astoria personal injury lawyers are available for a free consultation. Contact us at (718) 993 9999 to set up a time at to learn more about getting justice or visit our office in Queens <a
Oresky & Associates, PLLC has recovered over $400 million for injured clients since 1992. We represent many people hurt in Astoria, Queens, every year. Our lawyers are recognized as Super Lawyers, members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and included in New York Magazine’s “New York’s Leading Personal Injury Lawyers.”


When you hire us to handle your injury case, our team will:

  • Investigate the cause of the accident
  • Find out who is responsible
  • File insurance claims and negotiate on your behalf
  • Consult with expert witnesses
  • Review medical records
  • File a personal injury lawsuit, when necessary
  • Keep track of important deadlines and documents
  • Go to trial on your behalf

We rely on over 30 years of legal experience to provide the best representation possible. Call us to learn more about our office and set up a free consultation.

The History of the Astoria Neighborhood in Queens

The Astoria neighborhood in Queens has a rich history that goes back to the mid-1600s. The land was originally called Hallet’s Cove, after the owner and his wife who settled in the area. Development began to surround Hallet’s Cove called Astoria Village, and Hallet’s Cove was incorporated in 1839.

During the late 19th century, German settlers moved to the neighborhood and established a furniture and cabinet-making district. This created a vibrant middle-class community. In 1870, Astoria Village was incorporated into Long Island City.

Today, Astoria is home to history and many attractions, including:

It is also home to residents who are looking for charm and a bustling neighborhood outside of Manhattan. Our office is located in Queens just 30 minutes via subway or a 25-minute drive from Astoria.

How to Get to Oresky & Associates, PLLC from Astoria

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Astoria Personal Injury Practice Areas

Oresky & Associates, PLLC is prepared to handle any type of personal injury case. In fact, our wide range of experience means that we have seen almost everything. However, our primary practice areas include the following types of cases.

Car Accidents

We represent people who are hurt in car accidents in Astoria. This usually includes filing insurance claims and negotiating with insurance on your behalf. Sometimes we also file personal injury lawsuits if we can’t fairly settle the case.

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are very dangerous and often result in serious injuries. Unfortunately, usually, the motorcyclist gets blamed. Our team is prepared to minimize unfair blame and maximize your recovery.

Truck Accidents

Truck accidents can be complicated, especially when it involves an 18-wheeler. These cases usually involve unique issues that are different from a regular car accident. We know how truck accidents happen and aren’t afraid to stand up to negligent trucking companies.

Brain Injuries

Experiencing a brain injury can change your life forever. Many of our clients with traumatic brain injuries need a lawyer to help them get access to important resources. This may include round-the-clock in-home care, lost future earning capacity, or even relocation.

Wrongful Death

Without the right lawyer, wrongful death cases can be traumatic for loved ones who are already suffering. Our lawyers handle each case with sensitivity while also ferociously advocating for justice.

Compensation Available in Astoria Personal Injury Cases

In Astoria personal injury cases, you can recover damages for financial and non-financial losses. The amount of your damages will vary depending on the specifics of your case. In general, we recover the following types of damages for our clients:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Property damage
  • Out-of-pocket expenses
  • Permanent disability

You are entitled to damages for past losses but also future losses as well. That means that you can recover lost wages or medical bills and expected future lost wages or expected future medical bills. A lawyer can help you calculate your total damages and prove them to insurance or in court.

Comparative Fault in New York

New York law applies pure comparative fault principles in personal injury cases. Under pure comparative fault, you can still recover some money for your injuries, even if you are partially responsible for causing the accident. In fact, you can still ask for money from the defendant, no matter how much responsibility you have.

For example, if you are 75% responsible for causing a car accident and the defendant is 25% responsible, you can recover 25% of your total damages. Of course, the goal is always to minimize your liability. However, it’s reassuring to know that you can still get some damage even if you are mostly at fault.

Statute of Limitations for New York Personal Injury Lawsuits

In New York, you have three years to file a personal injury lawsuit and two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit. If you wait too long before filing, then you lose the opportunity to pursue damages. A personal injury lawyer will make sure that you don’t miss the deadline as long as you hire them far enough in advance.

Contact an Astoria Personal Injury Lawyer to Schedule a Free Consultation

If you’re ready to speak with an Astoria personal injury lawyer, call Oresky & Associates, PLLC to set up a free consultation. Our team is ready to hear about your case and discuss your legal options. It’s best to get started on your case as soon as possible. You don’t want to miss your opportunity to recover what you deserve.

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Our convenient office locations in the Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan are staffed with bilingual staff members who are prepared to help you recover money for your losses. We will handle everything involved with your personal injury case.
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