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Corona Personal Injury Lawyer

Corona Personal Injury LawyerCorona is one of the newest neighborhoods in Queens, NY, relatively speaking. In an area that was colonized 400 years ago, Corona dates back to 1854. Since then, this neighborhood has become central to the borough.

However, its central position has a dark side. Car and truck accidents happen on neighborhood roads, and slip-and-fall accidents happen in local businesses and apartment buildings. When they happen, these accidents can disable you from working or even caring for yourself.

If you’ve been injured in the Corona neighborhood of Queens, New York, our experienced legal team at Oresky & Associates, PLLC can assist. Contact our Corona personal injury lawyers at 718-993-9999 for a free initial consultation to explore your legal options for compensation.

How Our Corona Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help You Fight for Fair Compensation

Oresky & Associates, PLLC has been serving accident victims in the Corona area of Queens, New York for over 30 years. Over that time, our Corona personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $400 million in injury compensation for our clients.

Our law firm has earned its long track record of success by providing:

  • Passionate advocates for accident victims and their rights
  • Seasoned litigators with decades of courtroom experience
  • Free consultations to advise clients about their legal options
  • Thorough and dedicated representation from start to finish

An accident can have a lasting impact on your health and finances. Contact Oresky & Associates, PLLC to discuss your Corona accident and the personal injury compensation you can pursue.

The History of the Corona Neighborhood in Queens

Corona was established in 1854 when developers sold the first lots in the northeast corner of Newtown. It remained a part of Newtown until 1872, when it became known as Corona. Sources disagree on the origins of the neighborhood’s name, but it may have come from Corona’s position as the “crown” of Queens.

Today, Corona sits next to one of NYC’s most famous sports venues, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows. It has apartment buildings, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and businesses.

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Corona Personal Injury Practice Areas

Oresky & Associates, PLLC represents victims of all types of accidents. Some of our primary personal injury practice areas include:

Car Accidents

In an average year, more car accidents happen in Queens than in Manhattan. Corona is bounded by busy streets on three sides and the Long Island Expressway on the fourth side. Accidents can result when careless, distracted, or intoxicated drivers hit traffic congestion.

Under New York law, you can only file a car accident claim against a negligent driver after a serious car accident. We understand your needs after you suffer a serious injury and will fight for your right to recover compensation.

Motorcycle Accidents

Most Corona motorcycle collisions happen when car or truck drivers fail to spot motorcyclists before it’s too late. When a motorcycle accident happens, a motorcycle does not protect its rider. Even when you wear a helmet, you could suffer serious injuries to your limbs, neck, and back.

Oresky & Associates, PLLC has the experience to get fair compensation from negligent drivers who crash into motorcyclists.

Truck Accidents

Businesses require a regular flow of goods in and out of the neighborhood. Semi-trucks and delivery trucks carrying freight can weigh up to 40 tons. On Corona’s crowded streets, trucks can cause devastating injuries to motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists.

Oresky & Associates, PLLC stands up to trucking companies that cause truck accidents through their negligence in loading, driving, and repairing their fleets.

Brain Injuries

A brain injury can happen in almost any type of accident in Corona. You do not even need to suffer head trauma to injure your brain. Drowning, medical malpractice, and collisions can leave you with permanent brain damage that could disable you.

Our personal injury attorneys understand the hurdles you face after suffering a brain injury and will fight to get the compensation you need to overcome them.

Wrongful Death

In New York, a deceased accident victim’s survivors can file a wrongful death claim against those responsible for their loved one’s death. Through this claim, you can get justice and financial compensation for your loss.

We’ll help you get full and just compensation after you lose a loved one to someone else’s negligent or intentional actions.

Compensation Available in Corona Personal Injury Cases

New York law allows you to recover compensation for both economic and non-economic losses after suffering an injury in an accident.

Economic damages include the financial costs of your injuries. Examples include:

  • Past and future medical bills
  • Lost wages and diminished future earnings
  • Missed paychecks
  • Out-of-pocket expenses
  • Property damage

Non-economic damages include the diminishment in your quality of life due to:

  • Disability
  • Disfigurement
  • Mental suffering
  • Physical pain

New York does not cap damages. Oresky & Associates, PLLC will fight for the maximum damages you can recover for your injuries and the resulting losses you suffered.

Comparative Fault in New York

New York uses pure comparative fault to allocate damages in a lawsuit. Each party responsible for causing the accident gets assigned a percentage of the fault. A personal injury victim who bears a share of the fault has their damages reduced.

Suppose that a claims adjuster assigns 15% of the blame for your accident to you. The insurance company will reduce your payout and only pay 85% of your losses from the accident.

We will advocate for you to ensure that you bear the minimum amount of blame based on the facts of your case.

Statute of Limitations for New York Personal Injury Lawsuits

You have a limited time to file a personal injury lawsuit in New York. In most cases, you must file your lawsuit within three years of your accident. Wrongful death cases must be filed within two years of your loved one’s date of death.

A judge will likely dismiss a lawsuit filed after the applicable deadline – so it’s important to seek legal advice to protect your rights.

Two or three years might seem like a lot of time. But it does not include the time to process an insurance claim and settle the case without going to court. You should start your claim as early as possible so that you can try to resolve your case without incurring the time and expense of a lawsuit.

Oresky & Associates, PLLC can evaluate your deadlines and help you settle your case or file a lawsuit to recover fair compensation.

Contact a Corona Personal Injury Lawyer To Schedule a Free Case Evaluation

If you were injured in Corona, Oresky & Associates, PLLC will provide experienced local legal representation to help you get fair compensation.

Contact us to schedule a free consultation to discuss your injuries and the compensation you may be entitled to under New York law.

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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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