Relevant & Important Information About Personal Injury Law So You Can Be In The Know


Legal Representation Regarding Injuries Requiring Amputation

When someone loses a limb or limbs in an accident, crucial legal questions immediately arise. Who is liable for the accident? What really caused the accident? And what is the financial value of a potential case, i.e., what future income will be lost, what past, present and future expenses will be incurred, and what dollar value can be attached to pain, suffering and diminished quality of life?


Burn Injuries

New York City Burn Injury Attorneys

At the New York City law office of Smiley & Smiley, LLP, we understand that burn injuries can change your life forever and require multiple skin grafts and years of rehabilitation/physical therapy. The lifelong financial toll of a burn injury can be in the millions of dollars. The reduced quality of life and emotional damage caused by scarring and other effects of serious burns must also be taken into account. Your personal injury settlement or verdict should reflect these lifelong financial and emotional costs.


Fatal Car Accidents

Compassionate Representation Following Fatal Car Accidents

When you are in the midst of the grieving process for a child or adult, you know that at some point you will need answers. You need a lawyer who can handle your wrongful death claim and relieve you of the burden of negotiating with insurers and investigating the car accident. If your family has lost someone in an accident, you need a lawyer with experience and success pursuing full financial compensation for surviving family members.



New York Attorneys Assisting Spinal Cord Injury Victims

Quadriplegia, resulting from a spinal cord injury, drastically changes a person's lifestyle and the lifestyle of the injured person's family. After a car accident, construction accident or medical emergency has caused paralysis of four limbs, the injured person has a long road ahead, typically divided into phases like these:


Traumatic Brain Injuries

New York Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

Traumatic brain injuries happen in many different ways — and in each circumstance, there are different paths by which to pursue compensation for the injured person. A serious head injury can occur — and head injuries have occurred in the past — through such catastrophic injuries as the following:


Fatal Bicycle Accidents

Helping Family Members Recover Following Fatal Bicycle Accidents

After a bicycle fatality, a skillful lawyer will explore every avenue and search for every potential source of compensation. Family members have many serious challenges to cope with after a fatal bicycle or pedestrian accident.


Fatal Pedestrian Accidents

Locating Answers Following A Fatal Pedestrian Accident

With no time to prepare, your entire world may have been turned upside down, all from someone else's negligent actions. The last thing you should have to deal with is calls from insurance adjusters. At Smiley & Smiley, LLP, we want to help you pick up the pieces after suffering the loss of your loved one in a pedestrian accident.


Fatal Truck Accidents

Truck Accident Lawyer Providing Representation Following Fatal Crashes

When a truck accident takes the life of someone close to you, it can be an emotional, draining and frustrating experience. Nothing can make up for the loss you have suffered. At the same time, you may want to seek justice against the negligent parties who caused the fatal accident.


Burn Injuries in Restaurants

Burn Injuries Occurring In New York City Restaurants

It happens more frequently than New York restaurants care to admit: A server spills a hot coffee on a patron, hot soup burns a patron's mouth, the grease in a to-go bag melts onto a patron's lap. If you have suffered a burn injury at a restaurant, can you sue the restaurant? In many cases, the answer is yes.

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