NEW YORK PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS
PURSUING YOUR INTERESTS AFTER AN ACCIDENT
Douglas M. Colbert represents victims of accidents in personal injury claims throughout the New York metropolitan area. He has over thirty years of experience practicing in New York City’s five boroughs and surrounding areas of Suffolk, Nassau, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster, and Dutchess counties.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligence (i.e., carelessness), then you could be entitled to compensation for damages such as medical bills, lost wages, diminished earning capacity, emotional pain and suffering, and prolonged disability.
Mr. Colbert supports clients by gathering the necessary evidence to present a personal injury claim and by negotiating a favorable settlement with insurance companies. If the compensation offered fails to meet our expectations, Mr. Colbert is prepared to take your claim to court.
Contact our NY personal injury lawyer to discuss your legal options after an accident.
TYPES OF PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS
In the past, Douglas M. Colbert, Esq. has represented a wide range of personal injury claims in New York:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Airplane crashes
- Bicycle accidents
- Premises liability
- Slip-and-fall injuries
- Products liability
- Medical malpractice
- Doctor and hospital negligence
- Nursing home negligence
- Dental malpractice
It's important to contact an attorney quickly after a personal injury accident. Time limits may bar you from recovery if you don't act immediately. Did you also know:
- In some instances, defendants are not required to keep records. If those records disappear, so does much of your evidence.
- If the defendant can show you are partially at fault, it may limit your recovery.
- If you miss certain deadlines, you cannot file a claim at all.
Our firm also handles claims involving the tragic loss of a loved one. For these wrongful death claims, Mr. Colbert is very sensitive to the difficult circumstances that his clients are experiencing and remains determined to recover compensation, along with a sense of justice, for the loss.